This qualification is for people who want to work in a senior administrative role or who wish to gain credit for further study at university. It reflects the role of individuals with substantial experience in a range of settings and who are seeking to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions.
This course will develop sound managerial level business skills. You will learn how to effectively manage meetings, plan and manage conferences, manage payroll and manage your personal work portfolio and professional development needs. You will be able to learn a diverse range of new skills or build an existing knowledge to become more effective at work or achieve your career goals.
VET Student Loan Information
VET Student Loans may be available for eligible students in approved Diploma level qualifications. The loan can be used towards Tuition Fees only and does not cover additional expenses such as textbooks, uniforms, equipment, travel, tools, and accommodation or general living expenses.
|How to Apply||Please Enquire|
|AQF Level||Level 5: Diploma|
There are no entry requirements, however completion of a Certificate IV or similar qualification is desirable.
Mackay City and Rockhampton City
Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations
Career possibilities may include:
- Executive officers
- Program consultants
- Program coordinators
Standard Course Structure
Approximately 450 hours of study time will be involved, however the training duration will depend on the electives and study mode selected
|BSBADM503||Plan and manage conferences|
|BSBADM504||Plan and implement administrative systems|
|BSBINM501||Manage an information or knowledge management system|
|BSBITU401||Design and develop complex text documents|
|BSBITU402||Develop and use complex spreadsheets|
|BSBPMG522||Undertake project work|
|BSBWOR501||Manage personal work priorities and professional development|
It is recommended that distance students study in the following sequence:
Course Assessment Information
Enrolment for this course will be consistent with CQUniversity census dates.
Duration and dates
12 - 18 months
Eight (8) units must be successfully completed
This course is available by Distance Education and course material will be available online. Distance Education students require self-motivation and must have 4-6 hours per week available for study for each unit. This is a self-paced course so students will need well developed technology and literacy skills to read and follow text books, basic numeracy skills are also required.
Students can be enrolled into a maximum of four (4) units at any one time dependent on their time to commit to studies.
VFH 1 (30 January - 23 June 2017) last date for enrolment is 28 February 2017
VFH 2 (6 March - 28 July 2017) last date for enrolment 4 April 2017
VFH 3 (10 April – 1 September 2017) last date for enrolment 9 May 2017
VFH 4 (15 May – 6 October 2017) last date for enrolment 13 June 2017
VFH 5 (10 July – 1 December 2017) last date for enrolment 8 August 2017
VFH 6 (14 August 2017– 5 January 2018) last date for enrolment 12 September 2017
VFH 7 (18 September 2017- 9 February 2018) last date for enrolment 31 October 2017
VFH 8 (6 November 2017 – 13 April 2018) last date for enrolment 5 December 2017
2018 Unit Availabilities
Please check this page regularly for updates.
|Course code||Course name||Short Course|
|BSB40215||Certificate IV in Business||No|
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
Is what I already know taken into account?
Yes. Your current skills and experience matter to us. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experience as well as formal and informal training. You can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) through our RPL centre. Please note that documentary evidence will be requested as well as other sources of evidence.
Credit Transfer into CQU Bachelor of Business
CQU will only recognise Diploma students where the full-time Diploma course duration is one year or greater.
ALL CQU TAFE (BSB50215) students may undertake the Bachelor of Business and may choose any single specialisation.
Students with a completed CQU TAFE (BSB50215) will receive 1 year credit and will enter directly into 2nd year of the CQU Bachelor of Business.
CQU TAFE Diploma Business (BSB50215) students will receive the following credit:
1. Eight unspecified electives.
Students must complete remaining 16 units to complete their degress as follows:
1. Eight core units.
2. Eight units from chosen specialisation.