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Certificate IV in Business

Learn industry best practice processes and develop a diverse range of core business skills with a Novaskill Certificate IV in Business

This course will equip you with the necessary tools and business knowledge to take on entry and mid-level business roles in various business environments and enable you to take your career or your business to the next level.

Get real world skills

The Certificate IV in Business develops business skills with practical applications in the workplace enabling you to develop solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. It enhances your ability to provide leadership and guidance as well as organising and monitoring the performance output of your team.

Novaskill’s Business Management program brings together the very best of current business training materials and highly experienced trainers and career coaches to ensure your qualification and experience have immediate real world application.

Strong foundation in business theory combined with practical, hands-on application in the workplace encourages students to develop professional standard business skills and solutions.

Who is this for?

The Certificate IV in Business has been developed for small business operators who have limited formal business experience and employees seeking a career in business roles. Students complete 10 units.

89.9% of business service graduates are in employment or further studies within 6 months of completion.

Source: NCVER, 2014 VET Students by Industry


BSBWHS401       Implement and Monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements.


BSBCUS401      Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

BSBCUS402      Address customer needs

BSBCUS403      Implement customer service standards

BSBFIA402      Report on financial activity BSBADM405 Organise meetings

BSBINN301      Promote innovation in a team environment

BSBCMM401      Make a presentation

BSBITU401      Design and develop complex text documents

BSBITU402      Develop and use complex spreadsheets

BSBREL401      Establish networks

BSBRES401      Analyse and present research information

BSBWRT401      Write complex documents

BSBLED401      Develop teams and individuals

BSBMKG413      Promote products and services

Students must undertake an initial pre-enrolment assessment to determine their suitability for this level of study. International students require IELTS 5.5 (min) or equivalent.

Ongoing training with Novaskill has made the biggest difference to the operating efficiency of our business and improved staff motivation and satisfaction.


  • 6 months full time
  • Part time courses available
  • Traineeship – 24 months by direct entry
  • 18 months if trainee holds Certificate III in Business

Training and Assessment is available by mixed mode, combining online theory with face to face seminars and classroom courses either one day per week or per fortnight. See website for further details.


120 industry placement hours (strongly advised).


  • Online
  • Classroom


  • Face to face
  • Phone
  • Online

This course enabled me to FastTrack my career and move up the ladder into middle management.


  • Customer Service
  • Marketing
  • Business Management
  • Human Resources
  • Occupational Health and Safety


BSB20115      Certificate II in Business

BSB30115      Certificate III in Business

BSB30415      Certificate III in Business Administration

BSB40515      Certificate IV in Business Administration

BSB40615      Certificate IV in Business Sales

BSB40415      Certificate IV in Small Business Management


BUSINESSES       You may be eligible to receive up to $4,000 per person in government training assistance to upskill your staff

EMPLOYEES       Payment plans available

VET FEE-HELP       Not applicable


Students must undertake an initial pre-enrolment assessment to determine their suitability for this level of study. International students require IELTS 4.5 (min) or equivalent.

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