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BSB30120

Certificate III in Business Administration


*Newly Updated with Career-Focused Units

Do you have an interest in starting a business administration career? Our BSB30120 - Certificate III in Business (Administration) (Release 2) is an ideal course if you're looking to get into careers with job titles like Administrative Assistant or Office Administrator.

Get trained in administrative or operational tasks and develop business skills that can help you the fundamental skills needed to succeed in business administration. 

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Nationally recognised
Average 12-18 months
13 units of competency
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Course Summary

Duration
Average 12-18 months
Units
13 units of competency

Elevate Your Career with Career-Focused Units

If you're eager to embark on a career in business administration and require the latest skills and knowledge, the BSB30120 - Certificate III in Business Administration (Release 2) is your perfect starting point. This qualification enhances your ability to handle routine and operational tasks confidently, making it ideal for those seeking entry-level roles in business administration.

From mastering effective communication to organising business meetings, this nationally-recognised qualification provides the essential business administration skills needed for clerical and administrative work.

Enrol in Upskilled's BSB30120 - Certificate III in Business Administration today and take the first step towards a successful career in business administration. Our course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in various administrative roles, making you a valuable asset to any organisation.
 

What you'll learn

This course includes units designed to teach the essential skills and knowledge required to perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. These skills are crucial for pursuing career paths in office administration or similar roles. Additionally, the course covers maintaining workplace safety and engaging in sustainable work practices. Throughout this course, you will learn to:

  • Design and produce professional business documents
  • Process financial transactions accurately
  • Utilise various business software applications
  • Create and manage spreadsheets
  • Proficiently use the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Organise schedules efficiently
  • Develop strong communication skills
  • Deliver outstanding customer service
  • Support personal wellbeing in the workplace
  • Assist with maintaining workplace safety

This qualification is ideal for individuals with a keen interest in business administration but limited experience. It suits those who have completed Year 10 and are eager to acquire valuable business skills. Potential job roles include:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Administration Officer
  • Office Administrator
  • Administrative Coordinator
  • Junior Administrative Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Records Clerk

Interested in the general areas of business? Here is a course you may be interested in:

Work in a simulated workplace

By studying with Upskilled, you'll get the opportunity to undertake tasks and/or assessments that are related to a workplace environment.

With online learning, we want you to develop some "work-ready" skills that complement well with the theory components of your course.

A simulated workplace allows you to undertake practical assessments that help you put your skills into practice. The simulated workplace can be accessed through our customised learning platform, MyUpskilled.
 

Inclusions

By choosing Upskilled, you'll gain access to supplementary resources that can help with your studies. These inclusions aim to enhance your online learning experience, making it interactive and engaging. These include:

  • Access to Upskilled's customised learning platform, MyUpskilled
  • Student Support Team
  • Specialist trainers
  • Online tutorials

Video content access to:

Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit Transfer

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT) provided that you have supporting evidence of any prior education and work experience. This can either reduce your study load or shorten the duration of your course. Prior to enrolment, please speak with your Education Consultant for further details.

After enrolment, you can download the application from MyUpskilled, or on request from Student Support. A trainer will be assigned to assess your eligibility for RPL and/or CT.
 

Assessment
This course will have you undertake summative and formative assessments, write reports and/or create a portfolio, and participate in role-playing scenarios. You'll also be working on a variety of projects that require your own research as well as answering various written/oral questions that apply the theory you learn into practice.

Course Detail

Why Opt for Upskilled's Certificate III in Business Administration?

The BSB30120 - Certificate III in Business Administration offered by Upskilled is crafted to ensure you become job-ready with its career-focused units. Our course provides practical, hands-on experience, allowing you to apply your learning directly in the business administration field.

By enrolling in the Certificate III in Business Administration with Upskilled, you will benefit from flexible learning options, expert trainers, and a supportive learning environment. Our aim is to help you achieve your career goals and equip you with the skills sought by employers in the business administration sector.

 

About Self-Paced Learning

Upskilled wants to ensure that you get the best online learning experience, which is why we offer flexible and self-paced courses to suit your needs.

While online learning provides you with the flexibility of managing both your personal and work schedule, it's important to have a consistent approach so you don't fall behind.

