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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 

  • lead effective 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 Aurora Training & Professional Services 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.

We collaborate with employers to support students in the workplace. Workplace assessments may be required for some units of competency.


This nationally recognised qualification is delivered and assessed by Aurora Training & Professional Services Pty Ltd, RTO ID 90966, ABN 39 109 662 606. 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 training is subsidised by the NSW Government, under the Smart and Skilled program. The following fees are incurred by the student depending on their eligibility. 

  • Traineeship*: $0 

  • Non-Subsidised (Full Fee): $6,000 

  • Concession: $240 

  • First Qualification: $1,580

  • Second Qualification: $1,850 

*Fee exemptions may apply for eligible students and is conditional on Government Policy and Funding Arrangements. For more information, please visit  


  • 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 Aurora Training and Professional Services staff for updates. 

Aurora Training & Professional Services 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.

Adrian B

FNS41422 Certificate IV in General Insurance

"The training was very relevant to my role and expanded my industry knowledge around the requirements of compliance and compliance and provided a greater understanding of the industry standards relevant authorities."
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