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Certificate III in Business

Certificate III in Business

We help you launch your career in business administration



Course code



Start Dates

16th March 2022


Course length

6-24 months depending on the mode or delivery and your experience


Study mode

Classroom; one-on-one; blended; RPL


Contact phone

1300 511 519



Payneham or at your workplace



Course Details


Course Outline


The Certificate III in Business BSB30120 has been designed for individuals who would like to develop confidence and understanding of workplace procedures, including WH&S, workplace effectiveness, financial record keeping, monitoring resource usage, skills to write business documents, etc.

What Will you Learn?

By completing this certificate you will learn how to apply a broad range of business skills in the different working environments and contexts. Additionally, you will gain skills in working as a team, operational effectiveness, resource allocation, communication within a business environment and use of business software.

Course outline & structure

We provide you with first-class training and student support while you undertake your course. Our hands on industry experts share their knowledge in a practical way.


For Individuals:

To enrol in a Certificate III in Business course, a trainee can be employed in a role which offers practical and supervised experience directly related to the qualification. As a trainee, once you have secured your job, you can request for Auctus to be your preferred training provider during the training contract sign-up with your Australian Apprenticeship Centers (AAC) representative.  

For Employers:

If you are an employer and would like to consider Auctus as your training provider, please contact us for more information and guidance through the whole process. Auctus can assist you in a number of ways, such as;
  • information on employing or hosting a trainee
  • collaboration with Australian Apprenticeship Centers
  • provide your business trainees with Certificate III in Business training

For Australian Apprenticeship Centers (AAC's):

If you are a registered Australian Apprenticeship Center (AAC) and would like to learn more about Auctus' training and course delivery and how it would benefit your clients please feel free to contact us.

Program Details:

  • Nominal duration - 12 months to complete
  • Mode of delivery - on-the-job training
  • Immediate start, enrolments available year round
  • Training plan and training sessions negotiated to meet employer's needs

Career Outcomes

Career outcomes or who could benefit

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
  • Office Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Customer Service Adviser
  • Front Line Receptionist
  • Data Entry Administrator

Unit Selection

Certificate III in Business units of competency

To receive the Certificate III in Business BSB30120 qualification the student must satisfactorily complete 13 units of which 6 are core units, plus 7 elective units.
Core Units:
BSBCRT311 Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment
BSBPEF201 Support personal wellbeing in the workplace
BSBSUS211 Participate in sustainable work practices
BSBTWK301 Use inclusive work practices
BSBWHS311 Assist with maintaining workplace safety
BSBXCM301 Engage in workplace communication
Elective Units:
Elective units might cover Workplace Effectiveness, General Administration, Financial Administration, IT Use, Writing, Customer Service, Diversity, Innovation, Management, Sustainability, Intellectual property, Information Management.

Entry Requirements

All of the following requirements apply to enter this course:
  • Ability to gain a national police clearance
  • Complete Auctus enrolment process
  • Successful completion of the Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment
  • Satisfactory outcome in a suitability assessment interview
  • If required, complete a CSPA assessment and/or the the Upfront Assessment of Need process
  • Good level of physical fitness as required by the industry
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Microsoft Word)
See our Student Handbook for further guidance or speak to our enrolment advisor.

Fees and payment options

JobTrainer concession is now also available for this course. To access JobTrainer, you must be:
  • Between 17 - 24 years of age and not enrolled in secondary school OR
  • Not currently employed OR
  • A prisoner in a South Australian correctional institution
OR If you also hold a current Commonwealth Government concession card:
  • Health Care Card OR
  • Pensioner Concession Card OR
  • Veteran Affairs Concession Card
For further information regarding JobTrainer, please head to the Skills SA website.



Course Fees
  • Full Fee for Service price is $3,250.
  • Subsidised training is available for South Australian residents. Cost is $1,290.
  • If you are eligible for the JobTrainer concession, the fee is reduced to $199.

Delivery and Assessment

How we make it easy 

Each learner and workplace are unique and with this in mind we tailor the learning & assessment strategies in consultation with the employer or student. We take a very practical approach and while there is some theoretical learning involved in each of the topics, the major focus is how this theory makes a difference in the workplace.
Delivery & Assessment
Courses are offered variety of ways to fit in with what best suits you. Here are some of the approaches to consider:
  • Classroom delivery
  • Individual coaching / mentoring
  • Distance learning
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
  • Workplace based delivery


Course dates

This qualification is mostly delivered in the one-on-one,  blended or online mode of delivery. You can start the course at any time.

Student Support

Auctus offers a range of services to assist students to achieve their goals. Please refer to our Student Handbook for further information.

More Information

We are happy to answer all your questions in regards to the Certificate III in Business. Call us today on 1300 511 519 and our friendly team will assist you with all your training needs.


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