You will learn a range of skills, including how to develop work priorities, organise meetings, maintain work health and safety, co-ordinate basic resources and use complex word processing and spreadsheet skills.
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.
|How to Apply||Please Enquire|
|AQF Level||Level 4: Certificate IV|
There are no entry requirements, however, it is advised that students enrolling into this course should be able to carry out and evaluate own work and/or the work of a team, use technology to create business documents such as correspondence, plans and reports using sound literacy/numeracy skills.
Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations
Standard Course Structure
To successfully complete this course, students must complete a total of 10 units, consisting of:
1 core unit and 9 elective units.
|BSBWHS401||Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements|
|BSBINN301||Promote innovation in a team environment|
|BSBITU401||Design and develop complex text documents|
|BSBITU402||Develop and use complex spreadsheets|
|BSBMKG413||Promote products and services|
|BSBMKG414||Undertake marketing activities|
|BSBRES401||Analyse and present research information|
|BSBWOR404||Develop work priorities|
|BSBWRT401||Write complex documents|
Online - enrol into one unit at a time as per the following order:
Course Assessment Information
There are eleven course intakes, available monthly from February to December.
Duration and dates
12 months full-time or 18 months part-time
This course is available online with teaching support available through email and telephone. Individual Zoom sessions can be arranged by appointment. Online students require self-motivation and must have 4 - 6 hours per week available for study.
|Course code||Course name||Short Course|
|BSB50215||Diploma of Business||No|
Is what I already know taken into account?
Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.
What else might I find useful?
Financial assistance with fees may be available through concessions or via ‘Time to Pay’ payment plan. This and other information such as student support, study and library assistance can be found at www.cqu.edu.au/current-student
The following textbooks are required:
- The Business Communication Handbook (10th Ed), Judith Dwyer, 2016, Cengage, ISBN 978-0170354172
- Management theory and practice (6th ed), Kris Cole, 2015, Cengage, ISBN 978-0170354059
Textbooks can be purchased as hard copy or electronic versions.