Certificate 4 in Business

This NTC recognised qualification is designed to provide a solid foundation in the unique needs of business and corporate environments.

Six months (full time)


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The Certificate IV in Business offers an excellent pathway into the complex and dynamic world of business. This NTC-recognised qualification is designed to provide solid foundational knowledge of the unique realities of business and corporate environments. This is ideal if your career requires broad business knowledge, including administration and basic project skills. Graduates will be able to seek new job opportunities across many business sectors.​

A Certificate IV extends students’ skills in the following areas:

  • Customer relations
  • Office administration
  • Data entry
  • Human resources management
  • Marketing


  • Face-to-face lectures
  • Practical classes
  • Job training
  • Industry visits

Continuing students with an IBS Certificate III in Business are awarded three (3) units advance standing, as well as a discount on their course fees.

This course is comprised of 12 units, each designed to build your capabilities in the areas mentioned above. The structure is aligned with workplace outcomes and local industry requirements. 

Stage 1

CIB040101   Develop and use complex spreadsheets

CIB040102   Make a presentation

CIB040103   Design and produce business documents

Stage 2

CHRM040408   Work effectively with diversity

CIB040204   Write complex documents

CIB040205   Develop work priorities

Stage 3

CIB040306   Promote team effectiveness

CIA030408   Prepare financial reports

CIB040307   Organise meetings

Stage 4

CIB040408   Administer projects

CIB040409   Coordinate business resource

CIB040410   Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

Course Duration:   6 Months (full time)

Entry Requirements:   Grade 12 or Grade 10 with IBS Certificate 3 in Business

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