C4340 - Certificate IV in Frontline Management

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Plan: C4340 - Certificate IV in Frontline Management
Campus: City Campus


Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Certificate IV in Frontline Management
Qualification national code: BSB40812
Nominal hours: 395
Career: TAFE
Duration: 6 months full-time
Location: City Campus
Owning school: Vocational Business Education (650T)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/vocbused
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

The objectives of the program are to develop the skills and knowledge required by people who take the first line of management in a wide range of organisational and industry contexts. 

Career outlook

At this level frontline managers provide leadership and guidance to others and take responsibility for the effective functioning and performance of the team and its work outcomes.

This program focuses on the knowledge and skills you need as a team leader by developing generic supervisory knowledge and skills. 

Global Advantage

Students can gain credit points towards their studies by taking part in an international exchange program with an institution that has an exchange agreement with RMIT. A limited number of exchange scholarships are available each year.

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Articulation and pathways

Pathways refer to related programs for which you may be eligible once you have graduated from your current program.

Upon successful completion of Certificate IV in Frontline Management you may be eligible to undertake further studies in Diploma of Management at RMIT University.

You may be eligible for credit into other RMIT programs for successfully completing this program upon application to other RMIT programs. Please check with admissions officer of your program of choice.

Gaining credit for previous study or experience

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer are ways that RMIT recognises applicants’ skills and knowledge gained through formal and informal education and training, work experience, and/or life experience (including volunteer work; committee responsibilities; family duties, hobbies).

Further information about gaining credit for previous study or experience http://www.rmit.edu.au/programs/apply

Further information about pathways http://www.rmit.edu.au/study/applying-to-rmit/pathways

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Entrance requirements

The entrance requirements for the program are as follows:

Current Year 12 students admitted through the VTAC process:  ATAR

Non-Year 12 students admitted through the VTAC process: Non-Year 12 applicants must include details of Educational History including GPA.

Non-Year 12 applicants must complete and submit a VTAC Personal Statement form if they wish other information to be considered, including details of work experience and motivation for wanting to do the course.

Non-Year 12 students may also apply by direct online application to RMIT.  Non-Year 12 applicants must include details of work experience and academic performance and motivation to do the course.  www.rmit.edu.au

Mid-Year Entry

If the program is offered for mid-year entry, applicants should apply by direct online application to RMIT  - www.rmit.edu.au

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External accreditation and industry links

This is a nationally accredited program which has been professionally recognised, having been developed in consultation with various industry leaders and governing bodies.

The Vocational Business Education School has substantial links with business within Australia.  Industry professionals have contributed to both the initial development and ongoing improvement of this program.  Their involvement ensures that the program remains relevant to your needs.

Teaching staff within the program have extensive industry experience and contact networks. Staff continually take up Industry Based Projects and Consultancy in the corporate environment. This experience, when integrated into teaching and learning practices, enriches your learning along with the School's Work Integrated Learning courses and projects.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. You can access books, journals and other course related materials, such as DVDs, past exams, newspapers and e-books. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.
Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the Internet, myRMIT  or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop you can access the RMIT wireless network in the Library.
Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service.
The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals and newspapers.
You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library

Online learning tools and content

You can access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses at myRMIT http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse/Current%20students/Services%20and%20facilities/IT%20services/About%20myRMIT/myRMIT%20desktop/ (unresolved)

Services available to you as a student at RMIT

RMIT provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals. 

Services are available face to face and online assisting with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, numeracy and basic sciences if relevant
  • enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance

We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. 

You can find more information at www.rmit.edu.au/students

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