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Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Inspiring, motivating, and cultivating high-performing and positive-minded workplaces.

About the qualification

Our BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management qualification reflects the role of individuals working as developing and emerging leaders and managers in a range of enterprise and industry contexts. As well as assuming responsibility for their own performance, individuals at this level provide leadership, guidance, and support to others. They have responsibility for organising and monitoring the output of their team. Individuals will also apply solutions to a range of predictable and unpredictable problems and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

Upon successfully completing this nationally recognised qualification, students should be able to: 

  • communicate effectively as a workplace leader 

  • apply critical thinking to work practices 

  • lead team effectiveness and workplace relationships

  • develop and use emotional intelligence 

  • apply solutions to a range of predictable and unpredictable problems.


Successful completion of the BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management may lead to employment opportunities, including: 

  • Team Leader 

  • Line Manager 

  • Project Coordinator.

Please note: This course provides skills and knowledge to the industry standard, but does not guarantee a job.


This qualification can be completed up to thirty-six months, dependent on the student's experience, Credit Transfer (CT) or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Apply for CT or RPL during enrolment.


This course may be delivered through face-to-face, online, or work-based training. We use a range of assessment methods for this qualification, including: 

  • short answers

  • projects 

  • activities 

  • workplace observation

  • observation in a simulated workplace.

Units of Competency

This qualification consists of 12 units of competency, as shown below. Please call J2S Training Solutions for enquiries about customisation and contextualisation. 

(C) – Core unit; (E) – Elective unit

Demonstrate leadership in the workplace (C)
Lead effective workplace relationships (C)
Coordinate business operational plans (C)
Apply communication strategies in the workplace (C)
Lead and facilitate a team (C)
Lead difficult conversations (E)
Apply critical thinking to work practices (E)
Manage personal health and wellbeing (E)
Develop personal work priorities (E)
Develop and use emotional intelligence (E)
Build and maintain business relationships (E)
Write complex documents (E)

Student Requirements

The following will be required for the enrolment process:

  • Unique Student Identifier (USI)

  • verifiable identification documents

  • completion of the LLN assessment.

Please visit to create your USI.

Students will require access to appropriate technology and internet if the materials are delivered online.


This nationally recognised qualification is delivered and assessed by J2S Training Solutions Pty Ltd, RTO ID 90940, ABN 66 107 687 196. This training will deliver skills and knowledge to the industry standard but does not guarantee a job. We tailor training for people from diverse backgrounds, including those with a disability.


This course is available on a fee-for-service basis at $6,000 per student. Should you require an RPL assessment, please contact us for fees and arrangement.


  • Extension/Suspension Fee (administration charges): $50  

  • Replacement of Testamur/statement of attainment/Qualification Certificate: $50  

  • Repeat of unit (Third attempt onwards Per unit): $150  

  • RPL and RCC assessment: Contact us for a quote  

Please note: courses fees and additional charges may change from time to time, please check with J2S Training Solutions staff for updates. 

J2S Training Solutions does not accept upfront payments of more than $1,500. If a student's fee is more than this amount, the support of a flexible payment plan will be offered to students. 

Victoria B

BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

“I highly recommend J2S Training Solutions to anyone going to the journey of enhancement their education. They always there to support me in many ways from student support to my very accommodating Trainor! Thank you to all your help and all the best!“
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