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Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

  • Qualification:

    Certificate IV

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Max 18 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Open Colleges (RTO 90796)

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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.

What you'll learn

About this course

Studying the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management course online through Open Colleges will give you the training to manage and maintain a resourceful and dynamic team.

Upon completion of this online frontline management certificate program you will be proficient in managing both people and projects. You will gain stronger communication skills to assist you with the mentoring and guidance of employees as well as to establish and develop business relationships.

In addition you will attain key frontline management skills and training to implement operational plans and information systems in the workplace.


There are no formal entry requirements for this course, although it is recommended that you:

  • Have completed Year 10 with a minimum of one year's work experience; OR
  • Hold a certificate II or above; OR
  • Have at least two years' relevant vocational experience

Areas of study

While studying this online leadership and management course, you will learn how to:

  • Building innovative teams through effective leadership
  • Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • Implement operational plan
  • Implementation of customer service and continuous improvement
  • Project work and managing priorities
  • Implement workplace information systems
  • Effective workplace relationships
  • Effective communications
Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Leadership and Management from Open Colleges.

Through this leadership and management course you will develop your communication, leadership and organisational skills - critical elements of prosperous business management. This education will give you the competence to manage your own performance as well as the performance of those around you. With these managerial initiatives you will excel in sought-after decision-making roles. You will also gain the training and knowledge required to manage your own business successfully.

Curious about where a career in business could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Office Administrator
  • General Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Team Leader
  • Coordinator
  • Supervisor
  • Leading Hand

Payment options & support

Finance options

Open Colleges offers two flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable:

Pay in weekly instalmentsPay in full
Pay just $68.26 for 48 weeks with a $100 depositPay $2,592 upfront and save 20%


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