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Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business

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Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business 2022

Why Choose the Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business Course for High School Students in Queensland?

At Prestige Service Training, we believe in nurturing the next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders. 

Our Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business is designed specifically for high school students in Queensland, providing an exceptional opportunity to kickstart your entrepreneurial journey. 

This course is specifically crafted to empower aspiring entrepreneurs with the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary to embark on their journey toward achieving their dreams. 

Using a cutting-edge online learning platform tailored to meet the needs of today’s students, we offer an immersive and interactive educational experience. 

Our program fosters the development of essential skills, encourages critical thinking, and establishes a solid grounding in fundamental business principles, preparing students for success in any professional field.

What is the Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business Course?

The Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business is a tailored program for QLD high students eager to become entrepreneurial superstars. 

This course aims to introduce you to the dynamic and ever-evolving field of business, giving you an advantage in the highly competitive market. It equips you with essential skills, practical knowledge, and a solid foundation in fundamental business concepts that are applicable across various industries.

Through engaging virtual lessons, interactive activities, and real-world case studies, this course provides a comprehensive understanding of key aspects of business operations, organising finances and budgets (the dollars and cents stuff), analysing consumer behaviour (really get to know your customer/client), developing business proposals and more. We will also provide insights into the latest trends and practices shaping the business landscape.

The program not only prepares you for potential career opportunities but also lays the groundwork for further education and professional development, such as pursuing higher-level business qualifications like a Certificate IV in Business or a Diploma of Business.

Overall, the Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business empowers high school students with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully navigate the world of business confidently.

Course Overview

The Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business course is a comprehensive virtual learning experience tailored for high school students in Queensland. 

It provides a solid understanding of fundamental business concepts and practices, setting you to excel.

  • Qualification code: BSB30220
  • Qualification name: Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business
  • Nationally recognised qualification: Yes
  • Duration: 3 School Terms


  • 2-hour weekly virtual class + extra classes

Units of competency: 10

  • 4 core units +
  • 6 electives

Tertiary education:

  • Would you be able to contribute to your ATAR? Yes (school students only)
  • Would you be able to contribute to your QCE? Yes (school students only)

The program is structured to provide a balanced mix of theoretical learning and practical application, ensuring you’re well-equipped to handle real-world business challenges.

BSB30120 Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business consists of four (4) core units and six (6) electives tailored based on your target outcomes.


  • BSBESB301 – Investigate business opportunities
  • BSBESB302 – Develop and present business proposals
  • BSBESB303 – Organise finances for new business ventures
  • BSBESB305 – Address compliance requirements for new business ventures


  • BSBOPS304 – Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • BSBPEF301 – Organise personal work priorities
  • BSBWHS311 – Assist with maintaining workplace safety
  • BSBPEF302 – Develop self-awareness
  • FNSFLT211 – Develop and use personal budgets
  • BSBMKG435 – Anaylse consumer behaviour


We understand the importance of affordability. Our Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business course offers competitive pricing, and flexible payment plans are available to suit your financial needs. Making investing in your future affordable.

Payment plans

We offer convenient payment plans that allow you to manage expenses while investing in your future. Payment plans for the course start from as little as $66 a fortnight.

To enrol with Prestige Service Training, applicants must have completed year 10, or equivalent, by the course start date, demonstrating sound English proficiency. Confirmation of enrolment involves successfully completing the Language, Literacy and Numeracy and Digital (LLND) Assessment, sent via email during the enrolment process. Additionally, a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and sufficient proof of identity are necessary for enrolment confirmation. A reliable and unrestricted internet connection is essential for accessing Prestige Service Training’s online learning system, Learning Lab. Basic computer literacy and access to a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Reader (or similar programs). Online students should also have a functional camera and microphone for Virtual Classroom participation. These IT resources are available at all Prestige Service Training campus locations. Applicants should be capable of recording their participation, such as filming role play scenarios, to serve as assessment evidence.

