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Certificate IV in Business Administration specialising in Finance

  • Qualification:

    Certificate IV

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Max 18 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Open Colleges (RTO 90796)

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

What you'll learn

About this course

The Certificate IV in Business Administration specialising in Finance) online course, offered through Open Colleges, will provide you with the education and training to launch your business accounts career.

This program has been developed to give you a strong skill set in business administration training and financial services, payroll and BAS skills. The knowledge and training you receive with this qualification will enhance your employment prospects in the office environment.


To be eligible for this course you must:

  • Have completed the School Certificate or equivalent; OR
  • Hold a relevant qualification; OR
  • Have relevant vocational experience.

Areas of study

In this certificate course, the subjects you'll study include:

  • Organise meetings
  • Administer projects
  • Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry
  • Maintain financial records
  • Prepare financial reports
  • Develop and use complex spreadsheets
  • Write complex documents
  • Implement workplace information system
  • Coordinate business resources
  • Establish and maintain a payroll system
  • Implement workplace information system
Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Business Administration specialising in Finance from Open Colleges.

The Certificate IV in Business Administration specialising in Finance will give you the skills to fulfil the responsibilities of roles such as accounts supervisor, accounts payable or accounts receivable clerk.

Curious about where a career in finance could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Office Administrator
  • Office Manager
  • Receptionist
  • Project Administrator
  • Executive Personal Assistant
  • Accounts Supervisor
  • Financial Planning Administrator

Payment options & support

Finance options

Open Colleges offers two flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable:

Pay in weekly instalments Pay in full
Pay just $75.87 per week with a $100 deposit Pay $2,872 upfront and save 20%

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