Course Code: BSB50215

The BSB50215 - Diploma of Business targets the practical skills and capabilities required of contemporary managers across a wide variety of contexts: the development and implementation of strategic business plans; the management of teams; and effective engagement with marketing, finance and procedural functions. The vocational understandings it promotes are relevant to every industry sector. VET FEE-HELP options are available for this course.  Click here for more info on VET FEE-HELP

This qualification will be delivered and assessed by Upskilled Pty Ltd (RTO: 40374) on behalf of SMR Learning Services (Trading as TrainSmart Australia, RTO 51771). TrainSmart Australia is the approved VET FEE-HELP provider.

  • Studying online
  • Payment Option
  • Nationally Recognised
  • Rolling Start Dates
  • Access to
  • Student Reward Program
  • Government Funding Available
Course structure

This course covers 8 units of competency

Study Mode

This course is delivered online

Locations & Dates

Start when you're ready

  • Description

    The Diploma of Business is delivered by expert trainers in one of three delivery methods: online, classroom, or blended. 

    The online training program is our most popular delivery method and provides access to a fully customised e-learning environment, MyUpskilled. MyUpskilled includes powerpoint resources, reading materials, discussion boards, forums, access to assessments, resources, videos (including access to the video training library) and blogs.  The course is conducted over a 12 month period with one unit of competency expected to be completed each month.
    Classroom and Blended delivery formats are also available, but subject to minimum numbers. Please contact our Education managers to find out more about our face-to-face options.


    All students will be provided with a relevant textbook: Cole, Kris. (2012) Management, Theory & Practice 4th Edition Pearson Australia.

    • Access to fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
    • Access to the Student Support Services (Helpdesk) where students can receive support and assistance in the use of MyUpskilled as well as any administration enquiries
    • Regular contact with their trainer via email, telephone and/or MyUpskilled communication tools
    • Trainer/Student Messaging System
    • Webinars - both live and recorded sessions
    • Unlimited access to world leading video training provider
    • Access to Upskilled's Student Rewards Program


    There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification.

    This qualification is suited to participants who possess a sufficient grasp of the English language, adequate levels of intelligence, and appropriate attitude and motivation to enable them to undertake the demands of a Diploma level qualification.

    • English language proficiency (Year 12 English or equivalent); OR
    • Obtain a Certificate III or Certificate IV before enrolling in a Diploma level qualification, OR
    • Demonstrate appropriate academic standing or workplace experience for the chosen qualification

    When applying for VET FEE-HELP, you will be required to either provide a copy of your Year 12 senior secondary certificate of education or complete a language literacy and numeracy task to ensure that the level of qualification you have selected is appropriate for your study needs.

    If you are applying for VET FEE-HELP assistance there are specific eligibility requirements that you must meet, please view our VET FEE-HELP page for more information.

    Students will be required to have regular access to a computer and internet access to complete this course.

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    RPL is available for each unit of competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training, or other expertise. To apply for RPL, please submit documentation in portfolio form for evaluation by Upskilled assessors.


    A student is deemed competent when all relevant evidence is gathered.  Upskilled is receptive to evidence gathered from a variety of sources including our own assessment processes.  Upskilled assessment processes include: 

    • Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Transfer 
    • Written/Oral Questions
    • Written reports/Portfolio Assessments
    • Projects
    • Scenarios/Case Studies

    Regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates and attendance at classroom sessions/monthly webinars as required.

  • Unit Outline

    The following Units of Competency as identified in the National Business Services Training Package must be successfully completed to attain the Diploma of Business.

    Unit Code
    Unit Name
    BSBCUS501Manage quality customer service
    BSBHRM513Manage workforce planning
    BSBWHS401Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
    BSBMGT403Implement continuous improvement
    BSBWOR501Manage personal work priorities and professional development
    BSBADM502Manage meetings
    BSBHRM506Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
    BSBPMG522Undertake project work
  • Career Outcomes

    The diploma is appropriate for participants currently working in a senior business role, or who have attained an AQF4 level qualification in Business or an associated field. It will also have professional resonance for individuals engaged in the management, marketing, communications, accounting, compliance, and information technology functions of their respective organisations.  

    This vocational training is appropriate to roles which demand the performance of sophisticated administrative duties on a constant basis. The capabilities this qualification develops are particularly pertinent for:

    • Accounts Supervisors
    • Office Manager
    • Office Administrators
    • Project Assistants
    • Individuals aspiring to such roles

    Further Study

    For information about Pathways to University, click here.

    The further study pathways available to learners who undertake this qualification include BSB60215 Advanced Diploma of Business or a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications.

  • Price and Payment Options

    The full fee for this course is $10,900. This course is approved for VET FEE-HELP.

    VET FEE-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme that helps eligible students to pay their tuition fees for higher-level VET courses (at the diploma-level and above) undertaken at approved VET FEE-HELP providers.  VET FEE-HELP loans are repaid through the Australian Taxation Office once your income reaches the minimum threshold for compulsory repayment. For more information about VET FEE-HELP click here

    For more information about VET FEE-HELP and for the full fee schedules here

    Upfront and Payment plans are also available for this qualification. Please enquire for more information

  • Upcoming Courses

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    26/10/2016 Enquire Now
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    02/01/2017 Enquire Now


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I studied a triple diploma of business, business administration and management. I did a lot of research before I chose Upskilled and I felt really comfortable that I was able to study and work full-time. You can learn practical, relevant concepts that you can implement into the workplace without having to a degree that could take several years.

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