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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Business (Administration)

  • National Course Code: BSB40120
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB40120-04V01-22OTE-019

Location – TAFE Digital (Traineeship)

Attendance

Self paced

Delivery

Online

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

10 Hours per week

Duration

1.5 years

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer

Course Details

The nationally recognised Certificate IV in Business (Administration) teaches you valuable skills for exciting, fast-paced work as an executive assistant or personal assistant. Learn to support CEOs, managers and a range of workplaces with key administrative duties.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Organise face-to-face and virtual meetings
  • Use business administration software including Microsoft Office suite and Microsoft Teams for workplace tasks and projects
  • Produce complex business documents
  • Make and deliver presentations
  • Oversee workplace projects

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Confidence, clear communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Initiative and organisation
  • Strong decision-making skills and problem solving skills
  • Collaborative skills and the ability to work with a wide range of people
  • A keen eye for detail

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised Certificate IV qualification
  • Transferable skills and knowledge to support a range of businesses, teams and industries

Career opportunities:

  • Executive assistant to a CEO
  • Executive assistant
  • Personal assistant
  • Administration supervisor
  • Office supervisor
  • Clerical supervisor
  • Reception manager
  • Administration coordinator
  • Office coordinator
  • Administration assistant
  • Office administrator
  • Secretary

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol now.

Traineeship
TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate IV in Business as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol as a trainee you must:

  • Be employed in the business industry 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, we recommend that you have:

  • Completed your Higher School Certificate or equivalent level of study or
  • Completed a Certificate III in Business or
  • Approximately 2 years' relevant work experience in industry
  • Confidence in creating and managing multiple files across the Microsoft Office suite, such as compiling information using Excel spreadsheets and Word documents
  • Keyboard skills
  • Time management 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 are:

  • a trainee (you will work in industry and study at the same time)
  • employed full time
  • signed up with an Apprentice Network Provider and have a Training Plan Proposal
  • seeking to gain skills and knowledge to become qualified in Business Administration after successful completion

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a self paced, online course. You must attend approximately 10 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 2 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.

The course will run for 18 months.

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

An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

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

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.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)

Core Units
Number Title
BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices
BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships
BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
BSBWRT411 Write complex documents
BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBOPS405 Organise business meetings
BSBPMG430 Undertake project work
BSBTEC401 Design and produce complex text documents
BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets

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

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

TAFE Digital (Traineeship)
Phone 131 601

Fees information

We understand that many students are confused by different fees for similar courses, and want to reassure you that studying with TAFE NSW won't damage your hip pocket.

Learn more about Fees information.

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