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Business & leadership

Certificate III in Business

SKU:BSB30120

Equip yourself with all the job-ready skills you need to thrive in the exciting and fast-paced business world. Learn a broad range of business skills that will unlock diverse career options, and give you the confidence to achieve your career goals.
  • Flexible payment options
  • Study to fit into your routine
  • Nationally recognised accreditation
  • No exams, ever.
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Intro to Certificate III in Business

Make an Immediate Impact

Our nationally accredited BSB30120 Certificate III in Business is designed to provide you with the tools to work effectively in an office or corporate environment. You’ll learn to design and produce spreadsheets, write simple documents, organise schedules, and become a valued team member.

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Common job Outcomes

  • Administration Assistant
  • Clerical Worker
  • Customer Service Advisor
  • General Clerk

Job Skills

  • Critical thinking
  • Spreadsheet design
  • Effective communications
  • Skill development and learning
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Course breakdown

What you’ll learn in this course

This qualification includes a range of units designed to equip you with the skills needed to work across a range of different industries within the business sector. To satisfy the course requirements, you'll need to complete these units of competency.

Certificate III in Business

BSBWHS311
Assist with maintaining workplace safety
  • Assist with incorporating WHS policies and procedures into work team processes
  • Contribute to consultative arrangements for managing WHS
  • Contribute to organisational procedures for providing WHS training
  • Participate in identifying hazards, and assessing and controlling risks for the work area
BSBSUS211
Participate in sustainable work practices
  • Measure sustainable work practices
  • Support sustainable work practices
  • Seek opportunities to improve sustainable work practices
BSBTWK301
Use inclusive work practices
  • Establish practices that support individual differences in the workplace
  • Work effectively with individual differences
  • Assess use of inclusive practices
BSBXCM301
Engage in workplace communication
  • Plan workplace communication
  • Undertake routine communication
  • Participate in workplace communication
BSBCRT311
Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment
  • Prepare to address workplace problem
  • Evaluate solutions for workplace problem
  • Finalise and review solution development process
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fit into your routine

What ever your reason for study, our courses are
designed to fit into your routine. 

  • No exams, ever.

    We mean it. Instead, assessments range from open book multiple choice quizzes, portfolios, videos & written assessments

  • Flexible study to fit into your routine

    Study anywhere at any time with 24/7 access to your units.

  • A learning platform optimized for online study

    Our courses are curated to maintain engagement across video, written content, assignments & audio.

Envision your routine while studying with Open Colleges

How quickly do you want to finish your course?

  • 12 months
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  • Daily routine
  • 07:00 am - 08:00 am

    Coffee + Study

  • 08:00 am - 09:00 am

    Morning routine + commute

  • 09:00 am - 01:00 pm

    Work

  • 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

    Lunch + Study

  • 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

    Work

  • 05:00 pm - 06:30 pm

    Evening routine

  • 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm

    Study session

  • 07:30 pm - 08:30 pm

    Break

  • 08:30 pm - 09:30 pm

    Study session

  • 09:30 pm - onwards

    Relax

Study for a minimum 18 hours per week to complete modules in 12 months

Your course may include work placement which will be completed in addition to weekly study blocks.

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Our passionate team

Your trainer

Holly Radford
Holly is an enthusiastic and dedicated professional with over 20 years of experience in business administration, account management, marketing and print.
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Holly Radford

Business & Leadership
Holly is an enthusiastic and dedicated professional with over 20 years of experience in business administration, account management, marketing and print.
Holly is an enthusiastic and dedicated professional with over 20 years of experience in business administration, account management, marketing and print. She has also been working within the education and training industry since 2013, in both a face-to-face and online capacity and is passionate about the power of education. Holly runs a small online business and holds a position on the Australian Institute of Office Professionals (AIOP) WA Division Committee.

Holly holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Diploma of Business Administration, Diploma of Business, Diploma of Marketing Communication, Diploma of Social Media Marketing, Certificate IV in Training & Assessment and a Certificate III in Printing & Graphic Arts.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does this course teach me payroll?

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The Certificate in Business does not teach payroll, but our FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping does.

When can I start the course?

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Anytime you like! The majority of our courses are ready to be enrolled in right now. There's no need to wait for a certain date or a new semester to start – just enrol, login, and start learning.

*Courses offered by the Open Colleges School of Health, which are campus based, do have specific intake dates, so please check the course page for more information.

Are your courses nationally recognised?

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Yes, they are! Open Colleges offers nationally recognised Certificates and Diplomas under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). This means that our Certificates and Diplomas meet specific national standards and have been developed in consultation with industry experts to provide the most workplace relevant training. Qualifications from Open Colleges also carry the same level of recognition as courses delivered on-campus in a classroom setting. So, when you study with OC, you can rest assured that you are receiving quality education.

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Payment Options

Pay Upfront
Save 30%
$3,332.00 Save $1,428.00
was $4,760.00
Week to week
Pay as you go
Save 12%
Pay in 58 instalments over the length of your course.
$68.27 Weekly
Total course cost: $4,160.00
Save $600.00
was $4,760.00
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