Business and ICT

BSB30315 Certificate III in Micro Business Operations

BSB30315 Certificate III in Micro Business Operations is offered under the Business Services Training Package. It reflects the role of skilled independent and micro-business contractors who apply a broad range of competencies in varied contexts, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. Micro businesses are small businesses with fewer than five employees.

This course will also support potential micro business operators wishing to explore the possibility of setting up their own business. Micro business operators include independent contractors or home-based business operators. We welcome micro business people from across all industries.

Career Opportunities

This qualification will provide skills to support your career within your own business, or within other micro businesses.

Study Pathways

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

Location, dates and times


  • Next Intake:  2020
  • Call 1300 655 307 to express your interest in the 2020 Intake

Flexible Delivery / Online

  • 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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Learning Options

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, and that you meet all of the requirements of the course.

Assessments 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?

There are no additional costs for this course.

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.


BSB30315 Certificate III in Micro Business.

Qualification Requirements

To achieve a BSB30315 Certificate III in Micro Business, 10 units must be successfully completed.   These include five core units and five elective units.



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