BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business

(CRICOS Course Code 071447C)
(International Students)

Who Should Study this Course?

This course is for people desiring to use well developed business skills and apply their broad business knowledge in a wide variety of contexts.Students will learn how to monitor a safe workplace, in addition to other competencies such as to provide customer service strategies, report on financial activity and implement continuous improvement processes. This course is a nationally recognised qualification. On successful completion of this course, students can apply for a broad range of positions Australia wide and around the world.

The course is delivered at Unique International College’s Granville campus, located in Sydney Australia, which is situated close to public transport and shops.

Career Opportunities

On completion of this qualification, students may be able to work as any of the job titles mentioned below in a broad range of industries.

  • General clerk/payroll officer
  • Office assistant/receptionist
  • Customer service representative
  • Administration officer/ operations officer

This course also provides a pathway to a range of Diploma level qualifications within the Business Services Training Package or other Training Packages.

Entry requirements

There are no previous training or employment requirements for this qualification.

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

  • After achieving the BSB30110 Certificate III in Business or  other relevant qualification/s


  • Providing evidence of competency in the majority of units required for the BSB30110 Certificate III in Business or other relevant qualification/s


  • With some vocational experience assisting in a range of environments providing administrative or operational support to individuals and/or teams but without formal business qualification

International students (from countries where English is not the first language) are expected to have a minimum English Language standard and are required to have one of the following prior to enrolling in a qualification:

  • At least 50% completion of any AQF Certificate IV or Diploma qualification within Australia
  • Achieved an IELTS band score of 5.5
  • Achieved an IELTS band score of 5.0 plus must have completed Upper intermediate ELICOS (At least 10 weeks)
  • Achieved an IELTS score of 4.5 plus must have completed Upper intermediate ELICOS (At least 20 weeks)
  • Must have successfully completed at least 38 weeks of ELICOS study in Australia
  • Must complete an English language test on campus at Unique International College


Depending on the student’s country of origin, there may be additional English Language requirements that the student needs to meet to get a student visa. For more information, please check the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) website:


Please note that if you have previously completed the BSB51107 Diploma of Management program or equivalent, BS60407 Advanced Diploma of Management program or equivalent you will not be permitted direct entry into this program. In addition, if you have previously completed any of the units that form part of this program, you will be required to apply for Recognition in line with Unique International College’s SMP 133 Student entry requirements selection enrolment and orientation policy and SMP 146 CT RPL RCC Policy.

Issuance of AQF (Australian Qualification Framework) Certification

UIC is responsible for issuing AQF certification documentation to a learner whom it has assessed as meeting the requirements of this training product.


This qualification is part of the BSB12 Business Training Package. Learners who successfully complete this course will be issued BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business.



Units of Competency and Course Duration

The program is delivered over a period of 6 months, including holidays.

The program is organized into two stages; each stage is ten (10) weeks in duration.

Stage 1 (10 weeks)

BSBCUS403     Implement customer service standards

BSBCUS401     Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

BSBADM405     Organise Meetings

BSBLED401      Develop teams and individuals

BSBRSK401     Identify risk and apply risk management processes


Stage 2 (10 weeks)

BSBRES401     Analyse and present research information

BSBWHS401     Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

BSBFIA402       Report on financial activity

BSBHRM403     Support performance management process

BSBPMG522     Undertake project work



On completion of stage 1, students of this course are given a 2 weeks holiday.

4 weeks holiday is reserved at the conclusion of the course for students to complete any outstanding assessment requirements.

Class Timetables

This course is run over four shifts depending on class availability.

All classes are delivered for 20 contact hours per week

 Please Note: Timetables are subject to change at the discretion of the institute. Where timetables changes are initiated by Unique International College, the Institute will provide a minimum of two weeks notice to students.


Unique International College runs four orientations each year (January, April, July and October). For enrolment into the course, and finalised orientation details, please contact:

Unique International College
Level 1, 60 South St, Granville NSW 2142
Dial Country code +61
Phone: 02 9637 2006
Fax: 02 9637 2009

Note: Unique International College does not offer rolling or mid-term intakes into this program.

Equipment and Materials

All students will be provided with relevant textbooks for the duration of the unit. The relevant books for the unit may be borrowed by visiting reception or may purchase books if they wish by paying the cost of book.

Teaching Methods

The program is delivered at our college premises via face to face trainer led theory classes. Delivery of training is through the use of lectures, presentations by industry experts, group activities, pair work, demonstrations and class presentations. 


