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Offering Info

Certificate III in Business

  • National Course Code: BSB30115
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB30115-01V05-20NCO-107

Location – TAFE Digital

Study Type

Online

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

14.6 Hours per week

Duration

52 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed

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.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

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.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • reliable internet and access to a computer or suitable mobile device to complete learning activities and assessments

To register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is an online course. You will need to complete approximately 14.6 hours of study each week, for your enrolment duration of 52 weeks. You can increase the hours of online study per week to complete the course sooner.

You may also be required to complete approximately 9 hours of additional study each week outside of online study hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • choose to complete their course online, and may be currently working, or hoping to work in an administrative role in a range of industries
  • can work independently
  • have low to medium-level digital and researching skills
  • have good time management skills
  • have organisational skills to take responsibility for following their Individual Training Plan, and managing the study schedule required for the course

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • Educational Support Officers
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
  • Accessibility and Disability Services
  • Personal Counselling
  • Vocational Counselling
  • Learning Support
  • International Student Support
  • Scholarships
  • Multicultural Support

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)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • 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

An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide the following resources which is retained on completion of study:

  • all resources are provided as part of the course, however it is expected that additional independent research is undertaken as part of individual private study

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

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Core Units
Number Title
BSBWHS302 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBITU212 Create and use spreadsheets
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBFIA304 Maintain a general ledger
BSBFIA301 Maintain financial records
BSBFIA303 Process accounts payable and receivable
BSBFIA302 Process payroll
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
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.

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Course Location

TAFE DIGITAL
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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