Diploma in Business

Offered: Online - 1 x 2hr weekly lecture

In Person - Gold Coast

Expected Completion: 1 year

Next Intake:

17th of January 2022

14th of March 2022

18th of July 2022

This savvy Diploma of Business course is for those seeking to further develop their skills across a diverse range of business functions.



Design an E Commerce Site

Social Media

Marketing Opportunities


Projects Work

Budgets & Financial Plans

Staying up to date with trends, marketing, social media, budgets, finances and project work. This course is designed specifically for the freelance worker, small business owner or those who need to polish up on business knowledge and skills. 
Whether you aspire to start your own business or expedite your career in business, this program will help you get business ready. 
The Diploma of Business (50120) is delivered in partnership with RTO 41209. Elysian Institute of Beauty and Complimentary Studies (RTO 41209) Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Nationally Recognised qualification.

There are no entry requirements for this course. 

CLICK HERE to Download the 2022 Course Guide



ACA offers students the opportunity to experience a wide range of different studio practices, each of which will require specific materials and equipment. It is the student’s responsibility to determine what materials and equipment are required for each topic. Participants studying in person are to attend each class with a laptop. Specialised Studio Workshops require additional materials and supplies and these costs are determined by the student’s choice of items. The trainer will have class Kits together to ensure that student have the essential supplies to assist them in the execution of high quality work and consistency across specialisations. A Styling Kit is included in the Tuition Fees and will be handed out on the first day of class.


Participants undertake four Nationally Accredited Units of Competency. Student will have access to attend a virtual lecture ranging from 1 - 2 hours per week. Alternitively they can attend lectures on site at the Gold Coast Campus. The Diploma of Business can be completed externally online or by remote learning. To qualify for successful completion of this course, the participant must pass each Unit of Competency. Participants have a maximum timeframe of 2 years to complete this course. Expected completion for an engaged participant is 10 months - 1 year.


The Diploma of Business (BSB50215) is delivered in partnership with RTO 31215. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Nationally Recognised qualification issued by RTO 31215 One Step Further.


ACA accepts direct applications only, meaning you can only apply to study at ACA through our website. It is an easy 3-Step Enrolment Process. An ACA representative will get in contact with you to discuss your application and to schedule an interview. After you have completed your interview and supplied all of the required documentation, you will receive a results email within 24hrs.


SOCIAL MEDIA , WEBSITE AND MARKETING BSBMKG546 Develop social media engagement plans BSBMKG501 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities BSBPMG430 Undertake Project Work E-COMM SIRXECM003 Design E Commerce Site

BSBTEC501 Develop and implement an e-commerce strategy

BUSINESS PLANS, FINANCES AND RESOURCES BSBOPS501 Manage business resources BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans BSBOPS601 Develop and implement business plans

BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans

CRITICAL THINKING AND COMMUNICATION BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace