About this course
This Certificate IV in Business Administration (BSB40515) course from The Gordon gives you on-the-job training in business administration in your workplace, coupled with online coursework and support from TAFE trainers.
Covering advanced administrative skills, this course will teach you how to evaluate and analyse information from a range of sources to arrive at solutions to common workplace problems.
You will be trained to take on higher-level administrative responsibilities within the workplace, including leadership and guidance roles for more junior staff members.
Assessment will take the form of:
- Hands-on projects
- Workplace tasks
- Written assignments
This course is completed through online coursework and on-the-job training with your employer..It includes four workplace visits in addition to phone and email support from your trainer.
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To be eligible for this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- You must be currently employed under a training contract and referred to the course by your employer.
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be available for skills and knowledge obtained through previous study or other relevant experience.
In this administration course, the units of competency you may study include:
- BSBCUS402 - Address customer needs
- BSBADM407 - Administer projects
- BSBRES401 - Analyse and present research information
- BSBADM409 - Coordinate business resources
- BSBCUS401 - Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
- BSBITU401 - Design and develop complex text documents
- BSBITA401 - Design databases
- BSBITU402 - Develop and use complex spreadsheets
- BSBREL401 - Establish networks
- BSBRSK401 - Identify risk and apply risk management processes
- BSBSUS301 - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
- BSBWHS401 - Implement and monitor WHS policies procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
- BSBINM401 - Implement workplace information system
- BSBITS401 - Maintain business technology
- BSBCMM401 - Make a presentation
- BSBMED401 - Manage patient record-keeping system
- BSBADM406 - Organise business travel
- BSBADM405 - Organise meetings
- BSBFIA401 - Prepare financial reports
- BSBITU404 - Produce complex desktop published documents
- BSBADM411 - Produce complex texts from audio transcription
- BSBADM401 - Produce complex texts from shorthand notes
- BSBINN301 - Promote innovation in a team environment
- BSBMKG413 - Promote products and services
- BSBMKG413_24 - Promote products and services
- BSBFIA402 - Report on financial activity
- BSBEBU401 - Review and maintain a website
- BSBMKG414 - Undertake marketing activities
- BSBWRT401 - Write complex documents
Why The Gordon?
The Gordon is an award-winning TAFE that has been providing high-quality education and training for over 125 years. As one of the largest regional TAFEs in Victoria, it services more than 19,000 students each year. Thanks to three purpose-built campuses – in Geelong City, East Geelong, and in Werribee – students are provided with a hands-on learning experience in settings modelled on real-world industry environments. The Gordon also boasts one of the most comprehensive and diverse course ranges in all of Western Victoria, with over 230 accredited qualifications to choose from. Students receive the added benefit of access to The Gordon’s pathway program, which provides articulation and credit transfer opportunities at Deakin University.
East Geelong – 2 Fenwick St, Geelong VIC 3220
Geelong City – Boundary Rd, East Geelong VIC 3219
Werribee Learning Centre – 9 Bridge St, Werribee VIC 3030
The Gordon offers its students access to an array of support services, including academic resources and on-site facilities to help make your time on campus happy, healthy and supportive.
The Gordon Library and study support team is on hand to provide personalised assistance with everything from essay writing to note-taking, and also includes an English as an Additional Language (EAL) program for non-native English speakers. Tailored services are also available via the Aboriginal Education Unit and Disability Support Services offices. Career guidance can be sought from the Careers team at any time, and for anyone struggling with personal hardship, a free and confidential counselling service is available at both the Geelong City campus and East campus.