Certificate IV in Leadership and Management


Course Code
Study Area(s)
Leadership & Management, Management, Business and Management
Course Length
Full-time(6 months)

Start Date(s): 15 July 2019
February 2020
End Date(s): December 2019
July 2020
Days and Time: Week days during business hours.

Course Overview

Is a business career where you inspire and motivate others your goal?  

Whether you’re a school leaver seeking a pathway to university or someone with work experience who wants to make a difference in a supervisory role, our Leadership and Management courses will help kick start your career.

Our nationally accredited Certificate IV in Leadership and Management course is designed to develop leadership, communication and organisational skills for a variety of organisational or industry contexts.

This course may be studied at our Richmond or Broadmeadows campuses.

If you want to continue your studies after you graduate, you can go on to complete the Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51918).


Click here for course modules


Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
BSBLDR401Communicate effectively as a workplace leader40
BSBLDR402Lead Effective Workplace Relationships50
BSBLDR403Lead Team Effectiveness50
BSBMGT402Implement Operational Plan40


Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
BSBADM409Coordinate Business Resources30
BSBCUS402Address Customer Needs50
BSBFIA402Report On Financial Activity30
BSBMGT403Implement Continuous Improvement40
BSBRES401Analyse And Present Research Information40
BSBSUS301Implement And Monitor Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices40
BSBWHS401Implement And Monitor Whs Policies, Procedures And Programs To Meet Legislative Requirements50
BSBWOR404Develop work priorities40

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. 

Students will be advised about the assessment/s and the due date/s for submission. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.  This information is available to students via the student portal.

Additional comments

Our Certificate IV in Leadership and Management course can be undertaken either on a full time basis over six months or part time over twelve months.

If you are currently working in a management or supervisory role with around five years’ workplace experience, you can undertake the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management on a part-time evening basis, one night per week over twelve months.

What will I study?

See the course module link in the course overview section above.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

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This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below relate to 2019 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
Indicative total tuition fee#
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Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#

Table 2

Average course
material fees*


Average course
consumable fees*

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

2019 Student Services Fee (Table 3)

 Type of cohort:

Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2019: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None


The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
540 540 $3.50 $0.70 $10.00

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2019. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student. If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

Contact the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or enquiries@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.

Can I apply?

There are no set prerequisites for this course however it is recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. You may also apply if you have satisfactorily completed VCE or an approved equivalent course and the satisfactory completion of the work requirements (eligibility to transfer); or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. (Mature age is anyone over the age of 18 who has been out of full-time education for more than 12 months.)

Where and how can I study?

This course is offered from our Richmond campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

The skills acquired from this Leadership and Management course are relevant to a variety of management and senior supervisory roles and may lead to employment within an organisation as a:

• Team leader

• Supervisor

• Line manager.


What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain skills in;

• Managing work priorities

• People management

• Team effectiveness

• Customer service management

• Continuous improvement.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management. As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.


What opportunities for further studies will I have?

This course will lead to a Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915).

Graduates of this course may be eligible to earn credits towards a university degree.  Learn more here.

How do I apply?

You can apply for this course by selecting the "apply here" tab above and completing the online application form or for further information call our Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au. This course has a mid-year intake.

How will I be selected for this course?

All applicants will need to attend an information session where you will be required to do a basic literacy and numeracy test.  

You will also be interviewed by our teachers to assess your suitability for the course in addition to completing a pre-training review.