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Certificate III in Business Administration

  • Qualification:

    Certificate III

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    14 weeks part-time

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Harvest Education Technical College (RTO 31671)

  • Location:


  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    Office Manager | Administration Assistant | Human Resources Officer | Executive Assistant | View all

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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

Build practical skills for a versatile career in the business world by studying this online Certificate III in Business Administration course from Harvest Education Technical College.

Part-time and short-term, this flexible course is suited for people seeking a practical new role in business administration, or looking to build broad business skills. In this foundation course, you'll learn how to think strategically and make decisions, complete routine business activities, and work in a professional business environment.

In just four months of study, this course offers a recognised, competitive qualification in business administration. If you're looking to work in accounts, payroll, office management or business administration, and want to build useful skills quickly, this course is for you.


There are no academic or work experience prerequisites for this course. Applicants must have basic computer skills and access to a computer.

Areas of study

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

  • BSBWHS201 - Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • BSBADM307 - Organise schedules
  • BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents
  • BSBCUS301 - Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • BSBPR301 - Recommend products and services
  • BSBADM311 - Maintain business records
  • BSBPUR301 - Purchase goods and services
  • BSBITU307 - Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
  • BSBITU302 - Create electronic presentations
  • BSBITU303 - Design and produce text documents
  • BSBITU306 - Design and produce business documents
  • BSBFIA302 - Process payroll
  • BSBITU309 - Produce desktop published documents


Harvest Education Technical College Harvest Educational Technical College (HETC) has a mantra to “Empower people to become persons of influence”. By studying at HETC, you join the ranks of thousands before you who have embraced that vision and achieved the status of persons of influence.

HETC’s selection of online, on-campus and blended courses offer you the right learning resources and support to get you on your dream career path. From business and human resources to community services, youth work, hospitality and more, HETC has courses in it all!
HETC's innovative online courses will offer you the right learning resources and support to get you on your dream career path. HETC apply the 80/20 rule to the delivery of their courses which means 80% of your learning will be practical and hands-on, and 20% theory. Enjoy learning the HETC way!

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:

  • Queensland: Garden City

You can also choose to study this course online with some on-campus components (blended learning).

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate III in Business Administration from Harvest Education Technical College.

This qualification enables you to immediately seek work in a range of roles in the business sector. You may choose to seek employment in a business, government department or not-for-profit organisation, managing accounts, office administration, human resources or assisting leaders, or choose to undertake further study after course completion in order to specialise your skillset.

After completing this Certificate III course, you may choose to study a Certificate IV or Diploma course in a related business field, in order to progress your career to business, office and operations management roles.

Curious about where a career in business could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

This course is eligible for the Queensland Government's Certificate III Guarantee program. Upfront payment of $20 concession or $50 non-concession prices is required.