BSB40120 - Certificate IV in Business


This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of Business Services job roles. These individuals may have supervisory performance accountabilities.


Individuals in these roles carry out a mix of specialist and moderately complex administrative or operational tasks that require self-development skills. They use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base to apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems and analyse information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.





This qualification of BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business, can provide for specialisations. ASTC is providing training in the following specialisation:

  • Leadership
  • Business Administration
  • Financial Administration
  • Procurement

The achievement of a specialisation will be identified on a testamur as follows:

  • BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Leadership)
  • BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Administration)
  • BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Finance)
  • BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Procurement)



Related Industry Sectors

  • Business Administration
  • Ground Operations
  • Logistics
  • Public Administration
  • Purchasing and Procurement 
  • Recordkeeping
  • Warehousing and Storage

Job Roles and Employment Outcomes 

  • Administrator
  • Analyst
  • Assistant Records Manager
  • Customer Service Assistant
  • Exporter
  • Importer
  • Office Administrator
  • Office Manager
  • Personal Assistant
  • Project Officer
  • Sales Assistant
  • Sustainability Manager
  • Sustainability Officer
  • Trade Coordinator

Pathways into the Qualification

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include: BSB30120 Certificate III in Business or other relevant qualification/s


With vocational experience assisting in a range of environments providing administrative or operational support to individuals and/or teams but without a formal business qualification.


Examples of indicative job roles for candidates seeking entry based upon their vocational experience include:

  • Accounts Clerk
  • Customer Service Advisor
  • Clerk
  • E-business Practitioner
  • Legal Receptionist
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Office Administration Assistant
  • Student Services Officer
  • Word Processing Operator

This breadth of expertise would equate to the competencies required to undertake this qualification.


Pathways from the Qualification 

After achieving this qualification candidates may undertake: A range of Diploma level qualifications within the BSB07 Business Services Training Package, or other Training Packages.


Course fee

eLearning $1,950.00

Correspondence $1,950.00


Government Funding

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.


This qualification is available under the Government Funded NSW Smart & Skilled Program. For more information, please visit the NSW Smart & Skilled website HERE or call 1300 772 104.