This is a Nationally Recognised Training course

Course Description

Certificate III in Business Administration is a nationally recognised qualification and is ideal for those working in  a wide variety of businesses who are seeking to upgrade their skill set in a business environment.

This qualification  reflects the varied roles of individuals across different industry sectors who apply a broad range of competencies and may provide technical advice and support to a team.

These learners may be new or existing workers enrolling under a traineeship or full fee for service arrangement.

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors.  Possible job titles include receptionist, accounts receivable/payable clerk, data entry operator, junior personal assistant, office administration assistant and office administrator.

 

PACKAGING RULES

The requirements for achievement of the Certificate III in Business Administration are 13 units which consist of:

  • The completion of (2) core units.
  • (7) elective units must be from Group A elective units
  • (4) elective units may be selected from the GROUP A or GROUP B elective units listed below, or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level, or
  • If not listed below, (2) of the elective units may be from a Certificate II or Certificate IV qualification.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Unit Code

Unit Name

Core/Elective

Nominal Hours

BSBWHS201

Contribute to health and safety of self and others

Core

50

BSBITU307

Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy

Core

20

GROUP A UNITS

BSBFIA302

Process payroll

Elective

30

BSBFIA303

Process accounts payable and receivable

Elective

30

BSBFIA304

Maintain a general ledger

Elective

60

BSBADM307

Organise schedules

Elective

15

BSBITU302

Create electronic presentations

Elective

20

BSBITU303

Design and produce text documents

Elective

90

BSBITU304

Produce spreadsheets

Elective

35

BSBITU306

Design and produce business documents

Elective

80

BSBITU309

Produce desktop published documents

Elective

50

GROUP B UNITS

BSBCUS301

Deliver and monitor a service to customers

Elective

35

BSBDIV301

Work effectively with diversity

Elective

30

BSBFIA301

Maintain financial records

Elective

60

BSBADM302

Produce texts from notes

Elective

60

BSBADM303

Produce texts from audio transcription

Elective

30

BSBADM311

Maintain business resources

Elective

15

BSBINM301

Organise workplace information

Elective

30

BSBINM302

Utilise a knowledge management system

Elective

50

BSBINM303

Handle receipt and despatch of information

Elective

15

BSBINN201

Contribute to workplace innovation

Elective

35

BSBIPR301

Comply with organisational requirements for protection and use of intellectual property

Elective

40

BSBCMM301

Process customer complaints

Elective

30

BSBITU301

Create and use databases

Elective

30

BSBITU305

Conduct online transactions

Elective

40

BSBWHS401

Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

Elective

50

BSBPRO301

Recommend products and services

Elective

20

BSBSUS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective

20

BSBWOR204

Use business technology

Elective

20

BSBWOR301

Organise personal work priorities and development

Elective

30

BSBWOR302

Work effectively as an off-site worker

Elective

25

The Certificate III in Business Administration can typically be completed in 12 – 18 months. This may vary if you have applied for Credit Transfers or Recognition of Prior Learning.

Mode of Delivery

Delivery will mainly be :

  • Face to face: class room
  • On-the-job: technical experts/workplace supervisor/trainer
  • Blended: this approach is offered for those who cannot attend scheduled face to face session/s

Types of Assessments

Formative
Oral questioning, workbook activities, practical tasks

Summative
Observation and or demonstration of performance, simulation, third party report, projects.

There will be other methods of assessment depending on the type of delivery and specific workplace focus or job role.

Course fees are made up oftwo components; tuition and materials fees.Due to the different level of Government subsidies available to students,there are three possible fee levels for tuition fees; concession, standard and full fee. Only one will beapplicable to you.

Please visit our Fees & Charges page for more information. Government funding and assistance varies between states, and we recommend that you contact AiGTS in order to consult on the appropriate funding that suits your personal requirements.

Full fee-paying students - Fees can be made by paying an initial payment of $1000 and remaining amountsvia 3 instalments in accordance with the Service Level Agreement.

FFS - $4,300.00

Full fees are applicable to students who do not meet State or Commonwealth funding eligibility criteria.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification. However, all applicants will need to undertake a Pre Training Review and Language, literacy and numeracy assessment.

Pre Training Review

All applicants are required to complete a  mandatory pre-training review which is completed prior to enrolment to ensure applicants meet the requirements to undertake the qualification.

Language, literacy and numeracy

All applicants are required to complete a Language, literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolling.  This qualification requires sound communication and interpersonal skills, the capacity to read and interpret written instructions and the ability to analyse and write reports in context to the job role.

Study Pathways

Pathways into the qualification - This qualification is suitable for either direct entry, recognition of prior learning or work experience or progression form the BSB20115 Certificate II in Business or other relevant Certificate II qualifications.
Pathways from the qualification - Further training pathways available to learners who undertake this qualification include but not limited to BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration or other Certificate IV streams.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
RPL in simple terms involves the assessment of previously unrecognised skills and knowledge that an individual has achieved outside formal education and training system.  Find out more about RPL.

Student Support
The following learning support will be available to learners:

  • LL&N referral to an organisation which is equipped to provide such support
  • Reasonable adjustment and additional support provided in the event it is found that a student is having major difficulties in completing the qualification
  • Face to face, email and telephone support, in the event a student/client has requested such support or it is deemed they need this support to complete the qualification
  • Mentoring in the workplace or by the Trainer/Assessor
  • Counselling services (to be organised in consultation with the employer and when required by the student).
Application for entry to this course is available at any time. Please contact AiGTS on 1300 134 756 in order to discuss options for commencement. You can also submit your expression of interest online.