Certificate IV Business Administration
The next step up for the career administrator, this course provides high-level administration skills to efficiently manage office professionals.
Open Colleges' BSB40515 Certificate IV Business Administration is a nationally recognised qualification that provides you with valuable preparation for office administration and project assistant roles.
Among other administrative skills, you will learn how to organise business travel, arrange meetings, coordinate business resources and implement environmentally sustainable workplace practices.
You will also develop your ability to solve problems and learn to analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. Successful completion of the course will create a pathway to further business studies should you wish to continue your education.
Potential career outcomes
- Accounts Supervisor
- Executive Assistant
- Office Administrator
- Program Coordinator
- Project Administrator
The Course Material provided by Open Colleges Pty Ltd is based on the legislative framework provided and maintained by the Australian Government. Any reference to legislation, Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and guidelines for the industry will be based on the use of the appropriate Australian legislative framework.
- Course number E1063IN
- Qualification name BSB40515 Certificate IV Business Administration
- Course duration Maximum 18 months
- Delivery Method Online
- Recognition Nationally Recognised
- Assessments Case Studies, Portfolio of Evidence, Projects, Questions, Written Reports
- Fee for service option awarded by Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796)
Open Colleges may make changes to the course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or other regulatory requirements. Please download the course guide for current information about the course and its status.
BSBADM406 Organise business travel
BSBADM405 Organise meetings
BSBADM407 Administer projects
BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources
BSBSUS301 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBINM401 Implement workplace information systems
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents
BSBFIA402 Report on financial activity
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
There are no formal education entry requirements for this course.
You will need to be at least 18 years old
This course requires learners to read online learner modules, undertake a range of task-driven assessments and engage in online discussions. Consequently, learners need to have an effective command of written and spoken English. As a guide we recommend that learners currently or have previously:
- Been employed in a workplace for at least one year, where they predominantly use the English language in verbal and written communications and/or;
- Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/ or;
- Have achieved an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination score of 5.5 during the past three years and/or;
- Have achieved an overall pass score on our free Open Colleges Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool available on our website for a Certificate IV.
You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are:
- Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent
- Broadband internet connection
- 2GB of RAM
- CD-ROM or DVD drive
- Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
- Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher.
- Access to printer and associated software
- Access to scanner and associated software
- Digital imaging software
- File compression software.
- Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended)
- 1 Ghz or faster processor (2GHz recommended)
Mac OS users:
- Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended)
- 1 Ghz or faster processor (2GHz recommended)
You will need access to a digital video recording device and/or a digital camera and associated software to save and upload video, audio and image files to OpenSpace. Many mobile phones and smartphones include this technology.
You will also need access to software to view online videos and images. Software such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer etc is available as a download from the internet.
Some assessments include a component for students to record a video. The requirements for these videos vary, depending on the assessment. If you are unable to conduct these in the workplace, if this is a requirement of the assessment, you have the option of engaging with friends, family and other students to record this via other means, such as Skype.
Language, Literacy and Numeracy
Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study this course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies.
Start learning for less. Our payment options could help you make considerable savings on the cost of this course.
Enrolment and Fees
Pay As You Learn (PAYL)
You’re completely in control – of both your learning and your finances.
- There are no lock-in contracts, you simply pay when you want to learn.
- You’ll pay for your learning by purchasing monthly subscription periods.
- During your subscription period, you will be allowed to study as much (or as little) as you like.
- After each subscription period, you can choose to pause your studies or stop them completely – or you can continue with your subscription of the course.
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Last updated February 15, 2018