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BSB30120

Certificate III in Business

Business Administration - For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

Kick start your career with this entry-level course in business administration designed specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. This course will give you the practical skills to successfully work in a range of office and business environments.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Thursday Island Start date: 12 Jun 2023 Duration: 9 months
STUDY LOCATIONS Far North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Fee-Free TAFE
$0
Concession
$795
Subsidised
$795
Full Fee
$3,890
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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?

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

Course outcome:

BSB30120 Certificate III in Business

Residential blocks

Courses designed specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students include intensive blocks of training on campus known as residential blocks. Funding support is available for students who need to travel away from their communities to cover necessities like travel, accommodation, and meals. To see if you're eligible contact our student support officers.

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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

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Thursday Island
12 Jun 2023
9 months
Full time residential blocks: 12/06/2023 – 23/06/2023, 21/08/2023 – 1/9/2023, 03/10/2023 – 13/10/2023, 20/11/2023 – 24/11/2023, 05/02/2024 -16/02/2024, 04/03/2024 -15/03/2024, 15 - 19/04/2024
Mixed mode
  • Fee-Free TAFE: $0
  • Concession: $795
  • Subsidised: $795
  • Full fee: $3,890

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Certificate III in Business (BSB30120)

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Certificate III in Business

COURSE CODE: 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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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

To complete this program you must:-

identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, as this training product has been developed specifically for you in support of equity policy for post compulsory education; and
attend an interview to determine your literacy and numeracy skill levels and discuss study arrangements. This is important as you need to commit to attending 5 residential blocks in Cairns.
Also, it is highly recommended you have an understanding of computer applications and basic finance operations.

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course however you will need to provide your own USB and stationery.

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable Internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office,

Need to know

You are required to attend compulsory face to face residential block training. The dates for your residential block training as per dates on the website. To enable your attendance at residential block training, you will need to be registered with ABSTUDY.

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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