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BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business

BSB40120 | CRICOS: 108600A

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.

Course Description

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 actoss 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 administrtor, 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

  • 32 Weeks (2 Days per week)
  • Full Time - Thursday & Friday

Entry Requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fees

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

Payment Options

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.

Qualification Units

Write complex documents
Design and produce complex text documents
Develop and produce complex spreadsheets
Develop and use emotional intelligence
Organise business meetings
Use digital technologies to collaborate in the workplace
Develop personal work policies
Apply communication strategies in the workplace
Build and maintain business relationships
Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
Manage personal health and wellbeing
Apply critical thinking to work practices

Employment Opportunities

Job prospects upon successful completion of this course include:

  • Personal Assistant
  • Office Administrator
  • Sustainability Manager
  • Sales Assistant
  • Trade Coordinator
  • Analyst
  • Exporter
  • importer

Further Study

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

For more information on our university pathways, please see University Pathways

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.

Course Overview

  • Duration

    32 weeks

  • Delivery Mode

    Campus, Distance

  • Units


  • Intake Dates

    Every 2 weeks*

  • Cost

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