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Offering Info

Certificate III in Business

  • National Course Code: BSB30115
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB30115-01V05-19BLT-217

Location – Blacktown

Study Type

Blended

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

8 Hours per week

Duration

1 Year

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

The nationally recognised Certificate III in Business will empower you with the essential knowledge and skills you need to build your career in business services. Learn transferrable skills you can apply across a range of industries and business models with this exciting and practical course.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Work with different stakeholders
  • Prepare documents, spreadsheets and presentations
  • Maintain office resources
  • Support an operational plan
  • Maintain financial records
  • Use office software (generally Microsoft Office)

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal attributes that will help you get ahead:

  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Time management
  • Collaboration and team work
  • Problem solving skills

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
  • The knowledge and skills to enhance your career opportunities
  • Strong pathways to continued study

Career opportunities:

  • Clerical officer
  • Customer service officer
  • General clerk
  • Payroll officer
  • Program administrator
  • Word processing officer

GROW YOUR CAREER

Build on your expertise with these further study options:

  • Certificate IV in Business
  • Diploma of Business
  • Certificate IV in Business Administration
  • Diploma of Business Administration

INDUSTRY DEMAND

In every office, in every industry, there is high demand for qualified and skilled office support staff. General clerks represent the second largest occupation in Australia and this is expected to increase by 14% by 2024/25. Be a part of this growth industry when you study the Certificate III in Business.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

TRAINING PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS

There are no Training Package entry requirements for this qualification.

TAFE NSW REQUIREMENTS

TAFE NSW offers the Certificate III in Business as either a traineeship or non-traineeship, so you can build the career you want.

Depending on the course you choose and the campus you want to study at you will need to provide evidence that you meet all relevant entry criteria.

Traineeship

To be eligible for this course you must:

  • Be employed in the?business services?industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed?traineeship contract

Non-traineeship

There are no entry requirements for non-trainees enrolling in this course.

Note: The Certificate II in Business is not eligible for government-subsidised Smart and Skilled funding. Talk to our team about your payment options.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification.

BE PREPARED

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Some experience with computer software like the Microsoft Office suite
  • Intermediate computer, literacy and numeracy skills

If you need support in preparation for study, contact us to learn more about the options available.

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to the needs of local students and specific cohorts (like apprentices, trainees, fast-tracked students and online students). This means you will also need to meet any entry requirements listed below.

To be enrolled in this offering, you need to be:

  • A trainee (you will work in industry and study at the same time)
  • employed full time or part time (traineeships will be longer if you are employed part-time)
  • Signed-up with an Apprentice Network Provider and have a Training Plan Proposal

You are expected to have a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) level at ACSF Level 3 when commencing the course. This will be assessed as part of the enrolment process. TAFE NSW will provide support for your LLN needs based on this assessment.

Progress through the course is monitored against your training plan so that any issues are identified and rectified in a timely manner.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part time day face to face offering or could be undertaken solely in the workplace - including theory and practical components. As well as the in-class component, you should expect to do approximately 2 hours of additional study each week including online learning, independent study and assessment preparation outside of class hours.

You will also complete 300 hours of workplace experience over the period of your Traineeship. During this on-the-job learning, you will put the skills learned at TAFE into a live environment providing a hands-on approach to honing your skills for particular jobs, roles and functions within your workplace organisation.


GET PREPARED FOR SUCCESS

TAFE NSW provides a range of services to ensure a supported and successful learning environment for all students. Detailed information on support services is available at Student Services.

The following additional support is also available to you:

  • LLN support
  • Disabilities Services
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Support
  • Childcare facilities
  • Linkedin Learning
  • Library resources
    -Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

Trainees are flexible delivery and start dates are dependent on your location of delivery schedules will be customised to each trainee. (subject to changes)

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/are-you-eligible

PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

Fees: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/fees
Payment - funding: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/payment-funding

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need the following resources:

Stationery such as, but not limited to;

  • Scientific calculator
  • Pens, highlighters and markers
  • A4 ruled notepad
  • Portable USB device

More information will be provided in class.

RECOGNITION

Learners are able to have their competency from prior learning and work experience recognised in this qualification through the following arrangements.

  • Evidence of completing formal training
  • Work experience: on the job experience and informal training
  • Life experience: community group involvement, family activities, sports, hobbies, leisure activities, unpaid work, organising events, and/or travel.

Recognition will be assessed on an individual basis and may be granted when a portfolio of evidence is assessed in accordance with TAFE NSW Recognition Policy and Procedure and the learner is deemed competent for the unit/s of competency for which the application applies. Alternatively, the learner may nominate to undertake a challenge assessment and be awarded competent.

Find out more about recognition: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/recognition-credit-transfers

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enquire now for Semester 2 2020 and be notified when enrolments open.

TAFE NSW is open for business so to find out more information on this course including when it will start and how it will be delivered (face-to-face, in a virtual classroom, self-paced, online or a mixture), submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page. You can also call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

* Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

Core Units
Number Title
BSBWHS302 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBADM311 Maintain business resources
BSBFLM311 Support a workplace learning environment
BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations
BSBFLM305 Support operational plan
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Clerical Officer
Customer Service Officer
Data Entry Operator
Information Officer
Payroll Officer
Word Processing Operator

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Blacktown
Main Street , Blacktown
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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