Certificate IV in Business (Administration)

BSB40120Upskilled (RTO 40374)
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Up to 12 monthsself-paced
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Next start date

Why study this course

  • Build the skills and knowledge needed to complete more complex operational tasks and prepare for mid-level roles in administration
  • Receive a 12-month student membership with the Australian Institute of Office Professionals (AIOP)
  • Enjoy the flexibility to study entirely online and at your own pace 


This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualifications Framework

Entry requirements

To enrol in this program you must be at least 18 years of age. It is also recommended that you:

  • Have completed Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Have completed a Certificate III level qualification or higher; OR
  • Have at least 2 years of relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn to:

  • Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
  • Build and maintain business relationships
  • Write complex documents
  • Apply communication strategies in the workplace
  • Organise business meetings
  • Support human resource functions and processes
  • Coordinate business resources

Visit Upskilled's website to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit Upskilled's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Upskilled can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit Upskilled's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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What are students saying?

Certificate IV in Business (Administration)
(6 reviews)

Published Dec 2021
Certificate IV in Business AdministrationUpskilled
Graduation date2016
Study mode
Student review
very supportive teachers who were only to happy to clarify any issues that i had and was good course overall with great content that was easily transferable to real life situations
Published Sep 2018
Certificate IV in Business AdministrationUpskilled
Graduation date2014
Study modeOnline
Student review
This course was a good foundation for those who are new to the administration industry and want a boost of confidence. Did it teach me anything I couldn’t learn on the job? Not really. I think it could definitely be improved with a time management unit.
Published Aug 2018
Certificate IV in Business AdministrationUpskilled
Graduation date2010
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
Learnt new skills and interaction with other students a great sharing of information on how to overcome problems within your workforce

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Support and delivery

When you study online with Upskilled, you will have access to:

  • A dedicated trainer for the length of your course
  • Powerpoint resources, webinars, reading materials, discussion boards, forums, assessments, videos and blogs via 'MyUpskilled' - a customised e-learning environment
  • Support via email, phone and MyUpskilled communication channels
  • Training libraries including LinkedIn Learning, Pluralsight and/or ClickView

Why study with Upskilled?

  • Upskill for your career with an up-to-date qualification, and experience the benefits of online study
  • Upskilled offer a wide range of courses in business, information technology and community services, that are designed to suit the Australian workforce
  • A team of career advisors, industry experienced trainers, and student support is available throughout your study journey, every step of the way

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Certificate IV in Business (Administration)BSB40120

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  • Course price
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)

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