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Certificate IV in Business Administration BSB40515

Overview

This highly successful program will give you skills in current industry software packages, customer service, team skills and prepare you to work in the public or private business sector.

Qualification: Certificate IV in Business Administration BSB40515
Program No: C4-BC02
Campus: CIT Reid  CIT Tuggeranong  CIT Gungahlin 
Duration: 1 semester full-time (approximately 25 hours per week) OR part-time equivalent. Plus additional 10 hours per week (approximately) individual learning such as research, online activities, projects, team work, etc.

If you have extensive relevant work experience and/or other relevant qualifications, you may be able to seek recognition or fast-track through the learning requirements and complete your qualification in less time.

This qualification is part of a suite of programs and completion of a relevant lower level program, or demonstration of equivalent skills and knowledge, is required before progression to higher level programs.

If you are studying full-time, classes will begin at the start of semester 1 and semester 2. Otherwise you may enrol anytime to study online or at a CIT Flexible Learning Centre.
Likely Job Outcome: Executive secretary, personal assistant, administrative officer.
Application Type: Public; Flexible
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Timetable Information

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Additional Information

You will be required to pay additional costs (approximately $300 per semester) associated with textbook and stationery requirements.
This program offers credit for some ACT and NSW Year 12 courses.
Online enrolments are available for this program.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

For successful participation in this program, it is desirable to have completed a business Certificate III qualification OR be able to demonstrate equivalent workplace skills and knowledge.

If you do not have these competencies or skills you may enrol in the Certificate III in Business Administration

If you are entering this program as a Trainee/Apprentice under the Australian Apprenticeships arrangements, you must be employed in the industry and you must register with an Apprentice Network Provider (ANP) prior to enrolment.

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  3. Verify your USI

It's important that your first name, surname and date of birth in our student system match the ID you use to create your USI (eg if you are Christopher in USI database and Chris at CIT your USI will not verify).

If you need assistance you can go to Unique Student Identifier (USI), drop in to any CIT Library or CITSA office or contact CIT Student Services on 6207 3188.

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. See below to check your literacy skills. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Education and Community or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete a minimum of 6 subjects

To gain the Certificate IV in Business Administration you must successfully complete 10 subjects.

Complete 6 or 7 subjects from the first group and then 3 or 4 subjects from the second group to meet the required 10 in total.

  • BSBADM405  Organise meetings
    • CIT Code: CLER171
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise meetings including making arrangements, liaising with participants, and developing and distributing meeting related documentation.
      It applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who are required to organise a variety of meetings. They may provide administrative support within an enterprise, or have responsibility for these tasks in the context of a particular team, workgroup or project.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBADM406  Organise business travel
    • CIT Code: CLER172
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the 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. It applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who may work providing administrative support within an enterprise, or have responsibility for these tasks in relation to their own workgroup or role.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBITU401  Design and develop complex text documents
    • CIT Code: COMP360
      Cost: $200.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and develop business documents using complex technical features of word processing software.
      It applies to individuals who work in a range of business environments and have skills which may be applied in the provision of administrative support within an enterprise, or by technical/knowledge experts responsible for producing their own word processed documents.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBITU402  Develop and use complex spreadsheets
    • CIT Code: COMP222
      Cost: $100.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use spreadsheet software to complete business tasks and produce complex documents.
      It applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who require skills in creation of complex spreadsheets to store and retrieve data. They may work as individuals providing administrative support within an enterprise, or may be independently responsible for designing and working with spreadsheets relevant to their own work roles

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWRT401  Write complex documents
    • CIT Code: COMM344
      Cost: $100.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan documents, draft text, prepare final text and produce documents of some complexity. It applies to individuals who work in a range of business environments and are skilled in the creation of reports, information and general promotion documents that are more complex than basic correspondence, memos or forms and that require review and analysis of a range of information sources.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBITA401  Design databases
    • CIT Code: COMP361
      Cost: $120.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and develop a database (including queries, forms and reports) to meet a defined need using existing data. It applies to individuals who may work independently or within an administrative support role, with the responsibility to use databases to store and retrieve data using commercially available database software.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBITU404  Produce complex desktop published documents
    • CIT Code: COMP363
      Cost: $100.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and produce complex desktop published documents.
      This unit applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who require well-developed skills in desktop publishing. They may be individuals providing administrative support within an enterprise, or others responsible for production of their own documents.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives - complete at least 3 subjects and up to 4

  • BSBCMM401  Make a presentation
    • CIT Code: MKTG156
      Cost: $70.00
      Description:

      This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to prepare, deliver and review a presentation to a target audience.
      This unit applies to individuals who may be expected to make presentations for a range of purposes, such as marketing, training and promotions. They contribute well developed communication skills in presenting a range of concepts and ideas.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBEBU401  Review and maintain a website
    • CIT Code: EBUS110
      Cost: $100.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake data analysis, review website content, and update and maintain a website.
      It applies to individuals who have knowledge of the relationship between a website and the core functions of an organisation. They also have working knowledge and skills to perform basic updates to website content. They may provide administrative support within an organisation or be other individuals who have been delegated this responsibility.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBHRM405  Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
    • CIT Code: MGNT755
      Cost: $100.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to execute tasks associated with the recruitment cycle and apply in-depth knowledge of the work of the organisation, and how recruitment and selection practices fit with other human resources functions. This unit applies to individuals who support recruitment, selection and induction functions under the direction of a human resource manager.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBITU303  Design and produce text documents
    • CIT Code: COMP366
      Cost: $180.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and develop text-based documents using advanced features of word processing software.
      It applies to individuals who possess fundamental skills in computer operations and keyboarding, and basic skills in operation of word processing software. They may work as individuals who provide administrative support within an enterprise, or may be technical/knowledge experts responsible for production of their own word processed documents.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBLDR403  Lead team effectiveness
    • CIT Code: MGNT388
      Cost: $115.00
      Description:

      This unit defines skills, knowledge and outcomes required to plan and supervise the performance of the team and develop team cohesion. It applies team leaders, supervisors and new emerging managers who have an important leadership role in the development of efficient and effective work teams.
      Leaders at this level also provide leadership for the team and bridge the gap between the management of the organisation and the team members. As such they must 'manage up' as well as manage their team/s.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBRES401  Analyse and present research information
    • CIT Code: MGNT309
      Cost: $90.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to gather, organise, analyse and present workplace information using available systems. This includes identifying research requirements and sources of information, applying information to a set of facts, evaluating the quality of the information, and preparing and producing reports. It applies to individuals who are required to apply their broad knowledge of the work environment to analysis and research tasks, evaluate information from a variety of sources and apply solutions to a range of unpredictable problems.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Certificate III Business Administration BSB30415
Certificate III Business Administration (Medical) BSB31115

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au