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BSB50615-BSB50415 - Double Diploma of Business Administration & Human Resources Management

Double Diploma of Business Administration & Human Resources Management

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Flexible payment options are available for this course.

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Nationally Recognised

This qualification is provided as Nationally Recognised Training (NRT).

Course description

The Double Diploma of Business Administration & Human Resource Management is ideal if you are an office manager or business owner who needs a wider-than-normal knowledge of human resource management issues.

It would also suit you if you have been fulfilling administration and human resource management roles for many years without formal qualifications and have a wealth of relevant experience.

There are 13 units to complete in the double diploma, compared with the usual 17 when both diplomas are done separately.

You will gain knowledge and skills managing human resource services, meeting legislative requirements for workforce safety, managing meetings and conferences and analysing and presenting company research information. Ideal candidates will already display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring your own workload and the workload of others.

Units of study

Core Units

Unit Code Unit Name
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information*
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBADM504 Plan and implement administrative systems
BSBADM506 Manage business document design and development
BSBADM503 Plan and manage conferences
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work*
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability*
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes*
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBHRM501 Manage human resources services
BSBHRM512 Develop and manage performance-management processes
BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning
BSBWRK510 Manage employee relations

* indicates that the unit is common to both qualifications

Frequently Asked Questions
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Before gaining entry to a course, why do I need a Unique Student Identifier (USI)? How do I obtain one?
All students are required to have a USI, before their enrolment is confirmed. If you have not created your USI and are intending to study, you should create your free USI now. Get more information by visiting usi.gov.au. You will need to have proof of your identity to complete the process. Once you have a USI you will have a secure online record of your nationally recognised training which you can access anytime and anywhere. If you have any questions, or need assistance creating your USI, please contact TAFEnow by phone or chat.
What will this course qualify me to do and what type of jobs will I be able to get? What is the future outlook like for jobs in this field?
The Double Diploma of Business Administration and Human Resources Management course will help you get jobs involving reviewing administration systems, managing and designing business documents, implementing workforce planning strategies, including performance management systems, doing special projects and analysing and presenting research information. It will prepare you for the following jobs.
  • Administration manager
  • Office manager
  • Team leader
  • Human resources manager
  • Human resources supervisor
Future job prospects for these roles are outlined here in the Australian Government’s Job Outlook.
At a minimum, what computer skills and software do I require for my course?

You don't have to be a computer whiz to succeed in online learning, but you should be comfortable typing, using the internet and email, chatting to your teachers or others online, reading course content online, using common software and performing other basic tasks.

Minimum specifications for your computer are:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later, or Mac OS X or above
  • Microsoft Office or equivalent
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Up-to-date internet browser

You may also need access to:

