Certificate IV in Business

Course Duration
Delivery Mode
(15 hours in-person, 5 hours online), Blended
Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who may carry out a mix of specialist and moderately complex administrative or operational tasks in a variety of Business Services job roles. You can gain the skills for success as an office supervisor, reception manager, personal assistant, and more in various sectors including Public Administration, Purchasing and Procurement, Warehousing and Storage, Logistics, Recordkeeping, Business Administration, Ground Operations and so on.

At Invicta, our business courses will prepare you to become job-ready by learning in a simulated business environment. This course will help you to build the necessary skills and knowledge required to thrive in a range of industries and gain a competitive advantage in the job market.


52 weeks including 40 weeks of training and assessment delivery and 12 weeks of holidays.


Entry requirements

Be over the age of 18
Demonstrate good command of written and spoken English
Verified evidence of IELTS Level 5.5 overall (or equivalent). Other English language tests such as PTE (score 42) and TOEFL (score 46) can be accepted.
Have completed a Secondary School Certificate (HSC)/Australian Year 12 or equivalent


Additionally, all applicants are required to:
Complete Pre-Enrollment Interview – to assess suitability to undertake the course
Complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) assessment – a diagnostic process to identify if prospective student requires LLN support.

(Note: Any AQF qualification at the Certificate III level or above in any discipline area delivered and assessed in English only will be deemed as meeting both the academic and English language entry requirements)

Career Pathway

This qualification may provide entry into employment in the following or related roles:
Personal Assistant
Office Administrator
Sustainability Manager
Sales Assistant
Sustainability Officer
Trade Coordinator
Assistant Records Manager
Customer service Assistant

Further Study

Students who successfully complete this qualification may progress onto BSB50120 Diploma of Business or BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management

Fees and charges

Tuition Fee: AUD 7,000
Enrolment Fee: AUD 200
Material Fee: AUD 300
Total cost: AUD 7,500


A nationally accredited Qualification at the Certificate IV level, BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business

Delivery Mode

Blended (20 hours per week including 15 hours of face-to-face week in a classroom and/or an automotive workshop-based training and assessment and 5 hours of online study)

Course Structure

The course will be delivered over a 12-month period across 6 terms. Each term consists of 6 weeks of delivery and two weeks of break. Students will attend college in-person 2 days per week (15 hours). The face-to-face component is conducted in a combination of classroom and simulated business environment. In addition to face‐to‐face learning, students will also complete 5 hours of online study each week to assist them in building their professional knowledge and undertake work toward their assignments.


A variety of assessment methods are used to assess the students including (but not limited to) written and oral questions, observation, projects/reports, practical demonstration, role-play. Assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet. A fully equipped Computer Lab and free internet access available at the campus and it is essential for the student to have access to computer device and possess basic computer skills.

What will I study?

To achieve the qualification, students are required to complete 12 units of competency (6 core and 6 elective units).
Units of CompetencyCore/Elective
BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplaceCore
BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures, and programsCore
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligenceElective
BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationshipsCore
BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplaceElective
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a teamElective
BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practicesCore
BSBPEF402 Develop personal work prioritiesElective
BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environmentCore
BSBWRT411 Write complex documentsCore
BSBOPS402 Coordinate business operational plansElective
BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboardingElective