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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Business Administration

  • National Course Code: BSB40515
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB40515-01V05-20WCN-006

Multiple Regional Locations

Armidale, Bathurst, Brewarrina, Broken Hill, Boggabilla, Bourke, Coomealla, Condobolin, Cowra, Cobar, Coonamble, Coonabarabran, Dubbo, Dareton, Dunedoo, Forbes, Glen Innes, Gunnedah, Grenfell, Gilgandra, Inverell, Lake Cargelligo, Lightning Ridge, Lithgow, Moree, Menindee, Mudgee, Narrabri, Nyngan, Orange, Parkes, Quirindi CLC, Tamworth, Tenterfield, Walgett, Wellington, Warren, Wilcannia

Study Type

Blended

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

3 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, you will need:

  • Access to a computer
  • Internet
  • MS Office Software

Students need to plan their time and have a schedule in order to complete the course within timeframe. Students are required to submit their work regularly during the duration of the course.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a blended flexible course. You will need to attend approximately 3 hours of study per week for 18 months.

You may also be required to complete approximately 9.4 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study and completion of workbooks.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

Learners are those employed within an organisation in an administrative role who have either achieved BSB30415 ? Certificate III in Business Administration, BSB30115 ? Certificate III in Business or have significant existing skills and experience from working in industry.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • 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

To complete this course within the given timeframes all learners will be required to work through a pre-planned schedule.

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.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Blended learning provides students with access to a wide range of courses and training opportunities from a local TAFE NSW campus or from home.

Blended learning combines online, web/video conferencing, and workshops including:

Online
Study using the TAFE Digital online learning platform.

Connected learning on campus
Connected learning enables you to attend your nearest TAFE NSW campus to participate in scheduled video conference classes with your teacher and other students located around the state.

Mobile training units
Mobile training units can be mobilised across many TAFE NSW locations and enable you to access teachers and specialised equipment and resources required on training days.

Elective Units
Number Title
BSBADM405 Organise meetings
BSBADM406 Organise business travel
BSBADM407 Administer projects
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
BSBCUS402 Address customer needs
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
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.

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Course Location

Western Connect
Cnr Browne & Harold Sts, Forbes
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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