Advanced Diploma of Business

Advanced Diploma of Business

CRICOS Course Code: 087529C

VET National Code: BSB60215

Course Description

The Advanced Diploma of Business course is designed to provide students with necessary skills to perform the roles as Supervisor, Team Leader or Middle Management in Business/Office/Administration environments.

Students who undertake this qualification will gain the skills and knowledge necessary for a business environment, explaining how they contribute to organisational objectives and teach skills needed to work within these functions. This course is also available 100% online with E-learning.

Course Admission Requirements

Australian Professional Skills Institute is CRICOS registered (CRICOS Provider Code 03255G). All students must be over 18 years of age before they can commence this course at APSI.

Domestic Australian Students

  • For  direct entry into Diploma/Advanced Diploma level courses, students must have completed a minimum of Year 12 schooling or equivalent or to be a mature age student (20 years of age and above) with relevant work experience.
    • Students who have not completed Year 12 are permitted to study a certificate level course at APSI prior to the diploma.
  • Students need to demonstrate they have proficiency in English. If students cannot provide documented proof of their English language proficiency, they will be required to sit for a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN) before a place can be offered.

International Students

  • Students need to demonstrate they have proficiency in English. If students cannot provide documented proof of their English language proficiency, they will be required to sit for a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN) before a place can be offered.
    • International students are required to have a minimum of IELTS test results of 5.5 (academic) with no individual band lower than 5, or achieve an equivalent in other forms of testing that satisfy the Institute’s requirement. If an international student does not have any current IELTS score or any recognised English language result, they are required to take an English language test.
  • For  direct entry into Diploma/Advanced Diploma level courses, students must have completed a minimum of Year 12 schooling or equivalent or to be a mature age student (20 years of age and above) with relevant work experience.
    • Students who have not completed Year 12 are permitted to study a certificate level course at APSI prior to the diploma.

Units of Competency

This course consists of 8 elective units of competence as listed below:

Unit Code
Unit Name
Elective Units
BSBHRM602 Manage human resources strategic planning
BSBINN601

Lead and manage organisational change

BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan
BSBMKG603

Manage the marketing process

BSBMKG609 Develop a marketing plan
BSBFIM601 Manage finances
BSBINM601 Manage knowledge and information
BSBMKG606 Manage international marketing programs
Advanced Diploma of Business

Course Details

Intake Dates

Please note this course is approved for SVP (Streamlined Visa Processing)

2017

17 July, 9 October

2018

5 February, 30 April, 16 July, 8 October

This course is also available 100% online with E-learning! Students can commence the online course on any date.

Mode of Delivery
  • Face-to-Face Learning.
  • E-learning (online) available to Domestic Australian fee-for-service students.
Career Outcome

At the end of the course, students will have the well developed skills to take on the following roles in an organisation:

  • Executive Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Marketing Research Analyst
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Program Coordinator
  • Project Officer
  • Marketing Manager
Course Duration

26 weeks which consist of 20 weeks of face-to-face training and 6 weeks of self-paced learning

Entry Requirements
  • Minimum 15 years of age (Domestic Students); Minimum 18 years of age (International Students)
  • Completion of Year 12, high school or equivalent
  • Minimum Academic IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0), Upper-Intermediate Level English or equivalent or completion of Institute literacy test or English language test
Assessment Methods

Assessment is based on the principles of competency based training. 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 are variety of learning styles and a range of assessment strategies are used.
Assessment for each unit of competence will be through a combination of classroom based and work placement tasks. Classroom based assessment includes but is not limited to:

  • Classroom Exercises
  • Asignments
  • Practical Demonstrations
  • Group Activities
  • Projects
  • Verbal and/or written questions

Students are advised well in advance of assessment activities and a student may put forward for consideration any special needs they may have. The assessment criterion is documented in all modules, and workbooks. Dates of assessment 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 assessment may be based on competencies and marks, or a combination of both.

Uniform

Business students are not required to wear any uniform while they attend classes.

