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Offering Info

Certificate III in Business Administration

  • National Course Code: BSB30415
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB30415-01V03-19NEP-224

Location – Nepean, Kingswood (Traineeship Only)

Study Type

Blended

Course Start Date

Enquire Now

Hours Per Week

7

Duration

18 Weeks

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

Course Details

Great administration, personal and executive assistants are highly sought after in nearly every industry. The nationally accredited Certificate III in Business Administration will give you the professional office administration skills to help keep teams organised and business operations running smoothly.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn:

  • A broad range of administrative skills
  • To touch type
  • To use Business Enterprise software such as Microsoft Office
  • To create and use spreadsheets, prepare presentations and other business documents
  • How to write business documents
  • How to organise paper-based and electronic schedules
  • How to offer outstanding customer service
  • Strategies to support your team
  • The fundamentals of health and safety in the workplace

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the qualities and skills you need to get ahead in this field:

  • A keen eye for detail
  • The ability to work as a part of team
  • Confidence to communicate with peers, management and senior leadership
  • The know-how to relate to customers in a professional manner

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Successfully complete this course and you will gain a Certificate III qualification that:

  • Prepares you for entry level administrative support roles in a variety of industries
  • Sets you up for achieving your next qualification

GROW YOUR CAREER

Continue your ambition in administration and business with further study:

  • BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration
  • BSB50415 Diploma of Business Administration
  • BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business
  • BSB50215 Diploma of Business

INDUSTRY DEMAND

There is high demand for administrative assistants in nearly every industry.

The projected employment growth in Australia for administrative and support services is 6.6% (Australian Government, Department of Jobs and Small 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

There are no TAFE NSW entry requirements for this qualification.

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:

  • Basic experience with computer software programs, like Microsoft Word

  • Typing skills

    If you need support in preparation for study, contact us to learn more about the options available. You may also consider the BSB20115 - Certificate II in Business which will give you the skills you need to complete the Certificate III.

    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.

    You MUST bring with you your Traineeship Training Contract (Training Plan Proposal) from your Apprenticeship Network Provider (Australian Apprenticeship Centre) plus any documentation of previous studies.

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

It's all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest. Register for an information session to broaden your skills set to get ahead. Can't find an Information Session for you? Enquire Online or call 131601.

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

Trainees are flexible delivery and start dates depend on your individual circumstances. Delivery schedule will be individual for each trainee

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

    You will need to bring two USB's to the course.


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

Semester one starts early February 2020. Enquire now to be notified when enrolments open.

To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or 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.

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 your chosen 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.

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

Core Units
Number Title
BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBADM307 Organise schedules
BSBADM311 Maintain business resources
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
BSBIND201 Work effectively in a business environment
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents

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

Accounts Officer
Administration Officer
Administrative Assistant
Bookkeeper
Clerical Officer
Credits/Returns Officer
Data Entry Operator
Receptionist
Office Administration Assistant
Secretary

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

Nepean, Kingswood
Great Western Highway, Kingswood
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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