BSB50215 Diploma in Business

BSB50215 Diploma in Business

CRICOS Course Code : 088104J

Course Description

This course is for people desiring to work or develop their skills in a wide range of administrative and/or supervisory positions within small, medium or large organisations in a broad range of industries. Students will learn a range of business skills such as how to manage meetings, plan or review administrative systems, manage business document design and development, manage recruitment, selection and induction processes, identify and evaluate marketing opportunities and establish and adjust the marketing mix. In addition, students will learn how to manage risk and manage an information or knowledge management system, enabling them to operate effectively within their job role.

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Entry Requirements

  • Students must be over 18 years of age,
  • Students must have completed an overseas equivalent of Year 12
  • Students must have either an IELTS score of 5.5 total or above with no band lower than 5.0 or
  • Paper based (PBT) TOEFL score of 550 or above or
  • Internet based (iBT) TOEFL score of 78 or above and must provide documentation to that effect.

Entry requirements will be checked at enrolment in line with the RTO’s Student entry requirements, selection, enrolment and orientation policy.


Enrolment fee$200
Tuition fee per term$2200
Total Terms4
Total course fee$8800
Materials Fee (Per Qualification)$100
Total unit of competencies8
DeliveryFace-to-face and online delivery
Duration49 weeks
AwardCandidates upon successful completion of this qualification will be issued with a: BSB50215 Diploma Of Business

Sample Time Table and Intake dates for BSB50215 DIPLOMA OF BUSINESS

DaysIntake Dates 2017
Monday – Tuesday (8:00am – 4:00pm)Jan 15 | Feb 12 | Apr 9 | May 7 | Jul 2 | Jul 30 | Sep 24
Monday – Wednesday (4:30pm – 9:30pm)Jan 15 | Feb 12 | Apr 9 | May 7 | Jul 2 | Jul 30 | Sep 24
Monday – Tuesday (9:00am – 5:00pm)Jan 15 | Feb 12 | Apr 9 | May 7 | Jul 2 | Jul 30 | Sep 24


Course Structure and Mode of Delivery

There 10 units of competency in this qualification. This will be delivered over a period 49 weeks with 9 weeks of holidays, consisting of 2 -3 days total of 15 hours per week of classroom based face-to-face learning and 5 hours of online learning delivered through SMC e-learning platform based on Moodle ( ) i.e., total of 20 hours per week.

Following 8 units need to be completed. These include 8 electives as per training package requirements:

Unit of Competency

Unit CodeUnit NameClassification
Manage meetings
Plan or implement administrative systems
Manage business document design and development
Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes
Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
Establish and adjust the marketing mix
Manage risk
Manage an information or knowledge management system


Students will be provided with access to the following resources required to complete the qualification successfully upon enrolment:

    • Classroom
    • Tables and chairs
    • Whiteboard
    • Data projector
    • VCR/DVD Player and TV
  • Computer Lab
  • Software such as Microsoft Office and MYOB
  • PPT Slides
  • Unit of Competency.
  • Assessments

Assessment Methods

Assessment is structured throughout the course. If students are unable to achieve competency, additional support is provided through mentoring and access to re-assessment as outlined in our policies and procedures. Assessment requires achievement across all tasks to demonstrate competence and includes:

  • Direct observation i.e., simulated off-the-job situation that reflects the workplace.
  • Product based methods i.e., reports, displays, work samples, role plays, and presentations.
  • Portfolio i.e., written documents, photographs, videos or logbooks.
  • Questioning i.e., written or oral questioning, conducting interviews and questionnaires.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Students with prior learning and work experience can apply for RPL. Students who have completed corresponding units of competency and/or units contained within the packaging rules can apply for Credit Transfer. For more information, see our current policies and procedures at

Pathways from the Diploma of Business:

After successful completion of a BSB50215 Diploma of Business, candidates may undertake BSB60215 Advanced Diploma of Business or a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications.

Other Information:

Before enrolment, each student should ensure they meet the following requirements: