OPEC College

This course is Nationally Recognised Training.


Advanced Diploma of BUSINESS

This advanced diploma is for individuals with the skills needed to expertly navigate a wide range of business services roles. It will validate their experiences that demonstrated the capacity to solve complex problems, manage finances, develop business plans, and lead or innovate other relevant business processes. This turns your already proven capacity to lead and manage teams within the workplace into a nationally recognised qualification.

Earn your Advanced Diploma of Business with OPEC College!

The BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) offers experienced professionals a streamlined pathway to enhance their business skills and credentials. This program recognises and values your existing knowledge, skills, and work experience, allowing you to earn a nationally recognized qualification without duplicating what you already know. Through the RPL process, you’ll demonstrate your expertise in various business domains, such as strategic planning, leadership, marketing, finance, and more. By compiling evidence of your achievements and practical experience, you can fast-track your learning journey and attain the Advanced Diploma of Business qualification.

This program is designed for individuals who have a substantial background in the business field and are seeking formal recognition of their capabilities. Whether you’re an established business professional looking to validate your skills or aiming to advance your career prospects, the BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business through RPL empowers you to showcase your proficiency and open new avenues of success in the dynamic business landscape.

How to Achieve the Qualification

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Personalised to your needs, available on all OPEC College qualifications

RPL can provide you with nationally recognised qualifications through converting your existing skills, knowledge and experience, gained through prior work or study, into formal competencies. Gain qualifications simply through providing evidence of relevant knowledge and skills you have gained through previous work.

Free skills assessment

Fill in our pre-assessment form and we'll give you the guidance you need for the next steps to achieving your career and qualification goals.

Evidence portfolio and review

We work with you to provide evidence and we conduct gap training if needed

You're now qualified!

Your new certifications are Nationally recognised and issued by our Registered Training Organisation (RTO). You are now ready to pursue your new career opportunities!

Our RPL Process

Course Details and Structure

RPL is achieved at your own pace with our support for your evidence gathering process. This is typically completed within 2 to 4 weeks.

*We have open enrollment which means you can start whenever you are ready.

Units that will be assessed

Total number of units = 10 (5 core units plus 5 elective units)

Core units

  • BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
  • BSBFIN601 Manage organisational finances
  • BSBOPS601 Develop and implement business plans
  • BSBSUS601 Lead corporate social responsibility
  • BSBTEC601 Review organisational digital strategy

Elective Units

  • BSBINS601 Manage knowledge and information
  • BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement
  • BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area
  • BSBLDR602 Provide leadership across the organisation
  • BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development

NOTE: The elective unit options listed represent the OPEC College approved elective unit options offered. This is a reduced list from the qualification packaging rules specified electives list. If you would like an elective unit that is not included in this list, please speak to your Trainer/Assessor.

Work Outcomes & Career Pathways

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

Course Fees

Enrolment fee of $500 and the balance may be paid upon completion.

Payment Options

A range of flexible payment plans are available and can be set up at the enrolment stage.

Current government funding models possibly available to OPEC College students are found on the Funding page, click here for more information.

Entry Requirements

Formal Entry Requirements

Entry to this qualification is limited to those who either:

  • Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions); OR
  • Have two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise.

Technical Requirements

Please see the technical requirements below, as you will need access to a modern personal computer and the internet to study this course. In addition, you will need to be able to use this computer, including basic word processing, use of Microsoft Office software and electronic communication platforms and internet search engines.

Windows PC / Laptop / Tablet: Windows 7 (or higher) • Latest version of Chrome • Microsoft Office (2010 or higher) • Latest Flash Player • Latest Adobe PDF Reader

Apple Mac: Mac OS X 10.6 (or higher) • Latest version of Chrome or Safari • Microsoft Office for Mac (2010 or higher) • Latest Flash Player • Latest Adobe PDF Reader

Android: Android latest version • Latest version of Chrome

iPhone & iPad: iOS latest version • Latest version of Chrome (*Students using an iPad or iPhone will need to upload documents from a Laptop, PC or have a Dropbox account)