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    • Course code
    • Location
      Dandenong , Frankston , Off Campus Delivery , In your workplace
    • Length
      Part Time

      1 year

      Full Time

      5 months

    • Commencing
      February, April, July, October for full time study; or commencing weekly during terms for part time or off campus study
    • How to Apply
      Direct to Chisholm by selecting the "Apply now" button on the course page at chisholm. edu.au

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    Certificate IV In Business

    Learn the skills you need to effectively manage the office administration aspects of a business.

    When you complete the Certificate IV in Business, you’ll have the confidence and ability to direct a variety of workplace administration functions. You’ll learn practical skills in areas such as advanced word processing, spreadsheets and databases along with organisation of travel, meetings and safe workplace practices.

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      Experienced teachers, who are experts in the field, will guide you through the program, which involves office simulated activities, research, report writing and compilation of portfolios of evidence.

      This nationally recognised qualification may lead to employment in roles such as administration officer, medical secretary or personal assistant. The course can be completed part time over one year or full time over five months. We offer flexible and supportive study options (including on site or off campus) to fit in with your work or lifestyle.

      Once complete, this qualification will provide a guaranteed pathway into Chisholm’s Diploma of Business Administration. You’ll be able to gain credit for your studies if you choose to undertake a Bachelor of Business in the future.

      Chisholm TAFE is the largest provider of tertiary and vocational education in Melbourne's south east. You'll enjoy studying at Chisholm with state-of-the-art facilities, professional training and support. So why wait? Enquire now.

    • Possible job outcomes

        Medical Secretary

        Office Trainer

        Administration Coordinator

        Client Administrator

        personal/executive assistant

    • Sample units of study

      BSBITA401 - Design databases

      BSBEBU401 - Review and maintain a website

      FNSACC406 - Set up and operate a computerised accounting system

      BSBADM406 - Organise business travel

      BSBFIA303 - Process accounts payable and receivable

      BSBITU401 - Design and develop complex text documents

      BSBHRM405 - Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff

      BSBITU402 - Develop and use complex spreadsheets

      BSBFIA401 - Prepare financial reports

      BSBADM405 - Organise meetings

    • Costs

      Maximum course tuition fee* (GST Inclusive):

      Government subsidised concession: $517.00
      Government subsidised: $2585.00
      Full fee: $3410.00

      Materials fee: $182.00    (GST Inclusive)

      Student services and amenities fee**: $175.00  per year for government subsidised and full fee or $75.00 per year for government subsidised concession  (GST Inclusive)

      Ancillary fee: $25.00

      *The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
      ** Concession rate $75, but only if concession rates are applicable for this course.
      Check here to see if you are eligible for government-subsidised training. Training to eligible students is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding.

    Career Path

    Applying and Enrolling

    To enrol at Chisholm, you need to apply, and then be accepted. Procedures to apply for courses vary. A TAFE application may go through VTAC, for example. In other cases the application may be direct to Chisholm or through your employer or school. View the specific course page to find out how to apply.

    With a successful Chisholm application, in some cases,  you may need to attend an information session or submit a portfolio prior to completing your enrolment.

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