BSB50215 – Diploma of Business

Course Overview

Business is the application of functions within an enterprise in accordance with certain policies, procedures and practices to facilitate an effective business environment. We recommend this course for business professionals who are looking to further develop their knowledge and skills in areas such as professional development, sustainability practices, employee selection and business risks.

This course aims to develop knowledge of business functions by explaining and drawing on modern practices and methods to achieve business objectives. It engenders a holistic approach to the role of the business environment within industry, society and promotes the ability to identify factors that impact most on efficient business operations.

Course Duration

1 Year (52 Weeks).

Mode of Delivery

The mode of delivery for this course is face-to-face.

Delivery Location: Level 2, 197-207 Church Street, PARRAMATTA NSW 2150

Who Should Undertake This Qualification

This qualification is aimed at students who would like to enhance their skills and knowledge to create further educational and employment opportunities for themselves.

Target Group 1

The first target group for this qualification is for existing business professionals requiring a formal qualification through recognition of prior learning. This group of candidates will normally consist of:

  • Executive officers
  • Program consultants
  • Program coordinators
  • Manager
  • Supervisor etc.

Target Group 2

This group of candidates will normally consist of:

  • People looking for a career change
  • People who need this qualification for employment purposes
  • People seeking a formal qualification
  • People with some business experience seeking a formal qualification
  • People taking on an executive role within their organisation and seeking a formal qualification

If you do not identify yourself with one of the target groups, please call the office on +61 2 8844 1000 and one of our training consultants will discuss this further with you so that an informed decision can be made.

Student Entry Requirements

  • All students must be of the age of 18 years or over at the time of applying for admission
  • Entry into this course requires IELTS band score of 5.5 or equivalent in line with Department of Home Affairs regulations
  • Satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification is required for entry into this course.

Mature age students will also be considered without the minimum education requirements but with relevant work experience within chosen area of study and a demonstrated capacity to meet course requirements.

Technology Literacy Requirements:

  • Ability to produce and present high-level word-processed documents/reports of several pages.
  • Ability to obtain, interpret, evaluate and present information from a variety of sources (reading or the internet or via other assistive technology).
  • Ability to analyse, research and provide statistical data based on specific business trends.

Entry requirements will be checked at enrolment in line with the Richmond School of Business Student Selection and Enrolment Policy and Procedures.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

The students will also be required to undertake an LLN test to identify if they will require additional learning support and if the identified level of additional support is within RSB capabilities to deliver. Based on the group of students that this course is designed for all are expected to have high- level of LLN capabilities.

Learner Support

On the basis of the individual’s LLN test outcomes, the School will arrange appropriate learner support in the following areas:

  • Language
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy

Prospective students who require additional support services to those offered by Richmond School of Business, will need to verify that these support options are available before enrolment by calling the office on +61 2 8844 1000.

Please note that the support services offered above form part of the reasonable adjustments options offered by Richmond School of Business. If a student needs access to the support services listed above, no additional fees apply.

Support from Trainers / Assessors

Each enrolled student will have access to trainer / assessor support. Trainers / assessors can be contacted by telephone and email during business hours. There is no additional cost to chat with a trainer or assessor. All of our trainers and assessors are passionate industry experts who are available to guide you through your learning experience.

Student Support Services Department

Richmond School of Business has a dedicated Student Support Services Department which provides administrative support to enrolled students (e.g. how to log into the online learning system, etc.).

Student Welfare

RSB is committed to the academic success and emotional wellbeing of its students. RSB student support staff, Academic Manager and the Principal will offer initial student welfare advice. For students needing professional counselling, RSB has contracted an external qualified Student Welfare Counsellor, Mrs Judith Bowler. RSB Principal may refer students to Mrs Bowler for counselling/welfare advice, if/when required.

RSB will pay for the first consultation. Subsequent consultation charges will be borne by the student.

Unique Student Identifier

Each student must provide their USI (Unique Student Identifier) before they are to commence their studies. If you do not have a USI, you can create one at:

RSB will assist students to create their USI if required. Students must contact or the RSB Reception Desk at +61 28844 1000 if they face any challenges with creating their USI.

Assessment Overview

Each unit comprises of assessment tasks such as theoretical questioning, Project (Contains case study and written report), Applied questions, presentations and Role play must be completed in full before being submitted for marking. Assessments for qualifications are competency based, which means students are assessed against the unit of competency (unit) requirements.

