Courses

Certificate IV in Business

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.

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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.

Employment outcomes

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.

Local Students

Code

BSB40215

VTAC Code

Preston 6900610264

Campuses

GREENSBOROUGH, PRESTON

Department

Business Management and Finance
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: 6 months


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 Delivery

Classroom

Fees

Find out more on fees and charges

Assessment Methods

Assessments will be a combination of tests, practical exercises, case studies, demonstrations, observations, role plays and assignments.

Materials

You 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 Requirements

There are no formal prerequisites for this course.

Pathways to further study

You may articulate into the Diploma of Business and Bachelor of Business.

Career Pathways

Your 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.

Enrolment Intake

  • February

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.

Code Subjects Hours
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
BSBREL401 Establish networks 35
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.