Certificate IV in Business

BSB40120 | Cricos Code 108600A

BSB40120 | CRICOS: 108600A

Certificate IV in Business


Take the next step in your business career with Certificate IV in Business at Queensland Academy of Technology.

Are you looking to enhance your skills and knowledge in business administration? If so, the Certificate IV in Business is for you. This course provides you with a stepping stone to your dream business career by providing you with the necessary skills and knowledge required to obtain skilled work within a professional office environment.

This course is the perfect starting point for a career in the world of business.

The Certificate IV in Business qualification offers essential knowledge and skills that are suited to a range of individuals, who want well-developed administrative abilities and a broad knowledge base required in a wide variety of administrative contexts. Discover topics including how to organise business meetings, address customer needs, manage and identify risk in the workplace, arrange business travel, promote goods and services and develop spreadsheets and more! You will also develop real world knowledge that can be applied to marketing communications across various industries.

Be a part of a dynamic class experience and be motivated to advance your administrative skills. This course will give you the knowledge and confidence to work in any innovative team environment. You will also have the opportunity to further your studies in the Diploma courses with QAT's business programs. This internal pathway will enable you to progress to a Diploma of Project management, and/or Leadership and Management.

Take the next step in your career with a mid-level course in business. Learn the specialised skills and gain the knowledge you need to succeed as an office administrator, project officer, or sales account assistant in a field that:

• has a fast growing future
• is diverse and filled with opportunities
• offers great job prospects
• is dynamic and ever changing
• everyday is a brand new experience
• pathway opportunities to further studies

Course Duration and Study Options

For International Students:
32 Weeks (2 Days per week)
Full Time - Thursday & Friday

For Domestic Students:
The duration of a course may vary based on the funding by which the program is being delivered under. In this instance, a training plan/schedule will be used to outline the duration and scheduling of the intended program to the student or candidate. The study options will be set out in the schedule/plan which is provided at enrolment, detailing the training methods by which the program is being delivered. All courses have full fee disclosure prior to a student commences upon enrolment.


For International Students:
• IELTS 5.5 or equivalent* (No band below 5.0).
• Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent in the student’s home country).
• Students who have not completed Year 12 (or equivalent) must have relevant work experience or a qualification that indicate a likely success of course completion.

*Alternatively, students are required to take a pre-test before enrolment.

For Domestic Students:
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.


For International Students:

Please contact us for tuition fee of this course.

For Domestic Students:

Please refer to the following details of Fee and Funding. Where alterations are made to course structure, fees will be recalculated and students advised accordingly.


All vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment types that may include examinations, essays, reports, group tasks, portfolios and presentations.


We have many payment options available depending on each individual student. Please Contact QAT to know what payment option suits you.

Why Study with QAT?

At QAT our aim is to assist you in reaching the required competence and confidence to succeed within the Business industry.

Join QAT industry award winning trainers who will provide you with the individual training support to successfully achieve your Certificate in Business Administration reach your career goals and gain employment in the Business industry.

• This course will equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to become a qualified project officer, office administrator or sales agent.
• This qualification is nationally recognised.
• Our trainers are qualified, industry-experienced professionals who provide one-on-one support to ensure you have the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the field.
• Students will be trained in real world settings and acquire job-ready skills through their training.
• Successful completion of this course will enable you to work as an office administrator, or complete further study with our internal pathways.


BSBWRT411 - Write complex documents
BSBTEC401 - Design and produce complex text documents
BSBTEC402 - Develop and produce complex spreadsheets
BSBPEF502 - Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBOPS405 - Organise business meetings
BSBTEC404 - Use digital technologies to collaborate in the workplace
BSBPEF402 - Develop personal work policies
BSBXCM401 - Apply communication strategies in the workplace
BSBTWK401 - Build and maintain business relationships
BSBWHS411 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
BSBPEF401 - Manage personal health and wellbeing
BSBCRT411 - Apply critical thinking to work practices


Students can pursue further studies by enrolling into any of the following courses through our internal pathways program:

BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management
BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management
BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Managementt


Job prospects upon successful completion of this course include:

• Business Administrator
• Customer Service Assistant
• Executive Assistants
• Virtual Assistants
• Project Officer
• Office Coordinator
• Business Development Manager
• BSB40820 Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication
• Marketing Coordinator
• Media Assistant
• Sales Administrator
• Media Planner
• Direct Marketing Officer
• Advertising Account Coordinator
• Market Research Assistant
• Public Relations Officer
• Promotions Assistant Manager
• Marketing Officer
• Sales and Customer Service Officer
• Social Media Officer

Any Questions?

For assistance, our Enrolments Team are more than happy to help you with any questions you may have. Contact us now and we'll get you started.


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