BSB50120 | CRICOS Course Code 106684H

Diploma of Business

This qualification covers a variety of positions in Business Services leading to equipping individuals to frontline management roles and being able to apply and perform across a variety of industry areas. Individuals in these roles carry out a mix of specialist and moderately complex operational tasks that require self-development skills.  They may possess substantial experience in a range of settings but seek to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions.

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of high school studies equivalent to Australian Year 12 schooling OR
  • Completion of secondary school / A level education overseas OR
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and experience in business management as per AQF requirements

English Language Requirement (for international students only)

You will be required to provide proof of English language proficiency as required by the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) as evidence of English language proficiency for the student visa application processes.

  • IELTS Test Score of 5.5 OR
  • TOEFL (ibt) Test Score of 46 OR
  • TOEFL (PBT) Test Score of 527 OR
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Test Score 162
  • PTE Academic Test Score 42 OR
  • OET Pass Grade OR
  • If you are an international student currently studying in Australia and have studied for 6 months or more at AQF Certificate III level or above.

Course Outline – Units of Competency

 Core Units


Manage business resources


Lead communication in the workplace


Develop critical thinking in others


Manage budgets and financial plans


Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

 Elective Units


Develop administrative systems


Manage business operational plans


Manage team effectiveness


Communicate with influence


Design and produce complex spreadsheets


Manage personal and professional development


Manage recruitment and onboarding

Course Duration

Duration: 52 weeks

(40 weeks of study and 12 weeks of breaks)


Course Fee

Tuition Fee: AUD$13,000
Resource Fee: AUD$550


Study Modes
Face-to-face on-site learning classes.

Intake Dates

2023 Intake Dates

2024 Intake Dates

09 January 2023

15 January 2024

10 April 2023

08 April 2024

03 July 2023

01 July 2024

25 September 2023

23 September 2024

 Assessment Methods

Assessments allow us to certify that you meet all the requirements of this course and that you can perform various tasks to the standard required in the workplace.  Some common assessment methods include:

  • Written assignments or short answers
  • Simulated workplace
  • Case studies
  • Projects
  • Portfolios
  • Roleplays
  • Other specific methods applicable to the requirements of the unit of competency

 Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT)

Recognition of prior learning and credit transfer may reduce the duration of a student’s studies.  To apply for recognition of prior learning or credit transfer, students must submit an application form along with all documentary evidence to ATI.

Please contact for more information on the processes.

Further Pathways

Upon completion of this qualification, students may undertake the following or any other studies at a higher education level in the relevant area of study:

  • BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (CRICOS 107289M)
  • ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (CRICOS 106635F)
  • BSB80120 Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) (CRICOS 107289M)