Open Colleges

Introduction

With over 100 years’ experience and more than 700,000 students educated, Open Colleges is Australia’s leader in online learning.

About Open Colleges

We’re dedicated to providing an exceptional learning experience to students from all walks of life and work to remove the barriers to education that many people face by providing accessible, affordable and flexible study options.

Putting our students at the heart of everything we do, we continually adapt and develop our unique online learning model to ensure we’re offering every student that enrols with us the skills and support they need to succeed.

Courses

We offer over 150 courses that could help you follow a passion, enhance your career or change careers completely

Getting Started

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How do I get started?

For most courses, all you need is a computer, an internet connection and some basic programs that you’re probably already familiar with, such as Microsoft Word, and you can start studying. Some courses may involve other programs or equipment so be sure to check your course guide for any extra requirements.

How It Works

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Student Success

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Diploma of Business

Online Full time 18 months January 2017 Australia Australia Online

Achieve a high level of specialist learning which will prepare you to undertake a professional career in the corporate or business marketplace. This diploma provides the skill-set required by the modern company... [+]

Diploma of Business A comprehensive and all-round course to get your foot in the door of a business career. Course Description Achieve a high level of specialist learning which will prepare you to undertake a professional career in the corporate or business marketplace. This diploma provides the skill-set required by the modern company; you’ll develop project management skills, learn about human resources as well as the specifics of conducting business online. Potential career outcomes Business Coordinator Business Development Manager Business Unit Manager Department Manager E-Commerce Manager Online Entrepreneur Project Consultant Team Leader Disclaimer The Course Material provided by Open Colleges Pty Ltd is based on the legislative framework provided and maintained by the Australian Government. Any reference to legislation, Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and guidelines for industry will be based on the use of the appropriate Australian legislative framework. Course Details Course number E1058IN Qualification name BSB50215 Diploma of Business Course duration Maximum 18 months Delivery Method Online Recognition Nationally Recognised Assessments Case Studies, Demonstrations, Portfolio of Evidence, Presentations, Questions, Written Reports Fee for service option awarded by Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796) Subjects Open Colleges may make changes to the course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or other regulatory requirements. Please download the course guide for current information about the course and its status. Module 1 BSBADM506 Manage business document design and development Module 2 BSBRSK501 Manage risk Module 3 BSBPMG522 Undertake project work Module 4 BSBADM502 Manage Meetings Module 5 BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes Module 6 BSBLED502 Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness Module 7 BSBEBU501 Investigate and design e-business solutions Module 8 BSBMKG510 Plan e-marketing communications Requirements Minimum age You will need to be at least 18 years old English This course requires learners to read online learner modules, undertake a range of task-driven assessments and engage in online discussions. Consequently, learners need to have an effective command of written and spoken English. As a guide we recommend that learners currently or have previously: Been employed in a workplace for at least one year, where they predominantly use English language in verbal and written communications and/or; Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/or; Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/or; Have achieved an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination score of 5.5 during the past three years and/or; Have achieved an overall pass score on our free Open Colleges Learning, Literacy and Numeracy tool available on our website for a Diploma. Computing You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are: All users: Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent Broadband internet connection 2GB of RAM CD-ROM or DVD drive Adobe Reader XI or equivalent Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher. Access to printer and associated software Access to scanner and associated software Digital imaging software File compression software. Windows users: Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Mac OS users: Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Equipment You will need access to: A digital video recording device and/or a digital camera and associated software to save and upload video, image and audio files to OpenSpace. Many mobile phones and smart phones include this technology. Software to view online videos and images. Software such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer etc. are available as a free download from the internet. Other requirements Office equipment and resources including telephone, photocopier, scanner and printer. Skills To successfully complete this course, you will require basic computing skills. This includes: Creating, saving and editing Microsoft Office documents Accessing and searching the internet Downloading and saving documents from websites Uploading documents through websites Participating in online discussions Connecting digital cameras and downloading and storing images and audio files Connecting digital video devices and downloading and storing videos Compressing image files. Additional A minimum of 3–4 participants are required for the video assessments. Language, Literacy and Numeracy Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study this course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies. Special Offers Start learning for less. Our payment options could help you make considerable savings on the cost of this course. Enrolment and Fees Pay AUD100.00 to get started with your course. [-]

Diploma of Human Resources Management

Online Full time 18 months January 2017 Australia Australia Online

Human Resources is one of the fastest growing sectors of management in Australia, and this nationally recognised management qualification could be your step up to the fast-paced and emergent field of HR leadership. [+]

Diploma of Human Resources Management Human Resources is one of the fastest growing sectors of management in Australia, and this nationally recognised management qualification could be your step up to the fast-paced and emergent field of HR leadership. Course Description This nationally recognised management qualification could be your step up to the fast-paced field of HR leadership. A good Human Resources Manager is someone who can clearly communicate the company's goals, workplace culture, objectives and policies and become a strategic organisational partner while overseeing leadership and culture within an organisation. You should ideally have great business ethics, management qualities, communication skills, and be able to contribute to a business through functions such as policy development and talent identification, as well as being genuinely people-oriented. Potential career outcomes Human Resource Advisor Human Resources and Change Manager Human Resources Consultant Human Resources Manager Senior Human Resources Officer Disclaimer The Course Material provided by Open Colleges Pty Ltd is based on the legislative framework provided and maintained by the Australian Government. Any reference to legislation, Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and guidelines for industry will be based on the use of the appropriate Australian legislative framework. Course Details Course number E1069IN Qualification name BSB50615 Diploma of Human Resources Management Course duration Maximum 18 months Delivery Method Online Recognition Nationally Recognised Assessments Case Studies, Demonstrations, Portfolio of Evidence, Presentations, Questions, Written Reports Fee for service option awarded by Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796) Subjects Open Colleges may make changes to the course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or other regulatory requirements. Please download the course guide for current information about the course and its status. Module 1 BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes Module 2 BSBHRM501 Manage human resource services Module 3 BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures, and programs to meet legislative requirements Module 4 BSBHRM512 Develop and manage performance management processes Module 5 BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning Module 6 BSBWRK510 Manage employee relations Module 7 BSBHRM505 Manage remuneration and employee benefits Module 8 BSBHRM507 Manage separation or termination Module 9 BSBLED501 Develop a workplace learning environment Requirements Education There are no formal education entry requirements for this course. Minimum age You will need to be at least 18 years old English This course requires learners to read online learner modules, undertake a range of task-driven assessments and engage in online discussions. Consequently, learners need to have an effective command of written and spoken English. As a guide we recommend that learners currently or have previously: Been employed in a workplace for at least one year, where they predominantly use English language in verbal and written communications and/or; Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/ or; Have achieved an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination score of 5.5 during the past three years and/or; Have achieved an overall pass score on our free Open Colleges Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool available on our website for a Diploma. Computing You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are: All users: Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent Broadband internet connection 2GB of RAM CD-ROM or DVD drive Adobe Reader XI or equivalent Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher. Access to printer and associated software Access to scanner and associated software Digital imaging software File compression software. Windows users: Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Mac OS users: Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Equipment You will need access to: A digital video recording device and/or a digital camera and associated software to save and upload video, image and audio files to OpenSpace. Many mobile phones and smart phones include this technology. Software to view online videos and images. Software such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer etc. are available as a free download from the internet. Textbooks or E-textbooks Throughout this course you will need access to the following e-textbook: Noe, R; Hollenbeck, J.R; Gerhart, B; Wright, P. M; Steel, J; McGill, C; Dein, T: 2014. Human Resource Management in Practice, 1st ed, McGraw-Hill Education, North Ryde. This e-textbook is available directly from the McGraw-Hill website. Language, Literacy and Numeracy Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study this course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies. Special Offers Start learning for less. Our payment options could help you make considerable savings on the cost of this course. Enrolment and Fees Pay AUD100.00 to get started with your course. [-]

Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

Online Full time 30 months January 2017 Australia Australia Online

Interior designers plan, design, detail and supervise the construction of commercial, industrial, retail and residential building interiors to produce an environment tailored to a purpose, with particular emphasis on space creation, space planning... [+]

Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration This nationally recognised course will teach you to create functional and stylish interiors. Course Description Discover. Shape. Reveal. Interior designers plan, design, detail and supervise the construction of commercial, industrial, retail and residential building interiors to produce an environment tailored to a purpose, with particular emphasis on space creation, space planning, and factors that enhance living and working environments. An interior designer works with clients to create spaces that are functional and attractive for the people that use them. This diploma could be the first exciting step towards developing your career as an interior designer and decorator. By enrolling in this course you’ll be starting a journey of discovery where you find out exactly what you’re capable of in a design context. The more work you put into it; the more you’ll get out of it. This course has been exclusively developed in consultation with the current interior design industry. It is fresh, new and responsive to the demands of the modern environment, including subjects on heritage buildings and incorporating environmentally sustainable materials into your design work. Your portfolio and design skills During your course you’ll be completing numerous projects to gradually build up your design skills and knowledge. You’ll be covering all the essentials – drawing, conceptual, research and business skills as well as building your knowledge of materials and ways of working sustainably. By the time you get to the end, you will have an extensive portfolio of work that you can proudly present to prospective employers and clients. To help you along, as well as your Open Colleges learning materials, you have been supplied with two textbooks – Interior design visual presentation by Maureen Mitton and Interior design illustrated by Francis Ching. You also have your art kit so you can get started with your designs straight away. Learn specialist design skills You will learn to combine the technical, creative and conceptual skills required to plan and detail commercial, residential or heritage building interiors. This course will cover space creation, space planning and creating environments for living and working. Design Institute of Australia, Recognised Course The Open Colleges MSF50213 Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration has been designated as a Recognised Course by the Design Institute of Australia (DIA). The DIA is Australia's professional membership body for designers and creative professionals. Potential career outcomes Interior Decorator Interior Design Consultant Interior Designer Interior Stylist Soft Furnishing Consultant Disclaimer The Course Material provided by Open Colleges Pty Ltd is based on the legislative framework provided and maintained by the Australian Government. Any reference to legislation, Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and guidelines for industry will be based on the use of the appropriate Australian legislative framework. Course Details Course number E1035IN Qualification name MSF50213 Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration Course duration Maximum 30 months Delivery Method Online Recognition Nationally Recognised Assessments Portfolio, Presentations, Projects, Questions Fee for service option awarded by Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796) Subjects Open Colleges may make changes to the course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or other regulatory requirements. Please download the course guide for current information about the course and its status. Module 1: Elements and principles of design Module 2: Designing and drawing 2D forms BSBDES302 Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms CUAACD303 Produce technical drawings Module 3: Architectural styles and 3D forms MSFID4009 Research architectural styles and movements BSBDES303 Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms Module 4: Developing concepts BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts CUAACD301 Produce drawings to communicate ideas Module 5: Exploring colour BSBDES301 Explore the use of colour MSFID4001 Research, analyse and apply colour for interior spaces Module 6: Providing an interior design service MSFID5010 Provide interior styling service MSFID4002 Decorate residential interiors Module 7: Preparing your resource library MSFID3001 Source and specify decoration products MSFID4004 Research and recommend furniture and accessories Module 8: Furniture, soft furnishings and accessories MSFID3001 Source and specify decoration products MSFID4004 Research and recommend furniture and accessories MSFID4005 Research and recommend soft furnishings for interiors Module 9: Making recommendations to your client MSFID3001 Source and specify decoration products MSFID4004 Research and recommend furniture and accessories MSFID4005 Research and recommend soft furnishings for interiors Module 10: Managing your small business BSBDES401 Generate design solutions BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations Module 11: Work, health, safety and sustainability MSFID4011 Determine work health and safety (WHS) implications of interior effects MSAENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Module 12: Research and recommend hard materials MSFID4007 Identify materials, construction techniques and methods used in building interiors MSFID4006 Research and recommend hard materials and finishes for interiors Module 13: Preparing a materials board MSFID4003 Prepare a materials board for client presentation Module 14: Using CAD MSFID5014 Use CAD applications to complete models and documentation for interior design projects SIRRMER512 Produce perspective drawings, plans and elevations Module 15: Preparing the design brief BSBDES502 Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief MSFID5003 Evaluate site for interior design brief MSFID5002 Develop a decoration proposal for a complex site Module 16: Heritage and restoration works CPCCBC4037A Prepare drawings for heritage works MSFID5015 Decorate interiors for restoration projects Module 17: Making lighting recommendations MSFID4008 Assess interior light and recommend light fittings Module 18: Presenting your creative work CUVPRP503A Present a body of own creative work Requirements Education This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit can be granted towards this qualification for relevant units from the MSF40113 Certificate IV Interior Decoration. Minimum age You will need to be at least 18 years old English This course requires learners to read online learner modules, undertake a range of task-driven assessments and engage in online discussions. Consequently, learners need to have an effective command of written and spoken English. As a guide we recommend that learners currently or have previously: Been employed in a workplace for at least one year, where they predominantly use English language in verbal and written communications and/or; Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/or; Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/or; Have achieved an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination score of 5.5 during the past three years and/or; Have achieved an overall pass score on our free Open Colleges Learning, Literacy and Numeracy tool available on our website for a Diploma. Computing You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are: All users: Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent Broadband internet connection 2GB of RAM CD-ROM or DVD drive Adobe Reader XI or equivalent Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher. Access to printer and associated software Access to scanner and associated software Digital imaging software File compression software. Windows users: Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Mac OS users: Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Equipment and tools You will require a student art kit which is comprised of: Gouache paints introductory set 12-well palette Brush bundle pack A3 white cartridge pad A3 black cartridge pad Scale ruler and set squares 30⁰ and 45⁰ A4 tracing paper pad Coloured pencil set Graphite sketch set A3 foam core board A3 visual diary Drafting pen set Colour wheel Eraser and pencil sharpener Your workstation for this Diploma: It is essential that you have access to a specific place where you undertake your assessment activities. The work area should be designed as a home office or design studio. You will be asked to submit photographic evidence of your simulated workplace facility prior to assessment in Module 2. The simulated workplace facility may include tools, equipment and resources including: Workstation/layout table and drawing board (MDF board with set squares and T-Square as a minimum) Ergonomic chair Bookshelves Filing system Desk lamp Computer (see computer requirements above) Internet access (see computer requirements above) Storage for drawing equipment You will also need access to the following: A4–A3 printer or photocopier High resolution colour printer High resolution, large format scanner Textile, tile, flooring and paint samples Mounting boards Pencils: HB, 2B and eraser Materials, tools and equipment to make scale models such as a Stanley knife, metal ruler, cutting mat, craft glue, double-sided tape, masking tape and pins. Textbooks You will need access to the following textbooks to complete the learning activities in this course: Interior Design Illustrated, Ching, Frank, ISBN 978-1-118-09071-8 Interior Design – Visual Presentation, Mitton, Maureen, ISBN 978-0-470-61902-5 Skills To successfully complete this course, you will require basic computing skills. This includes: Creating, saving and editing Microsoft Office documents Accessing and searching the internet Downloading and saving documents from websites Uploading documents through websites Participating in online discussions Connecting digital cameras and downloading and storing images and audio files Connecting digital video devices and downloading and storing videos Compressing image files. Language, Literacy and Numeracy Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study this course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies. Industry Connections Endorsement This course is endorsed by: Special Offers Start learning for less. Our payment options could help you make considerable savings on the cost of this course. Enrolment and Fees Pay AUD100.00 to get started with your course. [-]