Recognition of Prior Learning

APS Institute gives students credits or recognition for skills and knowledge they already possess. An RPL application form can be obtained from APS Institute.

Accreditation

This program is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) at Diploma level. As a registered training organisation, qualifications issued by APS Institute are nationally recognised. If all units of competency are not achieved a Statement of Attainment will be issued for the units that have been successfully completed.

Articulation

Upon completion of the Advanced Diploma of Business, students can continue to study Bachelor of Business with Edith Cowan University  or Australian School of Management in  Western Australia.

The followings are articulation details with Edith Cowan University

Advanced Diploma of Business BSB60207

 Upon successful completion of the Advanced Diploma of Business only, students can gain advanced standing of up to 9 units (135 credit points) toward the Bachelor of Business (G95) single major in Marketing at ECU as follows:

Advanced Diploma modules ECU Units
BSBMGK603B Manage the marketing processBSBMKG608A Develop organisational marketing objectivesBSBMKG609A Develop a marketing Plan MKT3601 Marketing Strategy
BSBMKG605B Evaluate international marketing opportunitiesBSBMKG606B Manage international marketing programs MKT3120 International Marketing
BSBMKG607B Manage market research BUS3100 Business Research Practice

4 X Unspecified Level 1 Electives

2 X Unspecified Level 2 Electives

Students who select any other single major (excluding Accounting) will receive the 3 x named units in the table above (subject to completion of all the relevant modules), plus 4 x L1E and 1 x L2E. A total of 8 units (120 credit points).

Student who select an Accounting major will receive the 3 x named units in the table above (subject to completion of all the relevant modules), plus 3 x L1E. A total of 6 units (90 credit points).

 Diploma of Business BSB50207 and Advanced Diploma of Business BSB60207

 Upon successful completion of the Advanced Diploma of Business BSB50207 and Advanced Diploma of Business BSB60207, students can gain advanced standing of up to 12 units (180 credit points) toward the Bachelor of Business (G95) single major in Marketing at ECU as follows:

Modules completed as part of Diploma and Advanced Diploma  ECU units
BSBMKG515A Conduct a marketing auditBSBMKG501B Identify and evaluate marketing opportunitiesBSBMKG502B Establish and adjust the marketing mix MKT1600 Marketing principles & Practices
BSBMGK508A Plan direct marketing activitiesBSBMGK509A Implement and monitor direct marketing activitiesBSBMKG510B Plan e-marketing communicationsBSBMGK514A Implement and monitor marketing activities

BSBMKG523A Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan

MKT2605 Promotional Marketing
BSBMKG506B Plan market researchBSBMKG507A Interpret market trends and developmentsOrBSBMKG607B Manage market research BUS3100 Business Research Practice
BSBPMG522A Undertake project work MAN3612 Project Management
BSBMGK603B Manage the marketing processBSBMKG608A Develop organisational marketing objectivesBSBMKG609A Develop a marketing Plan MKT3601 Marketing Strategy
BSBMKG605B Evaluate international marketing opportunitiesBSBMKG606B Manage international marketing programs MKT3120 International Marketing

Plus 4 x L1E and 2 x L2E

Students who choose to take an accounting major will receive up to 7 units (105 credit points) of advanced standing

Full details can be viewed on Edith Cowan University’s website.

http://apps.wcms.ecu.edu.au/advanced-standing/course-search

Employment Skills

Breath, depth and complexity covering planning and initiation of alternative approaches to skills and knowledge application across a broad range ot technical and/or management requirements, evaluation and coordination. Self-directed application of knowledge and skills, with substantial depth in some areas where judgement is required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, services and techniques for self and others.

(Source: AQF Implementation Handbook 2007)

Location of Delivery

Wellington Fair, 40 Lord Street, East Perth, WA 6004 Western Australia

Disclaimer

The information contained on this website is current at the time of publishing. Australian Professional Skills Institute reserves the right to change the admission requirements, fees, location of delivery and units of competency whenever necessary. Please contact us for the most current information.