Course Summary

The Certificate IV in Business is nationally recognised qualification. The qualification is designed to suit to a range of individuals who use well-developed administrative skills and broad knowledge base in wide variety of administrative contexts. Graduates will apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse information from a variety of sources. In addition to technical skills and expertise, they will also develop general employability skills required by industry such as communication, teamwork, problem-solving and self-management. The underlying aim of this course is to offer a useful and practical qualification for students interested in a career in the area of business administration requiring administration and office management support functions. The course is delivered over a year which includes 36 weeks (i.e. 4 terms) of teaching and 16 weeks of holiday.

Course Details


Applicants seeking to enrol in this course must satisfy the following English and Academic requirements:

Must be 18 years of age or over

English Proficiency Level
IELTS band score of 5.5 or equivalent

Academic Qualifications
There are no academic entry requirements for this qualification for domestic students. However, international students may need completion of year 12 or equivalent.

52 weeks consisting of 36 weeks (9-week term) of face-to-face study and 16 weeks of holiday.

Full time 20-hour face-to-face per week basis

The College is located at the heart of the city of Sydney. The college is 10 minutes walking distances from the Town hall train station and only 2 minutes walking distances from public bus stops.

The college has excellent teaching and computer facilities to support delivery. These include:

  • Class Rooms with white board, computers and data projectors
  • Computer labs with appropriate software including; MS Words, Excel and Power Point and high speed broadband internet
  • MYOB, MS Words, Excel and Power Point and high speed broadband internet
  • A student library with text and other reference materials which are available for use in the College and to borrow
  • Access to printer, fax and scanner
  • The college also has student amenities such as a lunch break area and kitchen with hot water and microwave.

The College provides trainers sets of workbooks to take to the class for students to use and work on their assessment and other class activities. The books must be returned to the trainer at the end of the class.

Course Structure

Unit Code Competency Unit Name
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBADM405 Organise Meetings
BSBFIA401 Prepare Financial Reports
BSBCMM401 Make a Presentation
BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents
Unit Code Competency Unit Name
BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheet
BSBFIA412 Report on Financial Activity
BSBINM401 Implement workplace information system
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents

Career Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are eligible to purse various opportunities including employment in a range of roles and further education. The job roles the graduates will be able to seek include:

  • Office administrative assistant
  • Executive personal assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Project assistant
  • Data entry operator
  • Medical records operator

Graduates can also apply for Diploma of Business or associated Diploma program studies at Westminster or any other provider to pursue their further educational achievement.

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