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BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration (FlexiStudy) Self-paced online learning This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply a broad range of administrative competencies in varied work contexts, using some discretion and judgement. They may provide technical advice and support to a team. After achieving this qualification candidates may undertake the BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration. View Course
BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (FlexiStudy) Self-paced blended online learning After achieving this qualification candidates may undertake a range of Diploma level qualifications, or other Training Packages.
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BSB50415 Diploma of Business Administration 40 weeks full-time study The St Patrick's BSB50415 Diploma of Business Administration is completed after just 40 weeks of study and admits you to an entry-level career in business services starting as a Legal Secretary, Personal Assistant or Executive Assistant. In these roles, you provide a valuable link between companies and their clients and staff, and this can open up future opportunities in PR, marketing, events and human resources.
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BSB50415 Diploma of Business Administration (Smart and Skilled) Targeted qualification The BSB50415 Diploma in Business Administration admits you to a career in business services, which provides a vital link between companies and their clients. View Course
BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management 40 weeks full-time study This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

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BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management (FlexiStudy) Self-paced blended online learning View Course
BSB52415 Diploma of Marketing and Communication 40 weeks full-time study The SPIE BSB52415 Diploma of Marketing and Communication sets you up for starting out in an entry-level position in marketing, advertising. digital or PR agencies. Career pathways include starting out as a Direct Marketing Assistant, Marketing Coordinator, Marketing and Communications Executive or Social Media Executive. It is then possible for you to progress your career once you've joined the workforce to become an Account Manager after you've gained a few years’ experience.

Core units of study include developing integrated marketing communication plans, implementing event marketing, as well as planning and executing e:marketing campaigns.
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BSB52415 Diploma of Marketing and Communication (FlexiStudy) Self-paced online learning The SPIE BSB52415 Diploma of Marketing and Communication sets you up for starting out in an entry-level position in marketing, advertising. digital or PR agencies. Career pathways include starting out as a Direct Marketing Assistant, Marketing Coordinator, Marketing and Communications Executive or Social Media Executive. It is then possible for you to progress your career once you've joined the workforce to become an Account Manager after you've gained a few years’ experience.

Core units of study include developing integrated marketing communication plans, implementing event marketing, as well as planning and executing e:marketing campaigns.
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BSB50215 Diploma of Business (FlexiStudy) Self-paced online learning This qualification reflects the role of individuals with substantial experience in a range of settings who are seeking to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions. This qualification is also suited to the needs of individuals with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities. Following successful completion of this qualification, you are eligible to continue on to the BSB60215 Advanced Diploma of Business or a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications. View Course
BSB50215 Diploma of Business (Smart and Skilled) Targeted Qualification The BSB50215 FlexiStudy Diploma in Business admits you into a career in business services, equipped with one of a range of specific disciplines from which you will choose at the outset of the course. View Course
BSB50215 Diploma of Business 40 weeks full-time study The St Patrick's BSB50215 Diploma of Business sets you up for starting out in an entry-level position in business services. It's then possible for you to progress your career when you've joined the workforce to become an Account Manager or Program Coordinator for a marketing, advertising, digital or PR agency once you've gained a few years experience.

Core units of study include managing meetings; planning and managing conferences and seminars, administration systems; risk management; undertaking project work; quality customer service; professional development; and promoting team effectiveness. You can then choose from a series of electives to specialise in areas such as marketing, events, advertising and human resources.
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BSB50415 Diploma of Business Administration (FlexiStudy) Self-paced online learning This qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work and/or the work of a team. After achieving this qualification candidates may undertake a variety of business studies at the advanced diploma level. View Course
BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business (FlexiStudy) Self-paced blended online learning This course is an excellent foundation to begin a career in business services, with opportunity to go into a job which could lead to specialty management with further training and experience. After achieving this qualification candidates may undertake a range of Diploma level qualifications, or other Training Packages.

