(BSB40215) Certificate IV in Business

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CRICOS ID – 086960G
Course Duration – 21 weeks
Course Fee – AU$6,600
Location – Hobart, Launceston
Intake Dates – February, July


Course Overview

This course is designed to develop basic skills in the management of people, operations, resources and finance.

This qualification would suit:

  • People who wish to develop broad, entry-level skills for the Business environment
  • People who wish to further their study of Business Management at Diploma level or higher

Career Opportunities

Job titles and roles vary across different industry sectors.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Administrator
  • Office Administration Assistant
  • Project Officer
  • Project Manager


Pathways to further study

Diploma of Management

Diploma + Degree


Course Structure

To achieve a Certificate IV in Business, 10 units must be successfully completed:

  • 1 core unit
  • 9 electives
Core Unit:
  • BSBWHS401A Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
Elective Units  (Launceston)
  • BSBHRM401A Review Human Resources functions
  • BSBMKG401B Profile the market
  • BSBMKG402B Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets
  • BSBLED401A Develop teams and individuals
  • BSBRES401A Analyse and present research information
  • BSBCMM401A Make a presentation
  • BSBADM405B Organise meetings
  • BSBCUS401B Coordinate implementation of customer service stratagies
  • BSBCUS402B Address customer needs
  • BSBHRM402A Recruit select and induct staff
  • BSBITA401A Design databases
  • BSBITU402A Develop and use complex spreadsheets
  • BSBWRT401A Write complex documents
  • BSBITU401A Design and develop text documents
  • BSBITU404A Produce complex desktop published documents
Elective Units (Hobart)
  • BSBWHS401A Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative needs
  • BSBCUS402B Address customer needs
  • BSBFIA402A Report on financial activity
  • BSBCMM401A Make a presentation
  • BSBMKG413A Promote products and services
  • BSBMKG414B Undertake marketing activities
  • BSBREL401A Establish networks
  • BSBRES401A Analyse and present research information
  • BSBWHS501A Ensure a safe workplace
  • BSBHRM405A Support the recruitment selection and induction of staff


Assessment Process

Throughout all assessments, Occupational Health & Safety procedures must be followed. Options for assessment will include:

  • Simulations
  • Projects
  • Problem based learning
  • Presentations
  • Workplace research and reflection
  • Reports and plans
  • Written assignments


Entry Requirements

  • Certificate III in Business
  • IELTS 5.5 General Training (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent.


Recognition of Prior Learning

At TasTAFE we believe that the things you already know how to do should be formally recognised.

Regardless of how, when or where the learning occurred, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of your skills and experience.  When you apply to attend TasTAFE you can ask for recognition of:

  • schooling
  • formal/informal learning
  • life experience
  • employment/work experience.

You may also be able to apply for credit transfer for units/modules that you have completed previously at another training organisation.

It is also possible to apply for credit for TasTAFE subjects if you decide to study at university.



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