Course Code: BSB40515
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The BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration is the Australian nationally-recognised and accredited course suitable for anyone wishing to develop their administrative skills.
This is the most current online Business Admin course that supersedes the older Cert IV Business Admin BSB40507 qualification.
The Cert IV in Business Administration (BSB40515) will give you that extra ‘edge’ in the highly competitive business administration industry, and is perfect for anyone wishing to engage in job roles such as:
Inspire Education (RTO# 32067) delivers this course through Mixed Mode Delivery, which means it will be self-paced and completed via distance education using Inspire’s online student portal. Delivery includes face-to-face webinars, self-paced study, directed research and online learning and assessment materials and activities.
This enables students to complete their Certificate IV in Business Administration (BSB40515) at their own pace. This delivery method is so popular because students are able to complete their course from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, or in fact anywhere in Australia at times that are most convenient for them.
Please read our policies and procedures in the Inspire Education (RTO# 32067) student handbook before enrolling by clicking here.
Course Duration: You will have up to 12 months to complete the course from your enrolment date through online/distance learning. Inspire Education (RTO# 32067) has a continual intake of students on this basis.
Business administration professionals comprise the largest population of office professionals in the workforce. This Certificate IV in Business Administration (BSB40515) course will further develop your administrative skills and will give you the tools to provide leadership and guidance to others. By completing this certificate you will advance your administrative skills, giving you a broad knowledge useful for a variety of business situations.
During this course, you will learn how to prepare financial reports, organise and coordinate meetings and other business resources, and promote an innovative team environment. Additionally, you will gain skills to apply risk management processes and implement policies to ensure a safe environment.
Expected Study Hours: There are a total of up to 1020 expected study hours for this course, depending on your existing skills and knowledge. To assess your knowledge, you will be asked to complete a Personal Learning Plan Evaluation after you enrol. Upon completion, you will be provided with a training plan that identifies your cohort, taking into account your existing level of knowledge and skill in this vocational area.
The amount of training and support required for each learner will vary according to their existing experience, knowledge and skills.
Inspire Education has identified four student cohorts:
• Beginner Cohort (Full Study Model) – includes learners with limited relevant knowledge or skill in the competence contained in this qualification; no recent related industry experience; study hours is up to 1020 hours
• Intermediate Cohort (Partial Study Model) – includes learners with moderate relevant knowledge and skill in the competence contained in this qualification; limited recent related industry experience; study hours is up to 815 hours
• Advanced Cohort (Partial Recognition Pathway) – includes learners with extensive relevant knowledge and skill in the competence contained in this qualification; recent related industry work experience of one year or more; study hours is up to 665 hours
• Expert Cohort (Assessment only) – consists of individuals with current industry experience of 2 or more years and extensive relevant knowledge and skill in the competence contained in this qualification; these candidates are recommended to undertake a full recognition pathway; this includes candidates holding the BSB40212 Certificate IV in Business who are currently working in the industry; study hours is up to 460 hours
Assessment Methods: Assessment is conducted using a combination of questioning (e.g. written/oral, interviews, self-evaluation, and questionnaires), product-based methods* (e.g. reports, displays, work samples, role plays, presentations, and outputs), direct observation (assessment in real-time in the workplace or in a simulation environment, if applicable), and third-party evidence* (e.g. skills workbook, workplace assessment workbooks, logbooks, third-party reports)
*Students have the option to undertake assessments for certain subjects in the workplace or using the simulation environment
Inspire’s BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration is comprised of a total of 10 units, which have been carefully selected to ensure they meet the needs of a wide range of administration professionals.
BSBADM405 – Organise meetings
BSBADM406 – Organise business travel
BSBFIA401 – Prepare financial reports
BSBITU402 – Develop and use complex spreadsheets
BSBWRT401 – Write complex documents
BSBADM409 – Coordinate business resources
BSBINN301 – Promote innovation in a team environment
BSBRES411 – Analyse and present research information
BSBRSK401 – Identify risk and apply risk management processes
BSBWHS401 – Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
Another qualification with similar units include the BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources.
The BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business, which supersedes this course, was released on 19 October 2020. The BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration has an 18-month teach out period, starting from that date. As such, students will still gain this qualification, provided they successfully complete course requirements within this period. For more information, please visit our BSB 7.0 Update FAQ page.
There are no prerequisites required to enter the Cert IV in Business Admin (BSB40515). However, it is preferred that students:
Students are required to:
All students considering a self-paced online course should give consideration to the following prior to enrolment:
To support you in your studies Inspire will provide:
To complete your studies you will need to have access to:
After completing the Certificate IV in Business Administration, learners can continue their studies with the BSB50415 Diploma of Business Administration. The Diploma qualification is suitable to advance into roles such as an Administration Manager, or General Office Manager.
Once enrolled, you may also consider additional training to complement your business skills, with courses such as:
The RPL pathway is available to any learner who can provide evidence of competency for the units offered within the qualification. See the RPL Guide for more information on this process and how to apply.
Inspire works with a range of reputable parties to market and recruit for national qualification and courses. Students of Inspire Education may be recruited by other parties under specific arrangements.
^To enrol now, pay only the upfront fee and take advantage of easy monthly payments for the remaining course balance. View the course information pack for complete pricing details.