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Certificate IV in Business

Get the skills for a rewarding career in business with the Certificate IV in Business at Academia’s Melbourne campus.

  1. Do you want to build an understanding of the core functions of business?
  2. Are you curious to learn more about business systems and office operations?
  3. Ready to open the door to an exciting and dynamic career in the ever-changing world of business?

Sounds like the Certificate IV in Business is for you!

If you are interested in entering the business world as clerical or administrative officers, the Certificate IV in Business offers you the basic skills required to successfully meet entry job level requirements across a number of industries.

All of our business courses are delivered face-to-face, through a combination of tutorials and computer lab workshops. You will be assessed through written tests, computer-based tasks and interesting industry based projects.

Equipment includes: Fully equipped computer labs, accounting/ business software, client server and student PCs, printed and online resources.

Further Education

Upon successful completion of the Certificate IV in Business, you have the opportunity to pursue a number of Diploma streams, such as:

  1. Diploma of Business
  2. Diploma of Marketing and Communication

These can be pursued further with a university degree across streams including Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of International Business, and Bachelor of Business (Commerce).

Find out more about Academia's Pathways here.

Career Pathways

Successful completion of the Certificate IV in Business will enable you to work as a:

  1. Accounts Clerk
  2. Customer Service Advisor
  3. Legal Receptionist
  4. Medical Receptionist
  5. Office Administration Assistant
  6. Student Services Officer
  7. Word Processing Operator

Study, Assessment Methods and Facilities

This course is delivered face-to-face, through a combination of tutorials and computer lab workshops. You will be assessed through written tests, computer-based tasks, and assignments Equipment includes: Fully Equipped Computer Labs, Accounting/Business Software, Client Server and student PCs, Printed and on line Resources. Spacious classrooms, free internet access.

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Course Recognition

Course Code: BSB40215
Course Name: Certificate IV in Business
CRICOS Code: 086920D
CRICOS Duration: 28 Weeks registered on CRICOS, including tuition and course breaks

Units of competency for the Certificate IV in Business

Unit Code
Unit Description
BSBWHS401
Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBITU404
Produce complex desktop published documents
BSBMKG418
Develop and apply knowledge of marketing communication industry
BSBMKG417
Apply marketing communication across a convergent industry
Unit Code
Unit Description
BSBCMM401
Make a presentation
BSBPMG522
Undertake project work
BSBEBU401
Review and maintain a website
Unit Code
Unit Description
BSBMGT407
Apply digital solutions to work processes
BSBMKG414
Undertake marketing activities
BSBCRT401
Articulate, present and debate ideas

Study Certificate IV in Business in Melbourne Today!

Known as one of the world’s most liveable cities, Melbourne is also one of the best places to study! Enjoy a fully immersive learning experience at Academia, while enjoying the quintessential Melbourne lifestyle - great food, great people, and of course, great coffee!

Academia welcomes local and international students to enquire about or enrol in our business courses at our Melbourne campus.

If you’d like to speak to a career advisor or find out more about this course, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.