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BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business

Course Outline

Course Outline

This qualification is suited to those working as administrators and project officers. In this role, individuals use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base to apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems and analyse information from a variety of resources.

They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.

This qualification provides participants with the skills to obtain occupational positions such as:

  • Coordinator
  • Leading hand
  • Supervisor
  • Team leader
Course code BSB40120
Start date Monthly intakes available. Please contact the admissions team for further information.International Students: +613 9450 0500

Local Students: 131389

Delivery mode classroom-based
Duration 52 weeks

Entry Requirements

RTO requirements

Domestic students

Training and assessments are conducted in English. Applicants must possess sound written and spoken English skills. You will be required to complete a Language Literacy, Numeracy test paper as part of an enrolment interview.

Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and the internet, and it is recommended that students have these available before or at enrolment.

International Students

The entry requirements for international students:

  • Must be 18 years old or over
  • Completed year 11 or equivalent
  • Minimum score of 5.5 – IELTS, 46 – TOEFL, 42 – PTE, 47 CAE score or equivalent

Training Package

There are no pre-requisite or any other training package entry requirements to enrol in this course.


For Domestic students:

The program has been designed to run for 22 weeks. The delivery is scheduled for 2 days a week at 2 sessions each day.

 For International students:

The program has been designed to run for 26 WEEKS INCLUDING 4 WEEKS of breaks. The delivery is scheduled for 2.5 days a week at 2 sessions on a full day and 1 session on a half day.

1 Session= 4 hrs

 ** Please note: duration in weeks may vary depending upon the number of contact days per week.


Pathways from the qualification

Further training pathways from this qualification include:

  • BSB50120 – Diploma of Business
  • BSB60120 – Advanced Diploma of Business

Employment or occupational pathway

Job roles related to this qualification include:

  • Coordinator
  • Leading hand
  • Supervisor
  • Team leader

Units of study

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 12 units

6 core unit plus 6 elective units.

(NB: Elective units may vary by state and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements)

BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices
BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships
BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
BSBWRT411 Write complex documents
BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBPEF403 Lead personal development
BSBPOS405 Organise business meetings
BSBOPS401 Coordinate business resources
BSBTEC401 Design and produce complex text documents
BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets

Assessment Methods

MITT uses a range of assessment methods which may include:

  • Written assessment (open book)
  • Projects
  • Case study
  • Observation

Assessment will be either a Recognition of Prior Learning pathway or a Training and Assessment pathway.

For a Training and Assessment pathway, participants are advised of the assessment requirements at the start of each training session.

Students not achieving competency in any of the assessments will be required to undertake another assessment under the terms and conditions of MITT’s reassessment policy.

RPL/Credit Transfer

You can apply for recognition of prior learning, academic credit and work experience towards this qualification. During the course of your life you will develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. Through work, volunteer roles, family commitments and various tasks undertaken in everyday life, you are building up a bank of knowledge. The evidence of these skills and knowledge accumulated can be used to help you gain a qualification.

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Credit Transfer

Course Intake Dates

Please note: dates are subject to change due to holidays and availability.

If the dates provided do not suit you, please contact us at 03 9450 0500, as we will accommodate dates to suit students’ needs.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
International Students 9th 24th 17th 9th