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Take your business skills to the next level

Gain a leading business qualification and credit toward a university degree with our Diploma of Business course. Delivered online, you’ll learn expertise in key business strategies, people management, human resources and business marketing. Receive training in communication, problem solving, decision-making, preparing budgets, recruitment and selection. Increase your competitive edge in the business world. Course details

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$5000 VET Student Loan available

LOCATION/S

Online

Key dates and info

DURATION

Online: Varies - Dependent upon the number of units completed per study term / Up to 2 units per intake

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $4,900

Student Loan Available

1300 712 007

No matter your question,
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How to enrol

John Maughan

My management have really noticed a difference

"I really enjoy the practical side of TAFE and feel like I will be able to go into the real world now and use all of the skills that I have learnt over the year. I am far more confident. I am leading my team so much better than previously and my management have really noticed a difference in my confidence and skills and abilities."

John Maughan
Diploma of Business

Become the best in the business at TAFE Queensland Brisbane

Our business school has a proud tradition of achieving results for students starting new careers, preparing for promotions or looking for new skills in the workforce. From entrepreneurs launching a start-up, professionals enhancing their Excel or MYOB skills, or school leavers wanting to move into university with credit - TAFE Queensland Brisbane has the right training for you.

Enhance your career at TAFE Queensland Brisbane

Our business school has a proud tradition of achieving results for students starting new careers, preparing for promotions or looking for new skills in the workforce. From entrepreneurs launching a start-up, to professionals enhancing their skills, or school leavers wanting to move into university with credit, TAFE Queensland Brisbane has the right training for you.

Ten reasons to study at TAFE

Practical, hands-on classes combined with state-of-the-art facilities and purpose-built learning areas make us a standout amongst training providers. Better than that though, many of our facilities are acknowledged by industry as being amongst the best in Australia.

A day in the life of an online student

Sarah is one of over 11,000 students who partner with TAFE Queensland Brisbane Online every year to enhance their skills, upgrade their qualifications or change their careers. Balancing study with everyday life can be challenging. Providing you with fully-supported flexible study options is just one of the ways TAFE Queensland Brisbane can help you achieve your goals, no matter how busy you are.

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Online 1 May 2017 Up to 2 units per intake Online

Entry requirements

This qualification has no formal entry criteria however the preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

If you’re under 17 years of age, special enrolment conditions may apply.

Resources required

Login to the Student Self Service to update your personal details and check your grades, and login to Connect to access your online course materials. For new students, your username and password will be sent to you after enrolment. For existing students, please use your existing information.

Students may be required to purchase additional resources. Please refer to the Relevant Documents section below for resource details.

Timetable

Complete this course online and be supported online every step of the way with our Connect Learning Management System. With a range of exciting features and functions including your account information and enrolment pack, online materials, discussions boards, and places to upload your assignment. Connect now and get a head start on your career!

Relevant documents:

Important Information

Please note that some units within this qualification may require one or more videos to be recorded and uploaded as a part of the assessment requirements. Please check the 'Order of Study_Resources' document for further clarification.

Study is structured into fixed intakes which have set durations (completion date is 12 weeks from the commencement date of each intake). Study can be commenced at the beginning of each intake, with dates as follows:

May:

  • Study duration: 01/05/2017 - 21/07/2017

Students will be able to access the online course content from the first day of each intake.

Please note that you must be enrolled in order to access the online learning materials.

Students may enrol in up to 2 units of competency per intake, to ensure management of study load.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete in 8 elective units. Upon successful completion of all 8 units you will receive a Diploma of Business.

Must complete the 2 units list below
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Elective
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development Elective
Elective units - must complete any 6 units listed below
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
BSBADM502 Manage meetings Elective
BSBADM504 Plan and implement administrative systems Elective
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work Elective
BSBADM506 Manage business document design and development Elective
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes Elective
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness Elective
BSBHRM507 Manage separation or termination Elective
BSBRSK501 Manage risk Elective
BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning Elective

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland Brisbane has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, or just want someone to talk it over with, call us on 1300 712 007. We're here to help.

$4,900

FULL FEE

Student Loan Available

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SUBSIDISED

Student Loan Available

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CONCESSION

Student Loan Available

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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course.

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VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

  • are an Australian citizen; or
  • are a New Zealand Special Category Visa holder who meets long-term residency requirements; or
  • are a permanent humanitarian visa holder (resident in Australia for the duration of the unit); AND
  • have not exceeded the FEE HELP limit (see below); AND
  • have an Australian Tax File Number (TFN) or Certificate of Application for a TFN; AND
  • can provide a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); or
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

 

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front, you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.

Subsidised

The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

  • are an Australian citizen; or
  • are a New Zealand Special Category Visa holder who meets long-term residency requirements; or
  • are a permanent humanitarian visa holder (resident in Australia for the duration of the unit); AND
  • have not exceeded the FEE HELP limit (see below); AND
  • have an Australian Tax File Number (TFN) or Certificate of Application for a TFN; AND
  • can provide a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); or
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

 

Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

  • are an Australian citizen; or
  • are a New Zealand Special Category Visa holder who meets long-term residency requirements; or
  • are a permanent humanitarian visa holder (resident in Australia for the duration of the unit); AND
  • have not exceeded the FEE HELP limit (see below); AND
  • have an Australian Tax File Number (TFN) or Certificate of Application for a TFN; AND
  • can provide a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); or
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

 

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Additional costs

Additional resources may be required. Please refer to the Course Details tab for information.

Outcome

BSB50215 Diploma of Business

Job prospects

  • Administrator
  • Team Leader
  • Program Coordinator

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities. That means cutting down the amount of time you need to complete your degree, or even enrolling straight into the second year of your university course.

Our pathway partners include:

John Maughan

My management have really noticed a difference

"I really enjoy the practical side of TAFE and feel like I will be able to go into the real world now and use all of the skills that I have learnt over the year. I am far more confident. I am leading my team so much better than previously and my management have really noticed a difference in my confidence and skills and abilities."

John Maughan
Diploma of Business

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Are you ready to enrol and study online?

You're ready if you've:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy

All done? Then you're ready to enrol

Apply through QTAC

Making TAFE one of your top QTAC preferences is a great way to maximise your career choices and gain the hands-on skills you need to operate in the real world.

We offer hundreds of pathways to university, including dual awards, credit arrangements with some of the country's top universities, and options to increase your OP so you can gain entrance to the tertiary course of your dreams.

More about applying through QTAC

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

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Orientation

At the beginning of each semester we host orientation events across our locations so you can meet your teachers and classmates, get to know your campus, and familiarise yourself with your study schedule. We also throw in a bunch of free activities, because... why not? We like to have fun.

More about orientation

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 15 March 2017

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1300 712 007

Industry endorsed

University Pathways

Payment options

Student satisfaction

$5000 VET Student Loan available