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0.5 Year


The Certificate IV in Leadership and Management equips you with skills to provide stable leadership and manage your team in a variety of working environments. With disruption affecting the industry, workplaces and careers, strong leaders are in demand to shape and reshape businesses across all industries.

Develop your critical thinking and communication skills while practising in scenarios that will prepare you to steer your team to brilliance.

TAFE NSW is Australia's leading education and training provider, with over 130 years of history. Our courses are designed in close consultation with industry, so you graduate with relevant, up-to-date skills and knowledge. 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
  • Evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems


Build your experience and get practical skills in: 

  • Leadership and management across a range of industry workplaces
  • Planning, organising, implementing and monitoring your own workload and that of others
  • Evaluating solutions to unpredicted problems


Develop the qualities you need to get ahead in this industry:

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


This qualification could help you prepare for roles like:

  • Team Leader
  • Sales Team Coordinator
  • Leading Hand
  • Line Manager


When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledgeand skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

Academic Requirements:

English Language Requirements:

  • Academic IELTS 6.0 (with no individual band less than 5.5) or equivalent

TAFE NSW makes every effort to ensure your Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) needs are met. The level of support you need may be assessed via a review of your LLN skills with written tasks and a one-on-one interview. If you need to strengthen your LLN skills, an individual training plan will be created with you.

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • Ease of working with others and reporting to a manager or supervisor
  • Confidence with technology, the ability to access and navigate the internet and use word processing and presentation software
  • Experience in industry and are looking to strengthen your managerial skills

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


From mountains to oceans, from cities to country towns, international students can choose from a range of courses offered at multiple campus locations across the state. Experience our vibrant spaces such as libraries, cafes and gyms as well as places you can network and socialise.

Learn more about TAFE NSW study locations

LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Meadowbank Feb , Jul A$7,860
LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Meadowbank Feb , Jul A$7,860


Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.


TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the resources, counselling and facilities to support you while you are studying.

We offer a range of support services including: 

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service 
  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) support  
  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling, and Pathways Service  
  • Smarthinking – online access to a tutor 
  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource that offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills


To receive this course students must complete all core units and a range of Additional units. 

Note: Additional units may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit at that location. TAFE NSW does not guarantee that speciality units listed will be offered at each location and semester. You will receive your timetable from the teaching section on commencement and speciality units offered will be provided at that time.

  • Packaging Rules
  • Total number of units = 12
  • 5 core units plus 7 elective units of which:
  • 4 elective units must be selected from Group A
  • for the remaining 3 elective units: up to 3 units may be selected from Groups A and B
  • if not listed, up to 2 units may be selected from a Certificate IV or above, from this or any other currently endorsed Training Package qualification or accredited course.
  • Core Units
  • BSBLDR411 - Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
  • BSBLDR413 - Lead effective workplace relationships
  • BSBOPS402 - Coordinate business operational plans
  • BSBXCM401 - Apply communication strategies in the workplace
  • BSBXTW401 - Lead and facilitate a team
  • BSBCMM412 - Lead difficult conversations
  • BSBCRT411 - Apply critical thinking to work practices
  • BSBCRT412 - Articulate, present and debate ideas
  • BSBFIN401 - Report on financial activity
  • BSBLDR412 - Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
  • BSBLDR414 - Lead team effectiveness
  • BSBLDR521 - Lead the development of diverse workforces
  • BSBOPS403 - Apply business risk management processes
  • BSBPEF402 - Develop personal work priorities
  • BSBSTR401 - Promote innovation in team environments
  • BSBSTR502 - Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBTWK401 - Build and maintain business relationships
  • BSBWHS411 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
  • BSBOPS401 - Coordinate business resources
  • BSBOPS404 - Implement customer service strategies
  • BSBOPS405 - Organise business meetings
  • BSBPEF401 - Manage personal health and wellbeing
  • BSBPEF403 - Lead personal development
  • BSBPEF502 - Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • BSBPMG430 - Undertake project work
  • BSBWRT411 - Write complex documents
  • BSBCMM411 - Make Presentations
  • BSBHRM413 - Support the learning and development of teams and individuals
  • BSBHRM415 - Coordinate recruitment and onboarding
  • BSBSTR402 - Implement continuous improvement


From certificates to diplomas, degrees to study packages, you can take your study further with us.


Build your expertise with a TAFE NSW Business study pathway:


Plan your study around your life with a TAFE NSW study package. Our study packages allow for multiple courses to be packaged together that can lead you to a TAFE NSW or an Australian University Bachelor Degree with credits. This gives you a one stop shop by completing your applications for the whole package through TAFE NSW allowing you to apply for one student Visa for the full duration of the package.