Unique International College is fully equipped with a computer lab, where students have access to networked computers with internet access, laptops to be used within the UIC premises and the Microsoft Office 2003 package, as well as access to printers and photocopiers. Printing and photocopying is charged at 40 cents per page (black and white) 80 cents (colour). Unique International College training rooms are well equipped with modern audio-visual facilities, including TV’s, VCR’s and data projectors.


Students are required to wear smart attire at all times while attending the college.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is summative (competency determined immediately after session delivery). Assessments may include, but are not limited to demonstrations, knowledge tests, interviews, presentations, projects and reports.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Have you worked or studied in this field before? RPL allows you the opportunity to be recognised for skills experience and study that you may have already attained. To gain RPL you will need to contact the college for our RPL kit, which will guide you through the process of presenting your evidence. RPL will only be granted before the start of the course, or within the first two weeks of starting of the course.

RPL can be applied for by overseas students with the following conditions:

  • You are still required to attend full-time study
  • The duration of the course is reduced affecting your Confirmation of Enrolment with DIBP (Department of Immigration and Border Protection)

There is a fee for the RPL service which is detailed in the RPL kit.

Students Fees


Tuition fee:                                           AUD $4,550

Extras, Tools and Materials:           AUD $0.00*

Application Fee:                                AUD $250 (Payable at once only, existing students at UIC need not to pay)

TOTAL:                                              AUD $4,800



  • Students are provided with relevant student workbooks at the beginning of each unit for the duration of the unit. Once the unit is completed student may borrow the books for other times if they wish by visiting reception and also have the option of purchasing the books at a cost of $30 each.
  • Printing and photocopying is charged at 40 cents per page (black and white) 80 cents (colour).
  • All other tools and materials required for the course apart from the above is included in the course Tuition Fee.
  • Student Fees are subject to change. Please review our website or contact the college prior to enrolment to ensure listed fees are correct.
  • We do not charge any fee for services such as issuing a transcript, replacement certificate or statement of attainment or for any special purpose letter requested from the college (such as enrolment confirmation letter, term break/holiday confirmation letter).


Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

All international students are required to pay Overseas Students Health Cover (OSHC). It is the student’s responsibility to check the conditions of this health cover. UIC has arrangements with BUPA to assist students with obtaining OSHC, please inform your agent or our staff at the time of enrolment if you wish us to arrange OSHC for you. Charges are $399.96 for one person and $1000.56 for the family for one year. Please note if you choose to get two years premium with BUPA and pay for it in advance then you will get 5% discount from BUPA. Please note UIC will arrange cover from your first day of attendance. If you require cover before commencement of your course with UIC, you will be responsible for organising OSHC by yourself.

Student support services


Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LL&N) support will be provided in all subjects as part of the normal tuition and assessment activities. The college will organize additional LL&N support if required on a fee-per-service basis. 

For students who apply offshore, the college offers various other support services such as airport pick-up, accommodation, home stay, etc. This service will be provided on actual cost recovery basis. Please refer to the enrolment application form for the relevant cost information.

Other support services that Unique International College provides include:

On arrival During study Career On graduation
Airport   pickup* Education   counselling Tax File   Number assistance Certificate   copies
Accommodation* Welfare   counselling Career   counselling Transcript   copies
OSHC* Cultural   adjustment Assistance   with CV Re-enrolment*
Bank   Account assistance RPL* Assistance   in finding jobs (job vacancies published on the notice board) Social   contact
Orientation Printing   and Photocopying Services*
General   information Student   ID cards
Internet   services
Extra-curricular   activities
English   language assitance

*Fees Involved. Please call (02) 9637 2006 for further details.


Access and equity

The College is committed to integrating Access and Equity principles within all the services provided to clients in accordance with the Sex Discrimination Act 1984, Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Act 1986, Racial Discrimination Act 5 1975, NSW Anti-Discrimination Act and Disability Discrimination Act 1992. All our staff members recognize the rights of learners/clients and provide information, advice and support consistent with our mission statement, code of ethics and code of practice.

The college recognizes the diverse background of our learners from all over the world. Regardless of cultural, linguistic, nationality, gender, sexuality, religion, disability or age all students have the right to study in an environment that is free of discrimination and harassment. All learners equally have the right to be treated in a fair and considerate manner while studying at the college.

If at any time students feel that in any way the college is not abiding by this Code of Practice they can report their complaints or grievance to their trainer, Head of Studies or Chief Executive Officer.

Dispute Resolution

For details please refer to our policies and forms page.