Course Code
Study Area(s)
Business and Clerical
Course Length
Full-time(6 months)

Start Date(s): February 2018
End Date(s): August 2018
Days and Time: Daytime classes (Monday and Tuesday)

Course Overview

If you love the hustle and bustle of a busy office environment and are looking to progress your career into a higher level office Management position, then why not take that next step with our Diploma of Business Administration.

Our nationally recognised Diploma of Business Administration blends theory with practical training, providing an advanced level of corporate understanding from running a business to office supervision and office management, providing managerial-level training for clerical and administration staff.

A career in business administration is far from just answering telephones and taking messages. You need a broad range of technical skills to keep up with the pace – all of which we’ll teach you in a short time.


Click here for course modules


Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
BSBADM502Manage Meetings30
BSBADM503Plan And Manage Conferences30
BSBADM506Manage Business Document Design And Development80
BSBCUS501Manage Quality Customer Service40
BSBITU401Design And Develop Complex Text Documents100
BSBPMG522Undertake Project Work60
BSBWOR501Manage personal work priorities and professional development60

How will I be assessed?

You will need to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required for the course. You will be assessed by written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance the type and dates of assessment. If needed, you will have the opportunity for reassessment.

What will I study?

Specific module listing is available under the modules tab.

Please find below more information what the course will teach you:

  • Managing meetings and conferences
  • Managing work priorities and professional development
  • Managing business document design and development
  • Managing quality customer service
  • Managing team effectiveness
  • Using MYOB for processing payroll

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.


For Business and Industry

We offer our business and industry clients customised workforce training, flexible delivery (when and where it suits you) and onsite assessments.

Call us on 1300 615 141 or contact us online for an obligation free consultation.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below relate to 2018 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
Government Subsidised
Average annual course fee#
Average annual course fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Average annual course fee#

Table 2

Average material
fees per annum *


Average consumable
fees per annum*

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

2018 Student Services Fee (Table 3)

 Type of cohort:
Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2018: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None


The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
420 399 $8.00 $1.60 $10.00

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2018. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

For a fee schedule, call us on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or (03) 9279 2222.

Alternatively email enquiries@kangan.edu.au.


Can I apply?

You may apply if you have satisfactorily completed a Certificate III in Business/Accounts Administration or Certificate IV in Business/Business Administration or have approved equivalent industry skills and experience.

Where and how can I study?

Training is divided between work placement and daytime classes (Monday and Tuesday) at the Broadmeadows campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

The Diploma of Business Administration will prepare you for work in a supervisory or middle management role, or assisting professionals in office administrative or management positions such as office supervisor, office manager, personal assistant or executive assistant.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

Gain skills in the business procedures of an office and develop a range of office management skills.

These skills include managing meetings and conferences, managing business document design and development, managing work priorities and professional development and using MYOB for processing payroll.

What qualifications will I receive?

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be awarded the Diploma of Business Administration.

This is a nationally recognised course as part of the Australian Qualifications Framework.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

Further your studies into a higher level course, such as the Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management. Upon completion, this qualification can be used as a pathway to the Bachelor of Applied Management delivered by Kangan Institute in association with Federation University Australia at the Broadmeadows campus or courses at other universities.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course you must complete an online application by clicking the 'apply here' tab above or for further information call us on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au.

This course has a mid-year intake.

If you are a year 12 student or have recently completed VCE, you can apply through VTAC (Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre). Details of the application process can be obtained through the VTAC website or through the VTAC Guide which is available from leading newsagents and libraries in July.

How will I be selected for this course?

You will be selected for this course if you have successfully completed a Certificate III in Business/Accounts Administration or Certificate IV in Business.

Other applicants will be interviewed by our teachers to assess your suitability for the course in addition to completing a pre-training review. Applicants will also be required to undertake a LLN assessment.