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Diploma of Business Administration (BSB50415)

Course summary

This qualification would apply to individuals with various job titles including administration managers, general office managers and office managers. Individuals in these roles may possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work and/or the work of a team.

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Course details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • - Domestic
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • - Business, Accounting and Law
Skill Area
  • - Business Services
AQF Level Level 5: Diploma

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements, however completion of a Certificate IV or similar qualification is desirable.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

  • Executive Officers
  • Office Managers
  • Administration Manager

Course Structures

Please select a Course Structure from the options below:

Standard Course Structure


To successfully complete this course, students must complete a total of 8 units, consisting of:

  • 5 elective units must be selected from Group A
  • 3 elective units must be selected from Group B OR any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level.
Group A
BSBADM502 Manage Meetings
BSBADM503 Plan and manage conferences
BSBADM504 Plan and implement administrative systems
BSBADM506 Manage business document design and development
BSBFIM502 Manage payroll
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
Group B
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
Study Sequence
Online - enrol into one unit at a time as per the following order:
  1. BSBWOR501 (Group B)
  2. BSBADM502 (Group A) 
  3. BSBADM503 (Group A)
  4. BSBADM504 (Group A) 
  5. BSBPMG522 (Group A) 
  6. BSBFIM502 (Group A)

Choose two electives from the choices below:

  1. BSBMGT502 (Group B)
  2. BSBINM501 (Group B)
  3. BSBHRM506 (Other Electives)

BSBADM506 can be completed in lieu of a Group A unit.

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment

Course Intakes


There are twelve course intakes, available monthly from January to December.

Duration and dates
18 months full-time or 2 years 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 6 hours per week available for study.

For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here

Related Courses

Course code Course name Short Course
BSB50215 Diploma of Business No
BSB50615 Diploma of Human Resources Management No
BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management 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

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.