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Certificate III in Business Administration (NSW Only)

  • Qualification:

    Certificate III

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    12 months full-time (for employment based traineeship)

  • Start date:

    Enquire now for start dates!

  • Awarded by:

    Benchmark College (RTO 90274)

  • Location:


  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

Course Rundown

About this course

The Certificate III in Business Administration, delivered by Benchmark College, is a pathway to a career in the business administration environment. It provides students with a sound knowledge base and allows them to develop and practise key skills in business administration.

You'll develop a range of skills, from speedy and accurate typing to schedule organisation and document creation. You'll also learn about the importance of health and safety within the workplace environment and delve into key areas such as customer service, innovation in a team environment and sustainable work practices.

The course consists of two core units and a range of electives covering a variety of key skills for different business administration roles. Assessment methods vary from written case studies and scenarios to practical demonstration of skills.

This course has flexible delivery options;

  • School-based Traineeships - which allow year 10, 11 and 12 high school students to commence or complete a traineeship at school.
  • Employment-based Traineeship - all training and assessments are conducted in the workplace so that you learn on the job in a practical and relevant way.


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Candidates must have a Unique Student Identifier; AND
  • Candidates must complete a LLN quiz upon entry.

Areas of study

In this business administration course, the subjects you may study include:

  • BSBITU307 - Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
  • BSBWHS201 - Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • BSBADM307 - Organise schedules
  • BSBCUS301 - Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • BSBINN301 - Promote innovation in a team environment
  • BSBITU302 - Create electronic presentations
  • BSBITU303 - Design and produce text documents
  • BSBITU304 - Produce spreadsheets
  • BSBITU306 - Design and produce business documents
  • BSBITU309 - Produce desktop published documents
  • BSBSUS201 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • BSBWOR301 - Organise personal work priorities and development
  • BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents
Benchmark College Registered by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), Benchmark College (RTO Code 90274) offers 15 different Nationally Recognised Qualifications to people entering the workforce, changing their careers or wanting to turn their skills and knowledge into a qualification.

Benchmark College see learning as a lifelong journey and a pathway for change and growth. They aim to always have the student at the centre of their service delivery and are committed to providing you with learning support throughout your training.

Benchmark College's diverse range of qualifications provides graduates opportunities to gain employment in a number of different industries including Early Childhood Education (Child Care), Individual Support (Aged Care), Business, Retail, Warehousing Operations and Training and Assessment.
Benchmark College is dedicated to offering their students access to learning support throughout their entire study journey.

The change and growth that occurs in students while studying is supported and nurtured by the dedicated team at Benchmark. Experienced trainers have the student as their main focus, and are committed to modelling best practice techniques both in and out of the classroom.

Students may also have the opportunity to attend free tutorials and workshops to optimise their learning experience.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • New South Wales: Penrith

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Certificate III in Business Administration from Benchmark College.

Graduates will be prepared to pursue a variety of careers in a business administration setting, from client-facing positions such as reception through to in-house accounts and data entry. Graduates may also choose to pursue further study, such as the Certificate IV in Business, Certificate IV in Business Administration or other relevant Certificate IV qualifications.

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Benchmark College offers a range of payment options to suit any budget, and payment can be made upfront or via a Payment Plan in agreement with Benchmark College. Enquire now for more information!

Fees can be paid via VISA/MasterCard, Ezidebit (please note Ezidebit have their own fees and charges), bank deposit or cheque.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

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