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Certificate IV in Business BSB40120

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 BSB40120

Program No:

C4-BT19

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:

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost:

$1,950

Likely Job Outcome:

Team leader, front line manager, executive officer, office manager.

Application Type:

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Timetable Information

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Additional Information

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.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

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

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.

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 12 subjects (6 Core and 6 Electives)

Core: Complete all 6

  • BSBCRT411   Apply critical thinking to work practices
    • CIT Code: BUSN289
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use advanced-level critical thinking skills in a workplace context. This includes using methods of analysis, synthesis and evaluation.The unit applies to individuals who evaluate existing or proposed work practices. These individuals are typically responsible for reviewing or developing work processes, products or services that may be proposed or already existing. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBTEC404   Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
    • CIT Code: BUSN553
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to understand the fundamentals of using digital technologies to collaborate in a workplace context, including working as part of a remote team. It involves undertaking a basic review of organisational processes to identify opportunities for using digital technologies to complete work tasks more efficiently and effectively.The unit applies to those who use problem-solving skills and take responsibility for adopting and promoting approaches to improve organisational operations, particularly relating to the use of digital technologies. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBTWK401   Build and maintain business relationships
    • CIT Code: BUSN559
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, develop and maintain effective work relationships and networks through relationship building and negotiation skills required by workers. These workers may be within an organisation as well as freelance or contract workers.The unit applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of networking and negotiation who contribute to creating solutions to unpredictable problems. They may have responsibility for and provide guidance to others.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWHS411   Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
    • CIT Code: BUSN566
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      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.The unit applies to those with supervisory responsibilities in a work area who have a broad knowledge of WHS policies and contribute well-developed skills in creating solutions to 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.NOTES1. The terms 'occupational health and safety' (OHS) and 'work health and safety' (WHS) are equivalent, and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where model WHS laws have not been implemented, registered training organisations (RTOs) are advised to contextualise this unit of competency by referring to existing WHS legislative requirements.2. The model WHS laws include the model WHS Act, model WHS Regulations and model WHS Codes of Practice. See Safe Work Australia for further information.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWRT411   Write complex documents
    • CIT Code: BUSN568
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, draft and finalise complex documents. The unit applies to individuals who work in a range of business environments and are skilled in the creation of documents that are more complex than basic correspondence, memos and/or forms and that require review and analysis of a range of information sources.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBXCM401   Apply communication strategies in the workplace
    • CIT Code: COMM511
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to facilitate and apply communication strategies in the workplace within any industry. This unit has a specific focus on the communication skills required for supervisor level workers with responsibility for other workers.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete minimum 2

  • BSBPEF401   Manage personal health and wellbeing
    • CIT Code: BUSN481
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify signs and sources of strain on personal health and wellbeing (both physical and mental) within job roles and according to key performance indicators (KPIs).The unit applies to individuals who operate with a high level of autonomy, have excellent communication skills and apply knowledge of organisational policies and relevant legislation.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPEF402   Develop personal work priorities
    • CIT Code: BUSN482
      Cost: Standard $100.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and prioritise own work tasks. It also addresses the skills and knowledge to monitor and obtain feedback on personal work performance. The 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.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: May complete maximum 4

  • BSBTEC401   Design and produce complex text documents
    • CIT Code: BUSN550
      Cost: Standard $250.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and develop business documents using complex technical features of word processing software.The unit applies to those who work in a range of business environments and have skills which may be applied in the provision of administrative support within an enterprise, or by technical experts responsible for producing their own word- processed documents.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBTEC402   Design and produce complex spreadsheets
    • CIT Code: BUSN551
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use spreadsheet software to complete business tasks and produce complex documents.The unit applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who require skills in creation of complex spreadsheets to store and retrieve data. They may work as individuals providing administrative support within an enterprise, or may be independently responsible for designing and working with spreadsheets relevant to their own work roles.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBOPS405   Organise business meetings
    • CIT Code: BUSN591
      Cost: Standard $100.00
      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. The unit applies to those employed in a range of work environments who are required to organise a variety of business 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. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBHRM417   Support human resources functions and processes
    • CIT Code: BUSN322
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support work across a range of human resource functional areas.The unit applies to individuals who require a broad understanding of human resource functions, associated policy frameworks and the administrative requirements to support these functions and policies.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBLDR411   Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
    • CIT Code: BUSN382
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams and individuals by modelling high standards of conduct to reflect the organisation's standards and values.The unit applies to individuals who are making the transition from being a team member to taking responsibility for the work and performance of others and providing the first level of leadership within the organisation. These leaders have a strong influence on the work culture, values and ethics of the teams they supervise.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBOPS402   Coordinate business operational plans
    • CIT Code: BUSN592
      Cost: Standard $120.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement operational plans by planning and acquiring resources, monitoring and adjusting operational performance and providing reports on performance, as required. The unit applies to individuals who plan activities to achieve team and organisational objectives. At this level, work will normally be carried out within routine and non-routine methods and involve procedures that require planning, evaluation, leadership and guidance of others. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBXTW401   Lead and facilitate a team
    • CIT Code: MGNT797
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively lead and facilitate a team in a workplace within any industry. This unit has a specific focus on the teamwork skills required for team leader or supervisor level (depending on organisational structure) workers with responsibility for others or teams.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBFIN401   Report on financial activity
    • CIT Code: BUSN593
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes skills and knowledge required to prepare financial reports in line with statutory reporting requirements. This includes compiling and analysing financial data. The unit applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who are responsible for preparing financial reports. They may be individuals providing administrative support within an organisation, or they might have responsibility for these tasks in relation to their own workgroup or role. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBCMM412   Lead difficult conversations
    • CIT Code: BUSN594
      Cost: Standard $120.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare, facilitate and lead difficult conversations. The unit applies to individuals who may work as managers and leaders, and are required to lead difficult conversations in the workplace. They contribute well developed verbal and relationship building skills in having difficult conversations. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBHRM413   Support the learning and development of teams and individuals
    • CIT Code: BUSN318
      Cost: Standard $100.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine individual and team development needs and to facilitate the development of the workgroup.The unit applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of learning and development who apply their skills in addressing development needs to meet team objectives. They may have responsibility to provide guidance or to delegate aspects of tasks to others.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBHRM415   Coordinate recruitment and onboarding
    • CIT Code: BUSN320
      Cost: Standard $200.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement strategies to source candidates and to assess their suitability for available positions.The unit applies to individuals working in a human resources job role, as well as those for whom recruitment and onboarding are part of their broader duties. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG430   Undertake project work
    • CIT Code: BUSN496
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a minor 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.The 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.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: May complete maximum 2

  • BSBLDR412   Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
    • CIT Code: BUSN383
      Cost: Standard $100.00
      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.The 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.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBLDR413   Lead effective workplace relationships
    • CIT Code: BUSN384
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the 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.The 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, evaluation, leadership and guidance of others.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Advanced Diploma Business BSB60120
Diploma Business BSB50120
Certificate III Business Administration BSB30415
Certificate III Business BSB30120
Certificate II Workplace Skills BSB20120
Statement Attainment training Innovation for Business [from BSB]
Statement Attainment training Essential Work Skills [from BSB]

More Information

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