Diploma of Business BSB50120

Diploma of Business BSB50120

This qualification is ideally suited to those who are wanting to start their own business or step up to a leadership or management position within a company.  The qualification focuses on developing your business knowledge and management skills, equipping you to develop workplace documentation, implement modern operational planning techniques; coach, develop and encourage staff, set, and achieve performance targets and manage business risk.

For individuals currently working in manager, supervisor and team leader roles, this Diploma of Business is a perfect path to gain a formal qualification to enhance existing experience.

Potential Career Outcomes

  • Operations Manager
  • Office Supervisor
  • Team Leader
  • Business Analyst
  • Supervisor
  • Business Owner

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The entry requirements are that applicants to this course must have successfully completed year 12 or be mature agedAll candidates will be required to complete a Pre-Training interview prior to enrolment, to determine the individual’s suitability for the training program.Additional entry requirements apply for international students.
Refer to the information on the international student page.

Licensing & Regulatory Requirements

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Mandatory IT Proficiency Requirements

Students are required to access and download their course materials and assessments online.

Grayclay uses online discussions apps such as Microsoft Teams or Zoom to connect the trainer with students.

It is expected the student will already be proficient in the use of a computer/laptop and know how to;

  • Download and save documents from website
  • Create, save, and edit documents
  • Upload documents through websites
  • Access and research the internet
  • Compress image files
  • Connect digital cameras
  • Download and store images

Students will interpret and act on available information using existing knowledge of:

  • operating systems (Windows and/or MacOS)
  • office suites (Microsoft Office etc)
  • presentation software (PowerPoint, Keynote etc)
  • search engines (Google, Bing, etc)
  • word processing software
  • databases
  • spreadsheets & graphs

Minimum age

You will need to be at least 18 years old.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy


  • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (or higher)


All candidates will be required to participate in an interview prior to enrolment to determine the individual’s suitability for the training program.

Full Time
(1 Term = 10 weeks)
*Self-directedDuration (Months)
Fee for Service
Domestic Students (Live-Stream)
4 X 10-week blocks
(2 week break between each term)
**International Students
(With a Student Visa)
4 X 10-week blocks
(2 week break between each terms)

Full Time Study Load

International Hours
*On Campus and/or Live stream 15
Self-study 5
Assessments 2
Self-directed N/A
Total hours per week 22
Self-directed learning 20
Assessments 2
Total hours per week 22


  • Domestic self directed learners may join live stream classes at timetabled sessions.

*Self-directed students with prior underpinning knowledge and skill may progress through the course faster than others that are do not. We encourage those that do have existing skills and knowledge to apply for Recognition.

**Those with a Student Visa must comply with their visa study obligations.  Visa Entitlement Verification Online, also known as VEVO, is a secure and free web-based service available anywhere, whether inside or outside Australia, any time. VEVO allows you to check your visa details online and provides information about your visa conditions and entitlements.

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The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all units from the list below.

Core Units

Unit Code and Title:

  • BSBCRT511 - Develop critical thinking in others
  • BSBFIN501 - Manage budgets and financial plans
  • BSBOPS501 - Manage business resources
  • BSBTWK301 - Use inclusive work practices
  • BSBSUS511 - Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
  • BSBXCM501 - Lead communication in the workplace

Elective Units

Unit Code and Title:

  • BSBXCS402 - Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
  • BSBOPS503 - Develop administrative systems
  • BSBOPS504 - Manage business risk
  • BSBPMG430 - Undertake project work
  • BSBSTR503 - Develop organisational policy
  • BSBHRM525 - Manage recruitment and onboarding
  • BSBOPS502 - Manage business operational plans

On completion of BSB50120 Diploma in Business graduates will have the opportunity to pathway to Bachelor of Business.

Southern Cross University (SCU)

Entry into a Southern Cross University course is subject to the learner meeting the English language course proficiency requirements.
Credit is offered to both domestic and international students.

Grayclay QualificationSouthern Cross University QualificationAvailable creditsCredit Points awardedTotal Course Credit PointsGuaranteed Credit?CRICOS codes
BSB50120 Diploma of BusinessBachelor of Business and EnterpriseCredit granted: 8 units, of a total of 24 (33% of the course) – 6 unspecified block credit units; 2 specified units:96288Yesgeneral: 105618D/102201J | Sydney/Melbourne: 111081D
BSB50120 Diploma of BusinessBachelor of Legal and Justice StudiesCredit granted: 4 units, of a total of 24 (16% of the course) – 4 unspecified elective units.48288Yes022342G
BSB50120 Diploma of BusinessBachelor of Business in Hotel ManagementCredit granted: 8 units, of a total of 24 (33% of the course) – 3 unspecified units, as determined by the course coordinator; 5 specified units:96288YesThe Hotel School Sydney: 111082C
BSB50120 Diploma of BusinessBusiness Associate Degree of International Hotel and Tourism ManagementCredit granted: 8 units, of a total of 16 (50% of the course) – 3 unspecified units, as determined by the course coordinator; 5 specified units:96192YesThe Hotel School Sydney: 104631D
BSB50120 Diploma of BusinessAssociate Degree in Law (Paralegal Studies)Credit granted: 4 units, of a total of 16 (25% of the course) – 4 unspecified elective units.48192Yes016182B
BSB50120 Diploma of BusinessBachelor of Information TechnologyCredit granted: 7 units, of a total of 24 (29% of the course) – 6 unspecified elective units; 1 specified unit:84288Yesgeneral: 019840D | Sydney/Melbourne: 086031D

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Qualification nameBSB50120 Diploma of Business
Course duration12 months
Delivery MethodDomestic: Online
International: Online & on campus
RecognitionNationally Recognised Nationally Recognised
AssessmentsWritten Assessments, Projects, Role plays, Video,
Awarded byGrayclay (RTO Code 45101 & CRICOS 03813E)
IntakesCommencement opportunities;
• January, April, July and October See college calendar for semester dates.
RecognitionIf you are an existing worker or have experience in the related industry, please inform our admissions team during your enrolment conversation. You may be eligible to enrol as an existing worker and complete your studies faster through RPL. Please note - limitations do apply.

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Students studying as either online or on-campus fee-paying students will be required to enter into a direct debit arrangement for the duration of their study, making weekly payments, if their fees are greater than the required deposit of $1500.00.

Fees will vary depending upon the chosen course and study load. You can choose to enroll as a full-time, part-time, and even per unit student at some training divisions, depending on your work, family, and financial commitments.

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Students who access VET Student Loans assistance will have a loan from the Commonwealth who will, on the student’s behalf, pay their tuition fees to their approved VET provider up to the capped amount.

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Grayclay is proud to be partnered with Study Loans – the first dedicated private student loan provider in Australia.

They offer students with competitive interest rates and flexible payment schedules making it easier to fund your studies

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Most banks offer student loans at fairly competitive rates to students studying Nationally Accredited courses. For a comparison between student loans, please visit: http://www.finder.com.au/student-loans

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Contact the Australian Taxation Office or a qualified accountant to assist you with accurate and appropriate information regarding tax deductions associated with study.

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