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Offering Info

Certificate III in Business

  • National Course Code: BSB30120
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB30120-01V01-22NEW-007

Location – Newcastle

Attendance

Full Time

Delivery

Combination

Course Start Date

01 Feb 2022

Study Commitment

16 Hours per week

Duration

18 Weeks

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

Course Details

The nationally recognised Certificate III in Business is a highly regarded qualification and a great starting point for your exciting business services journey. Get a taste of different business areas and be ready to join the workforce as an administrative assistant and more.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Use popular business software including Microsoft Office suite and Microsoft Teams
  • Respond to work health and safety issues
  • Organise your time and work priorities
  • Make suggestions regarding sustainable work practices
  • Think critically, problem solve and communicate in the workplace

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to engage with a wide range of people
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong time management and task prioritisation

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

  • Administrative assistant
  • Customer service representative
  • Receptionist
  • General clerk

GROW YOUR CAREER

  • Certificate IV in Business
  • Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business
  • Certificate IV in Human Resource Management
  • Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
  • Certificate IV in Marketing and Communications
  • Diploma of Business
  • Bachelor of Business with TAFE NSW Degrees

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol now.

Traineeship
TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate III in Business as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol as a trainee you must:

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

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) at a Year 10 high school level
  • A computer with internet access
  • Pre-existing technology skills to access and navigate the internet and be able to create, open and save electronic files
  • Confidence to work independently

TAFE NSW may ask you to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test.

This skills test helps us to understand your individual study needs, to design an individualised plan that supports your study success and ensures your LLN skills match the demands of the course.

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time on campus course. You must attend approximately 16 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 9 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.

The course will run 3 days a week for 18 weeks.

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

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

his course is currently scheduled on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with day classes. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

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?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

Access to texts are provided electronically. Students will need to bring to class a notebook, pen and USB storage device.

Students will require access to a computer and suitable internet to complete set learning tasks and join virtual (MS TEAMS) classes as required,

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. (only if available as a trainee)

Core Units
Number Title
BSBCRT311 Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment
BSBPEF201 Support personal wellbeing in the workplace
BSBSUS211 Participate in sustainable work practices
BSBTWK301 Use inclusive work practices
BSBWHS311 Assist with maintaining workplace safety
BSBXCM301 Engage in workplace communication
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBOPS301 Maintain business resources
BSBOPS303 Organise schedules
BSBPEF301 Organise personal work priorities
BSBTEC301 Design and produce business documents
BSBTEC302 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBWRT311 Write simple documents
BSBOPS304 Deliver and monitor a service to customers

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

Newcastle
266 Maitland Road, Tighes Hill
Phone 131 601

Fees information

We understand that many students are confused by different fees for similar courses, and want to reassure you that studying with TAFE NSW won't damage your hip pocket.

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