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Offering Info

Certificate III in Business

  • National Course Code: BSB30115
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB30115-01V05-21WCN-002

Multiple Regional Locations

Armidale, Bathurst, Bourke, Brewarrina, Broken Hill, Boggabilla, Coonabarabran, Coomealla, Cobar, Condobolin, Coonamble, Cowra, Dubbo, Dunedoo, Dareton, Forbes, Glen Innes, Gunnedah, Gilgandra, Grenfell, Inverell, Lake Cargelligo, Lightning Ridge, Lithgow, Moree, Menindee, Mudgee, Narrabri, Nyngan, Orange, Parkes, Quirindi CLC, Tamworth, Tenterfield, Walgett, Warren, Wellington, Wilcannia

Study Type

Blended

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

16.9 Hours per week

Duration

36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer

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 to have access to internet, a computer and MS office. It is expected that you will have some basic knowledge of using a computer.

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 a blended flexible course. You will need to attend complete approximately 16.9 hours of study per week, for 1 year.

You may also be required to complete approximately 1.7 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including assignments, access to computers in HUB to complete IT tasks, completion of theory tasks and private study.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who wish to complete a Certificate using blended delivery. This means that you will be using an online learning platform- Moodle. It is expected that you will have basic knowledge of using a computer and emails.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

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

  • Student HUB
  • Library facilities and Education Support Officers to support research and independent learning activities
  • TAFE Counsellors
  • Aboriginal Community Consultants
  • Disability Support Services

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.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

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?

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

Applying 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. As you progress through the application and 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. (only if available as a trainee)

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Blended learning provides students with access to a wide range of courses and training opportunities from a local TAFE NSW campus or from home.

Blended learning combines online, web/video conferencing, and workshops including:

Online
Study using the TAFE Digital online learning platform.

Connected learning on campus
Connected learning enables you to attend your nearest TAFE NSW campus to participate in scheduled video conference classes with your teacher and other students located around the state.

Mobile training units
Mobile training units can be mobilised across many TAFE NSW locations and enable you to access teachers and specialised equipment and resources required on training days.

Core Units
Number Title
BSBWHS302 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBADM311 Maintain business resources
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
BSBINM301 Organise workplace information
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBWOR204 Use business technology
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.

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