Certificate III in Business


Registered Training Organisation – 30022 – St John Fisher College, Bracken Ridge​


​Subject Type​

​VET Qualification 


​2 years

​Qualification description:

​This qualification reflects the varied roles of individuals across different industry sectors who apply a broad range of competencies using some discretion, judgment and relevant theoretical knowledge. They may provide technical advice and support to a team. This course will give you practical skills that are used in a range of office and business environments. Refer to training.gov.au for specific information about the qualification.

​Entry requirements:

​Entry-level course. There are no entry requirements for this qualification. It is recommended that students have a satisfactory completion of Year 10 English.

​Qualification packaging rules: 

​Qualification packaging rules: 13 units must be completed:
  • 6 core units of competency
  • 7 elective units of competency​




​Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment​


​Support personal wellbeing in the workplace


​​Participate in sustainable work practices 


​Use inclusive work practices


Assist with maintaining workplace safety


​​Engage in workplace communication



​Collect and record data​


​Design and produce business documents 


​Design and produce spreadsheets 


​Use digital technologies to communicate in a work environment


​Undertake Project Work


​Deliver and monitor a service to customers


​Organise personal work priorities

​Delivery Modes: 

​A range of delivery modes will be used during the teaching and learning of this qualification.
These include:
  • face-to-face instruction
  • work-based learning 
  • guided learning 

Assessment: ​

​Assessment is competency based and therefore no levels of achievement are awarded. Assessment will be completed in a simulated business environment. Evidence gathering methods for this qualification is continuous and units of competency have been clustered into projects to replicate what occurs in a business office as closely as possible.
 Assessment techniques include:
  • observation 
  • folios of work
  •  questioning ​


​This qualification may articulate into:
  • BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business
  • work within a business/office administration area.

See other financial qualifications at training.gov.au.

​Work Placement: 

​Students are provided with the opportunity to do structured workplace learning, where they could work in a real office environment. They may be required to 

​RTO Obligation: 

​The RTO guarantees that the student will be provided with every opportunity to complete the qualification. We do not guarantee employment upon completion of this qualification.

 Students who are deemed competent in all 12 units of competency will be awarded a Qualification and a record of results.

 Students who achieve at least one unit of competency (but not the full qualification) will receive a Statement of Attainment.

These details are correct as at 12/05/2023​