Diploma of Business Administration

National Code: BSB50215 NRT Logo



This course is designed to reflect the role of individuals with substantial experience in a range of settings and who are seeking to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions.

It is also suited to the needs of individuals with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to develop to create further employment opportunities.

Entry Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Satisfactorily completed Year 12 or equivalent
  • Or
  • Have evidence of completion of a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) at exit level 3 or above of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) in both literacy and numeracy examination
  • Be able to read and comprehend course requirements.
  • Have an intermediate to advanced level of understanding of computers and the internet to assist with conducting research and completing assessments
  • May have previously completed a Certificate IV in Business Administration or similar qualification or may have experience in a supervisory roles

Delivery Mode

This course is offered:

  • Full time face-to-face
  • Blended
  • Online**

The duration for BSB50415 Diploma of Business Administration is 12 months.

Fees and charges vary between courses, please contact Australian Vocational Learning Centre directly to know the current course fees.

Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer – Students with prior learning and work experience can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning. Learners who have completed corresponding units of competency and/or units contained within the packaging rules can apply for Credit Transfer.

Assessment Methods
Assessment is progressive through the qualification with multiple assessment tasks to be completed for each unit of competency. Assessment tasks and methods will vary from unit to unit may include a combination of:

  • Role-plays
  • Written examinations
  • Written/Verbal questioning
  • Case studies
  • Practical Projects
  • Research Reports
  • Assignments used to assess required skills and knowledge

Assessment marking system:

  • Satisfactory (S) result: the student’s submitted work satisfies the learning requirements and all competency standards for the unit (in accordance with the National Register www.training.gov.au).
  • Not Yet Satisfactory (NYS) result: the student’s submitted work does not demonstrate their understanding of all competency standards in the unit. If a student receives a ‘not yet satisfactory’ outcome, he or she will receive written feedback from a trainer/assessor, clearly outlining where the gaps are. The student will then be required to rectify these gaps and re-submit their assessment for marking.

Once a student receives a satisfactory result for all required assessment tasks a competent (C) outcome will be awarded for the entire unit. The student must demonstrate their understanding of all competency standards in each unit before receiving a competent outcome.


This qualification will provide a pathway to Advanced Diploma level qualifications including:

  • BSB60215 Diploma of Business
  • BSB61015 Diploma of Leadership & Management

Employment Opportunities

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification are:

  • Executive officer
  • Program consultant
  • Program coordinator
  • Sales and Marketing Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • Administration officer

Course  Structure

To successfully complete the BSB50415 Diploma of Business Administration students are required to complete eight units of competency consisting of the units as listed below.

Unit CodeUnit Name
BSBADM502Manage meetings
BSBFIM502Manage payroll
BSBADM506Manage business document design and development
BSBADM504Plan and implement administrative systems
BSBPMG522Undertake project work
BSBCUS501Manage quality customer service
BSBWOR501Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBWOR502Lead and manage team effectiveness

**Additional Requirements for Online Learning

Students electing to undertake training via AVLC’s online learning system will need to ensure that they meet the following minimum computer requirements to be able to access the system.

  • Microsoft Office 2013 or equivalent
  • ADSL Broadband or NBN Broadband internet connection
  • 2GB – 4GB of RAM
  • Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
  • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher.
  • Access to printer and associated software
  • Access to scanner and associated software
  • Digital imaging software
  • File compression software
  • Access to Google Drive, Dropbox or similar

Windows users:

  • Microsoft Windows 8 or higher
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)
  • Latest version of Google Chrome or Firefox or Internet Explorer/Microsoft Edge
  • Latest version of Skype

Mac OS users:

  • Mac OSX v10.6 or higher
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)
  • Latest version of Google Chrome or Firefox or Safari
  • Latest version of Skype

Student will need access to:

  • A digital video recording device and/or a digital camera and associated software to save and upload video, image and audio files to Google Drive or similar. Many mobile phones and smart phones include this technology.
  • Software to view online videos and images. Software such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer etc. are available as a free download from the internet.

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Australian Vocational Learning Centre (AVLC) was established in 2009. CEO and owner of AVLC, Neil Chapple, identified a niche in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) marketplace for a quality college that teaches recognised and current skills and knowledge while applying ethical business principles.



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