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BSB50215 – Diploma of Business (CRICOS Course Code: 088761J) 

Course Description

The BSB50215 – Diploma of Business qualification trains a person in areas of business operations, market research, marketing opportunities, recruitment, managing meetings and projects. This qualification helps to develop skills across a wide range of business functions. It fulfils the learning demands of individuals with little or no vocational experience but with sound business skills and theoretical knowledge that they like to develop to create more employment opportunities. It is suited for people in a supervisory, management or business/project management role who wish to develop, strengthen and expand their skills as a business manager.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification.

Course fee

Application Fee

Material Fee

Tuition Fee

$250 (for new students only)



For overseas students: $9250

For domestic students: $6000

Material fee varies from course to course. 

Course Admission Requirement

  • We accept under 18 students
  • Completion of high school studies equivalent to Australian Year 12 (international students only, domestic students, year 11 or equivalent) schooling OR
  • Completion of secondary school/ A level education overseas OR
  • Completion of BSB40215 -Certificate IV in Business or other related area OR
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in business or sales as per AQF requirements.

English Language Requirements (for international students only).

Where the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) require evidence of English language proficiency for the student visa application process, will be required to provide proof of English language proficiency.

Accepted standards include:

  • IELTS Test Score of 5.5 OR
  • TOEFL (iBT) Test Score of 46 OR
  • PTE Academic Test Score of 42 OR
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Test Score of 47 OR
  • OET Pass Grade OR
  • TOEFL (PBT) Test Score of 527 (only if IELTS is not available) OR
  • If you are an international student currently studying in Australia and have studied for a period of 6 months or more at Certificate III level or above.

LLN Support:

All clients will be interviewed to ensure entry requirements are satisfied prior to acceptance into the above course. As part of the enrolment process, all clients are required to sit for an LLN test (Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test) to ensure that the client has sufficient LLN capabilities to complete the course.

Clients with LLN difficulties will be provided additional learning supports by an appropriate staff member in ATCWA. The LLN support will be based on the client’s individual special needs and availability.

ATCWA will provide the required assistance to all students as per its registration requirements.

This support will include:

  • Identifying particular requirements (such as literacy, numeracy, English language or physical Capabilities) learners would need to complete each course, and developing strategies to make support available where gaps are identified. This may include providing: Language, Literacy & Numeracy (LLN)support and additional tutorials
  • Other mechanisms, such as assistance in using computing technology for completion of assessments.


The duration of the course is 52 weeks, including 12 weeks holidays. Students have and must complete a minimum of twenty (20) face to face timetabled hours per week. This course comprises of.

Duration of Course

52 weeks

Face to Face Class Training

40 weeks

School Holidays

12 weeks

Training hours per week

20 hours

Self-paced study hours per week


Study Mode

The delivery method for this course is face-to-face classroom-based learning. Students have 20 contact hours per week for a total of 800 contact hours. Additionally, an estimated 400 hours of self -paced study for reading learner guides, research of subject learning material, completing learner guide activities and assessment tasks /activities are required.

Online learning

Students must attend class regularly as the course is delivered face-to-face in the classroom. Australian Technical College (Australian Technical College) strictly monitors attendance and course progress. As part of training, learning materials are provided through an online medium of our Learning Management System.


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Materials Fee

Each course at ATCWA has included specific Materials fees that cover the costs of the following items that will be used by you in this particular course:

  • Text Books (IBSA Handbooks)
  • Assessments and PowerPoint student support material

Transfer student requirements

A student transferring from another education provider must have completed the first six months of their principal course of study before transferring to Australian Technical College. The student must provide the relevant documents as per Australian Technical College’s Transfer Students — Documents Checklist along with Application Form. They must also read and sign the Information Provided to Students before Enrolment — Checklist.

If the transferring overseas student already has a student visa and want to change their main course of study to a lower Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level course, they will need to apply for and be granted a new student visa.

Please refer to Department of Home Affairs web site regarding changing courses:

Please refer to ESOS student fact sheet to know the responsibilities of an international student:

Please refer to our web site for more information on transfer students requirements:

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Nationally Recognized Training qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) are recognized at Australian Technical College. A student may apply for Credit Transfer or RPL before enrolment. To get credit, students must submit all documentary evidence along with their application.

Units of Competency

Unit Code

Unit Name




Manage meetings



Plan and implement administrative systems



Manage human resources services



Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes



Manage operational plan



Undertake project work



Manage risk



Manage personal work priorities and professional development


Simulated Environment

Australian Technical College’s learning program includes Simulation which involves the student completing or dealing with a task, activity or problem that they might encounter in the workplace in their chosen field of study but it is being replicated in an environment that mimics the workplace context. Both the practice and assessment tasks create an environment that requires the student to use both generic skills (decision making/problem solving) and technical skills relevant to each unit.


Australian Technical College adopts a number of assessment tools. All students should demonstrate competency through each of the prescribed assessment tools. In general, the following assessment tools apply for this course:

  • Projects
  • Role plays
  • Tests and Assignments
  • Portfolios
  • Case Studies
  • Simulated workplace
  • Reports, etc.

Award Requirements

To be eligible for BSB50215 – Diploma of Business, students should successfully complete all units. Where learners complete individual units of competency but not the entire qualification, they will receive a Statement of Attainment for any unit that is successfully completed.

Study Pathway and Career Opportunities

After successful completion of the BSB50215 -Diploma of Business students may progress to BSB61015 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management or enrol in higher education courses. Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Administration Manager
  • Program Manager

Intake dates

  • 15 April 2019
  • 15 July 2019
  • 14 October 2019