Qualification Name BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business (CRICOS Course Code: (108280A)
AQF Level AQF Level 6
Duration 52 weeks
Fees Tuition Fee: $6000.00 AUD

Enrolment Fee: $200.00 AUD

Material Fee: $200.00 AUD

Other Fees: Please refer to the International Fees Schedule

Note: all prices listed are Australian Dollars (AUD).

Intake Dates


08 Jan 26 Feb
08 Apr 27 May
08 Jul 26 Aug
07 Oct 25 Nov


06 Jan 24 Feb
07 Apr 26 May
07 Jul 25 Aug
06 Oct 24 Nov

Course Overview

The BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business, is a nationally recognised qualification. This course 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 course 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). 

Completion of this course may open a career pathway in small and large business across a range of industry sectors or government. Potential roles may include: 

  • Business Development Manager  
  • Business Analyst  
  • Senior Manager  
  • Director Manager  

Successful completion of this course can also be a pathway to pursue other advanced diplomas qualifications, or graduate certificate/ graduate diploma qualifications with 3 years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise. Alternatively, the students will be able to access the appropriate employment 

Course Duration

This course will be delivered over a total of 52 weeks, which comprises of 40 study weeks and 12 weeks of term break.

Delivery locations

Campus Address Operating Hours
Sydney Campus Suite 701, Level 7 541 Kent Street SYDNEY NSW 2000 Mon – Fri

9:00 – 17.30

Melbourne Campus Level 6, 341 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000 Mon – Fri

9:00 – 17:30

Note: During the COVID-19 crisis, our campuses remain closed to students.  To ensure students can continue to learn and progress through their course, without COVID-19 being a barrier to attaining a qualification, Choice Business College is providing online, real-time virtual classrooms. This will allow students to continue to study and complete the requirements of the course, without needing to attend the campus. 

Choice Business College monitors student attendance and progress. Participation in campus-based or virtual classroom sessions is mandatory, as well as successfully completing all assessment requirements, in order to progress through the course.

Entry Criteria

The following local entry criteria apply: 

  • Students must be a minimum of 18 years of age at enrolment 
  • Successfully completed High School Certificate (Year 12) or equivalent 
  • 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. 
  • Have sound English literacy skills 
    • Provide IELTS certificate showing an overall band 5.5 (with no individual band below 5.0), or 
    • Where an IELTS certificate is not necessary as part of their visa application, undertake Choice Business College’s Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment and achieve the following ACSF Levels
      • Learning – Level 4 
      • Reading – Level 4 
      • Writing – Level 4 
      • Oral Communication – Level 4 
      • Numeracy – Level 4 

To complete any self-study and submit assessments, students will also be required to have access to a computer with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint (or compatible software) an internet browser and internet access. 

Course Credit

Credit Transfer is the recognition of learning achieved through formal education and training.  

We acknowledge the requirement as a Registered Training Organisation to recognise the awards issued by other RTOs. This is limited to outcomes that are drawn from the national skills framework being units of competency awarded and accurately identified in statements of attainment and qualifications. 

Where a student may wish to apply for credit transfer, they will be required to formally apply and submit an authenticated copy of their previously attained AQF documentation for review by Choice Business College’s admission department.

Recognition Prior Learning

All students at Choice Business College are offered the opportunity to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) at enrolment. Students may be granted credit or partial credit in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or prior training.  

Course Outcome (Awards)

  • Successful completion of all ten (10) unit of competencies required to be awarded with an AQF certification. 
  • Partial completions will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment.

Achievement of this qualification requires the student to successfully complete the following 10 units: 

Unit Code  Unit Name 
BSBCRT611  Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving 
BSBFIN601  Manage organisational finances 
BSBOPS601  Develop and implement business plans 
BSBSUS601  Lead corporate social responsibility  
BSBTEC601  Review organisational digital strategy  
BSBSTR602   Develop organisational strategies 
BSBSTR601  Manage innovation and continuous improvement 
BSBLDR602  Provide leadership across the organisation 
BSBLDR601  Lead and manage organisational change 
BSBHRM614  Contribute to strategic workforce planning 

Assessment Methods

Assessments may be conducted through a combination of following methods:



Following is a summary of the evidence gathering techniques used for each unit of competency 
Unit Code  Unit Name  A  B 
BSBSTR602  Develop organisational strategies     
BSBOPS601  Develop and implement business plans     
BSBLDR602  Provide leadership across the organisation     
BSBTEC601  Review organisational digital strategy      
BSBCRT611  Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving     
BSBFIN601  Manage organisational finances     
BSBLDR601  Lead and manage organisational change     
BSBSUS601  Lead corporate social responsibility     
BSBSTR601  Manage innovation and continuous improvement     
BSBHRM614  Contribute to strategic workforce planning     



  Method  Description 
A  Knowledge Questions  Learners are assessed through questioning in some units. These are used to identify the student’s underpinning knowledge in the context of practical tasks. These questions are also used to authenticate assessment tasks submitted by the student. 
B  Project Portfolio  Learners are assessed through written reports in some units. The goal is to ensure the learners possess the technical skills in writing and drafting professional workplace reports. 

Also, Learners are assessed through practical activities in some units. In practical tasks involving simulated industry environments, participants adopt and act out the role of characters, or parts that may have personalities, motivations, and backgrounds different from their own. This may include coaching sessions, training sessions, appraisal processes, consultation, meeting participation and management etc. (details specified in actual unit assessments). 

Information contained on this website was correct at the time of publishing and is subject to change without notice. 

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

All students are required by the Australian Government to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not have a USI, we cannot issue your credential (Certificate & Transcript, or Statement of Attainment).