Diploma of Leadership and Management

Online Full time 18 months January 2017 Australia Australia Online

When you are planning on a management career, an understanding of the leadership process will form the foundation to build your management skills. You need to be able to effectively manage others to perform at their best while focusing on the growth of a business. [+]

Diploma of Leadership and Management Course Description When you are planning on a management career, an understanding of the leadership process will form the foundation to build your management skills. You need to be able to effectively manage others to perform at their best while focusing on the growth of a business. This course can turn your management experience into a formal qualification, or it can up-skill you to get further ahead in your career. The BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management is a nationally recognised qualification, as delivered through the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Our trainers are industry professionals who are there to impart their expert knowledge to you, whether you’re just starting out, or currently working as an existing manager of a medium or large business. This course will train you to develop a project plan, manage budgets and seek opportunities for further business improvement. You will gain knowledge on how to liaise with stakeholders and ensure team effectiveness. This diploma also addresses the multiple challenges faced by managers in today's rapidly changing business environment and provides solutions and strategies to work under various business conditions. If you are currently employed or engaged in other commitments, that is no barrier to study. This course is fully flexible with no assessment due dates or classes to attend. Structure your learning around your current commitments and take the next step in your business management career. Potential career outcomes Branch Manager Business Manager Department Manager Operations Manager Production Manager Retail Manager Store Manager Team Leader Disclaimer The Course Material provided by Open Colleges Pty Ltd is based on the legislative framework provided and maintained by the Australian Government. Any reference to legislation, Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and guidelines for industry will be based on the use of the appropriate Australian legislative framework. Course Details Course number E1070IN Qualification name BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management Course duration Maximum 18 months Delivery Method Online Recognition Nationally Recognised Assessments Case Studies, Demonstrations, Portfolio of Evidence, Presentations, Projects, Questions, Written Reports Fee for service option awarded by Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796) Subjects Module 1 BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace Module 2 BSBPMG522 Undertake project work Module 3 BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans Module 4 BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service Module 5 BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement Module 6 BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff Module 7 BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness Module 8 BSBMGT502 Manage people performance Module 9 BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence Module 10 BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan Module 11 BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships Module 12 BSBLED501 Develop a workplace learning environment Requirements Education There are no formal education entry requirements for this course. Minimum age You will need to be at least 18 years old English This course requires learners to read online learner modules, undertake a range of task-driven assessments and engage in online discussions. Consequently, learners need to have an effective command of written and spoken English. As a guide we recommend that learners currently or have previously: Been employed in a workplace for at least one year, where they predominantly use English language in verbal and written communications and/or; Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/or; Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/or; Have achieved an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination score of 5.5 during the past three years and/or; Have achieved an overall pass score on our free Open Colleges Learning, Literacy and Numeracy tool available on our website for a Diploma. Computing You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are: All users: Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent Broadband internet connection 2GB of RAM CD-ROM or DVD drive Adobe Reader XI or equivalent Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher. Access to printer and associated software Access to scanner and associated software Digital imaging software File compression software. Windows users: Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Mac OS users: Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Language, Literacy and Numeracy Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study this course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies. Special Offers Start learning for less. Our payment options could help you make considerable savings on the cost of this course. Enrolment and Fees Pay AUD100.00 to get started with your course. [-]

Diploma of Project Management

Online Full time 24 months January 2017 Australia Australia Online

This course will teach you the theoretical knowledge to effectively project-manage different types of ventures. You’ll learn a range of specialised, technical and managerial competencies, giving you the ability to develop leadership skills and achieve project objectives. [+]

Diploma of Project Management This course will teach you the theoretical knowledge to effectively project-manage different types of ventures. You’ll learn a range of specialised, technical and managerial competencies, giving you the ability to develop leadership skills and achieve project objectives. Course Description This diploma has been designed to teach you how to apply project management skills in a variety of workplace contexts. You’ll undertake a selection of units selected to meet current industry demands, which will equip you with the skills to procure new business projects and manage others. Project managers oversee a business venture, project or strategy, usually from inception to conclusion. They provide guidance and maintain the progress of various stakeholders in order to reduce risk, maximise benefit, and maintain budgets and costings as directed in the planning phase. As this is an advanced course, it would be suitable for you if you currently work in an environment that allows you to be involved in project management, or if you have some relevant industry experience or prior study in business. You’ll learn how to initiate, plan, execute and evaluate your own work, as well as the work of others. Disclaimer The Course Material provided by Open Colleges Pty Ltd is based on the legislative framework provided and maintained by the Australian Government. Any reference to legislation, Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and guidelines for industry will be based on the use of the appropriate Australian legislative framework. Course Details Course number E1076IN Qualification name BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management Course duration Maximum 24 months Delivery Method Online Recognition Nationally Recognised Assessments Case Studies, Portfolio of Evidence, Projects, Written Reports Fee for service option awarded by Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796) Subjects Module 1: Defining the project BSBPMG511 Manage project scope BSBPMG512 Manage project time BSBPMG519 Manage project stakeholder engagement Module 2: Estimating project resources BSBPMG514 Manage project cost BSBPMG515 Manage project human resources BSBPMG518 Manage project procurement Module 3: Managing project quality and performance BSBPMG513 Manage project quality BSBPMG516 Manage project information and communication BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Module 4: Managing project risk and integration BSBPMG517 Manage project risk BSBPMG521 Manage project integration BSBPMG520 Manage project governance Requirements Education There are no formal education entry requirements for this course. Minimum age You will need to be at least 18 years old English This course requires learners to read online learner modules, undertake a range of task-driven assessments and engage in online discussions. Consequently, learners need to have an effective command of written and spoken English. As a guide we recommend that learners currently or have previously: Been employed in a workplace for at least one year, where they predominantly use English language in verbal and written communications and/or; Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/ or; Have achieved an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination score of 5.5 during the past three years and/or; Have achieved an overall pass score on our free Open Colleges Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool available on our website for a Diploma. Computing You will need access to a computer and the internet and you must have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are: Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent Broadband internet connection 2GB of RAM CD-ROM or DVD drive Adobe Reader XI or equivalent Access to software such as Microsoft Excel for producing GANTT charts, or software such as @task, FastTrack Schedule 9, Primavera P6, ZOHO Projects, Microsoft Project You will also need access to a phone, printer, photocopier and scanner Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher. Mac OS users: Mac OS X v 10.5 or higher (Mac OS X v 10.6 or higher is recommended) 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster Intel processor (2GHz or faster recommended). Windows users: Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 or higher is recommended) 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor (2GHz or faster recommended) Equipment You will need access to: A digital video recording device and/or a digital camera and associated software to save and upload video, image and audio files to OpenSpace. Many mobile phones and smart phones include this technology. Software to view online videos and images. Software such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer etc. are available as a free download from the internet. Physical You will be required to operate office equipment and resources including telephone, photocopier, scanner and printer in a safe environment that includes an ergonomically sound computer workstation. Language, Literacy and Numeracy Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study this course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies. Special Offers Start learning for less. Our payment options could help you make considerable savings on the cost of this course. Enrolment and Fees Pay AUD100.00 to get started with your course. [-]

