BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

VU course code: BSB40520 | Level of study: TAFE
2 years part time
Face to Face, elearning and Workplace


Build your leadership skills for management and supervisory roles with the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management at Victoria University.

You will develop the communication skills and leadership strategies to develop and lead diverse teams, build business networks and implement operational plans. This course will equip you with leadership skills necessary to work in wide range of organisations and industry sectors.

On completion, you will know how to:

  • coordinate business resources
  • promote innovation in a team environment
  • lead effective workplace relationships
  • apply communication strategies in the workplace 
  • implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs.

Upon successful completion of this course you may be able to pursue the following jobs:

  • coordinator
  • supervisor
  • team leader. 
NRT logoThis course is nationally recognised training.

Entry requirements

When assessing your application, we consider your education, work experience, current skills and personal attributes (where relevant).

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a different course. We call this a ‘pathway’.

You may also be eligible for ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’, which lets you finish your course more quickly when you have gained some of the skills required from past study or work experience.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Course Structure

To be awarded the BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management, 12 units must be completed consisting of: * 5 core units * 7 elective units, of which

  • 4 elective units must be selected from Group A
  • for the remaining 3 elective units:

- up to 3 units may be selected from Groups A and B

- if not listed, up to 2 units may be selected from Certificate IV or above or any other currently endorsed Training Package qualification or accredited course.


Fees & scholarships

TAFE fees vary, depending on how much the government contributes towards course costs (if anything).

Read below to find out about the fee ‘type’, the estimated yearly tuition costs for this course, and the financial support on offer.




Graduating with a qualification in business from VU Polytechnic will put you ahead of the game. You’ll learn fundamental skills you can apply in any sector, preparing you for a range of careers, including:

  • coordinator
  • supervisor
  • team Leader.

VU Stories

Etevise Moananu
Building better business managers
Master of Business Administration (Professional)
"The course delivered different aspects of real life work experience."
Etevise's story