Business Essentials Short Course

Business Essentials Short Course from Skillscorp Short Courses

By: Skillscorp Short Courses  24-Mar-2011
Keywords: Human Resources, Management Training, Vocational Training

This short course consists of four units of study and is core to the Certificate IV in Business Administration. If you choose to continue your studies you would need to select 6 elective units to complete a full qualification.

Office Administration — short course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to:

  • Plan documents
  • Draft text
  • Prepare final text
  • Produce document
  • Make meeting arrangements
  • Prepare documentation for meetings
  • Record and produce minutes of meeting
  • Organise business itinerary for domestic and overseas travel
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Arrange credit facilities
  • Prepare to develop spreadsheet
  • Develop a linked spreadsheet solution
  • Automate and standardise spreadsheet operation
  • Use spreadsheets
  • Represent numerical data in graphic form

Upon successful completion of these four units of competency you will receive a Statement of Attainment for part of the industry qualification in Certificate IV in Business Administration (BSB40507).


  • Secretary
  • Personal Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Office Administrator

Recognition of Prior learning (RPL) is “the acknowledgement of the skills and knowledge” that you have gained through previous studies, work and life experiences. If RPL is granted, this will mean that you will not have to complete the study or assessments for a unit or units of competency.

 You are required to complete 4 units of study.

  • BSBWRT401A Write complex documents - This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan documents, draft text, prepare final text and produce documents of some complexity.
  • BSBADM405B Organise meetings - This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to organise meetings including making arrangements, liaising with participants, and developing and distributing meeting related documentation.
  • BSBADM406B Organise business travel - This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to organise domestic and overseas business travel, including developing associated itineraries, booking travel and accommodation, preparing travel related documentation and making travel arrangements.
  • BSBITU402A Develop and use complex spreadsheets - This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use spreadsheet software to complete business tasks and to produce complex documents.

Choosing to study online allows you to study at a pace that suits your lifestyle.

Total nominal hours: 170 hrs
Maximum 6 months access to online course.

Keywords: Accredited Training, Adult Education, Business and Commercial Training, Career Development, Courses, Frontline Management, Human Resources, Leadership Training, Management Training, Online Short Courses, Online Training, Short Courses, Vocational Training, Workplace Training,

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