Offering Info

Diploma of Applied Commerce

  • TAFE NSW code: HE20515V02-20GRV-333

Location – Granville

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

17 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week



18 Months

  • Fee Help available
  • Non Government Subsidised

Course Details

The Diploma of Applied Commerce is a higher education qualification that prepares graduates for employment in support roles in the financial services industry, business and commerce. Graduates will develop broad knowledge and skills in the areas of accounting foundations, finance and investment, marketing and management fundamentals, business statistics and applied economics. The course is designed as a one year full-time or part-time equivalent. Graduates can continue into Year 2 of the TAFE NSW Bachelor of Applied Commerce. Further information about this course is available on the TAFE NSW Degrees website

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.

Applicants are required to hold, at minimum, one of the following to be considered eligible for admission: - a NSW HSC (Higher School Certificate) or equivalent OR - a recognised Tertiary Preparation Certificate OR - a qualification from a Registered Training Organisation at Certificate IV level or above OR - the completion of at least one year full-time or equivalent in a degree course at a higher education institution.

Applicants who satisfy the minimum eligibility requirements may be invited to attend a pre-admission interview which will include a literacy and numeracy test.

If you do not meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this course, you may be able to apply for entry into this course based on mature age or disadvantage. Contact the course coordinator for details of evidence that you should attach to your application.

International applicants must meet proof of eligibility and course entry requirements. In addition, international applicants must demonstrate English proficiency at a minimum IELTS level of 5.5 with a minimum of 5 in any one band. Further information please check the TAFE NSW International Australia website for details on fees and enrolment processes for international students.

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

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries

Proposed Attendance: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9.15am. 20 hours per week for 18 months.


FEE-HELP is available to eligible higher education students for the payment of tuition fees. Students interested in applying for a FEE-HELP loan should visit the Study Assist website at: for further information.
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Entry into the Diploma of Applied Commerce is by application, please select the Apply Now button below.

Please note that there are further steps required to complete your application. Once you have applied, you will be contacted by the Course Coordinator who will advise you of additional application requirements which will include the submission of an application form and submission of additional supporting documentation. If you have any queries about your application or enrolment into this course contact the Course Coordinator, Susan Ferry on 13 7974 or send an email to

For further information about the Diploma of Applied Commerce please contact 13 7974.

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Core Units
Number Title
ACBUS101A Academic Foundations
ACBUS102A Management Fundamentals
ACBUS103A Foundations of Accounting
ACBUS106A Marketing Fundamentals
ACBUS108A Applied Economics
BUMAN201A Business Maths and Statistics
ACBUS107A Financial Planning Fundamentals
ACBUS104A Finance and Investment

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

Entry level roles in business and commerce including accounts clerk and customer service roles.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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Course Location

136 William Street, Granville
Phone 131 601

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