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Certificate III in Business




52 weeks

Domestic Fee







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Ann Street Centre

What study modes are available?

  • Entirely On Campus
  • Entirely Online (Face to Face)
  • Entirely Online (Self-study)
  • Mixed Mode (Part On-Campus & Online)

*Domestic students are only required to attend practical & lecture sessions.

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Ann Street Centre

This qualification applies to a range of administrative roles in varied contexts. Individuals in these positions use some discretion and judgement and may provide technical advice and support to a team.

About this Course

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

This course has a minimum of 15 supervised scheduled face to face course contact hours on campus per week as well as 5 distance / online education hours per week. This comes to a total of 20 hours per week. Students are also required to undertake reading, activities, research, assessments and homework.

What You’ll Learn:

  • contribute to the health and safety of yourself and others
  • type quickly and accurately
  • organise workplace information logically
  • organising schedules (Elective units)
  • processing payroll (Elective units)
  • designing and producing digital text documents and spreadsheets (Elective units)
  • maintenance of financial records (Elective units)

Career Outcomes




Minimum age of 16 years

Education & Experience Requirements

Year 10 Australian Senior High School Certificate or equivalent with full academic results

English Language

Pre-Intermediate English (equivalent to 3.5 academic IELTS)

Required Identification

Photo ID and evidence of citizenship (international students must provide copy of passport)

Computer Skills & Equipment

Basic computing skills including use of Microsoft Office programmes, in addition to hardware requirements of a portable computer with keyboard, pointing device, speaker, camera and microphone, and a broadband internet connection.

Further Information

Students who are unable to meet the academic or English language criteria may in some cases be eligble to undertake our Language, Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test. Criteria may change at any time without notice. Additional English language requirements may apply to international applicants from non-English speaking backgrounds wishing to articulate on a visa package into a university programme.


DateDuration (week)Unit CodeUnit NameAssessment Due Date
03 Jan – 20 Jan 20233 BSBSUS211Participate in sustainable work practices29-Jan-23
23 Jan – 03 Feb 20232BSBTEC404Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment12-Feb-23
06 Feb – 03 Mar 20234 BSBXTW301Work in a team12-Mar-23
06 Mar – 31 Mar 20234 BSBTEC302Design and produce spreadsheets9-Apr-23
03 Apr – 16 Apr 2023 Term Break
17 Apr – 12 May 20234BSBTEC301Design and produce business documents21-May-23
15 May – 02 Jun 20233BSBTWK301Use inclusive work practices11-Jun-23
05 Jun – 23 Jun 20233BSBWRT311Write simple documents2-Jul-23
26 Jun – 09 Jul 2023 Term Break
10 Jul – 04 Aug 20234 BSBTWK401Build and maintain business relationships13-Aug-23
07 Aug – 01 Sep 20234 BSBWHS311Assist with maintaining workplace safety10-Sep-23
04 Sep – 15 Sep 20232 BSBXCM301Engage in workplace communication24-Sep-23
18 Sep – 01 Oct 2023 Term Break
02 Oct – 06 Oct 20231 BSBXCM301Engage in workplace communication15-Oct-23
09 Oct – 03 Nov 20234 BSBPEF301Organise personal work priorities12-Nov-23
06 Nov – 01 Dec 20234 BSBPEF201Support personal wellbeing in the workplace10-Dec-23
04 Dec – 15 Dec 20232 BSBCRT311Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment17-Dec-23
18 Dec – 31 Dec 2023 Term Break
44 weeks+8 weeks



Unit Code
Unit Name
Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment
Support personal wellbeing in the workplace
Participate in sustainable work practices
Use inclusive work practices
Assist with maintaining workplace safety
Engage in workplace communication


Unit Code
Unit Name
Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
Work in a team
Design and produce spreadsheets
Design and produce business documents
Write simple documents
Build and maintain business relationships
Organise personal work priorities

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Schedule & Campus

Ann Street Centre Intake Dates

2023 Academic Calendar & Intake Dates:
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Ann Street Centre Tuition Fees

Course NameCourse
Certificate III in Business52 weeksMonthly

Additional Fees:

Enrolment Fee: $250
Material Fee: $250

Ann Street Centre Study & Schedule

Lecture (F2F Online)
Lecture (On-Campus)
Practical (Offsite)
Practical (On Campus)
Supervised Training (Online)
Tutorial (F2F Online)
Tutorial (On Campus)
Session Recorded

Group A

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sue Broughton
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sue Broughton
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sue Broughton
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Jim Andreou
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Jim Andreou

Ann Street Centre Course TRAINERS

Sue Broughton

Sue is the Head of the Diploma of Remedial Massage.

An enthusiastic and passionate dynamo, Sue Broughton inspires transformation, a new way of being and helps you to connect to your own personal blueprint to live your best authentic life.

One client commented that it is as though Sue hypnotizes you and connects with you personally when she speaks either with small intimate audiences or large groups alike. Her eye contact and message is clear and it touches you in a way that motivates you to take action.

Jim Andreou

Jim started his working life studying a degree in Engineering at UQ with a major in Electronics, he worked as a senior systems designer and analyst for Olivetti in the mid to late 80s, later turning his attention to a different career.

Jim studied Law and Commerce Economics at QUT and while studying he completed his 5 year articles of clerkship, he then spent almost two decades practicing in the areas of commercial and coorporate litigation.

Jim has since decided to pursue a new career and has successfully completed a BSc and MSc and is currently completing his doctoral studies in Science.

Ann Street Centre Campus & Facilities

Your Campus

NIET Group Ann Street Centre is the home of NIET vocational courses in Brisbane CBD, with a dedicated Fashion Lab, aged care and child care training facilities. With 10 massive classrooms and intimate breakout rooms.

Session Locations

  • Online Video Conference

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Why study with ?

Very Affordable.

Our low fees are designed to make education accessible to all students, and we provide a range of funding options, and customised payment schedules.

Lots of Pathway Options.

We offer more than 200 different package and pathway options to award-winning Australian universities, like Griffith and UTAS.

Accessible Entry Requirements.

Our college caters to learners of all academic backgrounds and English levels, with a huge range of free study support and tutoring options.

Just the education you need.

Our hyper-focused training programmes are designed to get students out into industry, with exactly the skills that industry demand.

How do I apply?

Our application process is free, easy & there’s no obligation.


Submit an Application

It’s free, takes around 5 minutes, and helps our team make sure you’re eligible. If you have any questions, for example around how to pay, funding, schedule, placement etc, ask them at the same time.


Accept your letter of offer

Our team will send you a letter of offer for you to accept. Send it back, pay your enrolment fee, then our incredible Admissions team will send you an onboarding pack, and schedule in your classes. Welcome onboard!

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“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.”

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