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Certificate IV in Business
Course Code : BSB40215 Course Duration : up to 18 weeks
Fees : Domestic Students AUD $3,960 International Students AUD $5,760

This qualification reflects the role 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.

Job and opportunities:

Job titles and roles vary across different industry sectors.  Possible titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Administrator
  • Project Officer
Entry requirements:
BSB30115 Certificate III in Business or other relevant qualification/s
vocational experience in providing administrative or operational support to individuals and/or teams but without a formal business administration qualification.
Course start dates:

Either at the commencement or at the mid-point of a College term.  term and vacation dates are in accordance with the Queensland Education Department’s published dates:



Cairns Business College
91-97 Mulgrave Road
Parramatta Park, Cairns QLD 4870

Study Mode:

Full-time up to 18 weeks; part-time 36 weeks

Recognition of prior learning (RPL):

RPL recognises your existing experience gained through life or work for which you may not have obtained a formal qualification. We will work with you to identify your existing skills, and assess if you can then achieve a full or part qualification. This also helps to avoid unnecessary duplication of training, saving you time and money.

Other Information:

Please be aware that you will also be required to supply stationery, textbooks and a USB memory stick at your own cost.

Assessment Procedures:

This program has a variety of assessment methods including written, oral, practical role plays and simulated office environment assessments.

Subject List:
Unit Code Unit Description
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBADM405 Organise meetings
BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents
BEBRES401 Analyse and present research information
BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spread sheets
SITXHRM301 Coach others in job skills
SITXCOM401 Manage conflict
BSBMGT402 Implement operational plan


** Units of competency may be substituted by other units of competency within the Australian Qualifications Framework’s requirements for this qualification.

++  Unit and course codes may change or be updated by ASQA