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  • BSB30120

Certificate III in Business

Business Administration
At a glance

At a glance

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.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Office Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Junior Personal Assistant
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Accounts Clerk
COURSE OUTCOME

BSB30120 Certificate III in Business

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Course overview

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.

Units

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

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBCRT311
Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment
BSBPEF201
Support personal wellbeing in the workplace
BSBSUS211
Participate in sustainable work practices
BSBTWK301
Use inclusive work practices
BSBWHS311
Assist with maintaining workplace safety
BSBXCM301
Engage in workplace communication
UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Darling Downs and South West
BSBFIN301
Process financial transactions
BSBFIN302
Maintain financial records
BSBHRM416
Process payroll
BSBOPS303
Organise schedules
BSBPEF301
Organise personal work priorities
BSBTEC201
Use business software applications
BSBWRT311
Write simple documents
Greater Brisbane /Online
BSBOPS303
Organise schedules
BSBFIN302
Maintain financial records
BSBPEF301
Organise personal work priorities
BSBFIN301
Process financial transactions
BSBTEC302
Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBTEC301
Design and produce business documents
BSBHRM416
Process payroll

Note: For some courses, 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
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • 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 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

Domestic students
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.


International students
The following selection criteria requirements apply only to International students:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age to enter into this course;
  • 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; and
  • 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.


Applicants should be a minimum of 17 years of age and turning 18 during the first year of study with TAFE Queensland. International students who are under 18 years of age and are applying for a student visa are required by the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs to have adequate welfare arrangements in place. TAFE Queensland has entered an agreement with Union Institute of Language (UIL) to facilitate the provision of the welfare services (fees apply).

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 order of study and enrol in no more than two units per intake or the units required to complete a cluster/stage, 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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Get started with TAFE Queensland

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
  • Federation University
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland