Diploma of Business

The Course

(Note: This qualification does not contain any specialisation)

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of Business Services job roles. These individuals may have frontline management accountabilities.

Individuals in these roles carry out moderately complex tasks in a specialist field of expertise that requires business operations skills. They may possess substantial experience in a range of settings but seek to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions.

Oval Shape

Recognised by Australian Qualifications Framework and Nationally Recognised Training


Course Code:



Melbourne campus



Delivery mode:

Face to face Simulated workplace environment. Self-Study


52 Weeks (Including 44 weeks of training and assessment and 8 weeks of break periods)

Course entry requirements

Entry to this qualification is limited to those who:

There is no pre-requisites or specific entry requirement for this qualification. This course is available to all international students and Auscanus Institute of Australia requires (AIA) that students are able to provide evidence that they:

  • Have demonstrated an IELTS level at score of least 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old) or demonstration of successful completion of at least General English at Upper Intermediate or English for Academic Purposes Upper Intermediate level.
  • Have a suitable level of language, literacy and numeracy to complete course requirements with or without additional support that AIA is able to provide.
  • Have successfully completed Australian year 12 or equivalent.
  • Are at least at age of 18 on the date of course commencement.
  • Please Note: All the students commencing this course are required to complete LLN test on the orientation day to assist AIA to identify student’s needs for additional support during their study with AIA.
Column Image
Oval Shape

Additional entry requirements:

  • Student must have access to working PC or laptop with a configuration suitable to meet study requirements. Please seek your trainer/assessor assistance in this regard.
  • Student must have sound digital literacy and access to working internet.
  • Student must be able to attend scheduled theory classes and classes to be conducted in simulated environment (if schedule during Covid-19 is varied from original schedule).
  • Where classroom visit is required to conduct the assessments in the compliant way and in accordance with Standard 1.8 of SRTO 2015, AIA would not be allowing more than 4 learners (or one group, whichever is less) in the class ensuring 4 sqm social distancing is maintained.


Where will the Diploma of Business BSB50120 take me?

You might work as an office manager, executive officer, retail manager, business manager, department manager, or even a project consultant.

  • Business Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Project Consultant
  • Office Manager
  • Executive Officer


A total of 12 Units (5 Core and 7 electives) must be completed and deemed competent to achieve the qualification BSB50120 Diploma of Business.

Participants who achieve competency in any unit/s will receive a Statement of Attainment (provided USI is verified) for that unit/s without completing all 12 units in the qualification. Students completing all the required units of competency will attain full qualification.

Code Title Core/Elective
BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others Core
BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans Core
BSBOPS501 Manage business resources Core
BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Core
BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace Core
BSBOPS503 Develop administrative systems Elective
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk Elective
BSBTWK503 Manage meetings Elective
BSBLDR522 Manage people performance Elective
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness Elective
BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts Elective
BBSOPS502 Manage business operational plans Elective


At Auscanus, we are committed to providing transparent information regarding our fees and charges to ensure that students have a clear understanding of their financial commitments. Our fees are structured to cover tuition, administration, and any additional services or materials required for your chosen course.

To access the comprehensive Fees and Charges document outlining the costs associated with our courses, please click the button below;


Column Image

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Credit Transfer (CT)

AIA will offer RPL and CT to all prospective students through the enrolment process. AIA has documented policies and procedures for these processes and students are provided details of how to apply for RPL or Credit Transfer through the enrolment process. For further details, please refer to RPL and CT Policy and Procedure.


Further Information

For all further details, please refer to the International Student Handbook available on www.auscanus.edu.au/International-Student-Handbook for all related policies and procedures and other important information related to international students including Covid-19, living cost, life, study in Australia/Melbourne and many more.

Purple Overlay

Ready to launch your career
with AIA


Blue Oval Shape
Column Image