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Offering Info

Certificate III in Business Administration

  • National Course Code: BSB30415
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB30415-01V03-20NEP-005

Location – Nepean, Kingswood

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

18

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

There are no Training Package entry requirements for this qualification.

TAFE NSW REQUIREMENTS

There are no TAFE NSW entry requirements for this qualification.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification.

BE PREPARED

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

  • Basic experience with computer software programs, like Microsoft Word
  • Typing skills

    If you need support in preparation for study, contact us to learn more about the options available. You may also consider the BSB20115 - Certificate II in Business which will give you the skills you need to complete the Certificate III.

    To be able to successfully complete this course, you will need Literacy Skills of Level 3 or above. You will be contacted by the Course Manager to discuss the level of difficulty of Certificate III Business Administration.
    You may be advised to complete Certificate II prior to undertaking Certificate III.

    To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • To be committed to 10 hours a week of out of class work.

It's all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest. Register for an information session to broaden your skills set to get ahead. Can't find an Information Session for you? Enquire Online or call 131601.

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: Monday 9 December 2019
Time: 10.00am to 12.00pm
Location: Kingswood Campus, Building N, Level G, Room 29-30
Or
Date: Wednesday 22 January 2020
Time: 11.30am to 1.30pm
Location: Kingswood Campus, Building N, Level G, Room 29-30
Or
Date: Thursday 12 December 2019
Wednesday 22 January 2020
Time: 6.00pm to 7.00pm
Location: Kingswood Campus, Building N, Level G, Room 29-30

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time course. You will need to attend approximately 18 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 14.3 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, assignment preparation, reading, watching video clips, discussion groups

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This Training and Assessment Strategy is designed for new entrant career starters who need to learn hands-on computing, administration and communications skills in order to gain employment in a business administration support role, or to go on to study business administration at higher levels.
The target group of students have chosen to complete this qualification through self-paced study and will complete this via a blended approach of face to face classes and support through the TAFE campus.
The cohort of learners who undertake this course will be represented by a wide variety of ethnic groups and a broad age range.
Most students will have an intermediate level of literacy and the capacity to work independently. This TAS is aimed at individuals with intermediate digital literacy.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

TAFE NSW provides the following services to ensure a supported and successful learning environment for all students:
? Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
? Accessibility and Disability Services
? Personal Counselling
? Vocational Counselling
? Learning Support
? International Student Support
? Scholarships
? Multicultural 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)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries

This course is currently scheduled on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 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?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Students must purchase a USB. Electronic copies of Course Manuals are provided and students may wish to print these at their own expense. Course Manuals are NOT to be printed at TAFE unless paid by the Student in the Library.


READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

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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

Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00

ENROL NOW:

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Core Units
Number Title
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBITU311 Use simple relational databases
BSBWOR204 Use business technology
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations
BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents
BSBADM307 Organise schedules

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

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Course Location

Nepean, Kingswood
Great Western Highway, Kingswood
Phone 131 601

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