Certificate

Certificate III in Business

Online Full time 18 months January 2017 Australia Australia Online

The course has been designed by industry professionals to help you succeed in the business world by developing skills like customer service, financial processing and resources coordination. [+]

Certificate III in Business The course has been designed by industry professionals to help you succeed in the business world by developing skills like customer service, financial processing and resources coordination. Course Description This BSB30115 Certificate III in Business course will help you to develop skills in customer service, financial processes and resources coordination. You will also learn to create documents, spreadsheets and presentations, as well as how to organise your work priorities and identify opportunities for personal development. This program will prepare you for such roles as customer service advisor, data entry operator, general clerk or payroll officer. Potential career outcomes Administration officer/clerk Customer Service Advisor Data Entry Operator General Clerk Personal Assistant Receptionist Disclaimer The Course Material provided by Open Colleges Pty Ltd is based on the legislative framework provided and maintained by the Australian Government. Any reference to legislation, Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and guidelines for industry will be based on the use of the appropriate Australian legislative framework. Course Details Course number E1056IN Qualification name BSB30115 Certificate III in Business Course duration Maximum 18 months Delivery Method Online Recognition Nationally Recognised Assessments Case Studies, Portfolio of Evidence, Questions, Written Reports Fee for service option awarded by Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796) Subjects Open Colleges may make changes to the course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or other regulatory requirements. Please download the course guide for current information about the course and its status. Module 1 BSBWRT301 Write simple documents Module 2 BSBITU303 Design and produce text documents Module 3 BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers Module 4 BSBCMM301 Process customer complaints Module 5 BSBINM301 Organise workplace information Module 6 BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development Module 7 BSBWHS302 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace Module 8 BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Module 9 BSBITU302 Create electronic presentations Module 10 BSBADM311 Maintain business resources Module 11 BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets Module 12 BSBFIA301 Maintain financial records Requirements Minimum age You will need to be at least 18 years old English This course requires learners to read online learner modules, undertake a range of task-driven assessments and engage in online discussions. Consequently, learners need to have an effective command of written and spoken English. As a guide we recommend that learners currently or have previously: Been employed in a workplace for at least one year, where they predominantly use English language in verbal and written communications and/or; Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/ or; Have achieved an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination score of 5.5 during the past three years and/or; Have achieved an overall pass score on our free Open Colleges Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool available on our website for a Certificate III. Computing You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are: All users: Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent Broadband internet connection 2GB of RAM CD-ROM or DVD drive Adobe Reader XI or equivalent Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher. Access to printer and associated software Access to scanner and associated software Digital imaging software File compression software. Windows users: Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Mac OS users: Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Other requirements Office equipment and resources including telephone, photocopier, scanner and printer. Skills To successfully complete this course, you will require basic computing skills. This includes: Creating, saving and editing Microsoft Office documents Accessing and searching the internet Downloading and saving documents from websites Uploading documents through websites Participating in online discussions Connecting digital cameras and downloading and storing images and audio files Connecting digital video devices and downloading and storing videos Compressing image files. Additional A minimum of two participants are required for the video assessments. Language, Literacy and Numeracy Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study this course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies. Special Offers Start learning for less. Our payment options could help you make considerable savings on the cost of this course. Enrolment and Fees Pay AUD100.00 to get started with your course. [-]

Certificate III in Business Administration

Online Full time 18 months January 2017 Australia Australia Online

Studying business administration is about getting solid skills in a wide range of areas. This course is perfect for those who want to gain employment in an office or business. This comprehensive and detailed course would also be useful for people whose current job... [+]

Certificate III in Business Administration The course has been designed by industry professionals to help you succeed in the business world by developing skills like customer service, financial processing and resources coordination. Course Description Studying business administration is about getting solid skills in a wide range of areas. This course is perfect for those who want to gain employment in an office or business. This comprehensive and detailed course would also be useful for people whose current job involves business administration who feel that they need some formal training and advice in key process areas. The BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration teaches you office skills such as handling payroll, keyboard and computer functions, organising schedules, creating presentations, spreadsheets, and so much more. This course will give you more confidence in a wide area of business applications, particularly if it has been some time since you worked in a similar role. Potential business employers like to see that you have an analytical mind and attention to detail; this course allows you to practice those skills and gives you the practical ability to use many office programs currently in commercial use. The course also teaches you how to proofread documents and deal with Work Health and Safety (WHS) issues, amongst many other useful subject modules. An online course is a great way to get ahead in the business world and to start on an interesting and potentially lucrative career path. Potential career outcomes Accounts Payable Clerk Accounts Receivable Clerk Administration Assistant Clerical Worker Information Desk Clerk Office Junior Personal Assistant Receptionist Disclaimer The Course Material provided by Open Colleges Pty Ltd is based on the legislative framework provided and maintained by the Australian Government. Any reference to legislation, Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and guidelines for industry will be based on the use of the appropriate Australian legislative framework. Course Details Course number E1061IN Qualification name BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration Course duration Maximum 18 months Delivery Method Online Recognition Nationally Recognised Assessments Case Studies, Demonstrations, Portfolio of Evidence, Presentations, Questions, Written Reports Fee for service option awarded by Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796) Subjects Open Colleges may make changes to the course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or other regulatory requirements. Please download the course guide for current information about the course and its status. Module 1 BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy Module 2 BSBWRT301 Write simple documents Module 3 BSBITU303 Design and produce text documents Module 4 BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers Module 5 BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of others Module 6 BSBITU302 Create electronic presentations Module 7 BSBADM307 Organise schedules Module 8 BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development Module 9 BSBADM311 Maintain business resources Module 10 BSBFIA302 Process payroll Module 11 BSBFIA303 Process accounts payable and receivable Module 12 BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets Module 13 BSBINM301 Organise workplace information Requirements Education There are no formal education entry requirements for this course. Minimum age You will need to be at least 18 years old English This course requires learners to read online learner modules, undertake a range of task-driven assessments and engage in online discussions. Consequently, learners need to have an effective command of written and spoken English. As a guide we recommend that learners currently or have previously: Been employed in a workplace for at least one year, where they predominantly use English language in verbal and written communications and/or; Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/ or; Have achieved an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination score of 5.5 during the past three years and/or; Have achieved an overall pass score on our free Open Colleges Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool available on our website for a Certificate III. Computing You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are: All users: Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent Broadband internet connection 2GB of RAM CD-ROM or DVD drive Adobe Reader XI or equivalent Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher. Access to printer and associated software Access to scanner and associated software Digital imaging software File compression software. Windows users: Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Mac OS users: Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Equipment You will need access to: A digital video recording device and/or a digital camera and associated software to save and upload video, image and audio files to OpenSpace. Many mobile phones and smart phones include this technology. Software to view online videos and images. Software such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer etc. are available as a free download from the internet. Language, Literacy and Numeracy Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study this course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies. Special Offers Start learning for less. Our payment options could help you make considerable savings on the cost of this course. Enrolment and Fees Pay AUD100.00 to get started with your course. [-]

Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology

Online Full time 12 months January 2017 Australia Australia Online

After learning how to use computer operating systems and hardware, you'll develop skills in the use of various software applications and gain an understanding of how to work effectively in an IT environment. [+]

Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology This nationally recognised certificate provides foundation computing skills and could be your pathway into an entry level technology job. Course Description After learning how to use computer operating systems and hardware, you'll develop skills in the use of various software applications and gain an understanding of how to work effectively in an IT environment. You will also explore the use of different social media tools and digital imaging techniques. With job openings for ICT support staff expected to grow at an above-average rate (according to Job Outlook), the ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology could be your pathway to an entry-level role within a small to medium sized organisation. Potential career outcomes Junior Office Support Office Assistant Records Assistant Disclaimer The Course Material provided by Open Colleges Pty Ltd is based on the legislative framework provided and maintained by the Australian Government. Any reference to legislation, Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and guidelines for industry will be based on the use of the appropriate Australian legislative framework. Course Details Course number E1119IN Qualification name ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology Course duration Maximum 12 months Delivery Method Online Recognition Nationally Recognised Assessments Projects, Short-Answer Questions Fee for service option awarded by Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796) Subjects Open Colleges may make changes to the course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or other regulatory requirements. Please download the course guide for current information about the course and its status. Module 1 ICTICT201 Use computer operating systems and hardware Module 2 ICTICT203 Operate application software packages Module 3 BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others Module 4 BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Module 5 ICTICT205 Design basic organisational documents using computing packages Module 6 ICTICT202 Work and communicate effectively in an IT environment Module 7 ICTICT206 Install software applications Module 8 ICTSAS206 Detect and protect from spam and destructive software Module 9 ICTICT204 Operate a digital media technology package Module 10 ICPDMT321 Capture a digital image Module 11 CUADIG303 Produce and prepare photo images Module 12 ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement Module 13 ICTICT207 Integrate commercial computing packages Module 14 ICTICT210 Operate database applications Requirements Minimum age You will need to be at least 18 years old Computing You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are: All users: Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent Broadband internet connection 2GB of RAM CD-ROM or DVD drive Adobe Reader XI or equivalent Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher. Access to printer and associated software Access to scanner and associated software Digital imaging software File compression software. Windows users: Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Mac OS users: Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Equipment You will need access to: A digital video recording device and/or a digital camera and associated software to save and upload video, image and audio files to OpenSpace. Many mobile phones and smart phones include this technology. Software to view online videos and images. Software such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer etc. are available as a free download from the internet. Other requirements Office equipment and resources including telephone, photocopier, scanner and printer. Skills To successfully complete this course, you will require basic computing skills. This includes: Creating, saving and editing Microsoft Office documents Accessing and searching the internet Downloading and saving documents from websites Uploading documents through websites Participating in online discussions Connecting digital cameras and downloading and storing images and audio files Connecting digital video devices and downloading and storing videos Compressing image files. Language, Literacy and Numeracy Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study this course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies. Special Offers Start learning for less. Our payment options could help you make considerable savings on the cost of this course. Enrolment and Fees Pay AUD100.00 to get started with your course. [-]

Certificate in Digital Photography

Online Full time 12 months January 2017 Australia Australia Online

This comprehensive online digital photography course has been developed in consultation with industry experts, and is delivered by Australia’s leader in online education, Open Colleges. [+]

Certificate in Digital Photography Upgrade your skills or pursue a path to a career in photography with this cutting edge, industry developed online digital photography course. Study online at a pace that works for you. Course Description This comprehensive online digital photography course has been developed in consultation with industry experts, and is delivered by Australia’s leader in online education, Open Colleges. You’ll learn to use specialist programs currently in use in the industry and receive the latest, most modern digital materials that will cover new, necessary skills to create a compelling portfolio or for publication through social media. Learn the tricks and tools that will allow you to reach your audience and get your name “out there”. If you’re a creative person who wants to enhance the professionalism of your photographs, the Certificate in Digital Photography will allow you to gain the skills you want in the most flexible and accessible way. Use this course to begin a journey into the world of photography or to enhance your creative skill set. Equipped with a Digital SLR camera, you can start on the path to a career in photography by learning digital imaging skills that will make your photos stand out. Shape your imagination and discover your true potential. This comprehensive course will teach you specialist skills in camera use and operation, image editing using Adobe Lightroom and file management. You'll learn about the different styles of photography, including street photography, landscapes and portraits. This course will also teach you how to publish your images and how to create a folio. In the final modules you'll learn about optimising lighting and what steps to take next in your career or study journey. Lots of the course material is in video format – with practical, easily digestible topics. This video content has been created in-house by expert professional photographers, who are there to guide through every step on the way. The Certificate in Digital Photography could provide a pathway to a career in photography or simply to give you the skills to create and share stunning images. Disclaimer The Course Material provided by Open Colleges Pty Ltd is based on the legislative framework provided and maintained by the Australian Government. Any reference to legislation, Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and guidelines for industry will be based on the use of the appropriate Australian legislative framework. Course Details Course number E0161IN Qualification name Certificate in Digital Photography Course duration Maximum 12 months Delivery Method Online Assessments Portfolio, Practical Assessments, Quizzes Fee for service option awarded by Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796) Subjects Open Colleges may make changes to the course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or other regulatory requirements. Please download the course guide for current information about the course and its status. Module 1: Shoot and share (part 1) Automatic mode Module 2: Shoot and share (part 2) Semi-automatic modes Module 3: Be in control (part 1) Program mode Module 4: Be in control (part 2) Manual mode Module 5: Master outdoor shooting (part 1) Photo-journalism and street photography Module 6: Master outdoor shooting (part 2) Family activities and sport Module 7: Master indoor shooting (part 1) Interiors, products, food and macro Module 8: Master indoor shooting (part 2) Night events and special occasions Module 9: Focus on portraits Portraits: colour and black and white Module 10: Focus on weddings Weddings: colour and black and white Module 11: What’s next (part 1) Creating your portfolio Module 12: What’s next (part 2) Promoting your work Requirements Minimum age You will need to be at least 18 years old English This course requires you to read online learner modules, undertake a range of task-driven assessments and engage in online discussions. Consequently, you will need to have an effective command of written and spoken English. As a guide we recommend that you currently or have previously: been employed in a workplace for at least one year, where English is the main language used in verbal and written communications OR have successfully completed one year of study taught in English OR have achieved an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination score of 5.5 during the past three years OR have achieved an overall pass score on our free OC LLN tool available on our website at a Certificate level. Computing Hardware and software requirements: All users: Microsoft Office 2013 or equivalent Broadband Internet Connection 4GB of Ram (recommended for use with Adobe suite) Adobe Reader XI or equivalent Windows: Microsoft Windows 7 or higher recommended 2 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor (4GHz or faster recommended) Mac OS: Mac OS X v 10.6 or higher recommended 2 gigahertz (GHz) or faster Intel processor (4GHz or faster recommended) You will also need access to Macromedia Flash player and you are advised to have access to Skype and sufficient internet bandwidth to view online videos, such as those available from YouTube. You will need access to software to view online videos and images, such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer, which are available as a download from the internet. Equipment You will require access to a DSLR Camera with either a zoom lens or interchangeable lenses and camera software. You may choose to use a tripod; however, this is not essential. You might also choose to hire specialised lighting and/or studio equipment to take superior quality photographs for their portfolio. Skills To successfully complete this course, you will need to have proficient computing skills. This includes the ability to: Use the computer, mouse and keyboard with proficiency, save files and search the Internet. Attach and use peripheral devices such as scanners, digital cameras, media storage (e.g., flash drive for photo storage). Save a compressed file (.zip) Save a PDF File Navigate the Internet to specific websites Open Colleges will advise you of these requirements and will rely on your declaration that you have these basic skills. Additional Adobe Creative Cloud You will require the use of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom software. If you do not have already access to Lightroom, Open Colleges recommends that you subscribe to the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan which will provide all software, technical support and training material for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Pinterest You will be required to create a social media account on Pinterest to display and share your work with other students. This account is free. Facebook Towards the end of the course, you will be required to create a Facebook page to promote your work. This is free of charge Language, Literacy and Numeracy Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study this course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies. Extra Benefits Those who enrol in the Certificate in Digital Photography will get access to all the online learning materials, including our in-house instructional videos, discussion forums where you can interact with your trainer and other students, and additional photography readings and resources. Special Offers Start learning for less. Our payment options could help you make considerable savings on the cost of this course. Enrolment and Fees Pay AUD100.00 to get started with your course. [-]

