Nationally Recognised
Training
Course Duration
52 Weeks
Study Mode
Classroom
Course Overview

The Advanced Diploma of Business reflects the role of individuals who with significant experience in a senior administrative role who are seeking to develop expertise across a wider range of business functions.
The qualification is suited to individuals who possess significant theoretical business skills and knowledge.
The course will cover subjects in:

  • Developing advertising campaigns
  • Developing and implementing business plans
  • Developing marketing plans
  • Managing finances

After successfully completing the Advanced Diploma of Business course, students will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to consolidate and build pathways to further educational or employment opportunities

Entry Requirements

International Students

  • Minimum 18 years of age.

Academic Requirements:

  • Successful completion of Year 12, (High School Certificate (HSC) OR equivalent)
  • Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions); OR
  • Have two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise.

English Requirements:

It is essential that international students must exhibit a strong command of the English language. Undertaken one of the following English Language Tests and met the minimum score.

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 5.5 in the Academic section and no band less than 5.0 for the other sections.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-Based Test must have scored 40 or higher.
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) must have scored 38 or higher.
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) ESOL test must have score 162 or higher.
  • Evidence that English is the medium of instruction at the student’s school and has been for the last two (2) years. The student has a satisfactory grade in the language.

If the student does not have current proof of one of the above listed English Language Tests, they will be required to take an English Placement Test administered by Skills Australia Institute (SAI). The student’s Education Agent can manage the English Proficiency Exam on behalf of SAI.

Australian Permanent Residents

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Successful completion of Year 12, (High School Certificate (HSC) OR equivalent), OR a Diploma OR equivalent OR be a mature age.

English Requirement:

  • Students need to demonstrate that they have a proficiency in English and a basic understanding of Maths. For students who cannot supply documented proof on their academic and English language proficiency, they will be required to sit a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Test prior to a place being offered in the course.
Course Modules/units

To successfully complete the Advanced Diploma of Business, students must complete the following ten (10) elective units.

Course Units and Elective Units
BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area
BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change
BSBINS601 Manage knowledge and information
BSBSTR602 Develop organisational strategies
BSBFIN601 Manage Organisational Finances
BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
BSBOPS601 Develop and implement business plans
BSBSUS601 Lead corporate social responsibility
BSBTEC601 Review organisational digital strategy
BSBHRM614 Contribute to strategic workforce planning
Intake Dates
  • 2024: 22 Jan, 19 Feb, 08 Apr, 06 May, 03 Jun, 22 Jul, 19 Aug, 07 Oct, 04 Nov, 02 Dec
  • 2025: 20 Jan, 17 Feb, 07 Apr, 5 May, 02 Jun, 21 Jul, 18 Aug, 6 Oct, 03 Nov, 01 Dec
Course Duration

52 Weeks Two (2) Semesters = 26 weeks each Consisting of:

  • Four (4) Terms of Study = 10 weeks each, plus
  • A three (3) week break at the end of each Term = 12 weeks.
Course Cost
Course Location
Cannington Campus
230 Railway Parade, Cannington WA 6107
Adelaide Campus
Level 1, East 50 Grenfell Street, Zurich House, Adelaide SA – 5000
Career Opportunities

After successfully completing the Diploma of Business, students will be able to work in the following job roles:

  • Executive Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Program Coordinator
  • Project Officer
Assessment

The Assessment Process is based on the principles of competency based training. The performance of learners is assessed on their ability to perform the task(s) to industry standards. In order to ensure the principles of validity are upheld variety of learning styles and a range of assessment strategies are used.
Assessment for each unit of competency will be through a combination of classroom based and work placement tasks. Classroom based assessments include but are not limited to:

  • Classroom Exercises
  • Assignments
  • Practical Demonstrations
  • Group Activities
  • Projects
  • Verbal and/or Written Questions

Students are advised well in advance of the assessment activities and a student may put forward for consideration, any special needs they may have. The assessment criterion is documented in all units and workbooks. Dates of the assessments are provided on the first day of class along with a timetable. Students may be assessed by a combination of continuous assessments and examinations. Continuous assessments may be based on competencies and marks or a combination of both.

Payment Option

Payment Options

If you wish to accept the offer, you need to sign the Acceptance of Offer form together with the minimum payment of fees. You can use the following payment methods:

  • Cash or EFTPOS in person at SAI’s Perth campus
  • Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard) via PayPal on the student invoice

We accept credit card payments (Visa or MasterCard only) and a 1% surcharge will be added to the total amount. You can download our Credit Card Authorisation form HERE

Bank draft or money order payable to “Skills Australia Institute” and send to SAI’s Perth campus (all bank drafts must be in $AUD Australian dollars to an Australian bank)

Electronic Bank transfer (Telegraphic Transfer) from an overseas bank account

Bank Account Details:

Name of Bank: Commonwealth Bank
Branch Address: 413 Albany Highway
Victoria Park WA 6100
Australia
Account Name: Excellent Accounts Pty Ltd ( Skills Australia Institute )
BSB: 066128
Account Number: 10626125
SWIFT Code for International Transfer: CTBAAU2S (For International Transfer Only)

Note:

All fees must be paid in Australian dollars. Please put your full name or invoice number as reference. An official receipt will be sent to you once your payment is verified. To confirm your payment, please email a copy of the bank transfer receipt to info@skillsaustralia.edu.au

Further Studies

Successful completion of the Advanced Diploma of Business will lay a foundation for successful students to progress into a Bachelor of Business program.
Note: Study pathways may include qualifications or courses that may not be offered at Skills Australia Institute.

