Diploma in Business Administration [NQA]
The Diploma in Business Administration is a more intensive program under the National Qualifications that equips learner with deeper knowledge on the techniques of being successful as a business administrator in any business organization. It is accredited by ACTVET.
- Course Level: Level 5
- Course Code: PQFC00050112
The aim of the Diploma in Business Administration is to give a depth of knowledge, skill and application to learner who are practitioners in the workplace.
The qualification has three core units on health and safety, communication and social responsibility and citizenship, and six specialist units. The specialist units look at ensuring team effectiveness, managing meetings, managing documents, planning and reviewing meetings, managing personal work priorities and representing the organisation.
The qualification of this program has been classified as a Level 5 Qualification; Indicating that a broad range of specialized and relevant associated knowledge, including some theoretical and abstract concepts with limited depth.
- IELTS level 4.5 is preferred.
- Level of knowledge, skill and performance of human resources on entry is minimum requirement.
- Functional IT skills would be an advantage.
- Minimum level entry qualification is Certificate 4.
- Credit transfer is available as published.
Duration & Timing
This Qualification can be completed as a part-time or full-time depending on the number of registered units, where these units are offered as morning and/or evening classes during weekdays and weekends.
1 Year duration.
|No.||Title||Unit Code||Credit Value|
|Application Core unit standards (All mandatory)|
|1||Apply Business Ethics in the Workplace||BNS05009NU17||1|
|2||Apply Business Communication in the Workplace||LOG05002NU17||1|
|3||Use Budgets and Forecasts in Business Environment||FIN05003NU17||1|
|4||Supervise for an Effective Team||BNS05011NU17||1|
|5||Conduct and Facilitate Meetings||ADM05002NU17||1|
|7||Implement the Information System||ADM05003NU17||1|
|8||Use Problem Solving and Decision Making Techniques||BNS05012NU17||1|
|9||Develop Business-to-Business Relationships||RET05011NU17||1|
|10||Use Research Methods||ADM05004NU17||1|
|Total Credit Value of Application unit standards||10|
|Core unit standards (All mandatory)|
|1||Promote Effective Workplace Processes||BNS05013NU17||4|
|2||Ensure Team Effectiveness||ADM05005NU17||4|
|4||Supervise Business Document Design and Development||BNS05014NU17||4|
|5||Implement and Monitor Information Systems||ADM05007NU17||4|
|6||Manage Personal Work priorities and Professional Development||ADM05001NU17||4|
|7||Represent own Organisation||ADM05008NU17||4|
|8||Use Business Ethics in the Workplace||BNS05001NU17||3|
|9||Use Effective Business Communications||LOG05001NU17||4|
|Evaluate Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability initiatives||BNS05005NU17||
|11||Develop Budgets and Forecasts||FIN05001NU17||5|
|Total Credit Value of Core unit standards||44|
|Unit standards – options|
|Level 5 – Optional Level 5 Units|
|1||Use Decision Making Tools in the Workplace||BNS05008NU17||4|
|3||Develop Knowledge of the Business Environment||BNS05003NU17||4|
|4||Lead and Develop an Effective Team||BNS05002NU17||4|
|5||Prepare to manage a Project in the Workplace||BNS05004NU17||3|
|6||Supervise Workplace Sustainability||HLT05001NU17||4|
|Total Credit Value of Unit standards – L5 Options||24|
|Level 4 – Select maximum of 20 credits|
|1||Contribute to the Implementation of Emergency Procedures||
|2||Facilitate Effective Workplace Communication||ADM04003NU17||3|
|3||Develop Community Participation through Social Responsibility||
|4||Work within an Organisational Structure||ADM04007NU17||3|
|5||Coordinate Business Resources||ADM04010NU17||3|
|6||Use ICT Applications for Business||ENG04001NU17||6|
|7||Promote Innovation and Change in an Organization||BNS04003NU17||4|
|Total Credit Value of Unit standards – L4 Options||12 out of
|Total Credit Value of Unit Standards for this Qualification||90|