Certificate IV Business Administration

Online Full time 18 months January 2017 Australia Australia Online

Open Colleges' BSB40515 Certificate IV Business Administration is a nationally recognised qualification that provides you with valuable preparation for office administration and project assistant roles. [+]

Certificate IV Business Administration The next step up for the career administrator, this course provides high-level administration skills to efficiently manage office professionals. Course Description Open Colleges' BSB40515 Certificate IV Business Administration is a nationally recognised qualification that provides you with valuable preparation for office administration and project assistant roles. Among other administrative skills, you will learn how to organise business travel, arrange meetings, coordinate business resources and implement environmentally sustainable workplace practices. You will also develop your ability to solve problems and learn to analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. Successful completion of the course will create a pathway to further business studies should you wish to continue your education. Potential career outcomes Accounts Supervisor Executive Assistant Office Administrator Program Coordinator Project Administrator Disclaimer The Course Material provided by Open Colleges Pty Ltd is based on the legislative framework provided and maintained by the Australian Government. Any reference to legislation, Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and guidelines for industry will be based on the use of the appropriate Australian legislative framework. Course Details Course number E1063IN Qualification name BSB40515 Certificate IV Business Administration Course duration Maximum 18 months Delivery Method Online Recognition Nationally Recognised Assessments Case Studies, Portfolio of Evidence, Projects, Questions, Written Reports Fee for service option awarded by Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796) Subjects Open Colleges may make changes to the course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or other regulatory requirements. Please download the course guide for current information about the course and its status. Module 1 BSBADM406 Organise business travel Module 2 BSBADM405 Organise meetings Module 3 BSBADM407 Administer projects Module 4 BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources Module 5 BSBSUS301 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices Module 6 BSBINM401 Implement workplace information systems Module 7 BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets Module 8 BSBWRT401 Write complex documents Module 9 BSBFIA402 Report on financial activity Module 10 BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports Requirements Education There are no formal education entry requirements for this course. Minimum age You will need to be at least 18 years old English This course requires learners to read online learner modules, undertake a range of task-driven assessments and engage in online discussions. Consequently, learners need to have an effective command of written and spoken English. As a guide we recommend that learners currently or have previously: Been employed in a workplace for at least one year, where they predominantly use English language in verbal and written communications and/or; Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/ or; Have achieved an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination score of 5.5 during the past three years and/or; Have achieved an overall pass score on our free Open Colleges Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool available on our website for a Certificate IV. Computing You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are: All users: Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent Broadband internet connection 2GB of RAM CD-ROM or DVD drive Adobe Reader XI or equivalent Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher. Access to printer and associated software Access to scanner and associated software Digital imaging software File compression software. Windows users: Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Mac OS users: Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Equipment You will need access to a digital video recording device and/or a digital camera and associated software to save and upload video, audio and image files to OpenSpace. Many mobile phones and smart phones include this technology. You will also need access to software to view online videos and images. Software such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer etc are available as a download from the internet. Some assessments include a component for students to record a video. The requirements for these videos vary, depending on the assessment. If you are unable to conduct these in the workplace, if this is a requirement of the assessment, you have the option of engaging with friends, family and other students to record this via other means, such as Skype. Language, Literacy and Numeracy Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study this course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies. Special Offers Start learning for less. Our payment options could help you make considerable savings on the cost of this course. Enrolment and Fees Pay AUD100.00 to get started with your course. [-]

Certificate IV in Business

Online Full time 24 months January 2017 Australia Australia Online

Become indispensable around the office with the nationally recognised BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business. Throughout this course you'll learn how to conduct market research and support the marketing activities of a business. [+]

Certificate IV in Business The course will prepare you with a range of business skills necessary to be successful in a number of business environments. Course Description Become indispensable around the office with the nationally recognised BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business. Throughout this course you'll learn how to conduct market research and support the marketing activities of a business. You'll also polish up your presentation skills and develop valuable human resources experience to help turn you into business all-rounder. This course also includes important knowledge on delivering exceptional customer service. The BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business is perfect for those who are looking for a recognised business qualification and want to get their foot in the door of a corporate career. Potential career outcomes Customer Service Advisor Supervisor Team Leader Disclaimer The Course Material provided by Open Colleges Pty Ltd is based on the legislative framework provided and maintained by the Australian Government. Any reference to legislation, Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and guidelines for industry will be based on the use of the appropriate Australian legislative framework. Course Details Course number E1129IN Qualification name BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business Course duration Maximum 24 months Delivery Method Online Recognition Nationally Recognised Assessments Case Studies, Portfolio of Evidence, Questions, Written Reports Fee for service option awarded by Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796) Subjects Open Colleges may make changes to the course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or other regulatory requirements. Please download the course guide for current information about the course and its status. Module 1 BSBMKG413 Promote products and services Module 2 BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information Module 3 BSBWRT401 Write complex documents Module 4 BSBCMM401 Make a presentation Module 5 BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources Module 6 BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff Module 7 BSBLDR404 Lead a diverse workforce Module 8 BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures, and programs to meet legislative requirements Module 9 BSBFIA301 Maintain financial records Module 10 BSBCUS401 Coordinate implementation of customer service Requirements Minimum age You will need to be at least 18 years old English This course requires learners to read online learner modules, undertake a range of task-driven assessments and engage in online discussions. Consequently, learners need to have an effective command of written and spoken English. As a guide we recommend that learners currently or have previously: Been employed in a workplace for at least one year, where they predominantly use English language in verbal and written communications and/or; Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/ or; Have achieved an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination score of 5.5 during the past three years and/or; Have achieved an overall pass score on our free Open Colleges Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool available on our website for a Certificate IV. Computing You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are: All users: Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent Broadband internet connection 2GB of RAM CD-ROM or DVD drive Adobe Reader XI or equivalent Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher. Access to printer and associated software Access to scanner and associated software Digital imaging software File compression software. Windows users: Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Mac OS users: Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Equipment You will need access to: A digital video recording device and/or a digital camera and associated software to save and upload video, image and audio files to OpenSpace. Many mobile phones and smart phones include this technology. Software to view online videos and images. Software such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer etc. are available as a free download from the internet. Skills To successfully complete this course, you will require basic computing skills. This includes: Creating, saving and editing Microsoft Office documents Accessing and searching the internet Downloading and saving documents from websites Uploading documents through websites Participating in online discussions Connecting digital cameras and downloading and storing images and audio files Connecting digital video devices and downloading and storing videos Compressing image files. Physical You will be required to operate office equipment and resources including telephone, photocopier, scanner and printer in a safe environment that includes an ergonomically sound computer workstation. Additional A minimum of two participants are required for the video assessments. Language, Literacy and Numeracy Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study this course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies. Special Offers Start learning for less. Our payment options could help you make considerable savings on the cost of this course. Enrolment and Fees Pay AUD100.00 to get started with your course. [-]

