BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

The BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management is ideal for staff new to a supervisory or management role, who need to build their leadership and management skills.

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As well as assuming responsibility for their own performance, individuals at this level are likely to provide leadership, guidance, and support to others. They may also have some responsibility for organising and monitoring the output of teams. They apply solutions to a defined range of predictable and unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

Who is it for?

The BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management is ideal for new or experienced managers that have never undertaken any formal leadership training.

Nearly 25% of all employees leave their job because there simply aren’t enough training or learning opportunities (Source: eLearning Statistics).

How to enrol?

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Ready to explore how we can get your team involved? Contact Future Institute and a training consultant will assist you.  Call us now on  1300 329 300.

Get credit for your existing experience. RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) recognises the skills and knowledge you’ve gained through work and life experiences and maps those against the criteria for a Unit of Competency or the full qualification.


This course is $4,995.00 per person. Future Institute accepts payment via Electronic Funds Transfer.  Payment by installment options are available to suit the needs of each client, please contact us for more information.  Minimum student numbers are required for workplace delivery.


The duration is 12 to 18 months, this may vary depending on each learner’s existing skills, knowledge and experience.

How it works?

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

BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement


Group B

BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence

BSBPMG430 Undertake project work


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

BSBCMM411 Make presentations

TAEDEL404 Mentor in the workplace

Program Delivery

Future Institute provides a blended delivery model to suit the needs of each organisation. Our delivery models can include:

  • Online Learning
  • Face-to-Face Workshops
  • Comprehensive student workbooks

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


Future Institute provides its learning material on a leading edge eLearning platform, OpenLMS.  Upon enrolment, students are provided access to OpenLMS which can be accessed from any device with a standard internet connection. Our eLearning courses comprise interactive activities, videos, case studies and resources.

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.

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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