Course Outline

Take your career to the next level, develop transferable skills and discover your leadership style at City East Community College. The Certificate IV in Leadership and Management 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 provide leadership, guidance and support to others. They also have some responsibility for organising and monitoring the output of their team. They apply solutions to a defined range of predictable and unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

The nationally recognised qualification equips you will the skills to provide stable leadership and manage your team in a variety of working environments
This course is delivered through online learning. You study at your own pace using your computer and the internet. City East Community College trainer provide ongoing support through your learning journey.

Ideal for...

Emerging leaders and managers in a range of enterprise and industry contexts. It is also suitable for those currently working in these roles to recognise and refine their existing skills.

Entry requirements

You will need to have language, literacy and numeracy skills (LLN) that allow you to read and interpret information and prepare documents at a moderate to advanced level. City East Community College may conduct an LLN assessment as part of the pre enrolment process.

Experience in a workplace team environment and previous study at Certificate III or above will assist to understand the course content.

This course will give you the skills needed to...

  • lead a team
  • communicate effectively as a leader
  • understand financial reports, organisational risk and WHS issues
  • build networks

See the bottom of this page for units of competency and links to further information on each unit.

Course Outcome

Upon successful completion of all units of competency students will be issued a BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management. A Statement of Attainment from BSB42015 will be issued if you have successfully completed one or more units of competency but not the full certificate.


This qualification offers a pathways to roles including personal assistant, office administrator or project assistant. Further study can be pursued through a Diploma of Leadership and Management BSB51918. Note this is not currently on offer with City East Community College.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) & Credit Transfer (CT)

Recognition of prior learning is an assessment process that involves assessment of an individual’s relevant prior learning (including formal, informal and non-formal learning) to determine the credit outcomes of an individual application for credit.

Credit transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification based on identified equivalence in content and learning outcomes between matched qualifications.

If you would like to apply for RPL or CT please contact us.

Learning strategies

This course is delivered in flexible, online mode, meaning you don’t need to attend any face to face session in a classroom environment. We will provide you with all the learning and assessment materials and you will study at your own time and pace. Once you are registered you will be matched with a trainer/assessor and have a personalised orientation session. Your trainer/assessor will provide ongoing support via email, phone or video conferencing communication.

Assessment strategies

Assessments for this qualification include both formative and summative assessments and include questions and answers, portfolio of evidence and project assignments. You will be provided with assessment tasks at the beginning of your course in your personalised orientation session.

Study Load

The completion time for the BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management varies according to the educational background and any relevant experience of the student.

This course takes approximately 12 months to complete.

Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management BSB42015.
  • Build client relationships and business networks (BSBREL402)
  • Promote innovation in a team environment (BSBINN301)
  • Lead a diverse workforce (BSBLDR404)
  • Implement operational plan (BSBMGT402)
  • Lead effective workplace relationships (BSBLDR402)
  • Lead team effectiveness (BSBLDR403)
  • Write complex documents (BSBWRT401)
  • Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements (BSBWHS401)
  • Communicate effectively as a workplace leader (BSBLDR401)
  • Identify risk and apply risk management processes (BSBRSK401)
  • Report on financial activity (BSBFIA412)
  • Make a presentation (BSBCMM401)

This course has no current classes. Please to be notified of vacancies and similar courses.