Designed for enterprising students who want to develop business skills in order to further employment, Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate IV in Business can set you on the right path to project management or as an administration officer.
Be an enabler
Good administrators are enablers. You’ll learn to analyse information from a variety of sources, solve problems and apply solutions to ensure the smooth running of your project or business.
Designed for enterprising students who want to develop business skills in order to further employment, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Business will set you on the right path to project management or as an administration officer.
Foundation skills for a solid career
You may already be working as an administrator or project officer. You’ll hone existing skills and develop sought-after new capabilities, learning to make considered decisions, undertake project work and lead teams and individual staff.
Develop your skills in technology, business (including financial processes), customer service and marketing.
Industry connections and resources
Melbourne Polytechnic staff have various industry links with local businesses and local councils.
You will be qualified to work as:
- administration officer
- project officer
- executive assistant
For additional information on the Certificate IV in Business, please contact a Melbourne Polytechnic Education and Careers Advisor (ECA), on 03 9269 8400, or by email.
VTAC CodePreston 6900610264
DepartmentBusiness Management and Finance
Class Schedule: *
Mon - AM and PM
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor
Modes of DeliveryClassroom
FeesFind out more on fees and charges
Assessment MethodsAssessments will be a combination of tests, practical exercises, case studies, demonstrations, observations, role plays and assignments.
MaterialsYou will be required to purchase text books. A book list will be provided at enrolment and Melbourne Polytechnic teaching staff will provide all additional materials. You are also expected to have access to a computer. Computers are available in all Melbourne Polytechnic computer labs and libraries if you do not have a computer at home.
Entrance RequirementsThere are no formal prerequisites for this course.
Pathways to further studyYou may articulate into the Diploma of Business and Bachelor of Business.
Career PathwaysYour career in business starts here. With further training and experience you will be able to move into management and leadership roles across a range of businesses.
Units Of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|BSBCMM401||Make a presentation||30|
|BSBCUS401||Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies||40|
|BSBFIA401||Prepare financial reports||50|
|BSBITU303||Design and produce text documents||90|
|BSBITU401||Design and develop complex text documents||100|
|BSBMKG413||Promote products and services||40|
|BSBRSK401||Identify risk and apply risk management processes||50|
|BSBSMB401||Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business||60|
|BSBWHS401||Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements||50|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.