BSB50120 | 111331B

Diploma of Business (Operations)

Diploma of Business (Operations)

If you’re looking to take your career to the next level and gain a competitive edge in the business world, this course is for you. With the Diploma of Business, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from industry professionals and gain a comprehensive understanding of key business concepts and practices.


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Classroom-based training



Gold Coast


Onshore: $10,000

Offshore: $12,000

Course Overview

A Diploma of Business (Operations) will develop your management skills and prepare you to become a valued business professional. The program is delivered entirely ‘off the job’ and participants must attend regularly to the class. You will learn practical skills around Advertising, Human Resource Management, Marketing and Information Management to take your business skills to the next level. This course will give you the skills and knowledge to pursue a huge variety of employment options by providing you with a broad and holistic understanding of the business foundations.This course can be a pathway to tertiary education.

Potential job outcomes of the qualification

Upon successful completion of this qualification, graduates will have the required skills and knowledge to meet the requirements for the following positions and/or individuals with current various job titles including:

  • Executive Officers
  • Business Development Manager
  • Project Consultant
  • Compliance Manager (local Government)
  • Office Manager
  • Business Sales Team Leader
  • Administrator
  • Corporate Services Manager
  • Administration Manager (Local Government)
  • Evaluation
  • Records Management Coordinator
  • Team Leader
  • Procurement Officer
  • Unit Leader
  • Project Coordinator
  • Administration Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Procurement and Contract Manager
  • Records Manager
  • Environmental Compliance Officer (Local Government)

Across a number of industry sectors including but not limited to:

  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Public Administration
  • Business Administration
  • Legal Administration

Individuals in these roles may possess substantial experience in a range of settings, however, seek to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions.

Conversely, it may also apply to those with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.

Course Duration

The total course duration for BSB50120 Diploma in Business (Operations) is 52 weeks. This includes:

  • Compulsory orientation and course induction on the first Monday of every month.
  • 20 hours per week x 52 weeks (inclusive of compulsory holiday breaks)

Course Delivery and Assessable methods

DP Training offers a Class based model of study, including:

  • Classroom-based training
  • Hard copy assessments/workbooks
  • Role play/ Simulations
  • Case Studies
  • Research activities

Training Locations

DP Training Campus

  • Brisbane – 162 Abbotsford Road, Bowen Hills QLD 4006
  • Gold Coast –Level 3, Unit 7, 52 Davenport Street, Southport QLD 4215
Brisbane Campus

Our Brisbane Campus is located at 162 Abbotsford Road Bowen Hills, Queensland 4006. The campus can easily be accessed via both car and public transport. There is both free street parking, and secure paid parking available near-by the campus. Our campus is conveniently located less than 10 minutes’ walk from the Bowen Hills train station and less than 5 minutes from several bus stops, making this campus very accessible.

The facilities at our campus were specially designed with quality training in mind, with multiple specialised training rooms available, as well as a practical workplace simulation Room. This simulation room is so you can practise and learn specialised skills and techniques in a safe environment.

For your convenience, our campus also has kitchen facilities, so you are welcome to bring your own refreshments, alternatively there are also several local cafés within walking distance that can be accessed.

Gold Coast Campus

Our Gold Coast Campus is located at 7/52 Davenport Street, Southport, Queensland 4215. The campus can easily be accessed via car and public transport. There is both free street parking and secure paid parking available nearby the campus.  Our campus is conveniently located just 2 minute’s walk from the Southport light rail station.

The facilities at our campus were specially designed with quality training in mind, with multiple specialised training rooms available. For your convenience, our campus also has kitchen facilities, so you are welcome to bring your own refreshments, alternatively, there are also several local cafés and restaurants within a short walking distance that can be accessed.

Course Entry Requirements

Applicants must have completed year 12 schooling (or equivalent). Applicants should be a minimum of 17 years of age at the time of application and must be 18 years of age at the commencement of the course. Students must also be able to obtain several security clearance checks.

We accept the following English tests and levels for entry into VET courses.

TestVET Requirements
IELTS Academic ModuleMinimum overall score of 6.0
Cambridge Advanced English (Certificate in Advanced English)**Minimum overall score of 169
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic ModuleMinimum overall score of 50
TOEFL Internet Based Test (iBT) (only accepted if test is taken on or before 25 July 2023)*Minimum overall score of 64
*On 26 July 2023 the TOEFL internet-based test (TOEFL iBT) stopped offering English language tests for Australian visa purposes. A score for a TOEFL iBT test taken on or after 26 July 2023 will no longer satisfy the English language requirement for Student visa purposes. Only TOEFL iBT scores from a test taken on or before 25 July 2023 are accepted for Student visa purposes.
**From 12 February 2024, only results from the paper-based Cambridge C1 Advanced test (previously known as Cambridge English: Advanced CAE) will be accepted for Australian visa and migration purposes. Test scores for both C1 Advanced paper-based and computer-based tests, taken before 12 February 2024, within the specified validity period are still accepted.

Application Requirements

Application Requirements – Prospective students must complete in FULL an International Student Application Form, attaching ALL requisite supporting documentation, submitting via email to:


TuitionApplication Fee
Material Fee
Please find the complete course fee guide here.

DP training offers Flexible payment plans for international students. Contact us for details.

Course Structure

BSB50120 Diploma in Business (Operations) is made up of 12 units of study.

Unit CodeCore Unit Name
BSBCRT511Develop critical thinking in others
BSBFIN501Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBOPS501Manage business resources
BSBSUS511Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
BSBXCM501Lead communication in the workplace
Unit Code Elective Unit Name
BSBTWK503Manage meetings
BSBOPS504Manage business risk
BSBOPS502Manage business operational plans
BSBPMG430Undertake Project Work
BSBHRM525Manage recruitment and onboarding
BSBOPS503Develop administrative systems
BSBOPS601Develop and implement business plans
To receive an award for this qualification, students are required to complete all units listed above as competent within a period of 52 weeks.


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*Extract from NCVER Australian vocational education and training statistics, VET Student Outcomes 2021, Developing Personnel Training & Consultancy Qualification Completers. National Centre for Vocational Education Research