The Certificate III in Business Administration (Education) will help you provide administrative support to educational practitioners. This is an entry level program that will develop and broaden your business administration skills within the education sector.
In the Certificate III in Business Administration (Education), you will learn the practical skills and knowledge required for the smooth operation of organisations.
You will focus on practical learning with education industry-connected teachers so you can graduate with job-ready skills, including up-to-date skills in current methodologies and software used in this setting.
This course is also offered as a dual qualification
You can complete Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical) alongside our Certificate III in Business Administration (Education). Broaden your employability by learning specialist skills in business administration across the health sectors.
Course outcomes include administrative employment across the education sector—in primary and secondary schools and Registered Training Organisations. Outcomes also include administrative employments in the health sector such as doctors’ and dental clinics, chiropractic and physiotherapy rooms and hospitals.
In addition you will also be qualified to work in a range of roles such as:
- administration assistant
- junior personal assistant
- computer clerk
- medical receptionist
- medical administrative assistant
- ward clerk
Recognition of Prior Learning
You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.
DepartmentBusiness Management and Finance
Daytime classes over one semester
Class Schedule: *
Preston April intake: Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Epping July intake: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Preston July intake: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Course Advisor
Modes of Delivery
Enquire now to find out if you are eligible for government funding and other forms of help paying for fees. The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250
Assessment MethodsAssessment will be a combination of folios, tests and assignments
MaterialsYou will be required to purchase textbooks and our trainers will provide additional materials. Further details will be supplied at enrolment or class induction. You will also be expected to have access to a computer. Computers are available in our computer labs and library if you do not have a computer at home
- there are no mandatory requirement for entry to this course
Pathways to further studySuccessful completion will enable you to enrol in our Certificate IV in Business and the Diploma of Business
Career PathwaysYou will be qualified to work in the education industry in roles such as:
- administrative support officers
- administration assistant
Units Of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|BSBCUS301||DELIVER AND MONITOR A SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS||35|
|BSBIND301||WORK EFFECTIVELY IN AN EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT||40|
|BSBITU307||DEVELOP KEYBOARDING SPEED AND ACCURACY||50|
|BSBITU312||CREATE ELECTRONIC PRESENTATIONS||20|
|BSBITU313||DESIGN AND PRODUCE DIGITAL TEXT DOCUMENTS||90|
|BSBITU314||DESIGN AND PRODUCE SPREADSHEETS||35|
|BSBLEG301||APPLY KNOWLEDGE OF THE LEGAL SYSTEM TO COMPLETE TASKS||80|
|BSBLEG305||USE LEGAL TERMINOLOGY IN ORDER TO CARRY OUT TASKS||40|
|BSBMED301||INTERPRET AND APPLY MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY APPROPRIATELY||60|
|BSBMED302||PREPARE AND PROCESS MEDICAL ACCOUNTS||30|
|BSBWHS201||CONTRIBUTE TO HEALTH AND SAFETY OF SELF AND OTHERS||20|
|BSBWRT301||WRITE SIMPLE DOCUMENTS||30|
|ICTICT103||USE, COMMUNICATE AND SEARCH SECURELY ON THE INTERNET||50|
|PSPGEN021||CONTRIBUTE TO CONFLICT MANAGEMENT||30|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
This qualification aligns with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3.