College Australia

Domestic Students


Certificate II in Workplace Skills

Start building a repertoire of skills and knowledge that you will need to kick start a career in business administration.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Study online

No QLD Government funding

Not available as a traineeship

Pay per unit

Workplace practical requirements

What can I expect?

This course offers a comprehensive set of skills applicable across many sectors, preparing you for a multitude of career options. From communication and time management to digital proficiency, this qualification covers a wide spectrum of practical knowledge that’s crucial in today’s work environment. One of the course’s standout features is its focus on workplace readiness, teaching you how to effectively adapt to different business settings.

Career opportunities – where
will my studies lead me?

Administration Assistant


The Certificate II in Workplace
Skills is for you if:


Your goal is to learn the skills and knowledge to enter the business workforce in a supportive administrative role


You want to create a solid business foundation, enabling you to climb the corporate ladder in the future.


You are interested in discovering critical operational aspects of an administrative role and implementing them in a way that provides you with job satisfaction.

Entry requirements

Not applicable.

Workplace practical

Not applicable.

Course Duration


months full time


months part time

Nationally Accredited Qualification

Recognised by the Australian Government as meeting a set of standards that provide vocational outcomes and lead to employment

Pathways to University


Rolling Enrolment

Enrol anytime

Learning Method

Study online at your own pace on any device

Live Webinars

Coming soon!

Fees and Payment Options:

Course fees:



Pay Per Unit

Administration Fee of


upfront (non-refundable)

Total units: 10
Fee per unit: $150



Pay 50% upfront ($488.50)
and 50% upon completion ($488.50)

Administration fees are non-refundable. Each unit will require payment before the release of your next unit.

For more information, please refer to our Fees, Charges & Refund Policy.

You will be required to follow your training plan. This will be discussed and agreed upon at induction. If you do not meet the obligation of the agreed timeframe, other charges may be applicable. Maximum time frames are subject to volumes of learning and qualifications being superseded.

Further charges may be applied if student obligations are not met in accordance with the agreed timeframes stated in the student training plan, discussed and determined at induction. Maximum time frames are subject to recommended study load and potential nationally authorised changes to qualification criteria.

Qualification Structure:

A total of 10 units must be completed:


Core Units

Apply communication skills

Work effectively in business environments

Plan and apply time management

Participate in sustainable work practices

Contribute to the health and safety of self and others


Elective Units

Develop self-awareness

Operate Digital Devices

Use business software applications

Use digital technologies to
communicate in a work environment

Plan and prepare for work readiness

It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

We aim to help our students as much as possible. That’s why you can apply for and start your study journey in three easy steps.



Apply for the course you want with College Australia by completing the quick and easy online Enrolment Form. Click on the link below and choose the relevant qualification. When we receive your application, we will send you an email regarding the pre-enrolment eligibility requirements, including a Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment, Recognition of Prior Learning application and an outline of documentation required for your enrolment to proceed.


Meet your mentor

We will call you to confirm details, discuss eligibility, workplace and assessment requirements and ensure everything is correct.

This interview forms part of your orientation into your course and will allow you to ask further questions.

You will then be required to make payment.

Once payment is received, we will then send you the Confirmation of Enrolment (COE). This Includes details of your Educator and your Training Plan outlining the units you are undertaking and due dates


Commence your studies

You will receive an email with your login details. Remember these details and bookmark the login URL in your browser. Logging in will give you access to your first unit in the online portal.

Start on your first unit.

RPL students
Your Educator will contact you to progress the RPL process if you are undertaking this pathway.

Congratulations. You’re on your way to completing your new qualification!

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