  • A printer/scanner to print and scan documents for uploading.
  • A smart phone/digital video to video practical tasks for some courses
How much time should I study this course for each week (on average) to complete in the required time?
This course will take around 8 hours a week to complete over two years. If you have industry experience and knowledge may find you complete more rapidly.
How will I contact TAFEnow if I’m having a problem? How long will it take to get a response?
If you are having trouble accessing your course resources or navigating the TAFEnow website after enrolling, you should contact one of our Customer Help Officers on 1300 823 366. They are available Monday to Thursday 8am to 8pm and 8am to 5pm on Fridays.
If your query is specific to a unit you are studying and requires a subject matter expert, you should contact your unit facilitator. Their contact details are located on every unit. You should make contact via email. If you require over the phone support and appointment can be requested.
What if I need a full-time course?
Completion of this course in 9 months is considered full-time participation. On enrolment, please let our Customer Help team know that you need to study full-time. They will adjust the time frame of your enrolment to reflect a full-time study load and can then provide you with a Confirmation of Enrolment form for Centrelink.
Is there tutor support available after hours?
TAFEnow has teamed up with the national service YourTutor to offer students live online help with things like essay and report writing, study skills and referencing. You can make contact with a tutor from 3pm to 11pm Sunday to Friday, via your Moodle course page or drop off a writing file and receive feedback in less than 24 hours. Watch this short, informative video for more information.
This service is additional to the specific subject help that your unit facilitator can provide.
What qualifications or experience are recommended to meet the course’s entry requirements?
Preferably you would have BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources or BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration or other relevant qualification/s. You would also have extensive vocational experience in a range of environments in senior support roles such as administration officer, accounts supervisor, executive personal assistant, office administrator, project assistant, human resources assistant or payroll officer.
How will I access extra course resources or talk to a librarian?
If you want make contact with a TAFEnow librarian to access further course resources, go to tafenow.com.au/library-ask-us. Then type in your reference query. A librarian on chat will show you how to search the library catalogue and how to use our specialised subject guides to find extra information for assessments.
What level of study is required?
This course requires research and analysis. You need to be able to reference your work using a standard referencing system.
How will I send in my assessment tasks?
Once you enrol you will work from the learning platform of our website. Your course information will tell you what assessment events you are required to and provide instructions on how to upload them so your assessor gets them. If you are asked to send video or audio evidence for an assessment you can upload it to YouTube, Vimeo or DropBox and just upload the URL to the course website so we know where to look.
On completion of this course, what is the pathway to further study?
Once you complete the double diploma you can gain credit towards university studies at a variety of universities.
What happens if I fail a unit or an assessment event? What is TAFEnow’s re-submission policy?
Your teacher/assessor will provide feedback on your assessment event and will let you know if you have met the requirements. If you have not met the requirements, you will have one extra attempt to resubmit your assessment and get it to the required standard to become competent in this unit. If you do not succeed in your second attempt a fee may be charged for an assessor to mark your third submission.
Will I receive both Diplomas on one Testamur?
No, on completion of both Diplomas you will be issued with a Testamur for each diploma.
Can I transfer to a campus class if I struggle online?
Before considering a change it is best to discuss your options with TAFEnow’s Educational Support Officers who may be able to arrange additional support for your studies. If your course is available at an NC TAFE campus you may be able to transfer. Please contact the customer contact centre.
Will I need to buy any text books or other equipment for this course?
No, all resources are online.
If I do a course with TAFEnow, can I get an extension on my visa?
You must apply for a visa extension directly with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. TAFEnow can provide you with a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) once you’ve enrolled in a course as proof of your student status, but is unable to assist with your visa application.
I’m currently living overseas, is it okay for me to do this course?
Yes, you can do this course from overseas, but please be aware that it conforms to Australian business practices and standards.
What if English is not my first language?
If English is not your first language and you did not comp-lete the lasr two years of secondary education in English, you are required to provide evidence of English language competency before enrollinh into the course. Examples of appropriate evidence are listed below:
  • IELTS - Overall score of 5.5
  • TOEFL - One of the following:
    • 530 (paper)
    • 197 (computer)
    • 71 (internet)
  • Evidence of 12 months in English-speaking employment - Testimonial or statutory decleration
Plan 2 Go

Plan2go is a simulated workplace featuring a contemporary design and state of the art website. The purpose of this user friendly resource is to provide context to students when completing assessments and activities where a workplace is needed. Many of our students are not currently employed or working in small to medium enterprise, where they do not have access to policies and procedures. TAFENow provides pathways to employment and therefore many assessments require a workplace to review and critique.

Plan2go is a national travel and event technology company and the resource includes all of the plans, policies, procedures and product information you would find in a real organisation. You will find mission and vision statements, strategic and operational plans, WHS and risk management systems, position descriptions and project files. Our students find this resource invaluable for any course and many of the assessments in our business suite have now integrated the Plan2go simulated organisation into unit assessment

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Course Reviews
“I think this sort of course is perfect for the moderately experienced person. It probably wouldn’t suit most school leavers, but if you’ve got experience or are a bit more mature, it will give you the edge.”
Nathan Taylor
Nathan TaylorPast Student

At a glance

Course Code: BSB50615-BSB50415
Course Duration: 24 months
Units: 13
Recognition: Nationally
Cost: $9,525
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