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Certificate III in Business (BSB30115)

Course summary

Take the next step in your business career with a course designed to provide advanced training for office-related roles. You will obtain sound knowledge in computing office technology, office practices and finance.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in a varied work context using some discretion, judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. They may provide technical advice and support to a team.

Course details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • - Domestic
Fees www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • - Business, Accounting and Law
  • - VET in Schools
Skill Area
  • - Business Services
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Customer service adviser, data entry operator, general clerk, payroll officer, typist, word processing operator

Course Structures

Please select a Course Structure from the options below:

Standard Course Structure

Summary
To successfully complete this course, students must complete a total of 12 units, consisting of:
1 core unit and 11 elective units.
Core Units
BSBWHS302 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace
Elective Units
BSBADM307 Organise schedules
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
BSBINM301 Organise workplace information
BSBITU201 Produce simple word processed documents
BSBITU301 Create and use databases
BSBITU302 Create electronic presentations
BSBITU303 Design and produce text documents
BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets
BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
2018 Study Sequence
Enrol as per the following order:
  1. BSBWHS302.

The remaining Study Sequence is to be discussed with teaching team prior to enrolment for an individualised training plan.

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Third Party Verification
Project
RPL

Course Intakes

2018 Online

Timing
There are twelve course intakes for 2018, available monthly from January to December.

Duration and dates
12 months full-time or 18 months part-time


Summary

This course is available online with teaching support available through Zoom meetings, email and telephone. Online students require self-motivation and must have at least 10 hours part-time or 20 hours full-time available per week for study. Optional tutorial sessions will be held weekly at the following locations: 

CQUniversity Mackay 

Weekly on Tuesdays from 1 pm - 3 pm.

CQUniversity Gladstone City 

Weekly on Tuesdays from 4 pm - 6 pm.


2018 On-campus

Timing
There are ten course intakes for 2018, available monthly from February to November.

Duration and dates
12 months full-time or 18 months part-time


Summary

This course is available to study on-campus at the following locations: 

CQUniversity Biloela 
Weekly classes will be held on Mondays from 9 am – 11 am or Tuesdays from 10 am – 12 noon. 

CQUniversity Gladstone City
Weekly classes will be held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8.30 am – 12.30 pm at Building D Room 3.14. Students can enrol in either day. They must discuss with the teacher the possibility of attending both days each week. There will be no classes on 13 and 14 February 2018. 

CQUniversity Rockhampton City
Weekly classes will be held on Mondays from 8.30 am - 12.30 pm. 

CQUniversity Yeppoon
Weekly classes will be held on Tuesdays from 8.30 am - 12.30 pm.

Students require self-motivation and must have at least 10 hours part-time or 20 hours full-time available per week for study.


For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here

Related Courses

Course code Course name Short Course
BSB20115 Certificate II in Business No
BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration No
BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business No
BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration No

Resource Requirements

Students studying this course will need access to a computer with internet and the following software packages:

  • The latest version of Adobe Reader
  • Microsoft Office 2016 with Microsoft Access 
  • MYOB AccountRight Student Edition V19.10.

MYOB AccountRight Student Edition V19.10 will need to be purchased at the expense of the student. A discounted version of MYOB is available for CQUni students. Microsoft Office software is available for students at no cost. 

Internet access will be required to download any software packages. Instructions for downloading any required software or optional textbooks details will be provided to students after enrolment. Textbooks are an optional resource for this course as course materials are available online.