BSB40215 - Certificate IV in Business



Qualification Code


Qualification Title

Certificate IV in Business

Total Course Duration

52 Weeks

Volume of learning


Delivery Hours


Face to face training in weeks


Holidays in weeks



Unit Detail: Unit Name and Code

Delivery Hours (Face to Face)

Core / Elective unit

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



BSBADM405 Organise meeting



BSBADV404 Schedule Advertisements



BSBCMM401 Make a presentation



BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals



BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes



BSBMKG413 Promote products and services



BSBCUS402 Address customer needs



BSBREL401 Establish Networks



BSBWRT401 Write Complex documents







 Entry Requirements

International students applying for this course either off-shore or on-shore will require:

  • Either a minimum IELTS test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course;

or,  IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 10 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course;

or,  IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 20 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course;

      Results older than two years are not acceptable.


  • to provide evidence that they have studied in English for at least years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States.


  •  to provide evidence that, within two years of their signed written agreement date**, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.
  • The test must have been taken no more than two years** before you apply to study at ASOC.


** The date when ASOC receives the signed written agreement (either through email or in hand).


Academic requirements 

To enter into this course delivered at ASOC, applicants should have successfully completed year 12 or secondary studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to Australian senior secondary school examination.


Mature Age students will also be considered without the minimum education requirements considering they have relevant work experience within the chosen area of study and a demonstrated capacity to meet the course requirements. A minimum of 2 years’ experience would normally be expected; however, each case will be reviewed individually with relevant work experience evidence in the form of an employment reference letter on company letterhead, work samples and curriculum vitae submitted will be considered. Such learner will be accessed for possible RPL opportunities and their course duration and volume of learning will be adjusted accordingly, if any RPL is granted.


Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN)

  • Students undertaking the course must possess sound Numeracy skills since it requires them to do calculations or any other course related work. To determine this, all students wanting to study at ASOC are required to undertake LLN Test prior to the commencement of the course. Based on the test outcome, students may be identified as requiring internal support and/or external support.
  • LLN test will be conducted on campus by using an ACSF mapped online LLN assessment tool - LLN Robot - under the supervision of qualified LLN assessor.
  • All students are required to undertake a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) test according to the following qualification:


BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business                                 ACSF Level 3


Minimum age requirements

ASOC will only enroll students who are over 18 years of age at the proposed date of the qualification. Students must be above 18 years of age while filling up the application form.


Computer literacy requirements

All students enrolling into ASOC programs must have basic computer skills. Student are required to fill in the questions related to computer and internet skills in the Pre-Training Review form provided along with the application form.

Students who do not possess basic computing skills will be provided with basic computer using support. Students can contact ASOC for any further information or assistance.


 Pathways from the qualification

  • Successful completion will enable the student to apply for BSB50215 – Diploma of Business


 Employment Pathway

Units in this qualification reflect the knowledge and skills of individuals with significant experience in:

  • Administrator
  • Executive Personal Assistant
  • Office Administrator
  • Project Officer
  • Sales Account Assistant
  • Sales Agent
  • Team Leader (Contact Centre)

ASOC doesn't claim any employment outcome or job guarantee associated with its courses as it will be misleading.


Course Duration:

52 weeks (40 Weeks Study and 12 weeks Holidays)

Classes are scheduled for 2½ days per week
Full Time studies requires students to attend a minimum of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.


Mode of Delivery:

Class room based Face to face learning


Fees & Charges

Course Tuition Fee $AU 14,800

Material Fees: $AU 600

Application fees: $AU 300

Total Course Cost: $AU 15,700

Course Location: 

Melbourne Campus

Hobart Campus


Course Information may not be sufficient to make an Enrolment decision. Please refer to the information provided in Student Prospectus and Student Handbook available on the website.