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Learn about the topics crucial to working in the business and finance industry such as marketing, management, finance and skills such as how to manage office administration staff and develop the skills needed to produce complex documents, prepare financial reports, organise meetings and travel schedules.

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BSB30115 AVR7 Business
Certificate III Distance learning
Available at all campuses
Business, business admin, cert 3 business, cert 3 bus, customer service, receptionist, admin, payroll, data entry

Make your mark in the corporate world.

The Certificate III in Business has been designed for those wishing to develop their existing office skills and gain a broad range of competencies necessary to fulfill the office roles traditionally found in the North West.

This qualification helps participants further enhance their existing Microsoft Office computer skills and add in finance options using MYOB; as well as other essential skills to improve their business acumen. Successful completion of this course could lead into a Certificate IV in Business, with the option of a dual qualification with Certificate IV in Bookkeeping, and is also a pathway to many other industries.

Ask us about our dual Business and Business Administration qualifications.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

BSB10115 AVU7 Business
Certificate I Distance learning
Available at all campuses
Business, receptionist, admin, admin clerk, business trainee, cert 1 business, cert 1 bus

Let's begin with the business basics.

The Certificate I in Business is an entry-level course suitable for those seeking an introduction into business and office work. Participants will develop basic skills and knowledge to undertake a variety of administration tasks.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Operate a personal computer and/or other digital device
  • Create letters, flyers, posters and other business documents
  • Use a photocopier, printers, scanners, binders, laminators and back up devices
  • Communicate in a business environment
  • Organise files and folders on their devices

The units that form the Certificate I in Business act as a foundation for many other qualifications in business, finance, tourism, community services, hospitality and aged care, among others.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

BSB20115 AVU8 Business
Certificate II Distance learning
Available at all campuses
business, cert 2 business, cert 2 bus, admin, admin assistant, receptionist, data entry, office junior

Let's begin with the business basics.

Want a career in an office? Not sure if you have the skills?

The Certificate II in Business is a self-paced course designed for those without experience in the business sector, including school leavers and those looking for a new career or returning to the industry. Our lecturers can help you set up your email account and develop your word processing and Excel skills, as well as teaching you other essential knowledge to improve your chances of securing a career in business.

Successful completion of this course can lead into higher level qualifications and is also the foundation for many other industries.

Already employed in business? This course allows you to gain a nationally-accredited qualification while at work, recognising your capabilities while boosting your skills.

BSB40215 AVV9 Business
Half price
Certificate IV Distance learning
Available at all campuses
business, business admin, administrator, personal assistant, PA, cert 4 business

Make your mark in the corporate world.

The Certificate IV in Business reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts. Participants will learn how to apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

Students will gain skills in:

  • Managing customers needs and feedback
  • Developing and promoting products and services
  • Recruiting staff

With only one core unit, this qualification allows students a wide range of flexibility and options for student. There are multiple electives to select from, covering areas such as projects, presentations, customer service, marketing, record keeping, research, organising meetings, finance, risk management and documentation including Microsoft Excel.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

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BSB50215 AVU9 Business
Diploma Distance learning
Available at all campuses
Business, program coordinator, diploma business, dip business, bus, exec officer, executive officer

Climb the corporate ladder with a Diploma of Business.

The Diploma of Business is suitable for individuals who aspire to business management roles or are already in a management role and would like their experience recognised and/or improved.

Participants will be able select elective units from a broad range of business options including advertising, e-business, human resource management, marketing, meetings, finance, project and risk management.

This qualification is also suited to the needs of individuals with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to further develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

Broome Workshops

A selection of Saturday workshops are available under this qualification to enable students to fast track their studies outside of regular working hours. Workshops may be completed as part of the full qualification or simply as stand alone units for those looking to upskill.

BSB30415 AVS2 Business Administration
Certificate III Distance learning
Available at all campuses
Business, business admin, administration, administrator, certificate 3 business admin, cert 3 bus admin, accounts receivable, payroll, receptionist

Gain the organisational skills to thrive in an active marketplace.

The Certificate III in Business Administration is designed for those with some office experience, and is suitable for career changers, ladder climbers, and those returning to the industry. This course is for those wanting to develop their existing office skills and gain a broad range of competencies necessary to fulfill a variety of the office roles traditionally found in the North West.

This course helps participants to further enhance their existing Microsoft Office computer skills and add in finance options using MYOB; as well as other essential skills and knowledge to provide technical advice and support to a team.

Successful completion of this course can lead into a Certificate IV in Business Administration and is also a pathway to many other industries.

BSB40515 AVS9 Business Administration
Certificate IV Distance learning
Available at all campuses
Business, business admin, accounts supervisor, personal assistant, PA, office admin, administrator, project assistant, cert 4 business, cert 4 bus, cert IV business

Gain the organisational skills to thrive in an active marketplace.

The Certificate IV in Business Administration further develops students' practical skills and knowledge of advanced office administrative procedures. Participants will learn how to manage office administration staff in a wide variety of administrative contexts.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Produce complex documents
  • Prepare financial reports
  • Organise meetings
  • Arrange complex travel schedules

There is a broad elective selection from which to choose specialty units or areas of interest.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

BSB50415 AVV5 Business Administration
Diploma Distance learning
Available at all campuses
Office manager, admin coordinator, administration coordinator, dip business admin, diploma business admin, administrator

Gain the organisational skills to thrive in an active marketplace.

