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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Business Administration

  • National Course Code: BSB40515
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB40515-01V05-20OTE-002

Location – TAFE Digital

Study Type

Online

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

23 Hours per week

Duration

18 Months

  • 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 successfully complete this course, TAFE Digital recommends that you have access to a computer and reliable Internet access.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is an online course. You will need to complete approximately 18 hours of online study a week, for your enrolment duration of 18 months.
You can increase the hours of online study per week to complete the course sooner.

You can also expect to complete approximately 5 hours of additional study each week including, independent study, research and assessments.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • are seeking to retrain/return to the workplace or,
  • upskill current knowledge and skills or,
  • gain a pathway to further education

Those students that are identified as new entrants may have limited work/life experience or have little experience in this field, they may include students who are changing industries, unemployed or school leaver.

Through work, study and life experience, ideally you will have good time management and good organisations skills to be able to take responsibility for following and managing your study schedule.

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

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.

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?

This training is subsidised by the NSW government under Smart and Skilled. The student fee you will need to pay, will be determined according to your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, you may also be eligible for a concession fee, fee exemption or fee free scholarship. Payment by instalments is available.

You may continue with an enrolment into this course if you are not eligible for subsidised training, however the full training fee will be applicable. There are conditions to enrolment if you are a Temporary Visa Holder. To discuss your visa status and eligibility to enrol please phone 131 241.

For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-information

Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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

  • text books as recommended by the Teaching Section. Approximate cost $120.

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.

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Elective Units
Number Title
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents
BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities
BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents
BSBFIA302 Process payroll
BSBCUS401 Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
BSBADM406 Organise business travel
BSBADM405 Organise meetings

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

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Course Location

TAFE DIGITAL
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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