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This qualification has been designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge required to succeed in the business world. You will develop key skills in customer service, purchasing, presentations, text documents and spreadsheets.
Participants undertaking the Certificate III in Business will develop skills and knowledge to perform a range of responsibilities, working under minimal supervision in any business environment.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTSAge:The minimum age for entry into this qualification is 16 years. If you are under 18 a parent or guardian must sign a consent form.Education & Experience:There are no formal entry requirements in relation to prior education and experience for this qualification. However, it is recommended that you meet the following criteria;Successfully completed Australian Year 10 OR
Successfully completed Certificate II or higher qualification(s) AND
Have at least 12 months work experience in a role that involves communicating with colleagues and/or customers both written and verbally AND
Sound literacy, numeracy and computing skillsIf you are not able to provide proof of the above, you must complete a language, literacy and numeracy test upon enrolment.The learning materials and assessment within this qualification are in a written online or workbook format. Therefore, in order to successfully complete this course, you must have the ability to read and comprehend learning materials and undertake a variety of written assessments.English Language:Entry into this qualification requires proof of English proficiency to an Australian Year 10 level or equivalent. Equivalency can be shown through the following;Qualification completed in English at a Certificate II level or higher OR
A minimum of 2 years work experience in a position that involves communicating in English (written and verbal communication).
COURSE COMMENCEMENTQTS does not have set course commencement dates meaning individuals can enrol and commence their chosen course at any time.
COURSE DELIVERYThere are three different delivery modes that students can choose from for this course.
Online learning allows students the flexibility of completing their course at their own pace, at times to suit work and other life commitments. Avoiding commutes, classrooms and rigid timetables are just a few good reasons to undertake online learning. Students can “attend” a course at anytime, from anywhere as your training material and assessments are online.
Distance learning allows students to have the same amount of convenience and flexibility as online learning. The only difference is that instead of studying online, you will be studying via workbooks. Distance learning is perfect for students that prefer to have hard copy resources.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Skills but not qualified?
RPL is a process whereby you demonstrate that you currently have the required skills and knowledge for particular units/qualifications within the industry that you are experienced. RPL focuses on your life and work experiences and how they meet the criteria of the national qualifications.
Through your experiences you may be able to gain a full qualification or a partial qualification. QTS have created a Recognition of Prior Learning kit that includes a portfolio of evidence checklist. The checklist details the information and evidence you need to collect and provide in order to demonstrate that you have the required skills and knowledge to obtain the units/qualification. The process is rather straight forward and we are here to help with any questions that you may have along the way.
However you look at it, RPL may be the solution to this frustrating problem of having the skills but not the qualification.
COURSE DURATIONQTS courses are self-paced. Enrolments are valid for 12 months. Students can apply for an additional 6 month extension if required at a cost of $250 AUD.
STUDENT SUPPORTQTS provides 24/7 support! Students are supported by their industry experienced trainer via telephone and email throughout enrolment.
RESOURCE REQUIREMENTSStudents will be provided with training material either online or in a workbook, a learner guide to supplement the training material and assessment activities for all units of competence.
Students must have access to the following resources;
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Software such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Digital video recording device/digital camera (included in most mobile phones)
Please note: If you are currently not working and do not have access to workplace policies and other documents, QTS will provide you with simulated samples or information regarding how you can access such policies and documents.
Students are required to complete 12 out of the 16 units listed below in order to obtain the Certificate III in Business. This qualification consists of 1 core unit plus 11 units elected from the electives list below.
CORE INDUSTRY UNIT BSBWHS302 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace ELECTIVE UNITS BSBCMM301 Process customer complaints BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customer BSBFIA301 Maintain financial records BSBFLM303 Contribute to effective workplace relationships BSBFLM305 Support operational plan BSBFLM309 Support continuous improvement systems and processes BSBINM301 Organise workplace information BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment BSBITU302 Create electronic presentations BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents BSBPRO301 Recommend products and services BSBPUR301 Purchase goods and services BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
Certificate III Guarantee – COMPLETE YOUR CERTIFICATE III BUSINESS FOR $50 AUD!
From the 1st July 2013, the Queensland Government introduced significant changes to Queensland’s vocational education and training (VET) system through its reform action plan Great Skills Real Opportunities.
A key initiative under these reforms is the Certificate 3 Guarantee which provides eligible individuals with access to a government subsidy which is to be put towards the training costs for a Certificate III level qualification.
Please note the prices below are for domestic students only. Please contact QTS for international student prices.
If you do not quality for Certificate 3 Guarantee funding you can still enrol via our fee-for-service option. Please see our fee for service course fees below;
Online/RPL Delivery: $1,250 AUD –
Option 1: Full fees upon enrolment
Option 2: Payment plans available – from $20 per week, ask us today!
Distance Delivery: $1,500 AUD –
Option 1: Full fees upon enrolment
Option 2: Payment plans available – from $25 per week, ask us today!