The Diploma of Business Administration is suitable for individuals who aspire to business administration management roles or are already in a management role and would their experience recognised and/or improved.

This qualification provides students with the practical skills and knowledge to manage office administration staff. Participants will develop a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate their own, and the work of their team.

Students will learn how to manage general administration processes such as payroll, administration systems and projects. Participants will also learn how to manage meetings and conferences. Participants can choose from a range of elective units, which cover planning and managing meetings and conferences, business documentation, customer service, projects, information and people performance.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

AE137 Business Ready Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Distance learning
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery

Be business ready!

Almost every business has an office — and there's no shortage of job opportunities here! From administration work through to customer service, using business technology, dealing with accounts and finances through to digital marketing — you just need to be skills ready!

The Business Ready skill set will give you the skills and knowledge required to deliver all aspects of customer service including how to create a relationship with customers, identify their needs, deliver services or products and process customer feedback. You'll also learn how to use business technology and produce business documents, follow work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, and use computer software and organise electronic information and data.

 

If you meet the fee free eligibility criteria for this course, please enrol in the Business Ready Skill Set (Fee Free).

AE149 Business Ready Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Distance learning
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
business, busi, job, jobs, job ready, office

Be business ready!

Almost every business has an office — and there's no shortage of job opportunities here! From administration work through to customer service, using business technology, dealing with accounts and finances through to digital marketing — you just need to be skills ready!

The Business Ready skill set will give you the skills and knowledge required to deliver all aspects of customer service including how to create a relationship with customers, identify their needs, deliver services or products and process customer feedback. You'll also learn how to use business technology and produce business documents, follow work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, and use computer software and organise electronic information and data.

 

If you do not meet the fee free eligibility criteria for this course, please enrol in the Business Ready Skill Set.

AE148 Job Ready Basics Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Distance learning
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
business, busi, job, jobs, job ready

Get job ready!

The Job Ready Basics skill set is perfect if you feel that you need a little extra support and a confidence boost to get into a job. It focuses on health, wellbeing and personal development.

Follow this up with a visit to your local Jobs and Skills Centre, where you can get free advice and support to with your CV and writing job applications, and you'll be job ready!

If you do not meet the fee free eligibility criteria for this course, please enrol in the Job Ready Basics Skill Set.

IAD28 MYOB Introduction Skill Set
Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
MYOB Intro Workshop Skill Set, myob introduction, myob, myob training

Your health and safety is important to us.

Spaces are limited in face-to-face classes to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Additional hygiene protocols will be implemented and other controls may apply. Students must follow the directions of the lecturer to ensure the health and safety of all students and teaching staff.

MYOB is a useful tool for small businesses.

This workshop provides a short introduction into the MYOB software.

During this workshop, participants will learn how to:

  • Enter sales and purchases into MYOB
  • Print invoices
  • Use a range of GST codes
  • Enter payments received
  • Customise invoices

The textbook, A Step by Step Approach to Administer Subsidiary Accounts and Ledgers is required. Choose to complete assessments after the workshop and/or receive a letter documenting your participation.

IAA34 IAA34 Microsoft Excel Advanced Skill Set
Skill set Face to face
ms, microsoft, excel, advanced, spreadsheets

Your health and safety is important to us.

Spaces are limited in face-to-face classes to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Additional hygiene protocols will be implemented and other controls may apply. Students must follow the directions of the lecturer to ensure the health and safety of all students and teaching staff.

Develop skills in advanced analysis and automation tools using Microsoft Excel.

This course teaches participants how to successfully produce spread sheets for their business management and information analysis needs.

Topics covered:

  • Lookup and reference functions
  • Modifying Excel options
  • Customised formatting of charts
  • Labels and names in a workbook
  • Data protection
  • Summaries using subtotals
  • Data linking and consolidation
  • Pivot tables, group cells and outlines
  • Using the solver tool
  • Using macro recorder

 

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IAA40 IAA40 Microsoft Excel Intermediate Skill Set
Skill set Face to face
excel training, microsoft excel training, MS excel training, excel intermediate, excel inter, exel training

Your health and safety is important to us.

Spaces are limited in face-to-face classes to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Additional hygiene protocols will be implemented and other controls may apply. Students must follow the directions of the lecturer to ensure the health and safety of all students and teaching staff.

Develop your skills in Microsoft Excel with this intermediate level course.

This course covers:

  • Fill operations within a data series
  • Moving the content of cells and ranges
  • Formula techniques
  • Logical functions
  • Number formatting techniques
  • Conditional formatting and borders
  • Techniques to enhance charts
  • Text formatting techniques

 

IAA36 IAA36 Microsoft Excel Introduction Skill Set
Skill set Distance learning
Available at all campuses
excel intro, introduction, ms, business, microsoft

Your health and safety is important to us.

Spaces are limited in face-to-face classes to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Additional hygiene protocols will be implemented and other controls may apply. Students must follow the directions of the lecturer to ensure the health and safety of all students and teaching staff.