We want to help you succeed, which is why all the courses delivered through Upskilled come with a training plan to help you stay on track.

On average, Upskilled students take approximately 13 months to finish a course.

Simply put, the more hours you dedicate to your course, the closer you'll be to the finish line.
 

Course Duration

This course is designed to be completed within 12-18 months.

There is no minimum timeframe to complete this course. Students who are highly motivated, well-organised, experienced and committed to making time to study can complete the qualification at an accelerated pace.

Please speak with one of our Education Consultants about your study and course completion goals.

Course Structure

To satisfy the requirements of this qualification, you'll need to complete the following units of competency.
  • BSBTEC301
    Design and produce business documents

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and produce various business documents. It includes selecting and using a range of functions on a variety of computer applications. The unit applies to those who possess fundamental skills in computer operations. They may exercise discretion and judgement using appropriate theoretical knowledge of document design and production to provide technical advice and support to a team.

  • BSBTEC302
    Design and produce spreadsheets

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop spreadsheets through the use of spreadsheet applications. The unit applies to individuals employed in a range of environments who tend to be personally responsible for designing and working with spreadsheets under minimal supervision. These individuals are generally required to have intermediate knowledge and understanding of a number of spreadsheet applications.

  • BSBFIN301
    Process financial transactions

    This unit describes skills and knowledge required to prepare, process and maintain financial transactions and to reconcile outstanding accounts. The unit applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments supporting the accounting functions of an organisation. They may provide administrative support in an organisation or be members of staff, who have been delegated accounting responsibilities.

  • BSBOPS301
    Maintain business resources

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine, administer and maintain resources and equipment to complete a variety of tasks. The unit applies to those who apply a broad range of competencies in various work contexts. They may exercise discretion and judgement using appropriate theoretical knowledge of business resources and their basic maintenance to provide some technical advice and support to a team.

  • BSBOPS302
    Identify business risk

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to business operations through the identification of business risk. It involves identifying business risks, as well as supporting managers and supervisors in mitigating risk.

  • BSBOPS303
    Organise schedules

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage appointments and diaries for personnel within an organisation. It involves using manual and electronic diaries, schedules and other appointment systems. The unit applies to those employed in a range of work environments who provide administrative support to teams and individuals.

  • BSBPUR301
    Purchase goods and services

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine purchasing requirements and make and receive purchases. It applies to individuals who work under a level of supervision and who conduct low risk, low expenditure purchasing for an organisation using established and documented purchasing strategies. Individuals may be working in a small organisation with general responsibility for conducting purchasing within an organisation, or they may be a purchasing specialist working in a large organisation. Some judgement may be required to make decisions about purchasing strategies.

  • BSBPEF201
    Support personal wellbeing in the workplace

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to advocate for and feel empowered about personal wellbeing in the workplace. It involves developing and applying basic knowledge of factors that may influence wellbeing, both positively and negatively. The unit applies to those in a range of industry and workplace contexts, who work under direct supervision. It may also apply to learners who are preparing to enter the workforce.

  • BSBXCM301
    Engage in workplace communication

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate (through written, oral and nonverbal form) in the workplace within an industry. This unit applies to a wide range of workers, but has a specific focus on the communication skills required for workers with limited responsibility for others.

  • BSBTWK301
    Use inclusive work practices

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and interact productively with diverse groups of individuals in the workplace. It covers responding to and working effectively with individual differences that might be encountered during the course of work. The unit applies to individuals who work in a variety of contexts where they will be expected to interact with diverse groups of individuals. They may also provide some leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others.

  • BSBCRT311
    Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment

    This unit describes skills and knowledge required to apply critical thinking skills to generate solutions to workplace problems in a team environment. The unit applies to individuals who are required to develop and extend their critical and creative thinking skills to different issues and situations. These individuals apply a range of problem solving, evaluation and analytical skills resolve workplace issues within a team context.

  • BSBSUS211
    Participate in sustainable work practices

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to measure, support and find opportunities to improve the sustainability of work practices. The unit applies to individuals, working under supervision or guidance, who are required to follow workplace procedures and instructions. These individuals work in an environmentally sustainable manner within scope of competency, authority and own level of responsibility.

