Leadership and Management

Are you ready to take the lead? CIT’s Leadership and Management courses will set you up for a successful future as a leader.

In this qualification you will gain the skills and knowledge to perform the role of individuals working as developing and emerging leaders and managers in a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

  • Course Details

    Certificate IV in Leadership and Management | BSB40520
    CRICOS: 104558H

  • Course Duration

    TOTAL CIT PACKAGE: 6 months
    Certificate IV: 6 months

  • Course Intake

    2024 Semester 2 (July)

    2025 Semester 1 (February) and Semester 2 (July)

  • Course Campus

    CIT Reid
    From Semester 2 2025, the location of courses delivered at CIT Reid will transition to the new CIT Woden campus. CIT will provide support for students who will be making the move to Woden. Learn more

  • Course Fees

    Tuition Fees:


    Certificate IV $7,410 per semester (Total qualification tuition fee)

  • *Please note - Course fees are listed in $AUD and are based on a semester rate. Total course cost will vary depending on semester start date. Small tuition and material fee increases may occur annually in line with CIT's fee pricing review. Fees are subject to change.

  • Entry Requirements

    Academic requirements:

    • Year 12 Certificate or equivalent

    Students over the age of 20 may be eligible for adult entry. Please refer to Entry Requirements for more information.

    It is an advantage if you have completed a Certificate III in Accounts Administration or have relevant work experience.

    English requirements

    Students must meet one of the following English requirements:

    • IELTS 6.0 (no band score less than 5.0)
    • PTE Academic - 50 (minimum of 36 in each band)
    • Cambridge English test (C1 Advanced and B2 First) - 169
    • Non student visa applicants who hold a temporary visa for the full duration of the offered program will be required to meet Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course.

  • Course Subjects - Certificate IV

    Certificate IV in Leadership and Management | BSB40520 – 12 subjects

    Core: complete all 5 subjects

    • 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

    Electives: complete all 7 subjects

    • BSBFIN401 Report on financial activity
    • BSBLDR412 Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
    • BSBLDR521 Lead the development of diverse workforces
    • BSBCMM412 Lead difficult conversations
    • BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
    • BSBWRT411 Write complex documents
    • BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
  • Likely Job Outcome

    Certificate IV: Team leader, supervisor, front-line manager.

  • Teaching Methods and Assessment

    Study methods include structured classes supported by online resources and workshop delivery.

    Assessment methods include projects, presentations, assignments, and reports.