CRICOS 095331F

BSB50215-Diploma of Business

Course ID
CRICOS 095331F
DIT Parap Campus
T1: January-March, T2: April-June, T3: July-September, T4: October-December
Face to Face (Full Time), Online


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 to create further educational and employment opportunities.


Students are requested to communicate DIT office over phone or email to know about intake dates.


Through theory and practical course work, you learn to:

  • Plan e-marketing communications
  • Manage and mitigate risk
  • Manage budgets and financial plans
  • Manage recruitment selection and induction
  • Identify and evaluating marketing opportunities
  • Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • Manage operational plans


Hone your personal attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Critical thinking
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strengths in planning, organising and self-management


  • Business owner
  • Corporate services manager
  • Executive officer
  • Project consultant


Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised Diploma qualification
  • A strong study pathway into a Bachelor of Business



The Business Services sector offers a wealth of employment opportunities. Over 1.6 million people are employed in this sector and represent 13% of Australian jobs, with employment forecast to grow almost 3% through to 2024.



BSB50215 – Diploma of Business
Diploma of Business on



Australian Qualifications Framework Level 5

Diploma of Business provides you with technical and interpersonal skills that are transferable across all areas of business. Strengthen your knowledge of managing systems, processes and human resources, and progress your career to roles like executive officer, sales manager or business development manager.


Qualification Award BSB50215- Diploma of Business
Study Mode Face to Face (Full Time)
Study Area Business
Duration 52Weeks
CRICOS Course Code 095331F
Start Date Every term starting date
Course Fee  

Entry requirements

DIT has in place admission criteria for courses in its scope as required by its ‘Application and Enrolment Procedure for VET Courses’ to ensure that candidates meet industry requirements.

All international students applying to enter a course with DIT must:

Be over the age of 18

An overall IELTS band 5.5 or equivalent and above (Acceptable English Test Score)

Have completed an Australian year 12 equivalent secondary schooling level of a school certificate.

Meet the Student Visa 500 subclass requirements.

Be a genuine temporary entrant.

Meet English language test score requirements.

Hold Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC).

Demonstrate financial capacity.

Meet the health requirements.

Be of good character.

Exceed minimum pass level in all three sections of Course Entry Requirement Test (CERT) -Diploma Entry Requirement Test.

Course Entry Requirement Test (CERT) has 3 sections.
Section 1 checks your knowledge and experience in Business.

Section 2 tests your analytical ability based on the standards of Law School Admissions Test (

Last section checks numerical skills following the standards of Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership (

Pathway Information

Pathways FROM the qualification

After achieving this qualification, candidates may progress to higher-level qualifications within and/or across the business sector including BSB60215 Advanced Diploma of Business or a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications.

Course structure and modules

Total Number of Units: 8

Number of Core Units: 0

Number of Elective Units: 8

  • 2 units from Group C of BSB50215
  • 3 units from Group B of BSB50215
  • 2 units from Group E of BSB50215
  • 1 unit from BSB Training Package

Elective units are relevant to the work environment, and the qualification maintains the integrity of the AQF alignment and contributes to a valid industry-supported vocational outcome.

Units of Competency

Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes Elective
BSBHRM501 Manage human resources services Elective
BSBADM502 Manage meetings Elective
BSBADM506 Manage business document design and development Elective
BSBADM504 Plan and implement administrative systems Elective
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development Elective
BSBRSK501 Manage risk Elective
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace Elective

Study Mode

Duration and Amount of Training

The Volume of Training for Diploma of Business is 1-2 years. As a component of this, the amount of training provided in this instance of course delivery is 1200 hours.
This program is a full-time course completed over a period of 68 weeks (including Holidays)

  • Total number of terms- 4 (60 weeks/ 1200 hours)
  • Total number of term breaks- 4 (8 weeks)

The courses are delivered in a classroom environment and conducted face-to-face in Training sessions are trainer-led in group sizes of no more than 25 students.

Besides the class hours, the student also has to set aside 2 hours per week for studies at home (however this amount may vary depending on student’s capabilities)

The training program is undertaken using a planned schedule. Training sessions will include the demonstration, explanation and practice.

In addition to face-to-face learning, students will also complete a self-paced study to assist them in building their professional knowledge and undertake work toward their assignments.

Students will typically attend formal training sessions three to four working days per week depending on the course. Each day has scheduled training over 4 to 8 hours, depending on the course of study.

Students will usually have two weeks of break between terms. However, the term breaks may also be divided into two 1-week breaks and put between the delivery of a unit. It may happen to cover Christmas break.

Besides the term breaks, the student will also enjoy some Govt holidays e.g. Australia Day. If a govt. the holiday falls on a class day, the trainer may require the students to attend a make-up class on another business day or on a Saturday/Sunday.

Intake Dates

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Course Delivery

Delivery Environment

DIT ensures that the training delivered is to the standards of a real workplace environment. To meet this requirement DIT has implemented a variety of assessment tools that will be implemented during the course of the qualification. These assessment tools assess various different elements of a real/ actual workplace however in a simulated training environment.

DIT meets the need for a real-time workplace simulation environment by:

  • A dedicated computer lab to reflect a real-time work environment for all practical training components of the course.
  • The DIT trainers represent the role of a real client and portray the workplace demands while working on projects. This includes role play of difficult & diverse type customers.
  • Students prepare timelines, schedule milestones, communicate, prepare documentation, conduct training in accordance with the client (trainer)
  • Working as a team (group work/assignments), fulfilling responsibilities and expectations of the job and workplace.
  • Assignments, which include multi-tasking, different roles within assignments, using workplace policies and templates.
    Also, emphasis will be made to simulate workplace situations in order to develop identified employability skills.
  • Communicating with business contacts to promote the goals and objectives of the business.
  • Obtaining feedback from colleagues and clients leading, planning and supervising the performance of team members to develop team cohesion and to foster innovative work practices.
  • Accessing and assessing information for accuracy and relevance.
  • Instigating new or different work practices to improve productivity or service delivery allocating work to meet time and budget constraints.
  • Developing plans and schedules prioritising tasks.
  • Using business technology to access, organise and monitor information.
  • Systematically identifying learning and development needs.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the diploma are eligible to apply for enrolment into the bachelor and may also be eligible for credits, which may reduce overall study time.

The Business Services sector offers a wealth of employment opportunities. Over 1.6 million people are employed in this sector and represent 13% of Australian jobs, with employment forecast to grow almost 3% through to 2024.