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Business Administration (Education)

Certificate III Of

Code: BSB30915

Overview

Campus

Preston, Epping

Duration

18 weeks full time / part time

Duration

18 weeks full time / part time

Next Intake

Midyear

Next Intake

February, July

Specialise in administration for the education sector

Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in Business Administration (Education) will teach you the skills you need to provide administrative support to educational practitioners. This entry-level course starts a solid base in generalised administrative skills, before moving into skills necessary for the education industry. Education is a $131 billion industry in Australia alone and skilled administrators are always needed.

Learn essential skills and current technology

Melbourne Polytechnic’s unique offering focuses on practical learning and job-ready skills. Our industry-experienced teachers will train you in best practice for education administration, including transferable skills, such as scheduling, digital document production, spreadsheets, record-keeping and more. You’ll also learn basic legal knowledge to assist in your day-to-day tasks as an administrator and specialised software skills for education administration.

Be employed across a wide range of industries

You’ll graduate from Melbourne Polytechnic with the essential skills and knowledge to gain employment within administration in any sector, and with the specialised skills necessary for education administration. You might work as a junior personal assistant, a receptionist, or an administration assistant in primary and secondary schools and registered training organisations. Additionally, Melbourne Polytechnic enables you to broaden your employability, by offering the opportunity to complete the Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical) alongside the Certificate III in Business Administration (Education), and learn specialist skills in business administration across the health sectors.

Career Pathways

Where will this take me

You’ll graduate from Melbourne Polytechnic with the essential skills and knowledge to gain employment within administration in any sector, and with the specialised skills necessary for education administration.
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Junior Personal Assistant
  • Computer Clerk
  • Receptionist
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Ward Clerk

Pathways

Successful completion will enable you to enrol in our Certificate IV in Business and the Diploma of Business

Akolda Bil

"It means future to me now. All I was doing before this was working in small jobs, or jobs that aren't going to get me far in life, so studying is a huge deal to me. It got me where I am now.... And it actually, studying gave me a path to go somewhere in my life."

Course Details

Assessment Methods

Assessment will be a combination of folios, tests and assignments

Units of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.

Units of Study
Code Subject Elective Hours
BSBLEG301 APPLY KNOWLEDGE OF LEGAL SYSTEM TO COMPLETE TASKS Core 80
PSPGEN021 CONTRIBUTE TO CONFLICT MANAGEMENT Core 30
BSBIND301 WORK EFFECTIVELY IN AN EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT Core 40
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations Core 20
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents Core 90
BSBWHS201 CONTRIBUTE TO THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF SELF AND OTHERS Core 20
BSBCUS301 DELIVER AND MONITOR A SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS Core 35
ICTICT103 USE, COMMUNICATE AND SEARCH SECURELY ON THE INTERNET Core 50
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets Core 35
BSBWRT301 WRITE SIMPLE DOCUMENTS Core 30
BSBLEG305 USE LEGAL TERMINOLOGY IN ORDER TO CARRY OUT TASKS Core 40
BSBITU307 DEVELOP KEYBOARDING SPEED AND ACCURACY Core 50
BSBADM405 ORGANISE MEETINGS Core 20

Fees & Costs

Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.

To find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy we recommend you contact us help you find out.

Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.

Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 1 November 2019. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.

After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.

For more detailed information please read the International Student Fees.

Tuition Fees
$2900.00 - $4550.00
Estimated based on eligibility
Course Fees are only estimated. Find out what subsidies apply to you by contacting us.

Materials and Amenities cost

You will be required to purchase textbooks and our trainers will provide additional materials. Further details will be supplied at enrolment or class induction. You will also be expected to have access to a computer. Computers are available in our computer labs and library if you do not have a computer at home

Attend an Info Session 

Now’s the time to register for our information and enrolment sessions. We give you an in-depth look at your chosen area of study and a tour of our department facilities.

Requirements

  • There are no formal prerequisites for entry into this course

Next Steps

We're really excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and we look forward to supporting you on your education journey.

The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form. You'll then receive a link to complete a few more personal details.

It is a mandatory government requirement for all prospective students to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment. Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend of our Skills and Job Centres, or come to campus to complete your enrolment in person.

For certificate-level courses, you can pay by weekly or fortnightly direct debit using our Tuition Payment Plan. Read more about TPPs here.

If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 03 9269 8400 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.

Application procedure