The Advanced Diploma of Business reflects the role of individuals who with significant experience in a senior administrative role who are seeking to develop expertise across a wider range of business functions.
The qualification is suited to individuals who possess significant theoretical business skills and knowledge.
The course will cover subjects in:

  • Developing advertising campaigns
  • Developing and implementing business plans
  • Developing marketing plans
  • Managing finances

After successfully completing the Advanced Diploma of Business course, students will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to consolidate and build pathways to further educational or employment opportunities

International Students

  • Minimum 18 years of age.

Academic Requirements:

  • Successful completion of Year 12, (High School Certificate (HSC) OR equivalent)
  • Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions); OR
  • Have two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise.

English Requirements:

It is essential that international students must exhibit a strong command of the English language. Undertaken one of the following English Language Tests and met the minimum score.

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 5.5 in the Academic section and no band less than 5.0 for the other sections.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-Based Test must have scored 40 or higher.
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) must have scored 38 or higher.
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) ESOL test must have score 162 or higher.
  • Evidence that English is the medium of instruction at the student’s school and has been for the last two (2) years. The student has a satisfactory grade in the language.

If the student does not have current proof of one of the above listed English Language Tests, they will be required to take an English Placement Test administered by Skills Australia Institute (SAI). The student’s Education Agent can manage the English Proficiency Exam on behalf of SAI.

Australian Permanent Residents

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Successful completion of Year 12, (High School Certificate (HSC) OR equivalent), OR a Diploma OR equivalent OR be a mature age.

English Requirement:

  • Students need to demonstrate that they have a proficiency in English and a basic understanding of Maths. For students who cannot supply documented proof on their academic and English language proficiency, they will be required to sit a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Test prior to a place being offered in the course.

To successfully complete the Advanced Diploma of Business, students must complete the following ten (10) elective units.

Course Units and Elective Units
BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area
BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change
BSBINS601 Manage knowledge and information
BSBSTR602 Develop organisational strategies
BSBFIN601 Manage Organisational Finances
BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
BSBOPS601 Develop and implement business plans
BSBSUS601 Lead corporate social responsibility
BSBTEC601 Review organisational digital strategy
BSBHRM614 Contribute to strategic workforce planning
  • 2024: 22 Jan, 19 Feb, 08 Apr, 06 May, 03 Jun, 22 Jul, 19 Aug, 07 Oct, 04 Nov, 02 Dec
  • 2025: 20 Jan, 17 Feb, 07 Apr, 5 May, 02 Jun, 21 Jul, 18 Aug, 6 Oct, 03 Nov, 01 Dec

52 Weeks Two (2) Semesters = 26 weeks each Consisting of:

  • Four (4) Terms of Study = 10 weeks each, plus
  • A three (3) week break at the end of each Term = 12 weeks.
Cannington Campus
230 Railway Parade, Cannington WA 6107
Adelaide Campus
Level 1, East 50 Grenfell Street, Zurich House, Adelaide SA – 5000

After successfully completing the Diploma of Business, students will be able to work in the following job roles:

  • Executive Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Program Coordinator
  • Project Officer

The Assessment Process is based on the principles of competency based training. The performance of learners is assessed on their ability to perform the task(s) to industry standards. In order to ensure the principles of validity are upheld variety of learning styles and a range of assessment strategies are used.
Assessment for each unit of competency will be through a combination of classroom based and work placement tasks. Classroom based assessments include but are not limited to:

  • Classroom Exercises
  • Assignments
  • Practical Demonstrations
  • Group Activities
  • Projects
  • Verbal and/or Written Questions

Students are advised well in advance of the assessment activities and a student may put forward for consideration, any special needs they may have. The assessment criterion is documented in all units and workbooks. Dates of the assessments are provided on the first day of class along with a timetable. Students may be assessed by a combination of continuous assessments and examinations. Continuous assessments may be based on competencies and marks or a combination of both.

Payment Options

If you wish to accept the offer, you need to sign the Acceptance of Offer form together with the minimum payment of fees. You can use the following payment methods:

  • Cash or EFTPOS in person at SAI’s Perth campus
  • Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard) via PayPal on the student invoice

We accept credit card payments (Visa or MasterCard only) and a 1% surcharge will be added to the total amount. You can download our Credit Card Authorisation form HERE

Bank draft or money order payable to “Skills Australia Institute” and send to SAI’s Perth campus (all bank drafts must be in $AUD Australian dollars to an Australian bank)

Electronic Bank transfer (Telegraphic Transfer) from an overseas bank account

Bank Account Details:

Name of Bank: Commonwealth Bank
Branch Address: 413 Albany Highway
Victoria Park WA 6100
Australia
Account Name: Excellent Accounts Pty Ltd ( Skills Australia Institute )
BSB: 066128
Account Number: 10626125
SWIFT Code for International Transfer: CTBAAU2S (For International Transfer Only)

Note:

All fees must be paid in Australian dollars. Please put your full name or invoice number as reference. An official receipt will be sent to you once your payment is verified. To confirm your payment, please email a copy of the bank transfer receipt to info@skillsaustralia.edu.au

Successful completion of the Advanced Diploma of Business will lay a foundation for successful students to progress into a Bachelor of Business program.
Note: Study pathways may include qualifications or courses that may not be offered at Skills Australia Institute.

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