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Certificate IV In Business (Governance)

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who undertake responsibilities required of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations, and who bring a wide range of knowledge, skills, talents and experience to their organisations.

Boards of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-managed organisations operate in two worlds; they have cultural obligations to their community as well as legal and financial obligations to the wider community and funding bodies.

In their special role of leading their organisations, board members would ensure that while fulfilling their duties, they are individually and collectively contributing the best value to the board, organisation and community.

Career Pathways

If you are, or would like to be, a board member of an Indigenous corporation, this qualification will equip you with the skills to be a confident and skilled:

  • Board member
  • Senior staff member
  • Australian Public Servant
  • Secretary
  • Contact officer

Units of Study

There are 12 units to be completed in this governance qualification - seven (7) core and five (5) elective units in accordance with the packaging rules.


  • BSBATSIC412A Maintain and protect cultural values in the organisation
  • BSBATSIL411A Undertake the roles and responsibilities of a board member
  • BSBATSIL413A Review and apply the constitution
  • BSBATSIM416A Oversee organisational planning
  • BSBATSIM417A Implement organisational plans
  • BSBATSIM418A Oversee financial management
  • BSBATSIM419A Contribute to the development and implementation of organisational policies


  • BSBATSIC411C Communicate with the community
  • BSBATSIL408C Manage a board meeting
  • BSBATSIL412A Participate effectively as a board member
  • BSBATSIM414C Oversee the organisation's annual budget
  • BSBATSIM421A Support a positive and culturally appropriate workplace culture
  • BSBATSIW417C Select and use technology
  • BSBWOR301B Organise personal work priorities and development
  • BSBWRT301A Write simple documents
  • BSBITU306A Design and produce business documents
  • BSBDIV301A Work effectively with diversity

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