BSB50215 Diploma of Business

General: This qualification reflects 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. This qualification 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 further develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.

Entry: Prospective students are required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment and a Pre-Training Interview, administered by and to the satisfaction of ITHEA and be at least 18 years of age. You must have good word processing and email skills as well as the ability to download and upload documents and information. Please see our Online Service Standards.

Pathways into the qualification: Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include: BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business or other relevant qualification/s OR with vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior support roles but without a qualification.

Vocational or educational outcomes: Students can go into a range of employment or further study options. Occupations may include, Administration Manager, Executive Officer.

Job outlook: Please refer to the Australian Government Job Outlook site for job prospects for each of the occupations listed above.

Delivery and assessment: We offer students the flexibility of choosing between online learning or classroom delivery. All students will be enrolled into our Learning Management System and all assessments must be completed online. As a result, all students will require a personal computer, with access to the Internet, to successfully complete their studies. Assessment methods allow for the gathering of sufficient quality evidence about the student’s performance. Methods used include question and answer, activities and projects.

Elective Units

Unit CodeUnit DescriptorNominal Hrs
BSBADM502Manage meetings30
BSBADM506Manage business document design and development80
BSBHRM506Manage recruitment selection and induction processes60
BSBPMG522Undertake project work60
BSBRSK501Manage risk60
BSBWOR501Manage personal work priorities and professional development60
BSBMGT517Manage operational plan70
BSBWOR502Lead and manage team effectiveness60

How to Apply

Please make sure you have read all the course information about units of study, duration, entry requirements, assessment information, job prospects etc.


1. You must attend a pre-training interview which includes a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test.

2. To complete the application process, click on the ‘Apply Now’ link. Complete the steps involved to submit your application online.

3. ITHEA will assess your application and make sure all entry requirements are met. An ITHEA representative will contact you if your application is unsuccessful.


If you have any questions about the course, please call us on 9650 3900.



Skills First Funding: No

JobTrainer Initiative: No


1 year


Melbourne CBD 3000


In class or online






Term 1 – Wed 27 Jan
Term 2 – Mon 19 Apr
Term 3 – Mon 12 Jul
Term 4 – Mon 4 Oct