Certificate III in Business Administration (BSB30415)

Interested in pursuing this qualification?

The Certificate III in Business Administration equips students with the skills to apply a broad range of administrative competencies in varied work contexts, using some discretion and judgement. They may provide technical advice and support to a team.

The course will introduce students to the concepts of business administration, placing emphasis on financial matters, IT techniques, customer service, workplace relationship building and working effectively as part of a team. This is a great course to use as a stepping stone into an administrative or business role as Accounts Receivable Clerk, Accounts Payable Clerk, Clerk, Data Entry Operator, Junior Personal Assistant, Receptionist, Office Administration Assistant, Office Administrator and more.

On completion, graduates will gain a nationally recognised qualification, comprising of 13 units of competency (2 core units plus 11 elective units). To complete the qualification students are required to show competence in all 13 units otherwise a Statement of Attainment for the units successfully completed will be issued.

A summary of the skills developed through this qualification can be downloaded from the Training.gov.au website.

Course requirements

Please note that there are requirements that you must comply with to enrol in this program. These include:

  • A Unique Student Identifier (USI – which can be created @ usi.gov.au)
  • Spoken and written English that has correct grammar, pronunciation and punctuation
  • Access to:
    • A PC, the Internet and the MS Office Suite to complete training activities and assessments
    • A workplace to complete work related training activities and assessments where you can interact with others
    • A workplace supervisor to confirm that you are completing these activities and assessments
    • Business technology
    • Workplace policies and procedures
    • Relevant legislation and codes of practice
    • Office equipment and resources

Course fees

The total course fee for the Certificate III in Business Administration is $3,000. As a community organisation, our programs are offered at competitive prices. YWCA Canberra members who have been a member for 12 months or more can also access a 10% discount.

Options for a payment plan are also available, and can be discussed with our Education and Training staff on 02 6175 9900, or via email on training@ywca-canberra.org.au.

Ready to enrol?

Download our enrolment form and student handbookPlease note, this course is currently available through distance education only. 

For more information, please contact the YWCA Canberra Training Unit on 02 6175 9900 or email training@ywca-canberra.org.au.