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Diploma of Business Administration

TAFE NSW Course Number: BSB50415R1-01V01
National Course Code: BSB50415
Location: Blacktown
Study Type: Part Time Evening
Start Date: 17 Jul 2017
Hours/Week: 6
Duration: 36 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.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

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

Thinking of studying next year? Not sure if you should go to TAFE or uni? Let us help you decide. At TAFE NSW - Western Sydney Institute we offer you the flexibility to fast-forward your career with Pathways.

Choosing to study at TAFE before going on to uni can see you graduating and entering a competitive workforce sooner — and not with one, but two, nationally recognised qualifications! For more information visit

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

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

CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensus DateAmount
17BLT00346Diploma of Business Administration - UOS117 Jul 201724 Sep 20174 Sep 2017$713
17BLT00349Diploma of Business Administration - UOS29 Oct 20173 Dec 20176 Nov 2017$713
18BLT00073Diploma of Business Administration - UOS35 Feb 201815 Apr 20185 Mar 2018$713
18BLT00076Diploma of Business Administration - UOS430 Apr 201822 Jun 20184 Jun 2018$711

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

Part Time Evening: 6 hours per week x 36 Weeks

Classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6 pm - 9 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 apply for this course, please use the Apply option or contact the TAFE NSW Western Sydney Service Centre for assistance on 131 870.

Once you have applied for this course online, please attend one of the following Compulsory Information Sessions:
Times are 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm or 6 pm to 7 pm.
Dates are:
Wednesday 31 May 2017
Wednesday 7 June 2017
Wednesday 21 June 2017
Wednesday 19 July 2017
Blacktown College - Block C Lounge, First Floor, Corner of Main Street and Newton Road, Blacktown

Please bring your original HSC or Certificate IV or above with you when you attend an Information Session so you can be assessed for eligibility for a VET Student Loan.

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 if you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI. Please advise TAFE NSW Western Sydney your USI number at the time of enrolment.

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