Hi, Thanks for visiting! Develop the skills and confidence you need in Business. In this course the focus is on dealing with customers, being an effective team member, prioritising work flow and using a range of office software programs.
Call 1300 380 335 if you have any questions about this course or to check your eligibility for funding.
Do you qualify for funding? A summary of available funding is below. View the Funding & Cost tab above for more information and eligibility criteria:
In most instances you will have up to 2 years to complete the Certificate III in Business qualification. Being self-paced study you can enrol at any time and progress at any speed you like without the stress of due dates and rigid class time tables. Study duration depends on the hours you put in and your skill level. As a guide, someone dedicating 8 hours per week to study, could expect to complete the assessment component of the course in 6 – 8 months. Prior to commencement you will complete a Training Needs Analysis to determine a suitable time frame for you.
Note: students receiving government funding may be obligated to complete the program in a shorter time frame:
There are no set in-take dates, so you can enrol online at any time. Alternatively call 1300 380 335 to enrol in the Certificate 3 in Business over the phone. To find out more about our enrolment process go to the How to Enrol page on this site.
BSBTEC301 Design and produce business documents
BSBWRT311 Write simple documents
BSBOPS303 Organise schedules
BSBPEF301 Organise personal work priorities
BSBCRT311 Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment
BSBXCM301 Engage in workplace communication
BSBTWK301 Use inclusive work practices
BSBWHS311 Assist with maintaining workplace safety
BSBPEF201 Support personal wellbeing in the workplace
BSBSUS211 Participate in sustainable work practices
*Elective Stream 1 – Business Software
BSBTEC303 Create electronic presentations
BSBTEC302 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
*Elective Stream 2 – Customer Service
BSBOPS304 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBOPS305 Process customer complaints
SIRXPDK001 Advise on products and services
**Elective Stream 3 – Business Administration Specialisation
BSBFIN301 Process financial transactions
BSBHRM416 Process payroll
BSBPUR301 Purchase goods and services
* Students completing Elective Stream 1 or 2 will receive BSB30120 Certificate III in Business.
** Students completing Elective Stream 3 will receive BSB30120 Certificate III in Business (Administration).
We reduce the assessment workload in this course through the use of integrated assessments. Each course module consists of two key components:
Certificate III in Business
Standard Course Fee
Student Co-Contribution Fee for those who qualify for the Certificate 3 Guarantee Subsidy
Student Co-Contribution Fee for corporate groups (10+ students) who qualify for the Certificate 3 Guarantee Subsidy
Student Co-Contribution Fee for School Based Trainees in QLD
Student Co-Contribution Fee for User Choice Trainees in QLD (Fee is $1.60 per nominal hour and will vary depending on electives stream selected - price shown is based on electives stream 1)
Payment plans are offered at no additional cost! That’s right, you DO NOT pay more if you opt for a payment plan. No Interest, account, or administration fees. You nominate the payment periods (i.e. weekly, fortnightly or monthly). You nominate the amount you are comfortable paying (i.e. $50, $100, $200, etc.). Payment plans are processed with a direct debit system.
Upfront Payments can be made by credit card, bank transfer, cheque, money order or cash.
Adapt Education is funded by the QLD Government to deliver this course.
The course is heavily subsidised, however a small student co-contribution fee is applicable. Concession card holders (health care card or pension concession card) and Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander persons will qualify for the concessional rates indicated. Student contribution fees can be incorporated into an interest free payment plan.
To be eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee, a student must:
Some important points about the Certificate 3 Guarantee:
Combine paid work, training and school with a School Based Traineeship (SAT):
Adapt Education is approved by the QLD Government to deliver User Choice funded training for this qualification.
This course is Centrelink approved and you may be eligible to receive ongoing study support benefits while you study from home. If you are on a single parent pension, a carers pension, disability pension, NewStart and several others, you may be eligible for the Education Supplement ($62 p/fortnight for full time study for the nominated duration of the course) and/or the Education Entry Payment ($208 one off payment). To find out if you’re eligible for Centrelink payments check their website or call 13 24 90 and ask about the above payments. For eligible participants to claim the education supplement, simply take a signed copy of your training plan (issued upon enrolment) into centrelink and attach it to the relevant centrelink form.
This course can be delivered Fee For Service with no work placement requirements or as part of a School Based Traineeship.
Completion of the course will:
Note: ATAR information is generic only. Please refer to QTAC for information on a student’s specific circumstances. Refer to university policies regarding acceptance of VET qualifications and rankings as they can differ (Some universities do not accept Cert III courses for entry).
RTO Delivery: Students undertake the course Self-Paced Online. This may be:
Adapt Education provide unlimited online, phone and email support to students. The school may opt to nominate a support teacher for additional face-to-face support.
All enrolment paperwork, student induction, training and assessment is conducted by Adapt with no administrative or teaching burdens placed on school staff.
Shared delivery: The school and RTO share delivery and assessment responsibilities. For example, Adapt Education may deliver key sessions on campus and be responsible for all assessment marking to reduce the burden on school staff however an approved “in-house” teacher may be responsible for day-to-day delivery and support. Minimum group numbers apply for this mode. Contact us for a customised quote.
Partnered Delivery: Schools wanting to deliver the qualification to a large cohort may seek a partnering arrangement. This involves the school delivering Adapt’s program with an approved “in-house” teacher. Contact us for a customised quote.
This course can form part of a School Based Traineeship (SAT) for QLD school students. The traineeship involves:
Other Qualifications offered to School Based Students include:
Thank you to Adapt Education for helping me complete my Certificate III in Business. They were truly wonderful to deal with and always very helpful when needed. The course content is easy to navigate and understand. I would also like to thank my wonderful teacher who helped and encouraged me throughout. I will be recommending Adapt Education to everyone as I believe it is one of the best course providers in Australia. You guys are amazing!
Caitlyn K, North Queensland
My experience with Adapt Education has been nothing but positive. I’ve completed my Certificate III in Business and it’s been smooth sailing all the way! Whenever I needed help they were proactive and quick to respond. Couldn’t have asked for a better experience!
Thank you again!
Samantha P, Brisbane