OPEC College

This course is Nationally Recognised Training.

BSB40120

Certificate IV IN BUSINESS (Operations)

This certification is for individuals with the skills to conduct themselves in a business environment, such as writing and understanding complex documents, workplace communication strategies and implementation and monitoring of relevant policies within the workplace. With the addition of specialisations, individuals will be able to validate their specialised focus: administration, finance, leadership, operations and procurement.

BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Operations) with OPEC College!

Are you an experienced business professional ready to take your career to the next level? The BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Operations) program through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) offers a streamlined pathway for individuals with existing knowledge and expertise in the business world.

RPL acknowledges your years of hands-on experience with operational skills, strategic thinking, and management techniques, allowing you to fast-track your certification journey. By recognising your past accomplishments, RPL ensures you skip redundant coursework and dive directly into advanced topics that matter.

How to Achieve the Qualification

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Personalised to your needs, available on all OPEC College qualifications

If you believe you already have the knowledge and skills to achieve this qualification we encourage you to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning.

RPL can provide you with nationally recognised qualifications through converting your existing skills, knowledge and experience, gained through prior work or study, into formal competencies. Gain qualifications simply through providing evidence of relevant knowledge and skills you have gained through previous work.

Free skills assessment

Fill in our pre-assessment form and we'll give you the guidance you need for the next steps to achieving your career and qualification goals.

Evidence portfolio and review

We work with you to provide evidence and we conduct gap training if needed

You're now qualified!

Your new certifications are Nationally recognised and issued by our Registered Training Organisation (RTO). You are now ready to pursue your new career opportunities!

Our RPL Process

Course Details and Structure

RPL is achieved at your own pace with our support for your evidence gathering process. This is typically completed within 2 to 4 weeks.

*We have open enrollment which means you can start whenever you are ready.

Units that will be assessed

Total number of units = 12 (6 core units plus 6 elective units)

Core units

  • BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices
  • BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
  • BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships
  • BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
  • BSBWRT411 Write complex documents
  • BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace

Elective Units

  • BSBOPS404 Implement customer service strategies
  • BSBSTR402 Implement continuous improvement
  • BSBOPS403 Apply business risk management processes
  • BSBOPS406 Participate in organisational governance
  • BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
  • BSBPEF401 Manage personal health and wellbeing

NOTE: The elective unit options listed represent the OPEC College approved elective unit options offered. This is a reduced list from the qualification packaging rules specified electives list. If you would like an elective unit that is not included in this list, please speak to your Trainer/Assessor.

Work Outcomes & Career Pathways

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

Course Fees

Enrolment fee of $500 and the balance may be paid upon completion.

Payment Options

A range of flexible payment plans are available and can be set up at the enrolment stage.

Current government funding models possibly available to OPEC College students are found on the Funding page, click here for more information.

Entry Requirements

Formal Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however please read through the following information to assess if you have the English language and literacy skills necessary to successfully complete this course.

Enrolment Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Testing

If you cannot meet any of the above suggested entry requirements, which are a guide only and not mandatory, and you would still like to enrol into this course, it is a procedure during our enrolment process to email everyone a link to participate in a short online LLN test that will check your current learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy skills and from these results, allow us to offer you the necessary support needed, if any, to help you successfully complete this course.

Technical Requirements

Please see the technical requirements below, as you will need access to a modern personal computer and the internet to study this course. In addition, you will need to be able to use this computer, including basic word processing, use of Microsoft Office software and electronic communication platforms and internet search engines.

Windows PC / Laptop / Tablet: Windows 7 (or higher) • Latest version of Chrome • Microsoft Office (2010 or higher) • Latest Flash Player • Latest Adobe PDF Reader

Apple Mac: Mac OS X 10.6 (or higher) • Latest version of Chrome or Safari • Microsoft Office for Mac (2010 or higher) • Latest Flash Player • Latest Adobe PDF Reader

Android: Android latest version • Latest version of Chrome

iPhone & iPad: iOS latest version • Latest version of Chrome (*Students using an iPad or iPhone will need to upload documents from a Laptop, PC or have a Dropbox account)

Students over the age of 40 may be eligible for funding. Click on the button below to know more about the Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers (SCOW) Program.