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Certificate III in Business

  • Qualification:

    Certificate III

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  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    12 months part-time

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    RTO 0049

  • 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.

What you'll learn

About this course

You're searching for a career change or a kick-start to career progress - and this competitive online Certificate III in Business from AIM will give you the practical skills and industry knowledge to do either.

Designed for people at the start of a business career, this course offers a strong foundational knowledge in essential business skills and practices. You'll learn about customer service, document and information management, maintaining financial records and about essential workplace health and safety practices - giving you a strong base of relevant skills for a wide variety of industries.

In addition, this course focuses on building your confidence and abilities, ensuring you're not only technically equipped to work in the competitive business world after course completion - you're capable of emerging as a dynamic business leader.

Offered online and with self-paced study, this course is flexible to ensure your learning is maximised and relevant to whatever step you wish to take after course completion.


To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be 18 years or older; AND
  • Completed Australian Year 12 schooling; OR
  • Demonstrate that you have the skills and capability to succeed in the course by completing the Diploma Entry Test.

Areas of study

In this business course, the units of competency you may study include:

Core units:

  • BSBWHS302 - Apply knowledge of workplace health and safety legislation in the workplace

Pre-selected elective units:

  • BSBITU302 - Create electronic presentations
  • BSBITU303 - Design and produce text documents
  • BSBCMM401 - Make a presentation
  • BSBCUS3301 - Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • BSBCUS301 - Process customer complaints
  • BSBSDIV301 - Work effectively with diversity
  • BSBWET301 - Write simple documents
  • BSBITU304 - Produce spreadsheets
  • BSBINM301 - Organise workplace information
  • BSBINM302 - Utilise a knowledge management system
  • BSBFIA301 - Maintain financial records

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.

Australian Institute of Management Education and Training AIM provides students with practical qualifications that certify their skills and advances their careers. Each qualification is delivered through a blend of practical exercises and evaluative tools, and with no exams to study for; students can focus on completing assessments that have real world application. With the choice to study online or on campus, studying with AIM means you can maintain your work-life balance while building your future career.

Australian Institute of Management Education and Training Pty Limited (ABN 40 009 668 553); RTO code 0049 (AIMET); level 21, 580 George St, Sydney, NSW, 2000, an approved FEE-HELP and VET FEE-HELP provider. AIMET is a registered Higher Education Provider listed on the national register, Provider ID: PRV12071. AIMET uses the brand name AIM with permission from the Australian Institute of Management (ABN 56 004 525 017).
AIM (RTO 0049) prides itself on delivering holistic, comprehensive qualifications, that helps you fast-track your career whilst gaining official certification of your skills. Whether you prefer online learning or face-to-face classes, AIM offers both options.

The online virtual campus, MyAIM allows students to work through the online modules at their own pace, connect with other students and receive online learning support from AIM’s Student Support and Coaching Services teams.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Business (BSB30115) from AIM.

You'll have the opportunity to seek employment in business and sales roles in a variety of industries across the private and public sectors. Previous graduates of this course have gone on to roles ranging from clerical and administrative to professional and management roles in a wide variety of industries including retail trade, accommodation and food services, and education and training.

This course may also act as a pathway to further studies. You may explore further qualification opportunities through AIM such as the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management or the Certificate IV in Human Resources. Study is available in both online and face-to-face delivery modes.

Payment options & support

Finance options

The current cost of this course is $3,195.

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