BSB30115 Certificate III in Business

The BSB30115 Certificate III in Business is designed for convenient digital delivery via our online Student Portal.  This course will help you to develop your skills in customer service, data entry, promoting innovation, writing business documents, and maintaining financial records.

Online access enables you to study at your pace, from your own home and includes a generous 24-month enrolment period.

This qualification provides you with the skills necessary to support your current and future employment in business and management roles.  You will learn successful strategies for effective workplace relations, electronic presentations, and contributing to team effectiveness.


Successful completion of this qualification will allow you to apply for positions such as:

Office Administrative Assistant
Office Assistant
Accounts Clerk

Course Structure and Units

To obtain a BSB30115 Certificate III in Business you must achieve competency in 12 units of competency consisting of (1) core unit as well as (11) elective units.


  • BSBWHS302Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace

Sample Elective Units

  • BSBADM311Maintain business resources
  • BSBCMM301Process customer complaints
  • BSBCUS301Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • BSBDIV301Work effectively with diversity
  • BSBFIA301Maintain financial records
  • BSBFLM303Contribute to effective workplace relationships
  • BSBFLM305Support operational plan
  • BSBFLM306Provide workplace information and resourcing plans
  • BSBFLM309Support continuous improvement systems and processes
  • BSBFLM311Support a workplace learning environment
  • BSBFLM312Contribute to team effectiveness
  • BSBINM301Organise workplace information
  • BSBINM302Utilise a knowledge management system
  • BSBINN301Promote innovation in a team environment
  • BSBITU306Design and produce business documents
  • BSBITU309Produce desktop published documents
  • BSBITU311Use simple relational databases
  • BSBITU312Create electronic presentations
  • BSBITU313Design and produce digital text documents
  • BSBITU314Design and produce spreadsheets
  • BSBITU315Purchase goods and services online
  • BSBPRO301Recommend products and services
  • BSBPUR301Purchase goods and services
  • BSBITU314Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • BSBWHS332XApply infection prevention and control procedures to own work activities
  • BSBWOR301Organise personal work priorities and development
  • BSBWOR302Work effectively as an off-site worker
  • BSBWRT301Write simple documents
  • BSBXCM301Engage in workplace communication
  • BSBXTW301Work in a team

Continued Study includes:


Our students are required to be 18 years or older at the time of registration and demonstrate the required level of competency in English language, literacy and numeracy skills, and computer skills. If English isn’t your first language, you may be required to sit an LLN test to ensure you are suitable to undertake the course. Please refer to the relevant IPS Policies and the Student Handbook for full details.

Recognition of Prior Learning

To obtain a BSB30115 Certificate III in Business you must achieve competency in 12 units of competency consisting of (1) core unit as well as (11) elective units.


Certificate 3 Guarantee

The Certificate 3 Guarantee, funded by the Queensland Government, is available to eligible individuals to gain their first post school Certificate III qualification or Certificate IV qualification.

Contribution Fees (Certificate 3 Funding):
$120 concessional (Average per unit cost $10)
$240 non-concessional (Average per unit cost $20)

User Choice
Student contribution fee is $1.60 per nominal hour. This is a mandatory fee set by the Queensland State Government.

We offer you:
RPL Applications Cost = $0
6-Month Extension Cost = $0

Upon enrolment you will receive and IPS Institute Induction which includes:
• Complimentary profile test to determine your strengths so that we can tailor your elective selections to meet your specific needs
• Short course on-line explaining your profile
• Career Alignment Pathway Session (30 mins) to guide you on your path to career success
• Access to our private IPS Institute Facebook Group where you can interact with other students and faculty
• Monthly webinars for professional and personal development with our CEO Victoria Jennings

Free Deferral:
You can pause your studies, then pick them back up when you’re ready*.

Free Extension
If you require additional study time, we can help*.

*Terms and conditions apply