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Certificate III in Business

This entry level business course is ideal for students that want to launch their career in business administration or get set with a foundation for further studies.

Course Code


Current Status

Coming Soon

Delivery Options



12 or 18 months
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  • Course Descripition

    The Certificate III in Business gives students practical business skills and a qualification they can use to apply for junior administrative positions — or entry-level employment across various businesses and sectors.

    Covering a range of skills relevant to an office or business environment, students will graduate with broad knowledge and a qualification that will help them get their foot in the door. Dive into interesting topics like sustainable work practices, workplace safety, document creation, communication, business proposals, scheduling, and more.

    This course has been specifically tailored by Get Set Education to engage and equip Australian high school students. It is exclusively available as a teacher-led, classroom-based program, with all training materials provided.

  • Course Details


    BSB30120 Certificate III in Business (Administration)



    Course duration

    Delivered over 12 or 18 months

    Year levels

    Commencing in Year 10 or Year 11

    Next intake

    January 2025

    Delivery method

    School-based, teacher-led


    Participation in projects, written questions, case studies, role plays, research, and reports

    Course fees


    Payment options

    Pay upfront or via a monthly payment plan

  • Delivery Modes

    The Certificate III in Business is only available as a school-based, teacher-led course.

    School Based, Teacher-Led

    Schools may enter into a third-party agreement with Get Set Education to offer this course. Suitably qualified teachers are provided with support, professional development, and resources to deliver the course face-to-face, along with an online learning component. Studies are based at the learner’s school, combined with the online learning platform.

    In addition, all learners must undertake non-structured learning activities such as self-initiated learning, relevant research, and private study, prep, and follow up. Plus, other relevant activities (pending trainer’s approval) such as attending expos, watching webinars, and undertaking relevant non-accredited training courses.

  • Requirements

    There are no prerequisites for this qualification. However, to make sure you can keep up with the assessment and modules, Get Set Education requires that students have:

    • A pass in Year 9/10 English
    • Appropriate Language, Literacy, and Numeracy skills (each student will need to complete an online assessment prior to finalising enrolment to ensure the course is suitable)
    • A computer or laptop to access the online platform during class and in their own time
    • An interest in business subjects
    • Permission from parent/guardian (if under 18 years of age)
  • Course Units

    The Certificate III in Business Administration requires the completion of 10 units of competency, including 6 core units and 7 elective units.
    Unit CodeUnit TitleCore/Elective
    BSBCRT311Apply critical thinking skills in a team environmentCore
    BSBPEF201 Support personal wellbeing in the workplaceCore
    BSBSUS211 Participate in sustainable work practicesCore
    BSBTWK301Use inclusive work practicesCore
    BSBWHS311Assist with maintaining workplace safetyCore
    BSBXCM301 Engage in workplace communicationCore
    BSBTEC301 Design and produce business documentsElective (Group A)
    BSBWRT311Write simple documentsElective (Group A)
    BSBESB302 Develop and present business proposalsElective (Group B)
    BSBPEF301Organise personal work prioritiesElective (Group B)
    BSBESB301Investigate business opportunitiesElective
    BSBMKG434Promote products and servicesElective
    BSBOPS404Implement customer service strategiesElective
  • Course Credits

    If you have already completed training with another RTO or have evidence of equivalent studies, we can grant you credit towards your course for applicable units of competency. Students can submit a Credit Application Form as part of their enrolment.

  • Pathways & Outcomes

    Once students have successfully completed the BSB30120 Certificate III in Business they’ll be qualified for a range of jobs in the business industry, such as:

    • Administration Assistant
    • Customer Service Representative
    • Data Entry Operator
    • Receptionist
    • Clerk
    • Executive Assistant
    • Personal Assistant

    Alternatively, learners who complete this course may wish to continue their education into a Diploma level qualification or higher education. Graduates may qualify for university pathways like guaranteed entry into certain degrees or credit points towards courses.

  • Your Trainer/Facilitator

    Kate Walsh presenting a certificate to a student

    This course was developed by Kate Taylor, Founder of Get Set Education. She’s worked across various roles in business, education, and training for 10+ years, including high school and university education. Kate is an expert in providing great quality education materials and hands-on support to teachers and trainers.

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