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BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration

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BSB30415 – Certificate III in Business Administration


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 Structure

Students are required to complete 13 Units of Competency for this qualification. There is 2 core units and 11 elective units in this qualification.

National Code Title Core/Elective
BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy Core Unit
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others Core Unit
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents Elective Unit
BSBITU305 Conduct online transactions Elective Unit
BSBFIA303 Process accounts payable and receivable Elective Unit
BSBFIA302 Process payroll Elective Unit
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents Elective Unit
BSBITU303 Design and produce text documents Elective Unit
BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets Elective Unit
BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents Elective Unit
BSBFIA301 Maintain financial records Elective Unit
BSBADM302 Produce texts from notes Elective Unit
BSBITU201 Produce simple word processed documents Elective Unit


Duration / Completion

Duration of qualification depends greatly on student as there is no minimum time frame. All students will however have a maximum of 24 months to complete their qualification


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Intake Dates

There is no set course commencement dates meaning individuals can enroll and commence their chosen course at any time

Course Outcomes

  • Use word processing packages, spreadsheets or databases to produce written correspondence and reports
  • Providing office administration services
  • Developing practical responses to common breakdowns in workplace systems and procedures
  • Rectifying discrepancies or errors in documentation and transactions
  • Allocating resources to workplace tasks and requirements
  • Collecting, analyzing and organizing workplace data
  • Identifying risk factors and taking action to minimize risk
  • Organizing meeting schedules for clients and colleagues and negotiating alternative arrangements

Job Roles / Career

  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Clerk
  • Data Entry Operator
  • Junior Personal Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Office Administration Assistant
  • Office Administrator
  • Word Processing Operator

Entry Requirements

There are no formal prerequisites required to enter the BSB30415 – Certificate III in Business Administration. However, prior to commencement of training the student in a pre-training interview must be assessed as meeting the following criteria:

  • All students must be the age of 18 or over at the time of applying for admission.
  • Satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification is required for entry into this course.
  • Mature age students will also be considered without the minimum education requirements but with relevant work experience within chosen area of study and a demonstrated capacity to meet course requirements. A minimum of 5 years supervision experience would normally be expected but each case will be reviewed individually with relevant work experience evidenced by work reference letter on company letterhead, work samples and curriculum vitae submitted will be considered.
  • Successful completion of LLN test, recommended entry at ACSF level 3.

Pathways into the Qualification

  • BSB20112 Certificate II in Business or other relevant qualification/s

Pathways from the Qualification

  • BSB40507 Certificate IV in Business Administration.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)

Students may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) by providing evidence that they have the required skills and knowledge in the specific areas of competency through work /industry experience and/or completed eligible assessments in an equivalent or higher qualification. Appropriate credit transfer may be granted to eligible students against each unit of competency on evidence to successful completion of the same unit in an equivalent or higher nationally endorsed qualification. Students with credit transfers or recognition of prior learning will finish the course in a shorter duration and are advised to consult appropriate authorities/bodies for applicable criteria if they are planning further study or stay in Australia

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is an assessment process that involves assessment of an individual’s relevant prior learning (including formal, informal and non-formal learning) to determine the credit outcomes of an individual application for credit. (Source: AQF)

Credit Transfer

Credit transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification based on identified equivalence in content and learning outcomes between matched qualifications. (Source AQF)


On successful completion of this course the student would be awarded BSB30415 – Certificate III in Business Administration which is nationally recognised qualification. This could help student gain entry into career paths or higher education in Business stream. Students who do not complete all units may be eligible for a Statement of Attainment in partial completion of a BSB30415 – Certificate III in Business Administration.

How to Apply

  • Download the Student Enrollment Form, then complete and send it with the necessary documents by post or email.
  • Complete the Online Application Form and attach the necessary documents.
  • Visit our RTO and then apply directly.

For additional information about how to apply for this program, please contact office.