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BSB40515
Certificate IV in

Business Administration

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Summary

Get set for a career in business with the BSB40515 - Certificate IV in Business Administration. This nationally-recognised qualification will give you so many of the skills you’ll need to hit the ground running in a variety of business careers. From core skills in popular office programs, to competencies with WHS and risk management, this qualification will see you excel in administrative management.
 

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Detail

Duration
12 months
Units
10 units
This qualification will set you up with a variety of essential skills that will make you indispensable to a workplace, in a business setting. Build your confidence and capability across a range of business administration fundamentals; such as leadership, organisation, developing complex documents and implementing professional workplace systems. Enhance your resume and get the skills that every administration worker needs. This qualification is relevant to many types of workplaces.
 
Course structure

The standard course is conducted over a 12 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment. 

Upskilled will gather information about your previous experience and skills, weekly study commitment and online learning experience to provide you with an projected duration for your course based on your individual circumstance. 

Upskilled uses MyUpskilled to manage the delivery and assessment of your course. This means you can learn at your own pace.

Inclusions

Upskilled courses include specialised learning materials, and access to:

  • Upskilled’s fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
  • Student Support services
  • your trainer via the trainer/student messaging system
  • webinars; both live and recorded sessions
  • video content access via:

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Upskilled students who enrol in this qualification will be eligible for a free 12-month AOIP Student Membership, and will enjoy the following benefits:​

  • Professional Development Opportunities and Seminars
  • Networking Opportunities 
  • Access to an online network of like-minded professionals (various social media platforms such as LinkedIn and Facebook)
  • Enhancement of the profession and the ability to use post nominals
  • Webinars (quarterly)
  • National Conference
  • Networking Events 
Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit Transfer
Work experience or formal qualifications you have may count towards your course. If you have previously undertaken study at a recognised institution or have some relevant work experience, you might gain credit towards specific units in a course; shortening the time you have to study. You can send your application for Credit Transfer or RPL during the enrolment process.
Assessment
Upskilled takes evidence gathered from a variety of sources to deem a student as competent. Assessment processes might include some or all of the following:
  • Recognition of Prior Learning and/or credit transfer
  • summative and formative assignments
  • written reports and/or portfolio assessments
  • scenarios and/or case studies
  • projects
  • written/oral questions
  • 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 monthly webinars as required.

Subjects

This qualification consists of the below units of competency. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the qualification.
BSBWOR501
Manage personal work priorities and professional development

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage own performance and professional development. particular emphasis is on setting and meeting priorities, analysing information and using a range of strategies to develop further competence.

BSBWHS401
Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor the organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area in order to meet legislative requirements

BSBRSK401
Identify risk and apply risk management processes

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify risks and to apply established risk management processes to a subset of an organisation or project's operations that are within the person's own work responsibilities and area of operation.

BSBMGT405
Provide personal leadership

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to display high levels of personal leadership and to be a role model within the work environment.

BSBMGT401
Show leadership in the workplace

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work with teams and individuals, their standard of conduct and the initiative they take in influencing others. At this level, work will normally be carried out within routine and non routine methods and procedures which require the exercise of some discretion and judgement.

BSBINM401
Implement workplace information system

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement the workplace information system. It involves the identification, acquisition, initial analysis and use of appropriate information, which plays a significant part in the organisation's effectiveness.

BSBADM406
Organise business travel

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to organise domestic and overseas business travel, including developing associated itineraries, booking travel and accommodation, preparing travel related documentation and making travel arrangements

BSBADM405
Organise meetings

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to organise meetings including making arrangements, liaising with participants, and developing and distributing meeting related documentation. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

BSBITU401
Design and develop complex text documents

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to design and develop business documents using complex technical features of word processing software.

BSBWRT401
Write complex documents

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan documents, draft text, prepare final text and produce documents of some complexity.

Outcomes

This qualification could give you several career and/or further study outcomes. After completing this course, you could explore some of the following outcomes.
Career outcomes
University pathways
This course might include a pathway to university. University pathways are current at the time of publishing but are subject to change.

The pathways available to learners who undertake this qualification include the BSB50415 - Diploma of Business Administration or a range of other related Business diplomas.
 

Entry requirements

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As a guide, entrants to this program may:

  • have completed year 12, or
  • a qualification at Certificate III level or higher, or
  • 3 years of relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

You will also need to be at least 18 years at the time of applying for admission.

The target participants for the BSB40515 - Certificate IV in Business Administration may be those working in a business admin role and possibly a team leader or supervisor position.

is qualification reflects the role 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 and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.

To ensure participants are able to seamlessly access our online learning platform and video content, they will require access to a modern computer with high-speed internet. Participants will also need to possess basic computing skills, and may be required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy skills assessment before enrolment can be confirmed.

Resource requirements

You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing operational skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are:


All users:

  • Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent
  • Broadband internet connection
  • 2GB of RAM
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive
  • Chrome or Firefox browsers
  • 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

Windows users:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)

Mac OS users:

  • Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)
 
Software required
A digital video recording device and/or a digital camera and associated software to save and upload video, image and audio files. Software to view online videos and images. Software such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer etc.

Language requirements

This course involves reading, researching and undertaking a range of written and practical assessments, as well as engaging in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication. As such, entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to Year 12 level.

Completed English at Year 12 level, you can demonstrate equivalency through one of the following:

A qualification at Certificate III level or higher;

OR

3 years relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

Other requirements

Learner is required to undertake audio/video recordings for all UoC's.

The other requirement for this course is - To successfully meet the assessment requirements and demonstrate communication skills, you will need to work with one or two other people to participate in video or audio role-plays. It is your responsibility to find your own suitable role play participants.

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At both a state and federal level, government commitment to upskilling the Australian workforce has resulted in a comprehensive framework of funding schemes and incentive opportunities. As a result, many Upskilled participants are provided incentives by the Government to undertake training and/or find that their courses are heavily subsidised.

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Certificate IV in Business Administration

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