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Certificate IV in Business Administration

BSB40515
Average Course Fee: $2750
Average Duration: 1 Year

This qualification is suited to a range of individuals who use welldeveloped 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.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate IV in Business Administration

87.9%

Satisfied with the training
61.7%

Received job-related
benefits from training
This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories shown by blue colouring in the table below.

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC
For more information on apprenticeship pathways, please visit this course on aapathways.com.au
This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC

For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

Total number of units = 10

This qualification has no core units

10 elective units, of which:

  • 5 elective units must be selected from the Group A units listed below
  • 5 elective units may be selected from the Group A or Group B units listed below, or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level
  • if not listed below, 1 elective unit may be selected from either a Certificate III or Diploma qualification from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course
  • BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy cannot be selected as an elective unit for this qualification.
  • Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

    Elective Units

    Group A

    BSBADM401 Produce complex texts from shorthand notes

    BSBADM405 Organise meetings

    BSBADM406 Organise business travel

    BSBADM411 Produce complex texts from audio transcription

    BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports

    BSBINM401 Implement workplace information system

    BSBITA401 Design databases

    BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents

    BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets

    BSBITU404 Produce complex desktop published documents

    BSBWRT401 Write complex documents

    Group B units

    BSBADM407 Administer projects

    BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources

    BSBCMM401 Make a presentation

    BSBCUS401 Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

    BSBCUS402 Address customer needs

    BSBEBU401 Review and maintain a website

    BSBFIA402 Report on financial activity

    BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment

    BSBITS401 Maintain business technology

    BSBMKG413 Promote products and services

    BSBMKG414 Undertake marketing activities

    BSBMED401 Manage patient record keeping system

    BSBREL401 Establish networks

    BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information

    BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes

    BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

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

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Accounts Supervisor
    Administration Officer (Local Government)
    Board Secretary
    Business Administration Officer (Local Government)
    Executive Assistant
    Office Administrator
    Office Supervisor (Local Government)
    Personal Assistant
    Project Assistant
    Senior Clinical Coder
    Strata Managing Agent
    Waste Management Administrative Supervisor
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Accounting and Bookkeeping
    Aviation
    Business Administration
    Business Services
    Construction and Property
    Courts
    Environmental Health
    Environmental Management
    Financial Services
    Governance
    Government Administration
    Government Service Delivery
    Ground Operations
    Legal Administration
    Local Government
    Local Government Administration
    Property
    Public Administration
    Recordkeeping
    Transport



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      Financial assistance via VET Student Loans.
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    1. ACT
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    2. NSW
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    3. NT
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    4. QLD
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    5. SA
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    6. TAS
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    7. VIC
      VIC
    8. WA
      WA
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    Distance (training available via correspondence)
    Attendance required (training includes some fixed-time online lectures or fixed time class components)
    Fixed submission dates (assessment pieces have set submission dates)
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    Within a radius of deliveryItem.Radius Km from
    Limited to the following cities:
    Limited to the following postcodes:
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    Attendance required (training includes some fixed-time online lectures or fixed time class components)
    Fixed submission dates (assessment pieces have set submission dates)
    Self-paced (training has no set class times of set submission dates)

    This RTO can offer VET Student Loans for certain approved courses. A VET Student Loan is a capped loan from the Australian Government to help you pay your tuition fees. Your initial loan debt amount (loan and loan fee, if applicable), plus indexation, must be paid back once you start earning over a certain amount. The amount for the 2016-2017 income year is $54,869.

    For more information, visit the Department of Education and Training or StudyAssist.


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    Student outcomes for Certificate IV in Business Administration

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate IV in Business Administration

    36.6%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Managers
    6.5* %

    Specialist Managers

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    72.9%
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    10.8%
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Managers
    4.8*%
    Managers
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $50,000

    $46,800

    $52,100


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) 88.8 89.3 91.4
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    82
    56.3
    25.7
     
    82.9
    59.4
    23.4
     
    84.2
    55.2
    28.7
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    4.9*
    12.6
    13.1
     
    6.9
    7.8
    13.8
     
    7.7
    8.5
    15.4
    Satisfied with the training (%) 87.9 86.3 85.6
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 61.7 60.9 62.4
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 93.9 90.9 90.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 82.7 82.7 84.7
    Recommend the training to other (%) 91.8 90.3 90.4

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Median salary (Full-time) ($) 50,000 46 800 52 100
    Top Occupations (%):
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Managers
     
    72.9
    10.8
    4.8*
     
    33.9
    17
    13.9
     
    22.4
    20.5
    16.7
    Top Industries (%):
    Education and Training
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Public Administration and Safety
     
    30.2
    14.8
    9.9
     
    13.2
    12.3
    10.5
     
    21.1
    11.6
    10.9

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Employed after training (%) - 90.9 91.8
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 46 900 52 200
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 28 30
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86.6 85.5
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 87 87.2

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Employed after training (%) 36.6 49.5 47.1
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 44 700 44 400
    Enrolled in further study ($) 30.6 31.1 39.3
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86 86.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 66.5 73.3

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
    For more information, please refer to the Statistics Explained page.

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    Education and Training
    30.2
    Education and Training
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    14.8
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Public Administration and Safety
    9.9
    Public Administration and Safety
    Business Services
    Stream Certificate II Certificate III Certificate IV Diploma Advanced Diploma
    Leadership & Management          
    Customer Engagement          
    Legal and Conveyancing          
    Small Business and Franchising          
    Education          
    International Trade          
    Advertising          
    Marketing & Communication          
    Purchasing          
    Recordkeeping          
    Project Management          
    Human Resources and Work Health & Safety          
    Governance          
    Quality Auditing          
    International Education          
    Library & Information Services          
    Environmental Management          

    Note: Information provided as a guide only.  Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aatinfo.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".