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Certificate III in Business Administration

BSB30415
Average Course Fee: $2300
Average Duration: 1 Year

This qualification applies to a range of administrative roles in varied contexts.

Individuals in these positions use some discretion and judgement and 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 Administration

90.4%

Satisfied with the training
66.0%

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 = 13

2 core units plus

11 elective units, of which:

  • 7 elective units must be selected from the Group A units listed below
  • 4 elective units may be selected from the Group A or Group B elective units listed below, or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level
  • if not listed below, 2 of the electives units 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

    BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy

    BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others

    Elective Units

    Group A

    BSBADM307 Organise schedules

    BSBFIA302 Process payroll

    BSBFIA303 Process accounts payable and receivable

    BSBFIA304 Maintain a general ledger

    BSBITU302 Create electronic presentations

    BSBITU303 Design and produce text documents

    BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets

    BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents

    BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents

    BSBWRT301 Write simple documents

    Group B units

    BSBADM302 Produce texts from notes

    BSBADM303 Produce texts from audio transcription

    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

    BSBINM301 Organise workplace information

    BSBINM302 Utilise a knowledge management system

    BSBINM303 Handle receipt and despatch of information

    BSBINN201 Contribute to workplace innovation

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

    BSBITU301 Create and use databases

    BSBITU305 Conduct online transactions

    BSBPRO301 Recommend products and services

    BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

    BSBWOR204 Use business technology

    BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development

    BSBWOR302 Work effectively as an offsite worker

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

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Accounts Officer
    Administration Officer
    Administration Officer (Local Government)
    Administrative Assistant
    Bookkeeper
    Clerical Officer
    Credits/Returns Officer
    Data Entry Operator
    Enrolment Assistant
    Fee Officer
    Freight Documentation Clerk
    Holiday Park Receptionist
    Human Resources Clerk
    Human Resources Support Services Officer (Public Sector)
    International Education Office Receptionist
    Junior Personal Assistant
    Land Administration Officer
    Legal Receptionist
    Logistics Clerk
    Office Administration Assistant
    Office Administrator
    Payroll Officer
    Receptionist
    Revenue Officer (Local Government)
    Rural Business Worker
    School Financial Administration Officer
    Secretary
    Waste Management Administration Clerk
    Water Meter Administration Officer
    Word Processing Operator
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Accommodation
    Accounting and Bookkeeping
    Agriculture
    Business Administration
    Business Services
    Community Services
    Construction and Property
    Cultural Industries
    Education Administration
    Education Support
    Farming
    Financial Services
    Government Administration
    Government Service Delivery
    Health and Community Services
    Hospitality
    Human Resource Management
    Information and Telecommunications
    Information Technology
    Local Government
    Local Government Regulation
    Logistics
    Property
    Property Management
    Public Administration
    Purchasing and Procurement
    Services Industry
    Transport
    Utilities Services
    Warehousing and Storage
    Water Administration
    Water Supply



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    Training provider summary
    This training organisation provides:
      Delivery and assessment services.
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      Recognition for prior learning.
      Financial assistance via VET Student Loans.
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    This training provider is authorised to deliver subsidised courses in the following states and territories
    1. ACT
      ACT
    2. NSW
      NSW
    3. NT
      NT
    4. QLD
      QLD
    5. SA
      SA
    6. TAS
      TAS
    7. VIC
      VIC
    8. WA
      WA
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    This training provider offers courses in the following delivery modes:

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    Limited to the following postcodes:
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    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)

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    Course always available

    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 Administration

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

    21.3%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    17.0* %

    General Clerical Workers

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    44.2%
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Sales Workers
    15.4*%
    Sales Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    13.5*%
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $42,700

    $44,500

    $42,900


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) 66.7 83.3 85.2
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    46.5
    24.6
    21.9
     
    75
    43.1
    31.7
     
    77.3
    46.1
    30.9
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    5.3*
    26.3
    12.3*
     
    7.2
    9
    14.1
     
    5
    9.8
    13.8
    Satisfied with the training (%) 90.4 84.1 86.1
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 66 59 70.9
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 96.3 88.4 90.2
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 64.7 79.1 83.6
    Recommend the training to other (%) 92.2 88.6 90.5

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Median salary (Full-time) ($) 42,700 44 500 42 900
    Top Occupations (%):
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Sales Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers
     
    44.2
    15.4*
    13.5*
     
    36.3
    21.1
    12.8
     
    27.4
    26
    13.1
    Top Industries (%):
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Accommodation and Food Services
    Retail Trade
     
    19.6*
    13.7*
    11.8*
     
    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 (%) 21.3 40.8 50.3
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 46 900 40 000
    Enrolled in further study (%) 43.9 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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    Health Care and Social Assistance
    19.6*
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Accommodation and Food Services
    13.7*
    Accommodation and Food Services
    Retail Trade
    11.8*
    Retail Trade
    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".