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BSB30415 - Certificate III in Business Administration

Overview

At a glance

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.

Study Mode Online; On-campus
Units/Credits
Availability Biloela Study CentreGladstone CityMackay CityRockhampton CityYeppoon Study Centre Online Study
DurationSee availabilities
Intake Dates
See availabilities
Full course cost$2834.00
Subsidised course cost$1144.00
Subsidised Concession course cost$572.00

Prospective students in the Tully region may qualify for Skilling Queenslanders for Work funding, interested participants should contact Tully Support Centre Inc.

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

Hours of Study

Approximately 508 hours of study time will be involved however, the training duration will depend on the electives and study mode selected.

Career Opportunities

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

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. 

CRICOS: 086855G

Mackay City and Rockhampton City

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.

Structure and assessment

Units

Standard Course Structure

Core Units
  • Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy (BSBITU307)
  • Contribute to health and safety of self and others (BSBWHS201)
Elective Units - Group A
  • Organise schedules (BSBADM307)
  • Create electronic presentations (BSBITU302)
  • Design and produce text documents (BSBITU303)
  • Produce spreadsheets (BSBITU304)
  • Design and produce business documents (BSBITU306)
  • Produce desktop published documents (BSBITU309)
  • Write simple documents (BSBWRT301)
Elective Units - Group B
  • Produce texts from notes (BSBADM302)
  • Deliver and monitor a service to customers (BSBCUS301)
  • Work effectively with diversity (BSBDIV301)
  • Create and use databases (BSBITU301)

Study Sequence

To view more information about these units, as well as the suggested study plan, please visit the handbook.

Availabilities

Online

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.  

Timing

There are eleven course intakes, available monthly from February to December.

Duration and dates

12 months full-time or 18 months part-time

On-campus

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.  

CQUniversity Yeppoon
Weekly classes will be held on Tuesdays from 8.30 am - 12.30 pm.

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

Timing

There are ten course intakes for 2018, available monthly from February to November.

Duration and dates

12 months full-time or 18 months part-time

VET in Schools (VETiS)

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 - 4 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.  

Timing

There are eleven course intakes for 2018, available monthly from February to December.

Duration and dates

18 months part-time

Fees and scholarships

Fees

Full course cost: $2834.00

Subsidised course cost: $1144.00

Subsidised Concession course cost: $572.00

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

The Queensland Government determines the schedule set by CQUniversity. Additional fees may be charged for printed materials, protective clothing and tools etc. A full copy of all regulations associated with VET fees can be accessed from the Queensland Government Legislation website.

All fees must be paid to finalise enrolment or a payment arrangement entered into. You will be liable for all payments, even if you discontinue enrolment, subject to the Refund Policy. Debt recovery action will be taken to recover outstanding fees. Please select from the following:

  • VET Student Loans
    VET Student Loans will commence from 1 January 2017 and is an interest free Australian Government income contingency loan that assists eligible full fee paying students to pay their Tuition Fees.
  • VET Government funded programs
    The cost of these programs is based on a student contribution fee. A concession may be available in some situations. Additional resource/material costs will vary from program to program.
  • VET fee-for-service programs (full fee paying)
    These are competitively priced full-fee paying programs which do not attract concessions.

Price lists

Scholarships

Please refer to the scholarship pages for more information.

How to Apply

Applying

You’ve made an excellent choice. Now that you have decided to train or study at CQUniversity, the next step is to apply, and we’re here to assist you every step of the way.

Before you apply, you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t have a USI, creating one is quick and easy. Simply visit usi.gov.au to create one.

You can apply to study BSB30415 - Certificate III in Business Administration by clicking the Apply Now button below.

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For further information

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