The Diploma of Business Administration hones managerial expertise for clerical and administrative personnel. Participants train in the essential skills that ensure superior professional performance across a range of administrative careers - office manager, senior executive assistant, personal assistant, administrator. The diploma is designed to provide individuals with a planning and organisational perspective of administration that goes beyond day to day operations.
This course covers 8 units of competency
This course is delivered online
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The Diploma of Business Administration is delivered by expert trainers in one of three delivery methods: online, classroom, or blended.
The online training program is our most popular delivery method and provides access to a fully customised e-learning environment, MyUpskilled. MyUpskilled includes powerpoint resources, reading materials, discussion boards, forums, access to assessments, resources, videos (including access to the Lynda.com video training library) and blogs. The course is conducted over a 12 month period with one unit of competency expected to be completed each month.
Classroom and Blended delivery formats are also available, but subject to minimum numbers. Please contact our Education managers to find out more about our face-to-face options.
All students will be provided with the textbook Management: Theory and Practice, Kris Cole (2012), Pearson Education Australia and Smallprint Learner Guides for the units that are not covered by this text which include: BSBADM503, BSBADM504, BSBADM506
Access to fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
Access to the Student Support Services (Helpdesk) where students can receive support and assistance in the use of MyUpskilled as well as any administration inquiries
Regular contact with their trainer via email, telephone and/or MyUpskilled communication tools
Trainer/Student Messaging System
Webinars - both live and recorded sessions
Unlimited access to world leading video training provider
Lynda.com Access to Upskilled's
Student Rewards Program Entry Requirements
There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification.
This qualification is suited to participants who possess a sufficient grasp of the English language, adequate levels of intelligence, and appropriate attitude and motivation to enable them to undertake the demands of a Diploma level qualification.
English language proficiency (Year 12 English or equivalent); OR
Obtain a Certificate III or Certificate IV before enrolling in a Diploma level qualification, OR
Demonstrate appropriate academic standing or workplace experience for the chosen qualification
Students will be required to have regular access to a computer and internet access to complete this course.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
RPL is available for each Unit of Competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training, or other expertise. To apply for RPL, please submit documentation in portfolio form for evaluation by Upskilled assessors.
A student is deemed competent when all relevant evidence is gathered. Upskilled is receptive to evidence gathered from a variety of sources including our own assessment processes. Upskilled assessment processes include:
Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Transfer
Written reports/Portfolio Assessments
Regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates and attendance at classroom sessions/monthly webinars as required.
The following Units of Competency as identified in the National Business Services Training Package must be successfully completed to attain the Diploma of Business Administration.
Unit Code Unit Name BSBADM503 Plan and manage conferences BSBADM504 Plan or review administrative systems BSBPMG522 Undertake project work BSBMGT502 Manage people performance BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness BSBADM502 Manage meetings BSBADM506 Manage business document design and development BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
This vocational training is appropriate to roles which demand the performance of sophisticated administrative duties on a constant basis. The capabilities this qualification develops are particularly pertinent for:
Executive Personal Assistants
Individuals aspiring to such roles
For information about Pathways to University
The further study pathways available to learners who undertake this qualification include a variety of business studies at the advanced diploma level.
Flexible Payment Options
Option 1 – Save 15%
Save 15% ($675) when paying upfront. Total course cost: $3,825
Option 2 - 24 Month Interest-free payment plan
No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months. Get started for just $44 a week! Total course cost: $4,500
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Terms and Conditions Apply Option 3 - Smart and Skilled for NSW Residents
This Upskilled qualification is approved under Smart and Skilled and may attract a government fee subsidy. You must meet the individual eligibility criteria to receive subsidised training for a course on the NSW Skills List. For more information on Smart and Skilled
Smart and Skilled is a reform of the NSW Vocational Education and Training System which provides participants with a great opportunity to obtain the necessary skills needed to pursue a career through Government-subsidised training. Eligible qualifications range from Certificate I right through to Advanced Diplomas.
This qualification is subsidised by the NSW Government. This course is delivered by Nationally Registered Training Organisation, Upskilled Pty Ltd, RTO 40374
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