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BSB30115
Certificate III in

Business

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Summary

Get your foot in the door of a solid business career with this comprehensive, entry-level qualification that is nationally recognised. You could use this qualification to gain the skills you’ll need for any number of office roles; from business administration, to managing an office and more. With a modern workplace outlook, this certificate will give you the confidence to start your career on the right path.
 


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Detail

Duration
12 months
Units
12 units
Get all the essential office basics you’ll need for your business career. Learn about WHS legislation in the workplace, customer service and complaints, and how to instil effective workplace relationships. Then, get real, working skills in many office competencies, such as planning, document creation, communication and managing workplace priorities. Make sure your resume stands out from the pack and equip yourself with the core skills you’ll need to succeed in any office or business.
 
Course structure

The standard course is conducted over a 12 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment. 

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  • Student Support services
  • your trainer via the trainer/student messaging system
  • webinars; both live and recorded sessions
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Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit Transfer
Work experience or formal qualifications you have may count towards your course. If you have previously undertaken study at a recognised institution or have some relevant work experience, you might gain credit towards specific units in a course; shortening the time you have to study. You can send your application for Credit Transfer or RPL during the enrolment process.
Assessment
Upskilled takes evidence gathered from a variety of sources to deem a student as competent. Assessment processes might include some or all of the following:
  • Recognition of Prior Learning and/or credit transfer
  • summative and formative assignments
  • written reports and/or portfolio assessments
  • scenarios and/or case studies
  • projects
  • written/oral questions
  • regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates, and attendance at monthly webinars as required.

Subjects

This qualification consists of the below units of competency. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the qualification.
BSBWHS302
Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to understand work health and safety (WHS) Acts, regulations and codes of practice, and to contribute to actions to achieve compliance with WHS legislation in the workplace.

BSBCUS301
Deliver and monitor a service to customers

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify customer needs and monitor service provided to customers. Operators may exercise discretion and judgement using appropriate theoretical knowledge of customer service to provide technical advice and support to customers over either a short or long term interaction.

BSBINN301
Promote innovation in a team environment

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to be an effective and proactive member of an innovative team. It applies to individuals who play a proactive role in demonstrating, encouraging or supporting innovation in a team environment. The individual may be a team participant or a team leader. Teams may be formal or informal and may comprise a range of personnel. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

BSBPRO301
Recommend products and services

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide advice and information within an organisation about the development and distribution of its products and services.

BSBWOR301
Organise personal work priorities and development

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise own work schedules, to monitor and obtain feedback on work performance and to maintain required levels of competence. This unit applies to individuals who exercise discretion and judgement and apply a broad range of competencies in various work contexts.

BSBWRT301
Write simple documents

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, draft and finalise a basic document. It applies to individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in various work contexts and may exercise some discretion and judgement to produce a range of workplace documentation. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

BSBDIV301
Work effectively with diversity

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to recognise and interact productively with diversity in the workplace. It covers sensitive responses to, and interactions with, all manner of diversity that might be encountered during the course of work.

BSBITU303
Design and produce text documents

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to design and develop predominantly text based documents using advanced features of word processing software.

BSBCMM301
Process customer complaints

This unit describes skills and knowledge required to handle formal and informal negative feedback and complaints from customers. It applies to individuals who apply a broad range of competencies and may exercise discretion and judgement using appropriate knowledge of products, customer service systems and organisational policies to provide technical advice and support to a team. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

BSBFLM303
Contribute to effective workplace relationships

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to gather information and maintain effective working relationships and networks, with particular regard to communication and representation

BSBFLM312
Contribute to team effectiveness

This specifies the outcomes required to by frontline managers to contribute to the effectiveness of the work team. It involves planning with the team to meet expected outcomes, developing team cohesion, participating in and facilitating the work team, and communicating with the management of the organisation.

BSBITU203
Communicate electronically

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to send, receive and manage electronic mail (email), as well as collaborate online using chat rooms, intranets and instant messaging. It applies to individuals who use business technology to perform a range of routine tasks to communicate with co-workers, customers or others. The individual will use a limited range of practical skills and fundamental knowledge in a defined context under direct supervision or with limited individual responsibility. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Outcomes

This qualification could give you several career and/or further study outcomes. After completing this course, you could explore some of the following outcomes.
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Entry requirements

Start date
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As a guide, entrants to this program may:

  • have completed year 10, or
  • a qualification at Certificate III level or higher, or
  • 3 years of relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

You will also need to be at least 18 years at the time of applying for admission. Approval from HOF required

Resource requirements

You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing operational skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are:

All users:

  • Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent
  • Broadband internet connection
  • 2GB of RAM
  • Chrome or Firefox browsers
  • Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
  • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher
  • Access to printer and associated software
  • Access to scanner and associated software
  • Digital imaging software
  • File compression software

Windows users:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)

Mac OS users:

  • Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)
Recording equipment / software required

A digital video recording device (for example a webcam or mobile phone with a camera) and simple recording apps to save and upload videos, images and audio files.

You will also need software such as Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer, or Quicktime to view online videos and images.

Language requirements

This course involves reading, researching and undertaking a range of written and practical assessments, as well as engaging in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication. As such, entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to Year 10 level.

Completed English at Year 10 level, you can demonstrate equivalency through one of the following:

Successful completion of a Nationally Recognised Training qualification at Certificate II level or higher;

OR

2 years relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

Other requirements

Some assessments have Role-Play components and will require other participants to aparticipate as characters in role plays. These are designed to establish simulation and to demonstrate practical and/or oral communication skills. Students will be required to source and arrange these other participants, participants can be family, friends or workplace colleagues.

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