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Business Services

BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business

Start climbing that corporate ladder now!

Ready to rev up your business credentials? This is the qualification to get going! Designed to assist those in a variety of Business Services job roles, this qualification will assist you to become competent in basic supervisory and leadership roles. Students will learn a dynamic mix of specialist and moderately complex administrative and operational skills. Paired with highly sort after self-developmental and transferable skills, this course will ensure a well-developed knowledge base to apply in any business situation.

Looking for Certificate IV in Business Administration?

BSB BSB40516 Certificate IV in Business Administration has now been superseded. The Certificate Iv in Business is now able to be tailored towards administration. Please ask for more details.

Potential career outcomes

Upon successful completion of the qualification, career pathways may include, but are not limited to:
– Administrator
– Executive Personal Assistant
– Project Officer

Units of Competency

Students complete 12 units.

Different ways to study

This course can be delivered online, face-to-face in a classroom, self-paced via correspondence, or as a combination of both. Please ask for more details.


Students are able to study full time, part time or with an employer as a traineeship for a maximum of 24 months for full time trainees or 36 months for part-time trainees.


The price for this qualification is based upon specific eligibility requirements and concessions may be available to some students. For more information, please visit Fee Information or contact us for a quote. Payment options vary.

Work Placement

This qualification requires work placement to give you real life, on-the-job experience and the opportunity to practice what you learn. Ask us for details about how this can be conducted.


There are no specific pre-requisites for this course. Students may be required to undertake an initial pre-enrolment assessment to determine their suitability for this level of study.

Student Support

Friendly support, advice and assistance is provided by our teaching staff and Student Services Division to all students.


Graduates may choose to further their study through enrolment in a BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management or BSB50120 Diploma of Business. *Novaskill may not offer these qualifications.

Awarded by

HGT Australia Ltd. trading as Novaskill RTO Code: 6996.

Successful completion of this course will lead to a nationally recognised qualification in Australia.

Looking for specific units? Speak to us about a customised study option.

For more detailed information about studying with us or specific units of competency, request a Course Guide now!

Find out everything you need to know about being a student at Novaskill and other important documents here. 


NSW Students: Courses for eligible students and trainees in New South Wales are subsidised by the NSW Government. For consumer protection information please visit https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/for-students
or please call 1300 772 104.

QLD Students: Courses for eligible students and trainees in Queensland are funded by Queensland Government. For more information, please visit https://training.qld.gov.au/providers/funded