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Study a Certificate IV in Leadership and Management in Perth


This pathway provides you with the opportunity to be recognised for the skills, knowledge and experience you already possess. You will be required to gather evidence based on a set of prescribed assessment tasks for each unit. You must successfully address all of these tasks in order to achieve the qualification.

This pathway requires you to have your workplace supervisor’s support in order to help you to develop evidence in areas where you have less experience. Full guidance and support is provided by your Assessor.

Should you find there are gaps in your knowledge, or you want to do a refresher, we have recommended a range of Professional Development Programs that complement this qualification. You will find these listed below.


Nationally Recognised Training

The Certificate IV in Leadership and Management qualification has a strong focus on leadership and the essential skills and knowledge required by those on the frontline who have people management responsibilities. Some of our courses align to the units of competence in this qualification and may provide excellent professional development. Please contact the Institute in Perth for more details.

Who Will Benefit

Individuals who have been identified as potential leaders as well as those who currently supervise or manage individuals or a team. In most instances this would include leading hands, supervisors or team leaders. It is for those seeking formal recognition of their work experience, knowledge and skills.

Certificate IV in Leadership and Management Prerequisites

Enrolment in this qualification requires participants to have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in their chosen field, with responsibility for leadership and management practices as part of their current role.

Participants are also required to have the support of an employer, manager or supervisor who can provide opportunities for the participant to demonstrate competence and develop and collect evidence from various departments within the business. 

What Is Required to Gain a Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Participants can attend the professional development programs but must successfully complete the assessment requirements.

Upon successful enrolment in this qualification, participants will be granted online access to all relevant assessment tools. Every aspect of each assessment tool must be addressed successfully in order to achieve the qualification.

Participants have up to 2 years to complete the assessment requirements of the qualification.

How Do I Get Started

  1. Download the Enrolment Kit located on this page under Related Information
  2. Read through the kit to learn more about the qualification and its requirements
  3. Complete all requirements
  4. Email all documents, including your current resume & job description to enrol onto the qualification to assessments@aimwa.com
  5. Consider the recommended PD Programs listed below 
  6. Once enrolled you will receive log-in details for the AIM WA Assessment Portal.

Typical Units of Competency

BSBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
BSBOPS402 Coordinate business operational plans
BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team
BSBLDR412 Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
BSBLDR414 Lead team effectiveness
BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
BSBLDR521 Lead the development of diverse workforces
BSBHRM413 Support the learning and development of teams and individuals
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBSTR402 Implement continuous improvement

Investment Required


This qualification is available through an assessment only pathway.

Non Member $2520
Corporate Member $2100

Related Information

Recommended Professional Development Courses

Intensive Option

The intensive option provides five consecutive days of professional development delivered face-to-face in the classroom and is suitable for participants with leadership and management experience. To gain the qualification, you must successfully undertake the assessment pathway.

Flexible Option

The flexible option provides various professional development program delivery dates throughout the year. This is to accommodate participants who prefer to schedule and attend programs according to their own availability. To gain the qualification, participants must successfully undertake the assessment pathway.