Certificate III in Business Administration Next intake January this has been extended there are 3 positions left for this course 2018

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Course Outline

Core Units: 
BSBITU307ADevelop keyboarding speed and accuracy
BSBWHS201AContribute to health and safety of self and others
Elective Units: 
BSBADM307BOrganise schedules
BSBITU302BCreate electronic presentations
BSBITU303ADesign and produce text documents
BSBCUS301BDeliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBITU306ADesign and produce business documents
BSBFIA301AMaintain financial records
BSBADM311AMaintain business resources
BSBFIA303AProcess accounts payable and receivable
BSBITU309AProduce desktop published documents
BSBPRO301ARecommend products and services
BSBWRT301AWrite simple documents
BSBITU304AProduce spreadsheets

There are no placement required for this course.


This course is delivered over 1 semester, 1 day per week for 3 hours on a Friday. 9:00am - 12:00pm (subject to change for additional classes) 


Taster Course: 
Who is this course for?: 

This course is open for residents of Victoria who are interested in working in an office enviroment.

  •      If you are currently employed or unemployed,  with a desire to improve your job opportunities then this is a great place to start.    (Employers are always seeking multi skilled workers.)
  • With this course you will learn about writing reports using Word, Financial transactions using spreadsheets and much more. (ref: Units offered)
  •   For those of you who are currently working in an office enviroment and have no prior qualifications, this may just be the opportunity to make you a more desirable candidate for that next promotion or job interview. 
Possible Job Titles: 
  • Office Administrator
  • Office Administration Assistant
  • Clerk
  • Data Entry Operator
  • Personal Assistant (Junior)
  • Receptionist
  • Word Processing Operator
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable


Job Roles: 

Office Administration can vary from filing, data entry, customer service to accounts receivable/payable.   It may be a variety of job roles or just one.

The course is designed for: 
  • Anyone who is interested in impoving their skills. 
  • Anyone who has completed Certifiate I or II in Business Administration
Entrance Requirements: 

You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident (Not available for overseas visitors)

  • There are no entry requirements for this course, however you will be asked to sit a pre-entry assessment to make sure that you are able to comprehend literacy and numeracy problem solving.
Career Opportunities: 

Those who have successfully completed Certificate III in Business Administration may be able to pursue a career as:

  • Administration Assistant
  • Clerical Worker
  • Data Entry Operator
  • Information Desk Clerk
  • Office Junior
  • Receptionist

Fees & Charges

Course Charges: 

All charges are fully inclusive and include enrolment fees, course amenities charges and materials

Concession : A person who holds a current Centrelink Health Care Card and does not hold a qualification equal or higher than Certificate III recognised in Australia.

Funded:     A person who  does not hold a qualification equal to or higher than this level, either completed in or recognised in Australia.

Fee for Service: A person who holds a Certificate III or higher, this does not include Language and Litteracy.

REFUNDS:  Refunds are returned on a pro=rata basis only up and until the first 4 weeks of course commencement date, any attendance past 4 weeks of commencement date will incur the full cost of course.. (please see student handbook) and a $50 administration fee will apply on any cancellations. Withdrawl forms are available at the office.

PAYMENT PLANS:  Tailored payment plans are available to help relieve the financial burden of some course fees.  This is available to all students however conditions do apply, please speak to one of our staff members for more information.

All applicants must be permanent residents of Australia  (International students are not permitted)

Prior qualifications are not required to enrol in this course.

Non Funded$1027
Making Payments: 

Payments can be made via: 

  • Cash
  • Cheque (payable to Meadow Heights Learning Shop Inc.)
  • EFTPOS (available at reception  between 9:00am and 4:30pm)
  • Direct Debit Students pay via Online Banking
  • BSB 063 229    Account Number 10081868
  • Account Name : Your Name or Invoice Number

    Or-Students can visit their bank and arrange to have a fortnightly/weekly/monthly amount to be deposited into the MHLS Account as per payment plan.

Tailored Payment plans are available, please note that these are subject to eligibility please contact our staff for more information.

Enrolment Procedures: 
  • To enrol in this course you will need to come in to our office at the Visy Cares Learning Centre, 3-13 Hudson Circuit, Meadow Heights between the hours of 9:00am and 4:00pm Monday to Friday.  You will be asked to complete and enrolment form. 

    For this course you will be asked to sit a pre-entry assessment if you do not have a Certificate III or higher. You have 1 hour to complete the test so allow yourself one hour and a half for enrolment.

    Upon enrolment, you will be asked for

    1. proof of ID (a current drivers license /key pass /proof of age card, A current Australian or New Zealand Passport
    2. a current green Medicare card /Australian Birth Certificate//Proof of Permanent residency etc.). 
    • If you are a concession card holder, bring your current Health Care Card.
    • Please bring any prior education certificates you may hold as you may be eligible for Credit Transfers
    • Your USI (Unique Student Identification) number if you have one.

    If you require further information contact us on 9301-9200 or by email: Assist2@mhls.com.au

Further Information

Placements in Schools: 

Not Applicable


All participants will need to supply their own;

  • a notebook and pen
  • an A4 ring binder (or equivalent for holding handouts etc)
  • A USB stick'
Products used in Class: 

Handouts,  Whiteboards,  Powerpoint Presentations,  Television,  Data Projector,  Laptops,  Desktop Computers,  Telephone,  Cash Register, Photo Copier, Fax

Not Applicable

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