Advanced Diploma of Business

National Code: BSB60215 NRT Logo


CRICOS Code: 087522K


This course is designed to train students in business to develop their skills and certify they are capable to achieve the industry standards. Students will acquire knowledge on managing the finances, marketing processes and organizational changes. This course also teaches you about developing marketing objectives, planning and evaluating international marketing opportunities and sustainable workplace policy and procedures.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.

Entry Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Completed an overseas equivalent of Year 12
  • Must meet Student Visa Requirements
  • Proficient in English International Students require either an
    • IELTS level of 5.5 or
    • TOEFL 527 (paper based) or
    • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) 42
  • 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 complete assessments

  • 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 Diploma of Business or similar qualification

Delivery Mode

This course is offered full time face-to-face

This course is offered full time face-to-face


The requirements of the AQF volume of learning for an Advanced Diploma level qualifications is 1 – 2 years. Total volume of learning for BSB60215 Advanced Diploma of Business is 1430 hours which is allocated as follows:

  • 840 hours Face to face classroom delivery
  • 320 hours Assignments and assessments
  • 270 hours Self paced study

The training and assessment activities are required to be completed by students to achieve the learning outcomes of this qualification. If students have previous relevant experience, where RPL is awarded, the total volume of learning may be reduced below the Australian Qualifications Framework Volume of Learning requirements.

This qualification has been designed for experienced students so time frames have been adjusted to meet volume of learning requirements and allow sufficient time to acquire required skills and knowledge.


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
  • 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 management qualifications in Higher Education Institutions

Employment Opportunities

Career possibilities may include:

  • Senior Administrator
  • Senior Executive
  • Executive Officer

Course  Structure

To successfully complete the BSB60215 Advanced Diploma of Business students are required to complete eight elective units of competency consisting of the units as listed below.

Unit CodeUnit Name
BSBMGT609Develop a marketing plan
BSBMKG603Manage the marketing process
BSBADV602Develop an advertising campaign
BSBINM601Manage knowledge and information
BSBFIM601Manage finances
BSBMGT615Contribute to organisational development
BSBINN601Lead and manage organisational change
BSBMGT617Develop and implement a business plan

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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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