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Business Administration Courses

Business Administration covers financial aspects of office administration as well as specialist skills in customer service and general office administration. Study online for a Cert III, Cert IV or Diploma qualification.

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Certificate IV in Business Administration

The Certificate IV in Business Administration qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to work in a wide variety of administrative roles. You'll learn how to oversee the day-to-day operations of the office, administer projects, organize meetings, prepare and edit correspondence, reports and presentations. You'll be able to solve unpredictable problems and analyse and evaluate information. You may also provide leadership and guidance to others.

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Business Administration Jobs

Different business administration qualifications offer a range of employment opportunities.

Executive Personal Assistant

The Cert IV in Business Administration can qualify you as an Executive Personal Assistant. In this role you'll be responsible for helping executives run an organization or company smoothly by performing mostly administrative and clerical duties. These can include arranging conference calls and meetings, making travel arrangements, composing correspondence, reviewing memos and reports, conducting research, creating presentations and preparing statistical reports. The role can also include more general office duties such as filing, answering phones, purchasing supplies and training and supervising other staff members.

Administration Manager

The Diploma of Business Administration can qualify you as an Administration Manager. This role involves supporting operations by supervising staff, planning, organising and implementing administrative systems. Duties can include establishing policies, procedures and work schedules, providing communication systems, maintaining equipment, approving invoices, purchasing printed materials and forms, planning, arranging and meeting schedules and monitoring results.

Executive Officer

The Diploma of Business can qualify you as an Executive Officer. This role is responsible for assisting an organisation to fulfil its strategic and governance roles. This can include developing, monitoring, reviewing and implementing the organisation's strategic plan, building strong connections and positive working relationships with staff and external parties, providing support and guidance to internal committees and overseeing the activities of the organisation to ensure it meets all its corporate governance and compliance requirements.

The TAFE NSW Online learning system ‘Canvas’ lets you study wherever and whenever you like all on your laptop, tablet or smartphone

In fact it’s the only program of its kind that is optimised for smartphone. The easy to use interface has all the readings, course notes, videos and support material for each level built in.

Everything is designed to help you stick to your study schedule, pass the course and upgrade to the career of your dreams. There’s a personalised dashboard for tracking your progress, and a diary to help you manage your study around your everyday life. You can set up notifications on email, SMS, Facebook and Twitter. So you’ll always know when an assignment is due, it’ll even chase you up if you forget!

Want to try it for yourself?

Our Preparing for TAFE Online study short course is designed specifically to help you plan to succeed with your learning online.