Certificate IV in Business Administration BSB40515

This qualification is suited to a range of individuals who use well-developed administrative skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of administrative contexts. They 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. Enrolment of participants will be subject to meeting the following requirements:

Must be 18 years of age or over; and

Successful completion of Year 12 or its equivalent

Prospective participants with demonstrated competency in applicable units through industry experience may apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL). 

 The BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration comprises 10 elective units of competency packaged as:

Five (5) elective units must be selected from the Group A units listed in the BSB Training Package;

Five (5) elective units may be selected from the Group A or Group B units listed in the BSB Training Package for this qualification, or any currently endorsed Training Package or  accredited course at the same qualification level;

    If not listed in the Training Package, one (1) elective unit may be selected from either a Certificate III or Diploma qualification;

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome; and

Only units that can be trained and assessed by Sydney Academy are selected.


No specific requirements for language and literacy skills are listed for the Training Package but individual units of competency may outline specific minimum language and literacy requirements. All programs will be delivered in English.

All participants, at the earliest possible time under Academy supervision, will be subjected to a paper test for Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN)

The results of this test will not to be used as a barrier for the participant but as an indicator of the support that the participant may need during a study program. If a participant were to score zero in all categories, it will require referral to a specialist agency for further investigation to determine appropriate pathways for the desired study program.


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