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  • Learning MethodOnline
  • IntakesStart Anytime
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • DurationMax 18 months
Nationally Recognised Training

Course Overview

Career Outcome:

  • Administrative Officer
  • Administrative Team Leader
  • Assistant Business Analyst

The BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business course is an online program that provides students with advanced knowledge of business, sales, and administration functions. 

It is a nationally recognized qualification that can open the doors to various business, administration, and sales roles across different industries. The course is self-paced, with a recommended study time of 25 hours per week and a maximum duration of 18 months. 

Students will receive a free 12-month membership to the Australian Institute of Office Professionals (AIOP). The course is ideal for those with no experience who want to launch a career in business and those who want to formalize their current work experience.

 The potential career outcomes of the course include Administrative Officer, Administrative Team Leader, Assistant Business Analyst, Assistant Security Analyst, and Business Development Analyst. The course materials are accessed online through OpenSpace and include learning content, media, additional resources, learning activities, and self-checks

Upon completion of this course, you will be issued with BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business by Open Colleges Pty Ltd (Provider number: 90796)

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Job Outcomes

Career Outcome:

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


Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

There are no mandated education entry requirements for this qualification, per the BSB Business Services Training Package.

There are no mandatory Open Colleges entry requirements.

Students to have:

  • Language, literacy and numeracy skills that ensure the ability to read and comprehend technical terms and communicate effectively through email. These skills are equivalent to those that would be required to successfully complete Year 12 or ACSF Level 3, or
  • Completed a qualification at Certificate III level or higher

Minimum age

  • 18 years old (note students under 18 will need permission from a parent or guardian to enroll)

Computing and Digital Tools

  • Access to a modern computer with video / audio playback capabilities and high-speed internet
  • Access to Microsoft Office or equivalent
  • Basic computing skills, including ability to make a short video
  • Access to a digital video recording device to save and upload video/image files to OpenSpace, e.g., mobile phone/smartphone.

Access to Others

This course includes a requirement to record video and/ or audio roleplays.  These will require participation by 1-2 other people sourced by you. 


Module 1

Module 2

Module 3

Module 4

Module 5

Module 6

Module 7

Module 8

Module 9

Module 10

Module 11

Module 12

Assessment details

  • Multiple choice Quiz
  • Projects
  • Role plays
  • Video
  • Written assessments


PLEASE NOTE – Open Colleges is a privately-run Registered Training Organisation (RTO), not government-run like a TAFE. Therefore, Open Colleges cannot offer government funding. Please check eligibility requirements before beginning an enrolment with Open Colleges.

Fees for this course depend on the payment method and any existing promotions available with Open Colleges.

Always remember to enquire about any:

  • Discounts
  • Payment Plans

which may be available.


About the Institution

Open Colleges (RTO 90796) is an Australian education market leader with over 125 years of experience. Now an online learning market leader, Open Colleges focuses on supporting individuals to learn at their own pace.