BSB30115 Certificate III in Business


Everybody needs the first career "foot in the door". This qualification can help you develop real world skills to pursue a career in business and administration. Typical job roles related to the training may include administrative assistant, executive support, reception and customer service.

You may even perform administrative roles in specialist business areas such as human resource, marketing or finance.

Delivery Mode
Fully Online
You’ll be supported by a dedicated trainer with access learning resources at your fingertips, and connect with other students working through the same course.
Study Load
Part Time
Enrol in up to two units per intake.
Course Fees
Flexible, interest free payment plans are available for this course.

What You'll Learn

The qualification comprises 12 units of competency including:

- 1 core unit of competency

- 8 preselected elective units of competency (shown in the course structure table below)

- 3 additional elective units of competency

MiTraining delivers this qualification with set electives. That means the elective units of competency shown in the course
structure below were chosen to reflect the work outcomes, skills and knowledge required to be successful in a contemporary workplace at this level.

We'll work with you to selection the three additional elective units of competency that best align to the skills you are looking to develop. These electives may focus on customer service, finance/business resources or working successfully within a team environment.

Course Structure

Subject Name Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective Duration
Part One Apply knowledge of WHS laws in the workplace Core 14 weeks
Part One Write simple documents Elective
Part Two Create electronic presentations Elective 14 weeks
Part Two Design and produce business documents Elective
Part Three Develop work priorities Elective 14 weeks
Part Three Contribute to team effectiveness Elective
Part Four Work effectively with diversity Elective 14 weeks
Part Four Promote innovation in a team environment Elective
Part Five Maintain business resources Elective 14 weeks

Course Intakes

Course Duration

Complete this course part time in 18 months to 24 months. You'll undertake units in "blocks" to help you manage the course work and assessment. There’s a maximum of up to 24 months allowed to complete all units and assessments in the qualification.

The total time it takes to complete the course usually depends on your previous work experience and the pace at which you prefer to study.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal educational entry requirements for this course. To support you to successfully complete the qualification you must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Aged 18 at the time of enrolment, or turning 18 within 6 months of commencing the course. Applicants under the age of 18 must have their enrolment paper work witnessed by a parent or guardian.

  • Course delivery and materials are in English. If English is your second language talk to us about the required English Language Proficiency level for this course.

  • Minimum computer literacy standards as well as unrestricted access to the internet.

View the Student Handbook for more information.


Undertaking this qualification will require you to complete a range of assessments to assess your competency against the performance criteria. Assessments have been designed with a focus on workplace outputs.

A variety of assessment methods are used:

1. Assessing theoretical and applied knowledge

2. Assessing the application of skills throught projects, scenarios and demonstrations

3. Gathering evidence that shows your ability to perform key tasks

Each assessment method provides a different type of evidence. Taken together, the complete assessment provides a holistic view of your ability to perform competently and confidently to the level set down in the Competency Standards. To be issued with a qualification testamur students must be deemed competent in each unit of competency and meet all requirements of the course.

Course Fees

MiTraining offers several interest free payment plan options including your choice of a deposit amount, then fortnightly or weekly instalments to pay the remaining course fees over the duration of your studies. Deposit amounts start from just $100. To view all payment plan options click Apply Now.

Fees for Trainees

Undertaking the qualification as part of a traineeship may reduce the course fees. Please contact MiTraining to discuss your options. Please read the Available as a Traineeship section on this course page for more information.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment pathway that enables you to demonstrate competence from prior experience and learning. RPL applications require a portfolio of evidence which will be assessed, together with a competency conversation or skills test/check. For more information view the RPL Policy or download the RPL Application Form on the Policies and Procedures page.

Available as a Traineeship

Traineeships are designed for those entering the workforce to develop skills and knowledge as a foundation for a successful career. Put simply, you'll undertake paid employment to learn real job skills while completing this nationally recognised qualification.

To be enrolled into a traineeship, you will need to look for an employer to hire you. To search for the latest traineeships including this qualification visit MIGAS Apprentices and Trainees specialising in hiring and supporting apprentices and trainees Australia wide.

As a general rule only Australian and New Zealand Citizens on a valid passport, and with unrestricted work rights, may undertake the course as part of a traineeship. Completion of Year 12 is recommended, however individuals who are 13 and over and still enrolled at secondary school may apply.

If you are considering a traineeship with this qualification please enquire with MiTraining or apply for a trainee role with MIGAS before submitting your enrolment application.

Download the Traineeship Brochure


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