Certificate III in Business Administration – BSB301415 - Protea College
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Certificate III in Business Administration – BSB301415

Course Description / Overview

The Certificate III in Business Administration teaches the skills and knowledge today’s office support professionals need. You will learn how office skills such as how to organise schedules, process accounts payable and receivable and how to design and produce business documents.

Career Opportunities

  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Administration Officer
  • Personal Assistant
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Data Entry Operator
  • Receptionist

Core Units - 13

  • BSBADM307 Organise schedules
  • BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
  • BSBFIA301 Maintain financial records
  • BSBFIA303 Process accounts payable and receivable
  • BSBINM301 Organise workplace information
  • BSBITU302 Create electronic presentations
  • BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets
  • BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
  • BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
  • BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
  • BSBWRT301 Write simple documents

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Produce business documents
  • Maintain financial records
  • Creating electronic presentations
  • Organising schedules
  • Typing speed and accuracy
  • Use and maintain business technology


  • 12 weeks full-time (on campus)
  • Flexible up to two 6 months (online)

Support and delivery

When you study online with Protea College, you can:

  • Study where and when it suits you.
  • Graduate with the same certificate as an on campus student.
  • Get unparalleled support from teachers via email or phone.
  • Access your course materials online.

Entry Requirements:

  • 18 years of age
  • – Year 10 (or equivalent)
  • – IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent) (international students only)

Study Mode:

  • On campus
  •  Online (domestic students only)


  • $1495 (online)
  • $3500 (on campus)

Funding is available for eligible domestic students under the Queensland Government’s Certificate 3 Guarantee program. See the Funding page for more information.


  • Online students can study at their own pace over or up to six (6) months. Extension available upon request. Administration fees may apply.
  • Full-time on campus students will complete the course over 12 weeks
  • This course uses highly-interactive eLearning materials developed specifically for online study (no more boring PowerPoints and PDFs!) and which are fully compatible with your smartphone or tablet.