This business course is ideal for someone looking for general business skills to gain employment in management roles in a variety of industries. 

You will cover marketing, managing budgets, conducting projects and other relevant management subjects.

This course allows you to study for a qualification that gives you a broad range of employment options as well as a pathway to further study.

National Code BSB50215
Study Areas Business
Study Level Diploma
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 1 year 
PT: 2+ years,

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill Campus​​

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $3,816.00
Full Tuition Fee $5,736.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $120.00
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies

* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Full time: 1 year (incorporating Certificate IV in Business, but 6 months if entering the diploma directly)

Part time: 2+ years

Box Hill

You must have completed Year 12 or equivalent, or be a mature age applicant. Students who have not completed Year 12 or have work experience should consider completing Certificate IV prior to studying the Diploma of Business.


To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs the Institute and CAE will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

After successful completion, you may choose to apply for further study in: 

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Applied) at Box Hill Institute
  • A Degree qualification at your chosen degree providers

For details of direct entry options into ACU visit ACU articulation.

VTAC and direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 5

After successful completion, you may wish to apply for employment opportunities such as a

  • manager
  • program consultant
  • program coordinator
  • marketing coordinator

Complete 8 units of study in 6 months to complete the Diploma.

Last updated: February 22, 2019 12:59pm