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Diploma of Business Administration

TAFE NSW Course Number: BSB50415R1-01V01
National Course Code: BSB50415
Location: Blacktown
Study Type: Full Time
Start Date: 17 Jul 2017
Hours/Week: 10
Duration: 18 weeks
Nominal Hours: 300

Course description

This qualification would apply to individuals with various job titles including administration managers, general office managers and office managers. Individuals in these roles may possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work and/or the work of a team.

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

We highly recommend you complete a personalised career and study profile to confirm this course is right for you, you will find the Career Voyage link under Need Help Deciding below.

Other information

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If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

What are the entry requirements? (including Recognition of Prior Learning)

There are no entry requirements for this qualification

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

Under 17 and wanting to leave school?

Under 17 and wanting to leave school?

If you are under 17 and want to leave school, your options have been affected by a recent change in NSW law. From January 2010 you must complete Year 10 and then continue in either full-time education, training, paid employment or a combination of these options until you’re at least 17 years of age. More information about options for school students under 17 is available from the NSW Department of Education and Communities - The new school leaving age.

Pathway to university or higher education

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What are the units I am required to complete?
  • BSBPMG522 – Undertake project work
  • BSBADM502 – Manage meetings
  • BSBWOR501 – Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBADM504 – Plan and implement administrative systems
  • BSBADM503 – Plan and manage conferences
  • BSBWOR502 – Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • BSBADM506 – Manage business document design and development
  • BSBCUS501 – Manage quality customer service

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see for the full list of elective units available within this course.

How much is the course?

The indicative cost of this course is $2,850.

Textbooks are required for this course at an additional cost of up to $160.00.
For details of all fees, including concessions and exemptions, please see the Fees and Financial Assistance page on the WSI website.

CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensus DateAmount
17BLT00266Diploma of Business Administration-UOS117 Jul 201724 Sep 20177 Aug 2017$950
17BLT00269Diploma of Business Administration-UOS217 Jul 201724 Sep 20174 Sep 2017$950
17BLT00272Diploma of Business Administration-UOS39 Oct 20173 Dec 20176 Nov 2017$950

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

If you would like more information about VET Student Loans please visit the TAFE NSW website or contact us on 131 870.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

What is the proposed timetable?

Start Date: 17 Jul 2017

Full Time: 10 hours per week x 18 Weeks

Mondays and Wednesdays at 9 am to 2.30 pm (subject to change).

Need help deciding?

Our free online career and study planning tool can help.

You will receive a personalised career and study profile based on your responses. If you would like to discuss your results in person, please contact our Counselling and Career Development Unit by calling 131 870 to make an appointment. To get started click the link below:

Career Voyage

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

From 1 January 2015, all students participating in Nationally Recognised Training in Australia will need to have a Unique Student Identifier, or USI.

This includes students completing an apprenticeship, skill set, certificate or diploma course.

A USI gives you access to your online USI account and will contain all of your nationally recognised training records and results from 1 January 2015 onwards. Your results will be available in your USI account in 2016.

When applying for a job or enrolling in further study, you will often need to provide your training records and results. One of the main benefits of the USI is that you will have easy access to your training records and results throughout your life.

How to get a USI

It is free and easy for you to create your own USI online at Your local Customer Service office can also provide further information and assistance. If you already have your USI you can enrol with TAFE WSI.

How do I enrol?

To register your interest in this course, please use the Apply option

You are also required to attend an Compulsory Information Session on
Wednesday, 31 May or Wednesday, 7 June or Wednesday, 21 June 2017 between 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm or 6 pm to 7 pm
Blacktown College
Block C Lounge First Floor
Corner of Main Street and Newton Rd

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI follow this link. If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further information about the course or to enrol, please call the Customer Service Centre on 131 870.

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