  • BSBWHS311
    Assist with maintaining workplace safety

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with implementing and monitoring an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs as part of a small work team. The unit applies to individuals who have roles in assisting with maintaining workplace safety in an organisation. Individuals closely monitor aspects of work associated with the safe delivery of products and services, and they contribute to influencing safety in the workplace.

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Entry requirements

Start date

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. To make sure you get the most out of training with us, the following enrolment process applies:

  • Once you have inquired, one of our friendly Education Consultants will contact you to ensure you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification.
  • A short language, literacy and numeracy assessment will need to be completed upon enrolment. 


To successfully complete this course, we recommend the following:

  • Have the ability to read and write in English and display numeracy skills up to a minimum level of Year 10.
  • Have access to a modern computer with high-speed internet.
  • Have access to a device with audio/video recording and playback capabilities.
  • Have basic computing skills, including the ability to make and upload short videos.

Payment Options

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Discounted Upfront Price: $2,640
 

 

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RRP $3,480

 

Government funding

At both a state and federal level, government commitment to upskilling the Australian workforce has resulted in a comprehensive framework of funding schemes and incentive opportunities. As a result, many Upskilled participants are provided incentives by the Government to undertake training and/or find that their courses are heavily subsidised.

Government funding options for:
Certificate III in Business Administration

Major schemes include:

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Career outcomes

Students who successfully complete this qualification may be able to pursue the following career outcomes.
Career outcomes
Education pathways
If you successfully complete the BSB30120 - Certificate III in Business (Administration), you may be able to pursue the following related qualifications:

Educators

Upskilled has a passionate team of trainers in the business faculty who are highly skilled in the areas of study we offer. Our trainers have qualifications and work experience that allows them to deliver training to help you achieve job-ready skills needed to make your next career move.

The business faculty offers additional support to students undertaking courses, giving you the opportunity to build rapport with your trainers. 

Trainers facilitate 'Ask Me Anything' sessions over Zoom where you can ask them questions about your assessments, offering you more guidance and support. This gives you a chance to virtually collaborate with other students as well. 

FAQs

Why should I study a BSB30120 - Certificate III in Business (Administration)?

If you're looking to gain some basic administration skills, then studying the BSB30120 - Certificate III in Business (Administration) may be the course for you. If you're keen to pursue a business administration career, this qualification can equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to become an office administrator or personal assistant for a business or company.

You'll learn a broad range of business skills, which can help expand your career opportunities so that you're trained in supporting others within an office setting. Some key skills you can develop from this course include organising schedules, maintaining workplace safety, and using digital technologies to communicate in a work environment. 

If you're looking to pursue a course that's flexible and one that you can do in your own time, the delivery mode for the BSB30120 - Certificate III in Business (Administration) is online, so you can tend to your work and personal commitments outside of your studies.

 

Who should enrol in this certification?

The BSB30120 - Certificate III in Business (Administration) is ideal for those looking to start a career in business administration or those looking to enter the workforce in an office role. This is a career path typically for those that are highly organised with impeccable attention to detail. You'll also need to have excellent customer service skills to build interpersonal relationships with internal and external stakeholders. 

If you enjoy routine administration and operational tasks, then enrolling in this course will be beneficial as not only will you receive training in business administration, but you'll also learn some valuable transferable skills along the way.

 

How to enrol in a BSB30120 - Certificate III in Business (Administration)?

To enrol in the BSB30120 - Certificate III in Business (Administration), you'll need to submit an enquiry form via the Upskilled website. To submit a form, you'll need to fill out your details including your name, best contact number and email address.

As part of the enquiry form, you'll need to answer the question, What best describes you?, so our education consultants can help tailor questions according to your situation. You'll need to choose the statement that resonates with you:
 
  • I'm starting my career
  • I'm looking to change careers
  • I'm returning to work
  • I'm looking for a promotion
  • I want to expand my skill set
Once you submit your enquiry form, one of our education consultants will be in touch with you within 48 hours. 

During the consultation, they'll assess your suitability for the course and you'll have the option to ask questions regarding payment options, learning outcomes, and more!

 

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