Broaden your career as a business professional
The BSB50215 Diploma of Business focuses on developing your business knowledge and management skills, equipping you to lead diverse groups; implement modern operational planning techniques; coach, develop and encourage staff; and set and achieve performance targets.
This course provides the skills and knowledge to effectively plan, manage human resources and market as a successful business manager.
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Diploma of Business
Self Paced Learning
Want to start your own business?
Looking to step up to a leadership position within a company?
The BSB50215 Diploma of Business is a fantastic way to enable your career progression and act as a pathway to positions in leadership or management, or to start a business venture of your own.
Log in to our student portal at any time to access your course material.
Complete your studies and assessments at a time that fits in with your lifestyle or other work commitments.
Study online, commence any time
Dual Diploma of Business
Have accounting experience?
Looking for a qualification that will open doors?
The Express Dual Diploma of Business + Accounting is designed for experienced bookkeeping and accounting professionals looking to obtain formal qualifications and progress their careers.
Obtain both the BSB50215 Diploma of Business and the FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting.
Accounting experience is required to undertake this course.
Study online, commence any time
As a Registered Training Organisation (ID 52240), we comply with the government’s strict quality and consistency standards. We conduct regular audits to ensure we keep this accreditation and deliver the level of training you deserve.
The BSB50215 Diploma of Business qualification is recognised in all states and territories in Australia.
You will have up to 18 months to complete the BSB50215 Diploma of Business or up to 24 months for the Dual Diploma of Business and Accounting (BSB50215/FNS50217). There is no minimum time frame however, therefore students familiar with business concepts may complete the course much faster. Choose the pace of study that suits your personal situation.
Three-month extensions can be requested at no additional cost if required. Extensions beyond this are assessed based on individual circumstances and may incur additional fees.
The Diploma of Business learning materials are packed full of easy to read and high quality content. These materials are supported by access to a team of qualified Diploma of Business Trainers and Assessors.
Electronic manuals are included within the course cost, there is also an option to purchase hard copy textbooks for an additional fee.
Note: Course Manuals for Dual Diploma
Please note that some accounting units will require the purchase of textbooks from the publisher. Applied Education students receive a discount when ordering through our supplier, full details are provided with enrolment. Total cost for these textbooks is approximately $350. Course materials for all other units are provided electronically at no extra cost.
1) Preliminary Assessments
Before participating in this course you will be required to complete simple preliminary assessments which include a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Test and a Work Health and Safety Assessment. Please note that it is now also a requirement of the Business Services & Financial Services Training Packages that your oral communication skills be assessed as part of your course. For online students, this will require the submission of a voice recording of a role-play conversation between yourself and others (further details will be provided upon enrolment).
2) Unit Assessments
Assessments are completed using a variety of methods and are submitted online via our student portal.
Assessments are conducted open book from either your home or office, and comprise of theoretical and practical exercises.
Note if completing the Dual Diploma:
There is an additional supervised exam component for some accounting units. These are 3-hour, open book exams and must have an eligible nominated supervisor present.
Accounting unit assessments use MYOB Student version or Xero Demo company (both supplied).
We understand not everyone has the financial resources upfront to invest in training, so we offer payment plans to get you moving faster towards your future.
- An administration fee is added for this option ($100 for 6-month plan, $150 for 12-month plan)
- All you need is a valid credit card
- Pay a $475 deposit at commencement of course
- Remainder to be paid over 6 or 12 equal monthly instalments
Concessions on Courses
Concession pricing is available for eligible students as per the Student Handbook. Proof of concession must be provided at the time of enrolment; please contact us to apply for a concession rate when enrolling.
Units of Competency
The BSB50215 Diploma of Business units are based on a combination of industry consultation and research which will cover a variety of business related disciplines needed for a contemporary business environment.
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Common management occupations include:
Business development manager
Business sales team leader
Corporate services manager
Legal practice manager
Small business operator
The BSB50215 Diploma of Business course would also be ideal for students wanting to progress their study towards a degree in business.
The course has been designed to provide students with exposure to a variety of business related disciplines which are typically covered in a Bachelor of Commerce Degree.
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