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Take your business skills to the next level

Delivered via classroom or online, you’ll learn expertise in key business strategies, people management, and business marketing. Receive training in communication, problem solving, decision-making, planning and writing policies and procedures. Increase your competitive edge in the business world. Course details

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$5000 VET Student Loan available


Cairns, External, Townsville (Pimlico)

Key dates and info


Recognition of prior learning (RPL): Varies
Online: 12 months / 12 weeks per cluster of 2 units
Full time: 6 months / 2 days per week, 6 months / 3 days per week

Course details


  • Full Fee $3,000 - $5,000

Cost details

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How to enrol

Key dates

Cairns 10 Jul 2017 Full time / 3 days per week Classroom
External Any time 12 weeks per cluster of 2 units Online
Any time Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Townsville (Pimlico) 10 Jul 2017 Full time / 2 days per week Classroom

Entry requirements

This qualification has no formal entry criteria however the preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

  • BSB40415 Certificate IV in Small Business Management - Online, or BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration - Online or other relevant qualifications or
  • vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior support roles but without a qualification.

If you’re under 17 years of age, special enrolment conditions may apply.


Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets
Manunda QLD 4870

Study from any location

Townsville (Pimlico)
Cnr Hugh Street & Fulham Road
Townsville QLD 4812

Resources required

Complete this course online and be supported online every step of the way with our Connect Learning Management System. With a range of exciting features and functions including your account information and enrolment pack, online materials, discussions boards, and places to upload your assignment. Connect now and get a head start with your exciting career!

Login to the Student Self Service to update your personal details and check your grades, and login to Connect to study your course! For new students, your username and password will be sent to you after enrolment. For existing students, please use your existing information and use the forgotten password links if required.

All resources for this program are electronic and included in the program cost.


Cairns Classroom Delivery: Full time delivery of 3 days per week over 6 months. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 8.30am - 3.30pm.

Townsville Classroom Delivery: Full time delivery of 2 days per week over 6 months. Monday and Tuesday 8.30am - 3.30pm.

Online Delivery: Study is structured into 4 blocks of 2 units maximum.  Total course duration is designed to take up to 12 months (40 weeks).  Each block of 2 units is designed to be completed in 12 weeks or 3 months approximately

Students will be able to access the online course content from the first day of each intake. Please note that you must be enrolled in order to access the online learning materials. Students may enrol in up to 2 units of competency per intake, to ensure management of study load.


The requirement for the completion of this qualification consists of competency in 8 elective units.  Upon successful completion of all 8 units you will receive a Diploma of Business.

Online students enrol in two units at a time; classroom delivery enrol in all 8.

BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development Elective
BSBADM502 Manage meetings Elective
BSBMKG502 Establish and adjust the marketing mix Elective
BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service Elective
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes Elective
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work Elective
BSBMKG501 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities Elective
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Elective
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance Elective
BSBADM504 Plan and implement administrative systems Elective
BSBRSK501 Manage risk Elective
BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning Elective


Not all electives available at all campuses

You pay for units individually and the cost is $625 per unit.  Usually students enrol in block of two units at a time with a total cost for two being $1250.

Please note that if students are wishing to access VET Student Loans to pay for their fees, they must meet the ‘Student entry procedure’ requirements; namely:

  • obtains a copy of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education that has been awarded to the student by an agency or authority of a State or Territory for the student’s completion of year 12; or

  • the student is assessed as displaying competence at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy; and that the VET provider reasonably believes that the student displays that competence.

More information will be available:

RPL Pricing: $3000.00

$3,000 - $5,000


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Full fee

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Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.


The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.


You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.


BSB50215 Diploma of Business

Job prospects

  • Manager/Assistant Manager
  • Administrator
  • Program Coordinator
  • Supervisor
  • Team Leader

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You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland
  • If you are applying for a subsidised cost, please ensure you have all the relevant documents at time of enrolment

All done? Then you're ready to enrol

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Enrolment options

By telephone: 1300 656 959. In person: at any TAFE Queensland North location.

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

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Last updated on 19 May 2017

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1300 656 959

Industry endorsed

Payment options

Student satisfaction

$5000 VET Student Loan available