Comments about Certificate III in Business (Women's Access) - On Campus - Geelong - Victoria
The Women’s Access Program is unique. The courses delivered by the Women’s Access team provide a range of education opportunities for women wishing to prepare for further study, improve their employment prospects or simply enhance their community participation. Teachers are specifically chosen for the Women’s Access Program. A priority for the teaching staff is to create an encouraging environment for those of you who are uncertain about returning to study. The Certificate III in Business provides you with the administrative, technical and financial skills to gain employment in an office or business environment. Certificate III in Business is based at the East Geelong Campus, Boundary Rd, East Geelong. Applications may exceed course vacancies. In this case, a waiting list will be established.
To study in the Women’s Access Program you must be female, be at least 16 years of age and not currently enrolled in secondary education. You must also have relevant language, literacy numeracy and communication skills to undertake Women’s Access courses. NOTE: If you do not have relevant language, literacy, numeracy and communication skills to the level required you may be accepted to the course, but you may be enrolled in additional subjects to help you build the skills needed to successfully complete the program. Students who meet the above entry requirements will be accepted to study in the Women’s Access programs in date order of their application.
Certificate III in Business (Women's Access)
Modules / Units of Competency
There are a number of Modules / Units of Competency that form the Certificate III in Business (Women's Access) . The Modules / Units of Competency and hours listed below are included in the current Gordon course structure and are subject to change.
Title Approx. Hours
Design and produce business documents 80
Organise workplace information 30
Maintain financial records 60
Process payroll 30
Create and use databases 20
Create electronic presentations 20
Write simple documents 30
Process customer complaints 30
Utilise knowledge management system 50
Organise schedules 15
Produce desktop published documents 80
Participate in OH&S processes 20
Certificate III in Business is a full time course. Students can expect approximately 16-20 hours of class attendance each week for one semester.
You will be selected to study a Women’s Access course in date order of receipt of application.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience. For further information refer to the RPL brochure that can be found under Downloads & Forms.
Gordon Institute Support Services
The Gordon offers a range of support services to assist prospective students with course, career or fee advice. For enrolled students, the Gordon provides general education support, counselling and careers advisors, disability support services and an Indigenous Education Unit. The Gordon also offers an on-campus Student Residence for students living away from home. If you need assistance in any of these aspects please let a Gordon staff member know so that we can arrange assistance where appropriate.