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BSB41115 Certificate IV in International Trade

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed international trade skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of international trade contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others, however they typically report to a more senior international trade/business practitioner.

Participants may include those that aspire to , or work as

* Export customer
* Service coordinators
* Exporters
* Importers
* Trade coordinator


You have a total of 2 years to complete the Certificate IV, however, based on a study commitment of 15 to 20 hours a week, candidates are able to complete this in 12 months.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.


A possible training pathway for a student completing this qualification could be the following:

* BSB50815 Diploma of International Business
* BSB50215 Diploma of Business

These qualifications represent a logical pathway regardless of whether the RTO offers the qualifications.

After achieving the BSB41115 Certificate IV in International Trade, candidates may undertake a the pathway Diploma in International Trade (BSB50815) or a qualification in a specialist area within the BSB Business Services Training Package such as administration, management or human resources at Diploma level.

‘Course Credits’ may be gained for further study on completion of this qualification.

Job roles

Job roles associated with this qualification relate to the delivery of training and assessment of competence within the VET sector.

Employment outcomes may include the following role/s:

* Supervisory and/or management role within the import/export Industry.

Course Content

10 units are required for award of this qualification including:

* Ten (10) are elective units

The Nominal Hours for the Qualification as per the Victorian Implementation / Purchasing Guide are 355-500 Hours

On successful completion of the following 10 units you will have attained the BSB41115 Certificate IV in International Trade.

The following tables outline the Units of Competencies and FMedge subjects available for this Qualification.

Unit Code Unit Title Core /Elective
BSBRES401  Analyse and present research information  Elective
BSBINT405  Apply knowledge of import and export international conventions, laws and  finance  Elective
BSBITU401  Design and develop complex text documents  Elective
BSBITU402  Develop and use complex spreadsheets  Elective
BSBADM405  Organise meetings  Elective
BSBINT407  Prepare business advice on Free on Board Value  Elective
BSBINT408  Prepare business advice on the taxes and duties for international trade  transactions  Elective
BSBFIA401  Prepare financial reports  Elective
BSBINT401  Research international business opportunities  Elective
BSBWRT401  Write complex documents  Elective


Please Note: The elective units of competency have been selected by FMedge following industry consultation and are offered in the standard delivery of this course by FMedge. Candidates who have attained competency in alternate units may be eligible to substitute those units for Credit transfer/RPL or RCC in accordance with the training package rules for the BSB41115 Certificate IV in International Trades. Where this course is offered for our corporate clients and subject to the training packaging rules alternate electives may be substituted to provide customisation to their specific requirements.


Upon successful completion of the required 10 units, you will be awarded BSB41115 Certificate IV in International Trade.

Delivery Methods

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Programs can also be designed to meet your timeframe and the specific needs of your personal circumstances, your organisation and market sector.

Please contact us to discuss your organisation’s specific training needs and preferred delivery method (Online, classroom based or a blended approach).

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