Diploma of Business

BSB50120-Diploma of Business

Qualification overview

This qualification would apply to individuals with various job titles including executive officers, program consultants and program coordinators, but with predominantly frontline management accountabilities.

Individuals in these roles may possess substantial experience in a range of settings, but seek to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions.

Upon completion, candidates would be able to go on to study Bachelor Degree in Business or Advanced Diploma in Business.

Total Length

59 weeks

Study Weeks

48 weeks

Mode of delivery
  • 20 hours per week face to face
    • Each study week – 8 hours of lecture-based activities, 4 hours of tutorial / discussions (with assessments being completed in the final week as necessary), 4 hours of hands on – practical exercises (with assessments being completed in the final week as necessary) and 4 hours of directed learning opportunities.
    • Depending on your previous skills and knowledge, classes will be made available in the ‘break’ weeks, on a Tuesday and Wednesday.
Entry requirement
  • IELTS 5.5 equivalent / Upper-Intermediate English level
  • Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent
  • Minimum 18 years of age
Existing Skills, Knowledge and Experience

This course is ideally suited for someone who

  • Some business experience. This may not necessarily be in an office environment, but students are expected to have a work history they can draw on to help them in their answers.
  • They may have completed a prior business qualification; although not a pre-requisite, we advise starting with a lower level qualification if they have not had substantial business experience.

You can take our assessment previous skills and knowledge assessment here

Recognition of prior learning / credit transfer
  • You will be given the opportunity to reduce your course length through recognition of prior learning or transferring credit from previously completed courses
  • Information on units that may cross over with this course from other course we offer can be found here
  1. BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others
  2. BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans
  3. BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  4. BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
  5. BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans
  6. BSBOPS501 Manage business resources
  7. BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
  8. BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace
  9. BSBOPS503 Develop administrative systems
  10. BSBTWK503 Manage meetings
  11. BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development
  12. BSBHRM525 Manage recruitment and onboarding

Qualification Details


BSB50120 / CRICOS: 103332A