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Certificate IV In Business



Drive business sustainability

As companies around the world pivot to more sustainable business practices, the demand for trained practitioners has never been higherThe Certificate IV in Business – Sustainability is designed to develop the skills required to drive positive change in organisations.

The program considers the question of sustainability in natural environment, in work practices and in personal development, and supplies graduates with the measurement and assessment, development influencing and communication skills required to build consensus and institute meaningful corporate change.  

This is a cutting-edge course designed to equip graduates for the workplace of the future.

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Sustainability in business is no longer just a buzzword – corporations both large and small are embracing the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility and considering their impact, both positive and negative, on the environment, on society and on the well-being of their employees. Lexis Training Certificate IV in Business graduates are equipped to identify the need for change, implement growth strategies and drive business for the future.

Learning Outcomes

1. Solve problems to unpredictable issues related to sustainability
2. Analyse and interpret information from a variety of sources
3. Develop Leadership Skills to guide others in a variety of business settings
4. Monitor and address environmental issues

Intake dates

2024: 15 Jul, 14 Oct
2025: 13 Jan, 14 Apr, 14 Jul, 13 Oct
2026: 12 Jan, 13 Apr, 13 Jul, 12 Oct

Course Duration

12 units - 62-64 weeks

Campus Locations

  • Sydney Manly Beach
  • Perth Scarborough Beach

Course Delivery

Timetable consists of 7 hours of Concepts (3 hours) and Hands-on (4 hours) + 8 hours of Academic support + 5 hours of online self-directed learning

Course Structure

  • Tuition: 50 weeks
  • Holiday: 12 weeks

Academic Calendar

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of an Australian Year 10 Certificate or equivalent.
  • Minimum IELTS overall score of 5 with a minimum 5.0 in writing or evidence of intermediate English level.
  • Access to a laptop or tablet for home and classroom use.

Tuition Fee

AUD $6,450
+ Admission Fee: AUD $250
+ Resource Fee: AUD $300

How can I pay?

1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Payment instalments through Lexis payment plans

Payment Plan

- Onshore students
  • CoE Deposit: $800
  • Week 1: $1,000
  • Term payments: $1,300 x4 *
- Offshore students
  • CoE Deposit: $1,500
  • Term payments: $1,375 x4 *

* Due week 13 of each term

Package Specials

Combine Your Courses And Save*
  • Book 2 courses and get the 2nd course 10% off
  • Book 3 courses and get the 3rd course 15% off

*Deduction calculated on the final payment of final course

Course Content

The Certificate IV Business is completed over a 68 week period and includes 12 units of competency, made up of 6 core units and 6 elective units. There is a strong emphasis on sustainability, across all areas of business practice.

This qualification will also provide participants with the training needed to apply integrated technical and theoretical concepts in a broad range of skilled working situations.


Written Questions, Projects, Presentations & Case Studies.



6 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

6 Elective Units

  • BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • BSBPEF403 Lead personal development
  • BSBSUS411 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • BSBSUS412 Develop and implement workplace sustainability plans
  • BSBSUS413 Evaluate and report on workplace sustainability
  • BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

Career outcomes

Employment Prospects

  • Executive Assistant
  • Sustainability Officer
  • Business Sustainability Coordinator

  • Office Manager
  • Officer Supervisor
  • Accounts Supervisor


Weekly Pay


Full-Time Share


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