BSB30415

Certificate III in Business Administration

The Certificate III in Business Administration was created to give you the fundamental skills and knowledge needed for business administrators.

In this nationally recognised qualification you will learn the necessary skills to work in a modern business, across a broad range of areas. You will learn keyboarding, occupational health and safety, how to produce business documents, process payroll, scheduling and many more. Elective units can be chosen to suit your particular needs.

People who are required to use some discretion and who need to develop and/or recognise existing skills and knowledge in order to work in a business environment.

This qualification applies to a range of administrative roles in varied contexts. They may provide technical advice and support to a team. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification. The Certificate III in Business Administration can be completed as a fee for service course or a traineeship.

To achieve the qualification a total of thirteen (13) units of competency must be completed, including two (2) core units and eleven (11) elective units.

The program has rolling enrolments and can be commenced at any time.

13 units are required to achieve this qualification as per the following:

  • 2 Core units plus 11 Elective units
  • 7 elective units must be selected from the Group A listed below
  • 4 elective units may be selected from the Group A or Group B elective units listed below
  • 2 elective units may be from a Certificate II or a Certificate IV qualification

 

CORE UNITS

BSBWHS201 – Contribute to health and safety of self and others

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to participate in work health and safety (WHS) processes to protect own health and safety, and that of others.

BSBITU307 – Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop keyboard skills with speed and accuracy using touch typing techniques.

 GROUP A ELECTIVE UNITS (MINIMUM 7)

BSBITU314 – Design and produce spreadsheets

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop spreadsheets through the use of spreadsheet software.

BSBITU312 – Create electronic presentations

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to design and produce electronic presentations for speakers, for self access and for online access.

BSBADM307– Organise schedules

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage appointments and diaries for personnel within an organisation, using manual and electronic diaries, schedules and other appointment systems.

BSBFIA302 – Process payroll

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to process payroll from provided data using manual and computerised payroll systems.

BSBFIA303 – Process accounts payable and receivable

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to maintain accounts payable and receivable records, including processing payments to creditors and handling overdue accounts receivable.

BSBITU313 – Design and produce digital text documents

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to design and develop predominantly text based documents using advanced features of work processing software.

BSBWRT301 – Write simple documents

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan, draft and review a basic document before writing the final version.

GROUP B ELECTIVE UNITS

BSBWHS401 – Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor an organisation s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area in order to meet legislative requirements.
 

BSBCUS301 – Deliver and monitor a service to customers

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify customer needs, deliver and monitor customer service and identify improvements in the provision of customer service.
 
BSBDIV301 – Work effectively with diversity
 
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and interact productively with diversity in the workplace. It covers sensitive responses to, and interactions with, all manner of diversity that might be encountered during the course of work.
 

BSBFIA301 – Maintain financial records

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain daily financial records such as reconciling debtors and creditors systems, preparing and maintaining a general ledger and trial balance and includes activities associated with monitoring cash control for accounting purposes.
 
BSBADM311 – Maintain business resources
 

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine, administer and maintain resources and equipment to complete a variety of tasks.

 

BSBPRO301 – Recommend products and services

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide advice and information within an organisation about the development and distribution of its products and services.
 

BSBINN201 – Contribute to workplace innovation

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to make a pro-active and positive contribution to workplace innovation.
 
BSBWOR204 – Use business technology
 
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select and use computer software and organise electronic information and data.
 
BSBSUS201 – Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
 

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively measure current resource use and carry out improvements, including reducing the negative environmental impact of work practices.

BSBINM302 – Utilise a knowledge management system

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to access a knowledge management system, use monitoring and review processes to provide feedback and improve own work practices using the system.
 

BSBWOR302 – Work effectively as an off-site worker

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to negotiate and perform self-managed, self-directed and agreed work. It is a flexible employment option that meets all legal and regulatory employment requirements.

BSBINM301 – Organise workplace information
 
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to gather, organise and apply workplace information in the context of an organisation s work processes and knowledge management systems.
 
 
 
 
 
 

This qualification is typically completed within a 12 month period though it can take longer if completed as part of an on-the-job traineeship program.

Self Paced Learning

This is an alternative option for those that are unable to attend classroom based training. Each participant will be provided with a series of books, each containing a cluster of units. The books are easy to follow with some graphics included to help during the Training Program. On completion of the books, assessments are then conducted. First Aid must be completed in the classroom. AMA trainers / assessors are contactable at any time by telephone or email.

Course Fee (non-traineeship): $2,200.00* (price may reduce in case of credit transfer/national recognition of units)

Course Fee (traineeship): $2,150.00 (concession rates may apply)

 

*Payment for this qualification is spread over four equal instalments of $550.00, collected in three month intervals as outlined below.  

  1. The first instalment is due upon receipt of enrolment, and once paid will give students access to their first set of units.
  2. After three months, or if a student requests access to new units earlier, students will be invoiced for the second instalment and upon payment will gain access to their next set of units.
  3. This process will continue until all four instalments are paid and the qualification is completed.

 

**Traineeship eligibility requirements apply. To find out more, visit our Traineeships page

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