BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration

With a wide range of roles available across all industries, developing your business administration skills will make you a highly employable team member, or help you grow your own business.


Recent changes to the Business Services training package will see the BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration become unavailable and superseded by BSB30120 Certificate III in Business.

Students are advised that this course will expire on 17th April 2022.

This provides the opportunity to complete this qualification before it is no longer available. To receive this qualification, students will need to complete all of the thirteen (13) units before the expiration date.

If not fully completed by the expiry date, students may be able to transition to the BSB30120 Certificate III in Business, although, as it is a twelve unit qualification, additional assessments will be required.

The College will inform current students on final assessment submission dates. Contact our course consultants on 1300 887 991 for further information.

End note

The Certificate III in Business Administration will teach you how to:

  • Organise your work priorities
  • Efficiently deliver a service to customers
  • Handle complaints and
  • Work in diverse environments.

Production of official documentation is a substantial part of the Certificate III in Business Administration course and is a talent that is required to be successful in today’s market. You will also develop outstanding keyboard speed and accuracy, which are requirements for key administration job roles today.

You will learn how to

  • Manage and organise work priorities
  • Improve your keyboard speed and accuracy
  • Contribute effectively to the health and safety of others
  • Manage customer expectations
  • Design and produce some different types of documents relevant to the workplace

Career Outcomes

Administration careers and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to the Certificate III in Business Administration include:

  • Administration Officer
  • Personal Assistant
  • Reception and Front Desk

Once you have started in an administrative role, your career opportunities will become endless. You may even choose to pursue a specific profession such as a medical or legal reception.

You can read more information about the types of jobs you can obtain when you finish this course by reading our article 5 Exciting Jobs you can do with a Certificate III in Business Administration.


You have course access for 18 months but you can complete faster than this if you wish.

Delivery & Support

The course is delivered online and can be commenced anytime.

Support is provided via live online chat sessions and ‘virtual’ classrooms, providing you with direct access to industry experts and other students. Attendance at live sessions is optional but strongly recommended.

Course Brochure

Learn more about the BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration by downloading the relevant brochure:


There are 13 subjects in the BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration.


There are no exams.

You test your learning by completing quiz questions and open book self-paced assessment activities throughout each subject. All subjects include a free re-submission if you are not successful on your first attempt.

If you already have the skills and knowledge required to attain any (or all) of these subjects, you might like to enrol as ‘Assessment Only’. This Recognition of Prior Learning means you don’t have to study those subjects again, instead just doing the assessments for a reduced course price. For more details please speak with the Course Consultants.

You need access to an internet-connected computer for the duration of the course.

There are no minimum education requirements however we recommend you have language, literacy and numeracy skills sufficient to allow you to interpret documents, prepare written reports and prepare budget spreadsheets.

If you intend to apply for a Loan or Funding option (where available) to pay for your tuition fees, additional entry criteria may apply as detailed in the Pricing Options.


Option 1: Payment Plan

Interest-free payment plans from as little as $32 per week. Discounts apply for upfront payments and/or group enrolments. For more details, click here.

Option 2: Queensland State Subsidy

The Queensland Government will, for eligible Queensland residents, subsidise your course fee via the Cert 3 Guarantee. This will reduce your enrolment fee down to only:

  • For concession cardholders: $13
  • For non-concession applicants: $26

For more on QLD funding, including eligibility requirements, click here.

Option 3: Study Loan

Study Loans (a private lender), will progressively loan you the tuition fee. The loan, plus interest, is repaid over a maximum 4-year term, from as little as $24 per week. For more details, click here.

Or for something completely different…Subscription

Australis is the only place you can access Subscription, the lowest risk and most flexible way there is to get qualified or stay current. For more details, click here.

How to Enrol

You may be required to provide completed documentation and Identification to complete your enrolment or complete a Core Skills assessment to help ensure the course is suitable for you.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

If you believe you already have the knowledge required to attain some (or all) of the subjects, you may be able to save yourself some effort and money by doing ‘Assessment Only’ for those subjects.

This is where you complete the same Assessments as if you were doing the course, but without the study. As this is an individual process, please speak with our Course Consultants for more details.

Reasons to study the BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration with Australis College include:

Course Content

We wrote the course ourselves, authored by practitioners who are not just qualified trainers but who have worked in various administration and business operations roles.

Always check out the course content (and learning platform) BEFORE you enrol. Is it current, contextualised and engaging, or generic off the shelf content? Content quality will make or break your learning experience.

Trainer Experience

Our trainers work in the industry. They do what you want to do, and they will show you how it really works. (Check out the trainers and assessors of other providers, make sure they are not just academics or former students but have actually run businesses or held senior executive roles).

Having a great trainer is critical to graduating with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.

But wait….there’s more!

Your time and your career are too important to risk with the wrong training provider. For more details on choosing a training provider, please also take a look at Why Australis?