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BSB30120
Certificate III in

Business (Administration)

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Nationally recognised
12 months
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13 units of competency
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Government funding available

Summary

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

You'll be trained across a range of routine, administrative or operational tasks, as well as developing a broad range of business skills that can help you expand your career opportunities. If you're naturally organised and want to work in a role where you support others within an office setting, this qualification can help you build the fundamental skills needed to succeed in business administration.

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Detail

Duration
12 months
Units
13 units of competency

This qualification is ideal if you want to have the skills and confidence to find work in or improve your knowledge in business administration.

You'll receive training across a number of areas including the use of various business software applications, engaging in workplace communication and organising schedules.

This course can help you kickstart your career, equipping you with the skills and knowledge needed to pursue entry-level roles in business administration.

Course structure

This qualification comprises units that will provide you with the training needed to carry out a broad range of administrative and operational tasks within an office setting. You may be able to pursue junior roles in business administration. In this course, you'll learn to:

  • Organise schedules
  • Support personal wellbeing in the workplace
  • Assist with maintaining workplace safety
  • Use digital technologies to communicate in a work environment

Other personal skills you may learn along the way include:

  • Critical thinking skills
  • Team collaboration
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail

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.

Subjects

To satisfy the requirements of this qualification, you'll need to complete the following units of competency.
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

BSBTEC202
Use digital technologies to communicate in a work environment

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively identify, select and use available methods of digital communication in a workplace context. These methods may include email, instant messaging and other similar platforms. The unit applies to those who use digital technology to communicate with relevant stakeholders. This will be particularly relevant to individuals in teams that work remotely. 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.

BSBTEC201
Use business software applications

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select and use software and organise electronic information and data. The unit applies to those who use a limited range of practical skills with a fundamental knowledge of equipment use and the organisation of data in a defined context, under direct supervision or with limited individual responsibility.

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.

BSBINS202
Handle receipt and dispatch of information

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to receive and distribute incoming information, and to collect and despatch outgoing information using both digital and non-digital methods. The unit applies to those who perform a range of routine tasks in the workplace, using a limited range of technological and practical skills and knowledge of information handling under direct supervision or with limited individual responsibility.

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.

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.

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.

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

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Entry requirements

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These entry requirements are here as a guide and it's always best to talk to one of our Education Consultants if you have questions, as they're trained to ensure that you're enrolled in a course that aligns with your career goals.

As a guide, entrants to this program may:

  • have completed year 10

OR

  • hold a Certificate I in a similar discipline

OR

  • have 2 years of relevant work experience

You'll also need to be at least 18 years at the time of admission.

If you're under 18, please speak with our Education Consultants to find out about your eligibility.

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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.

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Certificate III in Business (Administration)

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