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BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management


Develop your confidence and skills towards management and supervisory pathway with our nationally recognised BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.

Whatever your industry supervisory and leadership skills and qualifications like developed in our nationally recognised qualification will help you stand out.

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BSBLDR411Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
BSBLDR413Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBOPS402Coordinate business operational plans
BSBXCM401Apply communication strategies in the workplace
BSBXTW401Lead and facilitate a team
BSBLDR412Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
BSBLDR414Lead team effectiveness
BSBSTR401Promote innovation in a team environment
BSBLDR521Lead the development of diverse workforces
BSBWHS411Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
BSBOPS404Implement customer service strategies
BSBPEF403Lead personal development




We support rolling intakes of students which means you can start at any time. We have a flexible learning environment that helps people achieve their goals and succeed in completing their qualifications which suits their life commitments, learning style and support needs. Qualifications are completed over 12 months and if you need to you can extend your course.

Contact us to find out more information about how we can get you on the right path for you.

We have two Different styles of Delivery

Online Self Directed Option

Our Online Self-Directed Option is for highly motivated fee-for-service students seeking an affordable, self-paced, online learning model with the ability to accelerate the completion of your nationally recognised qualification at your own time management. Please contact our Learning Partnerships Administration Staff should you wish to proceed with this option. This option includes:

  • Orientation meeting with Learning Partnerships
  • Online delivery only
  • Virtual Study Halls
  • Student Forums
  • Processing of eligible Credits and RPLs (pro-rata'd fees apply)
  • Learning resources (exception where a textbook is required)
  • Two attempts to attain competency per unit of study (additional attempts available as fee for service)

This Delivery Option Excludes:

  • Workshops and Coaching (coaching available as fee for service)
  • Textbooks where required which can be purchased via our textbook list portal to Booktopia.
    ( or sourced independently.

Mentored Delivery

Our default by popular demand Mentored Delivery Option is perfect for those students that learn best with a bit more support. While still priced very affordable it provides more coaching and mentoring on a one-to-one basis with your trainer.


  • Orientation meeting with Learning Partnerships
  • Online delivery plus one-hour individual coaching per unit (additional coaching available as fee for service)
  • Tutorial Days
  • Virtual Study Halls
  • Student Forums
  • Processing of eligible Credits and RPLs (pro-rata'd fees apply)
  • Learning resources (except where a textbook is required)
  • Three attempts to attain competency per unit of study (additional attempts available as fee for service)

This Delivery Option Excludes:

  • Textbooks where required which can be purchased via our textbook list portal to Booktopia
    ( or sourced independently.

 Forums and Connection

  • Tutorial Days: Learning Partnerships Tutorial Days are Tuesdays and Thursdays. You can self-study through your learning materials in a comfortable learning environment.
  • Virtual Study Halls:  Connect with your peers and trainers with weekly tutorial days on campus (Tuesday and Thursday) and Virtual study halls monthly. You will be invited to these when you enrol so that they are always in your calendar.
  • Forums: Our Student Forums allow you to ask questions and get answers and interact with both students and trainers and assessors.

Workshops and In House Delivery

This qualification can be run in-house for a team at flexible times. Contact Us to discuss private team development.

We provide a range of skills development workshops that may complement your qualification. View our Scheduled Workshops

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is the formal acknowledgement of a person’s current skills and knowledge no matter how, when or where the learning occurred.

If you have two or more years experience you may be able to obtain part or all of the qualification through RPL with a simple process of a short question and answer document, portfolio of evidence and a third party report.

Course Costs

Flexible payment options, competitive pricing for quality education and no HEC’s debts or loans to pay off following your qualification.

Some qualifications also require a textbook. 

Qualification Costs

CourseCostEnrolment Fee (Inc)
- In schools$4,200 (in schools)$1000
- Online Only$3850.00 (Self-Study Online Learning, 2 Attempts per Unit of Competency, Coaching Available Through Purchase Only)$1000
Certificate IV Fee for Service$3950$1000
Higher Skills **Concessional- $300
Non Concessional- $500
$500/ $300
Certificate III Fee for Service$2950$1000
User Choice **$500 (Employer contribution fee)$500
Certificate 3 Guarantee **Concessional- $300
Non Concessional- $500
RPL/ CreditRPL $2,500 /pro rata per unit
Credit $50 per unit
** Queensland Government Funded- eligibility criteria apply.
To find out your eligibility follow this link


Learner Resources

For all units of study, you receive quality learner handouts, exercises, templates, videos, articles, and supplementary resources to reinforce and cement the principles of the units. Students are also encouraged to purchase textbooks via our textbook list portal to Booktopia ( or to be sourced independently.


Diploma of Business
Diploma of Leadership and Management
Diploma of Project Management


Click the button to be taken to our online application form or contact us to find out more.


At Learning Partnerships, we believe that it is important to invest in yourself and your team to develop skills and qualifications. However, we also realise that it needs to be sustainable. That’s why we work hard to provide affordable value-for-money qualifications and education and a variety of payment options.

Your investment in your education and personal development is an important one and one which we take seriously.

Please ensure that you take the time before enrolment to read through the relevant information about your course and also the details of our study and support options. Please note we do not take refunds for change of mind but can assist you in adjusting your course to suit should you need.

Our full refunds and transfers policy can be found in the Learner Handbook. 

Payment Options

Payment Schedule

Under $1200: Payment is required upfront. We can discuss this for special circumstances.

Courses over $1200: 

  • $1000.00 or $500.00 (depending on qualification) non-refundable enrolment fee. Payright (Australian Payment Plan Provider) is also available for customer use.
  • Equal quarterly payments over the duration of your qualification (can be paid monthly)
  • Corporate Training – payment on purchase order and invoice. We can discuss this for special circumstances.


Extended Payments

Extend the payment of your qualification across a longer duration using a personal loan (Full cost qualifications and does not include TAE40116)

Bank of Queensland provides personal loans at very competitive rates which can be used to invest in your qualifications.  For more information contact the branch directly on 07 4760 1000.


All students receive a complimentary two-month extension. Further extensions incur the following costs. Extensions can be processed here.

  • 6 month extension- $600
  • 12-month extension –  $1000

Hard Copy Materials

All students receive as part of their course electronic Learner Guides, Powerpoint and supplementary resources. If you would prefer a bound colour hard copy we can provide you with a custom hard copy of all of your qualification materials for all units. Requests for hard copy materials can be processed here.

  • Single Qualification $150 + postage 20
  • Double Qualification $200 +  postage 30
  • Triple Qualification $250 + postage 50

** Note Diploma of Project Management requires a textbook in addition to this of $95 hard copy or $45 electronic

Duplicate Qualifications

All students receive an electronic and hard copy of their Qualification and Transcript on Graduation. Duplicate qualifications and hard copies of qualifications are available for purchase through our shop.

Refunds and Cancellations

Please refer to our policies and refunds, cancellations in our Refund Policy or Learner Handbook. If you have any questions or would like further clarification, please contact our Student Administration on 1300 596 885


All additional resources required for courses can be found in our online shop.