BSB50215 Diploma of Business




Course Overview

This course will see you discover the knowledge and techniques required to succeed in business, whether its in your business, or as a future leader in private enterprise. You will learn and understand the tools required to broaden your knowledge and skills of contemporary business practices, as well as understanding the advanced concepts seen in business practice.

This qualification would apply to individuals with various job titles including executive officers, program consultants and program coordinators. Individuals in these roles may possess substantial experience in a range of settings but seek to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions.

Conversely, it may also apply to those with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities. Typically, these students will be Year 12 graduates aged 17 and upwards and they are likely to have no work or study experience.

Delivery mode and location

This qualification is delivered in the classroom at the Islamabad Campus located at: 106-E, 2nd Floor Asif Plaza, G 7/2 Blue Area, Islamabad Capital Territory, 44000

Course Duration

This qualification is delivered over 52 weeks, which consists of 40 weeks of 14 classroom hours per week, plus 8 hours structured self-study per week, and approx 4 homework hours per week, as well as 12 weeks holiday.


At the end of each session, self-study activities have been set for students to complete. Students will need to spend 8 hours per week on self-study.

Students will need to complete the activities in their own time, prior to the next session starting.

Each activity has been allocated an approximate amount of time that should be spent on undertaking the activity.  All work completed by the student will need to be typed and professionally presented in a word-processed document for submission to the trainer/assessor.

Students will receive appropriate time at the start of every session to discuss the self-study activities completed.

Career Outcomes

Diploma of Business graduates may be able to seek employment in various business enterprises leading to and/or centring on marketing, HR, project management, various team leader roles, as well as junior to senior positions within a medium to large corporate environment.

Education Pathways

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into a range of advanced diploma qualifications such as the BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business or higher education qualifications.

Students that graduate from APiT Pakistan Campus can benefit from APiT approved articulation agreements with top ranking Australian University Pathway Partners that recognise APIT AQF Diplomas qualifications for entry and credit into the 1st or 2nd year of selected bachelor degrees:








Please refer to Diploma Pathway to Australian Bachelors on our website.

All Australian Registered Training Providers, such as TAFE and Australian Higher Education Providers such as a University will recognize APiT Australian Accredited AQF Diploma Qualifications for admission and/or credit. The amount of credit transfer will depend of the University and degree chosen and you will need to check with each individual University.

Course Structure

APiT has selected 8 elective units of competency in consultation with Industry which meet the Training Package requirements of the BSB50215 Diploma of Business, to enable you to attain sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that increases your future educational and employment opportunities.

Unit CodeUnit Name 
BSBMKG501Identify and evaluate marketing opportunitiesElective
BSBMKG502Establish and adjust the marketing mixElective
BSBHRM513Manage workforce planningElective
BSBHRM506Manage recruitment, selection and induction processesElective
BSBADM502Manage meetingsElective
BSBPMG522Undertake project workElective
BSBSUS501Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainabilityElective
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional developmentElective

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have satisfactorily completed Year 12 education, or its Pakistani equivalent i.e F.A, F.Sc, D.Com,
DAE, ICS, A Levels etc.

You are required to participate in a Pre-Training Review to assess your English language level and numeracy skills, as well as your suitability for the course. The Pre-Training Review will include:

  • An online Numeracy Test
  • The APiT administered Oxford Placement Test that requires place ment at CEFR Level B2 (equivalent to IELTS 5.5)
  • An Interview to identify your prior experience, existing knowledge, skills and suitability for the course.*

The Pre-training Review is used to determine the level of additional support and/or reasonable adjustment required for you to successfully complete the course.

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning

Students may be granted RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) or CT (Credit Transfer) if they are able to demonstrate that they have achieved the level of skills and knowledge equivalent to the unit they seek credit for through work experience, life experiences or similar study at another institution.

Students can apply for credit transfer or RPL at the time of enrolment.

Applicants applying for RPL/CT should submit the RPL/CT application along with their original supporting documents to Student Administration. Where RPL is being applied, the student must submit all relevant evidence of work experience and where learning has occurred.

Training Delivery Arrangements

Classes are face-to-face sessions in fully equipped classrooms along with structured self paced study that students are required to complete in their own time. Students are required to complete self paced study activities prior to attending classroom session.

Students are provided with electronic and printed learning & assessment material. Although APiT will have access to computers with the required softwares within the IT Lab on campus, students will still be required to have their own personal devices (preferred laptop) with the required softwares during classes and for the self-study activities and tasks that is completed outside of class.

Students will also need to have access to an active email address and mobile device for communication line to remain open between the trainer and student.

Assessment Arrangements

Assessment methods used for this qualification provides a range of ways for individuals to demonstrate that they have met the required outcomes including:

  • Projects
  • Presentations
  • Report writing
  • Observations
  • Questioning (oral or written)

Additional Support

All students are provided with a range of learning support options and resources to help them achieve competency in the same way as any other person regardless of whether support services have been required. This may include:

  • Mentoring from Trainers.
  • Additional classes, tutorials and workshops.
  • Computer and technology support.
  • Referral to external support services.

Australian Pacific Institute of Technology will provide additional support for any students experiencing:

  • Disability and access issues;
  • Language barriers;
  • Language, literacy and numeracy issues;
  • Any other issues that may affect their ability to achieve their training goals.

Where there is perceived difficulty in achieving learning goals, the trainer will discuss these issues with the student.


APiT offers a competitive easy to pay instalments course package, as follows:

CourseBSB50215 Diploma of Business 
Course Duration 12 Months / 52 weeks
1Full Tuition FeePKR 350,000
2Tuition Fee paid quarterlyPKR 87,500
3Materials FeePKR 25,000 (Non-Refundable)
Enrolment FeePKR 25,000 (Non-Refundable)

Full tuition fee excludes materials and enrolment fee

Tuition Fee must be paid in advance before every quarter

Materials Fee includes electronic and printed learning and assessment material

For more information on additional fees, please refer to APiT Terms & Conditions.


At the successful completion of the qualification, students will be awarded with the “Testamur” and a “Record of Results”, which provides detailed Units of Competency completed in the qualification.

At the Partial Completion of the qualification, students will be awarded with a “Statement of Attainment”, which will detail only the Units of Competency that student has achieved competency from the course.

This qualification is a nationally recognised qualification under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 5.

How to Enrol

You can enrol online by filling out and submitting the online Application Form

Otherwise please visit APiT’s Islamabad Campus and fill in and submit a hardcopy application form in person.

Prior to enrolling, please make sure you download and read APiT Student Handbook. 

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