Certificate III in Business Administration – BSB30412


Take the next step in your career in Business with Oceania College of Technology’s Certificate III in Business Administration. This course will help you enhance your existing skills and develop the knowledge required to work in a professional business environment.

Career Opportunities

This apprenticeship course is designed for those currently employed in the office/business sector, wanting to enhance their skills and knowledge of Business Administration. Once completed you will receive an industry recognised qualification and skills. Job roles related to this qualification may include: Personal Assistant, Receptionist, Office Manager, and Data Entry Operator.

 How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate.

For more information about this course, please contact us.

What will I study?

List of course units is available on the next page.

Can I apply?

You are eligible to apply for this course if you are 15 or older and are employed in the field or have been offered an apprenticeship.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Business. As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

Credit transfers may be available into related certificate III courses. Further opportunities in the business industry may include diploma courses.

Course Units

Code Unit of Competence Core /E
BSBITU307A Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy C
BSBWHS201A Contribute to health and safety of self and others C
BSBADM307B Organise schedules E
BSBFIA302A Process payroll E
BSBFIA303A Process accounts payable and receivable E
BSBFIA304A Maintain a general ledger E
BSBITU302B Create electronic presentations E
BSBITU303A Design and produce text documents E
BSBITU304A Produce spreadsheets E
BSBITU305A Conduct online transactions E
BSBITU306A Design and produce business documents E
BSBITU309A Produce desktop published documents E

Study Options

Option 1: Workplace Based

Our Trainer Assessor will conduct all teaching and assessment at your place of work, this is available to both Appreciates and Full Fee students. Please note: If your workplace doesn’t have the required scope of work for a particular unit of competency we can conduct the training and assessment at our campus.


 Option 2: Classroom Training

All your learning and assessment for each of the units is delivered in a classroom environment with other students (classroom training requires a minimum of 5 students).


Option 3: Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

If you’ve had lots of experience in this industry (or similar), you may be eligible for RPL.


Recognition of Prior Learning means that you don’t require the training but rather you need to be assessed on each unit. You will need to draw on all of your past experiences so that you can demonstrate that you have already acquired the knowledge and skills.


 Course Duration

The nominal duration to complete qualification is 12 months full time (24 Months maximum). As this training is competency based,   completion dates can vary from student to student however cannot exceed the nominal duration.