BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration


Successful completion of this course will enable the course graduate to seek positions which require them to use well-developed administrative skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of administrative contexts. They may be expected to apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may also provide leadership and guidance to others with limited responsibility for the output of others.

Qualification Code and Title BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration
CRICOS Course Code CRICOS Course Code: 087025E
Provider Cass Training International College

RTO Code: 90309

CRICOS Provider Code: 00956C

Course Overview This qualification is suited to a range of individuals who use well-developed administrative skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of administrative contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others.

The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link:

Entry Requirements Cass Training International College has the following entry requirements:

International students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and must have completed at least the equivalent of Year 12.
  • Have an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old).
Course Duration This qualification will be delivered over 52 weeks, including 36 weeks of training and assessment spread over 4 terms of 9 weeks each and 16 weeks of holidays.

Class sessions are planned to ensure that students have a mixture of practical and theoretical components and those classes cater for a wide variety of learning styles.  Additionally, workplace practices and environments are simulated and used to conduct skills based assessments in accordance with unit requirements.

The timing for this course will be advised in the Letter of Offer.

Delivery mode and location This course will be delivered face-to-face in a classroom-based setting which includes the simulation of workplace based environment.

The course is delivered at:

  • Ground Floor, 48 Lime Street Sydney NSW 2000
Career Outcomes Students who complete this course may be able to seek employment in a range of entry level business and administration roles.

Graduates may find positions such as;

  • Accounts clerk
  • Customer service officer
  • Clerk
  • E-business practitioner
  • Legal receptionist
  • Medical receptionist
  • Office administration assistant
  • Student services officer
Education Pathways Students who complete this course may wish to further their study into the BSB50415 Diploma of Business Administration or a range of Diploma qualifications.
Course Structure The BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration requires the successful completion of ten (10) elective units. Electives for this qualification have been chosen by Cass Training International College to ensure that students achieve a broad range of skills and knowledge in business administration.

Units included in this qualification are:

BSBADM405 Organise meetings Elective
BSBADM406 Organise business travel Elective
BSBCUS401 Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies Elective
BSBINM401 Implement workplace information system Elective
BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals Elective
BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff Elective
BSBMKG414 Undertake marketing activities Elective
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents Elective
BSBMKG413 Promote products and services Elective
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports Elective
Course progress Note that for international students, satisfactory course progress is required in order to meet visa requirements. Students who are identified as being at risk of not meeting course progress requirements will be provided with additional support as recorded in an intervention strategy.

When a student does not meet the course requirements for two consecutive terms they may be reported to DoHA via PRISMS as required under section 19 of the ESOS Act 2000 and this may result in their visa being cancelled.

Enrolment and Orientation Upon acceptance of a student’s application for enrolment, a letter of offer, as well as a written agreement and tax invoice for remaining fees, will be forwarded to students. Students must read through all provided information as it will provide all necessary information about the course of study.  A Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) letter will be issued once the signed acceptance of the offer and written agreement are received.

The first day of each course will include orientation and induction. Orientation will include information about the campus, living in Australia, accessing our support services and methods for achieving success throughout the course, including course progress requirements.

This course outline should be read in conjunction with the International Student Pre-Enrolment Information Handbook which can be found here:

Additional Support All students will be provided with a range of learning support options and resources to help them achieve competency.  This includes:

  • Academic and personal support.
  • Referral to external support services.
Training Arrangements Students are required to attend classes for 20 contact hours a week. Timetable information will be provided at the orientation. Students may commence this course at any available intake.
Assessment Arrangements Assessment will occur through a variety of methods, including projects incorporating role-plays, case studies and short answer questions. Assessment conditions will ensure a simulated workplace environment.

Assessment tasks:

  • Reflect real life work tasks
  • Are required to be performed within industry standard timeframes as specified by assessors in relation to each task
  • Are assessed using assessment criteria that relate to the quality of work expected by the industry
  • Are performed to industry safety requirements as relevant
  • Utilise authentic workplace documentation
  • Require students to work with others as part of a team
  • Require students to plan and prioritise competing work tasks
  • Involve the use of standard, workplace equipment such as computers and software.
  • Ensure that students are required to consider workplace constraints such as time and budgets.

At the beginning of each unit, trainers will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed.

Course Costs: The costs for this course are as follows:

Enrolment fee: $300 (non-refundable to be paid on application)

Course fees: Total cost is AUD $10,800

Non-Tuition fees: May apply and can be found in the Pre-Enrolment Information Handbook

A detailed payment plan and payment arrangements are provided in the letter of offer and written agreement. Course fees do not include computer software or textbooks, which are to be purchased at the student’s own cost. Non-payment of course fees may result in cancellation of enrolment.

Name of Publication Approx. Price Publisher
Business Communication Handbook, 11th Edition, Judith Dwyer $99.95

(Price correct as at 29 Oct 2019)

Cengage Learning

These textbooks may be purchased by students through Cengage Learning or any other bookshops or online providers that offer this publication.

International students are also required to take out Overseas Health Insurance Cover before arriving in Australia. Cass Training International College provides OSHC information in the International Student Pre-enrolment Information Handbook.

Additional costs associated with living in Australia are outlined in the International Student Pre-enrolment Information Handbook. Students should carefully review these costs in relation to budgeting. Further information can be found at

Course Credit Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning).For international students, the granting of course credit may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course.

The result of an application for credit and any changes to fees or course duration will be advised to students in writing.

If course credit is granted following issuance of the Confirmation of Enrolment, students will receive a new Confirmation of Enrolment showing a reduced duration.

For any questions about course credit, please contact us.

Selection and enrolment procedures To enroll for this course an enrolment form must be completed, which can be emailed or posted to students or downloaded from our website. The enrolment form should be completed and then sent to us along with all of the required documentation.

For more information about our selection and enrolment processes, please read the Pre-Enrolment Information Handbook.

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