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Offering Info

Certificate III in Business Administration

  • National Course Code: BSB30415
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB30415-01V03-20CES-059

Location – Cessnock

Study Type

PT Evening

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

9.9 Hours per week

Duration

36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

Great administration, personal and executive assistants are highly sought after in nearly every industry. The nationally accredited Certificate III in Business Administration will give you the professional office administration skills to help keep teams organised and business operations running smoothly.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn:

  • A broad range of administrative skills
  • To touch type
  • To use Business Enterprise software such as Microsoft Office
  • To create and use spreadsheets, prepare presentations and other business documents
  • How to write business documents
  • How to organise paper-based and electronic schedules
  • How to offer outstanding customer service
  • Strategies to support your team
  • The fundamentals of health and safety in the workplace

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the qualities and skills you need to get ahead in this field:

  • A keen eye for detail
  • The ability to work as a part of team
  • Confidence to communicate with peers, management and senior leadership
  • The know-how to relate to customers in a professional manner

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Successfully complete this course and you will gain a Certificate III qualification that:

  • Prepares you for entry level administrative support roles in a variety of industries
  • Sets you up for achieving your next qualification

GROW YOUR CAREER

Continue your ambition in administration and business with further study:

  • BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration
  • BSB50415 Diploma of Business Administration
  • BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business
  • BSB50215 Diploma of Business

INDUSTRY DEMAND

There is high demand for administrative assistants in nearly every industry.

The projected employment growth in Australia for administrative and support services is 6.6% (Australian Government, Department of Jobs and Small Business)..

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

TRAINING PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS

TAFE NSW offers the Certificate III in Business Administration as either a traineeship or non-traineeship, so you can create the career you want.

Non-traineeship

There are no entry requirements for non-trainees. You can enrol in this course now.

Traineeship

To be eligible for this course you must:

  • Be in relevant employment as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • Basic experience with computer software like Microsoft Word
  • Typing skills
  • Time management and organisational skills

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you have:

  • computer and study skills to at least a Certificate II level

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date Time Location
Monday, 29 June to Friday, 3 July 2020 Anytime between 8.30am and 4.30pm Contact the teaching section for course details on (02) 49302840

After enrolment in this qualification, an information pack will be emailed to you which will contain course information and timetable. Please ensure you enter a valid email address when you enrol.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is part time evening course. You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class, over 3 evenings a week, for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 1.9 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 3.8 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, revision, and assessment preparation.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • are wanting to re-enter the workforce after a break
  • are looking to increase their skills to achieve results in their current workplace
  • are looking to change career direction
  • have underpinning skills in customer service
  • are able to work with others
  • have some computer skills, such as emails and simple word processing

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Monday, from 5.30pm to 7.30pm, and Tuesday and Wednesday, from 5.30pm to 8.30pm, via a combination of face-to-face, and connected delivery.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBIND201 Work effectively in a business environment
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBADM307 Organise schedules
BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents
BSBWOR204 Use business technology

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Accounts Officer
Administration Officer
Administrative Assistant
Bookkeeper
Clerical Officer
Credits/Returns Officer
Data Entry Operator
Receptionist
Office Administration Assistant
Secretary

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Cessnock
Darwin Street, Cessnock
Phone 131 601

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