BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business

This nationally accredited Advanced Diploma of Business is suited to people who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge and would like to develop themselves in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of Business Services job roles. These individuals may have general management accountabilities.

Individuals in these roles carry out complex tasks in a specialist field of expertise. They may undertake technical research and analysis and will often contribute to setting the strategic direction for a work area.

The qualification is suited to individuals who are responsible for the supervision and leadership of a team or work area (including by managing staff performance and making staffing decisions).

You can gain from this Advanced Diploma of Business using your current knowledge and experience across business contexts, plus broaden your commercial skills and expand your expertise in business planning, system development, marketing, HR, finances, risk management and other key business areas.



CRICOS Course Code: 105663K

Course Level: AQF6



104 weeks / 8 terms


  • Applicants must be at least age of 18.
  • Applicants must have completed a minimum of Australian Year 10 satisfactorily or equivalent.
  • Applicants must have IELTS 5.5 (Upper Intermediate) or equivalent.
  • Applicants must have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions); or have two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise
    Evidence of English language proficiency must be evidenced by providing any of the following:
      Scores in the following English language proficiency tests:
      • an IELTS examination result of 5.5 (overall score) or higher completed within the two years preceding the date of application
      • a Pearson Academic overall score of result of 42-49
      • TOEFL 46-59 (Internet based)
      • Successful completion of a General English course from an approved ELICOS provider at Upper Intermediate level or higher (CEFR = B2)
    • Students unable to provide any of the above evidence of English proficiency must complete IIB’s in-house Placement Test prior to enrolment to confirm that they hold the required LLN skills.


    Tuition fee: $16,000.00 Non-tuition fee: $600.00


    The course program is scheduled to be delivered over a 104-week timeframe of full-time study consisting of 80 weeks of scheduled class time plus 24 weeks of breaks.

  • Classes are scheduled at 20 hours per week (15 hours face-to-face + 5 hours online learning).
  • Due to COVID-19, all classes are currently delivered online 20 hours per week. This is a temporary arrangement and will continue until further notice.
  • The course is divided into 8 terms.
  • Holiday periods are 3 weeks in duration for every term-break throughout the year.
  • Students are also provided with learning resources, usually in the form of learner manuals. These provided the core of each unit’s content which is explored during training hours. Students have at their disposal a computer lab with the necessary resources and computer equipment to create presentations, repeat and reinforce topics taught in classrooms or research topics using online sources. Students may also be referred to additional materials available in the student library. Such resources may be used as additional materials for study during students’ own time. Learning materials are accessed via the College’s Moodle platform to which each student and trainer has access. Classrooms are equipped with laptops and presentation screens to provide for presentations by trainers or students. The classes emphasise on reflecting genuine workplace scenarios. Role-plays, demonstrations, and case studies are particularly important in this regard. These assessment tools consist of the following components (components may vary from unit to unit):
  • Written/ knowledge assessment
  • Project assessment
  • Practical assessment
  • Evidence gathering tools, e.g. observation checklists
  • Qualification
    Tuition fee/ Duration
    Advanced Diploma of Business
    Core units
    Apply critical thinking for complex
    problem solving

    Manage organisational finances

    Develop and implement business

    Lead corporate social responsibility

    Review organisational digital

    104 weeks / 8 terms
    Business Strategy
    Manage innovation and continuous

    Teamwork and Relationships
    Develop and maintain strategic business networks
    Lead and manage organisational change

    Develop organisational marketing strategy

    Human Resources
    Contribute to strategic workforce planning

    Possible employment outcome
    Executive Officer, Business Consultant, Program consultant, Program coordinator, etc.


    Term 1
    Term 2
    Term 3
    Term 4
    Mid term
    Mid term
    Mid term
    Mid term
    09 Jan
    10 Apr
    10 July
    14 Aug
    09 Oct
    08 Jan
    08 Apr
    13 May
    08 July
    07 Oct
    06 Jan
    07 Apr
    07 July
    11 Aug
    06 Oct