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Certificate IV in Business (NSW Only)

  • Qualification:

    Certificate IV

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    12 months full-time (for employment based traineeship)

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Benchmark College (RTO 90274)

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  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

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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

The Certificate IV in Business, offered by Benchmark College, is the most comprehensive Certificate course available for those wishing to enter the world of business. The course equips students with a broad knowledge base and a set of well-developed skills that enable them to pursue careers in a variety of contexts and environments.

You'll learn how to analyse and evaluation information from different sources, and apply effective solutions to a variety of unpredictable situations. You'll also develop the skills needed to pursue roles involving leadership, guidance and supervision of others.

The course comprises one core unit and a selection of electives to suit a range of job roles in the business sector. Students partake in a variety of assessment activities to showcase the skills they have developed throughout the course.

This course is an employment-based traineeship, with all training and assessment conducted in the workplace, so that you learn on the job in a practical and relevant way.


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Candidates must have a Unique Student Identifier; AND
  • Candidates must complete a LLN quiz upon entry.

Areas of study

In this business course, the subjects you may study include:

  • BSBADM405 - Organise meetings
  • BSBADM409 - Coordinate business resources
  • BSBCMM401 - Make a presentation
  • BSBCON401 - Work effectively in a business continuity context
  • BSBCUS401 - Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
  • BSBCUS402 - Address customer needs
  • BSBCUS403 - Implement customer service standards
  • BSBEBU401 - Review and maintain a website
  • BSBFIA402 - Report on financial activity
  • BSBINN301 - Promote innovation in a team environment
  • BSBIPR401 - Use and respect copyright
  • BSBIPR402 - Protect and use new inventions and innovations
  • BSBIPR403 - Protect and use brands and business identity
  • BSBIPR404 - Protect and use innovative designs
  • BSBIPR405 - Protect and use intangible assets in small business
  • BSBITA401 - Design databases
  • BSBITS401 - Maintain business technology
  • BSBITU401 - Design and develop complex text documents
  • BSBITU402 - Develop and use complex spreadsheets
  • BSBITU404 - Produce complex desktop published documents
  • BSBLED401 - Develop teams and individuals
  • BSBMKG413 - Promote products and services
  • BSBMKG414 - Undertake marketing activities
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
  • BSBREL401 - Establish networks
  • BSBRES401 - Analyse and present research information
  • BSBRKG402 - Provide information from and about records
  • BSBRSK401 - Identify risk and apply risk management processes
  • BSBSUS401 - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • BSBWHS401 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • BSBWRT401 - Write complex documents
Benchmark College Registered by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), Benchmark College (RTO Code 90274) offers 15 different Nationally Recognised Qualifications to people entering the workforce, changing their careers or wanting to turn their skills and knowledge into a qualification.

Benchmark College, see learning as a lifelong journey and a pathway for change and growth. They aim to always have the student at the centre of their service delivery and are committed to providing you with learning support throughout your training.

Benchmark College's diverse range of qualifications provides graduate's opportunities to gain employment in a number of different industries including Early Childhood Education (Child Care), Individual Support (Aged Care), Business, Retail, Warehousing Operations and Training and Assessment.
Benchmark College is dedicated to offering their students access to learning support throughout their entire study journey.

The change and growth that occurs in students while studying is supported and nurtured by the dedicated team at Benchmark. Experienced trainers have the student as their main focus, and are committed to modelling best practice techniques both in and out of the classroom.

Students may also have the opportunity to attend free tutorials and workshops to optimise their learning experience.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • New South Wales: Penrith

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Certificate IV in Business from Benchmark College.

Graduates have the skills needed to obtain administration, leadership and project-based roles in the business environment. Graduates may also choose to pursue further study such as the Diploma of Business or other relevant diploma qualifications.

Payment options & support

Finance options

Benchmark College offers a range of payment options to suit any budget:

  • Upfront payment - All course costs can be paid in full via VISA/MasterCard, Ezidebit, cheque or bank deposit
  • Payment Plan
  • Eligible students may qualify for NSW Government subsidies for this course

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