Course Code: BSB40520


Certificate IV in Leadership and Management


Get your Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Are you an emerging leader in your organisation? You may have existing qualifications and technical expertise in your field, but this does not necessarily make you a good leader. In this qualification the focus is on providing leadership and guidance to others and taking responsibility for the effective functioning and performance of a team and its work outcomes. Previously known as the Frontline Management course, this qualification is suitable if you take the first line of management in any organisation/industry and are wanting to further develop your management and leadership skills.

Our self-paced study mode means that you can progress at a pace that is comfortable for you without the stress of assessment due dates and rigid class timetables.

  • Nationally Recognised? Yes
  • Who can enrol? Students in all States and Territories of Australia
  • Trainer Support? Unlimited

All training, assessment and student services for this course are offered by Adapt Education (RTO# 32452). We do not act as a broker and no aspect of your enrolment will be outsourced to another organisation.

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Course Details

BSB40120 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (12 units)

Core Units

BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace

BBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationships

BSBOPS402 Coordinate business operational plans

BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace

BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team

BSBLDR412 Communicate effectively as a workplace leader

BSBLDR414 Lead team effectiveness

BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities

BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs

BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships

BSBOPS404 Implement customer service strategies


In most instances you will have up to 2 years to complete this qualification. Being self-paced study you can enrol at any time and progress at any speed you like without the stress of due dates and rigid class time tables. Study duration depends on the hours you put in and your skill level. As a guide, someone dedicating 8 hours per week to study, could expect to complete the assessment component of the course in 6 – 8 months.

Note: students receiving government funding may be obligated to complete the program in a shorter time frame:

  • Centrelink (education supplement): Full time 29 weeks, part time 58 weeks
  • Traineeship: Full time up to 24 months, part time up to 48 months

Entry Requirements

  • This course includes practical components, you must therefore already be working in a role that involves coordinating work tasks and others and/or have support from an employer that will provide access to company systems for the purpose of project research.
  • You will have access to a computer and the internet to complete the assessment requirements of the course. Please discuss with Adapt if this is an issue as strategies can be put in place to assist.
  • You will have well developed Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills. Students who do not meet the minimum LLN requirements for this course will be provided a range of options and strategies to assist.
  • For information regarding Adapt Education’s policies and procedures please refer to our student handbook

There are no set in-take dates, so you can enrol online at any time. Alternatively call 1300 380 335 to enrol over the phone. To find out more about our enrolment process go to the How to Enrol page on this site.



Certificate 4 in Leadership and Management Course Fees

  • Fees quoted below are per student for the self-paced online study mode.
  • Please contact us for a quote for classroom based study, corporate or groups.
  • Enrolments cannot be accepted from international students or those in Australia on a student or education visa.
  • Fees quoted include:  course fees, administration fees and compulsory course materials such as text books, workbooks and handouts. Prices quoted do not include: face-to-face classes or tutoring, site visits, internet costs, stationary and other consumables such as printing paper, etc.

Certificate IV in Leadership and Management



Standard Course Fee 



Payment plans are offered at no additional cost! That’s right, you DO NOT pay more if you opt for a payment plan. All Fees can be incorporated into a payment plan. You nominate the payment periods (i.e. weekly, fortnightly or monthly). You nominate the amount you are comfortable paying (i.e. $50, $100, $200, etc.). The terms of each payment plan are nominated by you, then approved by us. All payment terms and conditions are agreed to in a direct debit agreement and are in line with National Vocational standards.

Upfront Payments can be made by credit card, bank transfer, cheque, money order or cash. Payment plans are processed with a direct debit system.


  • This qualification is approved for Commonwealth Incentive traineeship funding for eligible candidates.
  • This course is Centrelink approved and you may be eligible to receive the education supplement and the education entry payment. 
  • Refer to the Government funding page on this website to find out more.


What our students say…

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The work was manageable and I got positive feedback each time I submitted an assessment. I will definitely recommend Adapt, a fantastic experience. Alison Kowitz, Pratten

Lynda Clarke. WYNN VALE

Lynda Clarke. WYNN VALE

Thank you for all you have done for me, you are one amazing group of people! There is always someone at the end of the phone if you are ever stuck. When sending work in, it is marked within a day or so and comes back with thorough explanations. I am going to miss the study when it finishes. Lynda Clarke. WYNN VALE

Victoria Van Itallie, Parrearra

Victoria Van Itallie, Parrearra

I start my new job on Monday working primarily with Year 2 students. I am sure that having this course played a big part in getting the job. Victoria Van Itallie, Parrearra

Alison Kowitz, Pratten

Alison Kowitz, Pratten

The work was manageable and I got positive feedback each time I submitted an assessment. I will definitely recommend Adapt, a fantastic experience. Alison Kowitz, Pratten

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