OPEC College

Accredited Short Course On Business


Administrative Assistant

Elevate your career as an Administrative Assistant through the BSBSS00120 skill set, designed to recognise and harness your existing expertise. The Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) pathway empowers you to showcase your practical skills, knowledge, and experience, positioning you for success in the dynamic world of administrative support.

Gain a competitive edge by formalising your abilities in communication, organisation, time management, and technology usage. This skill set is tailored to recognise your proficiency in essential administrative tasks, such as managing schedules, coordinating meetings, handling correspondence, and maintaining databases. By leveraging your prior experience, you can fast-track your learning journey and earn a respected qualification that validates your capabilities.

Course Details and Structure

Units can contribute to credit towards BSB30120 Certificate III in Business (Business Administration).

Units: 4

  • BSBOPS301 Maintain business resources
  • BSBFIN302 Maintain financial records
  • BSBOPS303 Organise schedules
  • BSBPUR301 Purchase goods and services

Delivery Model

RPL Only. This course is currently not available for study. Competency is achieved through evidence gathering.

Assessment Methods

By Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

If you believe you already have the knowledge and skills to achieve this qualification we encourage you to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning.

Free skills assessment

Fill in our pre-assessment form and we'll give you the guidance you need for the next steps to achieving your career and qualification goals.

Evidence portfolio and review

We work with you to provide evidence and we conduct gap training if needed

You're now qualified!

Your new certifications are Nationally recognised and issued by our Registered Training Organisation (RTO). You are now ready to pursue your new career opportunities!

Course Fees

Enrolment fee of $500 and the balance may be paid upon completion.

Payment Options

A range of flexible payment plans are available and can be set up at the enrolment stage.

Current government funding models possibly available to OPEC College students are found on the Funding page, click here for more information.

Work Outcome

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Admin Officer
  • Intern
  • Office Manager

Entry Requirements

Formal Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however please read through the following information to assess if you have the English language and literacy skills necessary to successfully complete this course.

Technical Requirements

Please see the technical requirements below, as you will need access to a modern personal computer and the internet to study this course. In addition, you will need to be able to use this computer, including basic word processing, use of Microsoft Office software and electronic communication platforms and internet search engines.

Windows PC / Laptop / Tablet: Windows 7 (or higher) • Latest version of Chrome • Microsoft Office (2010 or higher) • Latest Flash Player • Latest Adobe PDF Reader

Apple Mac: Mac OS X 10.6 (or higher) • Latest version of Chrome or Safari • Microsoft Office for Mac (2010 or higher) • Latest Flash Player • Latest Adobe PDF Reader

Android: Android latest version • Latest version of Chrome

iPhone & iPad: iOS latest version • Latest version of Chrome (*Students using an iPad or iPhone will need to upload documents from a Laptop, PC or have a Dropbox account)

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BSBSS00120 Administrative Assistant Skill Set