BSB40120 | CRICOS 105076G

Certificate IV In Business

Course Duration

52 weeks (4 Terms)

Study Load

Full time

Study Mode

Blended (In class and Online)


Every month

Learning portal

Assessments & all learning resources accessible via e-learning porta

Study Commitment

20 hours/week (15 hours via face to face, 5 hours via e-learning portal)

The Certificate IV in Business is designed for International Students who want to build a career by developing core business management skills and knowledge that can be applied in a huge variety of industries.

This is an entry level business course for people working in or looking for experience in a business environment. You will get a chance to practice and develop skills in technology, business administration, communication, learning and development, critical thinking and marketing.

When you complete this course, you will be qualified for roles such as Office Administrator, Project Officer, and others.

Latest course fees and schedules can be found in the course infopack.

Students will study business operations and structure with case studies on how administration roles contribute to the workplace.

You will learn how to use digital technologies for the work environmenttechniques for managing workplace health and safety, support learning and development, apply critical thinking, marketing, and others.

Sample course units:

  • BSBHRM413 - Support the learning and development of teams and individuals
  • BSBPEF501 - Manage personal and professional development
  • BSBCRT411 - Apply critical thinking to work practices
  • BSBLDR411 - Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
  • BSBMKG433 - Undertake marketing activities
  • BSBTWK401 - Build and maintain business relationships
  • BSBTEC402 - Design and produce complex spreadsheets
  • BSBSTR401 - Promote innovation in team environments
  • BSBWHS411 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs

Please download the course infopack for the full list of 15-course units and topics.

  • Admission Requirements:
    • Must be at least 16 years old
    • Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
    • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 10 qualification* (Department of Home Affairs may require country-specific higher education requirement for student visa application assessment).
    • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

    English Language Tests

    ItemTest NameAlso known asMinimum Test Score
    1International English Language Testing systemIELTS Test• Overall band score 5.5; or • Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks ELICOS; or • Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks ELICOS.
    2Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based testTOEFL iBT• 46; or • 35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks ELICOS ; or • (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks ELICOS.
    3Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) testCertificate in Advanced English• 162; or • 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks ELICOS; or • (c)      147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks ELICOS.
    4Pearson Test of English AcademicPTE• 42; or • 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks ELICOS; or • 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks ELICOS.
    5Occupational English TestOET•       a score of at least B for each test component of the OET.
    Exemptions: §  You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies: o    you are a citizen and hold a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland o    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES) o    you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course o    you have completed at least 5 years study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland o    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while you held a student visa. §  Note: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.

Latest fees and schedules are in the course infopack.

2023: 31-JUL, 21-AUG, 25-SEP, 16-OCT, 6-NOV, 27-NOV, 18-DEC.
2024: 08 JAN,29-JAN, 19-FEB, 12-MAR, 16-APR, 7-MAY, 28-MAY, 09-JUL,30-JUL, 20-AUG, 24-SEP, 15-OCT, 5-NOV, 26-NOV, 17-DEC

Main Campus (Burwood)
GM Tower Level 2,
11-15 Deane St,
Burwood, NSW 2134
[email protected]
+61 2 8599 8866

Surry Hills City Campus
410 Elizabeth St,
Surry Hills,
NSW 2010,
[email protected]
+61 2 8599 8866

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We have multiple intake schedules throughout the year with a mix of face-to-face and online classes.

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All expert trainers have years of experience in their field and mentor International Students every year.

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