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BSB50120 - Diploma of Business

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of Business Services job roles. These individuals may have front-line management accountabilities. Individuals in these roles carry out moderately complex tasks in a specialist field of expertise that requires business operation skills. They may possess substantial experience in a range of settings, but seek to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions.


Entry Requirements

Completion of the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course.

There are no other entry requirements for this course, however completion of a Cert IV or similar qualification is desirable.


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. Loan limits or caps may apply for some eligible courses and where a loan limit is reached for a course, students may be required to pay upfront for any remaining units.

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Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $9,216.00 (2022)
$9,588.00 (2023)
Fee for service per unit $768.00 (2022)
$799.00 (2023)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Now
Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
Skill Area
  • Business Services
AQF Level Level 5: Diploma

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Career possibilities may include Executive Officer, Business Development Manager, Office Manager, Business Sales Team Leader, Administrator, Corporate Services Manager, Team Leader, Unit Leader, Administration Manager, Program Coordinator.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 5 core units
  2. Complete 7 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Online: Online courses provide the flexibility to study without normally requiring a student to visit a campus. Course content is studied through a number of means including the use of online discussion forums, electronic library resources, by contacting lecturers and teachers, and receiving study materials online/electronically. Work integrated learning, including placements, may be included in some courses.
  • On-campus: Students studying in on-campus mode typically are expected to attend and participate in regular, structured on-campus teaching and learning activities throughout the University’s academic term. These activities may include lectures, tutorials, workshops and practice, online or other activities and normally will be timetabled at a CQUniversity campus or approved delivery site.
  • Mixed Mode: Students studying in mixed mode will participate in a combination of online learning activities in addition to site-specific learning activities, which may include residential schools, co-op placements and/or work-integrated learning as a compulsory requirement of a unit. The additional site-specific learning activities are what differentiates a mixed-mode unit from an online unit.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details, including the different study modes offered for each structure.

ONLINE

12 months to 2 years

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • Online
Core

Students must complete five (5) core units and seven (7) elective units.

Two (2) electives must be selected from Group A - Business Operations

For the remaining five (5) elective units up to five (5) units may be selected from Groups A to C up to two (2) units may be selected from the unspecified electives list

This qualification can provide for specialisations. To achieve a specialisation 4 units MUST be selected from the a single group.

BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others More Information Training.gov Details
BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace More Information Training.gov Details
BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability More Information Training.gov Details
BSBOPS501 Manage business resources More Information Training.gov Details
BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans More Information Training.gov Details
Group A Elective - Business Operations
Students must complete five (5) core units and seven (7) elective units. Two (2) electives must be selected from Group A - Business Operations For the remaining five (5) elective units up to five (5) units may be selected from Groups A to C up to two (2) units may be selected from the unspecified electives listed Students who select a minimum of four (4) units from Group A will be eligible for a Business Operations specialisation. This will be identified on the testamur as BSB50120 Diploma of Business (Operations).
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk More Information Training.gov Details
BSBTWK503 Manage meetings More Information Training.gov Details
BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans More Information Training.gov Details
BSBHRM525 Manage recruitment and onboarding More Information Training.gov Details
Group B Elective - Leadership
Students must complete five (5) core units and seven (7) elective units. Two (2) electives must be selected from Group A - Business Operations For the remaining five (5) elective units up to five (5) units may be selected from Groups A to C up to two (2) units may be selected from the unspecified electives list Students who select a minimum of four (4) units from Group B will be eligible for a Leadership specialisation. This will be identified on the testamur as BSB50120 Diploma of Business (Leadership).
BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships More Information Training.gov Details
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness More Information Training.gov Details
BSBLDR522 Manage people performance More Information Training.gov Details
Group C Elective - Organisational Development
Students must complete five (5) core units and seven (7) elective units. Two (2) electives must be selected from Group A - Business Operations For the remaining five (5) elective units up to five (5) units may be selected from Groups A to C up to two (2) units may be selected from the unspecified electives list
BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPEF502 Develop and use Emotional Intelligence More Information Training.gov Details
Unspecified Elective
Students must complete five (5) core units and seven (7) elective units. Two (2) electives must be selected from Group A - Business Operations For the remaining five (5) elective units up to five (5) units may be selected from Groups A to C up to two (2) units may be selected from the unspecified electives list
BSBTEC401 Design and produce complex text documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBCRT511 - Develop critical thinking in others
2 BSBXCM501 - Lead communication in the workplace
3 BSBSUS511 - Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
4 BSBOPS501 - Manage business resources
5 BSBFIN501 - Manage budgets and financial plans
6 BSBOPS502 - Manage business operational plans
7 BSBHRM525 - Manage recruitment and onboarding
8 BSBPEF502 - Develop and use Emotional Intelligence
9 BSBLDR523 - Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
10 BSBTWK502 - Manage team effectiveness
11 BSBLDR522 - Manage people performance
12 BSBTEC402 - Design and produce complex spreadsheets

The following units have no specific enrolment order and you should discuss the order of enrolment for these with your teacher.
Unit Code Unit Name
BSBTWK503 Manage meetings
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk
BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBTEC401 Design and produce complex text documents

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Practical Task
Written/Electronic Assessment
RPL
Project
Course Learning Outcomes
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Domestic 2021 Availabilities

ONLINE

Online
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
December: Full Time/Part Time

Domestic 2022 Availabilities

ONLINE

Online
January: Full Time/Part Time
February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
December: Full Time/Part Time

Domestic 2023 Availabilities

ONLINE

Online
January: Full Time/Part Time
February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
December: Full Time/Part Time
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