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BSB30120

Certificate III in Business

Business Administration

Kick start your career in business administration with this entry-level course. This qualification will give you the practical skills you need to succeed in a wide range of business related roles.

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STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Online
WAYS TO STUDY On campus Online Apprenticeships and traineeships
NEXT INTAKE Start date: 08 Jul 2024 Duration: 6 months View all intakes
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Fee-Free TAFE
$0
Concession
$1,420 - $1,925
Subsidised
$2,055 - $2,575
Full Fee
$3,995 - $4,515
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Course overview

Kick start your career in business administration with this entry-level course. This qualification will give you the practical skills you need to succeed in a wide range of business related roles.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, the number of people working as general clerks grew strongly over the past five years and is expected to continue to grow in the future. This is a very large occupation with over 182,000 job openings expected over the next five years, ensuring strong job outcomes for graduates.

This course will give you a sound basis in sustainable and inclusive work practices and help you to develop strong workplace communication skills. You will also learn how to maintain workplace health and safety. In this specialisation you will also develop practical skills including finance processing and recording, goods and services handling, and payroll processing.

You will be led by industry professionals who will guide you through your course and enable you to successfully reach your goals.

Successful completion of this course gives you the skills to seek entry-level employment in a wide range of roles. You will also be perfectly placed for further study at a diploma level.

What can I do?

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Office Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Junior Personal Assistant
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Accounts Clerk

Course outcome:

BSB30120 Certificate III in Business

Online study options

Online virtual classroom – includes immersive reality experiences, virtual skills coaches and collaborative learning environments in timetabled virtual classes three days per week. Learn more >

 

 

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What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 7 elective units from the list below. 

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBCRT311
    Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBCRT311
    Unit description :
    This unit describes skills and knowledge required to apply critical thinking skills to generate solutions to workplace problems in a team environment.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBPEF201
    Support personal wellbeing in the workplace
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBPEF201
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to advocate for and feel empowered about personal wellbeing in the workplace. It involves developing and applying basic knowledge of factors that may influence wellbeing, both positively and negatively.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Support personal wellbeing in the workplace

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBSUS211
    Participate in sustainable work practices
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBSUS211
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to measure, support and find opportunities to improve the sustainability of work practices.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Participate in sustainable work practices

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBTWK301
    Use inclusive work practices
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBTWK301
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and interact productively with diverse groups of individuals in the workplace.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Use inclusive work practices

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBWHS311
    Assist with maintaining workplace safety
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBWHS311
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with implementing and monitoring an organisation's work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs as part of a small work team.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Assist with maintaining workplace safety

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBXCM301
    Engage in workplace communication
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBXCM301
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate (through written, oral and nonverbal form) in the workplace within an industry.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Engage in workplace communication

  • You’ll primarily learn face to face with a teacher in one of our learning spaces such as a classroom or simulated workplace environment. Some of your training may also take place via video or Zoom. Learn more

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CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Loganlea
On campus with some online
08 Jul 2024
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
demo

Loganlea

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 3 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Redcliffe
On campus with some online
08 Jul 2024
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
demo

Redcliffe

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 3 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Caboolture
On campus with some online
08 Jul 2024
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
demo

Caboolture

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 3 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Loganlea
On campus with some online
30 Sep 2024
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
demo

Loganlea

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

30 Sep 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 3 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Redcliffe
On campus with some online
30 Sep 2024
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
demo

Redcliffe

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

30 Sep 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 3 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Caboolture
On campus with some online
30 Sep 2024
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
demo

Caboolture

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

30 Sep 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 3 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Loganlea
On campus with some online
28 Jan 2025
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
demo

Loganlea

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

28 Jan 2025

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 3 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Redcliffe
On campus with some online
28 Jan 2025
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
demo

Redcliffe

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

28 Jan 2025

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 3 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Caboolture
On campus with some online
28 Jan 2025
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
demo

Caboolture

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

28 Jan 2025

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 3 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Loganlea
On campus with some online
22 Apr 2025
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
demo

