BSB30115 Certificate III in Business

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


This qualification reflects the varied roles of individuals across different industry sectors who apply a broad range of competencies using some discretion, judgment and relevant theoretical knowledge. They may provide technical advice and support to a team. This course is also suitable for trainees in an administration environment with a focus on financial aspects.


Employment possibilities in areas of Accounts Receivable Clerk, Accounts Payable Clerk, Data Entry Operator, Junior Personal Assistant, Receptionist, Administration Assistant, Office Administrator, Word Processing Operator.


Students who have completed the Certificate III in Business could further their studies with enrolment into areas such as Certificate IV in Leadership and Management, Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookeeping and Pathway to Cert IV in Business.

Course Delivery

This course is completed via traineeship and flexible/online delivery. This qualification is suitable for new and/or relatively inexperienced clerical and office workers, or those who aspire to such a role. The course is designed for study off campus and access to a workplace (office) is highly desirable. The course applies adult learning principles of self-directed learning and students are required to maintain monthly contact with their teacher.

Entry Requirements

Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals. Trainees' must be employed under the Australian Apprenticeship Scheme, at the commencement of the traineeship, the trainee and employer will be required to sign a training agreement which specifies the duration and type of training arrangements entered into and comply with Institute requirements.

Expected Time to Complete

1 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
BSBWHS302 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace 20 $30.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
BSBADM307 Organise schedules 15 $30.00
BSBADM311 Maintain business resources 15 $30.00
BSBCMM301 Process customer complaints 30 $30.00
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers 35 $30.00
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity 30 $30.00
BSBFIA412 Report on financial activity 30 $30.00
BSBFLM303 Contribute to effective workplace relationships 40 $30.00
BSBINM301 Organise workplace information 30 $30.00
BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment 40 $30.00
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents 80 $40.00
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations 20 $30.00
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents 90 $30.00
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets 35 $30.00
BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals 40 $30.00
BSBPRO301 Recommend products and services 20 $30.00
BSBREL402 Build client relationships and business networks 50 $30.00
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development 30 $30.00
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents 30 $30.00
FNSACC313 Perform financial calculations 30 $30.00
FNSACC412 Prepare operational budgets 40 $25.00

Course Assessment

  • Observation and oral questioning
  • Project
  • Practical task
  • Written task
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Government Subsidised $1,826 $1,826
Concession $655 $655
RPL Government Subsidised $884 $884
RPL Concession $177 $177
RPL Self-funded $1,326 $1,326
Self-Funded $2,268 $2,268

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

Please visit our Fees and Charges page for more information.
Intake Campus Course Details
2020 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Full Year, Trainee
2020 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Part Time, Flexible/Online, Full Year, Self-funded only
2020 Ongoing Enrolment Swan Hill Campus Full Time, Part Time, Full Year, Trainee