BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management


12 – 18 months

Course Code


Cohort Size

Groups of 9 or more

Delivery Mode

Blended – Workshops and eLearning


The BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management is ideal for both new and existing leaders, providing key skills and knowledge to effectively lead, manage and develop teams and improve overall performance.

Whether you have staff new to a supervisory or management role who need to build their leadership and management skills, or existing leaders who have never had formal leadership training, this course can provide them with the critical leadership skills to develop their teams holistic capabilities.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

Program Delivery

Our BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management is specifically designed for customisation, enabling us to modify each program to meet the needs of your organisation.

This program is delivered as a highly interactive and engaging learning approach using provides a blended delivery model that can be customised to suit the needs of your organisation.

Our delivery models include:

  • Online interactive eLearning modules for each unit of competency
  • Face-to-Face or online workshops, this can be delivered over 12 half-day workshops, or more popular, in 4 learning blocks of 2 days each (total 8 days over 12 months).
  • Comprehensive student resources

Each participant will have a dedicated trainer to support them throughout the training program: in person via workshops, via email, over the phone and through our eLearning platform.


The BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management has 12 units of competency. There are 5 core units and 7 elective units.

Five (5) Core Units

BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace

BBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationships

BSBOPS402 Coordinate business operational plans

BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace

BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team

Seven (7) Elective Units

Future Institute of Australia have available the below elective units:

Group A

Group A must have at least four (4)

BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities

BSBOPS403 Apply business risk management processes

BSBCMM412 Lead difficult conversations

BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices

BSBSTR401 Promote innovation in team environments

BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs

Group B

BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence

BSBPMG430 Undertake project work

BSBPEF401 Manage personal health and wellbeing

You can import two (2) units of competency from those listed below, or another Certificate IV or above qualification.

BSBCMM411 Make presentations

BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Future Institute offers participants the opportunity to be assessed through recognition of prior learning to gain credit for their existing experience. Please contact us for more information about the RPL process.

Australian Government Funding

The Australian Government is committed in supporting the Australian workforce to boost productivity and drive the economy forward.  As a result, Governments provide a range of comprehensive funding schemes and incentive opportunities to encourage training and development in the business community.

Your organisation may qualify for one or more of these schemes through the traineeship pathway. Visit our Government incentive / funding arrangements page for more information.

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Course Benefits

  • Online Access

    Students will have the flexibility to complete theory online.

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  • Workplace Trainers

    Specialised trainers will complete practical training in the workplace.

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  • Support

    Comprehensive support from trainers via phone and email.

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  • Applied Learning

    Application of learning through workplace projects.

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