Business Courses

BSB50215 - Diploma of Business

FNS40215 - Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

BSB30415 - Certificate III in Business Administration

Your business career path starts here.

These qualifications will give you the skills and knowledge needed to launch your business career.

Our business studies courses are designed to give you the practical skills you need to perform a variety of business functions. The Certificate III introduces students to a range of administrative duties. The bookkeeping qualification provides you with the skills to operate in small to medium sized business and use software to manage day-to-day finances. The diploma builds on existing business experience to develop management skills across a range of areas.

Whether it's a Diploma of Business or a Certificate IV in Bookkeeping, our college has a proud tradition of achieving results for students starting new careers, preparing for promotions or looking for new skills in the workforce. The skills we teach are flexible and transferable, making them suitable for small or large businesses, those in management positions, doing administrative work, warehousing, human resources or public relations and marketing.

Our teachers use their industry experience to provide you with practical knowledge that can be put to use on the job. Whether it is strategy, communication, management, marketing, finance, or administration, you will learn the relevant software and practices.

With the range of business courses available, you can be sure you will know the market and how to own it.

You don't need qualifications to be a success in business, but you do need skills. Business skills is what these courses are designed to give you. Your awareness of business develops throughout the course; systematically and across all aspects of business. As you learn you become more aware of business opportunities and employment opportunities in the business sector. Opportunities lead to experience; and experience leads to growth in your capacity to do effective business. Anyone who can do business well, and make a profit, you will be more successful; irrespective of whether you work in your own business or someone elses.

Business Studies

BSB50215 - Diploma of Business

This twelve month program is designed to give you knowledge and skills in Business practices. This course is offered full-time and part-time. The Diploma of Business has been developed to ensure you graduate job ready, with the core business knowledge and skills required to move into management roles in large organisations or become an entrepreneur and launch your own business. This course will teach you how to research, analyse and interpret the domestic and international business environments. Critical thinking skills are used to create strategic business and marketing plans and identify strategic business opportunities. Graduates of the Diploma of Business will be confident and job ready with the knowledge and skills to secure entry to mid-level business support or management roles in a small to large organisations, or will have the core business skills and support to start their own business. This qualification would apply to individuals with various job titles including executive officers, program consultants and program coordinators. Individuals in these roles may possess substantial experience in a range of settings, but seek to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions.

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FNS40215 - Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

This qualification is designed to reflect the job roles of contract bookkeepers and employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries.

A Business Activity Statement (BAS) service is a tax agent service that includes, but is not limited to, the following:
preparing or lodging an approved form about a taxpayer's liabilities, obligations or entitlements under a BAS provision; giving a taxpayer advice about a BAS provision that the taxpayer can reasonably be expected to rely upon to satisfy their taxation obligations; or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to a BAS provision.

Persons providing a BAS service must be registered by the Tax Practitioner's Board and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the educational requirements for registration. Other conditions apply including a designated period of experience. Persons seeking BAS agent registration should check current registration requirements with the Board as this is regularly reviewed.

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BSB30415 - Certificate III in Business Administration

This six month program is designed to give you knowledge and skills in Business practices. If you are looking to re-enter the work force or want a career change, this qualification will give you the knowledge and practical skills to work within any office environment. This qualification provides a well-rounded balance of skills that will assist you in becoming an invaluable team member to a wide range of businesses. You'll learn how to perform introductory-level office administration tasks including using relevant Microsoft Office software, to create business and desktop published documents, worksheets and spreadsheets. Build your administration confidence with this business course! Master Microsoft Office 2010 programs such as word processing, spreadsheets, electronic presentations, desktop publishing and email. This course is offered full-time and part-time. This qualification applies to a range of administrative roles in varied contexts. Individuals in these positions use some discretion and judgement and may provide technical advice and support to a team.

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Don't be Fooled – The Real Costs Associated with courses at other colleges

It's essential to understand exactly what's included in your course fees and whether there will be additional mandatory fees charged by the college

Other colleges have addition costs which require you to purchase things like:

  • Student ID ($25)
  • A Laptop/Computer with required software ($1000’s)
  • Printing & photocopying by student ($/per print)
  • Stationery ($???)
  • USB Thumb Drive and/or Portable Hard Drive ($100’s)
  • Equipment Kit ($55 + $18/month for cloud services)

At Australian Institute of Advanced Studies everything is included in the cost of your course. You get to use the computers for course related work at anytime during business hours for the whole time you are studying your course, free of charge! You have access to full colour printers/copiers for course related work, free of charge! Your student ID is included and access to Microsoft 365 from anywhere is free of charge! (See course details for what's included in each course).


All information was accurate at time of publication, however Australian Institute of Advanced Studies policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.