BSB50120 Diploma of Business

National Code: BSB50120
Nationally Recognised Training: Yes
Government funding: No

High-level business skills are essential in any modern organisation and with the BSB50120 Diploma of Business, you will have the edge. With the ability to select the electives that mean the most to you and your business, the diploma is a perfect high-level qualification for managers, office administrator, and those with executive functions in the public and private sectors.

Course Description

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.

What kind of careers and work could I do?

This qualification suits people who want to work in a variety of business roles, including as an executive officer, program consultant or program coordinator. You may have substantial experience in a range of settings and be looking to develop your skills across a wide range of business functions, or you may not have substantial vocational experience but do have sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that you would like to develop to increase your employment opportunities. Possible job titles and roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • ManagerBSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
  • Supervisor
  • Team Leader
  • Executive
  • Coordinator
  • Business owner/operator

What are the entry requirements?

There are no entry requirements for this qualification although you will need to have well-developed language, literacy and numeracy skills.

Enrol: Anytime

Where can I study, what locations are available?

Western Sydney

Flexibly/Online – for those working and/or with caring responsibilities

How is the course delivered?

You can study flexibly (including online). You will have 12 months to complete the course but may be able to complete it sooner than that. You will have access to a trainer and assessor who has real life business expertise.

What units I am required to complete?

You need to complete 12 units for this BSB50120 Diploma of Business.

There are 5 Core units:

  • BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others
  • BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans
  • BSBOPS501 Manage business resources
  • BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
  • BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace

You will have to complete 7 Elective units from a wide list of elective units which we can discuss upon your enquiry.

How much is the course?

Flexible Delivery / Online: $3,500
One-to-one Training: $8,000

You can study flexibly online or one-to-one.

Payment plans are available at no extra cost. You can pay via credit card or direct deposit. We do not accept cash or cheques.

How interactive and practical is the course?

At NTM this course is practical, interactive and with sufficient time to complete all your assessments. The course contains interesting readings and practical assessment tasks which you can complete in the classroom, at home or in your workplace. Assessment activities may include short written assessments, projects and case studies.

Pathways to further study and university

After successfully completing BSB50120 Diploma of Business you have several pathway options including (these are not offered by NTM):

1          BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business
2          Degrees such as the Bachelor of Business Studies at Charles Sturt University and other high education providers

Licensing and regulatory information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

I would like to discuss the course before I enrol

Please call our learning consultants on 1300 653 501 to discuss the course. At NTM we are committed to enhancing your learning potential by providing a range of services. If you would like to speak to a qualified Career Development Practitioner before enrolling or to discuss Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) about your previous qualifications or workplace experience just contact our office.

To support your learning journey we have a range of support services available including: Career Development, Counselling, Disability and Adult Basic Education services. As an NTM student, these support services are available at no extra cost.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

From 1 January 2015, anyone enrolling into a Registered Training Organisation or TAFE college needs a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not have a USI or have lost it, it is quick and free to get one at  A USI gives you access to an online account and will contain all your nationally recognised training and results from 1 January 2015 onward.

Enrolling is easy

Please contact us via email to: [email protected] or via phone: 1300 653 501