Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

National Code: BSB42015
TAFE SA Code: TP00803


This course prepares you to take the first line of management in a wide range of organisational and industry contexts. Skills are developed to be able to supervise teams of personnel, providing leadership and guidance to other while managing the effectiveness of the team.

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Up to 12 months 
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Total Fees for the 12 month course
$1,505 - $1,652
$816 - $896

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Coordinator, leading hand, supervisor, team leader.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (BSB42015)
    This course covers effective communication, workplace relations, teamwork and operational plans. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 4 core units and 8 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.

    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.


    Name Nominal Hours
    Communicate effectively as a workplace leader 40
    Implement operational plan 40
    Lead effective workplace relationships 50
    Lead team effectiveness 50


    Name Nominal Hours
    Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies 40
    Develop teams and individuals 40
    Develop work priorities 40
    Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements 50
    Implement continuous improvement 40
    Lead a diverse workforce 50
    Make a presentation 30
    Promote innovation in a team environment 40
    Report on financial activity 30
    Show leadership in the workplace 50
    Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff 50
    Undertake project work 60
    Write complex documents 50
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