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Increase your business nous

Do you have good business acumen? Gain a leading edge qualification and credit towards a university degree by enrolling in the Diploma of Business course! Over the length of the program you will learn and gain expertise in key business strategies, people management, human resources and business marketing. In addition, you will receive training in communication, problem solving, decision-making, preparing budgets, recruitment and selection. Course details

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$5000 VET Student Loan available

LOCATION/S

Loganlea, South Bank

Key dates and info

DURATION

Part time: 2 semesters / 2 nights per week - Tuesday and Thursday
Full time: 1 semester / 3 days per week

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $5,100

Student Loan Available

1300 712 007

No matter your question,
we are here to help!

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.

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Loganlea 29 Jan 2018 Full time / 3 days per week Classroom
South Bank 29 Jan 2018 Part time / 2 nights per week - Tuesday and Thursday Classroom
29 Jan 2018 Full time / 3 days per week Classroom

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.

Location/s

Loganlea
50-68 Armstrong Road
Meadowbrook QLD 4131

South Bank
Ernest Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Timetable

View the timetable. Please note, the timetable for future semesters may differ to the current schedule. If you need help or can't find what you're looking for, give us a call on 1300 712 007.

Important Information

Study Abroad

TAFE Queensland Brisbane students have the opportunity to travel to locations across the globe as part of their studies in selected courses. Studying abroad provides students with the chance to immerse themselves in different cultures, as well as develop their skills and network with professionals in their chosen industry.

This qualification will offer a Study Abroad program in 2017. For further information, please visit the Study Abroad webpage at http://tafebrisbane.edu.au/current-students/study-abroad/

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete 8 elective units from the list below. Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions.

Units for All Campuses
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development Elective
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work Elective
BSBRSK501 Manage risk Elective
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes Elective
Units for South Bank Campus
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
BSBLDR503 Communicate with influence Elective
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans Elective
BSBMKG502 Establish and adjust the marketing mix Elective
BSBEBU501 Investigate and design e-business solutions Elective
Units for Loganlea Campus
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
BSBADM502 Manage meetings Elective
BSBADM503 Plan and manage conferences Elective
BSBADM506 Manage business document design and development Elective
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness 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, call us on 1300 712 007. We're here to help.

$5,100

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

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

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:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), 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, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, 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

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

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:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), 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.

 

Higher Level Skills Subsidy

You're eligible for the Higher Level Skills Subsidy if you:

  • Are 15 years or older and no longer in school
  • Live in Queensland full time
  • Are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident, or temporary resident with the necessary visa or work permits
  • And don't currently have (or are enrolled in) a certificate IV or higher level qualification.
  • Other restrictions or eligibility criteria may apply

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, 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.

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

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

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:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), 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, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, 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.

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Additional costs

Any required textbooks/workbooks for the program must be purchased by the student at an approximate cost of $350.

Students can also access a range of print, copy, scan and fax services via MyPrint.

Outcome

BSB50215 Diploma of Business

Job prospects

  • Managers
  • Team Leader
  • Business Manager
  • Administrator
  • Supervisor
  • Business Administration Manager

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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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 25 September 2017

Talk to us

1300 712 007

Industry endorsed

University Pathways

Payment options

Student satisfaction

$5000 VET Student Loan available