BSB50215 Diploma of Business

This qualification would apply to individuals with various job titles including executive officers, program consultants and program coordinators.

Individuals in these roles may possess substantial experience in a range of settings, but seek to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions.

Conversely, it may also apply to those with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.

Although there are no barriers to entry based on age (other than post school students over 18), gender, social or educational background. Potential students will:

  • Students are required to bring their laptop or tablet to participate in this course.
  • Be technology savvy to undertake the practical application of the online learning and assessment.
  • Have foundation skills at a minimum of Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 3 listed

Prior to enrolment in the Diploma of Business applicants, must provide evidence showing:


  • Be at least eighteen (18) year of age on enrolment date
  • Proof of Australian citizenship/permanent residency and age
  • Satisfactory LLN levels – at least Year 11 English and Maths
  • Basic computer skills
  • Record of any previous studies
  • Year 11*, equivalent or higher

*Determination of equivalency can be made via the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority

Tuition Fees Enrolment Fee Resource Fee
$7500 $200 $300

Please contact our friendly Student Support Officers and/or Authorised Education Agents for next intake dates.

The duration of the program is 38 weeks broken down into 32 weeks of delivery, and 6 weeks of holidays.

32 weeks of training delivery (13 hours per week over 2 days) and structured tutorial sessions (7 hours per week) plus 10 hours per week of completing the assessments.

Level 2/335 Flinders Lane Melbourne VIC 3000

The BSB50215 Diploma of Business involves classroom-based learning, trainer supported tutorials, self-paced activities and assessment. Students attend scheduled structured training for a minimum 20 hours per week.

Students dedicate 12 hours per week to home study where they complete research, work through student guides and read the relevant chapters of their textbook and finalise assessments.

Students will need to complete the below units to achieve the full Qualification.

Unit Code Unit Title
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBHRM501 Manage human resources services
BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning
BSBADV507 Develop a media plan
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBWOR403 Manage stress in the workplace
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work


Achievement of Diploma of Business demonstrates skills to a broad overview of business disciplines and functions such as knowledge management, human resources and risk management. It offers graduates varied entry level opportunities including public service, government business, education, health, manufacturing, mining, service industries, e-commerce and the retail sector. Positions may include but not limited to:

  • Executive officer
  • Business administrator
  • Human resources officer
  • Office manager
  • Project consultant

Graduates completing the Diploma of Business may wish to extend their learning through higher education.

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Graduate Certificates
  • Masters of Business Administration

Recognition of Prior Learning is available. Melbourne Metropolitan College offers students the opportunity to apply for RPL during the enrollment or after orientation.

Melbourne Metropolitan College has a streamlined RPL process to support the student to make a self-assessment of their skills, in preparation for an interview with an assessor. RPL may reduce the course duration.

Learners may apply for credit transfer. If a learner has successfully completed unit/s that have identified equivalence in content and learning outcomes between matched qualifications, then upon successful application, learner will be granted Credit Transfer of the unit/s and are not required to enrol or undertake the unit.

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