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BSB30415 - Certificate III in Business Administration

Course Details

Course Summary

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. Perform common business-related tasks such as producing documents and building customer relationships. This course will introduce you to a range of standard business software packages including word processing, layout and database software. This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply a broad range of administrative competencies in varied work contexts, using some discretion and judgement. They may provide technical advice and support to a team.

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $3185 (2019)
$3380 (2020)
Subsidised Full Fee $1287 (2019)
$1365 (2020)
Subsidised Concession Fee $650 (2019)
$689 (2020)
Fee for service per unit $245 (2019)
$260 (2020)
Fee for service (International) $5100 (2019)
$3380 (2020)
Fee for service per unit (International) $392.31 (2019)
$260 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit $99 (2019)
$105 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $50 (2019)
$53 (2020)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Online
Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
Skill Area
  • Business Services
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
  • ROC - 086855G
  • MKC - 086855G

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification though it is recommended that students have basic computer skills, keyboard skills, and appropriate literacy and numeracy levels. Other requirements: The Certificate III Business Administration includes a core unit of BSBITU307 which includes a supervised 5 minute speed and accuracy typing test as part of the assessment for this unit of competency. All students must be able to attend a local CQUni or TAFE campus to complete the supervised test.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Job roles include: Accounts Receivable Clerk, Accounts Payable Clerk, Clerk, Data Entry Operator, Junior Personal Assistant, Receptionist.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 2 core units
  2. Complete 11 elective units
Please select a course structure from the options below:
Trainees (User Choice)

12 months

  • Online
  • On-campus
Core

All students must complete these 2 core units.

BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy More Information Training.gov Details
Elective Units Group A

All students must complete a total of 11 elective units.

Composition of the 11 electives MUST include a minimum of 7 Group A elective units and a maximum of 4 Group B and/or Unspecified electives


BSBFIA303 Process accounts payable and receivable More Information Training.gov Details
BSBFIA302 Process Payroll More Information Training.gov Details
BSBADM307 Organise schedules More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents More Information Training.gov Details
Elective Units Group B

All students must complete a total of 11 elective units.

Composition of the 11 electives MUST include a minimum of 7 Group A elective units and a maximum of 4 Group B and/or Unspecified electives

BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development More Information Training.gov Details
BSBADM302 Produce texts from notes More Information Training.gov Details
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers More Information Training.gov Details
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU311 Use simple relational databases (Release 1) More Information Training.gov Details
Unspecified Electives

All students must complete a total of 11 elective units.

Composition of the 11 electives MUST include a minimum of 7 Group A elective units and a maximum of 4 Group B and/or Unspecified electives

BSBMKG413 Promote products and services More Information Training.gov Details
BSBMKG414 Undertake marketing activities More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU212 Create and use spreadsheets More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU211 Produce digital text documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBWHS201 - Contribute to health and safety of self and others
2 BSBITU307 - Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
3 BSBADM307 - Organise schedules
4 BSBITU312 - Create electronic presentations
5 BSBITU313 - Design and produce digital text documents
6 BSBITU314 - Design and produce spreadsheets
7 BSBITU306 - Design and produce business documents
8 BSBITU309 - Produce desktop published documents
9 BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents

The following units have no specific enrolment order and you should discuss the order of enrolment for these with your teacher.
Unit Code Unit Name
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents
BSBITU211 Produce digital text documents
BSBITU212 Create and use spreadsheets
BSBMKG414 Undertake marketing activities
BSBMKG413 Promote products and services
BSBITU311 Use simple relational databases (Release 1)
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBADM302 Produce texts from notes
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBFIA302 Process Payroll
BSBFIA303 Process accounts payable and receivable

VET in Schools (VETiS)

24 months
  • Online
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
Core Units
All students must complete these 2 core units. Enrol into one unit at a time, starting with the core units: BSBWHS201 and then BSBITU307.
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy More Information Training.gov Details
Elective Units Group A

All students must complete a total of 11 elective units.

Composition of the 11 electives MUST include a minimum of 7 Group A elective units and a maximum of 4 Group B and/or Unspecified electives

BSBFIA303 Process accounts payable and receivable More Information Training.gov Details
BSBFIA302 Process Payroll More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets More Information Training.gov Details
BSBADM307 Organise schedules More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents More Information Training.gov Details
Elective Units Group B

All students must complete a total of 11 elective units.

