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Certificate IV in Business (International)

ICAE > International > Certificate IV in Business (International)
Course ID
Rapid Creek
On Campus

If you are thinking of starting your own business or entering the corporate world where you’ll be making commercial decisions in a business environment, ICAE’s Certificate IV in Business is a great place to learn the fundamentals. You’ll learn about what is required in the role of an administrator or project officer in the fast-paced world of private enterprise, and how to put together and evaluate business cases.

Duration: 52 weeks (two semesters)

On-campus classes
40 weeks
On-campus classes: 21 hours per week
Paid work rights: up to 40 hours per fortnight (depending on visa conditions)

12 weeks
Paid work rights: unlimited (depending on visa conditions)

Interested? View the course guide, apply, or request more information on the Contact Us page.

​This qualification is suited to those who are working, or wish to gain employment as administrators and project officers. In these roles, individuals 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.

How you study

You’ll be developing skills in:

Developing, implementing and monitoring workplace health and safety practices, policies, procedures and programs to ensure that your workplace meets its workplace health and safety legislative requirements
Successfully promoting products and services to ensure your organisation can meet sales targets
Successfully undertaking a range of marketing activities, to attract customers to your business
Undertaking project work to ensure that your business achieves its KPIs and business milestones
Implementing customer service standards, to ensure you meet or exceed customer expectations, and make every customer a repeat customer
Addressing customer needs, so that your customers become salespeople for your business
Managing finances within a budget, so that your department, or the entire business, operates within its budgetary parameters
Leading and managing people, so that your team meets the targets you, or others, have set
Monitoring work operations to ensure that your operation achieves its goals

Course structure

Certificate IV in Business is a prerequisite for entry into ICAE’s Diploma of Business.

12 units must be completed:
● 6 core units
● 6 elective units, consisting of:
  ○ 2 elective units must be selected from Group A
  ○ for the remaining 4 elective units:
     ■ up to 4 units may be selected from Groups A – J
     ■ if not listed, up to 2 units may be selected from a Certificate III, Certificate IV or
Diploma from this or any other currently endorsed Training Package qualification or
accredited course.

Core Units
BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices
BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships
BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
BSBWRT411 Write complex documents
BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace

Elective Units
BSBPEF401 Manage personal health and wellbeing (Group A)
BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities (Group A)
BSBCMM411 Make presentations (Group B)
BSBOPS405 Organise business meetings (Group C)
SITXCCS015 Enhance customer service experiences (Other)
SITXFIN009 Manage finances within a budget (Other)

Career opportunities

Project officer/manager
Administration manager
Marketing manager
Sales manager
Business Development officer/manager
Client liaison manager
Customer relations manager


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