Loganlea

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

22 Apr 2025

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 3 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Redcliffe
On campus with some online
22 Apr 2025
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
demo

Redcliffe

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

22 Apr 2025

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 3 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Caboolture
On campus with some online
22 Apr 2025
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
demo

Caboolture

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

22 Apr 2025

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

6 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 3 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,925
  • Subsidised: $2,575
  • Full fee: $4,515
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • You will study online however your classes will be delivered in real time via a scheduled timetable. You will interact with your teachers and other students using programs like Zoom. Learn more

  • demo View comparison chart
STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Online virtual classroom
14 Oct 2024
up to 8 months
Full time (Daytime) 3 sessions per week 8.30am-12.30pm
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,420
  • Subsidised: $2,055
  • Full fee: $3,995
demo

Online virtual classroom

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

14 Oct 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

up to 8 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time (Daytime) 3 sessions per week 8.30am-12.30pm
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $1,420
  • Subsidised: $2,055
  • Full fee: $3,995
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP / TRAINEESHIPS DELIVERY MODE
Virtual Business College
Traineeship
  • WORKPLACE

    Workplace

  • DROP IN DAYS

    Drop in days

  • BLOCK TRAINING

    Block training

  • DAY RELEASE

    Day release

  • MOBILE VAN

    Mobile van

  • Online

    Online

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Certificate III in Business (BSB30120)
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

While there are no entry requirements for this course, TAFE Queensland requires you to have a good knowledge of computer basics and a sound achievement in Year 10 Maths, and English is desirable.
All age applicants are welcome.

Basic Key Skills Builder (BKSB)

All students are required to complete the Basic Key Skills Builder (BKSB) to identify any learning support needs and meet any regulatory and/or funding requirements. Read more about completing your BKSB with TAFE Queensland here.

It is recommended that learners have an understanding of basic business and technology concepts, which may have been acquired through previous training programs, qualifications and/or work experience.

Students are required to access and use technology to complete the learning and assessment activities and resources within this program. This can be through their own device and internet connection, or through TAFE campus locations closest to your home location.

Traineeship pathway
​To study a traineeship program you must be indentured as a trainee with your employer.

Employers need to be able to provide necessary human and physical resources to qualify for a trainee.

Find out more on how to become an apprentice or trainee

Resources required

Students are required to access and use technology to complete the learning and assessment activities and resources within this program. This can be through their own device and internet connection, or through TAFE campus locations closest to your home location.

To get the best education experience, your computer/device will need to meet the following minimum requirements:

  • device running Windows 10 or later (or MacOS 11 or later)
  • access to a webcam and headset with microphone
  • access to an up-to-date version of Google Chrome
  • access to a reliable high-speed broadband internet connection
  • Office 365 for students is now available. Learn more > 

Important information

Online Virtual Classroom
The online virtual classroom program is delivered virtually, meaning students will participate in online delivery. 
Duration of course is up to 8 months, delivery will consist of 3 days per week, with the ability to access recorded sessions for on-demand access. 

For TAFE at Schools delivery up to 3 terms duration, delivery will consist of 2 afternoons (3.30pm until 5.00pm) per week, with the ability to access recorded sessions for on-demand access.

This course is organised in 7 week teaching blocks. This program will require students to complete 4 sets of 7 week teaching blocks to complete the full qualification. To learn more about online virtual classroom teaching blocks, please view the virtual delivery academic calendar here or TAFE at Schools academic calendar here. Prior to the commencement of your course, you will receive an invitation to attend an orientation week to ensure that you are supported prior to commencement of study. 

Learn more about the Australian Virtual Business College.

On Campus Delivery
This program offers  weekly tutorials as additional support. Students are able to enrol 4 times a year – January, April, July and October.
In the week prior to classes commencing, orientation will take students through Connect, the Learning Management System where all learning resources are stored.  Orientation will include Library and Student support tours, as well as other student services available on campus.

Assessment methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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