Diploma of Business

This course meets the 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

You’ve got a knack for solving problems and like thinking big-picture. Turn that into an exciting new career with this Diploma of Business (BSB50215) course from Patrick Careers Academy.

Designed for a broad range of students seeking foundation business knowledge, this course is suited for anyone from new school graduates taking their first step into an entry-level business job, to entrepreneurs seeking the skills required to start a new business venture, to staff members looking to progress to a management role. If you’re seeking practical, relevant skills and knowledge for working in the diverse and challenging business world, this industry-relevant course is your first step. 

With flexible study options, this course is available either online or in the classroom, and will be completed in just 40 weeks. 


There are no prerequisites for this course.

What You’ll Learn

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

Core subjects:

  • BSBADM502 – Manage meetings
  • BSBADM503 – Plan and manage conferences
  • BSBPMG522 – Undertake project work
  • BSBCUS501 – Manage quality customer service
  • BSBWOR501 – Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBRSK501 – Manage risk
  • BSBMKG527 – Plan social media engagement

Elective subjects:

  • BSBHRM501 – Manage human resources services
  • BSBHRM506 – Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes
  • BSBMKG501 – Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
  • BSBMKG510 – Plan e-marketing communications
  • BSBMKG514 – Implement and monitor marketing activities

Why study with Patrick Careers Academy?

Get on the right pathway to success with a nationally accredited Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Business Administration, Leadership and Management, Marketing or more from Patrick Careers Academy.

With over 9,000 graduates under their belt, you can trust Patrick Careers Academy to give you the thorough training and confidence to succeed. Between 2010 and 2015, Patrick Careers Academy achieved a 95-100% placement rate for Diploma graduates seeking full-time employment or choosing to continue on to university. Discover the Patrick Careers Academy difference today!

Student Support

Patrick Careers Academy’s philosophy is all about nurturing student’s needs and creating a learner-friendly environment.

They’ve created and enlisted a range of recourses to help make every step of your study journey as seamless as possible. Head to their student info hub, which includes helpful study, tips, student handbook and loads more.

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:

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Diploma of Business (BSB50215) course from Patrick Careers Academy.

This qualification will enable you to seek employment in a wide range of management and team coordination roles in businesses across a diverse range of industries. You'll develop the skills and knowledge required to succeed in a project manager, team leader or accounts manager role in industries including finance, engineering, arts and media, construction, education, hospitality and retail service, and may choose to establish your own business or venture. 

Curious about where a career in business could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Patrick Careers Academy offers upfront payment or payment plans for this course.

Study Online
Option 1: Payment plan - 11 monthly repayments of $458.33 plus one repayment of $458.37
Option 2: Upfront payment of $5,550

Study On-Campus
Option 1: 17 fortnightly repayments of $950 plus one repayment of $300
Option 2: 7 monthly repayments $2,350
Option 3: Repayments of $4,112.50 due each semester (4 in total) on each census date
Option 4: Upfront payment of $16,450

Payment assistance may be available for eligible students.