BSB50215 Diploma of Business

BSB50215 Diploma of Business 

Get the knowledge and confidence you need to make a difference in the world through business. Take hold of each opportunity that comes your way and give your future career a boost with Get Set Education’s BSB50215 Diploma of Business.


Course Description

Do you see yourself managing a business or climbing the corporate ladder? Want practical knowledge that can build your confidence and get both feet in the door from the get-go?

If so, studying BSB50215 Diploma of Business is a no-brainer. Learn about human resources, finance, administration, operations and marketing. Back it all up with the practical experience that will help you find out what it takes to succeed in a fast-paced business environment.

Potential Career & Future Outcomes

This course will give you a headstart in your future career in business. Successfully completing this qualification will enable you to apply for a range of roles straight out of high school, study further, or pursue your own business idea with confidence.

Learners who complete this course can expect to gain work as:

  • Administrator
  • Executive officer
  • Program consultant
  • Program coordinator

Learners how complete this course may wish to continue their education into an Advanced Diploma level qualification or higher education. Articulation into Griffith University can be applied for upon completion of BSB50215 Diploma of Business. Articulation may be achieved through other Universities on a case-by-case basis. Learners should check the requirements and arrangements with their preferred higher education provider.


Course Details

Course code BSB50215
Qualification Diploma of Business
Recognition National
Course duration 18 months
Next intake Year 10 and 11 enrolments for Semester 2, 2020 are now open!

Accepting enquiries for Semester 1, 2021.

Delivery method Blended (face-to-face with online learning component)


Delivery site/s Learner's school combined with our online learning platform
Course fees $849 (delivered and assessed by the school's qualified Trainer/Assessor)

$1,649 (delivered and assessed by a qualified Get Set Trainer/Assessor)

Payment options Upfront (for courses $1,500 or less)

Quarterly payments

Monthly payment plan


How It’s Delivered

Get Set Education offers three delivery modes, depending on your needs, class sizes and location.

In-Classroom - The school’s qualified Trainer/Assessors deliver and assess BSB50215 Diploma of Business within the classroom during your timetabled lessons. Teachers must have TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, relevant Business qualifications and current industry experience.

Trainer-led - One of our qualified trainers will visit students in their classroom to deliver the BSB50215 Diploma of Business training face-to-face with contact hours that suit timetables and course requirements. This is ideal for local South-east Queensland schools with a minimum of 10 students, but no available Trainer/Assessors to run the course.

100% Online Classroom – Students log in and work on the course anywhere, anytime, with scheduled virtual lessons with a qualified Get Set Trainer/Assessor.


Entry Requirements

Get Set Education requires learners to meet the following entry requirements:

  • Year 10 pass in English
  • Average effort mark of a B across subjects
  • The ability to find a suitable workplace to complete industry hours
  • Access to a computer or laptop to access the online learning platform
  • An interest in business subjects
  • Suitable levels of Language, Literacy and Numeracy
  • Permission from parent/guardian if under 18 years of age
  • Get Set Education conducts an Initial Skills Assessment via an online LLN assessment. Each school also conducts a suitability check to assist in preparing individual learning plans where skills weaknesses are identified.


Units of Competency

The BSB50215 Diploma of Business requires the completion of 8 elective units of competency.

The units offered by Get Set Education have been selected for their relevance to current work environments and the qualification, whilst ensuring they maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Students must complete the first 7 units listed below:

BSBMKG501 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBADM506 Manage business document design and development
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
BSBMKG508 Plan direct marketing activities
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes

and then choose from 1 of the following additional electives:

BSBEBU511 Develop and implement an e-business strategy
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning


Work Experience

Students are required to complete a practical component as part of their course. Students need to log a total of 160 hours of work experience, spread over at least 20 shifts, in an industry that’s relevant to the qualification.

Work experience could include:

  • Involvement in a practical venture at the student's school
  • Hours worked at an existing part time job (if it is relevant to the qualification)
  • Placement with a local business

This is a chance for students to get valuable, real-world experience, putting into practice the knowledge they have learned throughout the course.


Your Trainer

Kate Walsh has worked in the Business, Education and Training industries for 10+ years, including secondary and tertiary-level teaching roles. Read more about Kate here.


Let’s Get Started

Register your student or school for our next start date. Call us on 1300 446 448 or click below to send us your details.

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