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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Business Administration

  • National Course Code: BSB40515
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB40515-01V05-21WWG-064

Location – Wagga Wagga

Attendance

Part Time

Delivery

Combination

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

11.5 Hours per week

Duration

36 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This course is superseded.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 able to successfully complete this course, you will need to hold a Certificate III in Business Administration or other Certificate III level of study. Students entering the course with no underpinning IT and software skills need to complete gap training in their own time.

You need to complete 10 units which have been pre-selected after consultation with industry to ascertain the skills and knowledge required for the job role.

The expectation is that by enrolling in this qualification you commit to the time frame in which the qualification is being delivered. The proposed study schedule will be discussed and an individual training plan will be established. Should you fall behind your agreed schedule you will be required to complete additional work and learning outside scheduled class time.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part time evening, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 6 hours of class, over 2 evenings a week, for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 4.5 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including independent study, research, preparation of assessment tasks, learning support and online learning.

A component of this course may be delivered via connected classroom. This is just like a regular classroom, but teachers and students use the latest video conferencing technologies. Your teacher can be in one TAFE location, and you can join the class from another TAFE location using video conferencing equipment or a mobile device. You will be able to see and talk to your teacher and other students as though they were in the room with you. You will also have access to support to meet your learning needs.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course is designed for people who are career starters, who are new entrants to, or existing workers in, the industry. Broad characteristics of this cohort include the need to learn hands-on computing, administration and communication skills in order to gain employment or who are seeking to upskill in a business administration support role, or to go on to study business administration at higher levels. These students may have pre-existing computer skills and familiarisation with digital technology.

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

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 and Wednesday from 5.30pm to 8.30pm.

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?

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
BSBADM407 Administer projects
BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources
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
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents
BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities

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

Wagga Wagga
Macleay & Coleman Streets, Wagga Wagga
Phone 131 601

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