Advance Diploma of Business

Qualification Code and Title BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business
CRICOS Course Code 104976A




Aboard Training Australia Pty Ltd

RTO Code: 31500

CRICOS Provider Code: 03881D







Course Overview


This qualification reflects the role of individuals with significant experience in a senior administrative role who are seeking to develop expertise across a wider range of business functions.

The qualification is suited to individuals who possess significant theoretical business skills and knowledge and wish to consolidate and build pathways to further educational or employment opportunities. The Advanced Diploma of Business is structured to provide advanced organisational, marketing, and planning skills to meet the challenges of managing in the demanding business sector.

Course Details:









Entry Requirements


This course has the following entry requirements:

International students must:


  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old) with 5.0 in each band
  • Have completed a Year 12 or equivalent high school certificate

Candidates will also be required to complete a pre‐enrolment Candidate Self‐ Assessment as part of the application and participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course.








Course Duration


One (1) year full time

Total Duration: 52 Weeks (including holidays)

Contact Weeks: 40 Weeks

This course will be delivered over a period of 52 weeks (including holidays). Classes will be schedules for 40 weeks over 4 academic terms of 10 weeks each. There will be a 2‐week break between the terms and a 6‐week holiday end of the year.

Class sessions are planned to ensure that students have a mixture of practical and theoretical components and those classes cater for a wide variety of learning styles. Additionally, workplace practices and environments are simulated and used to conduct skills‐based assessments in accordance with unit requirements. Classes will be scheduled for 20 hours per week.








Delivery mode and location


This course will be delivered face‐to‐face in a classroom‐based setting which includes the simulation of workplace‐based environment. This course does not have work placement (WBT) requirements and all training and assessments will be classroom‐based.

The course will be delivered in our Melbourne CBD campus: Level 4 213 Lonsdale St, MELBOURNE, Victoria  3000

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Career Outcomes


Students who complete this course may be able to seek employment in a range leadership and management roles such as;


  • Senior administrator
  • Senior executive
  • Business Manager
  • Small Business Owner
  • Executive Officer


Education Pathways

Undergraduate and higher education programs.

Students who complete this course may choose to undertake studies at higher education level.















Course Structure

BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business requires the successful completion of eight (8) elective units as below. Electives for this qualification have been chosen to ensure that students achieve a broad range of skills and knowledge in business.

Term‐wise The course structure is as follows. Student intakes are at end of each term;

Term 1: 10 Weeks
BSBIPR601 Develop and Implement Strategies for Intellectual Property Management  


BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability  


Term 2: 10 Weeks
BSBMGT615 Contribute to organisation development Elective
BSBMKG609 Develop a marketing plan Elective
Term 3: 10 Weeks
BSBMGT617 Develop and Implement a Business Plan Elective
BSBMKH603 Manage the marketing process Elective




Term 4: 10 Weeks
BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change Elective

BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement






Course progress


Students are required to attend the scheduled classes (20 hours per week) and maintain a satisfactory academic performance as per Aboard Training’s Course Progress Policy. Students who are identified as being at risk of not meeting course progress requirements and completing the course in the expected duration will be subject to college’s intervention strategy and provided support. More information can found in the student handbook and the policy available on college’s website.







Enrolment and Orientation


Upon acceptance of a student’s application for enrolment, a letter of offer, as well as a written agreement and tax invoice for pre‐paid fees, will be forwarded to students. Students must read through all provided information prior to signing the agreement. A Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) letter will be issued once the signed acceptance of the offer and written agreement are received.

The first day of each course will include orientation and induction. Orientation will include information about the campus, living in Australia, accessing our support services and methods for achieving success throughout the course, including course progress requirements.

Detailed admission and enrolment process are provided on college’s website.










