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Diploma of Business

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  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    6 months part-time

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Harvest Education Technical College (RTO 31671)

  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    Administration Assistant | Small Business Owner | Policy and Project Officer | Project Support Officer | View all

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

Course Rundown

About this course

Take the first step on your new career path and gain workplace-ready experience in six months by studying this online Diploma of Business course from Harvest Technical College.

With no previous academic qualifications or work experience required for entry, this course is an accessible and dynamic option for anyone looking to change career paths or start their career in business. With a broad focus on key elements of business administration, including risk management, project work, and people management, this course provides a strong foundation of general business knowledge for new students.

Part-time and online, this course offers flexibility and freedom while you study, and gives you opportunities to put your new knowledge into practise in a work environment.

After completing this course, you may choose pursue employment in a broad range of business roles, including working as a project or program coordinator, or you may pursue further study to specialise the knowledge developed in this introductory course.


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Be aged over 16 years; AND
  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.

Areas of study

In this business course, the subjects you may study include:

  • BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBMKG502 - Establish and adjust the marketing mix
  • BSBRSK501 - Manage risk
  • BSBADM502 - Manage meetings
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
  • BSBHRM505 - Manage remuneration and employee benefits
  • BSBCUS501 - Manage quality customer service
  • BSBMGT502 - Manage people performance
Harvest Education Technical College Harvest Educational Technical College (HETC) has a mantra to “Empower people to become persons of influence”. By studying at HETC, you join the ranks of thousands before you who have embraced that vision and achieved the status of persons of influence.

HETC’s selection of online, on-campus and blended courses offer you the right learning resources and support to get you on your dream career path. From business and human resources to community services, youth work, hospitality and more, HETC has courses in it all!
HETC's innovative online courses will offer you the right learning resources and support to get you on your dream career path. HETC apply the 80/20 rule to the delivery of their courses which means 80% of your learning will be practical and hands-on, and 20% theory. Enjoy learning the HETC way!

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Diploma of Business from Harvest Education Technical college.

An introduction to a career in business, this course equips you with the skills and knowledge required to seek employment in a range of business and administrative roles across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. After completing this course, you may also choose to undertake further study towards a more specialised business degree, or pursue opportunities to qualify in business management or entrepreneurship.

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Harvest Education Technical College offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner.

Payment Option 1: Pay in weekly instalments

  • $45.00 per week (100 weekly repayments)

Payment Option 2: Pay in quarterly instalments

  • $1,125.00 per quarter over 1 year

Payment Option 3: Pay in full when you enrol and save up to 10% on your course fees

  • $4,049.10 upfront payment

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