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BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration (FlexiStudy) Self-paced blended online learning This qualification reflects the role 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 and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others. After achieving this qualification candidates may undertake the BSB50415 Diploma of Business Administration. View Course
BSB30115 Certificate III in Business (FlexiStudy) Self-paced blended online learning This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in a varied work context using some discretion, judgment and relevant theoretical knowledge. They may provide technical advice and support to a team. Pathways from the qualification include undertaking the BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business, or a range of other Certificate IV qualifications. View Course
SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality (FlexiStudy) Self-paced blended online learning The SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality further builds on the development of a potential career in Australia’s dynamic tourism and hospitality industry. This qualification reflects the role of skilled operators who use a range of well-developed hospitality skills. They use discretion and judgement and have a sound knowledge of industry operations. They work with some independence and under limited supervision and may provide operational advice and support to team members.

After achieving SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality, you can progress to SIT40313 Certificate IV in Hospitality, or to Certificate IV qualifications in other service industry fields.
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Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) 20 hours per week

Language, Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) Program

Skills for Education and Employment

As part of the nationally-accredited and Commonwealth Government-funded Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program, St Patrick's Institute of Education offers adult jobseekers access to a FREE Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) pre-employment course.

This course is aimed at jobseekers aged between 18 and 65 years of age who are currently out of the workforce and seeking full-time work. The pre-employment program for adults is aimed at improving communication skills to enable jobseekers achieve better results from vocational training and improve their chances of finding a rewarding job.

St Patrick’s delivers the nationally-accredited training program at our Sutherland training campus for eligible participants living in the St George/Sutherland area.

Participants are individually assessed prior to starting the course and can receive up to 800 hours (over one year) of free accredited language, literacy and numeracy training. Training is undertaken for 20 hours per week.

For referral to the program, contact your local Centrelink office, Employment Service Provider, or additional support agency.

Youth Pre-Employment Program

St Patrick’s Institute of Education is delivering a FREE and nationally-accredited pre-employment program to school leavers based in Sydney, aged 15 and above, as part of a Commonwealth Government funding intiative.

The tailored Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program, designed by St Patrick’s Institute of Education, is aimed at helping young people gain valuable work skills and improve their chances of finding employment. It enables students to enhance their workplace and interpersonal skills, to enable them to participate more effectively in the modern work environment.

Participants are enrolled in one of the following nationally accredited courses: Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways; Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways; or Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways. These certificate courses focus on vocational skills that are necessary in every job, such as communicating in the workplace, delivering service to customers, working effectively with others and working in a socially diverse environment, as well as processing and maintaining workplace information.

Graduates of the Youth Pre-Employment SEE program may then choose to continue their studies in nationally accredited Certificate and Diploma courses to achieve further vocational qualifications in high-growth employment sectors such as Aged Care, Hospitality, Business Administration and Retail.

Classes are held at St Patrick’s Sutherland Campus in Belmont Street, close to the train station and public transport. Students can join the program whenever they are ready and undertake 20 hours training across four days per week.

Eligible students for the Youth Pre-Employment SEE program are entitled to up to 800 hours of free accredited training, starting at their own level and working at their own pace. Training is delivered face-to-face and also includes work place based projects and work exposure opportunities. An initial Pre-Training Assessment is conducted with the prospective student and a St Patrick’s trainer to assist in deciding which course is most suitable for the student’s needs.

Students are primarily referred to the program by the school Student Counsellor or Student Advisor, however parents and students can also discuss options with the Department of Human Services (Centrelink) to check for eligibility and advise interest in enrolling in the Youth Pre-Employment SEE program.


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Superior Quality Training, The Best Results

St Patrick's offers Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). Qualifications gained through the VET sector can lead to a variety of diverse and exciting careers. Choose from our extensive list of vocational courses from one day speciality courses to Certificate and Diploma level.

Timing

All full-time Diploma courses at the Institute are forty weeks in length. Courses start in late January and finish in early December. Where a Certificate III or Certificate IV is offered, these are completed in the early part of the year.

The full-time Diploma courses start at 9.00 am and continue to 3.00 pm, five days per week for forty weeks, however this may vary depending on the course structure. Please see individual course pages for further information.

Work placements

It should be noted that Business Administration students complete a one week work placement which the Institute assists students in finding themselves.

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