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Course Details - BSB30115 Certificate III in Business (Playford International College)

NASSSA TitleCertificate III in Business
QualificationBSB30115 Certificate III in Business
RTOSalford College (National Code 40298)
Host OrganisationPlayford International College
Course Length2 Semesters (1 year)
Course DescriptionCertificate III in Business reflects the varied roles of individuals across different industry sectors who apply a broad range of competencies using some discretion, judgment and relevant theoretical knowledge. The Certificate III in Business endeavours to continue to build upon the skills and knowledge that you currently have in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. By applying business practices to those skills you will gain a solid foundation for your future career or study aspirations. You will learn the basics behind integrating into the modern business world that is driven by team work and communication in a diverse environment. You will also learn practical skills in areas of organising and prioritising work tasks, as well as how to design and produce business documents and publications.
PathwaysAfter achieving the Certificate III in Business, individuals could progress to BSB50215 Diploma of Business, or to Certificate IV qualifications in other business industry fields or commence work in an office environment.
Entry RequirementsThere are no prerequisites for this course.
Other RequirementsStudents will be issued with a VET Uniform which must be worn at all times. Students are required to bring writing equipment, (i.e. pens and pencils etc.),and a laptop to every session. Student ID Cards must be carried at all times and they must be willing to participate in both theory and practical workshops. Approximately 40 hours Work Placement in a business environment is a compulsory component of this program. Students must seek their own placements. However some support will be provided.
Delivery Location(s)Playford International College, Phillip Highway, Elizabeth, SA, 5112
Car parking is available from the Goodman Road side of the College.
Dates and Times33 weekly sessions at Playford International College on Tuesdays from 09:00 until 15:00.
Commencement date 11/02/20.
Students are not expected to attend on school or public holidays however they are required to attend on student free days unless advised otherwise. The Orientation session is on February 6th 2020 is COMPULSORY and counts as one of the 33 sessions.
Work Placement5 days
A minimum of 5 days is expected. Students are required to demonstrate competencies and get them signed off in their log books when undertaking their Structured Work Placements. Some competencies may be signed off after work undertaken during simulated tasks.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 2, 70 SACE credits
495 Nominal Hours. The Certificate III qualification can be used as a student’s 4th TAS subject to achieve an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) and apply to University.
Units Of Competency
CoreBSBWHS302Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace20 nominal hours
 BSBDIV301Work effectively with diversity30 nominal hours
 BSBWRT301Write Simple documents30 nominal hours
 BSBITU314Design and produce spreadsheets35 nominal hours
 BSBWOR301Organise personal work priorities and development30 nominal hours
 BSBSMB301Investigate micro business opportunities30 nominal hours
 BSBCMM201Communicate in the workplace40 nominal hours
 BSBFLM312Contribute to team effectiveness40 nominal hours
 BSBITU313Design and produce digital text documents90 nominal hours
 BSBITU312Create electronic presentation20 nominal hours
 BSBITU309Produce desktop published documents50 nominal hours
 BSBITU306Design and produce business documents80 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
These competencies may be subject to change.
Training Cost$2,300.00 including GST
Other Costs$41.00 including GST
Enclosed shoes are required and need to be purchased before the commencement of the course. These shoes must be worn to every session and students may wish to purchase a NASSSA jacket as part of their uniform, costing approximately $41. Until this occurs students can only wear their own ‘Home School Jumpers’.
Cost NotesDepartment for Education Non-NASSSA students enrolling will incur a $250.00 additional Administration fee (Full year course – pro rata for semester/term courses). Non-Department for Education students enrolling will incur a $1,000.00 administration fee. (Full year course – pro rata for semester/term courses) Enrolments for both these groups of students MUST be done through the WebVET Administrator.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    12
Maximum   20
Selection ProcessShould the course be oversubscribed a short written application and or an interview may be required
Orientation DetailsCourse orientation for all students will be on the first day of training
Public TransportBoth the Elizabeth Bus Exchange and the Elizabeth Train Station are only a few minutes walk from the College where a wide range of bus and train routes are easily accessible.
Contact PersonMr Neville Hubbard, Phone 8255 7566, Mobile 0427 015 108, Fax 8287 1113, Email
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