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Offering Info

Certificate III in Business Administration

  • National Course Code: BSB30415
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB30415-01V03-20LHG-017

Location – Lithgow

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

32.3 Hours per week

Duration

18 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.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a blended full time course. You will need to attend approximately 21.9 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 10.4 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 4.1 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, research and assignment preparation.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who are wanting to further their entry level administration skills. TAFE West will provide all relevant equipment and learning resources to support this delivery mode. All training and assessment will take place in a classroom and will include simulated learning and assessment activities, allowable in the training package. These total hours take into consideration any existing skills, knowledge and experience. It also takes into consideration the use of an online learning platform so that activities can be accessed outside of the classroom.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including a face-to-face tutorial class. This is held from 6-8pm one evening per week. Students are welcome to attend this class for extra support. Your facilitator will give you details on the specific day of the week.

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)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • 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, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9.00am to 3.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

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

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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

Enquire now for Semester 2 2020 and be notified when enrolments open.

TAFE NSW is open for business so to find out more information on this course including when it will start and how it will be delivered (face-to-face, in a virtual classroom, self-paced, online or a mixture), submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page. You can also call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

* Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

Core Units
Number Title
BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBADM307 Organise schedules
BSBADM311 Maintain business resources
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
BSBIND201 Work effectively in a business environment
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents

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

Lithgow
Hill Street, Lithgow
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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