Develop your skills in Microsoft Excel

This course is designed to give participants a thorough understanding of Microsoft Excel 2013 and its uses.

 Participants will learn how to:

  • Open, navigate and create new workbooks and worksheets
  • Understand and work with ranges in a worksheet
  • Understand, create and work with formulas and functions to perform calculations
  • Understand and use formula cell referencing to create more complex formulas
  • Use font formatting techniques to enhance the look of a worksheet
  • Print workbook data
  • Use a number of formatting features and create effective charts

 

IAA39 IAA39 Microsoft Word Intermediate Skill Set
Skill set Distance learning
Available at all campuses
word, intermediate, ms, business, microsoft

Your health and safety is important to us.

Spaces are limited in face-to-face classes to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Additional hygiene protocols will be implemented and other controls may apply. Students must follow the directions of the lecturer to ensure the health and safety of all students and teaching staff.

Develop your skills in Microsoft Word 2013 with this intermediate level course. 

Participants will learn how to produce more intricate and varied documents. 
This course covers:

  • Word options for easy access to files and information
  • Enhancing text and paragraphs using formatting features
  • Using tabs and numbered lists
  • Creating enhanced tables
  • Use timesaving features
  • Styles and templates
  • Headers and footers
  • Working with themes
  • Mail merges

In order to enrol in this skill set course, participants must have completed Microsoft Word Introduction, or have a basic understanding of it's functions.

Skill Set Pathways
 Microsoft Word Advanced

IAA35 Microsoft Word Introduction Skill Set
Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery

Your health and safety is important to us.

Spaces are limited in face-to-face classes to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Additional hygiene protocols will be implemented and other controls may apply. Students must follow the directions of the lecturer to ensure the health and safety of all students and teaching staff.

Learn how to master Microsoft Word with this introductory skill set.

This beginner level course has been designed to provide participants with a thorough understanding in the basics of Microsoft Word 2013.

This cover covers:

  • Creating, formatting and printing simple Word documents
  • Understanding screens, menus and dialogue boxes
  • Working with text and paragraphs
  • Page layout and design features
  • Working with tables
  • Printing documents
  • Accessing additional help and services

In order to enrol in this short course, participants must have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system.

BSB42618 BEA1 New Small Business
Certificate IV Distance learning
Available at all campuses
Business manager, manager, small business, cert 4 small business, new business

Establishing your own small business?

The Certificate IV in New Small Business covers the essential elements of legal and risk management, marketing, finances and small business planning. This qualification is suitable for those establishing a small business, requiring skills and a broad knowledge base to solve a range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

Throughout this course, students can use their own business as an example and work through projects to assist them in developing their business plans and strategies. As busy business owners, participants can elect to study areas where they need additional knowledge.

There are multiple elective units covering areas such as finance, networking, managing business operations, team, projects, customer service and marketing research.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

IAD98 Office Skills Essentials Skill Set
Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
office, off, skills, skil, essential, essentials, ess, essent, basics, word, excel, spreadsheets, office, work

Want to learn a range of essential office skills but struggling to find the time?

Well problem solved! Derby and Fitzroy Crossing campus are now holding after hours night classes to get you ready for work.

This course is very practical and will prepare you to work effectively and efficiently in the workplace.

 

Join us Monday evenings from 5.00pm - 8.00pm

AE150 Operating a Small Business Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Distance learning
Available at all campuses
business, busi, job, jobs, small, small business, biz, operate

Learn how to operate a small business!

If you're currently operating or thinking about starting up a small business, or would like to get job ready for an administrative support position in a small business operation, this is the skill set for you! 

The Operating a Small Business skill set offers a fantastic range of skills and knowledge to get you job ready. You'll learn how to design and produce business documents and publications, digitally design and develop text-based documents,  develop spreadsheets through the use of both cloud-based and non-cloud based applications, identify financial requirements of a business including profit targets, cash flow projections and strategies to garner financial support, and understand workplace health and safety (WHS) legislation and its application to safe work practices. It even covers how to create and build a social networking presence using social media tools and applications. 

Further study pathways

This skill set provides a pathway to further study towards a selection of qualifications, some of which may be eligible for Lower fees, local skills half-price course fees. Please see the list below.

 

 

If you meet the fee free eligibility criteria for this course, please enrol in the Operating a Small Business Skill Set (Fee Free).

AE150 Operating a Small Business Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
business, busi, job, jobs, small, small business, biz, operate

Learn how to operate a small business!

If you're currently operating or thinking about starting up a small business, or would like to get job ready for an administrative support position in a small business operation, this is the skill set for you! 

The Operating a Small Business skill set offers a fantastic range of skills and knowledge to get you job ready. You'll learn how to design and produce business documents and publications, digitally design and develop text-based documents,  develop spreadsheets through the use of both cloud-based and non-cloud based applications, identify financial requirements of a business including profit targets, cash flow projections and strategies to garner financial support, and understand workplace health and safety (WHS) legislation and its application to safe work practices. It even covers how to create and build a social networking presence using social media tools and applications.

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Page last updated May 21, 2020