Course name: BSB40820 – Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication 

Campus: Sydney

Marketing and Communication Courses Sydney

Qualification Information
    This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well developed marketing and communication skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts. This qualification applies to individuals in full-time marketing roles, as well as those who are responsible for an organisation’s marketing in addition to other duties.

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Marketing and Communication Courses Sydney

Marketing and Communication Courses - Course Briefing
NTIS Code: BSB40820 CRICOS Course Code: 106987D
Name of Qualification Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication
Delivery Mode This course is delivered as a combination of classroom workshops and online training for 20 hours a week at TACIS premises. Attendance is monitored every week and satisfactory course progress must be maintained throughout the entire course.

12 months nominal term / 52 weeks, including 4 terms x 10 weeks tuition plus 12 weeks breaks in between terms.

Tuition Fees AUD$10,800
Administration Fees (non-refundable) AUD$300
Material Fees (non-refundable) AUD$500
If Diploma/Advanced Diploma, is year 12 (or equivalent) required for entry? YES
Total curriculum hours (including practicum) required to complete the course: 1200-2400 hours
Is the course delivered full-time? Yes
Training Arrangements
  • Students are required to complete 12 units of competency for the award of this qualification.
  • Approximate nominal hours required to complete qualification are 1200-2400 hours.
  • Students enrolled in this qualification are expected to complete their studies over a period of 52 weeks including 4 x 10 weeks terms and 12 weeks holiday breaks. The breakdown will be as follows:
  • Face-to-face and online tuition hours in total: 800 hours/40 weeks
  • Preparation for assessments: 10-15 hours/unit x 12 units = 120-180hrs
  • Delivery of this course will be via face-to-face classroom workshops for 2 days/week at TACIS premises and independent online studies for a minimum of 6 hours/week.
Marketing and Communication Courses - Packaging Rules
A total number of units including 6 core units plus 6 elective units is required for the award of this qualification.

Unit Code Unit Name Core/ Elective
BSBCMM411 Make presentations C
BSBCRT412 Articulate, present and debate ideas C
BSBMKG433 Undertake marketing activities C
BSBMKG435 Analyse consumer behaviour C
BSBMKG439 Develop and apply knowledge of communications industry C
BSBWRT411 Write complex documents C
BSBMKG431 Assess marketing opportunities E
BSBMKG434 Promote products and services E
BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices E
BSBESB404 Market new business ventures E
BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace E
BSBTWK503 Manage meetings E
Marketing and Communication Courses - Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification outlined in the qualification description. However, students must: have satisfactorily completed Year 12 of secondary education or its equivalent, or have appropriate and relevant experience, and be competent in English (a minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent), and complete a screening interview with the Academic Manager of his representative to assess suitability and capability in completing this qualification.

Marketing and Communication Courses Courses - Assessment Methods

Learning is undertaken via a range of means, such as reading written learning materials, participating in classroom activities and online learning tools such as discussion groups (forums), through contact with the Trainer/Assessor. This flexible approach allows learning to occur through a variety of means, thereby catering to a variety of learning styles.

The table below shows the delivery sequence as well as the training delivery and assessment hours. Hours relate only to face-to-face delivery and hours for each individual unit may vary due to holistic delivery and assessment. In addition, students are encouraged to set aside a minimum of 8-10 hours in self-paced study for each unit.

Education Pathways from the Qualification

Students who have successfully complete this qualification will be able to further complete BBSB50620 - Diploma of Marketing and Communication.

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