Diploma of Business BSB50120

Enrol in Australia’s most trusted Business Administration Course at PCA.

Since 1923, the College has been training young women and men to be Sydney’s most sought-after Personal Assistants (PAs), Executive Assistants (EAs), Legal Secretaries, Administrative Assistants and Office Managers.

The Diploma of Business at PCA is a Nationally Recognised Qualification and is approved for VET Student Loans*. Students are taught by highly experienced teachers who specialise in the theoretical and practical skills needed to succeed in the corporate world. It is an intensive 40-week course which prepares students to be job-ready for a range of opportunities.

PCA prides itself on a high graduate employment success rate with students securing paid work in Sydney’s top law firms, accounting practices, consultancies, and other companies – all of which are loyal industry partners of the College.

PCA students graduate with an edge over their competition in the job market as they are also prepared in the timeless necessities of deportment, etiquette, communication, and professional prestige. These programs are held in high esteem by the future employers of our students.

Students are also mentored by industry leaders and college alumni through guest lectures and networking events. These activities are arranged in liaison with the Commercial Education Society of Australia (CESA) and the Australian Institute of Office Professionals (AIOP).

No matter how the economy is going, good office staff are always needed, especially if you are a ‘Patrick’s Graduate’. Consider your future today with Patrick’s College Australia (PCA).

Level 7 (Manning Building), 451 Pitt St, Sydney CBD - across from Central Station / Belmore Park.

Course Cost*

The cost for this course is $10,000.00


  • Fortnightly: 20 X payments $500.00
  • Monthly: 10 payments: 10 X $1,000.00
  • Term: 4 X $2,500.00 due on each census date


Patrick's College Australia is an approved VET Student Loans Provider for this qualification. VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements and applicants should be aware that a VET Student Loan gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid. Eligible applicants with an available VET Student Loan balance can borrow up to $10,813.00.


Download a guide to additional fees for corporate dress.

Course Overview

Duration: 40 weeks

Course Delivery:

4 days in class, Work Placement also provided.

VET Student Loans *
PCA is an approved VET Student Loans Provider for this qualification. 

Entry Requirements: 

Completion of either Year 10, Year 11 or Year 12, and by Interview at the College.

Course Cost *


BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others
BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBOPS501 Manage business resources
BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace
BSBINS512 Monitor business records systems
BSBOPS503 Develop administrative systems
BSBMKG546 Develop social media engagement plans
SIRXMKT006 Develop a social media strategy
BSBTEC403 Apply digital solutions to work processes
BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
BSBINS504 Maintain digital repositories

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