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Diploma of Business BSB50215

Make Fitness Your Business


Become your own boss and carve a fitness enterprise with the Diploma of Business BSB50215.

Becoming a business owner is a rewarding career path, enabling you to carve out your niche and succeed in the fitness industry. If you seek to do business your way and succeed as an enterprising fitness entrepreneur, equip yourself for a life-long career when you study the Diploma of Business with the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers.

As you are introduced to the realm of business and management, you will develop a firm understanding of how to run an effective and efficient fitness business. You will learn the fundamentals of planning, establishing and operating a successful business, manage finances, and formulate profitability, sustainability and growth strategies.

Getting started in your course is all too easy. Delivered via our online eCampus, course material is tailored to your lifestyle, meaning you choose when and where you study. Offering you the highest quality support, our dedicated Education Support Team will assist you in attaining the credentials you need for industry success.

Career Outcomes

Once you’ve completed your Diploma of Business, you’ll be able to use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate your own work and/or the work of a team, including potentially gaining employment as a:

  • Executive Officer
  • Program Consultant
  • Program Coordinator

Some of these occupations may be new for you or they could be areas for advancement in your existing employment.

Course Overview

  • Delivery Options



    The Diploma of Business is available to study at a face-to-face location near you. Contact our Career Advisors on 1300 61 61 80 for more information.




    Delivered online, via our e-learning management system, My eCampus, which means you can sign up and start studying at a time that suits you.

  • Commencement Dates

    Depending on your chosen delivery option and your location, commencement dates for the Diploma of Business will vary.

    Contact us on 1300 61 61 80 for more information regarding commencement dates.

  • Course Length

    Diploma of Business students have up to 12 months to complete their studies.

    Contact us on 1300 61 61 80 for more information regarding course length.

  • Assessment

    To be assessed as competent, learners need to provide evidence of their knowledge and skills relevant to the unit of competence. Assessment methods may include:

    • Quizzes
    • Short answer questions
    • Assignments / Projects
    • Observation Report
    • Practical Assessment / Projects
    • Case Study / Role Play
    • Logbook
  • Entry Requirements

    To undertake this qualification, individuals are required to:

    • have successfully completed Year 12 or equivalent level of reading, writing and comprehension


    Given that some students may already be able to demonstrate their competence in some units, a recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment process may be available to students to recognise skills and knowledge that may have been gained through formal and informal training and/or learning, work experience and life experience.

  • Cost

    Option 1: Face-to-face with online theory

    The cost of this qualification when delivered via this option is $17,000.


    Option 2: Online in your own time

    The cost of this qualification when delivered via this option is $12,890.

  • Payment Options

    This course is VET FEE-HELP* approved, meaning you can start studying today with no upfront costs.

    Your course fee includes the delivery and assessment of your qualification, your study materials (including all resources) and the support you receive from our Education Team.

    Enquire now and ask one of our friendly Career Advisors about other payment options, or how you can start studying a Diploma of Business with VET FEE-HELP.

    * VET FEE-HELP is an Australian Government Student Loan Scheme. Eligibility criteria apply.

  • Qualification

    Diploma of Business BSB50215

Course Structure

  • BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage performance and professional development. Particular emphasis is on setting and meeting priorities, analysing information and using a range of strategies to develop further competence.
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for future application. This unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other set requirements.
  • BSBCUS401 - Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to advise, carry out and evaluate customer service strategies. It applies to individuals who have well developed skills and a broad knowledge of customer service strategies for addressing customer needs and problems, and who may provide guidance or delegate work related tasks to others.
  • BSBCUS402 - Address customer needs
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage the ongoing relationship with a customer, including assisting the customer to articulate their needs, meeting customer needs and managing networks to ensure customer needs are addressed. The customer relationship would typically involve direct interaction a number of times over an extended period.
  • BSBHRM506 - Manage recruitment, selection and induction process
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage all aspects of recruitment selection and induction processes, in accordance with organisational policies and procedures. It applies to individuals or human resource personnel who take responsibility for managing aspects of selecting new staff and orientating those staff in their new positions. It is not assumed that the individual will be directly involved in the selection processes themselves, although this may well be the case.
  • BSBHRM513 - Manage workforce planning
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage planning in relation to an organisation's workforce including researching requirements, developing objectives and strategies, implementing initiatives and monitoring and evaluating trends. It applies to individuals who are Human Resource Managers or staff members with a role in a policy or planning unit that focuses on workforce planning.
  • BSBMKG501 - Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, evaluate and take advantage of marketing opportunities by analysing market data, distinguishing characteristics of possible markets and assessing viability of changes to operations. It applies to individuals working in a supervisory or management role within a marketing team, advertising team or media organisation.
  • BSBRSK501 - Manage risk
    This unit describes skills and knowledge required to manage risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting. It applies to individuals who are working in positions of authority and are approved to implement change across the organisation, business unit, program or project area. They may or may not have responsibility for directly supervising others.

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