At a Glance
A Diploma of Business can lead to a wide variety of jobs and work environments including:
- Office Manager
- Team Leader
- Retail Manager
- Program Coordinator
- Business Owner
- Unit Manager
- Business Development Manager
Learn the skills needed for a Business Development specialisation.
Our Diploma of Business (BSB51020) is government-approved and fully accredited.
This Diploma is supported by knowledgeable instructors who have extensive industry experience and can guide you through your studies. You will get specialised knowledge in areas such as people management,
After completing this flexible qualification, you will have high-level business abilities that will help you advance in your career and open up new professional and educational opportunities.
Minimum Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (or foreign equivalent). Minimum age 18 unless you are enrolling directly from Year 12 aged 17. All students under 18 must provide evidence of a Homestay arrangement and signed permission from a parent or legal guardian. Minimum English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 (overall band) or equivalent by Pearson, Cambridge, or TOEFL.
Prior to commencement, international students intending to travel to Australia must secure a student visa or temporary graduate visa. Where a student has received a CoE and visa but cannot travel to Australia, the course may commence online. Students may choose to undertake the
course online outside Australia with no visa and no Certificate of Enrolment (CoE), to build a bank of AQF credits (#QualBanking) before applying for a student or temporary graduate visa.
Students will submit a pre-training assessment review to assess if the course is appropriate for their interests and abilities, plus an LLN test to determine learner needs. Additional requirements will be arranged at this point.
Units of Study
In order to achieve the BSB51020 Diploma of Business, students must satisfactorily complete 12 units of competency: 5 core units plus 7 elective units.
|BSBCRT511||Develop critical thinking in others|
|BSBFIN501||Manage budgets and financial plans|
|BSBOPS501||Manage business resources|
|BSBSUS511||Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability|
|BSBXCM501||Lead communication in the workplace|
|BSBMKG541||Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities|
|BSBMKG548||Forecast international market and business needs|
|BSBMKG550||Promote products and services to international markets|
|SIRXMGT005||Lead the development of business opportunities|
|BSBTWK401||Build and maintain business relationships|
|BSBCRT512||Originate and develop concepts|
|BSBLDR522||Manage people performance|
The Capital College materials fee provides all required texts for this course, plus access to our student portal and online tools. The sequencing of delivery is:
- Reading course texts (online) and other learning materials;
- Attending face-to-face classes (currently replaced by webinars);
- Attending to online quizzes and case studies;
- Applying learning in context outside of the classroom;
- Online forums for information.
The following learning techniques are employed:
- Trainer presentations & demonstrations;
- Individual tasks;
- Contextualised case studies;
- Role-plays; and
- Practical group work.
RPL & Credit Transfer
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)
You may be eligible for RPL if you have sufficient life or work experience to meet the requirements of one or more whole units of competency within this qualification. A fee will be quoted on application.
We recognise all Australian Qualification Framework Certificates and Statements of Attainment issued by other Registered Training Organisations in Australia. You will need to provide the original Certificate or Statement of Attainment (or a certified copy).
We charge no fee on applications for Credit Transfer under National Recognition. All applications for RPL or Credit Transfer must be made prior to the commencement of the course.
RPL assessment attracts a fee for the assessment of each unit.
Assessment will take place at a Capital College campus, or online.
Written projects will be completed by students in their own time.
All activities will be conducted by duly accredited assessors.
Assessors will provide detail of all assessment requirements in advance.
Three assessment attempts will be provided, with support. If satisfactory competence is not observed, the student may be advised to enrol in further relevant training.
What to Study Next?
Upon successful completion of the 12 units of competency in this course, students will be issued the Diploma of Business qualification.
If a student does not complete the full qualification but has successfully achieved units, a Statement of Attainment will be issued upon request by the student, indicating the units completed. Graduates may be eligible for credit towards a university and/or guaranteed entry to a top Australian University.
Capital College has also secured articulation pathways with several leading higher education institutes- learn more and check out our list of partner universities.