Diploma of Business

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18 months




A career in the big world of business!

Diploma of Business 2022

Why You Need a Business Diploma Now?

Every industry needs a valued business professional

The ‘PRESTIGE-ous’ Diploma of Business invites you into life after school, well-equipped with the confidence to take on your career goals.

Whether you want to work in the business sector or choose to change industries, business skills are needed in every field. The Diploma of Business ensures relevance to contemporary work environments by building on your current knowledge and experience. It prepares you for bigger roles and responsibilities.

Learn and practice transferable real-world skills such as:

  • How to manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • Recruitment, selection, and induction processes
  • Workforce planning
  • Project management
  • How to manage budgets and financial plans
  • How to manage teams, resolve conflicts, and make decisions

If you’re stressed trying to fit another subject into your timetable, never fear—you can join our program after school hours!

Our qualified trainers with current industry experience will mentor you through your ‘After School’ program with lessons, tutorial, and student support if needed.

Upon successfully completing the program, you will earn a nationally recognised qualification, a Diploma of Business from a registered training organisation (that’s us!).

What is the Diploma of Business?

Qualification to help build your future

The ‘Prestige-ous’ BSB50120 – Diploma of Business opens the door to endless career opportunities. It’s a highly regarded, nationally recognised qualification that can increase your skills, knowledge, and employability – all before you finish school!

The Diploma of Business equips you with stronger core business knowledge and sound theoretical business skills that will allow you to move into management roles.

This diploma course is also designed to help you with your professional development, banking on the substantial experience you’ve already gained.

It also provides you an avenue to pursue entrepreneurship and launch your own business.

This course teaches you the various aspects of domestic and international environments that will help you identify and create business plans.

The BSB50120 Diploma of Business reflects the wide range of business functions that organisations need to operate effectively. It’s a qualification applicable across all industries, extending your specialty, particularly in technical areas required in business functions. The application is so varied, and the opportunities are vast!

Diploma of Business graduates are represented in every industry—from the logistics team to customer service and sales team to digital support to management and operation.

Course details

  • Qualification code: BSB50210
  • Qualification name: Diploma of Business
  • Nationally recognised qualification: Yes 
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Units of competency: 12 units (5 core + 7 elective)
  • Work integrated learning and placement? Not applicable to this course
  • Can contribute to your ATAR? Yes (for school students only) 
  • Can contribute to your QCE? Yes (for school students only) 
  • For more information on contribution to ATAR and QCE, visit https://www.qtac.edu.au/

Course structure

The Diploma of Business starts with 5 core units, which are mandatory for every student completing the course.

The core subjects are key competencies that are valued in workplaces across the country:

Core Units:

BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others

This unit covers the skills and knowledge that can help you develop creative and critical thinking skills in others needed in the workplace.

This unit best applies to individuals responsible for leading teams, which includes developing and coaching others.

BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans

In this unit, you’ll gain the skills and knowledge required for financial management in an organisation. It includes planning, implementing, and evaluating financial management strategies and processes.

The unit applies to managers whose responsibility is for the effective use of financial resources within their teams, ensuring that they are in line with the financial objectives of the organisation.

BSBOPS501 Manage business resources

In business, you need to manage business resources according to planned strategies. This unit helps you develop skills and knowledge in analysing resource requirements and allocating them based on plans, and reviewing and reporting on resource utilization.

BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

In this unit, you learn about the skills and knowledge applicable to developing and implementing workplace sustainability policies. You gain broad understanding of working and engaging with various relevant stakeholders and specialists to help the organisation minimize its social, economic, and environmental impact while creating value for the stakeholders.

BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace

This unit focuses on developing the skills and knowledge that team leaders need for communication in the workplace within any industry, as they are responsible for developing or managing other workers.

Once you’ve completed the core units, you can proceed with the electives to broaden your skills and knowledge. The electives allow you to specialize in specific skills that can help you get more valued responsibilities in your professional career and increase your knowledge approach to how businesses operate. 


BSBHRM525 Manage recruitment and onboarding

This unit covers managing all aspects of recruitment and onboarding processes in an organisation, ensuring that they are in line with company policies and procedures.

BSBOPS504 Manage business risk

In this unit, you can develop the skills and knowledge suitable for managing business risks in various contexts. It helps you gain fundamental understanding of the risks across an organisation or for a specific business unit.

BSBPMG430 Undertake project work

This unit teaches you how to undertake a minor project or a section of a larger project. You’ll gain knowledge and skills required to develop a project plan, implement and monitor the project, finalise the project, and review the project results. It includes meeting project timelines, following quality standards, and creating budgets.

BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development

This unit covers implementing systems and processes that support the personal and professional development of self and others.

It applies to a broad range of managerial roles where you are accountable for the performance of others and their development for team effectiveness.

BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement

In this unit, you’ll learn how to lead and effectively manage continuous improvement systems and processes. Specifically, it focuses on developing systems to monitor and adjust performance strategies and manage opportunities for further improvements.

This unit prepares you to take an active role in managing improvement processes to help achieve organisational objectives and business success. It covers complex and diverse methods and procedures for problem-solving and decision-making strategies.

BSBMKG541 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities

This unit teaches you the skills and knowledge necessary to identify and take advantage of marketing opportunities. That includes how to analyze market data, determine possible markets, and assess viable changes to business operations.

This unit prepares you for a supervisory or management role in marketing and advertising.

BSBCMM411 Make Presentations 

This unit teaches you how to prepare, deliver and review presentations for various audiences. It also covers the skills and knowledge that can help you develop communication abilities, particularly in presenting concepts and ideas.

Course fees and payment plans

The Diploma of Business at Prestige Service Training costs $2,499.

We offer manageable tuition fees payment plans that suit your budget: 

  • 2 equal instalments (50% at commencement and 50% within the first 10 months of commencement)
  • 10 monthly payments 
  • 20 fortnightly payments

Entry requirements and eligibility

In School:

  • Access to a laptop and internet
  • Students must be aged 15 years or above
  • Currently studying at an Australian school
  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen

Beyond School:

  • Access to a laptop and internet
  • Students must be aged 15 years or above
  • Currently studying at an Australian school
  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen

Available campuses, locations and upcoming intakes

In School: 

  • At your school (if the school is offering the course as a subject)

Beyond School: 

  • Scroll across to see all details in the table.

Work Outcomes

With a Diploma of Business under your name, you’re more equipped to enter a career in business across various industries.

What jobs can you get with a Diploma of Business in Australia?

Career possibilities may include:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Banking 
  • Finance 
  • Human Resources 
  • Marketing 
  • Retail

With a variety of business degree specialisations, your job opportunities could include:

  • Executive officer
  • Team leader
  • Business administrator
  • Project coordinator
  • Human resources officer
  • Operations manager
  • Marketing assistant
  • Office manager
  • Project officer
  • Customer service manager
  • Unit leader

University Pathways

You may choose to transition to further study, such as completing a business-related bachelor’s degree.

Prestige Service Training Institute currently has a credit articulation arrangement with Griffith University and Southern Cross University for its graduates.

Visit this page for more information about programs offered by Griffith University and learn more about the university ranks for entry upon completing a Diploma of Business with Prestige Service Training. 

Meanwhile, Prestige Service Training’s approved articulation arrangements with Southern Cross University recognise the learning completed within these programs for entry into the first, second, or third year of a related Southern Cross University course with maximum credit.

Please refer to this page to search university ranks for entry for eligible students upon completing a Diploma of Business with Prestige Service Training.

*Please note: Credit linkages and pathways are subject to change. 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Can you get course credit for previous experience? Yes, you may earn the BSB50120 Diploma of Business through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

You may be eligible to receive a Diploma of Business if you possess substantial experience and based on other training you have completed—and you could do it without taking any additional study!

RPL is available on most Prestige Service Training qualifications. If you have completed formal or informal training and have knowledge, skills, and employment experience in this area, you may apply for RPL.

All you have to do is provide evidence to support your application process, and our Operations team will assist you through the RPL assessment.

Credit is also available for this qualification. If you have completed a previous study in this qualification or an equivalent, you can provide a copy of your transcript/s from your earlier study, and we will conduct a credit assessment.

Get started right away

Ready to enrol? You’ve made a great choice, and we’re excited to have you on board!

The next step is to apply, and we’re here to help every step of the way. 

Before you apply, you will need the following:

  • Student ID (for current high school students)
  • Photocopy of a Green Medicare Card, Passport, or Birth Certificate in colour
  • Evidence of QLD residency dated within 6 months (Driver’s license, concession card or utility bill, or bank statement with your address on it)
  • A USI number (Please visit www.usi.gov.au to look up or create your USI number)
  • A parent close by to also sign if you’re under the age of 18

Completing the Diploma of Business can propel your career to the next level!

See you inside!

Upcoming Courses

Name Course Start Date Course End Date Cost
2023-DOB-BEN-1 23/01/2023 23/06/2024 $2,499.00
2023-DOB-JUL-TUES-V 11/07/2023 29/10/2024 $2,499.00

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