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Offering Info

Certificate III in Business

  • National Course Code: BSB30115
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB30115-01V05-20ULT-003

Location – Ultimo (Building W)

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

10 Hours per week

Duration

36 Weeks

  • 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.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part time, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 10 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 36 weeks.

You may also be required to complete approximately 3.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including independent study, research, practice and assignments.

This course is offered for a full year. Note: Second semester attendance will be: Monday 9:00am to 4:30pm and Thursday from 1:30pm to 5:00pm.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who have not previously been employed or may be looking to re-enter the workforce and/or do not possess current computing, communication or office skills required to apply for a position in an office environment.

SERVICES AND STUDY 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)
  • 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

This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday from 9:00am to 4:30pm and Thursday from 9:00am to 12:30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

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?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Students may be required to spend up to $100 for additional resources.

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

Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00

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
BSBADM307 Organise schedules
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
BSBITU211 Produce digital text documents
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBWOR204 Use business technology
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

Ultimo, Main Campus
651-731 Harris Street, Ultimo
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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