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  • BSB30115

Certificate III in Business

At a glance

At a glance

Enhance your opportunities and gain the practical skills to succeed in an office or business environment. This course is perfect for people looking to work as an administration officer or office assistant.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Accounts Payable Clerks
  • General Clerk
  • Junior Personal Assistant
  • Office Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Accounts Clerk
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BSB30115 Certificate III in Business

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Course overview

Course overview

Establish yourself in business 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.

Employment opportunities are expected to increase by over 50,000 over the next five years. This program is perfectly suited to give you a competitive edge in this growing industry.

This course will give you a sound basis in Workplace Health and Safety, and offers various streams of practical skills including maintaining business resources, operational plan support, contributions to team effectiveness, purchase of goods and services, and customer complaints. 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 or above.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 11 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBWHS302
Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBSUS201
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBRES401
Analyse and present research information
BSBCMM401
Make a presentation
BSBWRT301
Write simple documents
BSBWOR301
Organise personal work priorities and development
BSBSUS301
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBPRO301
Recommend products and services
BSBITU402
Develop and use complex spreadsheets
BSBITU401
Design and develop complex text documents
BSBITU309
Produce desktop published documents
BSBITU306
Design and produce business documents
BSBITU305
Conduct online transactions
BSBITU304
Produce spreadsheets
BSBITU303
Design and produce text documents
BSBITU302
Create electronic presentations
BSBITU301
Create and use databases
BSBITU201
Produce simple word processed documents
BSBINN301
Promote innovation in a team environment
BSBINM302
Utilise a knowledge management system
BSBINM301
Organise workplace information
BSBFIA301
Maintain financial records
BSBDIV301
Work effectively with diversity
BSBCUS301
Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBCMM301
Process customer complaints
BSBADM311
Maintain business resources

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Domestic Students
A good knowledge of computer basics with a sound achievement in Year 10 Maths, and English is desirable. 

All age applicants are welcome.

 

International Students
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to International Students:

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - For a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 10 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Home Affairs.  For more information visit Department of Home Affairs - Welfare Requirements for Student Visa Applicants under 18.

Resources required

Students will need to provide a USB and stationery. 

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.
 

Need to know

When studying online it is strongly recommended students follow the preferred order of study and enrol in no more than two units per intake, unless otherwise advised.

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.

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.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland