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Certificate IV in Business BSB40215

Overview

This course gives you the skills and knowledge required to understand business and commercial environments and issues relating to Management, Finance, Marketing and Human Resources.

Qualification: Certificate IV in Business BSB40215
Program No: C4-BC33
Campus: CIT Reid 
Duration: 1 semester full-time (20 hours per week) face-to-face classes plus approximately 10 hours of online study and independent learning) or part-time equivalent.

This program is part of a suite of programs which includes the Certificate III in Business, the Diploma of Business and Advanced Diploma of Business. Lower level qualifications or equivalent skills and knowledge are required for successful completion of higher level programs.
Cost Info:

2018 - Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. In addition, a Service and Amenities fee of $40 will be payable each semester. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance.

2019 - New enrolment fee arrangements will be introduced. The $40 Services and Amenities fee will be included in the total subject costs. Indicative program cost may vary slightly and the subject costs displayed will also change. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance.

Indicative Cost: $995
Likely Job Outcome: Business Operations & Development, Frontline Manager, Marketing Assistant.
Enrolment Type: Standard
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Skilled Capital Information

Skilled Capital

This course is offered under Skilled Capital. The initiative will give eligible participants the opportunity to complete a nationally recognised qualification and receive a completion payment from the Education Directorate. The completion payment is made upon successful completion of their skilled capital qualification which must be completed within two years of the commencement date.

To find out if you are eligible please visit the ACT Government Skilled Capital training website.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

You must:
- have Certificate III in Business or
- be able to demonstrate equivalent skills and knowledge and have at least one year equivalent full-time work experience

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Further Study

Canberra Institute of Technology
Diploma of Business
Diploma of Human Resources Management
Diploma of Leadership and Management

  • 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. 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 Foundation Skills 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

Complete 10 subjects (1 Core and 9 Electives)

Core - complete 1 subject

  • BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
    • CIT Code: OHSS206
      Cost: $110.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area in order to meet legislative requirements.
      It applies to individuals with supervisory responsibilities for implementing and monitoring the organisation’s WHS policies, procedures and programs in a work area. These individuals have a broad knowledge of WHS policies and contribute well developed skills in creating solutions to unpredictable problems through analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources. They provide supervision and guidance to others and have limited responsibility for the output of others.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives - complete 9 - not all electives will be available every semester

Complete minimum 5

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • BSBADM405 Organise meetings
    • CIT Code: CLER171
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise meetings including making arrangements, liaising with participants, and developing and distributing meeting related documentation.
      It applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who are required to organise a variety of meetings. They may provide administrative support within an enterprise, or have responsibility for these tasks in the context of a particular team, workgroup or project.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBREL401 Establish networks
    • CIT Code: MGNT323
      Cost: $70.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and maintain effective work relationships and networks through relationship building and negotiation skills required by workers within an organisation as well as freelance or contract workers.
      It applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of networking and negotiation who contribute well developed skills in creating solutions to unpredictable problems through analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources. They may have responsibility to provide guidance or to delegate aspects of tasks to others.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
    • CIT Code: PROJ194
      Cost: $120.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects.
      This unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project.
      The unit does not apply to specialist project managers. For specialist project managers, the other units of competency in the project management field (BSBPMG) will be applicable.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources
    • CIT Code: RETL182
      Cost: $60.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and analyse existing and required resources, their effective application and the accountability for their use.
      It applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of business resources who contribute well developed skills and knowledge to ensure adequate resources are available to perform the work of the organisation. They may have responsibility to provide guidance or to delegate aspects of these tasks to others.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Other - complete maximum 4

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • BSBSMB412 Introduce cloud computing into business operations
    • CIT Code: COMP383
      Cost: $100.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to understand the fundamentals of internet computing and cloud services. It involves undertaking a basic review of business computing needs and identifying options for introducing cloud computing services into a small business or work area in an organisation.
      It applies to individuals who use problem-solving skills and take responsibility for adopting and promoting approaches to improve business operations.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBMKG419 Analyse consumer behaviour
    • CIT Code: MKTG332
      Cost: $120.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse consumer behaviour for markets and specific needs.
      It applies to individuals who need to analyse consumer behaviour to examine factors that impact decisions to purchase products or services. They conduct a thorough analysis of consumer attitudes and behaviour, and make recommendations on marketing strategies to increase consumption of the product or service being marketed.
      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
  • BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities
    • CIT Code: MGNT349
      Cost: $100.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to monitor and obtain feedback on own work performance and access learning opportunities for professional development.
      This unit applies to individuals who are required to design their own work schedules and work plans and to establish priorities for their work. They will typically hold some responsibilities for the work of others and have some autonomy in relation to their own role.

      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

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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