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  • BSB30115

Certificate III in Business

For Aboriginal and/or 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
COURSE OUTCOME

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. 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
BSBCUS301
Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBINN301
Promote innovation in a team environment
BSBITU302
Create electronic presentations
BSBITU303
Design and produce text documents
BSBITU304
Produce spreadsheets
BSBITU305
Conduct online transactions
BSBPUR301
Purchase goods and services
BSBPUR301
Purchase goods and services
BSBWOR204
Use business technology
BSBWOR301
Organise personal work priorities and development
BSBWRT301
Write simple documents
FNSACC303
Perform financial calculations

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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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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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

Previous office experience is not required to undertake this program, although an understanding of computer applications and basic finance operations is important. 

Students are required to undertake an interview with a teacher prior to enrolment.

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

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