BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business – Stage 2

BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business – Stage 2


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BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business – Stage 2

$690.00

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TOTAL: $740.00 over 2.5 months
Initial Payment: $200.00
Succeeding Payments: $108.00 X 5 fortnightly payments

Units of Competency

3

Course Access

4 months access to online course

Support Hours

7am - 9pm AEST (Mon - Fri)

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Full access to our unique virtual company that brings your course material to life.

Delivery Mode

100% online, available 24/7
No classroom attendance or work placement

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This online short course is Stage 2 of the BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business.

Note: If you are eligible for the continuing stage discount, please contact an AOT course advisor prior to enrolling.

This second stage certificate covers critical thinking, analysing and presenting research information, and writing complex documents.

Critical thinking refers to thinking about a problem and then analysing it skillfully. In this first unit, you will learn to use advanced-level critical thinking skills in a workplace context. This includes using methods of analysis, synthesis and evaluation.

Research and report writing form the foundation for effective decision-making in organisations. People who are highly skilled in researching, analysing and presenting data and information are valuable assets to an organisation. Hand in hand with this is effective written communication. Enrol in this short course and enhance your skills in developing a document that is engaging, clear and appropriately written, according to the needs and expectations of the audience.

Successful completion of the three units of competency for this short course outlined below will earn you a Statement of Attainment in partial completion of the BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business.

To view the BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business full course and other stages information, click here.

  • Administrative Officer
  • Administrative Team Leader
  • Executive Assistant
  • Project Assistant
  • Office Manager
  • Business Development Assistant

BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use advanced-level critical thinking skills in a workplace context. This includes using methods of analysis, synthesis and evaluation.

The unit applies to individuals who evaluate existing or proposed work practices. These individuals are typically responsible for reviewing or developing work processes, products or services that may be proposed or already existing.

Topics:
  1. Establish role of critical thinking in workplace
  2. Lead critical thinking process
  3. Develop critical thinking mindset

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will develop solutions for two different workplace limitations using critical thinking concepts.

In the course of the above, you must:
  • Use a range of critical thinking techniques to identify and address limitations in workplace practices
  • Ask questions to broaden understanding of task requirements
  • Use various information sources to provide answers to proposed questions
  • Develop a proposal to articulate to a broad range of workplace stakeholders a solution to an identified issue
  • Incorporate feedback and self-reflection to critically assess performance.
Nominal hours = 50

BSBINS401 Analyse and present research information

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to collect, organise, analyse and present information using available systems and sources. This includes identifying research requirements and sources of information, evaluating the quality and reliability of the information, and preparing and producing reports.

The unit applies to those who are required to analyse and apply their knowledge of the organisation to research tasks, evaluate information from a variety of sources and apply solutions to a range of predictable and unpredictable problems.

Topics:
  1. Identify and confirm research strategy
  2. Collect and store research information
  3. Analyse and synthesise research information
  4. Present research information
Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:
  • research, analyse and present research findings according to organisational requirements on at least two occasions.
In the course of the above, you must:
  • identify research requirements and objectives
  • collect, organise and present research information
  • maintain information securely
  • prepare report on research findings, including:
    • justified assumptions and conclusions
    • efficient and reliable research methods.
Nominal hours = 40

BSBWRT411 Write complex documents

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, draft and finalise complex documents.

The unit applies to individuals who work in a range of business environments and are skilled in the creation of documents that are more complex than basic correspondence, memos and/or forms and that require review and analysis of a range of information sources.

Topics:
  1. Plan complex document
  2. Draft complex document
  3. Finalise complex document
Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:
  • Plan, draft and finalise three different complex documents that convey the required information in a format suitable for the intended audience and purpose according to organisational policies and procedures for document production.
In the course of the above, the candidate must:
  • Review and analyse a range of information sources
  • Use business technology to apply formatting and incorporate graphics
  • Apply organisation style guide/house style.
Nominal hours = 50

You will be assessed for these units of competency using a variety of tasks to assess your understanding and skills. A virtual session means you will be one on one with your assessor either answering questions or taking part in a role play, just as you would do in any classroom, only we do it online.

All of our assessments are marked by your assessor within ten (10) working days following the day you submitted your work. You have three (3) attempts for each assessment task to achieve a satisfactory outcome (100% pass mark), with your assessor giving you detailed feedback following each submission.

Unit Written
Activities
Virtual Classroom/Roleplay Scenario/
Case study
Project/
Report
BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practicesWritten ActivitiesVirtual ClassroomScenario/Case StudyProject/Report
BSBINS401 Analyse and present research informationWritten ActivitiesVirtual ClassroomProject/Report
BSBWRT411 Write complex documentsWritten ActivitiesVirtual ClassroomScenario/Case Study

We provide you with up to four (4) months to complete this course. How long it actually takes you to complete each unit will be reflective of the time you are able to dedicate to your studies.

In the units list, you will see the government’s nominal hours for each unit, which are their anticipated number of study hours. Our students usually find that their actual study hours are less than this.

Total Nominal hours : 140

Requirements

There are no formal requirements. However, learners will need:
  • Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course
  • Basic computer skills
    • Knowledge of common computing terms and word processing
    • Proficiency with web browser software and sending/receiving e-mail including e-mail with attachment
    • Familiarity with navigating the Internet
  • Meet technology requirements

Technology requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 7 or higher (recommended); MAC OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or higher (recommended)
  • CPU: Min. of 2 GB of RAM, Min. of 2 GB of spare disk space is recommended
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz processor or higher (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Monitor with at least 1024x768 screen resolution
  • Internet access: Minimum ADSL1 with a speed of at least 3 Mbps
  • An email address that is unique to you and that you will maintain throughout your enrolment
  • Headset (or speakers and microphone) and webcam
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher) or similar software
  • Up-to-date web browser version

Support you can expect from AOT

Our focus is to provide the real-world skills and knowledge that you need to advance your career, fulfil your goals and achieve success in the workplace. No matter what course you choose, here at AOT you will receive the assistance and support that will help make your study time convenient, manageable and worthwhile. The benefit of studying with us is that you don't have to schedule your time to attend face-to-face classroom sessions. You can study at times convenient to you in your own home or anywhere that suits your learning style. To support you in your study we provide:

Live chat

Trainer support available whilst you are studying 7am – 9pm AEST (Mon to Fri).

Contact us form

Contact us at any time using the Contact us form found within your course to create support tickets.

Mentoring sessions

You can book unlimited appointments with a trainer to discuss the learning material, assessment expectations, or assessment feedback.

Virtual classroom sessions

This can be booked with your trainer for specific assessments.

Course induction

You are provided with a course induction tutorial and you may also request for a Learner Support Officer to personally take you through the sauceLMS and your course.

Help and Support

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