Certificate IV in Human Resources

Online Full time 18 months January 2017 Australia Australia Online

The Open Colleges BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources course is a nationally recognised qualification that will prepare you for numerous support positions in human resources management across large, medium or small businesses. [+]

Certificate IV in Human Resources Learn to select, recruit and induct staff into an organisation, support performance management practices, and about industrial relations procedures. Course Description Open the door to a career in human resources The Open Colleges BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources course is a nationally recognised qualification that will prepare you for numerous support positions in human resources management across large, medium or small businesses. You will develop industry-specific skills relevant to staff recruitment, performance management and industrial relations. Throughout this online course you'll also learn about how to establish effective workplace relationships, conduct research and analysis and understand workplace health and safety. Elective choices After completing the core units, you'll have the choice to select a wide range of specialist electives. Tailor your studies with topics that appeal to you, including: Project skills Staff and team development Recruitment management Payroll support Potential career outcomes Human Resources Administrator Human Resources Assistant Human Resources Coordinator Human Resources Officer Disclaimer The Course Material provided by Open Colleges Pty Ltd is based on the legislative framework provided and maintained by the Australian Government. Any reference to legislation, Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and guidelines for industry will be based on the use of the appropriate Australian legislative framework. Course Details Course number E1068IN Qualification name BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources Course duration Maximum 18 months Delivery Method Online Recognition Nationally Recognised Assessments Case Studies, Demonstrations, Portfolio of Evidence, Questions, Written Reports Fee for service option awarded by Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796) Subjects Module 1 BSBHRM404 Review humans resource functions Module 2 BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships Module 3 BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff Module 4 BSBHRM403 Support performance management processes Module 5 BSBWRK411 Support employee and industrial relations procedures Module 6 BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures, and programs to meet legislative requirements Module 7 BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information Module 8 BSBWRT401 Write complex documents Module 910 Modules 9 and 10: Electives (choose from two of the following) BSBPMG522 Undertake project work Define project Develop project plan Administer and monitor project Finalise project Review project TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction Organise instruction and demonstration Conduct instruction and demonstration Check training performance Review personal training performance and finalise documentation BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals Determine development needs Develop individuals and teams Monitor and evaluate workplace learning BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes Develop recruitment, selection and induction policies and procedures Recruit and select staff Manage staff induction BSBFIA302 Process payroll Record payroll data Prepare payroll Handle payroll enquiries Requirements Education There are no formal education entry requirements for this course. Minimum age You will need to be at least 18 years old English This course requires learners to read online learner modules, undertake a range of task-driven assessments and engage in online discussions. Consequently, learners need to have an effective command of written and spoken English. As a guide we recommend that learners currently or have previously: Been employed in a workplace for at least one year, where they predominantly use English language in verbal and written communications and/or; Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/ or; Have achieved an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination score of 5.5 during the past three years and/or; Have achieved an overall pass score on our free Open Colleges Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool available on our website for a Certificate IV. Computing You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are: All users: Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent Broadband internet connection 2GB of RAM CD-ROM or DVD drive Adobe Reader XI or equivalent Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher. Access to printer and associated software Access to scanner and associated software Digital imaging software File compression software. Windows users: Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Mac OS users: Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Equipment You will need access to a digital video recording device and/or a digital camera and associated software to save and upload video, audio and image files to OpenSpace. Many mobile phones and smart phones include this technology. You will also need access to software to view online videos and images. Software such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer etc are available as a download from the internet. Some assessments include a component for students to record a video. The requirements for these videos vary, depending on the assessment. If you are unable to conduct these in the workplace, if this is a requirement of the assessment, you have the option of engaging with friends, family and other students to record this via other means, such as Skype. Language, Literacy and Numeracy Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study this course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies. Special Offers Start learning for less. Our payment options could help you make considerable savings on the cost of this course. Enrolment and Fees Pay AUD100.00 to get started with your course. [-]

Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Online Full time 18 months January 2017 Australia Australia Online

A nationally recognised qualification, the BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management will train you to monitor health and safety, implement an operational plan, manage projects, promote team effectiveness and show leadership in the workplace. [+]

Certificate IV in Leadership and Management The BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management is ideal if you are new to a supervisory or management role and need to build your leadership skills. Course Description A nationally recognised qualification, the BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management will train you to monitor health and safety, implement an operational plan, manage projects, promote team effectiveness and show leadership in the workplace. Potential career outcomes Coordinator Frontline Sales Manager Line Manager Production Manager Sales Team Manager Supervisor Team Leader Disclaimer The Course Material provided by Open Colleges Pty Ltd is based on the legislative framework provided and maintained by the Australian Government. Any reference to legislation, Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and guidelines for industry will be based on the use of the appropriate Australian legislative framework. Course Details Course number E1057IN Qualification name BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management Course duration Maximum 18 months Delivery Method Online Recognition Nationally Recognised Assessments Case Studies, Demonstrations, Portfolio of Evidence, Presentations, Projects, Questions, Written Reports Fee for service option awarded by Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796) Subjects Module 1 BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace Module 2 BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness Module 3 BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment Module 4 BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures, and programs to meet legislative requirements Module 5 BSBMGT402 Implement operational plan Module 6 BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement Module 7 BSBCUS403 Implement customer service standards Module 8 BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities Module 9 BSBPMG522 Undertake project work Module 10 BSBINM401 Implement workplace information system Module 11 BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships Module 12 BSBLDR401 Communicate effectively as a workplace leader Requirements Education There are no formal education entry requirements for this course. Minimum age You will need to be at least 18 years old Language, Literacy and Numeracy Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study this course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies. Special Offers Start learning for less. Our payment options could help you make considerable savings on the cost of this course. Enrolment and Fees Pay AUD100.00 to get started with your course. [-]

Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication (specializing in Digital Marketing)

Online Full time 24 months January 2017 Australia Australia Online

If you are looking to break into the dynamic world of digital marketing, this course is for you. We partnered with the best experts in the industry to design a course that teaches you how to get started in the fast paced world of online marketing. [+]

Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication (specializing in Digital Marketing) This entry level certificate could be your ticket to the fast-paced world of digital marketing. Course Description If you are looking to break into the dynamic world of digital marketing, this course is for you. We partnered with the best experts in the industry to design a course that teaches you how to get started in the fast paced world of online marketing. You’ll learn: Digital marketing channels: paid and organic search (SEM & SEO), display, email & mobile Social media marketing Foundations of User Experience (UX) Customer segmentation Consumer behaviour Data analytics After this course you’ll be able to develop a fully integrated digital marketing plan, which will demonstrate your expertise to potential employers. Potential career outcomes Digital Marketing Assistant Digital Marketing Coordinator Marketing and Communications Coordinator Disclaimer The Course Material provided by Open Colleges Pty Ltd is based on the legislative framework provided and maintained by the Australian Government. Any reference to legislation, Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and guidelines for industry will be based on the use of the appropriate Australian legislative framework. Course Details Course number E1131IN Qualification name BSB42415 Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication (specialising in Digital Marketing) Course duration Maximum 24 months Delivery Method Online Recognition Nationally Recognised Assessments Case Studies, Demonstrations, Knowledge tests, Presentations Fee for service option awarded by Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796) Subjects Module 1: Introduction to digital marketing You'll get an introduction to the digital marketing sector and learn about the new technologies and future trends affecting the industry BSBMKG418 Develop and apply knowledge of marketing communication industry Module 2: Digital disruption The marketing environment is rapidly changing - this module will teach you about innovation and managing change BSBMKG417 Apply marketing communication across a convergent industry Module 3: Digital relationship management Practice your 'pitch' and develop presentation skills for dealing with clients or other stakeholders in the marketing industry BSBMGT407 Apply digital solutions to work processes BSBCRT401 Articulate, present and debate ideas BSBCMM401 Make a presentation Module 4: Marketplace analysis and customer segmentation We'll show you how to research the marketplace, analyse the results and develop segmentation strategies based on customer needs BSBMKG408 Conduct market research BSBMKG401 Profile the market Module 5: Customer behaviour insight development Understanding how to identify your customers and the buyer decision process is critical. You'll also learn how to develop insights based on market research BSBMKG419 Analyse consumer behaviour Module 6: Data analytics Learn about the growing field of marketing analytics and how to use data to optimise your marketing tactics BSBMKG411 Analyse direct marketing databases Module 7: Digital marketing channels SEM, SEO, social media, email, display, mobile. This module covers the digital marketing channels you need to reach your audienc BSBADV408 Review advertising media options Module 8: User experience (UX) foundations Create meaningful digital experiences for your users and understand the UX metrics that matter BSBMKG420 Create digital media user experiences Module 9: The digital marketing plan Bring it all together by developing and implementing your own comprehensive digital marketing plan BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information Requirements Education There are no formal education entry requirements for this course. English This course requires learners to read online learner modules, undertake a range of task-driven assessments and engage in online discussions. Consequently, learners need to have an effective command of written and spoken English. As a guide we recommend that learners currently or have previously: Been employed in a workplace for at least one year, where they predominantly use English language in verbal and written communications and/or; Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/ or; Have achieved an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination score of 5.5 during the past three years and/or; Have achieved an overall pass score on our free Open Colleges Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool available on our website for a Certificate IV. Computing You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are: All users: Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent Broadband internet connection 2GB of RAM CD-ROM or DVD drive Adobe Reader XI or equivalent Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher. Access to printer and associated software Access to scanner and associated software Digital imaging software File compression software. Windows users: Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Mac OS users: Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended) 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended) Skills To successfully complete this course, you will require basic computing skills. This includes: Creating, saving and editing Microsoft Office documents Accessing and searching the internet Downloading and saving documents from websites Uploading documents through websites Participating in online discussions Connecting digital cameras and downloading and storing images and audio files Connecting digital video devices and downloading and storing videos Compressing image files. Language, Literacy and Numeracy Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study this course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies. Special Offers Start learning for less. Our payment options could help you make considerable savings on the cost of this course. Enrolment and Fees Pay AUD100.00 to get started with your course. [-]

Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

Online Full time 24 months January 2017 Australia Australia Online

Project management is a dynamic, fresh and challenging career opportunity; this course would be ideally suited to you if you want to achieve formal qualifications in this diverse arena to enhance your future career prospects... [+]

Certificate IV in Project Management Practice Course Description Project management is a dynamic, fresh and challenging career opportunity; this course would be ideally suited to you if you want to achieve formal qualifications in this diverse arena to enhance your future career prospects, or if you are a professional who wants to gain project management skills for a role in which you are currently placed. This course can be achieved online at your own pace; you will gain knowledge of cost estimating and developing a budget, risk assessment, dealing with contracts, and scheduling and scope planning within realistic and workable timeframes. A qualified and professional Open Colleges Trainer will support you throughout your course, helping and guiding you towards your career goals. Potential career outcomes Contracts Officer Project Administrator Quality Officer Small Business Operator Disclaimer The Course Material provided by Open Colleges Pty Ltd is based on the legislative framework provided and maintained by the Australian Government. Any reference to legislation, Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and guidelines for industry will be based on the use of the appropriate Australian legislative framework. Course Details Course number E1075IN Qualification name BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice Course duration Maximum 24 months Delivery Method Online Recognition Nationally Recognised Assessments Demonstrations, Multiple Choice Questions, Portfolio of Evidence, Short-Answer Questions, Written Reports Fee for service option awarded by Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796) Subjects Module 1: Defining the project BSBPMG409 Apply project scope management techniques Contribute to defining project scope Apply project scope controls Contribute to review of scope controls BSBPMG410 Apply project time management techniques Assist in developing project schedule Maintain project schedule Participate in assessing time-management outcomes Module 2: Sustainability BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Develop workplace sustainability policy Communicate workplace sustainability policy Implement workplace sustainability policy Review workplace sustainability policy implementation Module 3: Project cost and quality BSBPMG412 Apply project cost management techniques Assist in developing the project budget Monitor project costs Contribute to cost-finalisation process BSBPMG411 Apply project quality management techniques Contribute to project quality planning Apply quality policies and procedures Contribute to project continuous improvement process Module 4: Project communications and HR requirements BSBPMG413 Apply project human resource management approaches Assist in determining human resource requirements Contribute to establishing and maintaining productive team relationships Assist with human resource monitoring Contribute to evaluating human resource practices BSBPMG414 Apply project information management and communications techniques Contribute to communications planning Conduct information-management activities Communicate project information Contribute to assessing effectiveness of communication Module 5: Risk and procurement BSBPMG415 Apply project risk management techniques Assist with risk analysis and planning Perform risk-control activities Contribute to assessing risk-management outcomes BSBPMG416 Apply project procurement procedures Assist with procurement planning Contribute to supplier selection process Conduct procurement activities Assist in finalising procurement activities Requirements Education There are no formal education entry requirements for this course. Minimum age You will need to be at least 18 years old English This course requires learners to read online learner modules, undertake a range of task-driven assessments and engage in online discussions. Consequently, learners need to have an effective command of written and spoken English. As a guide we recommend that learners currently or have previously: Been employed in a workplace for at least one year, where they predominantly use English language in verbal and written communications and/or; Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/ or; Have achieved an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination score of 5.5 during the past three years and/or; Have achieved an overall pass score on our free Open Colleges Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool available on our website for a Certificate IV. Computing You will need access to a computer and the internet and you must have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are: Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent Broadband internet connection 2GB of RAM CD-ROM or DVD drive Adobe Reader XI or equivalent Access to software such as Microsoft Excel for producing GANTT charts, or software such as @task, FastTrack Schedule 9, Primavera P6, ZOHO Projects, Microsoft Project You will also need access to a phone, printer, photocopier and scanner Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher. Mac OS users: Mac OS X v 10.5 or higher (Mac OS X v 10.6 or higher is recommended) 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster Intel processor (2GHz or faster recommended). Windows users: Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 or higher is recommended) 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor (2GHz or faster recommended) Additional A minimum of two participants are required for the video assessments. Language, Literacy and Numeracy Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study this course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies. Special Offers Start learning for less. Our payment options could help you make considerable savings on the cost of this course. Enrolment and Fees Pay AUD100.00 to get started with your course. [-]

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