BSB40120

Certificate IV in Business

CRICOS Course Code: 105746G
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The Certificate IV in Business is suited to those working as administrators and project officers. In these roles people use 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 responsibility for the output of others.

Course Overview

The Certificate IV in Business is a great way to learn about how a business operates and what staff need to do to grow a business. This course has a good balance of marketing, customer service, operational intelligence and managing staff. A great way to begin your own business or get your career underway in business!

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Entry Requirements

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  • Entry Requirements

    There are no stated entry requirements in the Training Package for entry into BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business.
    International students must be 18 years of age and provide evidence of the following published entry requirements:

    Year 11 or equivalent and above, and
    English Language Entry Requirements:
    IELTS score 5.5 minimum (no band less than 5.0); or equivalent.
    Any AQF qualification at the Certificate III level or above in any discipline area, delivered and assessed in English only, will be sufficient for meeting both the academic and English language entry requirements.

  • English Language Requirements

    IELTS 5.5 with no band less than 5.0
    Completion of 12 weeks of General English at Upper-Intermediate level or equivalent with a minimum B grade.
    Completion of Cambridge Course B2(FCE) with a minimum B grade.
    Completion of EAP1 with a minimum B grade.

Academic Calendar



Academic Calendar 2022

  • BSB40120 Certificate IV Business
    Term 1 (10 weeks) 10 Jan 2022 to 20 Mar 2022 Duration Unit start date Unit end date
    BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices 4 weeks 10-Jan-22 6-Feb-22
    BSBHRM413 Support the learning and development of teams and individuals 3 weeks 7-Feb-22 27-Feb-22
    BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships 3 weeks 28-Feb-22 20-Mar-22
    Holiday Break 3 weeks 21-Mar-22 10-Apr-22
    Term 2 (10 weeks) 11 Apr 2022 to 19 Jun 2022 Duration Unit start date Unit end date
    BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in the work environment 4 weeks 11-Apr-22 8-May-22
    BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence 3 weeks 9-May-22 29-May-22
    BSBWRT411 Write complex documents 3 weeks 30-May-22 19-Jun-22
    Holiday Break 3 weeks 20-Jun-22 10-Jul-22
    Term 3 (10 weeks) 11 Jul 2022 to 18 Sep 2022 Duration Unit start date Unit end date
    BSBCRT412 Articulate, present and debate ideas 4 weeks 11-Jul-22 7-Aug-22
    BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs 3 weeks 8-Aug-22 28-Aug-22
    BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace 3 weeks 29-Aug-22 18-Sep-22
    Holiday Break 3 weeks 19-Sep-22 9-Oct-22
    Term 4 (10 weeks) 10 Oct 2022 to 19 Dec 2022 Duration Unit start date Unit end date
    BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace 4 weeks 10-Oct-22 6-Nov-22
    BSBPEF401 Manage personal health and wellbeing 3 weeks 7-Nov-22 27-Nov-22
    BSBCMM411 Make presentations 3 weeks 28-Nov-22 18-Dec-22
    Break 3 weeks 19-Dec-22 8-Jan-23

Academic Calendar 2023

  • BSB40120 Certificate IV Business
    Term 1 (10 weeks) 9 Jan 2023 to 19 Mar 2023 Duration Unit start date Unit end date
    BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices 4 weeks 9-Jan-23 5-Feb-23
    BSBHRM413 Support the learning and development of teams and individuals 3 weeks 6-Feb-23 26-Feb-23
    BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships 3 weeks 27-Feb-23 19-Mar-23
    Holiday Break 3 weeks 20-Mar-23 9-Apr-23
    Term 2 (10 weeks) 10 Apr 2023 to 18 Jun 2023 Duration Unit start date Unit end date
    BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in the work environment 4 weeks 10-Apr-23 7-May-23
    BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence 3 weeks 8-May-23 28-May-23
    BSBWRT411 Write complex documents 3 weeks 29-May-23 18-Jun-23
    Holiday Break 3 weeks 19-Jun-23 9-Jul-23
    Term 3 (10 weeks) 10 Jul 2023 to 17 Sep 2023 Duration Unit start date Unit end date
    BSBCRT412 Articulate, present and debate ideas 4 weeks 10-Jul-23 6-Aug-23
    BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs 3 weeks 7-Aug-23 27-Aug-23
    BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace 3 weeks 28-Aug-23 17-Sep-23
    Holiday Break 3 weeks 18-Sep-23 8-Oct-23
    Term 4 (10 weeks) 9 Oct 2023 to 18 Dec 2023 Duration Unit start date Unit end date
    BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace 4 weeks 9-Oct-23 5-Nov-23
    BSBPEF401 Manage personal health and wellbeing 3 weeks 6-Nov-23 26-Nov-23
    BSBCMM411 Make presentations 3 weeks 27-Nov-23 17-Dec-23
    Break 3 weeks 18-Dec-23 8-Jan-24
  • STUDY MODE + TIMETABLE
    • Face to face (online during COVID-19) classes – 15 hours per week Self-study – 5 hours per week
    • Classes are schedule for both day and evening sessions. Students are required to attend classes on campus or online 15 hours per week.)
    • ECA College reserves the right to change the timetable without prior notice.
  • ASSESSMENT

    Students undertake a range of practical assessments for each unit of competency. The methods of assessment will vary according to the requirements of each unit of competence and these include: Knowledge tests Practical demonstrations Presentations Case studies Projects Role plays

Study Pathway

  • BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business

    CRICOS Course Code:105746G

  • BSB50120 Diploma of Business

    CRICOS Course Code:105748E

    BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business

    CRICOS Course Code:104515H

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