Certificate IV in Business

This qualification will equip you with the essential skills to complete a wide range of administrative and operational tasks within an organisation.

Learn to articulate and present your ideas, write complex documents, build and maintain business relationships, implement safety procedures, and coordinate operational plans.

Your valuable skillset will be transferable across many industries and roles, with the ability to think critically and apply solutions to a range of unpredictable problems.

Not sure what area you want to specialise in yet? This is the perfect foundation for diploma courses in business, leadership and management and project management.

Career Opportunities

Upon graduation, your newly acquired skillset means you could start your career as a:

  • Personal Assistant
  • Office Administrator
  • Sales Assistant
  • Analyst

Qualification Structure and Course Content

This qualification applies to a range of administrative roles in varied contexts.

Individuals in these positions use some discretion and judgement and may provide technical advice and support to a team.

Module A: Projects & concepts

Subject Unit of Competency
BSBCRT412 Articulate, present and debate ideas
BSBPMG430 Undertake project work

Module B: Business Computing

Subject Unit of Competency
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets

Module C: Customer Service

Subject Unit of Competency
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
BSBPRO301 Recommend products and services

Module D: Business Communication

Subject Unit of Competency
BSBADM302 Produce texts from notes
BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy

Module E: Business Communication

Subject Unit of Competency
BSBADM302 Produce texts from notes
BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy

Module F: Business Communication

Subject Unit of Competency
BSBADM302 Produce texts from notes
BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy

Sample Timetable

SELC business administration courses sample timetable

Terms and Breaks

This qualification is delivered over 6 terms of 9 weeks. The total study period is 54 weeks.
Your exact enrolment and break lengths depend on your start date.

SELC vet courses calendar
* Please note the Christmas/New Year break is 7 weeks and the first break of 2022 is 4 weeks long.

Delivery and Assessment

All vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment types that may include written assignments, case studies, reports, group tasks, portfolios and/or presentations. Students must successfully pass all units to complete the qualification.

All course materials and workbooks are available for free download from SELC’s e-learning platform. Assessment workbooks are provided inclusive of course fees.

Exit point/Award

Nationally_Recognised_Training BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business Administration (AQF – 3) is a nationally recognised qualification under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Entry

Academic
Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or international equivalent.

English Level
IELTS proficiency level of 5.5 or above or equivalent.