BSB42015 - Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Face-to-face duration: 8 days
Qualification completion timeframe: 12 months

Course Objective

This qualification is intended for individuals working in the first line of management in a wide range of organisational and industry contexts.

Managers such as supervisors and team leaders play an important role in maintaining positive relationships in internal and external relationships. They may already have technical qualifications but need to develop effective people skills and take some responsibility for the performance of their team.

This course will equip participants with the essential knowledge, skills and attributes to manage and lead effectively in the workplace.


Developing and emerging leaders and managers seeking formal recognition of their skill set.
Individuals who have completed a Team Leader Skill Set or similar and are looking to expand their skill set.

Units of Competency

  1. BSBLDR401 - Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
  2. BSBLDR402 - Lead effective workplace relationships
  3. BSBLDR403 - Lead team effectiveness
  4. BSBMGT402 - Implement operational plan
  5. BSBINN301 - Promote innovation in a team environment
  6. BSBRSK401 - Identify risk and apply risk management processes
  7. BSBWHS401 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  8. BSBWOR404 - Develop work priorities
  9. BSBCMM401 - Make a presentation
  10. BSBCUS402 - Address customer needs
  11. BSBLED401 - Develop teams and individuals
  12. BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work

Entry Requirements

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, students need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at an AQF 4 level which will be confirmed via a Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment undertaken prior to enrolment or commencement (using LLN Profiler questionnaire or LLN Robot).

All learners are advised that they should have at least six months work experience in a role where they are in a leadership position.

Foundation Skills

This course includes foundation skills as prescribed in each unit of competency. Foundation skills are a combination of English language, literacy and numeracy skills (LLN) - listening, speaking, reading, digital literacy and use of mathematical ideas, together with employability skills such as collaboration, problem solving, self-management, learning, and information and communication technology (ICT) skills required for participation in modern workplaces and contemporary life.

Delivery Strategy

The course will be delivered over eight (8) days of face-to-face workshops, split between flexible sessions (for example two sessions of four days each) and will be led by our experienced trainers.

Each session contains a participant workbook that includes a series of theories and models, accompanying information, additional reading, written activities, reflective tasks and PowerPoint slides as well as the formal assessment.

Program Duration

We offer students up to 12 months to complete the Institute of Management BSB42015 - Certificate IV in Leadership and Management qualification. The course can be completed earlier depending on experience and recognition of prior learning.

RPL and Credit Transfer

Institute of Management can formally recognise a student's existing level of skills and knowledge in two ways:

  • Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
  • Credit transfer.

Assessment Requirements

The objective of the assessment process is to help students consolidate and build on the formal learning delivery of the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management BSB42015 course, through the application of learning into their current or future work role.

These assessments are designed to cover a range of skills and knowledge required to demonstrate achievement of the course objectives. Our aim is to collect workplace evidence on a number of occasions and in a variety of contexts and situations.

The assessment methods used for this course include: questioning, observations and evidence submission. For more information please contact our team.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this qualification candidates will be able to:

  • Provide leadership, guidance and support to others
  • Assume some responsibility for the effective functioning and performance of their team and its work outcomes
  • Apply relevant knowledge and skills in a range of management initiatives to guide their team, including WHS, workplace operations, team building, customer service, project management and risk management.

Requirements to Receive the Qualification

This course requires the completion of twelve (12) units of competency made up of 4 core units plus 8 elective units, which contain the prescribed foundation skills.

Pathways from the Qualification

BSB51918 - Diploma of Leadership and Management

Student Resources

Students will need to have:

  • access to a desktop computer or laptop and the internet
  • an active email account.

Program Outline

Session 1

Day One

BSBMGT402 - Implement operational plan

Day Two

BSBLDR402 - Lead effective workplace relationships

Day Three

BSBLDR403 - Lead team effectiveness
BSBLDR401 - Communicate effectively as a workplace leader

Day Four

BSBINN301 - Promote innovation in a team environment
BSBRSK401 - Identify risk and apply risk management processes

Session 2

Day Five

BSBLED401 - Develop teams and individuals
BSBWOR404 - Develop work priorities

Day Six

BSBWHS401 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

BSBCUS402 - Address customer needs

Day Seven

BSBCMM401 - Make a presentation

Day Eight

BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work


"The Student Manual is a logical, carefully thought through and well presented document. The face-to-face facilitators are helpful, patient, knowledgeable and passionate. Thank you for the time and effort that blueVisions have put into preparing and supporting this course."

David Thorpe iiNet Australia

"Your personal contribution to our training has been invaluable. Your infectious high spirits and genuine want for our success have shone through. I sincerely thank you for your efforts over the past two years."

Stephen Davies Group Manager, Construction Services Group, NSW

"Your course made me realise how irrelevant what I was learning through my university course actually was to my job. Due to this, I will be seeking to complete the remainder of the modules in this diploma through blueVisions."

Damien Bleeker Project Coordinator, Liverpool City Council, NSW

"Thank you for a wonderful course....This has been by far the best development course I've ever been a part of."

David Darcy LSPSPO - Defence Materiel Organisation

"Having sat in at various times in both courses, as well as being present for the final summary and feedback sessions I was really impressed with the positive feedback and outcomes. The blueVisions trainers did an awesome job and really motivated and inspired both groups. The level of the course was spot on for each group."

Brian Clarke Leadership Development Coordinator, Gasco