Diploma of Business

Qualification Code and Title BSB50120 Diploma of Business
CRICOS Course Code 104975B




Aboard Training Australia Pty Ltd

RTO Code: 31500

CRICOS Provider Code: 03881D







Course Overview


This qualification would apply to individuals with various job titles including executive officers, program consultants and program coordinators.

Individuals in these roles may possess substantial experience in a range of settings but seek to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions.

Conversely, it may also apply to those with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.

Course Details: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/BSB50215









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 VIC 3000 Australia

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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;

  • Business Manager
  • Program Consultant
  • Project Coordinator
  • Office Manager
  • Manager/Supervisor


Education Pathways


Students who complete this course may wish to further their study into the BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business or a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications or a range of Advanced Diploma qualifications.















Course Structure

BSB50120 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
BSBADM504 Plan and Implement Administrative Systems Elective
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work Elective
Term 2: 10 Weeks
BSBADM506 Manage Business Document Design and Development  


BSBWOR501 Manage Personal Work Priorities and Professional Development  


Term 3: 10 Weeks
BSBEBU511 Develop and Implement an E‐business Strategy Elective
BSBFIM501 Manage Budgets and Financial Plans Elective




Term 4: 10 Weeks
BSBHRM506 Manage Recruitment, Selection and Induction Processes  


BSBHRM512 Develop and Manage Performance Management Processes  





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: studentsupport@aboardaustralia.com




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, https://www.privatehealth.gov.au/health_insurance/overseas/overseas_student_h 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: studentservices@aboardaustralia.com

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 https://www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/english/live‐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 ‐ https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/

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 ‐ https://www.vu.edu.au/library/use‐ 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 VIC 3000 Australia


Tel: +61 0413 337 107

Email: info@aboardaustralia.com Website: www.ataustralia.edu.au