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BSB40120 Certificate IV Business

Certificate-IV-Business (1)
BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business
Course Name : Certificate IV in Business
Location : Melbourne CBD Campus, Your place of work (based on workplace suitability checklist) & Satellite Campus (hired)
Duration : 52 Weeks or 12 Months

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This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of Business Services job roles. These individuals may have supervisory performance accountabilities.

Individuals in these roles carry out a mix of specialist and moderately complex administrative or operational tasks that require self-development skills. They use well-devel- oped skills and a broad knowledge base to apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems and analyse information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited re- sponsibility for the output of others.

Program duration and schedule

Program Length Up to 52 Weeks or 12 Months
*Duration may vary based on mode of delivery and/or RPL and CT.
Location Melbourne CBD Campus, Your place of work (based on workplace suitability checklist) & Satellite Campus (hired)
Traineeship Programs Availability Yes
* Please check eligibility
Intake Schedule Various dates throughout the year
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Fee Structure Please contact us at +61 3 9670 2985
or email at info@orange.edu.au to get
the latest information.

Assessment Methods

Assessment processes cover a broad range of skills and knowledge needed to demonstrate competency. All assessments of the units of competency for this qualification are conducted in accordance with the assessment guidelines and competency standards of the official Training Package for this qualification.

Assessment methods include, but are not limited to:

  • Written Questions (eg. Multiple choice/True and False/Question and Answer)
  • Practical Observation (eg. Third Party report/ Simulated Observation/ Presentation)
  • Assignment (eg. Project, Case Study, Written Report)


Unit Code Unit Name
Core Units
BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices
BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
BSBWRT411 Write complex documents
BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace
Elective Units
BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
BSBPEF502 BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
BSBCMM411 Make presentations
BSBMKG434 Promote product and services
BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

*Elective units are subject of change. Specialisations and preferences to be discussed at pre-training meeting.

Delivery mode and Methods

Workplace Based Delivery (WPB)
(Traineeship / Apprenticeship) Training undertaken at the workplace. All apprentices / trainees undertaking workplace based training for this qualification are withdrawn from routine work duties for a minimum of three hours per week, averaged over a four week cycle, for the purpose of un- dertaking structure training/learning activities (pro-rata for part time). Up to 12 months allocated time to complete the qualification.

Study methods include tutorials self-paced online learning, workbook completion, as well as direct contact with teacher either for group or individual consultation. Monthly contact is conducted to monitor progress against the Training Plan. Trainers/assessors conduct a minimum of 4 workplace visits per year (not including the initial sign-up visit) including tutorials.

Note:Workplace based training must be agreed to by the employer, the apprentice/trainee, and the RTO if it is to be successful. The workplace must be OHS compliant at all times and the employer takes full responsibility for this matter.

Entry requirements

To gain entry to this course, the applicants must:

  • Be aged 17 years or above at the time of applying for admission*.
  • Have completed a Year 11/12 qualification or equivalent.
  • Provide proof of Australian citizenship or permanent residency.
  • Provide verifiable USI (Unique Student Identifier).
  • Attend a pre-enrolment /pre-training meeting**.
  • Complete an LLN skills test (available in English language only).
  • Have internet access and a computer with up-to-date software (including Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Reader).
  • Please refer to our BYOD policy for more details: Source: http://bit.ly/34Lilde.
  • Have basic digital literacy (ability to communicate and access information through digital technologies alike internet platforms, emails, search engines and MS Office products).

Note: students below 18 years of age are required to provide a signed consent form by legal guardian All pre-enrolment/pre-training meeting are conducted face-to-face with the applicant. If impossible to meet face-to-face, online meetings can be arranged. Orange International College reserves the right to decide on the nature of the meeting.

Workplace Based Delivery (WPB) & Competency Based Training applicants only

Apart from the above, applicants interested in WPB and CB must be employed or hold a traineeship / apprenticeship in the field at the time of applying for admission.

Recognition of Prior Learning RPL and Credit Transfer CT

Credit Transfer

Students can request a credit transfer for any unit within this qualification, provided they can prove that such units have already been awarded to them by this or any other RTO or Institution. The number of viable credit transfers awarded may affect the duration of training. Original documents, copies or USI transcripts are to be provided prior to enrolment.


At enrolment of all learning programs OIC’s code of practice states that all candidates for assessment will be offered RPL. This is reiterated in the student handbook and acknowledged in writing.
RPL is an assessment process that assesses an individual’s non-formal and informal learning to determine the extent to which that individual has achieved the required learning outcomes, competency outcomes, or standards for entry to, and/or partial or total completion of a qualification.


Upon successful completion of this course, learners are awarded Certificate IV in Business (BSB40120), which is a nationally recognised qualification. Learners may use this qualification to gain entry into other VET courses, such as Diploma of Business, or seek employment in the business industry.

Students who do not complete all units may be eligible for a Statement of Attainment in partial completion of Certificate IV in Business (BSB40120).

Learning Pathways

Upon successfully completing BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business, you can pursue the following qualifications with Orange International College.

Certificate IV BSB50120 BSB50420 BSB50820 BSB60120
Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping Diploma of Business Diploma of Leadership and Management Diploma of Project Management Advanced Diploma of Business

Alternatively, you may be eligible to pursue any other AQF Level 5 qualification from any other training provider.

Employment Pathway

Upon successfully completing BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business, you may apply for the following positions:

  • Administration Officer
  • Customer Service Officer
  • Student Services Officer
  • Office Administration Assistant
  • Project Assistant
  • E-Business Practitioner

Course fees

Please contact us at 13000 MY OIC (69 642)
or email at info@orange.edu.au to get
the latest information or please visit at www.orange.edu.au

Payment Plan

Customised payment plans are available

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