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  • Learning MethodOnline
  • IntakesStart anytime
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • DurationSelf-paced
    Max 24 months
Nationally Recognised Training

Course Overview

Accreditation: Nationally Recognised Qualification

Career Outcomes:

  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Assistant Account Manager (Advertising)

If you want to take that step up from an entry-level marketing or business role or start working in the industry, this is a great course to give you the broad knowledge and skills you need.

Topics covered in this course include: analysing consumer behaviour, undertaking marketing activities, and much more. Please find a full list of units further below.

Upon completion of this course, you will be issued with a BSB40820 Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication by Open Colleges (RTO: 90796).

Enquire now for a full Course Guide!


Job Outcomes

  • Advertising Account Coordinator
  • Analyst
  • Assistant Account Manager (Advertising)
  • Assistant Advertising Account Planner
  • Community Relations Team Leader (Local Government)
  • Copywriter
  • Direct Marketing Officer
  • Market Research Assistant
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Marketing Officer
  • Media Assistant
  • Media Planner
  • Promotions Assistant Manager
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Sales Administrator

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

There are no mandatory Open Colleges entry requirements.

Recommended Local Entry Requirements 

  • Are 18 years old (note students under 18 will need permission from a parent or guardian to enrol)
  • 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.
  • You will need to have completed Year 12, or a qualification at Certificate III level or higher

Please see the Course Guide for detailed requirements.


Module 1

Module 2

Module 3

Module 4

Module 5

Module 6

Module 7

Module 8

Module 9

Module 10

Module 11

Module 12


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.