Assessment marking system:

  • Competent (C) result: the student’s submitted work satisfies the learning requirements and all competency standards for the unit (in accordance with the National Register
  • Not Yet Competent (NYC) result: the student’s submitted work does not demonstrate their understanding of all competency standards in the unit. If a student receives a ‘Not Yet Competent’ outcome, he or she will receive written feedback from a trainer/assessor, clearly outlining where the gaps are. The student will then be required to rectify these gaps and re-submit their assessment for marking.

Once a student receives a satisfactory result for all required assessment tasks a competent (C) outcome will be awarded for the entire unit. The student must demonstrate their understanding of all competency standards in each unit before receiving a competent outcome.

Students have three (3) attempts to demonstrate competency, otherwise a unit re-enrolment fee applies (please see fee schedule contained in the Student Handbook).

Unit of Competency

Upon successful completion of this unit, students are expected to have learnt:

  • How to execute tasks associated with the recruitment cycle and apply in-depth knowledge of the work of the organisation, and how recruitment and selection practices fit with other human resources functions.
  • How to support recruitment, selection and induction functions under the direction of a human resource manager.

Upon successful completion of this unit, students are expected to have learnt:

  • How to manage personal work priorities and professional development.
  • How to create systems and process to organise information and prioritise tasks.

Upon successful completion of this unit, students are expected to have learnt:

  • How to manage a range of meetings including overseeing the meeting preparation processes, chairing meetings, organising the minutes and reporting meeting outcomes.
  • How to organise and manage meetings within their workplace, including conducting or managing administrative tasks in providing agendas and meeting material.

Upon successful completion of this unit, students are expected to have learnt:

  • How to develop strategies to manage organisational systems that ensure products and services are delivered and maintained to standards agreed by the organisation.
  • How to supervise the provision of quality customer service within an organisation’s procedures framework by others.

Upon successful completion of this unit, students are expected to have learnt:

  • How to plan for or review the requirements of effective administrative systems and procedures for implementing, monitoring and reviewing the system.

Upon successful completion of this unit, students are expected to have learnt:

  • How to manage risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting.
  • How to implement change across the organisation, business unit, program or project area.

Upon successful completion of this unit, students are expected to have learnt:

  • How to organise training for others for an information or knowledge management system and to manage the use of the system.
  • How key information and corporate knowledge are retained, accessible to others and improve business outcomes.
  • How information or knowledge management systems comprise policies, protocols, procedures and practices to manage information or knowledge within the organisation and among relevant stakeholders

Upon successful completion of this unit, students are expected to have learnt:

  • How to identify, evaluate and take advantage of marketing opportunities by analysing market data, distinguishing characteristics of possible markets and assessing viability of changes to operations.

Learner Resources

Richmond School of Business will provide its students with access to a wide range of learning resources. Some of those resources have been developed in-house whereas some other resources have been purchased from reputable resource providers available in the market. The resources available to students are in the form of Power point slides on each unit, Learner’s Guide or Student Workbook, access to ‘Handout’ folders in the Student online portal, which will contain handouts under each of the unit’s assessment resources.  All students will be given the opportunity to obtain the soft copies of available resources, should they desire.

There are computers available at the campus for general student use. However, for ease of computer access for personal study purposes, the School encourages students to bring their own laptops/media devices when attending the School.

Course Fees

The course fee is inclusive of the following items;

  • The learning resources.
  • Trainer and assessor support by phone and email.
  • Up to 1 Year (52 Weeks) months to complete the course.
  • Support services listed in Learner Support.
  • Certificate and Record of Results issuance (does not include replacement certificates).

Bank Details

For direct deposit, please contact Student Support for Richmond School of Business bank details.

Once a student has submitted the Enrolment Form, payment for the course must be made immediately.

Fees Schedule

Enrolment Fee: $250.00

Course Tuition Fee: $8,000.00

Enrolment Fee (non-refundable) $250.00 Before CoE is issued
Tuition Fee Instalments
First Instalment $2,000.00 Before CoE is issued
Second Instalment $2,000.00 Week 12th from course start date
Third Instalment $2,000.00 Week 24th from course start date
Final Instalment $2,000.00 Week 36th from course start date