BSB40515 - Certificate IV in Business Administration

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification is suited to a range 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 information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others. This course is for students who want to develop supervisory and administrative skills and a broad knowledge base in a variety of administrative contexts. They will 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. Competencies will include computing units, team skills, prioritising, report and business writing skills, organising meetings and business travel, work health and safety and administrative skills.

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $3360 (2018)
$3570 (2019)
Fee for service per unit $357 (2019)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Online
Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
Skill Area
  • Business Services
AQF Level Level 4: Certificate IV

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification however completion of Year 12 is desirable, Certificate III in Business Administration or other industry specific qualification is recommended.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

Career possibilities may include: Administration supervisor Executive personal assistant Office administrator Project administrator

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 5 core units
  2. Complete 5 elective units
Please select a course structure from the options below:
Course Structure - Online

12 months full-time or 18 months part-time

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • Online
Units
Sequence is a recommendation only.
BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities More Information
BSBADM405 Organise meetings More Information
BSBADM406 Organise business travel More Information
BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents More Information
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets More Information
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents More Information
BSBADM407 Administer projects More Information
BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources More Information
BSBCUS402 Address customer needs More Information
BSBREL401 Establish networks More Information

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBWOR404 - Develop work priorities
2 BSBADM405 - Organise meetings
3 BSBADM406 - Organise business travel
4 BSBITU401 - Design and develop complex text documents
5 BSBITU402 - Develop and use complex spreadsheets
6 BSBWRT401 - Write complex documents
7 BSBADM407 - Administer projects
8 BSBADM409 - Coordinate business resources
9 BSBCUS402 - Address customer needs
10 BSBREL401 - Establish networks


Course Structure - Trainees

12 months full-time or 18 months part-time
  • Online
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
Units
Sequence is recommendation only.
BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities More Information
BSBADM405 Coordinate business resources More Information
BSBADM406 Organise business travel More Information
BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents More Information
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets More Information
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents More Information
BSBADM407 Administer projects More Information
BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources More Information
BSBCUS402 Address customer needs More Information
BSBREL401 Establish networks More Information

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBWOR404 - Develop work priorities
2 BSBADM405 - Coordinate business resources
3 BSBADM406 - Organise business travel
4 BSBITU401 - Design and develop complex text documents
5 BSBITU402 - Develop and use complex spreadsheets
6 BSBWRT401 - Write complex documents
7 BSBADM407 - Administer projects
8 BSBADM409 - Coordinate business resources
9 BSBCUS402 - Address customer needs
10 BSBREL401 - Establish networks


Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Project
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to the intakes

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Course Structure - Online

Online
January: Part Time
February: Part Time
March: Part Time
April: Part Time
May: Part Time
June: Part Time
July: Part Time
August: Part Time
September: Part Time
October: Part Time
November: Part Time
December: Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

Online

There are eleven course intakes, available monthly from February to December.
12 months full-time or 18 months part-time

This course is available online with teaching support available through email and telephone. Individual Zoom sessions can be arranged by appointment. Online students require self-motivation and must have 4 - 6 hours per week available for study. 

For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
More Details

More Details

Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.


Resources Requirements

The following textbooks are required:


  • The Business Communication Handbook (10th Ed), Judith Dwyer,  2016, Cengage, ISBN 978-0170354172
  • Management theory and practice (6th ed), Kris Cole,  2015,  Cengage, ISBN 978-0170354059
  • Textbooks can be purchased as hard copy or electronic versions.


What else might I find useful?

Financial assistance with fees may be available through concessions or via ‘Time to Pay’ payment plan. This and other information such as student support, study and library assistance can be found at www.cqu.edu.au/current-studentt