BSB40120 | CRICOS Course Code 106683J

Certificate IV in Business

This qualification covers a variety of positions in Business Services leading to equipping individuals to supervisory roles and being able to apply and perform across a variety of industry areas. People in these roles carry out a mix of specialist and moderately complex administrative or operational tasks that require self-development skills.

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of high school studies equivalent to Australian Year 12 schooling OR
  • Completion of secondary school / A level education overseas OR
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and experience in business, administrative, or retail as per AQF requirements

English Language Requirements for International students

The following outlines the English language proficiency requirements for International Students.

  • An English Language proficiency level of one of the below:
    IELTS band score of 6.0 overall or equivalent internationally recognised exam result in line with DHA regulations or;
  • Satisfactorily completing ELICOS at Upper Intermediate level from a NEAS endorsed English Training Centre or;
    Completion of secondary studies equivalent or higher to an Australian Year 12 qualification, where the studies were completed in English or;
  • The student is a citizen of and holds a passport from UK, USA, Canada, NZ, South Africa or Republic of Ireland
  • Other tests like PTE, TOEFL and OET are also considered equivalent for direct entry into RIC’s VET courses.

Note: Plus all students must complete an LLN test prior to or at time of course enrolment.
The test must have been taken no more than two years* before you apply to study at ATI.

Course Outline – Units of Competency


Core Units

BSBWHS411Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures, and programs
BSBWRT411Write complex documents
BSBTEC404Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
BSBXCM401Apply communication strategies in the workplace
BSBTWK401Build and maintain business relationships
BSBCRT411Apply critical thinking to work practices


Elective Units

BSBRES411Analyse and present research information
SIRMKT002Use social media to engage customers
BSBCMM411Make presentations
BSBTEC402Design and produce complex spreadsheets
BSBPEF403Lead personal development
BSBTWK401Build and maintain business relationships

Course Duration

Duration: 52 weeks

(40 weeks of study and 12 weeks of breaks)


Course Fee

Tuition Fee: AUD$$9,000
Resource Fee: AUD$250


Study Modes
Face-to-face on-site learning classes.

2023 Intake Dates2024 Intake Dates
09 January 202315 January 2024
10 April 202308 April 2024
03 July 202301 July 2024
25 September 202323 September 2024


Assessment Methods

Assessments allow us to certify that you meet all the requirements of this course and that you can perform various tasks to the standard required in the workplace.  Some common assessment methods include:

  • Written assignments or short answers
  • Simulated workplace
  • Case studies
  • Projects
  • Portfolios
  • Roleplays
  • Other specific methods applicable to the requirements of the unit of competency


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT)
Recognition of prior learning and credit transfer may reduce the duration of a student’s studies.  To apply for recognition of prior learning or credit transfer, students must submit an application form along with all documentary evidence to ATI.

Please contact for more information on the processes.

Further Pathways

Upon completion of this qualification, students may undertake the following or any other studies in a higher education level in the relevant area of study:

  • BSB50120 Diploma of Business (CRICOS 106684H)
  • BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (CRICOS 106685G)