SELC’s BSB50215 Diploma of Business allows individuals to apply for various job titles including executive officers, program consultants and program coordinators. Individuals in these roles may possess substantial experience in a range of settings, but seek to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions. SELC’s BSB50215 Diploma in Business may also be suitable for people who have little or no work based experience But who would like to gain theoretical skills and knowledge in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.

Career Opportunities

The qualification gained in SELC’s BSB50215 Diploma of Business allows access to job roles and titles varying across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Administrative Manager
  • Office Administrator
  • Personal Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Accounts Payable Clerk

Qualification structure and course content

This qualification applies to a range of work-based roles in varied contexts. Individuals gaining these skills can conduct meetings, co-ordinate work based activities, establish support based activities and identify work opportunities.

Module A: Manage and plan meetings

BSBADM502  Manage Meetings
BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning

Module B: Coordinate advertising and manage activities

BSBADV503 Coordinate advertising research
BSBADV503 Manage fundraising and sponsorship activities

Module C: Manage and establish systems

BSBINN501 Establish systems that support innovation
BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system

Module D: Analyse marketing opportunities and mix

BSBMKG501 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
BSBMKG502 Establish and adjust the marketing mix

Delivery and Assessment

All vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment types that may include written assignments, case studies, reports, group tasks, portfolios and/or presentations. Students must successfully pass all units to complete the qualification.

All course materials and workbooks are available for free download from SELC’s e-learning platform, or for optional purchase at $10 per unit for hard copy. Assessment workbooks are provided inclusive of course fees.

Sample Timetable

International students undertake 15 hours face-to-face + 5 hours online study per week.

Terms and breaks

SELC Business and Management courses are delivered over 9 weeks terms, with 3 week breaks, with intakes 4 times a year.*

2018 Term Dates
Term 3: 16 Jul to 14 Sep 2018
Term 4: 08 Oct to 07 Dec 2018

* Please note the Christmas/New Year break is 7 weeks.

Exit point/award

BSB50215 Diploma of Business (AQF – Level 5) is a nationally recognised qualification under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course entry duration and requirements


Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or international equivalent

English Level

Non-native English speakers must provide evidence of one of the following:

  • Successful completion of 10 weeks of SELC General English at Upper Intermediate level (plus 80% attendance) or at other approved providers;
  • Score of Upper Intermediate or above on SELC’s placement test. N.B. Tests taken overseas or off-campus must be re-taken on campus prior to finalising enrolments;
  • Cambridge FCE (above 150);
  • IELTS proficiency level of 5.5 or above (minimum of 5 in writing) or equivalent;

Please see here for entry requirements and durations across all SELC vocational courses.