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Certificate III in Business

BSB30115

At Austral College we’ll help you learn fundamental skills in Business at an affordable price so you can walk into your next job interview with confidence.

Kickstart your career in one of our largest industry sectors with a Certificate III in Business. Advance your skills and knowledge of business support including customer service, document creation, business technology, and workplace safety. 

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STUDY

OPTIONS

Online

Workshop

Traineeship

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COST

Full fee: $1794

Subsidised: $20

Concession Subsidised: $10

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JOBS USING

THESE SKILLS

General Clerk

Accounts Payable Clerk

Junior Personal Assistant

Receptionist

Accounts Clerk

Overview

This qualification in Business introduces you to business technology, word processing, payroll, spreadsheets, electronic presentations and safe work practices. 

It has been developed against nationally recognised competency standards and industry needs. This course is suited to those seeking practical business skills for a variety of office support roles.

This qualification is superseded by BSB30120. Final date for new enrolments and transition period end date is 19 April, 2022.

Study Options

Traineeship

Learn and apply your skills in a real workplace and earn while you do it!

Full-time, part-time and school-based traineeships are available. See the Traineeship page for more information.

Please note: funding, entry requirements, and units vary for traineeships.

ONLINE

This course is delivered via online tutorials, interactive online classrooms, and individual trainer correspondence.

Course Duration

Students have 6 months to complete this course. During this time, students have 24/7 access to the e-learning portal.

 

For students with prior experience in a business environment, as a general guide, with 12 hours of coursework per week the course may be completed in 10 weeks. 

Students who do not have any experience may take longer.

Start Date

Start at any time!

Resource Requirements

Students require access to:

  • Computer with Microsoft Office or similar, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Flash Player

  • Internet 

  • Simulated office environment, e.g. desk, ergonomic chair, printer.
     

Workshop

Learn face-to-face with your trainer in a workshop environment. Our five-day workshop blocks are held at locations across Queensland. Attend on then complete your assessments online, or attend multiple at no additional cost.

Course Duration

For students with prior experience in a business environment, as a general guide, with one full-time workshop block and 16 hours of subsequent coursework per week, the course may be complete in six weeks. 

Students who do not have any experience may take longer.

Start Date

Find upcoming workshops here.

Resource Requirements

Students require access to:

  • Computer with Microsoft Office or similar, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Flash Player

  • Internet

Equipment can be provided during workshops for students without access to these resources.

 
Payments
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FULL FEE

$1794

No upfront payment required. Each unit/unit cluster is invoiced at its commencement. Invoices are due upon complete of the unit/unit cluster.

Payment extensions may be granted if you have difficulty paying by the due date.

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Pay upfront and only pay $1000, save $784!

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PAYMENT PLAN

If upfront payments are not suited to your budget you can pursue our payment plan!

$300 deposit

$50 per week x 30 weeks

Successfully complete 1 core and 11 elective units from the list below to achieve this qualification.

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Student

Co-contribution fee

$20

Certificate 3 Guarantee funding is available for this course to eligible students.

For students eligible for Certificate 3 Guarantee funding, the student co-contribution fee is payable at the commencement of your course.

Eligible students will pay only a $20 student co-contribution fee ($10 for concessional students)

Admission requirements

This course is designed for students with prior work or life experience in the business services industry. Experience may include touch-typing, use of Microsoft Office suite, maximising the use of ergonomic office equipment, routine maintenance and troubleshooting of office equipment, delivering customer service and responding to feedback.

During this course, you will be required to read comprehensive learner workbooks, undertake a range of written and practical assessments, undertake independent research, and engage in discussions.

Entry requires successful completion of year 10 level English. If you have not achieved this, you can demonstrate this knowledge by completing our pre-course Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment.

A good knowledge of computer basics is desirable.

 

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1300 765 615