Certificate III in Business (Administration)

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of Business Services job roles. It is likely that these individuals are establishing their own work performance.

Individuals in these roles carry out a range of routine procedural, clerical, administrative or operational tasks that require technology and business skills. They apply a broad range of competencies using some discretion, judgment and relevant theoretical knowledge. They may provide technical advice and support to a team.

Duration26 Weeks
National CodeBSB30120
CRICOS Code107388H
Delivery ModeFace-to-face: 13.5hrs/week
Online: 6.5hrs/week
Tuition Fee$5,000
Enrolment Fee*$200
*Non-refundable

Course Structure

The following units of competency are covered in this course:

BSB30120 Certificate III in Business
Core Units
BSBCRT311 Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment
BSBPEF201 Support personal wellbeing in the workplace
BSBSUS211 Participate in sustainable work practices
BSBTWK301 Use inclusive work practices
BSBWHS311 Assist with maintaining workplace safety
BSBXCM301 Engage in workplace communication
Elective Units
BSBTEC303 Create electronic presentations
BSBTEC302 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBESB302 Develop and present business proposals
BSBFIN301 Process financial transactions
BSBFIN302 Maintain financial records
BSBOPS301 Maintain business resources
BSBOPS303 Organise schedules
Electives are pre-selected

Entry Requirements

Students must have completed Australian Year 10 or an equivalent that demonstrates the knowledge and skills to enter the Business Services industry.

English proficiency requirement:

  • IELTS overall score 5.0
  • TOEFL (iBT) score of 65
  • PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic) score of 42

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

AIC staff will review an applicant’s language, literacy and numeracy skills during the application process with writing tasks and one-on-one interviews. If the review determines the applicant would benefit from a thorough language, literacy and numeracy skill assessment, AIC staff will discuss further options with the applicant as outlined in its Enrolment Policy.

Pathways from the qualification

Students who undertake the BSB30120 Certificate III in Business (Administration) are provided with advice of further training options. Students who gain this qualification can further their study in a range of Certificate IV and Diploma qualifications.

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors.:

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Business Administrator
  • Clerk
  • Office Assistant