Gain the skills to support the administrative functions of any business. Learn to organise schedules and arrange meetings for a workplace, sort financial records and process payroll. Leverage these administration skills across a range of industries.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Process financial transactions and payroll
Maintain financial records
Handle receipts and despatch of information
Manage personal work tasks and priorities
Design and manage business documents with Microsoft Office Suite
Work in a team and communicate with colleagues
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Finance and payroll knowledge for a range of industries
Exposure to simulated, realistic workplaces and workplace demands
Confidence reviewing finance and payroll documents and material
A strong pathway to continue your studies and move towards the Bachelor of Business with TAFE NSW Degrees
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.
This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Year 10 or equivalent level literacy, numeracy and digital skills
Maths skills to do foundational mathematical calculations and interpret sequential numerical information when dealing with fees and processing accounts
A computer with internet access
Some experience using computer software like the Microsoft Office suite
Confidence using the internet and creating, opening and saving electronic files
Comfort working independently
If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.
TAFE NSW may ask you to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test.
This skills test helps us to understand your individual study needs, to design an individualised plan that supports your study success and ensures your LLN skills match the demands of the course.
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: finance clerk, administrative assistant and general clerk.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Business (Administration) qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 13 units of competency, including 6 core and 7 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
TAFE NSW Libraries
Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential
Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home
LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills
Student associations – get social with our student community
On campus, online and blended study environments; at TAFE NSW your learning works with your lifestyle. Heart your favourites, compare courses and discover what works for you.