BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Big Data)

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Qualification:  BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Big Data)
Duration:  12 – 18 months

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Do you want to help businesses grow and get ahead of their competition? With big data skills you will be able to help businesses translate ever increasing and complex data into meaningful insights.

As more and more industries recognise the potential of big data, employees with skills in capturing, interpreting and taking advantage of that data will grow in importance. Companies in every sector, industry and government are investing in employees with these skills today and in the future.

Big data is the term used for large volumes of structured and unstructured data that is too large to process through traditional database and software methods. Big data is the field that works with analysing, systematically extracting information from, or otherwise manipulating these very large data sets.

With this nationally recognised online data analytics course you will gain a specialisation in big data, with the skills and knowledge required to analyse transactional and non-transactional big data in order to provide insights that are used in organisations. It involves identifying trends and relationships within big data, and establishing data acceptability, as well as forming recommendations based on the analysis, and reporting on analysis findings.

Big data skills are needed in a broad range of industries and jobs that use big data analysis techniques in their day-to-day work.

You will learn to:

  • Understand mathematical and statistical concepts

  • Complete complex calculations and record numerical data

  • Identify and interpret information from big data sources

  • Prepare big data analysis in/for reports

  • Efficiently and logically sequence the stages of big data analysis

  • Use modern technology platforms to analyse big data

  • Apply basic programming to conduct big data analysis.

Career options include:

  • Big data analyst

  • Business intelligence analyst 

  • Data and insights analyst

  • Marketing and performance analyst.

Start your career in a growth industry

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67.8% Improved Their Career

Graduates of the Certificate IV in Business course started or expanded a business, have a new job, got more highly skilled work, or received a promotion or higher pay.

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$57,800 Salary

The middle of the range salary earned by course graduates starting their first full-time job after graduating.

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31.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers

Graduates of the Certificate IV in Business course are most often employed in clerical and administrative jobs.

Source: Career outcome information www.myskills.gov.au

This course contains 12 online modules, which have been designed to cover the following units of competency, including 6 core units and 6 elective units.

BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices

BSBCRT411

BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment

BSBTEC404

BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships

BSBTWK401

BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs

BSBWHS411

BSBWRT411 Write complex documents

BSBWRT411

BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace

BSBXCM401

BSBPEF401 Manage personal health and wellbeing

BSBPEF401

BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities

BSBPEF402

BSBXBD402 Test big data samples

BSBXBD402

BSBXBD403 Analyse big data

BSBXBD403

BSBXBD404 Use big data for operational decision making

BSBXBD404

BSBXBD406 Present big data insights

BSBXBD406

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