SELC Business students in class
Business administration is the process of managing a business or non-profit organisation, so that it remains stable and continues to grow. With SELC’s BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration, you can learn fundamental administrative skills that will make you a valuable member of the office team. You’ll learn how to organise meetings, produce business documents and spreadsheets, strengthen your business communication skills, and prepare presentations.

SELC’s BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration will equip students with the skills needed to succeed in Business Administration and office based roles both within Australia and internationally.

Career Opportunities


The skills attained in the BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration are transferrable across many jobs and industries. Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors, however possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Administrative assistant
  • Office Administrator Assistant
  • Junior Personal Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Accounts Payable Clerk

Qualification Structure and Course Content


This qualification applies to a range of administrative roles in varied contexts.

Individuals in these positions use some discretion and judgement and may provide technical advice and support to a team.

Module A: Business Communication

Module A: Business Communication

SubjectUnit of Competency
BSBADM302Produce texts from notes
BSBITU307Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
BSBADM307Organise schedules
BSBITU303Design and produce text documents


Module B: Business Computing

Module B: Business Computing

SubjectUnit of Competency
BSBITU306Design and produce business documents
BSBWRT301Write simple documents
BSBITU304Produce spreadsheets
BSBITU309Produce desktop published documents
BSBITU302Create electronic presentations


Module C: Customer Service

Module C: Customer Service

SubjectUnit of Competency
BSBWHS201Contribute to health and safety of self and others
BSBPRO301Recommend products and services
BSBCUS301Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBCMM301Process customer complaints


Delivery and Assessment


All vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment types that may include written assignments, case studies, reports, group tasks, portfolios and/or presentations. Students must successfully pass all units to complete the qualification.

All course materials and workbooks are available for free download from SELC’s e-learning platform, or for optional purchase at $10 per unit for hard copy. Assessment workbooks are provided inclusive of course fees.

Sample Timetable


International students undertake 15 hours face-to-face + 5 hours online study per week.

Terms and Breaks


SELC Business and Management courses are delivered over 9 week terms, with 3 week breaks and with intakes 4 times a year.*

BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration is delivered over 3 terms (approximately nine months).

2017 Term Dates
Term 4: 09 Oct to 08 Dec 2017

2018 Term Dates
Term 1: 29 Jan to 29 Mar 2018
Term 2: 23 Apr to 22 Jun 2018
Term 3: 16 Jul to 14 Sep 2018
Term 4: 08 Oct to 07 Dec 2018

* Please note the Christmas/New Year break is 7 weeks.

Exit point/Award


Nationally_Recognised_TrainingBSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration (AQF – 3) is a nationally recognised qualification under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Entry Requirements and Durations


Academic
Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or international equivalent

English Level
Non-native English speakers must provide evidence of one of the following:

  • Successful completion of 10 weeks of SELC General English at Upper Intermediate level (plus 80% attendance) or at other approved providers;
  • Score of Upper Intermediate or above on SELC’s placement test. N.B. Tests taken overseas or off-campus must be re-taken on campus prior to finalising enrolments;
  • Cambridge FCE (above 150);
  • IELTS proficiency level of 5.5 or above (minimum of 5 in writing) or equivalent;