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Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

  • Qualification:

    Certificate IV

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  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    26 weeks, 6 months

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    RTO 0049

  • 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

Excel as a leader and help your team thrive with the core skills and management theory you'll learn with this online Certificate IV in Leadership and Management course at AIM.

Designed to enhance the management capacity of emerging leaders across a diverse range of industries and professions, this course offers you a range of opportunities for developing practical, industry-relevant skills.

You'll learn how to lead effective teams and develop efficient work plans, strategise for the workplace, write and articulate complex ideas, and comply with operational health and safety and financial regulations. If multiple professionals from your workplace are interested in this course, AIM may further contextualise it to your industry, making this an excellent investment in the future of your business.

Self-paced online study units and online support provide maximum flexibility, with 12 days of on-campus workshops offering first-hand experience and knowledge from experienced professionals. You'll complete this course with new industry connections, a comprehensive body of management skills and the commitment to lead your team to business victory!


To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be 18 years or older; AND
  • Completed Australian Year 12 schooling; OR
  • Demonstrate that you have the skills and capability to succeed in the course by completing the Diploma Entry Test.

Areas of study

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

Core units:

  • BSBLDR401 - Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
  • BSBLDR402 - Lead effective workplace relationships
  • BSBLDR403 - Lead team effectiveness
  • BSBMGT402 - Implement operational plan

Pre-selected elective units:

  • BSBWHS401 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
  • BSBWOR404 - Develop work priorities
  • BSBREL401 - Establish networks
  • BSBMGT403 - Implement continuous improvement
  • BSBWRT401 -Write complex documents
  • BSBCUS401 - Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
  • BSBFIA402 - Report on financial activities

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.

Australian Institute of Management Education and Training AIM provides students with practical qualifications that certify their skills and advances their careers. Each qualification is delivered through a blend of practical exercises and evaluative tools, and with no exams to study for; students can focus on completing assessments that have real world application. With the choice to study online or on campus, studying with AIM means you can maintain your work-life balance while building your future career.

Australian Institute of Management Education and Training Pty Limited (ABN 40 009 668 553); RTO code 0049 (AIMET); level 21, 580 George St, Sydney, NSW, 2000, an approved FEE-HELP and VET FEE-HELP provider. AIMET is a registered Higher Education Provider listed on the national register, Provider ID: PRV12071. AIMET uses the brand name AIM with permission from the Australian Institute of Management (ABN 56 004 525 017).
AIM (RTO 0049) prides itself on delivering holistic, comprehensive qualifications, that helps you fast-track your career whilst gaining official certification of your skills. Whether you prefer online learning or face-to-face classes, AIM offers both options.

The online virtual campus, MyAIM allows students to work through the online modules at their own pace, connect with other students and receive online learning support from AIM’s Student Support and Coaching Services teams.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (BSB42015) from AIM.

With this qualification, you may choose to seek employment in a clerical and administrative capacity, or to pursue professional and management positions. You'll be well placed to work in a wide variety of industries, including financial and insurance services, health care, social assistance and retail trade.

This course may also act as a pathway to further studies, and you may use the units of competency as credit towards other AIM qualifications, including the Certificate IV in Human Resources (BSB41015).

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The current cost of this course is $3300.

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