SELC’S BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management reflects the role of individuals working as developing and emerging leaders and managers in a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Leadership and Management allows people to assume responsibility for their own performance as well as provide leadership, guidance and support for others. Managers will be responsible for the organisation of their team. They apply solutions to a defined range of predictable and unpredictable problems and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

Career Opportunities

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include

  • Leading Hand
  • Sales Team Coordinator
  • Team Leader

Qualification structure and course content

This course allows students to gather a wide range of management skills which will allow them to feel confident in the workplace. They will be able to participate in work based tasks including promoting innovation within a team environment, analyse and present research and be a mentor in the workplace.

Cluster 1 – Researching and implementing a plan

BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships (Core Unit)
BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information
BSBMGT402 Implement operational plan

Cluster 2 – Leading and mentoring a team

BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness (Core Unit)
BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities
TEADEL404A Mentor in the workplace
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation

Cluster 3 – Research and identify needs and opportunities

BSBLDR401 Communicate effectively as a workplace leader (Core Unit)
BSBINT401 Research international business opportunities
BSBCUS402 Address customer needs
BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes

Delivery and Assessment

All vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment types that may include written assignments, case studies, reports, group tasks, portfolios and/or presentations. Students must successfully pass all units to complete the qualification.
All course materials and workbooks are available for free download from SELC’s e-learning platform, or for optional purchase at $10 per unit for hard copy. Assessment workbooks are provided inclusive of course fees.

Sample Timetable

International students undertake 15 hours face-to-face + 5 hours online study per week.

Terms and breaks

SELC Business and Management courses are delivered over 9 weeks terms, with 3 week breaks, with intakes 4 times a year*

2017 Term Dates
Term 4: 09 Oct to 08 Dec 2017

2018 Term Dates
Term 1: 29 Jan to 29 Mar 2018
Term 2: 23 Apr to 22 Jun 2018
Term 3: 16 Jul to 14 Sep 2018
Term 4: 08 Oct to 07 Dec 2018

* Please note the Christmas/New Year break is 7 weeks.

Exit point/award

BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (AQF – Level 4) is a nationally recognised qualification under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course entry duration and requirements


Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or international equivalent

English Level

Non-native English speakers must provide evidence of one of the following:

  • Successful completion of 10 weeks of SELC General English at Upper Intermediate level (plus 80% attendance) or at other approved providers;
  • Score of Upper Intermediate or above on SELC’s placement test. N.B. Tests taken overseas or off-campus must be re-taken on campus prior to finalising enrolments;
  • Cambridge FCE (above 150);
  • IELTS proficiency level of 5.5 or above (minimum of 5 in writing) or equivalent;

Please see here for entry requirements and durations across all SELC vocational courses.