Diploma of Business

Advance your knowledge in a wide range of business functions, such as leading communication, recruiting new staff, managing budgets and resources, developing procedures and operational plans, managing risk, marketing, and encouraging critical thinking and innovation.

You’ll gain valuable business operations skills that are transferable across many organisations and industries.

Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or looking for the next step in your career, this course will equip you with the skills you need to succeed.

Career Opportunities

Upon graduation, your newly acquired skillset means you could develop your career as a:

  •  Executive Officer
  • Business Development Manager
  • Project Consultant / Coordinator
  • Office Manager / Administration Manager

Qualification Structure and Course Content

This qualification applies to a range of work-based roles in varied contexts. Individuals gaining these skills can conduct meetings, co-ordinate work based activities, establish support based activities and identify work opportunities.

Module A: Leadership & communication

Subject Unit of Competency
BSBHRM525 Manage recruitment and onboarding
BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace

Module B: Manage budgets & resources

Subject Unit of Competency
BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBOPS501 Manage business resources

Module C: Business procedures

Subject Unit of Competency
BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
BSBTWK503 Manage meetings

Module D: Business operations

Subject Unit of Competency
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk
BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans

Module E: Marketing

Subject Unit of Competency
BSBMKG541 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
BSBMKG546 Develop social media engagement plans

Module F: Critical thinking & innovation

Subject Unit of Competency
BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others
BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts

Sample Timetable

SELC business administration courses sample timetable

Terms and Breaks

This qualification is delivered over 6 terms of 9 weeks. The total study period is 54 weeks.
Your exact enrolment and break lengths depend on your start date.

SELC vet courses calendar
* Please note the Christmas/New Year break is 7 weeks and the first break of 2022 is 4 weeks long.

Delivery and Assessment

All vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment types that may include written assignments, case studies, reports, group tasks, portfolios and/or presentations. Students must successfully pass all units to complete the qualification.

All course materials and workbooks are available for free download from SELC’s e-learning platform. Assessment workbooks are provided inclusive of course fees.

Exit point/Award

Nationally_Recognised_TrainingBSB50215 Diploma of Business (AQF – Level 5) is a nationally recognised qualification under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Entry

Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or international equivalent.

English Level
IELTS proficiency level of 5.5 or above or equivalent.