Composition of the 11 electives MUST include a minimum of 7 Group A elective units and a maximum of 4 Group B and/or Unspecified electives

BSBADM302 Produce texts from notes More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU311 Use simple relational databases (Release 1) More Information Training.gov Details
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity More Information Training.gov Details
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development More Information Training.gov Details
Unspecified Elective
All students must complete a total of 11 elective units. Composition of the 11 electives MUST include a minimum of 7 Group A elective units and a maximum of 4 Group B and/or Unspecified electives
BSBITU211 Produce digital text documents More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBWHS201 - Contribute to health and safety of self and others
2 BSBITU307 - Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
3 BSBITU312 - Create electronic presentations
4 BSBITU211 - Produce digital text documents
5 BSBITU313 - Design and produce digital text documents
6 BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents
7 BSBDIV301 - Work effectively with diversity
8 BSBCUS301 - Deliver and monitor a service to customers
9 BSBWOR301 - Organise personal work priorities and development
10 BSBITU309 - Produce desktop published documents
11 BSBITU314 - Design and produce spreadsheets
12 BSBADM307 - Organise schedules
13 BSBITU306 - Design and produce business documents

The following units have no specific enrolment order and you should discuss the order of enrolment for these with your teacher.
Unit Code Unit Name
BSBFIA303 Process accounts payable and receivable
BSBFIA302 Process Payroll
BSBITU311 Use simple relational databases (Release 1)
BSBADM302 Produce texts from notes

Online

12-18 months
  • Online
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
Core Units
Students must complete these 2 core units. 
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy More Information Training.gov Details
Elective Units Group A

All students must complete a total of 11 elective units.

Composition of the 11 electives MUST include a minimum of 7 Group A elective units and a maximum of 4 Group B and/or Unspecified electives

BSBFIA302 Process Payroll More Information Training.gov Details
BSBFIA303 Process accounts payable and receivable More Information Training.gov Details
BSBADM307 Organise schedules More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents More Information Training.gov Details
Elective Units Group B

All students must complete a total of 11 elective units.

Composition of the 11 electives MUST include a minimum of 7 Group A elective units and a maximum of 4 Group B and/or Unspecified electives

BSBITU311 Use simple relational databases (Release 1) More Information Training.gov Details
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity More Information Training.gov Details
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers More Information Training.gov Details
BSBADM302 Produce texts from notes More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development More Information Training.gov Details
Unspecified electives

All students must complete a total of 11 elective units.

Composition of the 11 electives MUST include a minimum of 7 Group A elective units and a maximum of 4 Group B and/or Unspecified electives

BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU211 Produce digital text documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU212 Create and use spreadsheets More Information Training.gov Details
BSBLEG301 Apply knowledge of the legal system to complete tasks More Information Training.gov Details
BSBLEG304 Apply the principles of confidentiality and security within the legal environment More Information Training.gov Details
BSBLEG305 Use legal terminology in order to carry out tasks More Information Training.gov Details
BSBLEG308 Assist in prioritising and planning activities in a legal practice More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBWHS201 - Contribute to health and safety of self and others
2 BSBITU307 - Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
3 BSBADM307 - Organise schedules
4 BSBITU312 - Create electronic presentations
5 BSBITU313 - Design and produce digital text documents
6 BSBITU314 - Design and produce spreadsheets
7 BSBITU306 - Design and produce business documents
8 BSBITU309 - Produce desktop published documents
9 BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents

The following units have no specific enrolment order and you should discuss the order of enrolment for these with your teacher.
Unit Code Unit Name
BSBLEG308 Assist in prioritising and planning activities in a legal practice
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBLEG305 Use legal terminology in order to carry out tasks
BSBLEG304 Apply the principles of confidentiality and security within the legal environment
BSBLEG301 Apply knowledge of the legal system to complete tasks
BSBITU212 Create and use spreadsheets
BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents
BSBITU211 Produce digital text documents
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
BSBADM302 Produce texts from notes
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
BSBITU311 Use simple relational databases (Release 1)
BSBFIA303 Process accounts payable and receivable
BSBFIA302 Process Payroll

On-Campus

12-18 months
  • On-campus
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
Core Units
All students must complete these 2 core units. 
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy More Information Training.gov Details
Elective Units Group A

All students must complete a total of 11 elective units.

