The Certificate IV in Business offers students the skills and knowledge needed to prepare them for entry level business positions. Students learn practical organisational and technology skills in a team environment
This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of Business Services job roles. These individuals may have supervisory performance accountabilities.
Individuals in these roles carry out a mix of specialist and moderately complex administrative or operational tasks that require self-development skills. They use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base to 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 with some limited responsibility for the output of others.
The target learner for this course will possess at minimum the following traits: – Familiarity with contemporary best-practice as they relate to their current or recent professional workplace – Wanting to consolidate and extend the skills they’ve gained on the job – Willing and able to take part in a course that is workplace-based – Familiarity with, or aptitude for, online study (for the theoretical and simulated components)
|Course Name||Certificate IV in Business|
Skill Development Session Seminars
|Course Duration||56 weeks|
|Career Opportunities||Office Administrator
|Entry Requirements||Minimum 17 years of age, with Year 10 equivalent.
English levels at minimum IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.
|Assessments Methodology||Formative assessment quizzes, summative knowledge assessment (written), practical assessment (scenario based).|
|Awarded by||Shafston International Pty Ltd, CRICOS Provider Code: 03917H, RTO Code: 45694|
The Certificate IV in Business (BSB40215) has 10 units that will fit your needs and the needs of the business. It provides a comprehensive foundation in business disciplines and includes how to develop work priorities, organise meetings, maintain work health and safety, address customer needs and how to promote innovation in a team. Additionally, the course also emphasises skills, such as communication, leadership, cultural awareness and ethics. It will provide you with the formal business qualifications and offer diverse career opportunities in:
- Executive Personal Assistant
- Office Administrator
- Project Officer
- Sales Account Assistant
- Sales Agent
“The process of collecting evidence and making judgements on whether competency has been achieved to confirm that an individual can perform to the standard expected in the workplace, as specified in a training package or a VET accredited course.” https://www.asqa.gov.au/standards-vac/definitions
Your Shafston teacher will formally assess your skills, knowledge and understanding. Assessment is competency based, this means you will be required to show / demonstrate the required competencies for the units of competency you are studying.
In order to ensure that Shafston’s assessment is valid, reliable, flexible and fair, Shafston trainers will conduct assessment as per the assessment conditions for each unit of competency you are studying.
There are many different types of assessment. Multiple and varied assessments are used to ensure that learners are able to demonstrate competency. We will ensure that the assessment is conducted in a manner that is fair, flexible, valid and reliable.
Assessments have the following sections Activities, Questioning, Project, and Observation which span across these different tasks. Some of the assessment tasks are ‘stand-alone’ or they may be a combination of these methods of assessment.
There may be
• Written tasks
Written assessments include case studies, question-answer type tasks, written reports and assignments, including reflective evaluations, self-evaluations, project work, demonstrations and class presentations.
This includes written or spoken ‘question-answer’ type tasks in an examination.
Your teacher will observe your performance of tasks in real or simulated workplace environments. This includes participation in role-plays, group discussions and demonstrations of practical skills and knowledge. Students on vocational placement will be observed by a qualified professional.
• Vocational Placement
Vocational placement provides the opportunity to observe professionals in your vocation, gain skills specific to your vocation, engage and interact with your community, and most importantly, to apply what you have learnt in the classroom to the ‘real-world’ vocational environment. You will be mentored and supported by an industry professional and have a valuable opportunity to learn in a structured workplace environment. Your teacher as well as the industry professional will both observe your ability to apply the skills, knowledge and attitudes required in workplace situations and environments.
You may already have the skills and knowledge. For more information about Recognition of Prior Learning Student Information, please refer to: http://shafston.edu/forms-policies-and-procedures/
The formal learning takes place through a structured program of instruction through face to face delivery with your Shafston teacher on the Shafston campus.
SHAFSTON ENGLISH LEVEL – ENGLISH EQUIVALENCY TABLE
|Shafston General English||C E F R||Cambridge||Cambridge Business||Pearson PTE||I E L T S||T O E I C||T O E F L|
|General Level 5||9.0|
|Academic 85+||110 – 120|
|C1||CAE||BEC – H||PTE||850|
|Advanced||General Level 4||7.0||87 – 109|
|Academic 76 – 84||6.5|
|Upper-Intermediate||B2||FCE||BEC – V||PTE||6.0||750|
|General Level 3|
|Academic 59 – 75||5.0||57 – 86|
|B1||PET||BEC – P||PTE||4.5||550|
|General Level 2||4.0|
|Pre-Intermediate||Academic 43 – 58|
|41 – 56|
|A2||KET||PTE||30 – 40|
|Elementary||General Level 1|