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BSB50215 Diploma of Business

CRICOS Course Code: 087252E

Units of Competency

Total: 8 elective units  (This qualification has no CORE units)

Qualification details/ Course overview

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.

Job roles

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. A possible job title relevant to this qualification is:

  • Manager
  • Supervisor

Pathways into the qualification

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
No specific pathway, however Certificate IV in Business or similar recommended

Pathways from the qualification

BSB60215 Advanced Diploma of Business or other Advanced Diploma qualifications.

Entry requirements

Though the training package does not stipulate any entry requirements, ACTB uses the following criteria for entry into this qualification:

  • International students (if course offered in the future)
    • Age 18+
    • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent English proficiency
    • Completed high school, or equivalent

Qualification and recognition

Students who successfully complete this qualification will be awarded the nationally recognised BSB50215 Diploma of Business


This program requires the completion of 8 units of competency
Total: 8 elective units (6 elective units must be selected from the Electives list- as listed below)
Code Title Core/Elective
BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence Elective
BSBRSK501 Manage risk Elective- Group E list
BSBADM503 Plan and manage conferences
Elective- Group B list
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes
Elective- Group C list
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development.
Elective- Group E list
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance Elective
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
Elective- Group B list
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work Elective- Group E list

*Electives may be changed at any stage

Learning outcomes

  • Manage aspects of business management
  • Manage administration, marketing and human resources
  • Manage and report on projects
  • Manage risk within the business

Mode of delivery

Classroom based

Program delivery (Classroom based)

Total course duration: up to 54 weeks (including holiday weeks)
Number of hours per week: 20 hours
Class timetable: Classes may be held between 9am-9pm, Monday- Saturday (excluding public holidays).  Students are advised of their class timetables at the beginning of each term.
Delivery location: Address: 100 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Q 4006

Sample timetable

5-week block
(7.5 hours)
Manage risk
Manage risk Manage risk Manage risk
(7.5 hours)
Manage people performance
Manage people performance
Manage people performance
Manage people performance
Saturday (6 hours)
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Teaching/learning resources

Students will have access to the following course materials:

  • Study Guides
  • Assessment packs
  • Power-point presentations
  • Online course content
  • Computers
  • Internet access
  • Links to external resources
  • Overhead projectors
  • Video camera for recording presentations (assessments)

Assessment methods

Assessments/Evidence-gathering techniques may include:

A. Role Play, Video recordings, Presentation and Discussion Forums
B. Oral – Questioning
C. Case study
D. Written assessments, Report, Essay, Research and Group Project

Students may be required to submit video presentations and third party reports to authenticate some of their practical work.  They may also be required to participate in an oral interview at their course end of the course.

Nominal hours

800 hours

Term Dates

Please refer to the Term Dates on the website


Please refer to the Fees section on the website