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About This Course

Please find all the course details below. Don’t hesitate to contact us should you have any questions or require advice – our friendly Student Services Team is always happy to assist.

Course Overview

  • Keep businesses running with a Certificate III in Business Administration. This course will prepare students to provide administrative support and technical advice to business teams.

    Students will learn to contribute to the health and safety of themselves and others, type quickly and accurately, and organise workplace information logically.

    Elective units provide the choice for learning of other skills including organising schedules, processing payroll, designing and producing digital text documents and spreadsheets, and maintenance of financial records.

Course Units

  • Core Units

    • BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy
    • BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others

    Elective Units

    • BSBADM307 Organise schedules
    • BSBFIA302 Process payroll
    • BSBFIA303 Process accounts payable and receivable
    • BSBFIA304 Maintain a general ledger
    • BSBITU302 Create electronic presentations
    • BSBITU303 Design and produce digital text documents
    • BSBITU304 Design and produce spreadsheets
    • BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
    • BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents
    • BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
    • BSBFIA301 Maintain financial records

Career Outcomes

  • Graduates of this course will be qualified to work as Clerks, Receptionists, Data Entry Operators, Office Admin Assistants, Word Processing Operators, and Junior Personal Assistants.

University Pathways

This course articulates into the following pathway courses:

  • Certificate IV in Business

Where & When

    • Brisbane Intake: monthly
    • Hobart Intake: monthly
    • Delivery Mode: face to face and online

Entry Requirements

  • The training package does not have any entry requirement, but NIET’s specific course entry requirements are:

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    • Education
    • Australian Year 10 high school certificate or equivalent; or
    • Certificate II in Business;or
    • Two years vocational experience in business admin roles without formal business qualifications; or
    • Pass NIET entry test
    • Basic computer skills

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    • English
    • (International student only)
    • IELTS score of 3.5 or equivalent; or pass NIET entry test

Tuition Fees

    • Domestic Full Price: $3,500
    • Offshore International student: $7,700
    • Prices are indicative. Detailed pricing, terms and conditions will be provided in the Letter Of Offer when you apply.

Ready to study?


    Check the course details to make sure this is the course for you. We recommend that you also consult with our student services team if you want to discuss the course in more detail.


    Check the Requirements section to make sure you meet the criteria to enter the course. If you need to upgrade your English or your academic background, no problem, we can package these in.


    If you are eligible to join this course and you have your funding ready, applying is easy! Our simply online application form includes a Quick Guide section. Please read the guide first so you have everything correctly prepared before applying. After reading the guide, just contact us if you have any questions. Click the “Apply Now” button below to go to the application form and guide.

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  • “NIET offers flexible classes for me so I could still meet my family responsibilities while getting my certificate. Now I started my dream jobs so I and my family are very happy that I started my study at NIET.”

    Sarah T - Business Administration Student
  • “I can utilise the skills gained from my business study course. I have met wonderful people throughout my study journey – from my study group and trainers to very helpful student services staff. My experience with NIET has been a very rewarding one. I have applied my knowledge and skills to real world experiences, and can really see the benefits it brings to my own business.”

    Sarah R
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