Gain sought-after, transferable business skills to become an executive assistant, office manager or project administrator. Develop a broad range of expertise in management, marketing, business communication, finance and workplace sustainability.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Establish the scope and objectives of your workplace sustainability policies
Develop and implement systems to monitor business resources such as external suppliers
Research models of critical and creative thinking to support team knowledge and growth
Communicate details of budgets and financial plans to team members
Build a collaborative and innovative team environment
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Specialist and transferrable skills that can be applied across industries
The ability to deliver a sought after range of business administration skills
Credit towards a full qualification
A strong study pathway into a Bachelor of Business with TAFE NSW Degrees
Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol now.
Be employed in the industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
Have a signed traineeship contract
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) at a Year 12 high school level
A Certificate IV in Business or other relevant qualification
Experience in a range of work environments in senior support roles
Access to a computer with a reliable internet connection
Possess the skills to use basic features of Microsoft Office such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Empathy, patience, and the capacity to empower others
Good organisational skills and the ability to multitask
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.
If you need support in preparation for study, contact us about your options.
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:
Office Managers organise and control the functions and resources of offices such as administrative systems and office personnel.
Other jobs include: team leader, executive assistant (to a senior manager), project administrator, office manager, account manager and business manager.
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 Diploma of Business qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 12 units of competency, including 5 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
Smarthinking - online access to a tutor
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.