BSB50215 Diploma of Business


Course Description:

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.

BSB50215 Diploma of Business

Study Pathway and Career Opportunities

Qualification Pathways:

Once students have successfully completed BSB50215 Diploma of Business, they can apply for various roles across management positions that have responsibility for the work of other staff and lead teams. The further study pathways available to students who undertake this qualification include:

Graduate Diploma, other Advanced Diploma, Diploma or Degree programs in related fields such as business, management, marketing, and communications..


Total number of units = 8

8 elective units must be selected, of which:

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome

Code Title Core/ Elective
BSBADM502 Manage meetings Elective
BSBHRM501 Manage human resources services Elective
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work Elective
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan Elective
BSBMKG501 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities Elective
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development Elective
BSBRSK501 Manage risk Elective
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships Elective


Assessment Arrangements All the units are delivered as standalone units. Students will be provided with a Student Assessment Task Booklet for each unit of competency, which includes:

There are a variety of assessment methods used to assess competency in each unit of competency. Assessment methods may include from the following, but are not limited to:

Assessment Methods

All units of competence may be assessed using a selection of tools as mentioned below:

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for any of the units of competency contained within this qualification. This course is available to all international students and Milcom Institute requires that students are able to provide evidence that they:

Please Note:

All the students commencing this course are required to complete an LLN test on the orientation day to assist Milcom Institute to identify student’s needs for additional support during their study with Milcom Institute

Course Duration

The duration for this program is 52 weeks including:

Mode of Delivery

Classroom based face-to-face

Volume of Learning

Milcom Institute has structured this program to include 800 hours of face-to-face delivery and assessment hours as well as 200 hours of homework (self-study).

Assessment sessions are scheduled after the delivery of unit of competency is completed and students are required to complete the assessment tasks in class. Trainers are required to allocate time for students to complete any outstanding activities, reading, role-plays, meetings, presentations or further tasks that require observation or submission to the trainer/assessor. The trainer/assessor should allow time to review any topics or activities undertaken by students to consolidate their learning. Students should use these assessment sessions to work on their assessment tasks, with support from the trainer/assessor where relevant.  Reasonable adjustment should be made where appropriate.

All units of competencies contained in this qualification will be delivered as standalone units. The total volume of learning is 1000 hours over 52 weeks period.

Self-study hours (Unsupervised)

Please Note: Self-Study hours are not to be considered as online or distance learning.

Students are allocated 5 hours per week of self-study for each Unit of Competency which will involve review of classroom session and/or activities, studying material given student guide and preparation of unit of competency etc. Self-Study hours are indicative only and may differ depending on each learner’s prior skills and knowledge. Therefore, the learning duration of the qualification may vary from the volume of learning recommended for the qualification. It should be noted that learners may require more or less time than the specified volume of learning, provided that delivery arrangements give students sufficient opportunity to achieve the learning outcomes for the qualification type, level and discipline. (


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)

Milcom Institute will offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT) to all eligible students through the enrolment process and will provide an application kit for RPL applicants. Milcom Institute has documented policies and procedures for these processes and students are provided details of how to apply for RPL or Credit Transfer through the enrolment process.

Campus Location

VIC: Ground Floor, 355 Spencer Street, West Melbourne-3003

QLD: Construction Training Centre, Ian Barclay Building (Room 1.9) 460 – 492 Beaudesert Road, Salisbury-4107

Additional Information

For further information, access to the Student handbook and to enrol please go to and apply directly from the website. Alternatively, you may contact the college on

VIC: +61 3 9008 7245

QLD: +61 7 4904 5313 or

[email protected]


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