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Diploma of Business

The Diploma of Business is ideal for students to get a headstart in business management, leadership, and corporate roles — with a real qualification and practical knowledge.

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Current Status

Next Intake Soon

Delivery Options



18 months
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  • Course Descripition

    The Diploma of Business BSB50120 will get students ready to apply for a range of roles straight out of high school, study further, or pursue their own business ideas. Equipped with practical, real-world skills and a nationally recognised qualification, students will be set for life in a variety of industries and roles.

    Thrive in a fast-paced business environment, with units of competency that cover leadership, marketing, social media, customer service, management, sustainability, finance, and administration. Then back it all up with experiences that will help students build their network and find out what it takes to succeed in a fast-paced business environment.

    This course has been specifically tailored by Get Set Education to engage and equip Australian high school students. We offer flexible delivery options for the Diploma of Business, with students able to study online or in their school classroom.

  • Course Details


    BSB50120 Diploma of Business



    Course duration

    Over three semesters (18 months)

    Year levels

    Commencing in Year 10 or Year 11

    Next intake

    July 2024

    Delivery method

    Flexible delivery (see below)


    Participation in projects, written questions, case studies, role plays, research, and reports

    Course fees

    Tuition fees depend on the delivery method:

    $899 (in-classroom, led by teacher*)
    $1849 (online, led by Get Set trainer)

    * Special rates available for teachers who run the courses

    Note: tuition fees include a non-refundable $49 enrolment fee. Additional charges may apply where students require extra copies of qualifications, records of results, or statements of attainment.

    Payment options

    Pay upfront or via a monthly payment plan

  • Delivery Modes

    Get Set Education offers two delivery modes for this course, depending on student needs, class sizes, and location.

    School Based, Teacher-Led

    Schools may enter into a third-party agreement with Get Set Education to offer this course. Suitably qualified teachers are provided with support, professional development, and resources to deliver the course face-to-face, along with an online learning component. Studies are based at the learner’s school, combined with the online learning platform.

    Online Based, Trainer-Led

    Students login and work on the course from anywhere and access their weekly scheduled lesson via the online learning platform. They’ll have access to our qualified trainer who will do weekly progress check-ins and provide virtual support.

    In addition, all learners must undertake non-structured learning activities such as self-initiated learning, relevant research, and private study, prep, and follow up. Plus, other relevant activities (pending trainer’s approval) such as attending expos, watching webinars, and undertaking relevant non-accredited training courses.

  • Requirements

    There are no prerequisites for this qualification. However, to make sure you can keep up with the assessment and modules, Get Set Education requires that students have:

    • A pass in Year 10 English
    • Appropriate Language, Literacy, and Numeracy skills (each student will need to complete an online assessment prior to finalising enrolment to ensure the course is suitable)
    • A computer or laptop to access the online platform during class and in their own time
    • An interest in business subjects
    • Permission from parent/guardian (if under 18 years of age)
  • Course Units

    The BSB50120 Diploma of Business requires the completion of 12 units of competency, including five core units and seven elective units. Students must complete a minimum of four Group E elective units in order to specialise in Business Development.
    Unit CodeUnit TitleCore/Elective
    BSBCRT511Develop critical thinking in othersCore
    BSBFIN501Manage budgets and financial plansCore
    BSBSUS511Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainabilityCore
    BSBXCM501Lead communication in the workplaceCore
    BSBOPS501Manage business resourcesCore
    BSBOPS601Develop and implement business plansElective (Group A)
    BSBOPS504Manage business riskElective (Group A)
    SIRXMGT005Lead the development of business opportunitiesElective (Group E)
    BSBMKG541Identify and evaluate marketing opportunitiesElective (Group E)
    BSBOPS505Manage organisational customer serviceElective (Group E)
    BSBMKG546Develop social media engagement plansElective (Group E)
    SIRXMKT006Develop a social media strategyElective (Group E)
  • Course Credits

    If you have already completed training with another RTO or have evidence of equivalent studies, we can grant you credit towards your course for applicable units of competency. Students can submit a Credit Application Form as part of their enrolment.

  • Pathways & Outcomes

    Once you have successfully completed the BSB50120 Diploma of Business you’ll be qualified for a range of jobs in the business industry, such as:

    • Business Manager
    • Business Development Manager
    • Administrator
    • Executive Officer
    • Program Consultant
    • Program Coordinator
    • Business Owner

    Alternatively, learners who complete this course may wish to continue their education into an Advanced Diploma level qualification or higher education. Graduates may qualify for university pathways like guaranteed entry into certain degrees or credit points towards courses.

  • Your Trainer/Facilitator

    Kate Walsh presenting a certificate to a student

    This course was developed by Kate Taylor, Founder of Get Set Education. She’s worked across various roles in business, education, and training for 10+ years, including high school and university education. Kate is an expert in providing great quality education materials and hands-on support to teachers and trainers.

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More About This Course

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