Certificate IV in Business (BSB40215)

Qualification: Certificate IV
Course Code: BSB40215
Study mode: Online
On Campus
Payment options: Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: 30 weeks (online); 15 weeks (on campus)
Start date: Start anytime! (online); Monthly start dates (on campus)
Awarded by: Martin (RTO 5806)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

The Certificate IV in Business (BSB40215) course offered online by Martin gives you the chance to develop the business skills you need to succeed in a wide range of business environments.

In this introductory business course, you'll learn how to create and maintain financial records, utilise spreadsheets, develop business ideas, craft complex business documents and operate a computerised accounts system.

Campus locations

If you'd prefer to study this course on campus, you can choose between one of the following locations:

  • Sydney - Level 1, 63 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
  • Melbourne - Level 3, 30 Church Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Gold Coast - Level 5, 38 Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD 4217
  • Brisbane - Level 4, 119 Charlotte Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000


To be eligible to enrol in this course, you must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Have successfully completed Year 11 in Australia or equivalent; OR
  • Hold a certificate III; OR
  • Demonstrate that you have the capacity to successfully complete this course by achieving an Exit Level 3 score within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessments in reading and mathematics. This will be demonstrated through two short tests as a part of the enrolment process.

Areas of study

In this business course, the units of competency you may study include:

  • BSBWHS401 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • BSBITU401 - Design and develop complex text documents
  • BSBCMM401 - Make a presentation
  • BSBCRT401 - Articulate, present and debate ideas
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
  • BSBRES401 - Analyse and present research information
  • BSBMKG401 - Profile the market
  • BSBREL401 - Establish networks
  • BSBCUS402 - Address customer needs
  • BSBLED401 - Develop teams and individuals

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Business (BSB40212) from Martin.

No matter what business environment you're in, sound skills in accounts, document creation and business communication are a necessity. By taking this nationally accredited certificate, you'll be arming yourself with the management and technological skills to work in any modern organisation, from small business to large corporations.

This qualification will demonstrate to employers that you're serious about professional development, and will lay the groundwork for further study if desired.

Finance options

Martin offers flexible payment plans to help make studying more affordable.

View the tuition fees for 2016 here.

RTO 5806
Martin is a leading tertiary education institution offering a range of courses in events, business and management at certificate and diploma level. With over 35 years experience in the education sector, the college is focused on equipping students with the practical skills needed to enter the professional workforce. All Martin courses are accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority and meet the requirements of the VET Quality Framework.

Campus locations
Sydney – Level 1, 63 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Melbourne – Level 3, 30 Church Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000
Gold Coast – Level 5, 38 Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD 4217
Brisbane – Level 4, 119 Charlotte Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000
Martin offers a range of student support services, and is dedicated to helping its students excel in their chosen field of speciality. As a Martin student you will be supported at every stage of your training; from talented mentors and one-on-one feedback sessions, through to academic skills workshops, and learning support services.

You will also be given access to the Basic Skill Key Builder, an online learning platform that creates individualised learning plans, houses interactive learning resources, and features support tutorials that are tailored to your needs.

Martin is dedicated to building inclusive learning environments, and provides disability services and free counselling sessions to promote wellbeing for all students.

Career Starter Program

Ensure you graduate job-ready with the help of Martin’s Career Starter Program. The program includes:

  • Careers counsellors: Available for personal guidance sessions, workshops, seminars, and mentoring.

  • Job placements: Short-term or part-time placements across a range of industries.

  • Internships: Gain valuable experience and start building your professional network.

  • Volunteer opportunities: Get a foot in the door and build valuable industry contacts.

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