C5358 - Diploma of Business

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Plan: C5358 - Diploma of Business
Campus: City Campus


Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Diploma of Business
Qualification national code: BSB50215
Nominal hours: 440
Career: TAFE
Duration: one year full time study
Owning school: Vocational Business Education (650T)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/vocbused
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

This qualification is suitable for people who are seeking to develop business skills across a range of business functions. The RMIT program model has been specifically developed for learners with little or no vocational experience and who want to develop some theoretical business skills and knowledge in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.

Potential Occupations

  • Project Administrator/Coordinator
  • Office Manager/Support
  • Resources Coordinator

In addition to the skills and knowledge covered by the Training package qualification, this program has also been designed to develop the following skills:

Business Communications

  • Communication for different purposes and audiences
  • Using workplace software

Preparing for Further Education

  • Study Skills/Structuring Essays and Reports Preparing for Further Education
  • Referencing, paraphrasing, writing paragraphs

Job Ready Activities

  • Profile of your emotional strengths
  • How you can use your strengths in the workplace?
  • Working in teams – what you can contribute?
  • Understanding organisations and the way they work
  • Marketing “You”
  • Interview Techniques
  • Work Placement
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Articulation and pathways

Upon successful completion of the C5358 Diploma of Business (BSB50215) program you may be eligible to undertake further studies in a business degree program at RMIT University.

More information on how to apply is available at the following URL:    http://www.rmit.edu.au/contact/visit-us/info-corner/

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Entrance requirements

Minimum Academic requirement

  • Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent
  • Completion of Post-Secondary studies (including Certificate III)
  • Successful completion of the Australian Senior VCAL Certificate

Alternate Entry - Work experience requirement

  • At least 6 months work experience in a related field

RMIT's equity access schemes can support you to access and succeed in education.  Equity access schemes allow additional consideration in the selection process.  However, an equity access application cannot bypass the minimum entry requirements.  More on equity access schemes is located at http://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/applying-to-rmit/local-student-applications/equity-access-schemes/types-of-equity-access/

International Students

This program is not currently offered to international students.

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External accreditation and industry links

The development of the program structure and the choice of units appropriate to the Business sector were informed by representatives of the  business industry and RMIT educators.

Teachers maintain close contact with industry through various professional development activities. The Program Manager Sylvia Baroutis is a member of Australian Institute of Management (AIM) and engages with networks in the business area.

Teachers regularly engage guest speakers for the program.  All learners participate in classes where they are assisted to make connections between theoretical concepts and the workplace. In some cases this is their own workplace.  Mentoring and coaching by the facilitator in order to assist learners to make this connection is a major design feature of this program.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of la laptop/mobile device, lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. You can access books, journals and other course related materials, such as DVDs, past exams, newspapers and e-books. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the Internet, myRMIT (www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit ) or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop you can access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service.

The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals and newspapers.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library

Online learning tools and content

You can access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses at:  myRMIT www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University

RMIT University provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services are available face to face and online assisting with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences if relevant
  • enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance

We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

You can find more information at www.rmit.edu.au/students

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