BSB50215 - Diploma of Business

Take your business skills to the next level with a Diploma of Business. Whether you already have experience or whether you’d like to improve your theoretical knowledge for a business career and beyond, this course will help develop your abilities and provide you with a course that can create further employment and educational opportunities.


RPL/RCC/Credit, Online


18 months full-time or 2 years part-time




$5,792 (2021), $5,464 (2020)




8 units


Career possibilities may include, Executive officers, Program consultants or Program coordinators.

This qualification is for people who want to work in a senior administrative role or who wish to gain credit for further study at university. It reflects the role of individuals with substantial experience in a range of settings and who are seeking to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions. This course will develop sound managerial level business skills. You will learn how to effectively manage meetings, plan and manage conferences, manage payroll and manage your personal work portfolio and professional development needs. You will be able to learn a diverse range of new skills or build an existing knowledge to become more effective at work or achieve your career goals.

This is a nationally recognised accredited course.



18 months full-time or 2 years part-time

Elective - Group B
BSBXCM501Lead communication in the workplace
BSBADM504Plan and implement administrative systems
BSBADM502Manage Meetings
BSBADM503Plan and manage conferences
BSBFIM502Manage payroll
Elective - Group C
BSBLED502Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness
BSBHRM506Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
BSBHRM501Manage human resource services
Elective - Group E
BSBWOR501Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBPMG522Undertake project work
BSBINM501Manage an information or knowledge management system
Unspecified Elective
BSBMGT502Manage people performance
BSBWOR502Lead and manage team effectiveness
BSBITU401Design and develop complex text documents
BSBITU402Develop and use complex spreadsheets

This qualification has NO core units.
Eight elective units must be selected, of which, no more than three units can be selected from one Elective group.


2020 JanuaryOnline Available
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2021 JanuaryOnline Available
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2021 SeptemberOnline Available
2021 OctoberOnline Available
2021 NovemberOnline Available
2021 DecemberOnline Available
Work-integrated learning does not apply to this course.
This course has no residential schools.
There are no entry requirements, however completion of a Certificate IV or similar qualification is desirable.
Career possibilities may include, Executive officers, Program consultants or Program coordinators.
Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$5,464 (2020)
Subsidised full feeN/A
Subsidised concession feeN/A
Fee for service per unit$683 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unitN/A
Subsidised concession fee per unitN/A
Fee for service$5,792 (2021)
Subsidised full feeN/A
Subsidised concession feeN/A
Fee for service per unit$724 (2021)
Subsidised full fee per unitN/A
Subsidised concession fee per unitN/A
TAFE Priority Training Program fee per unitN/A
Overseas OnlineN/A
Domestic OnlineN/A

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86. The 2021 VET Student Loan Cap for this course is $10,717. VET Student Loans can be used to pay for all or part of an eligible student’s Tuition Fees. VET Student Loans is an Australian Government loan scheme to assist eligible students studying diploma level and above qualifications to pay their tuition fees. A VET Student Loan gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is paid. Please refer to VET Student Loan for details and eligibility.

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