BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business

Course Overview


BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business reflects the roles of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.

Learning Outcomes 


This course is designed to introduce you to a variety of areas of business; it is suited to those who may be interested in administrative or supervisory roles. Planned learning outcomes include:​

  • How to promote innovation in a team environment 

  • How to implement and monitor WHS policies and and procedures to in line with WHS legislation 

  • Working effectively with your fellow team members and managers

  • Design and write workplace business documents

  • Develop organisation skills for the workplace  

  • Working in a diverse environment

  • Building workplace relationships and contributing to the team

  • How to address customer needs. 

Course Content


BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business is made up of 10 units of competency which consist of 1 core unit and 9 electives (Packaging Rules apply). There are a large range of units to choose from to suit a variety of job roles.

Click on the following link to view the Course Guide, or contact the College for more information. 

Entry Requirements


There are no pre-requisite entry requirements for this qualification. However, candidates must have a Unique Student Identifier and complete a LLN quiz upon entry.

Delivery Options


 This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.


Employment Based Traineeship

  • Delivered fully on the job (in selected locations) with workplace monitoring and assessment visits conducted by a Benchmark trainer

  • 24 months full time (part time traineeships are also available, contact us for more information).

  • Location for the training is at the trainee's employer or host employer.


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)


  • RPL is suitable for those that already have skills, knowledge and experience and may not need to be trained and can provide evidence of competence.

  • RPL can be completed for all or part of a qualification.

  • For more information about RPL, click here.

Self-directed learning 

As part of your qualification, you are required to complete self-directed learning. In conjunction with your trainer/assessor, you will be advised of the required readings/videos to view/or websites to research to enhance your learning of the subject (or unit) you are undertaking.  You will receive more information about this before commencing your course.



A range of assessment methods are used to give you the opportunity to show your skills in the best way possible. Assessment research and activities are part of the course requirements. These may include but are not limited to:


  • Case studies/scenarios

  • Projects

  • Oral/written questioning

  • Portfolios

  • Third party reports

  • Observation/demonstration.





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