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Certificate IV in Leadership and Management BSB42015

Overview

In this qualification you will gain the skills and knowledge to perform the role of individuals working as developing and emerging leaders and managers in a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

Qualification: Certificate IV in Leadership and Management BSB42015
Program No: C4-BT06
Campus: CIT Reid 
Duration: 1 semester full-time (25 hours per week) of face-to-face classes, online study and independent learning OR part-time equivalent plus you will be expected to complete up to 15 hours per week of self-directed learning to practise and develop your skills.

At CIT this program is part of a suite of programs which includes the Certificate III in Business/Certificate III in Business Administration, Certificate IV in Leadership and Management, the Diploma of Leadership and Management and Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management. Lower level qualifications or equivalent skills and knowledge are required for successful completion of higher level programs.

If you have extensive relevant work experience and/or other relevant qualifications, you may be able to seek recognition or fast-track through the learning requirements and complete your qualification in less time.
Likely Job Outcome: Team leader, supervisor, front line manager.
Application Type: Public
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Timetable Information

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Entry Requirements / How to Apply

You must have at least the equivalent of one year of work experience or have any Business Certificate or be able to demonstrate equivalent skills and knowledge.

If you are entering this program as a Trainee/Apprentice under the Australian Apprenticeships arrangements, you must be employed in the industry and you must register with an Apprentice Network Provider (ANP) prior to enrolment.

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If you need assistance you can go to Unique Student Identifier (USI), drop in to any CIT Library or CITSA office or contact CIT Student Services on 6207 3188.

Further Study

Successful completion of this qualification provides entry into the Diploma of Leadership and Management.

Successful completion of the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management, the Diploma of Leadership and Management and the Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management, in addition to some relevant work experience, allows students to continue into the Charles Sturt University Graduate Certificate in Management (Professional Practice) delivered at CIT.

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. See below to check your literacy skills. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Education and Community or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Core - complete all 4 subjects

  • BSBLDR401  Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
    • CIT Code: COMM492
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively as a workplace leader, including understanding the context, choosing methods of communication to suit the audience, and following up. This unit applies to managers, supervisors and team leaders required to communicate with other persons within the workplace.
      Communication skills cover a range of methods and contexts within principally structured environments.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBLDR402  Lead effective workplace relationships
    • CIT Code: COMM366
      Cost: $100.00
      Description:

      This unit defines skills, knowledge and outcomes required to use leadership to promote team cohesion. It includes motivating, mentoring, coaching and developing the team and forming the bridge between the management of the organisation and team members.
      This unit applies to team leaders, supervisors and new or emerging managers where leadership plays a role in developing and maintaining effective workplace relationships. It applies in any industry or community context.
      At this level work will normally be carried out within routine and non-routine methods and procedures, which require planning and evaluation and leadership and guidance of others.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBLDR403  Lead team effectiveness
    • CIT Code: MGNT388
      Cost: $115.00
      Description:

      This unit defines skills, knowledge and outcomes required to plan and supervise the performance of the team and develop team cohesion. It applies team leaders, supervisors and new emerging managers who have an important leadership role in the development of efficient and effective work teams.
      Leaders at this level also provide leadership for the team and bridge the gap between the management of the organisation and the team members. As such they must 'manage up' as well as manage their team/s.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBMGT402  Implement operational plan
    • CIT Code: MGNT437
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement the operational plan by monitoring and adjusting operational performance, planning and acquiring resources and providing reports on performance as required.
      It applies to individuals who plan activities to achieve the measurable, stated objectives of the team and the organisation. At this level work will normally be carried out within routine and non-routine methods and procedures which require planning, evaluation, leadership and guidance of others.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives - complete 8 of 9 subjects

Not all electives offered each semester
  • BSBFIA402  Report on financial activity
    • CIT Code: MGNT381
      Cost: $70.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to report financial activity for business both in response to client requests and to meet statutory requirements such as the completion of financial reports. This unit applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of financial activities who contribute financial skills and knowledge to address reporting requirements of clients and legal authorities. They may have responsibility to provide guidance or to delegate aspects of these tasks to others.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBINN301  Promote innovation in a team environment
    • CIT Code: INNO112
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to be an effective and proactive member of an innovative team. It applies to individuals who play a proactive role in demonstrating, encouraging or supporting innovation in a team environment. The individual may be a team participant or a team leader. Teams may be formal or informal and may comprise a range of personnel.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBLDR404  Lead a diverse workforce
    • CIT Code: MGNT769
      Cost: $100.00
      Description:

      This unit identifies the behaviours, skills and knowledge required to lead a diverse workforce. It covers identifying, analysing and engaging with a diverse workforce to maximise the benefit of diversity to the organisation. The unit applies to supervisors, team leaders, new and emerging managers who lead within a diverse workforce environment and exercise discretion and autonomy within a structured business context.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBMGT403  Implement continuous improvement
    • CIT Code: MGNT439
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement the organisation’s continuous improvement systems and processes. It covers using systems and strategies to actively encourage the team to participate in the process, monitoring and reviewing performance, and identifying opportunities for further improvements.
      It applies to managers who have an active role in implementing the continuous improvement process to achieve the organisation's objectives. Their position is closely associated with the creation and delivery of products and services which means that they have an important role in influencing the ongoing development of the organisation.
      At this level, work will normally be carried out within routine and non-routine methods and procedures, which require planning, evaluation, leadership and guidance of others.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBCMM401  Make a presentation
    • CIT Code: MKTG156
      Cost: $70.00
      Description:

      This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to prepare, deliver and review a presentation to a target audience.
      This unit applies to individuals who may be expected to make presentations for a range of purposes, such as marketing, training and promotions. They contribute well developed communication skills in presenting a range of concepts and ideas.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBMKG413  Promote products and services
    • CIT Code: SELL115
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to coordinate and review the promotion of an organisation’s products and services. It applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of the promotion of products and services specific to an organisation. They may have responsibility to provide guidance or to delegate aspects of these tasks to others.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWRT401  Write complex documents
    • CIT Code: COMM344
      Cost: $100.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan documents, draft text, prepare final text and produce documents of some complexity. It applies to individuals who work in a range of business environments and are skilled in the creation of reports, information and general promotion documents that are more complex than basic correspondence, memos or forms and that require review and analysis of a range of information sources.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBHRM405  Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
    • CIT Code: MGNT755
      Cost: $100.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to execute tasks associated with the recruitment cycle and apply in-depth knowledge of the work of the organisation, and how recruitment and selection practices fit with other human resources functions. This unit applies to individuals who support recruitment, selection and induction functions under the direction of a human resource manager.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Graduate Diploma Management (Professional Practice)
Graduate Certificate Management (Professional Practice)
Advanced Diploma Management (Human Resources) BSB60915
Advanced Diploma Leadership and Management BSB61015
Diploma Human Resources Management BSB50615
Diploma Leadership and Management BSB51915
Certificate IV Human Resources BSB41015
Certificate IV Workplace and Business Coaching 10535NAT
Certificate IV New Small Business BSB42615
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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au