Certificate IV in Business

Quick Facts


of course graduates reported an improved work status.


in the Adminstrative and Support Services Industry.


is the average annual salary for office team leaders.

Course Overview

Advance your career with our Certificate IV in Business, designed for those seeking supervisory roles in the business services sector. This course enhances your ability to perform a range of specialist and complex tasks, develop solutions for unpredictable problems, and analyse varied information sources. You’ll refine your skills in leadership and guidance, preparing to take some responsibility for others’ output.

Ideal for aspiring leaders, this qualification fosters well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base, equipping you for various business environments. It offers the tools for self-development and problem-solving, setting a solid foundation for professional growth and advancement in the business world.

Career Outlook

After completing a Certificate IV in Business, here’s what you can expect:

What types of job roles could I pursue?

Administrative Officer
Administrative Team Leader
Assistant Business Analyst
Assistant Security Analyst
Business Development Assistant

What might my employment setting look like?

Corporate Offices
Small & Medium Businesses
Government Departments & Agencies

What types of skills are important for these roles?

Project Management
Analytical & Problem-Solving
Digital Literacy & Technology

Course Description

Course Delivery

Our Certificate IV in Business is offered in two formats: classroom-based learning at select locations and workplace-based training for those enrolled in a traineeship program. This course is delivered through Gateway Training Academy, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO ID 32305).

Student Resources Provided

Depending on your chosen method of course delivery, the following resources may be provided:
– Comprehensive workbooks for course material.
– Access to computers and relevant software during classroom sessions.
– A personalised student training plan.
– Guidance from dedicated and qualified trainers
– Specialised assessment tools for effective learning.
Note: The availability of certain resources is contingent upon whether you are enrolled in classroom-based learning or workplace-based training.

Entry Requirements

This course has no specific academic prerequisites. Students are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI) – assistance available – along with photo identification, and meet the necessary language, literacy, and numeracy standards.

Certification Upon Completion

Successful completion of this qualification results in:
– A Nationally Recognised Certificate & Transcript, or
– A Statement of Attainment for competency in at least one unit.

Course Structure

This program requires you to complete 12 units of competencies: 6 core units and 6 elective units.

Core Units
Unit Code
Unit Name
Apply critical thinking to work practices
Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
Build and maintain business relationships
Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
Write complex documents
Apply communication strategies in the workplace
Elective Units
Unit Code
Unit Name
Manage personal health and wellbeing
Develop personal work priorities
Organise business meetings
Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
Promote innovation in team environments
Lead and facilitate a team

Government Subsidies

The Jobs & Skills WA program offers government financial assistance to eligible students, aimed at supporting the development of a skilled workforce in Western Australia. Gateway Training Academy (RTO Code: 32305) is proud to be contracted by the State Government to deliver select qualifications through this program.

Smart and Skilled is a New South Wales government initiative that enables eligible students to access affordable, government-subsidised training courses. Gateway Training Academy (RTO Code: 32305) is a Smart and Skilled provider, offering a range of qualifications under this program.

Information for Employers

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What our students are saying

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I am extremely grateful to Gateway Training Academy for their exceptional professionalism throughout the training program. Their dedication, expertise, and attention to detail have greatly contributed to my personal and professional growth.
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