Diploma of Business

General Description: 

This qualification would apply to individuals with various job titles including executive officers, program consultants and program coordinators.

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.

Conversely, it may also apply to those with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.

Career Opportunities: 

Job roles

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • executive officer
  • program consultant
  • program coordinator.
  • Course Duration: 

    Normally this study course takes between 0.5 months - 1 Year to finish, based on your own circumstances and also the mode of study which you decide on. As an example, should you do this program online and regularly dedicate time to complete the tasks and assignments each week you might finish the course well before schedule.

    Method of Study: 

    In-class study will give you a structured training experience and routine face-to-face contact with your trainers, educators, lecturers and classmates. Online, Correspondence and Distance Education programs provide you with the ability to study from just about any place, whenever you want! This is great if you'd like flexibility and can't commit to going to routine classroom sessions. You may learn at your own tempo and finish the course in keeping with your own schedule. Contact us today to investigate which study methodology may perhaps suit you best.

    Course Category: 

    This course falls within the Business, Management & Finance class of training programs. Business and commerce is the study of the concepts as well as approach connected with planning, instructing, arranging, motivating and co-ordinating the human and material resources of private and public organizations and institutions. It comprises of the merchandising and provision of goods and services plus personal development. The main objective connected with this unique area of training is to establish knowledge of the theory plus practice of making decisions in addition to policy development, organisational development, planning, fiscal management, in addition to the promotion and selling of goods and professional services. Some of the courses documented in this category include things like: Accounting, Business, Management, Sales and Marketing, Office Studies, Banking, Finance and Commerce to name a few.


    There are no pre-requisites for entry to this qualification. There are preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification.

    Recognition of Prior Learning: 

    Recognition is available (on application) to students with prior skills, experience, knowledge or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, in a related area. Recognition may reduce the duration of your studies. To apply for RPL, please contact us today at to obtain a RPL Kit and submit documentation in portfolio form for evaluation by AusCHS assessors(Subjective to evidence provide, mapped and assessed against the required unit/s of competency)


    Competency determination is made after all relevant evidence is gathered. AusCHS is receptive to evidence gathered from a variety of sources including our own assessment processes. AusCHS assessment processes include:

    • Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Transfer
    • Written/Oral Questions
    • Written reports/Portfolio Assessments
    • Scenarios
    • Role Plays
    • Projects

    Pathways into the qualification

    Generally pathways into this qualification come from lower qualifications or vocational work spent within a business environment.

    Qualifications include:

    • BSB40212 – Certificate IV in Business
    • BSB40215 – Certificate IV in Business

    Pathways from the qualification

    Pathways from this qualification include higher qualifications or senior-management level vocational work within a business environment.

    Qualifications include:

    BSB60215 – Advanced Diploma of Business

    In addition, depending on units/electives completed in this course, you may be eligible for advanced standing in other courses and other Training Package qualifications.

    You may also be able to articulate to degree courses in Business or a related area.


    Total number of units = 8

    To be awarded the BSB50215 - Diploma of Business, a total number of eight (8) units must be satisfactorily completed and relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the qualification level.

    8 Elective Units

    Select 8 Elective units from the list below:

    BSBADM502 Manage meetings
    BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
    BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes
    BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
    BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
    BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
    BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement
    BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
    BSBMKG501 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
    BSBHRM501 Manage human resource services
    BSBADM504 Plan and implement administrative systems

    Course Fees: 

    Smart and Skilled Student Fees (Only for NSW residents)

    The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 600 888 for further information and advice.

    Course Fee- $2820

    Concession- $2510

    Exemption- $0

    Trainees: from 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

    The fees indicated above are based on students being approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake a AUSCHS's Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment.

    Fee For Service - $5690
    Payment Plans Available**
    **conditions apply