TAFE Queensland East Coast

Certificate III in Business Administration


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Learn a broad range of basic office and business administration skills that prepare you for employment in a support role in a modern office environment.

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    • January 23, 2017

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Entry Requirements
Year 10, Certificate II or higher, Computer and internet access

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

This course is designed to equip you with the essential skills and knowledge needed for a range of careers in diverse business environments.

This qualification could be your ticket to a new career or a new direction in life.

Your employability opportunities will be maximised through study of basic to intermediate computer skills, organisational skills in managing multiple tasks, providing internal and external customer service, and working well with others as well as working independently.

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Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Business Administration with TAFE Queensland East Coast, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 13 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

2 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy

  • Contribute to health and safety of self and others

Elective Units

11 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Organise schedules

  • Deliver and monitor a service to customers

  • Process payroll

  • Process accounts payable and receivable

  • Create electronic presentations

  • Design and produce text documents

  • Produce spreadsheets

  • Design and produce business documents

  • Produce desktop published documents

  • Organise personal work priorities and development

  • Write simple documents

Course Provider

TAFE Queensland East Coast is the premier provider of vocational education and training and the largest in the Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay region with seven campuses and over 20,000 enrolments annually.

TAFE Queensland East Coast is the result of an amalgamation between Sunshine Coast TAFE and Wide Bay TAFE. By harnessing the strong reputation each of these Institutes had in their communities for providing exceptional training and education we are able to improve education and training to the region as a collaborative force.

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