Advanced Diploma Of Business (BSB60215)


This qualification reflects the role of individuals with significant expertise in either specialised or broad areas of skills and knowledge who are seeking to further develop expertise across a range of business functions. The qualification is suited to the needs of individuals who possess significant theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to develop in order to create further educational or employment opportunities.

Qualification Rules

Participants need to complete Eight (8) units of competency in total following the guidelines as outlined in the Business Services Training Package Qualifications Rules which requires:

  • 8 elective Units

Please note: All the below units have been selected by the college through an extensive consultative process with the industry partners and they have been identified as containing knowledge and skills appropriate for the industry.
The full list of units can be found within the Business Services Training Package BSB07 and are made available for all AAIC training staff and students to review. The units offered by the RTO are listed as below:

Unit Code Unit Name
BSBMKG603 Manage the marketing process
BSBHRM602 Manage human resources strategic planning
BSBHRM501 Manage human resources services
BSBFIM601 Manage Finances
BSBMKG608 Develop organisational marketing objectives
BSBMGT615 Contribute to organisational development
BSBMKG607 Manage market research
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan


This course will be delivered over 38 week’s duration (760 Student Contact Hours) of full time study over a 52 weeks’ timeframe which also includes 14 weeks holidays.

Delivery Methods

This program is delivered in a classroom based environment where all students must attend a minimum of 20 hours per week.

Participants will need to purchase resources as notified in the student handbook. The trainer will provide any additional learning material where gaps are identified in either the participant’s underpinning knowledge or the training resources.

Assessment Methods

Assessment will be a Learning and Assessment pathway.

Participants will be advised of the assessment requirements at the beginning of each unit. Assessment will usually commence in the session following delivery or as advised by the trainer. As this is a competency based program, assessment continues throughout the program until the participant either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed.

The assessment process may include:

  • Written Questions
  • Case studies
  • Projects (simulation/Real Work)
  • Assignments
  • Presentations
  • Role plays
  • Written examinations
  • Integrated assessment of some units may occur

Employment Pathway

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Senior Administrator
  • Senior Executive

Pathways for further studies

Participants are provided with advice on employment and training options throughout the delivery of the program. After achieving the Advanced Diploma of Business BSB60215, candidates may choose to undertake studies at higher education levels.

International Students Entry Requirements

Entry into this program requires International Students to fulfil requirements as listed below:
• Must be 18 years of age or over
• Completed year 12 (HSC or equivalent)
• Diploma of Business BSB50215 or equivalent diploma qualification
• Minimum 5.5 IELTS score or equivalent as per the following:

a.    TOEFL iBT 46
b.    PTE Academic 42
c.    TOEFL PBT 527
d.    OET Pass
e.    Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 47

Location: AAIC Campus, Level 1, 135 Pirie Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Delivery mode: Class room based


Tuition Fee $8000
One Time Application Fees $250 (Non-Refundable)
Text Books $0
Single Overseas Student Health Cover $550 per Annum Approximately
Family Overseas Student Health Cover $5000 per Annum Approximately