Course Info

Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

National Course Code: BSB42015


The nationally recognised Certificate IV in Leadership and Management equips you will the skills to provide stable leadership and manage your team in a variety of working environments. Take your career to the next level, develop transferable skills and discover your leadership style with TAFE NSW.


Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Lead and manage a team in a range of environments and changing priorities
  • Manage a virtual team in a gig economy
  • Plan, organise, implement and monitor your workload and others
  • Evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems


Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Build successful workplace relationships
  • Manage a diverse group of people at various levels of skill
  • The ability to guide people to meet their goals


Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally accredited qualification at Certificate IV level
  • The opportunity to take your career to the next level and find your leadership style
  • The ability to communicate effectively as a workplace leader

Career opportunities:

  • Team leader
  • Sales team coordinator
  • Leading hand
  • Line manager


Take your career further with the:

  • Diploma of Leadership and Management
  • Advanced Diploma in Leadership and Management
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Business Accounting
  • Bachelor of Information Technology

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.


This course is currently available at 30 campus locations across NSW and online. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this course have:

  • An interest in working in leadership roles
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to relate to a wide range of people
  • Critical thinking

Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learned and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development.

In this course you will undertake task management assessments, skills assessments and written assessments.

This course, the Certificate IV, equips you with the skills you need to begin supervising your own team with confidence.

The Diploma level course builds on your significant experience and prepares you to succeed in management roles.

You will gain hands-on experience in:

  • Leadership and management across a range of industry workplaces
  • Planning, organising, implementing and monitoring your own workload and of others as well as evaluating solutions to unpredictable problems

TAFE NSW is known for delivering theory along with practical, hands-on learning. As part of this you will work on real world projects communicating with others, leading teams and implementing plans for the industry area of your expertise.

TAFE NSW offers you a range of online and on-campus study environments - industry specific computer rooms, simulated workplaces, study areas, presentation areas and general student facilities - to enhance your learning and employability.

This course offers a blended delivery of face-to-face and online learning. You will study in TAFE NSW campus classrooms, simulated classrooms, and online delivery platform. You may also choose your own workplace to use in the course case study scenarios.

LinkedIn research indicates that the most in-demand soft skills include leadership, communication, collaboration and time management, with communication, creativity, organisation and critical thinking especially vital for managers and senior managers.

The leaders and supervisors of the future need to be innovative, creative and able to apply continuous improvement practices to organisational management. This course provides the skills to guide your team through disruption and resourcefully overcome gaps to meet goals.

Technological changes such as automation and the trend towards contract, freelance and gig work will increasingly impact on the role of leaders, who will need project management skills and an ability to upskill staff in diverse working environments.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • Combination, Online, Virtual classroom on campus
  • Full Time, Part Time, Variable
  • Study Online
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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