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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Business Administration

  • National Course Code: BSB40515
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB40515-01V05-20NEW-792

Location – Newcastle

Study Type

Blended

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

11.4 Hours per week

Duration

36 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:

  • Using 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 will provide 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

TAFE NSW offers the Certificate IV in Business Administration as either a traineeship or non-traineeship, so you cancreate 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:

  • Some experience working in an administrative role in an office environment
  • Some experience with different 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

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, 13 July 2020 10.00am to 11.00am Join Information Session here
Monday, 13 July 2020 5.30pm to 6.30pm Join Information Session here
Monday, 20 July 2020 10.00am to 11.00am Join Information Session here
Monday, 20 July 2020 5.30pm to 6.30pm Join Information Session here

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a course is delivered flexibly. You will need to attend approximately 6.6 hours of class (evening or day time), for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 4.8 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 4.9 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including research on WHS, organise meetings and specific task reinforcement (complex word and spreadsheet).


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • are existing workers, already working either in business administration or office junior roles and are seeking to upskill and obtain a certification so that they may secure employment in a more senior business administration support role
  • are wanting further study in business administration at higher levels
  • have completed a Certificate III in Business Administration
  • are currently employed and have a good understanding of workplace expectations and practices, including skills in communication and team work
  • are able to work to deadlines
  • is comfortable working with others and reporting to a supervisor
  • able to follow instructions/directions to complete a task

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)
  • 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 flexible with self-paced classes offered Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6.00pm to 9.00pm. You can also attend day classes on Monday to Thursday from 9.00am to 3.30pm and Friday from 9.00am to 12.00pm.

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:

  • USB and general stationery items: $20.00 approx.

Some softcopy resources and workbooks are provided. If hard copies are required, this is at your own expense.

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.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Elective Units
Number Title
BSBCUS402 Address customer needs
BSBADM407 Administer projects
BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources
BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
BSBADM406 Organise business travel
BSBADM405 Organise meetings
BSBITU404 Produce complex desktop published documents
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents

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

Executive Assistant; Strata Managing Agent; Business Administration Officer; Accounts Supervisor

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.

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Course Location

Newcastle
266 Maitland Road, Tighes Hill
Phone 131 601

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