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Invest in your business career

The Advanced Diploma of Business will help you develop the practical skills you need to think of great business strategies and innovative ideas. The course covers a wide range of business functions and organisational development like marketing, advertising, HR planning and finance to take your first step up to the next level. Course details

University Pathways

Payment options

$5000 VET Student Loan available



Key dates and info


Online: up to 18 months / up to 12 weeks per unit

Course details


  • Full Fee $5,000

Cost details

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How to enrol

Key dates

External Any time up to 12 weeks per unit Online
Any time Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Entry requirements

  • Have you completed  BSB51915 Dip Leadership and Management? (if yes student is eligible to enrol); or
  • Have you completed more than 5 years working in a team environment? (if yes student is eligible to enrol); or
  • Have you completed a diploma qualification from a Business Services Training package or any other qualification at the same or higher level? (if yes to qualification student is eligible to enrol); or
  • Do you have relevant work or life experience (3 years or more) in the business or other fields? (if so please specify) Student needs to discuss with teacher first.


Study from any location

Resources required

Text book ‘Advanced Diploma of Business, Management, Leadership & Management’ to be ordered from Smallprint  (08) 8275 9300 - $99 payable at time of ordering. Delivery time is usually about 7 days.


Flexible online and self-paced. Students will have 12 weeks from enrolment date (60 study hours) to complete enrolled units. It is recommended students to enrol into 1 unit at a time.


Students need to successfully complete 8 units to gain the qualification.

BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation Elective
BSBDIV601 Develop and implement diversity policy Elective
BSBMKG609 Develop a marketing plan Elective
BSBFIM601 Manage finances Elective
BSBHRM602 Manage human resources strategic planning Elective
BSBMGT615 Contribute to organisation development Elective
BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change Elective
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Elective


Not all electives available at all campuses

Eligible students can apply for RPL this course from $3,000.

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.

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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course.

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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

Text book ‘Advanced Diploma of Business, Management, Leadership & Management’ to be ordered from Smallprint  (08) 8275 9300 - $99 payable at time of ordering. Delivery time is usually about 7 days.


BSB60215 Advanced Diploma of Business

Job prospects

  • Managers
  • Corporate Services Manager

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities. That means cutting down the amount of time you need to complete your degree, or even enrolling straight into the second year of your university course.

Our pathway partners include:

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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

All done? Then head to the link below to complete your enrolment:

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 4 April 2017

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1300 656 959

University Pathways

Payment options

$5000 VET Student Loan available