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

The Diploma of Marketing and Communication is suitable for people with a sound theoretical knowledge base in marketing and communication and who demonstrate a range of managerial skills to ensure that functions are effectively conducted in an organisation or business area. Typically they would have responsibility for the work of other staff and lead teams.
The course will cover subjects in:

  • Interpreting market trends and developments and planning market research
  • Creating mass print media advertisements
  • Designing and developing an integrated marketing communication plan
  • Manage budgets and financial plans

After successfully completing the Diploma of Marketing and Communication course, students will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to perform effectively in skills and knowledge needed to perform effectively in a marketing and communication environment and successfully fulfil the duties of a manager or coordinator.

Entry Requirements

Australian Permanent Residents

  • Students must have successfully completed all core units in BSB42415 Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication
    Minimum 18 years of age
  • Successful completion of Year 12, (High School Certificate (HSC) or equivalent), or a Certificate IV in Business or equivalent or be a mature age (20 years of age and above)
  • 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 required to sit a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Test prior to a place being offered in the course.

International Students

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • 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 46 or higher
    • Pearson Test of English (PTE) must have scored 42 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 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.
Course Modules/units

To successfully complete the Diploma of Marketing and Communication, students must complete the following 12 units comprising of three (3) core units and nine (9) elective units.

Core Units
BSBMKG507 Interpret market trends and developments
BSBMKG523 Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
Elective Units
BSBADV509 Create mass print media advertisements
BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBMKG501 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
BSBMKG502 Establish and adjust the marketing mix
BSBMKG506 Plan market research
BSBMKG515 Conduct market audit
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
Intake Dates
  • 2019: 7 Jan, 28 Jan, 18 Feb, 8 Apr, 29 Apr, 20 May, 8 Jul, 29 Jul, 19 Aug, 7 Oct, 28 Oct, 18 Nov
  • 2020: 6 Jan, 27 Jan, 17 Feb, 6 Apr, 27 Apr, 18 May, 6 Jul, 27 Jul, 17 Aug, 5 Oct, 26 Oct, 16 Nov
  • 2021: 4 Jan, 25 Jan, 15 Feb, 5 Apr, 26 Apr, 17 May, 5 Jul, 26 Jul, 16 Aug, 4 Oct, 25 Oct, 15 Nov
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
Perth Campus
10 Victoria Avenue, Perth WA – 6000
Adelaide Campus
Level 1, East 50 Grenfell Street, Zurich House, Adelaide SA – 5000
Career Opportunities

After successfully completing the Diploma of Marketing and Communication students will be able to work in the following job roles:

  • Marketing Manager
  • Account Manager (Advertising)
  • Marketing and Communications Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Sales Manager
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 Diploma Marketing and Communication will lay a foundation for successful students to progress into BSB61315 Advanced Diploma of Marketing and Communication or a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications.

Skills Australia Institute has Institutional Pathway Agreement with Sheridan College for higher studies.

Note: Study pathways may include qualifications or courses that may not be offered at Skills Australia Institute.

The Diploma of Marketing and Communication is suitable for people with a sound theoretical knowledge base in marketing and communication and who demonstrate a range of managerial skills to ensure that functions are effectively conducted in an organisation or business area. Typically they would have responsibility for the work of other staff and lead teams.
The course will cover subjects in:

  • Interpreting market trends and developments and planning market research
  • Creating mass print media advertisements
  • Designing and developing an integrated marketing communication plan
  • Manage budgets and financial plans

After successfully completing the Diploma of Marketing and Communication course, students will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to perform effectively in skills and knowledge needed to perform effectively in a marketing and communication environment and successfully fulfil the duties of a manager or coordinator.

Australian Permanent Residents

  • Students must have successfully completed all core units in BSB42415 Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication
    Minimum 18 years of age
  • Successful completion of Year 12, (High School Certificate (HSC) or equivalent), or a Certificate IV in Business or equivalent or be a mature age (20 years of age and above)
  • 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 required to sit a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Test prior to a place being offered in the course.

International Students

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • 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 46 or higher
    • Pearson Test of English (PTE) must have scored 42 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 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.

To successfully complete the Diploma of Marketing and Communication, students must complete the following 12 units comprising of three (3) core units and nine (9) elective units.

Core Units
BSBMKG507 Interpret market trends and developments
BSBMKG523 Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
Elective Units
BSBADV509 Create mass print media advertisements
BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBMKG501 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
BSBMKG502 Establish and adjust the marketing mix
BSBMKG506 Plan market research
BSBMKG515 Conduct market audit
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • 2019: 7 Jan, 28 Jan, 18 Feb, 8 Apr, 29 Apr, 20 May, 8 Jul, 29 Jul, 19 Aug, 7 Oct, 28 Oct, 18 Nov
  • 2020: 6 Jan, 27 Jan, 17 Feb, 6 Apr, 27 Apr, 18 May, 6 Jul, 27 Jul, 17 Aug, 5 Oct, 26 Oct, 16 Nov
  • 2021: 4 Jan, 25 Jan, 15 Feb, 5 Apr, 26 Apr, 17 May, 5 Jul, 26 Jul, 16 Aug, 4 Oct, 25 Oct, 15 Nov

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.
Perth Campus
10 Victoria Avenue, Perth WA – 6000
Adelaide Campus
Level 1, East 50 Grenfell Street, Zurich House, Adelaide SA – 5000

After successfully completing the Diploma of Marketing and Communication students will be able to work in the following job roles:

  • Marketing Manager
  • Account Manager (Advertising)
  • Marketing and Communications Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Sales Manager

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 Diploma Marketing and Communication will lay a foundation for successful students to progress into BSB61315 Advanced Diploma of Marketing and Communication or a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications.

Skills Australia Institute has Institutional Pathway Agreement with Sheridan College for higher studies.

Note: Study pathways may include qualifications or courses that may not be offered at Skills Australia Institute.

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