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

This qualification will not lead towards any one career. Rather, it will give you skills which support your career within any business

Pathways from this qualification:

  • BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business
  • BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
  • BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources
  • BSB42615 Certificate IV in New Small Business
  • BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management
  • or a range of other qualifications

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

  • Next Intake:  23 July – 7 December 2018
  • Duration:  Full-time – 1 Semester
  • Information Sessions:  Wednesday, 27 June 2018 – 1pm OR 5.15pm
    • Venue:  Theatrette, A4.14/15, 4th Floor, 75 Campbell Street, Hobart
  •  Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Launceston Campus

  • Next Intake: Semester 2, 2018
  • Duration:  Full-time – 1 Semester, or Part-time over 2 Semesters
  • Information Sessions:  Tuesday, 26 June 2018 – 10am OR 2pm OR 5.15pm
    • Venue:  Launceston Campus, Cnr Paterson & Wellington Streets, Launceston
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Online Statewide

Learning Options

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

Launceston Campus This course can be undertaken on campus or some flexible options are available.

Statewide The qualification resources are available online, with learning support and teacher interaction provided. Options for enrolment throughout the study year are offered to suit your flexibility requirements.

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
  • A learning resource fee may apply

Preferred pathways

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

Qualification Requirements

To attain the BSB30115 Certificate III in Business, 12 units must be achieved, consisting of 1 core unit, plus 11 elective units.


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