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 $2834 (2018)
$3185 (2019)
Subsidised Full Fee $1144 (2018)
$1287 (2019)
Subsidised Concession Fee $572 (2018)
$650 (2019)
Fee for service per unit $245 (2019)
Fee for service (International) $5100 (2019)
Fee for service per unit (International) $392.31 (2019)
Subsidised full fee per unit $99 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $50 (2019)
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

1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

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:
VET in Schools (VETiS)

2 years
  • Online
  • Mixed Mode
Core Units
The remaining Study Sequence is to be discussed with teaching team prior to enrolment for an individualised training plan.
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others More Information
BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy More Information
Elective Units - Group A
BSBADM307 Organise schedules More Information
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations More Information
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents More Information
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets More Information
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents More Information
BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents More Information
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents More Information
Elective Units - Group B
BSBADM302 Produce texts from notes More Information
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers More Information
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity More Information
BSBITU311 Create and use databases More Information

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

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
BSBADM307 Organise schedules
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
BSBADM302 Produce texts from notes
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
BSBITU311 Create and use databases

Online

12 months
  • Online
  • Mixed Mode
Core Units
The remaining Study Sequence is to be discussed with teaching team prior to enrolment for an individualised training plan.
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others More Information
BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy More Information
Elective Units - Group A
BSBADM307 Organise schedules More Information
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations More Information
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents More Information
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets More Information
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents More Information
BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents More Information
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents More Information
Elective Units - Group B
BSBADM302 Produce texts from notes More Information
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers More Information
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity More Information
BSBITU311 Create and use databases More Information

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

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
BSBADM307 Organise schedules
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
BSBADM302 Produce texts from notes
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
BSBITU311 Create and use databases

On-Campus

18 months
  • Mixed Mode
  • On-campus
Core Units
The remaining Study Sequence is to be discussed with teaching team prior to enrolment for an individualised training plan.
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others More Information
BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy More Information
Elective Units - Group A
BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents More Information
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents More Information
BSBADM307 Organise schedules More Information
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations More Information
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents More Information
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets More Information
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents More Information
Elective Units - Group B
BSBITU311 Create and use databases More Information
BSBADM302 Produce texts from notes More Information
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers More Information
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity More Information

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

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
BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
BSBADM307 Organise schedules
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations
BSBITU313 Design and produce digital text documents
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBITU311 Create and use databases
BSBADM302 Produce texts from notes
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Third Party Verification
Project
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to the intakes

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

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

Online

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

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
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

Online

There are eleven course intakes, available monthly from February to December.
12 months full-time or 18 months part-time
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.

CQUniversity Rockhampton City
Weekly on Monday and Wednesday from 8.30am to 12.30pm at Building B, Room 2.32.  Students can only attend once per week.  

On-campus

There are ten course intakes for 2018, available monthly from February to November.
12 months full-time or 18 months part-time
This course is available to study on-campus at the following locations: 

CQUniversity Biloela 
Weekly classes will be held on Mondays from 5 pm – 7 pm or Tuesdays from 9 am – 12 noon. 

CQUniversity Gladstone City
Classes will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday 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
Classes will be held on Monday and Wednesday from 8.30am to 12.30pm at Building B, Room 2.32.  Students can enrol in either day and can only attend once per week.  

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

VET in Schools (VETiS)

There are eleven course intakes for 2018, available monthly from February to December.
18 months part-time
Online 
This course is available to study online, through the VET in Schools program, with teaching support available through discussion forums, email and telephone. Online students require self-motivation and must have 4 - 6 hours per week available 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.

CQUniversity Rockhampton City
Weekly on Monday and Wednesday from 8.30am to 12.30pm at Building B, Room 2.32.  Students can only attend once per week.  
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
More Details

More Details

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.