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Certificate IV in Business Administration BSB40515

Overview

This highly successful course 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:

Qualification:

Certificate IV in Business Administration BSB40515

Program No:

Program No:

C4-BC02

Campus:

Campus:

CIT Reid  CIT Tuggeranong  CIT Gungahlin 

Duration:

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.

Cost Info:

Cost Info:

The 2020 Semester 1 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total program cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost:

Indicative Cost:

$1,290
Apprentice/Trainee $430

Likely Job Outcome:

Likely Job Outcome:

Executive secretary, personal assistant, administrative officer.

Enrolment Type:

Application Type:

Standard; Flexible
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Timetable Information

To help with the enrolment process print your timetable, or keep the window open, so that you can refer back to it for your course (program) code, course (program) name, and the Course Reference Numbers (CRNs).

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.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

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.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Further Study

Canberra Institute of Technology
Diploma of Business
Diploma of Human Resources Management
Diploma of Leadership and Management

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. 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 Foundation Skills.

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 10 subjects

Electives: Complete 6

  • BSBADM405   Organise meetings
    • CIT Code: CLER171
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      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. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBADM406   Organise business travel
    • CIT Code: CLER172
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      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. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBITU402   Develop and use complex spreadsheets
    • CIT Code: COMP222
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      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. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBITU401   Design and develop complex text documents
    • CIT Code: COMP360
      Cost: Standard $220.00
      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. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBITA411   Design and develop relational databases
    • CIT Code: COMP388
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and develop a multi-table relational database (including queries, forms and reports) to meet a defined need using existing data and available digital database applications/platforms. It applies to individuals who may work independently or within an administrative support role, with the responsibility to develop and use databases to store and retrieve data using commercially available applications/platforms.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBITU404   Produce complex desktop published documents
    • CIT Code: COMP363
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      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. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWRT401   Write complex documents
    • CIT Code: COMM344
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      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. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete 4

  • BSBHRM405   Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
    • CIT Code: MGNT755
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      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. No licensing, legislative, or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBCMM401   Make a presentation
    • CIT Code: MKTG156
      Cost: Standard $76.00
      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. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBRES411   Analyse and present research information
    • CIT Code: MGNT791
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to gather, organise, analyse and present workplace information using available systems and sources. This includes identifying research requirements and sources of information, applying information to a set of facts, evaluating the quality and reliability of the information, and preparing and producing reports. It applies to individuals in roles in which they 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 predictable and unpredictable problems.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBLDR403   Lead team effectiveness
    • CIT Code: MGNT388
      Cost: Standard $126.00
      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. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBITU313   Design and produce digital text documents
    • CIT Code: COMP394
      Cost: Standard $198.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to digitally design and develop text-based documents using advanced features of word processing applications/platforms. It applies to individuals who possess fundamental skills in digital device operation, and basic skills in operation of word processing applications. They may work as individuals who provide administrative support within an enterprise, or may be technical/knowledge experts responsible for production of their own digital documents.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBADM407   Administer projects
    • CIT Code: CLER173
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes skills and knowledge required to perform the activities associated with the administrative aspects of a project, such as measurement, monitoring, reporting, and winding up the project on completion. It applies to individuals who work under the supervision of an experienced project manager. It does not apply to project managers or specialist project managers. For specialist project managers, the units of competency in the Project Management competency field are applicable. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBINN301   Promote innovation in a team environment
    • CIT Code: INNO112
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to be an effective and proactive member of an innovative team. It applies to individuals who play a proactive role in demonstrating, encouraging or supporting innovation in a team environment. The individual may be a team participant or a team leader. Teams may be formal or informal and may comprise a range of personnel. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBREL401   Establish networks
    • CIT Code: MGNT323
      Cost: Standard $77.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and maintain effective work relationships and networks through relationship building and negotiation skills required by workers within an organisation as well as freelance or contract workers. It applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of networking and negotiation who contribute well developed skills in creating solutions to unpredictable problems through analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources. They may have responsibility to provide guidance or to delegate aspects of tasks to others. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWHS401   Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
    • CIT Code: OHSS206
      Cost: Standard $120.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area in order to meet legislative requirements. It applies to individuals with supervisory responsibilities for implementing and monitoring the organisation’s WHS policies, procedures and programs in a work area. These individuals have a broad knowledge of WHS policies and contribute well developed skills in creating solutions to unpredictable problems through analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources. They provide supervision and guidance to others and have limited responsibility for the output of others. NOTE: The terms 'occupational health and safety' (OHS) and 'work health and safety' (WHS) are equivalent and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where the Model WHS Legislation has not been implemented RTOs are advised to contextualise the unit of competency by referring to the existing State/Territory OHS legislative requirements. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBMKG413   Promote products and services
    • CIT Code: SELL115
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to coordinate and review the promotion of an organisation’s products and services. It applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of the promotion of products and services specific to an organisation. They may have responsibility to provide guidance or to delegate aspects of these tasks to others. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBCUS402   Address customer needs
    • CIT Code: ADMN183
      Cost: Standard $120.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage an ongoing relationship with a customer over a period of time. This includes helping customers articulate their needs and managing networks to ensure customer needs are addressed. It applies to individuals who are expected to have detailed product knowledge in order to recommend customised solutions. In this role, individuals would be expected to apply organisational procedures and be aware of, and apply as appropriate, broader factors involving ethics, industry practice and relevant government policies and regulations. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBITU314   Design and produce spreadsheets
    • CIT Code: COMP395
      Cost: Standard $77.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop spreadsheets through the use of both cloud-based and non-cloud based spreadsheet applications. It applies to individuals employed in a range of environments who tend to be personally responsible for designing and working with spreadsheets under minimal supervision. These individuals are generally required to have intermediate knowledge and understanding of a number of spreadsheet applications.
      Prerequisites: Nil

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More Information

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