Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

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

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as developing and emerging leaders and managers in a range of enterprise and industry contexts. As well as assuming responsibility for their own performance, individuals at this level are likely to provide leadership, guidance, and support to others. They may also have some responsibility for organising and monitoring the output of teams.You will gain the skills required to provide sound leadership and confidently manage a team in different industries including Automotive Manufacturing, Warehousing and Storage, Business Administration, Retail Management, Logistics, Environmental Health, Customer Service, Purchasing and Procurement and so on.

At Invicta, our leadership courses will help you fine tune your leadership style and prepare you by practicing those skills while learning in a simulated business environment. It will help you to build the necessary skills and knowledge required to take your leadership skills to the next level and thrive in your career.


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:
Coordinator (Business Operations)
Warehouse Team Leader
Distribution Centre Supervisor
Supervisor/ Team Leader
Line Manager
Leading Hand
Production Supervisor
Sales Team Manager
Frontline Sales Manager
Freight Administrative Supervisor

Further Study

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

Fees and charges

Tuition Fee: AUD 7000
Enrolment Fee: AUD 200
Materials Fee: AUD 300
Total cost: AUD 7,500


A nationally accredited Qualification at the Certificate IV level, BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

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 (5 core and 7 elective units).
Units of CompetencyCore/Elective
BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplaceCore
BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programsElective
BSBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationshipsCore
BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationshipsElective
BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplaceCore
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a teamCore
BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practicesElective
BSBPEF402 Develop personal work prioritiesElective
BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environmentElective
BSBWRT411 Write complex documentsElective
BSBOPS402 Coordinate business operational plansCore
BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboardingElective