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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Business Administration

  • National Course Code: BSB40515
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB40515-01V05-20MTD-108

Location – Mount Druitt

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

Enquire Now

Study Commitment

27.8 Hours per week

Duration

18 Weeks

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

Course Details

Be an indispensable part of any team when you study the nationally accredited Certificate IV in Business Administration. Learn valuable skills you can take into roles like Executive Assistant and Administration Officer; and work in a number of exciting industries including technology, finance, advertising, travel and education.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn how to:

  • Touch type and other keyboard skills
  • Use different software packages - including Microsoft Office suite
  • Write complex business documents
  • Arrange meetings and business travel
  • Oversee projects

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal qualities needed to get ahead fast:

  • Organisational ability
  • Problem solving skills
  • Collaborative working style
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Confident communication and strong interpersonal skills

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Success in this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised Certificate IV qualification
  • A strong foundation to continue your business administration study

Career outcomes and job roles:

  • Executive Assistant
  • Personal Assistant
  • Project Assistant
  • Office Administrator
  • Administration Officer (Local Government)

GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your education and career further:

  • Diploma of Business Administration
  • Diploma of Business
  • Bachelor in Business with TAFE NSW Degrees

INDUSTRY DEMAND

Administrative assistants and support workers are employed in practically every industry, including schools, hospitals, government agencies, legal offices, digital and media agencies and more. This is a career choice with endless opportunities for employment and professional growth. The projected employment growth in Australia for this type of role over the five years to 2023, is 6.6%.

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:

  • An interest and some experience working in an administrative role in an office environment
  • Some experience with different computer software programs, like Microsoft Word
  • Basic typing skills

If you believe you need further support in these areas, contact us to learn more about the options available.

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

  • the have skills equivalent to having successfully completed Certificiate III in Business Administration. You also need Literacy Skills of Level 3 or above. You will be contacted by the Course Manager to discuss the level of difficulty of Certificate IV. You may be advised to complete Certificate III prior to undertaking Certificate IV.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

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

INFORMATION SESSIONS
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a Full Time course. You will need to attend approximately 18.9 hours of class, 3 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 3.9 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 7.9 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 course offering is designed for people who:
This qualification applies to a range of administrative roles in varied contexts and is suitable for:

  • are new entrants, and people returning to the workplace after a period of time out of administration roles. Learner may have some prior experience or learning in administration or business vocations.
  • Learners from this course will be skilled for employment in any industry as the skills learned in this course are generic and can be applied across a wide sector (in an office environment). They should be looking at gaining roles at a more senior level or supervisory.
  • Learner that have previously obtained Certificate III in Business Administration will build on their skills allowing them to advance into areas of Business and/or Finance as well as Business Administration roles, for further study or employment.

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
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Thursday and Friday from 9.30 am to 3 pm. 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

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
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

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

Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00

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.

Elective Units
Number Title
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
BSBADM405 Organise meetings
BSBADM406 Organise business travel
BSBADM407 Administer projects
BSBCUS402 Address customer needs
BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents
BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources

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

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Course Location

Mount Druitt
Mount Street & North Parade, Mount Druitt
Phone 131 601

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