This is a Nationally Recognised Training course

Course Description

Certificate III in Business 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.

 

Packaging Rules

The requirements for achievement of the Certificate III in Business are 12 units which consist of:

  • Completion of (1) core unit.
  • (7) of the elective units must be selected from the elective units listed below
  • (4) elective units may be selected from the elective units listed below, from this Training Package or current accredited course or endorsed Training Package at the same qualification level,
  • If not listed below, (1) elective unit may be selected from either a Certificate II qualification and (2) electives units may be taken from a 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.
The hours displayed are nominal, actual delivery hours delivered may differ depending on delivery mode.

Unit Code

Unit Name

Core/Elective

 Nominal Hours

BSBWHS302

Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace

Core

  20

BSBCUS301

Deliver and monitor a service to customers

Elective

35

BSBDIV301

Work effectively with diversity

Elective

30

BSBFIA301

Maintain financial records

Elective

60

BSBADM311

Maintain business resources

Elective

15

BSBINM301

Organise workplace information

Elective

30

BSBINM302

Utilise a knowledge management system

Elective

50

BSBFLM306

Provide workplace information and resourcing plans

Elective

40

BSBINN301

Promote innovation in a team environment

Elective

40

BSBIPR301

Comply with organisational requirements for protection and use of intellectual property

Elective

40

BSBCMM301

Process customer complaints

Elective

30

BSBITU303

Design and produce text documents

Elective

90

BSBITU304

Produce spreadsheets

Elective

35

BSBITU305

Conduct online transactions

Elective

40

BSBITU306

Design and produce business documents

Elective

80

BSBITU309

Produce desktop published documents

Elective

50

BSBFLM309

Support continuous improvement systems and processes

Elective

40

BSBFLM305

Support operational plan

Elective

40

BSBITU301

Create and use databases

Elective

30

BSBITU302

Create electronic presentations

Elective

20

BSBPRO301

Recommend products and services

Elective

20

BSBPUR301

Purchase goods and services

Elective

60

BSBSUS401

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective

40

BSBWOR301

Organise personal work priorities and development

Elective

30

BSBWOR302

Work effectively as an off-site worker

Elective

25

BSBFLM303

Contribute to effective workplace relationships

Elective

40

BSBFLM312

Contribute to team effectiveness

Elective

40

BSBFLM311

Support a workplace learning environment

Elective

40

BSBWRT301

Write simple documents

Elective

30

BSBCUS301

Deliver and monitor a service to customers

Elective

35

 

 

The Certificate III in Business 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, work experience or progression from 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 BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business  or other Certificate IV streams such as BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration.

Employment Pathways

The following list of employment pathways are examples of career goals and opportunities available for those who complete this AQF qualification:

  • Customer service adviser
  • Data entry operator
  • General clerk
  • Payroll officer
  • Typist
  • Word processing operator

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.