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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Business Administration

  • National Course Code: BSB40515
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB40515-01V05-21MBK-024

Location – Meadowbank

Attendance

Full Time

Delivery

On campus

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

26 Hours per week

Duration

18 Weeks

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

Course Details

The nationally recognised Certificate IV in Business Administration will teach you valuable skills you can take into roles like Executive Assistant and Administration Officer. Work in a number of exciting industries including technology, finance, advertising, travel and education.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

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

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

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the qualities you need to get ahead:

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

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

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

Career opportunities:

  • 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 Degree

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

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 course. You can enrol today.

Traineeship

TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate IV in Business Administration as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol in the course as a trainee 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, we recommend that you have:

  • Experience working in an administrative role such as receptionist or office assistant in an office environment
  • Confidence in creating and managing multiple files across the Microsoft Office suite, such as combining information using Excel spreadsheets and Word documents
  • Typing skills
  • Time management and organisational 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:
It is recommended but not compulsory to have completed a Certificate III in Business Administration in order to excel in this course.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:
proficient keyboarding skills and intermediate skill level in word processing and spreadsheet applications.

During 2021, construction of the new Meadowbank Education & Employment Precinct will be undertaken at TAFE NSW Meadowbank. There may be some disruption to students during that time, including noise, dust, vibration and changes to campus parking. TAFE NSW is focussed on minimising any disruption to students, where practicable. Contact us on 131601 for any questions.

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
Tuesday, 22 June 2021 11:00am to 12:00pm Meadowbank Campus, Building J, Level 2, Room 10 (J2.10)
Tuesday, 22 June 2021 6:00pm to 7:00pm Join Information Session Here
Tuesday, 19 July 2021 11:00am to 12:00pm Meadowbank Campus, Building J, Level 2, Room 10 (J2.10)
Tuesday, 19 July 2021 6:00pm to 7:00pm Join Information Session Here

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 6 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 10 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including Private study; research; assignment preparation and pre reading.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

Students entering this course are expected to have a basic understanding of word processing, spreadsheets, keyboarding and file management.

This qualification is suited to a range of individuals who use well-developed administrative skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of administrative contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others.

MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE

There is a new version of this course coming soon. If it is available before you complete your studies, you will be notified of your options and may be transferred to the new course.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

Disability support and Learning Literacy and Numeracy support is available where relevant. All students enrolled in this course will have free access to an online learning platform. If you have any questions about this course please email: ME.Businessadministration@tafensw.edu.au

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

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Monday from 9:00am to 4:30pm, Thursday and Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

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?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Students will be required to spend up to $150 for additional resources eg textbooks, USB and stationery items

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

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Elective Units
Number Title
BSBADM405 Organise meetings
BSBADM406 Organise business travel
BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
BSBCUS402 Address customer needs
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
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

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.

Course Location

Meadowbank
See Street, Meadowbank
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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