Business and ICT

BSB30115 Certificate III in Business

BSB30115 Certificate III in Business is part of the Business Services Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in a varied work context using some discretion, judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. They may provide technical advice and support to a team.

This qualification would suit:

  • People who wish to develop broad, entry-level skills for the Business environment
  • People who wish to study Business Administration at Certificate IV or Diploma level
  • This course is recommended particularly for school leavers and other students with limited or no workplace experience.

Career Opportunities

Further study options may include:

  • training through Certificate IV, Diploma to Advanced Diploma. Entry to the Diploma programs is available to those with Certificate IV in any of the Business programs or with appropriate work experience.
    NB Please note that success in some units in the Diploma program is dependent on you having underpinning knowledge and skills (gained through studying related units at Certificate IV level or through work experience in these fields).
  • This qualification will not lead towards any one career. Rather, it will give you skills which support your career within any business.

Career opportunities include:

  • Clerical Officer
  • Receptionist
  • Administration Assistant
  • Human Resources Clerk
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Word Processing Operator
  • Data Entry Operator
  • Records Clerk
  • Invoicing Officer

Dates and Times

Campbell Street Campus

Classroom Based / Part-time / Workshops

  • Information Booklet
  • Next Intake:  13 February 2018
  •  Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Launceston Campus

  • Information Booklet
  • Next Intake: 2018 – Places still available!
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Online Statewide

Learning Options

Campbell Street Campus
Depending on your needs, learning may be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both. Options will include:

  • Day classes

Launceston Campus

  • Face to face teacher facilitated classes
  • Supported flexible study
  • Self paced
  • Online
  • Students may be required to complete a minimal amount of work outside of class time

(Not all options are available for all units in all regions).

Assessment Process

Throughout all assessments, Occupational Health & Safety procedures must be followed.
A range of assessment strategies is used. These may include:

  • demonstration in a work or simulated work environment
  • open and closed book assessments
  • assignments
  • portfolios
  • case studies
  • workplace projects

Online (available through City Campus, Launceston)
Online delivery means that delivery occurs using multiple training strategies. These may include:

  • Discussion
  • Role play
  • Chat sessions
  • Individual learning support and coaching
  • Learner guides and other information resources


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Resources and Equipment

Online students:

  • Students will need to have access to a computer with broadband access to complete this qualification.
  • A memory stick or some kind of portable memory device is highly recommended.
  • TasTAFE has computer labs which are open for students to access during normal business hours


Preferred pathways into this qualification include:

  • Completion of the Certificate II in Business or other relevant qualification, or
  • Provide evidence of competency in the majority of units required for the Certificate II in Business or other relevant qualification, or
  • With some vocational experience assisting in a range of support roles without a formal business qualification


  • Individuals will also need to have access to the internet.

Qualification Requirements

To achieve this qualification, participants must complete 12 units comprising of 1 Core unit and 11 Elective units.

Electives may vary between regions. Contact the Team for more information.


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