Diploma of Business

Nationally Recognised Training

Program code                                                                             BSB50215

Course duration                                                                        52 weeks

Delivery mode                                                                            Blended delivery

Campus location and delivery site                                      337-339 La Trobe Street & 338 Queens street, Melbourne 3000

Course Description

This course is designed for domestic and overseas students who are planning to work within business settings as executive officers, product/service consultants and project 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.

Pathway to Bachelor Degrees

Students who successfully complete the Diploma of Business plus one additional elective unit: BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system with GBCA are eligible for advanced standing of up to one (1) year into the Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Canberra. (Course available in both Canberra and Melbourne)

Students who wish to secure a place in the second year of the Bachelor of Commerce could attach the GBCA letter of offer with the University of Canberra application to GBCA administrative department; a conditional letter of offer would be issued.

Entry Requirements

There are no set requirements for this course. It is recommended that domestic students would meet one of below requirements:

  • Satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course, or
  • Mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake this course, or
  • Satisfactory complete year 11.

Domestic applicants will undertake a language, literacy and numeracy test as part of the Pre-Training Review.

Material requirement

Students are required to bring their own laptop with Microsoft Office 2007 or a later version installed for face to face classes.

Course Structure

Unit Code Unit Name
 BSBADM502  Manage meetings
 BSBHRM513  Manage workforce planning
 BSBLED502  Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness
 BSBMKG507  Interpret market trends and developments
 BSBWOR501  Manage personal work priorities and professional development
 BSBPMG522  Undertake project work
 BSBRSK501  Manage risk
 BSBHRM405  Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff

Assessment Methods

A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: Observation of students performing role playing, Portfolio of Work, Written report, Observation of Presentation, Analysis of case study/Response to simulated work scenario or Written questioning.

Intake Dates