Diploma of Business Administration




51 weeks

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This qualification would apply to individuals with various job titles including administration managers, general office managers and office managers. Individuals in these roles may possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work and/or the work of a team. This diploma

This diploma program is a perfect credential for:

  • building a resume for many entry level business positions
  • developing foundation skills for a longer academic career in an area of your specialty,
  • learning about a variety of industries and job sectors

In Australia, students successfully graduating from this qualification may receive a median salary of approx. $41,700 per year.

Course Overview

This program allows you to develop a solid grounding in contemporary business practices that are related to the functional areas of a business enterprise. You will study will equip you with a broad business skills set to lead teams, establish and maintain a workgroup network, coordinate staff, manage meetings and conferences, design and develop business documents, plan or review admin systems, manage quality customer service and payroll services, so you can discover your perfect career fit.

Entry requirements

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry, Although, It is highly recommended that the student:

  • have satisfactory numeracy and literacy capabilities
  • are mature age
What you'll learn

To complete this qualification you will need to complete:

A total number of units: 8

  • This qualification has no core units
  • 8 elective units

Suggested Elective Units:

BSBADM502-Manage meetings
BSBADM503-Plan and manage conferences
BSBITB501– Establish and maintain a work-group computer network
BSBPMG522 – Undertake project work
BSBADM506 -Manage business document design and development
BSBWOR501 -Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBCUS501– Manage quality customer service
BSBWOR502 -Lead and manage team effectiveness

Teaching and assessment

Duration: This course is conducted over a 51 week delivery, this includes term breaks.

Timetable:  Monday- Wednesday + Fast track options available (The timetable for future intakes may differ to the current schedule.

Delivery Method: is a combination classroom delivery (face-to-face). Competencies will be assessed by theory tests, practical tasks and project work.

Delivery Location: Course is delivered on-site at our Brisbane Campus: 21 Parkview Street, Milton, QLD.


Have trade skills and work experience but no formal qualification?

Recognition of Prior Learning is a process of having your work experience and skills formally assessed for the purpose of gaining a nationally recognised and accredited qualification.

Fast track your studies and bridge the gaps in your skill set through the RPL. InTech offers you the chance to take all your experience and turn it into a Diploma of Business Administration!!

For each unit, candidates will be given the option to demonstrate competency through a combination of any of the following:

  • A Portfolio of Evidence which includes:
    – Prior Qualifications (accredited and non-accredited)
    – Employment History (detailed, positions, performance, appraisals)
    – Work samples and other relevant documents (photos, videos, etc.)
    – References and testimonials from verifiable sources
    – Journals and publications
  • Practical testing in the workshop/classroom
  • Written/Verbal Testing

Apply for RPL or for Credit Transfer for discounted fees and reduced study duration.

Career Pathways

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Administration manager
  • General office manager
  • Office manager
  • Accounts supervisor
Fees and funding

Fees: AUD $10,000.00 -no hidden fee

The tuition fees as published are subject to change annually given individual circumstances at enrolment and a number of other factors.

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full fee of a course upfront you might be eligible for a payment plan. This allows you to pay for your course either per semester or in monthly installments.

Intake Dates: There are 4 intake dates in a year: Jan-Feb, April-May, July & September-October

Fee reduction applies for: Credit Transfer, RPL

How to apply

Ready to get started?

Fill out an application above or see our How to Apply section for further guidance.

If you require assistance, our dedicated student advisors can help you with any questions you have about the application and enrolment process.

Students are advised to make an appointment to speak to a career counselor for advice on programs, learning pathways and career outcomes.

Professional accreditation and recognition

On successful completion of this course including competence in all assessment requirements , you will be awarded the Diploma of Business Administration.  This qualification are recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Check the www.training.gov.au.

Additional information

Pathways into the qualification:
Preferred pathways for students considering to enter in this qualification include: Certificate IV in Business Administration or extensive vocational experience in a range of environment in senior support roles such as administration officer, executive personal assistant, office administrator, project assistant.

Further Progression: Students can progress onto a higher level course within the college. We offer a Diploma of Leadership and Management, Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership, Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management within the Business course programs.

What Kind Of Student Are You?

You're a local student if you are:
  • a citizen of Australia or New Zealand or
  • an Australian permanent resident
You're an international student if you are:
  • intending to study on a student visa, or
  • an Australian permanent resident
  • not an Australian permanent resident or
  • a temporary resident of Australia
You're a working professional if you are:
  • currently working in Australia or Internationally
  • able to provide sufficient work evidence to obtain a qualification
  • willing to expand your future job prospects

If you're unsure please contact us at admissions@intech.edu.au