Qualification Details

Qualification DETAILS

Certificate III in Business


The world of business is forever changing, the past 5 years has seen drastic changes across the business environment and throughout the world. With leaders of industries surging on and breaking through to maintain their sustainable advantages like VirginRed-Bull, GE, Apple etc.

What separates them from the rest, how do they do what they do?

In this program we look at the personal processes, customer relationships, team building, goal development, company policies and strategies, work health and safety, growth plans, life cycles and other areas that allow you to develop sustainable business practices.
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This qualification 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. They may provide technical advice and support to a team.
Learners will be required to complete this qualification within 12 months of enrolment. From enrolment and completion of PTG’s language literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment, learners may access PTG's online learning system for theory based learning and assessment and with Trainer and Assessor email support.

Workbooks will be made available for those who prefer to work with hardcopy documents. This course is delivered through a combination of face-to-face classroom, online training and assessment. The face-to-face component is delivered over a 10 day period and includes up to 12 months for completion enabling candidates time to demonstrate competency. Competency may be achieved using distance based written and/ or electronic delivery and assessment.

02.1 Face-to-Face

The face-to-face component of this course is delivered over an 4 day workshop. During the 4 days you will complete training with formative and summative assessment activities in the following environments:
  • Written assessments
  • Learning activities
  • Face-to-Face learning and assessment
  • Real work experience
During this course, you will also be required to undertake learning at home and on the job. Times for observational assessment will be negotiated between the student, their employer and Paradigm Training Group.
You will need a computer or tablet with internet access for the online components of this program.

03.1 Learner Resource

Certificate III in Business Learner Guide/ Workbook (Will be provided by PTG).
In order to successfully complete this qualification and gain your Certificate III in Business, you must demonstrate competency in all unit knowledge and skill requirements.

If you are unable to demonstrate competency in any of your unit activities or during the face-to-face workshop, you will be invited to attend further workshops where you will be provided with support and further opportunities for practice and to demonstrate the required competencies.

05.1 Credit Transfer

If you have completed any single or multiple units in this qualification and can provide evidence in the form of a certificate and transcript issued by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) or educational body, you may be eligible for credit transfer. You should consult with PTG for advice on this process.

05.2 Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL recognises your existing experience gained through life or work for which you may not have obtained a formal qualification. If you are able to supply valid, sufficient, current and authentic evidence of having the skills and knowledge required for any or all of the required units for this qualification, you may be eligible for RPL and should consult with PTG for advice on this process.
This qualification is made up of 12 units of competency:
It is a requirement that all student wishing to enrol in this course under the Certificate 3 Guarantee program complete a short Language Literacy and Numeracy Exam.

Please complete the short LLN exam by clicking HERE. This must be done prior to your enrolment being finalised.
A fee will be required to contribute to the costs of the training through a co-contribution fee as required by the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT).

The contribution fee is due upon enrolment and prior to accessing the student online platform.

08.1 Employer Co-Contribution Fees

Non-concessional - $595.00
Concessional - $595.00
Please note, it is recommended that prior to completing the online enrolment form you contact us on 1300 161 640 or info@paradigmtraining.com.au to formerly check eligibility prior to enrolling.

The initial enrolment form submitted will be considered tentitive until such time as all eligibility documentation is reviewed. Once this process is finalised the enrolment will become active with full access to the course content through the student portal.



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Attend Practical Sessions

our NEW-ish

Have you heard the news? Paradigm Training Group is now conveniently located at Australia’s Greatest Boatyard, The Boat Works in Coomera, QLD.

At this location we have been blessed with a large training room to which we host first aid, navigation workshops and general learning presentations. For mariners in training, you’ll have direct and clear access to the Broadwater and Seaway via our PTG vessels during practical workshops. In your lunch breaks, indulge in onsite delicious delights with super friendly service from Espresso Twenty5 and The Galley.

The Boat Works, that’s where we are at!

Dream it. We’ll help you achieve it.


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Learning Experience


Celebratory Sausage Sizzle after workshops!

Student Learner Portal

Notifications System

User Friendly

Digital Work-based Learning

aXcelerate has enabled PTG to deliver the latest innovations in education solutions by automating the enrolment, training and assessment processes.” – Rikky Burkett Director of PTG. This management system can be accessed via a portable electronic device (e.g. tablet, laptop, mobile phone) allowing our Trainers/ Assessors to easily assess students in real time. Our staff can record comments, video, photographs and practical observation results even when offline which is a huge advantage during our practical student workshops.