Move forward in your career by developing key business administration skills. Designed for the modern worker, this self-directed course will help you upskill to produce effective business documents, and organise schedules and appointments.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Manage and negotiate appointments and schedules
Produce business documents with consistent designs and layouts for clarity
Perform data entry and spreadsheet creation, formatting and applying formulae and calculations
Use applicable features and design layouts to customise electronic presentations
Use a range of applications and software for business and administration purposes
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
A pathway to further study in business
Experience in producing electronic presentations, spreadsheets and other business documents
Exposure to current industry software applications
Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
A willingness to learn and be open-minded
Access to a computer and stable internet connection
An aptitude for self-directed learning
Foundational IT skills
Strong time management and organisational skills
Sound literacy and numeracy skills
Basic computer skills and digital literacy
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: administrative assistant, clerical officer, general clerk, receptionist and data entry operator.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.
The Statement of Attainment in Office Software Applications does not have any pre-requisite courses.
Advance your skills to take your career to the next level
Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.
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.
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