Certificate III in Business
|Qualification Certificate III in Business|
|National course code BSB30115|
|Accreditation WG Learning|
|Recognition Nationally Recognised Certificate - meets AQF standards (What's this?)|
|Duration Self paced, minimum of 6 -12 months|
|Study mode On-site|
This qualification reflects the varied roles of individuals across different industry sectors who apply a broad range of competencies using some discretion, judgment and relevant theoretical knowledge. They may provide technical advice and support to a team.
Who is this course for?
The Certificate III in Business qualification may be suitable for participants who have previously done a Certificate II in Business, a school leaver or someone who has had previous experience in a junior role. Certificate III is suitable for jobs where there is some degree of responsibility and problem solving. It allows the participant to develop their skills in an office environment and serves as a stepping stone towards a more advanced qualification.
This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.
This course aims to provide participants with a range of business services skills along with general employability skills such as; communication, teamwork, planning and organising, problem solving and self management.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however there are preferred entry pathways for candidates considering this qualification.
Recognition of prior learning
Skills and qualifications you already have may count towards your qualification.
This course is accredited under the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF), Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a nationally recognised qualification, BSB30115 Certificate III in Business.
What you'll need.
In order to successfully enrol in this course, you must have a level of proficiency in written English, allowing you to engage in the course materials and content and ensuring you can undertake the variety of assessments.
Pathways into the qualification
BSB20115 Certificate II in Business or other relevant qualification
with vocational experience assisting in a range of support roles without a formal business qualification.
Pathways from the qualification
After achieving BSB30115 Certificate III in Business, individuals could progress to BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business, or a range of other Certificate IV qualifications.
Total Units: 12
1 Core Units 11 Elective Units
This unit describes the, skills and knowledge required to understand and comply with work health and safety (WHS) Acts, regulations and codes of practice in the workplace.
This unit applies to individuals who contribute to actions to achieve compliance with WHS legislation as part of their WHS responsibilities, which are in addition to their main duties.
NOTE: The terms ‘occupational health and safety’ (OHS) and ‘work health and safety’ (WHS) are equivalent and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where the National Model WHS Legislation has not been implemented RTOs are advised to contextualise the unit of competency by referring to the existing State/Territory OHS legislative requirements.
Elective SubjectsCustomer service , Diversity , Financial administration , General administration , Information management , Innovation , Intellectual property , Interpersonal communication , IT use, Management , Workplace effectiveness , Sustainability , Writing , Product skills and advice
For more detailed information about the course structure please visit Certificate III in Business BSB30115 at Training.gov.au
The following occupations relate to this qualification.
Clerical Officers perform a range of clerical duties in an office environment. They maintain records, deal with and write correspondence, use computer technology, produce business documents, organise office resources, and manage their own work priorities and financial records.
Customer Service Officers deal with the relationship between a company and its clients. They ensure client needs are met, answer queries, and provide a point of contact within an organisation. They may manage a team of Customer Service Representatives. They resolve complaints and act as mediators in disputes, or direct complainants to the correct department.
Data Entry Operators input and retrieve data, using computerised systems. They may also collect data from clients and colleagues.
Information Officers are responsible for the provision and dissemination of information within an organisation. They may conduct research; provide advice to customers and internal clients; and handle and store records and other forms of business information.
Payroll Officers process the payroll for all personnel, and also process payments and direct debits associated with superannuation, sick leave and other claims. They are also often required to assist with other accounting duties and payments processing.
Word Processing Operators transcribe, type, edit and print documents. They use computers with word-processing software applications and printers.
The following industries relate to this qualification.
This sector covers the establishment and maintenance of procedures, records, and regulations for commercial activities. For qualifications relating to specific aspects of business administration, use the headings Governance, Human Resource Management, Occupational Health & Safety, Purchasing and Procurement, Quality Auditing, or Recordkeeping.
This sector covers the activities necessary for the effective operation of a business. For qualifications relating to this industry, use the headings Advertising and Marketing, Business Administration, Commerce, Customer Service, Financial Services, Industrial Relations, Legal Administration, or Small Business.
This sector covers the provision of services to customers before, during and after a purchase.
This sector covers the administrative aspects of governments at the local, state and federal levels. For qualifications relating to specific aspects of government administration, use the headings Courts, Government Regulation, Government Service Delivery, Local Government, or Public Administration.
This sector covers the employment of people, the development of resources, and the utilisation of their services.
This sector covers the administrative aspects of a legal office work environment.
This sector covers the administrative tasks of local government.
We offer subsidised training in the following highlighted states and territories
Your investment in skilling your staff through training may also bring with it a number of State and Australian Government financial incentives.
Financial incentives you may be eligible for include:
- Australian Government standard Commencement and Completion Incentives ranging from $750
to over $4,000
- Training award pay rates (if required)
- Exemption or rebates from payroll tax (where applicable)
- Exemption of apprentice’s wages from workers compensation premium calculations (NSW apprentices)
- Extra incentives to assist in the employment of under-represented groups such as
- Apprentices or trainees with a disability, mature age, school-based and Indigenous
- A number of extra incentives which are available for certain areas or qualifications
Note Incentives are dependent on meeting eligibility criteria.
Contact Allara Leaning on 1300 772 724 to discuss your eligibility for incentives.
|Course Category||1st Qualification||2nd Qualification||Apprenticeship/Traineeship||Concession|
|Certificate III in Business BSB30115||$1320||$1580||$1000||$240|
Queensland subsidised training: WG Learning - RTO 91178
|Administration fee (Applies to all courses)||$500.00||$500.00|
|Certificate 3 Guarantee (Co-contribution fee)||$24.00||$12.00|
|Traineeships – User Choice||$1.60 / nominal hour||$0.64 / nominal hour|
|Apprenticeships (First Year)||$350||$0|
|Apprenticeships (Each subsequent year)||$600||$0|
Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Fees for RPL applications are calculated on a case by case basis and may be reduced due to credit transfer. The base price for RPL applications is:
- Certificate II to Certificate IV qualifications $1,500^
- Diploma to Advanced Diploma qualifications $2,000^