Diploma of Business Administration

dip business admin
Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Deepening
Business & Management
Course Location
Online; GippsTAFE Academy (Traralgon)
Course Duration
12 Months
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
Study Modes
Online; Flexible
Starting Date
Full Time:
  • February 2014

With ongoing enrolment options

  • Ongoing

Ongoing enrolments from June 2012


Sionainn Hayes
Phone:  (03) 5120 4542
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email:  sionainnh@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Alison Lawless
Phone: (03) 5120 4505
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: alisonla@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

This program offers graduates the opportunity to enhance their administration skills for application in their existing role, or enable the participant to move into a role with more responsibility.

This course is now available to study online, allowing you the flexibility to study at your own pace when and where you like. Studying online means you don’t need to arrange time away from family or work commitments and our dedicated teaching staff will ensure that you have access to all the support you need.

Your teachers will be available by phone and email throughout the course, you can arrange to meet with them on campus at any time and optional open door sessions and workshops will provide opportunities for you to connect with staff and your fellow students throughout your study.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work and/or the work of a team.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Diploma of Business Administration.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Employment Prospects

    • Executive Assistant
    • Office/Practice Manager
    • Corporate Services Co-ordinator
    • Administration Officer
    • Accounts Supervisor

        Entry Requirements

        This course is designed for those who are working in an administrative role or have significant experience in administration.

        Those considering this qualification are required to have attained a Certificate IV in Business Administration or other relevant qualifications or hold significant vocational experience in a relevant work environment.

        How To Apply

        Direct to Institute


        A range of assessment methods will be used including work based projects, Recognition of Prior Learning and diagnostic assessment.

        Opportunities For Further Study

        Upon successful completion of this qualification, graduates can undertake studies in the Advanced Diploma of Management and our pathway in to the Bachelor of Applied Management with the University of Ballarat.

        Career Outcome
        Bachelor of Applied Management
        Department Manager, Senior Manager, Area Sales Manager, Quality Manager, Management Consultant, Regional Manager
        Advanced Diploma of Management
        Area Manager, Department Manager, Regional Manager

        Can prospective students enrol in individual units?


        Course Structure

        Unit Code
        Unit Name
        Elective units
        * A selection of 8 elective units are to be undertaken
        Manage meetings
        Plan and manage conferences
        Plan or review administrative systems
        Manage business document design and development
        Manage quality customer service
        Manage people performance
        Ensure team effectiveness
        Manage projects