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Offering Info

Diploma of Business

  • National Course Code: BSB50215
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB50215-01V03-21NEW-176

Location – Newcastle

Study Type

FT Connected

Course Start Date

02 Feb 2021

Study Commitment

31.1 Hours per week

Duration

18 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

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.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

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

DEVELOP YOUR TALENTS

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

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

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

GROW YOUR CAREER

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.

INDUSTRY DEMAND

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This course is superseded.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.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

TAFE NSW offers the Diploma of Business as either a traineeship or non-traineeship, so you can design the career you want.

Non-traineeship

There are no entry requirements for non-trainees. You can enrol in this course now.

Traineeship

To be eligible for this course you must:

  • Be employed in the industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you:

  • Hold a Certificate IV in Business or other relevant qualification
  • Have experience in a range of work environments in senior support roles

If you need support in preparation for study, contact us about your options.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • to have completed a Certificate III in Business, or have the equivalent skills and knowledge from a completed education pathways

To register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend a compulsory information session.

Date Time Location
Thursday, 21 January 2021 9.00am to 10.00am via Microsoft Teams at: https://tinyurl.com/DipBus-2021S1
Thursday, 21 January 2021 4.30pm to 5.30pm via Microsoft Teams at: https://tinyurl.com/DipBus-2021S1
Wednesday, 27 January 2021 9.00am to 10.00am via Microsoft Teams at: https://tinyurl.com/DipBus-2021S1
Wednesday, 27 January 2021 4.30pm to 5.30pm via Microsoft Teams at: https://tinyurl.com/DipBus-2021S1

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time, connnected learning course. You will need to attend approximately 18.9 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 12.2 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 11.1 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including revision, research, and assessment preparation.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • may have already completed post school study, including the Certificate III in Business
  • would like to go on to further study at University
  • may be reskilling for a career change, or preparing to re-enter the workforce

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID-19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday and Wednesday, from 9.00am to 4.00pm, and Thursday, from 9.00am to 1.00pm, via Microsoft Teams, pending COVID-19 decisions.

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

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:

  • Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
  • Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.
To be eligible for a VET Student Loan, you will need to be assessed as academically suitable to undertake high level VET study. You will need to provide:
  • A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
  • A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
  • Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.
If you intend to apply for a VET Student Loan, its important you know your student obligations.

Find out more about VET Student Loans

Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed above. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Code Name Start Date End Date Census Date Amount
21NEW00742 UOS 1 - BSB50215 02 Feb 2021 19 Mar 2021 01 Mar 2021 $950.00
21NEW00747 UOS 2 - BSB50215 22 Mar 2021 30 Apr 2021 06 Apr 2021 $950.00
21NEW00750 UOS 3 - BSB50215 03 May 2021 17 Jun 2021 07 Jun 2021 $950.00

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Elective Units
Number Title
BSBHRM501 Manage human resource services
BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBMKG502 Establish and adjust the marketing mix
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Course Location

Newcastle
266 Maitland Road, Tighes Hill
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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