Focused Management Education Developing Global Enterprise
  • Level 8, 350 Collins Street
  • Melbourne VIC 3000
  • +61(0)3 8605 4844

BSB30615 Certificate III in International Trade

This qualification is designed to reflect the role of individuals with vocational experience in assisting international trade/business team leaders, supervisors or managers to conduct international trade activities but without formal international trade qualifications.

This qualification develops skills in discretion, judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge to a range of international trade competencies in varied work roles.

Suggested participants include:

* Individuals working or wanting to as an Export or Import Clerk.

This includes owner operators of an international import or export small business.

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


You have a total of 2 years to complete the Certificate III, however, based on a study commitment of 15 to 20 hours a week, candidates are able to complete this in 12 months.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.


A possible training pathway for a student completing this qualification could be the following:

* BSB40415 Certificate IV in Small Business Management
* BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
* BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management
* BSB50215 Diploma of Business
* BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management

These qualifications represent a logical pathway regardless of whether the RTO offers the qualifications.

After achieving the BSB30615 Certificate III in International Trade, candidates may undertake BSB41107 Certificate IV in International Trade or a qualification in Small Business Management, or a business discipline.

‘Course Credits’ may be gained for further study on completion of this qualification.

Job roles

Job roles associated with this qualification relate to the delivery of training and assessment of competence within the VET sector.

Employment outcomes may include the following role/s:

* Import Clerk/ Export Clerk/ Import Export Clerk

Course Content

12 units are required for award of this qualification including:

* One (1) is an industry core units
* Eleven (11) are elective units

The Nominal Hours for the Qualification as per the Victorian Implementation / Purchasing Guide are 345-595 Hours.

On successful completion of the following 12 units you will have attained the BSB30615 Certificate III in International Trade

The following tables outline the Units of Competencies and FMedge subjects available for this Qualification.

Unit Code Unit Title Core /Elective
BSBWHS401  Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet  legislative requirements  Core
BSBINT306  Apply knowledge of international finance and insurance to complete work  requirements  Elective
BSBINT301  Apply knowledge of the international trade environment to complete work  Elective
BSBINT302  Apply knowledge of legislation relevant to international trade to complete work  Elective
BSBINT304  Assist in the international transfer of services  Elective
BSBITU306  Design and produce business documents  Elective
BSBFIA301  Maintain financial records  Elective
BSBINT303  Organise the importing and exporting of goods  Elective
BSBWOR301  Organise personal work priorities and development  Elective
BSBINM301  Organise workplace information  Elective
BSBINT305  Prepare business documents for the international trade of goods  Elective
BSBMKG413  Promote products and Services  Elective

Please Note: The elective units of competency have been selected by FMedge following industry consultation and are offered in the standard delivery of this course by FMedge. Candidates who have attained competency in alternate units may be eligible to substitute those units for Credit transfer/RPL or RCC in accordance with the training package rules for the BSB30615 Certificate III in International Trade. Where this course is offered for our corporate clients and subject to the training packaging rules alternate electives may be substituted to provide customisation to their specific requirements.


Upon successful completion of the required 12 units, you will be awarded BSB30615 Certificate III in International Trade.

Delivery Methods

icon-online  Online

Programs can also be designed to meet your timeframe and the specific needs of your personal circumstances, your organisation and market sector.

Please contact us to discuss your organisation’s specific training needs and preferred delivery method (Online, classroom based or a blended approach).

Subscribe to receive our latest news