Duration: 48 weeks


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.

Job Roles

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

  • Executive Officer
  • Program Consultant
  • Program Coordinator

Entry Requirements:

Academic (Preferred) :

  • Certificate IV in Business or
  • Other relevant qualification and
  • Completed Year 12 or overseas equivalent


  • Minimum score of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent or
  • An English proficiency of Upper intermediate level or above from any NEAS accredited ELICOS

Please note: all English language entry requirements are subject to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s requirements.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

  • BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business or other relevant qualification OR
  • with vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior support roles but without a qualification

Pathways from the qualification

  • BSB60215 Advanced Diploma of Business or a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications.

Subject Lists

Units of Competency
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes
BSBMKG501 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
BSBMKG502 Establish and adjust the marketing mix
BSBMKG506 Plan market research
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBHRM512 Develop and manage performance-management processes
FNSACC503 Manage budgets and forecasts