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Diploma of Business (NSW Only)

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  • Duration:

    24 months full-time (for employment based traineeship)

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    Benchmark College (RTO 90274)

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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.

What you'll learn

About this course

The Diploma of Business from Benchmark College is a comprehensive course that equips students with well-developed skills in a wide range of business areas, increasing employment and further education opportunities.

You'll build on your existing business skills and knowledge, further learning methods of evaluating information and problem-solving effectively in order to carry out key business functions. Whether you want to learn how to manage business marketing and communications; develop business plans, systems and procedures; or plan and manage aspects such as payroll, meetings and conferences, this course is for you.

The program consists of eight elective units of competency, with a large and comprehensive range of units available covering a variety of job roles. A range of assessment activities will be carried out to allow you to demonstrate the skills, knowledge and competencies you have developed.

This course is an employment-based traineeship, with all training and assessment conducted in the workplace, so that you learn on the job in a practical and relevant way.


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

  • Must have a Unique Student Identifier; AND
  • Must complete a LLN quiz upon entry; AND
  • Must meet certain entry criteria if applying for a VET Student Loan.

Areas of study

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

  • BSBADM502 - Manage meetings
  • BSBADM503 - Plan and manage conferences
  • BSBADM504 - Plan and implement administrative systems
  • BSBADM506 - Manage business document design and development
  • BSBADV503 - Coordinate advertising research
  • BSBADV507 - Develop a media plan
  • BSBADV509 - Create mass print media advertisements
  • BSBADV510 - Create mass electronic media advertisements
  • BSBCON601 - Develop and maintain business continuity plans
  • BSBEBU501 - Investigate and design e-business solutions
  • BSBFIM502 - Manage payroll
  • BSBHRM501 - Manage human resource services
  • BSBHRM502 - Manage human resource management information systems
  • BSBHRM505 - Manage remuneration and employee benefits
  • BSBHRM506 - Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
  • BSBHRM507 - Manage separation or termination
  • BSBHRM509 - Manage rehabilitation or return to work programs
  • BSBHRM510 - Manage mediation processes
  • BSBHRM513 - Manage workforce planning
  • BSBINM501 - Manage an information or knowledge management system
  • BSBINN501 - Establish systems that support innovation
  • BSBINN502 - Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • BSBIPR501 - Manage intellectual property to protect and grow business
  • BSBITB501 - Establish and maintain a workgroup computer network
  • BSBLED502 - Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness
  • BSBMGT403 - Implement continuous improvement
  • BSBMKG501 - Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
  • BSBMKG502 - Establish and adjust the marketing mix
  • BSBMKG506 - Plan market research
  • BSBMKG507 - Interpret market trends and developments
  • BSBMKG508 - Plan direct marketing activities
  • BSBMKG509 - Implement and monitor direct marketing activities
  • BSBMKG510 - Plan e-marketing communications
  • BSBMKG514 - Implement and monitor marketing activities
  • BSBMKG515 - Conduct a marketing audit
  • BSBMKG523 - Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
  • BSBPUB501 - Manage the public relations publication process
  • BSBPUB502 - Develop and manage complex public relations campaigns
  • BSBPUB503 - Manage fundraising and sponsorship activities
  • BSBPUB504 - Develop and implement crisis management plans
  • BSBRSK501 - Manage risk
  • BSBSUS501 - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBWRT501 - Write persuasive copy
Benchmark College Registered by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), Benchmark College (RTO Code 90274) offers 15 different Nationally Recognised Qualifications to people entering the workforce, changing their careers or wanting to turn their skills and knowledge into a qualification.

Benchmark College, see learning as a lifelong journey and a pathway for change and growth. They aim to always have the student at the centre of their service delivery and are committed to providing you with learning support throughout your training.

Benchmark College's diverse range of qualifications provides graduate's opportunities to gain employment in a number of different industries including Early Childhood Education (Child Care), Individual Support (Aged Care), Business, Retail, Warehousing Operations and Training and Assessment.
Benchmark College is dedicated to offering their students access to learning support throughout their entire study journey.

The change and growth that occurs in students while studying is supported and nurtured by the dedicated team at Benchmark. Experienced trainers have the student as their main focus, and are committed to modelling best practice techniques both in and out of the classroom.

Students may also have the opportunity to attend free tutorials and workshops to optimise their learning experience.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • New South Wales: Penrith

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Diploma of Business from Benchmark College.

Graduates are equipped with the wide range of skills needed to pursue roles as executive officers, program and project administrators. Graduates may also wish to pursue Advanced Diploma qualifications in business or management.

Payment options & support

Finance options

Benchmark College offers a range of payment options to suit any budget:

  • Upfront payment - All course costs can be paid in full via VISA/MasterCard, Ezidebit, cheque or bank deposit
  • Payment Plan
  • Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees
  • Eligible students may qualify for NSW Government subsidies for this course

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