Course Info

Diploma of Business

National Course Code: BSB50215


The nationally accredited Diploma of Business provides you with technical and interpersonal skills that are transferable across all areas of business. Strengthen your knowledge of managing systems, processes and human resources, and progress your career to roles like executive officer, sales manager or business development manager.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.


Through theory and practical course work, you learn to:

  • Plan e-marketing communications
  • Manage and mitigate risk
  • Manage budgets and financial plans
  • Manage recruitment selection and induction
  • Identify and evaluating marketing opportunities
  • Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • Manage operational plans


Hone your personal attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Critical thinking
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strengths in planning, organising and self-management

Career opportunities:

  • Business owner
  • Corporate services manager
  • Executive officer
  • Project consultant


Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised Diploma qualification
  • A strong study pathway into a Bachelor of Business


Take your career further with a degree qualification:

  • Bachelor of Business with TAFE NSW Degrees

Graduates of the diploma are eligible to apply for enrolment into the bachelor and may also be eligible for credits, which may reduce overall study time.


The Business Services sector offers a wealth of employment opportunities. Over 1.6 million people are employed in this sector and represent 13% of Australian jobs, with employment forecast to grow almost 3% through to 2024.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.


This course is currently available at 37 campus locations across NSW and online. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this industry have:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Collaborative teamwork ethos and are able to relate to a diverse range of people
  • Strength in planning, organising and self-management
  • Attention to detail

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

In this course you will undertake open book assessments for each unit, including:

  • Knowledge assessments: short and long answer questions
  • Practical application assessments: based in the online Virtual Enterprise that provides an authentic experience of working in the industry

The Certificate III is an entry level course which provides a broad introduction to the world of business. You will gain generalist skills to work in an administrative role.

The Certificate IV level course is where you will deepen your knowledge and experience by introducing complexity to tasks and start building your leadership capabilities.

This course, the Diploma, strengthens your management and leadership skills preparing you supervisory and team management positions.

The Advanced Diploma develops your strategic thinking to plan and execute campaigns, procedures, and operations. Advanced leadership skills also have a focus to operate at senior management level.

Depending on the electives you choose, you may gain hands-on experience in:

  • Planning and implementing administrative systems
  • Identifying efficiencies to streamline processes
  • Establishing a marketing mix
  • Managing human resource services
  • Developing and using emotional intelligence to be a great leader
  • Managing budgets and financial plans
  • Building a collaborative and innovative team environment
  • Overseeing projects

During the course, youll work in simulated office environments or in the online Virtual Enterprise where youll perform tasks that are based on real world activities.

Depending on your electives you may work on projects, such as:

  • Planning, set up and management of a conference
  • Conducting market research and preparing an analysis
  • Developing recruitment, selection and induction policies and procedure
  • Contributing to a workforce planning strategy

TAFE NSW offers you a range of online and on-campus study environments - industry specific computer rooms, simulated workplaces, study areas, presentation areas and general student facilities - to enhance your learning and employability.

Depending on your campus location, you may study in a simulated office environment set-up.

Student facilities, amenities and support services include:

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
  • Studiosity - online access to a tutor

Career opportunities:

  • Business development manager
  • Business sales team leader
  • Corporate services manager
  • Executive officer
  • Legal practice manager
  • Project coordinator or consultant

This course equips you with transferable skills you can use in practically any job role, including confident leadership skills, working with complexity, and strategic planning.

The skills and experience you gain through this course provide a solid foundation to take your career to the next level.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • VET Student Loans Available
  • Blended, Full Time, Part Time Evening, FT Connected, PTE Connected
  • Study Online
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 08 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 41 Weeks

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