Diploma of Business

Jobs and Skills WA: Business courses
Are you ready to take care of business?

Complete the Diploma of Business and you will gain career building knowledge and skills to get you into a higher level business role — it's also a great option if you're keen to get into a team leader, supervisor or management role.

You'll learn how to manage a  team, recruit the right people, develop your team's skills, manage organisational risk, develop policy and processes, use digital technologies for working collaboratively, build and maintain business relationships, and manage meetings.

You'll also get valuable experience in project management, facilitating effective meetings, managing risk, and more! 

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Industry: Business and Finance
National course code: BSB50120 | WA State ID: BFT3

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If you would like further information such as when the course is available and how to enrol, and details of course fees, or if you have questions about how the course is delivered, please follow the Find out more link to go to the TAFE's website where you will find full course details and contact information so that you can speak to the TAFE directly.

Become an industry leader with a Diploma of Business.

You will gain the career enhancing knowledge and skills to build and manage a capable team, recruit the right people, develop your team's skills, and managing organisational risk. You will acquire valuable experience in undertaking projects, facilitating effective meetings, and managing risk. When you complete the Diploma of Business you will have what it takes for a career in both the government and private sectors.

Expand your business skills and learn to build effective relationships

Completion of this course will give you the necessary skills needed to manage effectively in a flexible, agile environment and lead and support employees with changing expectations.  

Learning takes place in classrooms, computer labs and our simulated business, giving you the opportunity to put your skills into practice. In our simulated business, you will use effective leadership skills and technology to manage, lead and develop teams. You will apply strong communication skills as you liaise with diverse stakeholders, and use project management skills to meet deadlines and budgetary requirements.  Thinking critically and analytically you’ll solve business problems with a focus on achieving goals and objectives, and implement strategies and processes based on findings from analysing financial and operational information.  

If you want to be an effective leader who inspires team members to exceed expectations, then our Diploma of Business qualification will give you the skills to succeed.  


Successful completion of this qualification will provide you with the skills to manage business operations effectively, as well as lead and support a team of staff. Undertaking a combination of structured learning activities and self-paced study, topics will be themed around operational planning and budgeting, team management and business sustainability. You will explore different methods of communication, various ways to problem-solve, how to build emotional intelligence and manage conflicts within a team environment. You will learn how to think critically and analytically to achieve business goals and create a sustainable competitive advantage within your organisation. 


Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia Campus
Pundulmurra Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus

Be supported by our expert team of lecturers who have a wealth of industry knowledge on best business practice and strong connections with employers. Learn leadership skills and how to manage and motivate a team to reach their potential, bringing your own individual style and flair to relationship development with a wide range of diverse stakeholders. 

Grow strong communications skills to inspire others and build project management techniques and customer service strategies, whilst learning to budget, manage deadlines and think outside the box to come up with creative solutions to business roadblocks.

Study in specialist facilities 

Learn in a simulated real-life office workplace environment, building your communication and interpersonal skills to manage and lead teams whilst using cutting-edge technology to gain practical knowledge of computer software for business management systems.

The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.