Embrace the convenience of online learning through our virtual classroom. Our virtual learning platform brings the classroom to you. 

Access course materials, participate in engaging discussions, and collaborate with fellow students from the comfort of your home after school hours. It is an excellent alternative for students with a busy school timetable.

We offer multiple intakes throughout the year, ensuring you have the flexibility to start your studies at a time that suits your schedule. Click ‘Enrol Now’ to view our current intakes.

Work Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to:

  • Start your own business venture.
  • Contribute innovative ideas to existing businesses.
  • Develop marketing and business plans.
  • Manage financial aspects of a business.
  • Foster creativity and critical thinking.

Here are some of the top possible job roles and their average annual salary (sourced from Salary in Australia – Average Salary (talent.com).

Small business operator = $98,079
Independent contractor = $87,750
Sole trader = $68,250

Further Learning Pathways

Our Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business course serves as an excellent stepping stone for students who aspire to deepen their understanding of operating a business and pursue higher education. 

Graduates can transition seamlessly into advanced business studies, diploma programs, or other relevant qualifications. 

Check out our Diploma of Business program.

We understand that students may have prior learning experiences that align with the course content. Through our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process, students can receive credit for their existing knowledge and skills, potentially reducing the duration of the course.

How to Enrol?

Enrolling in our Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business course is a straightforward process. You can visit the ‘Enrol Now’ link to complete the online enrolment form, and our Enrolments team will guide you through the necessary steps.

Before you apply, you will need the following:

  • Student ID
  • Photo of a Green Medicare Card, Passport or Birth Certificate (in colour)

Evidence of QLD residency dated within six (6) months – any of the following with your QLD address displayed:

  • Driver’s license
  • Concession card
  • Utility bill
  • Bank statement
  • USI number – Please visit www.usi.gov.au to look up or create your USI number
  • A parent or guardian close by to sign (if you are under 18)

Frequently Asked Questions

Definitely. If you have a strong interest in entrepreneurship and aspire to start your own business or work in the field of business management, this certificate can be a valuable stepping stone. It provides essential knowledge and skills that can help you in pursuing these career paths.

Australia has different levels of certification to standardise qualifications through the country. Certificates I and II provide basic vocational skills and knowledge and allow people to qualify for mainly routine work.

Certificates III and IV provide more advanced skills and knowledge. As discussed above, the Certificate III allows you to undertake skilled work.

Certificate IV allows you to pursue specialised knowledge and skills in particular contexts.

Finally, a Diploma is a level 5 qualification that allows people to undertake advanced skilled work. It covers integrated technical and theoretical concepts in a broad range of contexts. You can also have this qualification credited towards university studies. Universities generally equate Certificate IV to six (6) to twelve (12) months of a Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Level 6 – Advanced diploma or associate degree
  • Level 7 – Bachelor’s degree
  • Level 8 – Bachelor honours degree, graduate certificate, or graduate diploma
  • Level 9 – Masters degree
  • Level 10 – Doctoral degree

Which qualification is suitable for you depends on the career you wish to pursue, your experience and your existing qualifications. You can choose the best path that works for you.

Yes, our virtual course allows for flexible learning, making it possible to balance students with your regular high school commitments.

The course assessment includes a mix of knowledge questions, case studies and practical activities. There are no traditional exams.

Yes, students who successfully complete the course will receive a nationally recognised Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business qualification.

Partially completed courses, receive a Statement of Attainment for the units of competency that have been deemed satisfactory.

Our dedicated team is available to assist you throughout your learning journey, providing technical and academic support.

Yes, our virtual learning platform encourages collaboration and interaction among students, fostering a sense of community.

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We're excited to welcome you to our Certificate III in Entrepreneurship and New Business course at Prestige Service Training. Join us in shaping your entrepreneurial journey and unlocking boundless possibilities! Enrol today and let's embark on this exciting path to success together. Your future starts here!

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