National code: BSB50620

Diploma of Marketing and Communication at Singleton

Class details

Schedule Pace and number of hours.

Part Time

Delivery Method of course delivery.

Virtual classroom on campus


Course duration Total time required to complete a course.

6 months

Start date First day of attendance online or on campus.

Next intake

End date Final day of attendance online or on campus.

Time Commitment

Class time Dedicated hours required each week in either online or on campus classes.

6 hours

Additional study time The minimum recommended hours you will need to commit to your studies outside of class hours. This may include private study, work placements and research.

12 hours

Fee details

Exemptions available You may be eligible for a Fee Exemption (you pay no fees), if you are Aboriginal or have a disability.


First Qualification Fee You'll pay this fee if you live in NSW, meet residency requirements, have left school, and haven't previously completed any study.


Subsequent Qualification Fee You'll pay this fee if you live in NSW, meet residency requirements, have left school, and have completed previous study.


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This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL).

Proposed timetable What time classes run

This course is currently scheduled on Monday and Wednesday, with evening classes, and 12 x Saturday 5.5 hour workshops (one per unit). This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

Additional information Other things to know


Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learnt and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development.

  • Knowledge assessments: short answer, multiple-choice questions, extended response, assignments

  • Skills assessments: research projects, case studies, presentations, demonstrations under observation

Work placement

Work placement provides you with opportunities to respond to situations and circumstances that cannot be replicated in a learning or simulated environment. Work placement strengthens your training and supports continued learning and assessment in the workplace.

  • There is no work placement for this qualification.

Materials needed

To complete this course, the following materials are required:

  • You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

    • general stationery, (ie, pen, pencil, eraser, highlighters, and stapler)
    • A4 ring binder/dividers, and plastic sleeves for handouts
    • headphones
    • a USB storage device, or access to a cloud storage account, will also be required
    • access and use of a computer, as well as a fast internet connection, is a requirement to successfully complete this qualification

Additional entry requirements

To make sure this delivery option is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

  • This is a part time evening course. You will need to attend approximately 6 hours of class, over 2 evenings a week, for 36 weeks plus 12 Saturday 5.5 hour workshops (one per unit). As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 6.25 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours. This includes teacher directed additional study on a Saturday over 12 separate sessions (once a month) plus revision, research and assessment preparation.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Diploma of Marketing and Communication qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 12 Units of competency, including 5 core and 7 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Undertake project work BSBPMG430

  • Write persuasive copy BSBMKG555

  • Design and develop marketing communication plans BSBMKG552

  • Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities BSBMKG541

Course delivery Virtual classroom, on campus

You will attend a TAFE NSW campus or Connected Learning Centre to connect with your teachers and other students in a virtual classroom where you will participate in learning activities via video or web conferencing technology. Much like a regular class, you will have scheduled times of attendance. Depending on what you are studying, your course may also include some online units or practice training though our network of Mobile Training Units.


Located on the banks of the beautiful Hunter River, in the small, rural community of Singleton, TAFE NSW Singleton is situated on the New England Highway, just east of the town’s CBD. As the Hunter Valley area experiences significant growth in its population and demographics, and the requirements of industry, TAFE NSW Singleton is committed to meeting the needs of our students, the community and the local industry.

Campus address

York Street Singleton 2330

Parking on campus grounds is available.

Refer to your local bus timetables, visit transportnsw.info

Singleton Station is 1800 metres from campus.


TAFE NSW campuses work closely with the community and industry to ensure you have access to the industry standard technologies, equipment and facilities.

  • Automotive training workshop

Student support

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  • Mon 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Tue 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Wed 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Thu 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Fri 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed