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  • BSB30115

Certificate III in Business

For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
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 Clerk
  • Accounts Payable Clerks
  • General Clerk
  • Junior Personal Assistant
  • Office Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Word Processor
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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 offered exclusively to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. This qualification will give you the practical skills you need to succeed in a wide range of business related roles.

According to the Australia 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 opening expected over the next five years, ensuring strong job outcomes for graduates. 

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
BSBADM307
Organise schedules
BSBCMM301
Process customer complaints
BSBCUS301
Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBDIV301
Work effectively with diversity
BSBINN301
Promote innovation in a team environment
BSBITU212
Create and use spreadsheets
BSBITU312
Create electronic presentations
BSBITU313
Design and produce digital text documents
BSBITU314
Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBWOR301
Organise personal work priorities and development
BSBWRT301
Write simple documents

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.

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  • 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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This is the total amount you need to pay when you enrol. 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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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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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


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 students will need to provide their own USB and stationery. 

It is recommended that students 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, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Need to know

To complete this program you are required to complete a combination of face to face residential block training and flexible self-paced learning.  The residential block training consists of 4 x 2 week blocks and 1 x 1 week block. All units will be delivered during the residential blocks, with access to computers and learning support. You'll be required to complete some activities and assessments in your own time. Teacher support will be available.

 

 

 

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