Qualification DescriptionThis qualification is suited to those working as administrators and project officers. In this role, individuals use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base to 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 with some limited responsibility for the output of others.
Licensing/Regulatory InformationNo licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
Nominal DurationApproximately 523-550 hours.
Entry Requirements/EligibilityCompletion of Year 11. VCE students and mature age students are also welcome.
How to ApplyApplications are to be made directly to the institute. Application Process – The application is to be completed by the student. The application is reviewed by the institute and if successful with your application you will be sent a letter of offer. The student shall be accepted upon registering in the course.
The enrolment must be completed by the commencement of the first class. Payments shall be made by the due date (i.e. a payment contract and/or schedule). Documents required for verification on enrolment are:
a) Driver’s Licence
b) Medicare Card
c) Passport (proof of identity)
d) Bank and/or Credit Card
Program Content and Packaging RulesTotal number of units = 10
1 core unit plus
9 elective units, of which: 5 elective units must be selected from the elective units listed below
4 elective units may be selected from the elective units listed below, or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level if not listed below, 1 unit may be selected from either a Certificate III or Diploma 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.
CoreBSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements = 50 hours
ElectivesBSBCUS402 Address Customer Needs = 50 hours
BSBFIA412 Report on Financial activity = 30 hours
BSBEBU401 Review and maintain a website = 50 hours
BSBIPR403 Protect and use brands and business identity = 40 hours
BSBITU401 Design and Develop complex text documents =100 hours
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets = 50 hours
BSBMKG414 Undertake marketing activities = 50 hours
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work = 60 hours
BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes = 50 hours
Entry/Exit pointsA student may exit from this qualification at any time with a Statement of Attainment for any units of competency completed successfully up to that point.
ResourcesStudents are issued with learning materials and handouts relevant to each unit.
Pathways into the qualificationPreferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
BSB30112 Certificate III in Business or other relevant qualification/s
with vocational experience assisting in a range of environments providing administrative or operational support to individuals and/or teams but without a formal business qualification.
Examples of indicative job roles for candidates seeking entry based upon their vocational experience include:
Customer Service Advisor
Office Administration Assistant
Student Services Officer
Word Processing Operator.
This breadth of expertise would equate to the competencies required to undertake this qualification.
Pathways from the qualificationAfter achieving this qualification candidates may undertake:
a range of Diploma level qualifications within the BSB07 Business Services Training Package, or other Training Packages.
Occupational AreasJob roles