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Certificate III in Business

BSB30115
Average Course Fee: $2520
Average Duration: 1 Year

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.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate III in Business

71.4%

Satisfied with the training
33.3%

Received job-related
benefits from training
General Clerk ( ANZSCO code 531111)
Expected job openings
Expected job openings are: high Low Below average Average Above average High
High
239,900 persons were employed as General Clerks in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be greater than 50,000.
Average weekly full time earnings
Average weekly full time earnings are: below average Low Below average Average Above average High
Below average
Average weekly full time earnings before tax for General Clerks in 2014 are: $1,000. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
Source: Department of Employment. For full details on General Clerks visit Job Outlook
This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories shown by blue colouring in the table below.

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC
For more information on apprenticeship pathways, please visit this course on aapathways.com.au
This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories


For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

Total number of units = 12

1 core unit plus

11 elective units, of which:

  • 7 of the elective units must be selected from the elective units listed below
  • 4 elective units may be selected from the elective units listed below, from this Training Package or from any current accredited course or endorsed Training Package at the same qualification level
  • if not listed below, 1 elective unit may be selected from a Certificate II qualification and 2 elective units may be taken from a Certificate IV qualification.
  • Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

    Core Units

    BSBWHS302 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace

    Elective Units

    BSBADM311 Maintain business resources

    BSBCMM301 Process customer complaints

    BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers

    BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity

    BSBFIA301 Maintain financial records

    BSBFLM303 Contribute to effective workplace relationships

    BSBFLM305 Support operational plan

    BSBFLM306 Provide workplace information and resourcing plans

    BSBFLM309 Support continuous improvement systems and processes

    BSBFLM311 Support a workplace learning environment

    BSBFLM312 Contribute to team effectiveness

    BSBINM301 Organise workplace information

    BSBINM302 Utilise a knowledge management system

    BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment

    BSBIPR301 Comply with organisational requirements for protection and use of intellectual property

    BSBITU301 Create and use databases

    BSBITU302 Create electronic presentations

    BSBITU303 Design and produce text documents

    BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets

    BSBITU305 Conduct online transactions

    BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents

    BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents

    BSBPRO301 Recommend products and services

    BSBPUR301 Purchase goods and services

    BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

    BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development

    BSBWOR302 Work effectively as an off-site worker

    BSBWRT301 Write simple documents

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Clerical Officer
    Customer Service Officer
    Data Entry Operator
    Information Officer
    Payroll Officer
    Word Processing Operator
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Business Administration
    Business Services
    Customer Service
    Government Administration
    Government Service Delivery
    Human Resource Management
    Legal Administration
    Local Government
    Local Government Administration



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    This training provider is authorised to deliver subsidised courses in the following states and territories
    1. ACT
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    2. NSW
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    3. NT
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    4. QLD
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    5. SA
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    6. TAS
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    7. VIC
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    8. WA
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    Distance (training available via correspondence)
    Attendance required (training includes some fixed-time online lectures or fixed time class components)
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    The following facilities are required at the training site:

    Offsite training is avaliable in the following locations:
    Within a radius of deliveryItem.Radius Km from
    Limited to the following cities:
    Limited to the following postcodes:
    Online (training available online or via email submission)
    Distance (training available via correspondence)
    Attendance required (training includes some fixed-time online lectures or fixed time class components)
    Fixed submission dates (assessment pieces have set submission dates)
    Self-paced (training has no set class times of set submission dates)

    This RTO can offer VET Student Loans for certain approved courses. A VET Student Loan is a capped loan from the Australian Government to help you pay your tuition fees. Your initial loan debt amount (loan and loan fee, if applicable), plus indexation, must be paid back once you start earning over a certain amount. The amount for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.

    For more information, visit the Department of Education and Training or StudyAssist.


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    Student outcomes for Certificate III in Business

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate III in Business

    29.8%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    20.0* %

    General Clerical Workers

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    41.4%
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Sales Workers
    20.7*%
    Sales Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    10.3*%
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $44,500

    $42,900


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) 69.4 83.3 85.2
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    54.1
    24.3
    28.8
     
    75
    43.1
    31.7
     
    77.3
    46.1
    30.9
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    -
    8.1*
    18.9
     
    7.2
    9
    14.1
     
    5
    9.8
    13.8
    Satisfied with the training (%) 71.4 84.1 86.1
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 33.3 59 70.9
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 73.6 88.4 90.2
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 54.5 79.1 83.6
    Recommend the training to other (%) 72.1 88.6 90.5

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Median salary (Full-time) ($) - 44 500 42 900
    Top Occupations (%):
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Sales Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers
     
    41.4
    20.7*
    10.3*
     
    36.3
    21.1
    12.8
     
    27.4
    26
    13.1
    Top Industries (%):
    Retail Trade
    Accommodation and Food Services
    Education and Training
     
    21.8*
    16.4*
    10.9*
     
    18.2
    12.4
    12.1
     
    21
    17.1
    8.9

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed after training (%) - 91 89.8
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 43 400 46 100
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 29.2 27
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 84.3 85.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 83.9 86.8

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed after training (%) 29.8 40.8 50.3
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 46 900 40 000
    Enrolled in further study (%) 31.5 32.5 31.7
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 83.6 86.1
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 68.8 76.9

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
    For more information, please refer to the Statistics Explained page.

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    Retail Trade
    21.8*
    Retail Trade
    Accommodation and Food Services
    16.4*
    Accommodation and Food Services
    Education and Training
    10.9*
    Education and Training
    Business Services
    Stream Certificate II Certificate III Certificate IV Diploma Advanced Diploma
    Leadership & Management          
    Customer Engagement          
    Legal and Conveyancing          
    Medical          
    Small Business and Franchising          
    Education          
    International Trade          
    Advertising          
    Marketing & Communication          
    Purchasing          
    Recordkeeping          
    Project Management          
    Human Resources and Work Health & Safety          
    Governance          
    Quality Auditing          
    International Education          
    Library          
    Information and Cultural Services          
    Library & Information Services          
    Environmental Management          

    Note: Information provided as a guide only.  Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aatinfo.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".