Additional Support


Aboard Training provides a range of student support services and resources to help them achieve their academic goals. This includes:


  • Academic and learning support
  • English language support
  • Referral to external support services
  • Accommodation options
  • Local area information and essential services
  • Career guidance

Refer to college’s website and Student Handbook for detailed support services and contact details of support staff. On campus, students may contact the Student Support Officer, trainer/assessor, front desk staff or any other staff member to access the support services. Email:




Training Arrangements


Students are required to attend classes for 20 hours a week and complete approximately 10 hours of homework/assignment/project work and self‐study per week which consists of readings and research for assessments. Term timetables will be posted on notice boards and emailed to students at least one week prior to the start of the term.














Assessment Methods


Assessment methods used for this qualification will provide a range of ways for individuals to demonstrate that they have met the required outcomes including:


  • Written tasks
  • Case studies
  • Projects
  • Presentations
  • Report writing
  • Observations
  • Questioning (oral or written)

At the beginning of each unit, trainers will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed and provide assessment schedule and conditions. Assessment tasks may individual or team‐based tasks. Demonstration of skills and performance will be observed by the assessor under the required conditions.













Course Enrolment and Tuition Fee


Enrolment and Tuition fees this course are as follows (Australian Dollar): Enrolment fee: $250 (non‐refundable to be paid on application)

Tuition fee: $8,000

The tuition fee shall not change for the duration of the course. Other non‐tuition fees may apply.

International students are also required to take out Overseas Health Insurance Cover (OSHC) before arriving in Australia. OSHC information will also be included in the Student Agreement. For more information on OHSC, visit, ealth_cover.htm

All non‐tuition fees shall be listed in Student Agreement and Aboard Training’s Annual Fee Schedule, available from college’s website. For fee refund information and procedure, refer to college’s Fee Refund Policy and Procedure available in the Student Agreement, college website and Student Handbook. The policy can also be requested from students services:

A detailed payment plan and payment arrangements are provided in the letter of offer and written agreement. Course fees do not include computer software or textbooks which are to be purchased at the student’s own cost. Non‐payment of course fees may result in cancellation of enrolment.





Other Requirements


Students must also supply their own laptop or a similar device with Microsoft Office software e.g. Office 365 Personal that includes Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Publisher.

Additional costs associated with living in Australia are outlined in the International Student Handbook. Students should carefully review these costs in relation to budgeting. Further information can be found at‐in‐australia/living‐costs.











Library Resources

This course has prescribed and recommended texts/textbooks for each unit of competency. Copies of the textbooks can be found on Aboard Training’s on‐campus reference library, along with other reading and reference materials.

Students will also be guided to obtain member of State Library of Victoria, which has a large collection of books, references, magazines and online databases. The State library is within a short walking distance from the campus. For more information, visit ‐

Aboard Training shall also provide all the students with public/community access to Victoria University (to be paid by Aboard Training). Victoria University CBD campus is within a short walking distance from the campus. The public/community access allows students access to the library, borrowing rights and in‐library use of select online resources. For more information, visit ‐‐ the‐library/membership







Course Credit

Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning) at the time of enrolment or at any time during their enrolment (prior to the commencement of the relevant unit/s of competency).

For international students, the granting of course credit may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course. The result of an application for credit and any changes to fees or course duration will be advised to students in writing.

If course credit is granted following issuance of the Confirmation of Enrolment, students will receive a new Confirmation of Enrolment showing a reduced duration. For any questions about course credit, contact us at the details shown below.



Issuance Authority


Aboard Training Australia Pty Ltd t/a Aboard Training is the sole authority to issue AQF documentation. Aboard Training does not have any partners or third parties for training and assessments either in Australia or overseas.



Education Agents

Students may apply for a place in Aboard Training’s courses through an approved Education Agent. All approved and current Education Agents are listed on college’s website. Education agents are bound by Aboard Training’s policies, procedures, quality criteria and agent’s code of ethics. Candidate’s may contact the college for information regarding education agents in their home countries.




Contact Details


Aboard Training Australia

Level 4 213 Lonsdale St, MELBOURNE, Victoria  3000


Tel: +61 0413 337 107

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