Diploma in Business

Diploma in Business


Minimum Qualification:
Higher School Certificate or equivalent or Vocational Qualifications. Please contact Sydney Metro College for the further information on the entry requirement.
Direct Entry RequirementsMinimum English proficiency level:
Recommended IELTS overall score of 5.5, or equivalent
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

National code BSB50215

Title Diploma of Business

Industry Skills Council Innovation and Business Skills Australia



AQF level 5

Name of relevant Training Package BSB Business Services Training Package

Qualification packaging rules and requirements

8 units of competency, comprising of 8 elective units.

Elective units are relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the qualification level.

Regulatory Requirements

There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, when required, a unit of competency will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit.



Units of Competency

BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBADM504 Plan or implement administrative systems
BSBADM506 Manage business document design and development
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes
BSBMKG501 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
BSBMKG502 Establish and adjust the marketing mix
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system



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.


Entry Requirements

For direct entry into this program, candidates must be able to demonstrate:

  • Completion of the Higher School Certificate or equivalent; or
  • Vocational qualifications in Business related fields such as BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business or BSB40812 Certificate IV in Frontline

Management or other relevant qualifications at AQF 4 level; or

  • Employment experience in senior support positions such as:
  1. Administrator
  2. Project Officer


Additional entry requirements:

  •  International students (from countries where English is not the first language) are expected to have a minimum English Language standard and are required to have one of the following prior to enrolling in a qualification:
  1. At least 50% completion of any AQF Certificate IV or Diploma qualification within Australia
  2. Achieved an IELTS band score of 5.5
  3. Achieved an IELTS band score of 5.0 plus must have completed Upper intermediate ELICOS (At least 10 weeks)
  4. Achieved an IELTS score of 4.5 plus must have completed Upper intermediate ELICOS (At least 20 weeks)
  5. Successfully completed at least 38 weeks of ELICOS study in Australia
  6. Successfully completed a SMC English language test
  •  Students of this course will be required to access computers for learning purposes and to complete course assessments. As such, learners must have beginner/intermediate computer skills in programs such as Microsoft Work, Excel, Power point and Outlook and knowledge of how to use the Internet to access information.
    Entry requirements will be checked at enrolment in line with the Institute’s Student entry requirements, selection, enrolment and orientation policy.



Academic Pathways

On completion of this qualification, candidates may choose to undertake the BSB60215 Advanced Diploma of Business, BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management, or other Advanced Diploma qualifications from the BSB15 Business Services Training Package.

Employment Pathways

Participants will also be eligible to seek employment working in a small, medium or large enterprise, in a variety of industries, in both the public and private sector. Graduates with no prior work experience should expect to enter the industry in positions such as Administrator, Project Officer or other related positions. Graduates with substantial experience in the industry could obtain positions such as Program Consultant, Program Coordinator or Executive Officer.

Language, literacy and numeracy requirements for this qualification

The National Reporting System informs the identification and description of underpinning English language, literacy and numeracy features and requirements within competency standards. The learner’s language, literacy and numeracy levels are expected to be equivalent to Level 3/4 of the National Reporting System.

Reading and writing – a learner will be able to read, interpret and write a range of texts within a range of complex texts within a variety of contexts.
Oral communication – a learner will be able to use and respond to spoken language within a variety of contexts.
Numeracy and mathematics – a learner will be able to recognise and use a variety of conventions and symbols of formal mathematics.

At Sydney Metro College our International students are expected to meet minimum English Language requirements in line with the Institute’s Student entry requirements, selection, enrolment and orientation policy.

Award Candidates that successfully complete this qualification will be issued with a:

BSB50215 Diploma of Business


DaysIntake Dates 2017
Wednesday – Thursday (8:00am – 4:00pm)Jan 16 | Feb 20 | Apr 10 | May 15 | Jul 3 | Aug 7 | Sep 25 | Oct 30
Friday – Saturday (8:00am – 4:00pm)Jan 16 | Feb 20 | Apr 10 | May 15 | Jul 3 | Aug 7 | Sep 25 | Oct 30
Monday – Wednesday (4:30pm – 9:30pm)Jan 16 | Feb 20 | Apr 10 | May 15 | Jul 3 | Aug 7 | Sep 25 | Oct 30
Monday – Tuesday (9:00am – 5:00pm)Jan 16 | Feb 20 | Apr 10 | May 15 | Jul 3 | Aug 7 | Sep 25 | Oct 30