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The Certificate IV in Leadership and Management BSB40520 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.
They apply solutions to a defined range of predictable and unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.
There are no formal entry requirements. Students should have good written and verbal communication skills.
Students are required to have access to a workplace and/or team environment, ideally to apply the leadership and management principles; this may include a previous workplace. School leavers will not be enrolled into this qualification.
There are two main pathways into this qualification
Ideally participants should hold a prior Business qualification or Certificate IV in Project Management. However there are a number of other accepted qualifications from industry areas. If you would like to discuss your acceptance based upon your existing qualifications please contact our friendly team.
Many students enter this qualification without holding a Certificate III or other relevant qualifications. As the programs are designed based upon the work environment, experience within that environment is an acceptable point of entry. In regards to the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management, this may include but not limited to experience in a supervisory roles, customer service roles, and office administration. If you would like to discuss your acceptance based upon your existing experience please contact our friendly team.
The amount of effort and time required for this qualification is based upon your existing skills and experience (find out more on how competency based learning works). It is suggested that the course take approximately 400 hours of learning. However we find that due to our learner profile and the methods by which our programs are structured this is rarely the case. As a guide:
10 minutes (through RPL) to 50 hours
We provide students with the ability to complete the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management over a one year period; however we find that the average time is between 3 to 6 months. During that time there is a large variance in the amount of time each student spends working on the qualification. Please contact our staff if you would like an estimate based upon your individual situation
Upon successful completion of 12 chosen units, participants will be awarded the nationally recognised Certificate IV in Leadership and Management BSB40520. The Certificate IV is highly regarded as the industry standard in the recognition of excellence in supervision of service delivery and as such is the basis for management programs within many organisations.
Participants will undertake learnings to sharpen their skills as well as the opportunity to apply business skills and concepts to work-based situations. This will provide participants with the skills they need to work effectively within the business environment as well as the confidence to apply them in a practical setting.
The Certificate IV in Leadership and Management requires the completion of 12 units. The following are those selected by Scope Training in consultation with industry. Alternative units can be selected, please contact our friendly team to arrange.
Broadly the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management communicates to employers that you have demonstrated the following broad skills: Communication, Teamwork, Problem-solving, Initiative and enterprise, Planning and organising, Self-management, Learning and Technology skills. Further information is contained within each of the units.
The Certificate IV in Leadership and Management opens pathways by validating to employers that graduates have practically demonstrated the skills and knowledge required for effective management at the front line of the organisation. This qualification is relevant for employment in practically any industry. Furthermore a qualification from Scope Training advocates that the learner has demonstrated the ability to apply these skills in a work context, reassuring employers of job-readiness.
Job Roles include:
Supervisor, Junior Manager, Leading Hand, Second in Charge (2IC), Senior Customer Service Officer
Salary Range for a Front line Manager in Australia (source: payscale.com)
After successful completion of the Certificate IV Leadership and Management further educational pathways may include:
Diploma of Leadership and Management, Diploma of Business, Diploma of Project Management, Diploma of Management as well as opening the door to many other qualifications.