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Certificate III in Micro Business Operations

BSB30315
Average Course Fee: $1800
Average Duration: 8 Months

This qualification reflects the role of skilled independent and micro-business contractors who apply a broad range of competencies in varied contexts, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. They may provide technical advice and support to a small 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 Micro Business Operations

86.8%

Satisfied with the training
87.1%

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

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC

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

Total number of units = 10

5 core units plus

5 elective units, of which:

  • all 5 elective units may be selected from the elective units listed below or from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level
  • if not listed below, 1 elective unit may be selected from a Certificate II or 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

    BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities

    BSBSMB302 Develop a micro business proposal

    BSBSMB303 Organise finances for the micro business

    BSBSMB304 Determine resource requirements for the micro business

    BSBSMB305 Comply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro business

    Elective Units

    BSBCRT301 Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills

    BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers

    BSBEBU401 Review and maintain a website

    BSBFIA301 Maintain financial records

    BSBFIA303 Process accounts payable and receivable

    BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff

    BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment

    BSBINT303 Organise the importing and exporting of goods

    BSBIPR405 Protect and use intangible assets in small business

    BSBITU305 Conduct online transactions

    BSBREL401 Establish networks

    BSBSMB201 Identify suitability for micro business

    BSBSMB306 Plan a homebased business

    BSBSMB307 Set up information and communications technology for the micro business

    BSBSMB308 Improve energy efficiency in micro or small business operations

    BSBSMB413 Design a digital action plan for small business

    BSBSMB414 Time management for small business

    BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

    BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development

    BSBWOR302 Work effectively as an offsite worker

    FNSFLT201 Develop and use a personal budget

    SIRXQUA001A Develop innovative ideas at work

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Independent Contractor
    Micro Business Operator
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Business Services
    Small Business



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    Student outcomes for Certificate III in Micro Business Operations

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

    50.6%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Data not available for this course
    Professionals
    28.2%
    Professionals
    Managers
    18.4%
    Managers
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    14.6%
    Technicians and Trades 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 (%) 77.6 83.3 85.2
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    67.8
    31.6
    35.5
     
    75
    43.1
    31.7
     
    77.3
    46.1
    30.9
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    -
    4.6*
    13.8
     
    7.2
    9
    14.1
     
    5
    9.8
    13.8
    Satisfied with the training (%) 86.8 84.1 86.1
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 87.1 59 70.9
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 92.7 88.4 90.2
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 94.1 79.1 83.6
    Recommend the training to other (%) 92.2 88.6 90.5

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
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    Median salary (Full-time) ($) - 44 500 42 900
    Top Occupations (%):
    Professionals
    Managers
    Technicians and Trades Workers
     
    28.2
    18.4
    14.6
     
    36.3
    21.1
    12.8
     
    27.4
    26
    13.1
    Top Industries (%):
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
    Retail Trade
    Construction
     
    14.9
    13.9
    11.9*
     
    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 (%) 50.6 40.8 50.3
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 46 900 40 000
    Enrolled in further study (%) 21.7 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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    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
    14.9
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
    Retail Trade
    13.9
    Retail Trade
    Construction
    11.9*
    Construction
    Business Services
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