Business and ICT

BSB30115 Certificate III in Business

BSB30115 Certificate III in Business is part of the Business Services Training Package and provides opportunity to develop a range of business and computing skills. 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.

This qualification would suit:

  • People who wish to develop broad, entry-level skills for the business environment
  • People who wish to prepare for study in a higher level qualification at Certificate IV level
  • Those who have completed BSB20115 – Certificate II in Business or those who have some relevant vocational experience

This qualification is available under the Traineeship framework.

Career Opportunities

This qualification will not lead towards any one career. Rather, it will give you skills which support your career within a range of businesses.  Possible career opportunities include:

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

Study Pathways

This course may be a pathway to further study. Related courses include:

Location, dates and times

Campbell Street Campus

  • Next Intake:  3 February 2020

Information and Application Sessions:
Following the information session, interested students will be invited to complete a questionnaire to help progress their application

Please bring the following with you:

  • Unique Student Identifier (USI)
  • A current resume
  • Transcripts of results achieved previously at other educational institutions
Campbell Street Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 1pm to 3pm
Level 4, Theatrette, 75 Campbell Street, Hobart
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Campbell Street Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 5pm to 7.30pm
Level 4, Theatrette, 75 Campbell Street, Hobart
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Launceston Campus

  • Intake:   2020
  • Duration: a minimum of 16 hours per week over 2 semesters, or earlier completion if a greater number of hours are studied per week

Information and Applications Sessions:

Launceston Campus Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 10am
Room A1.26, 10-16 Wellington Street, Launceston
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Launceston Campus Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 5.15pm
Room A1.26, 10-16 Wellington Street, Launceston
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Flexible Delivery / Online

  • Next Intake: 3 February 2020

Information and Applications Sessions:

Devonport Campus Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 10am
20 Valley Road, Devonport
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Devonport Campus Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 2pm
20 Valley Road, Devonport
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  • Next Intake: 2020
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest in the 2020 Intake

Learning Options

Campbell Street Campus
This course can be undertaken on campus with some flexible options available.

Launceston Campus
This course can be undertaken on campus with some online options available.

Statewide Online
This course is available online, with learning support and teacher interaction provided.

Assessment Process

Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge. They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.

Throughout all assessments, Occupational Health & Safety procedures must be followed. Assessment may include:

  • task based assessments to demonstrate skills
  • knowledge questions

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

What will I need to bring?

Students will need to have:

  • Access to a computer with the Microsoft Software Suite and broadband
  • An email address
  • A memory stick or some kind of portable memory device is highly recommended
  • TasTAFE has computer labs at regional campuses which are open for students to access during normal business hours

Are there ‘other’ costs?

A learning resource fee of $180 applies.

Essential Requirements

There are no essential entry requirements for this course.


An application process, which includes an online Language, Literacy and Numeracy component, must be completed prior to enrolment to help ensure this is the right course for you.   If you do not have the Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills required to successfully undertake the course we will discuss your results with you, your study options and will provide a referral to the Vocational Preparation programs available from TasTAFE.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


BSB30115 Certificate III in Business.

Qualification Requirements

To achieve a BSB30115 Certificate III in Business, 12 units must be successfully completed.  These include one core unit and eleven elective units. Electives are selected based on industry and/or employer consultation.


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