Composition of the 11 electives MUST include a minimum of 7 Group A elective units and a maximum of 4 Group B and/or Unspecified electives

BSBFIA302 Process Payroll More Information Training.gov Details
BSBFIA303 Process accounts payable and receivable More Information Training.gov Details
BSBADM307 Organise schedules More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents More Information Training.gov Details
Elective Units Group B

All students must complete a total of 11 elective units.

Composition of the 11 electives MUST include a minimum of 7 Group A elective units and a maximum of 4 Group B and/or Unspecified electives

BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers More Information Training.gov Details
BSBADM302 Produce texts from notes More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU311 Use simple relational databases (Release 1) More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development More Information Training.gov Details
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity More Information Training.gov Details
Unspecified electives

All students must complete a total of 11 elective units.

Composition of the 11 electives MUST include a minimum of 7 Group A elective units and a maximum of 4 Group B and/or Unspecified electives

BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU212 Create and use spreadsheets More Information Training.gov Details
BSBITU211 Produce digital text documents More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBWHS201 - Contribute to health and safety of self and others
2 BSBITU307 - Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
3 BSBADM307 - Organise schedules
4 BSBITU312 - Create electronic presentations
5 BSBITU313 - Design and produce digital text documents
6 BSBITU314 - Design and produce spreadsheets
7 BSBITU306 - Design and produce business documents
8 BSBITU309 - Produce desktop published documents
9 BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents

The following units have no specific enrolment order and you should discuss the order of enrolment for these with your teacher.
Unit Code Unit Name
BSBITU211 Produce digital text documents
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBFIA302 Process Payroll
BSBFIA303 Process accounts payable and receivable
BSBITU212 Create and use spreadsheets
BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
BSBITU311 Use simple relational databases (Release 1)
BSBADM302 Produce texts from notes

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Third Party Verification
Written/Electronic Assessment
Project
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to this course.

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Trainees (User Choice)

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

VET in Schools (VETiS)

Online
January: Part Time
February: Part Time
March: Part Time
April: Part Time
May: Part Time
June: Part Time
July: Part Time
August: Part Time
September: Part Time
October: Part Time
November: Part Time
December: Part Time

Online

Online
January: Full Time/Part Time
February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
December: Full Time/Part Time

On-Campus

On-campus

Biloela Study Centre

February: Part Time
March: Part Time
April: Part Time
May: Part Time
June: Part Time
July: Part Time
August: Part Time
September: Part Time
October: Part Time
November: Part Time

Gladstone City

February: Part Time
March: Part Time
April: Part Time
May: Part Time
June: Part Time
July: Part Time
August: Part Time
September: Part Time
October: Part Time
November: Part Time

Rockhampton City

February: Part Time
March: Part Time
April: Part Time
May: Part Time
June: Part Time
July: Part Time
August: Part Time
September: Part Time
October: Part Time
November: Part Time

Gladstone

February: Part Time
March: Part Time
April: Part Time
May: Part Time
June: Part Time
July: Part Time
August: Part Time
September: Part Time
October: Part Time
November: Part Time

Domestic 2020 Availabilities

Trainees (User Choice)

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

VET in Schools (VETiS)

Online
January: Full Time/Part Time
February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
December: Full Time/Part Time

Online

Online
January: Full Time/Part Time
February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
December: Full Time/Part Time

On-Campus

On-campus

Biloela Study Centre

February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time

Gladstone

February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time

Rockhampton City

February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
More Details

More Details

Enrolment Advice

If you wish to complete any of the BSBITU elective units, the BSBITU306 unit, if selected, must be the LAST of the BSBITU units completed.


Skilling Queenslanders for Work Initiative

Community organisations successful in their application with the Queensland Government have access to the Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative. This funding can assist students, who meet the eligibility criteria, apply for a place in their community organisation’s project. Further information about the initiative can be found at https://training.qld.gov.au/home/sqw


The following community organisations have a partnership agreement in place with CQUni, as the preferred Registered Training Organisation. This partnership gives these organisations the ability to recruit students within their community who meet the eligibility criteria set by the Department of Education and Training, and send through documentation to enable CQUni to process the pre-enrolments. 


They are:

Tully Support Centre Inc. Email: info@tullysupportcentre.com.au 

Students currently studying or wanting to enquire about eligibility with the funding or for this course can contact the community organisation.


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.