Diploma of Business

BSB50120
Diploma of Business
Key facts
CRICOS course code: 097574D

Intake dates 2021-2022

18/10/2021
22/11/2021
17/01/2022
21/02/2022
18/04/2022
23/05/2022
18/07/2022
22/08/2022
17/10/2022
21/11/2022

Course duration
6 terms (75 weeks) including 15 weeks holiday

Study load
14 hours of live lessons and 6 hours of self-directed study per week

Class times
Day
Evening (coming soon)

Course fees (AUD$)

Enrolment fee: $200

Tuition fees
Per term: $2,500
Total tuition fee: $15,000

Material fees: $200

* All courses and prices are subject to change without notice, and courses are offered subject to availability.

About this course

Managing operational plans, hiring the right people and fostering professional development. These are all critical steps to starting your own business – covered by this diploma.

Our Diploma of Business takes you beyond simple theory. It presents real-life case studies for you to explore, as well as practical activities that are challenging yet rewarding.

So whether you want to start a business in health care, hospitality, finance, IT or any other sector, let this diploma help you get started.

What you will learn

Through the Diploma of Business, you will learn how to:

 

 

 

Start a business properly

Plan effectively

Deliver on operational requirements

Manage projects

Create and maintain positive employee relations

Recruit, screen, select and induct the right people

Make smart business decisions

What you will need

For this course, you will need to have:

Access to a computer or tablet to use in class and at home

Access to a fast Internet connection

A Unique Student Identifier (USI)*

*What is a USI?

Entry requirements

  • Be at least 18 years of age and have completed the equivalent of Year 12
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old) or able to demonstrate competence through documented evidence of the following:
    • Educated for 5 years in an English speaking country; or
    • Completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO; or
    • Successful completion of an English Placement Test through our partner college, Universal English College (UEC)
  • Access to a laptop or tablet for home and classroom use with Microsoft Office software or equivalent

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL may be accepted. 

Resource requirements

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.

  • Leadership and Management: Theory and Practice 7th Edition, Kris Cole
  • Business Administration, 2nd Edition, Kris Cole

Cengate Learning: www.cengage.com.au

Check the publisher’s website for current pricing

These textbooks may be purchased by students through Cengage Learning or any other bookshops or online providers that offer this publication.

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

Course units

You will need to successfully complete seven elective [e] units to get this diploma.

  • BSBCRT511 – Develop critical thinking in others [c]
  • BSBFIN501 – Manage budgets and financial plans [c]
  • BSBOPS501 – Manage business resources [c]
  • BSBHRM525 – Manage recruitment and onboarding [e]
  • BSBOPS502 – Manage business operational plans [e]
  • BSBTWK503 – Manage meetings [e]
  • BSBXCM501 – Lead communication in the workplace [c]
  • BSBPEF501 – Manage personal and professional development [e]
  • BSBCMM511 – Communicate with influence [e]
  • BSBWHS521 – Ensure a safe workplace for a work area [e]
  • BSBSUS511 – Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability [c]
  • BSBHRM529 – Coordinate separation and termination processes [e]

Course delivery and assessments

A blended course which combines face to face and online learning and delivery.

At Ambridge, we teach you through a variety of ways, including lectures, workshops, individual feedback sessions and study support groups.

We also use case studies, presentations, reports, group tasks, direct observation, practical projects and more to assess your progress.

Careers you can pursue

The Diploma of Business gives you the knowledge and skills you need to start your own business – and more! After graduating from this course, careers you can choose from may include:

  • Business Development Manager
  • Corporate Services Manager
  • Executive Officer
  • Project Consultant
  • Marketing Manager

Course credit

Have you completed any courses that are the same as the units offered by Ambridge? Then you may be eligible for Credit Transfer (CT) or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

RPL accounts for the skills and knowledge you have gained through work and life experiences, while CT recognises formal training you have already completed – and is only available for Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) awards.

You must apply during the application process and prior to commencement of study, otherwise your application will not be considered. Please get in touch to find out more.

Certification

Students who successfully complete this course will be issued with the AQF qualification (Australian Qualifications Framework) BSB50120 Diploma of Business.

Students who partially complete this course (a minimum of one unit of competency) will be issued with a Statement of Attainment from BSB50120 Diploma of Business qualification for the unit/s of competency successfully completed.

Further Study

This diploma is the perfect pathway to an advanced diploma offered at Ambridge Institute.

Ambridge diploma qualification will also give you credit on courses at the following institutions in Australia:

  • Southern Cross University
  • Torrens University
  • University of Wollongong

For more details visit Further Study Partners page.

Intake and term dates

2021

Term/Break Term dates duration Intake dates
Term 3 19 July – 24 September 2021 10 weeks 19 July, 21 August
Break 27 September – 15 October 2 weeks
Term 4 18 October – 23 December 2021 10 weeks 18 October, 22 November
Break 27 December – 14 January 2022 3 weeks

2022

Term/Break Term dates duration Intake dates
Term 1 17 January – 25 March 2022 10 weeks 17 January, 21 February
Break 28 March – 15 April 2 weeks
Term 2 18 April – 24 June 2022 10 weeks 18 April, 23 May
Break 27 June – 15 July 2 weeks
Term 3 18 July – 23 September 2022 10 weeks 18 July, 22 August
Break 26 September – 14 October 2 weeks
Term 4 17 October – 23 December 2022 10 weeks 17 October, 21 November
Break 26 December – 13 January 2023 2 weeks

2023

Term/Break Term dates duration Intake dates
Term 1 16 January – 24 March 2023 10 weeks 16 January, 20 February
Break 27 March – 14 April 2 weeks
Term 2 17 April – 23 June 2023 10 weeks 17 April, 22 May
Break 26 June – 14 July 2 weeks
Term 3 17 July – 22 September 2023 10 weeks 17 July, 21 August
Break 25 September – 13 October 2 weeks
Term 4 16 October – 22 December 2023 10 weeks 16 October, 20 November
Break 25 December – 12 January 2024 2 weeks

Please note study periods are usually 10 weeks, however due to Public Holidays, the length of study and holiday periods may vary. Please refer carefully to the dates above and refer to additional information provided in class for scheduled classes due to public holidays.

Ambridge Institute is responsible for the quality of the training and assessment and compliance and for the issuance of the AQF certification documents.

Ambridge Institute recognises AQF certification issued by other Registered Training Organisations (RTO).

Key facts
CRICOS course code: 097574D

Intake dates 2021-2022

18/10/2021
22/11/2021
17/01/2022
21/02/2022
18/04/2022
23/05/2022
18/07/2022
22/08/2022
17/10/2022
21/11/2022

Course duration
6 terms (75 weeks) including 15 weeks holiday

Study load
14 hours of live lessons and 6 hours of self-directed study per week

Class times
Day
Evening (coming soon)

Course fees (AUD$)

Enrolment fee: $200

Tuition fees
Per term: $2,500
Total tuition fee: $10,000

Material fees: $200

* All courses and prices are subject to change without notice, and courses are offered subject to availability.

Ambridge Institute