This program is aimed at individuals seeking to develop their skills across a range of business functions. The Diploma of Business can be used to compliment other qualifications to provide employer confidence that the candidate can work effectively within a business environment. The Diploma is highly recommended for those working within a business role seeking to formalise their skills.
Students are required to have access to a workplace, this may include a previous workplace, but an understanding of the work environment is required. School leavers will not be enrolled into this qualification.
There are two main pathways into this qualification
Ideally participants should hold a Certificate IV in Business Frontline Management or Certificate IV in or Project Management. However there are a number of other accepted qualifications from industry areas. If you would like to discuss your acceptance based upon your existing qualifications please contact our friendly team.
Many students enter this qualification without holding a Certificate IV or other relevant qualifications. As the programs are designed based upon the work environment, experience within that environment is an acceptable point of entry. In regards to the Diploma of Business, this may include but not limited to experience within a senior support role including program coordinator, executive officer, team leader, supervisor or leading hand. If you would like to discuss your acceptance based upon your existing experience please contact our friendly team.
The amount of effort and time required for this qualification is based upon your existing skills and experience (find out more on how competency based learning works). It is suggested that the course take approximately 500 hours of learning. However we find that due to our learner profile and the methods by which our programs are structured this is rarely the case. As a guide:
10 minutes (through RPL) to 50 hours
We provide students with the ability to complete the Diploma of Business over a one year period; however we find that the average time is between 3 to 6 months. During that time there is a large variance in the amount of time each student spends working on the qualification. Please contact our staff if you would like an estimate based upon your individual situation
Upon successful completion of 8 chosen units, participants will be awarded the Diploma of Business BSB50207. The Diploma of Business is highly regarded as the industry standard in the recognition of executive officers, program consultants and program developers.
Participants will undertake learnings to sharpen their skills (as per key skills section) as well as the opportunity to apply business skills and concepts to work-based situations. This will provide participants with the skills they need to work effectively within the business environment as well as the confidence to apply them in a practical setting.
Broadly the Diploma of Business communicates to employers that you have demonstrated the following broad skills: Communication, Teamwork, Problem-solving, Initiative and enterprise, Planning and organising, Self-management, Learning and Technology skills. Further information is contained within each of the units.
The Diploma of Business requires the completion of 8 units. The following are those selected by Scope Training in consultation with industry. Alternative units can be selected, please contact our friendly team to arrange.
The Diploma of Business opens pathways by validating to employers that graduates have practically demonstrated the skills and knowledge to work effectively within a business environment. This qualification is relevant for employment in practically any industry. Furthermore a qualification from Scope Training advocates that the learner has demonstrated the ability to apply these skills in a work context, reassuring employers of job-readiness.
Job Roles include:
Business Manager, Executive Officer, Program Coordinator, Supervisor, Area Manager
Salary Range for a Business Manager in Australia (source: payscale.com)
After successful completion of the Diploma of Business further educational pathways may include:
Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Commerce, Diploma of Project Management, Diploma of Management as well as opening the door to many other qualifications.
Nationally Recognised: YES
Qualification Code: BSB50215
Number of units: 8
Delivery Method: Online, Skills Recognition (RPL)