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  • BSB10115

Certificate I in Business

At a glance

At a glance

Set yourself on the path to a career in business with this introductory qualification. This course will prepare you for further study and equip you with the foundation skills required to work in a range of entry-level administrative positions.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Administration Assistant
  • Office Assistant
COURSE OUTCOME

BSB10115 Certificate I in Business

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Course overview

Course overview

Set yourself on the path to a career in business with this introductory qualification. This course will prepare you for further study and equip you with the foundation skills required to work in a range of entry-level administrative positions. The business services sector is growing strongly and now accounts for one-fifth of total employment in Australia. As such, qualified business professionals are in high demand. In 2015 there were over 239,000 people employed as general clerks, and job openings over the next five years are expected to exceed 50,000.

In this course you will develop the basic skills and knowledge required to prepare for work in the exciting world of business. Learn how to operate a personal computer, develop keyboard skills, and produce simple word processed documents and spreadsheets.

Successful completion of this course will give you the basic knowledge required to complete further studies in this area. You will also be prepared to enter the workforce in a range of administrative and clerical roles.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 5 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBWHS201
Contribute to health and safety of self and others

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBADM101
Use business equipment and resources
BSBCMM101A
Apply basic communication skills
BSBITU101A
Operate a personal computer
BSBITU102A
Develop keyboard skills
BSBITU201
Produce simple word processed documents

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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This is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

You will be required to participate in an interview with a member of our teaching team prior to enrolment.

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You are also required to have access to a calculator, a laptop or tablet device, a USB, a headset including microphone).

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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Get started with TAFE Queensland

If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland