Double Diplomas: BSB50215- Diploma of Business and BSB50618 – Diploma of Human Resources Management

 KCBT’s Double Diplomas: BSB50215 Diploma of Business and BSB50618 Diploma of Human Resources Management will allow you to achieve two diplomas.

This Double Diploma course of BSB50215 Diploma of Business and BSB50618 Diploma of Human Resources Management has been developed in accordance with the training package requirements for each of these qualifications and meets the national requirements for business and management and includes practical activities and industry relevant tasks projects. This double qualification will also assist learners in managing the work of others as well as reviewing management practices in any industry or organisational setting.

Double qualifications such as this have been offered in Colleges and Universities throughout the world for many years with the true worth of learners successfully achieving double qualifications is now becoming increasingly recognised within the Australian Vocational sector. The combination of two Diplomas is a significant advantage in any workplace, particularly those that offer the necessary skills of business and management.

Benefits of these Double Diplomas:

  • Gain two sought after nationally recognised qualifications
  • Receive two certificates upon successful completion of the double diploma 
  • Save time and money
  • Double your career choices
  • Expand your career horizons

Keystone College Business & Technology (KCBT) is an international college in Perth offering a range of business courses. We specialise in delivering a quality training and assessment to international students and pride ourselves on our diverse and dynamic group of students. Our Business and Human Resource courses are particularly popular, because of the career choices available to graduates.

We are not your traditional college, we use digital educational tools and use simulated work environment to make the course as realistic and practical as possible. Our e-learning is designed to add a digital dimension to your studies and provide you with additional information and knowledge that directly complements your study classes.

Qualification Description

BSB50215 Diploma of 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.

Conversely, it may also apply to those with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.

Qualification Description

BSB50618 Diploma of Human Resource Management

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in a variety of roles within the human resources sector who have a sound theoretical knowledge base in human resources management and demonstrate a range of managerial skills to ensure that human resources functions are effectively conducted in an organisation or business area. Typically they would have responsibility for the work of other staff.

Course Duration/Fees

Full time: 52 weeks (43 study weeks + 9 weeks term break) - 4 Terms
Tuition Fees: $8,500 (Scholarships available – contact KCBT or your agent for more information)
Application Fees: $250 (applicable on new enrolments only, once off fee)
Resources Fee: $500

The Resource Fee covers equipment and resources used in the delivery of your course at KCBT

The delivery methods for this course include

  • Face-to-face classroom-based structured learning.
  • Simulated business environment
  • E-learning (Not more than 30% of the course)
  • Learners will be required to bring their laptop device (BYOD – bring your own device) - for further details regarding the BYOD policy visit: Policies

Entry Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or over
  • Completed Year 12 (or equivalent)
  • Minimum 5.5 IELTS score & above or equivalent or KCBT placement test.

(Those students who do not meet the minimum English requirement will need to package this program with an English Course before proceeding to this qualification).


2020: 09/11
2021: 04/01, 08/02, 05/04, 10/05, 05/07, 09/08, 04/10, 08/11

2020: 09/11
2021: 04/01, 08/02, 05/04, 10/05, 05/07, 09/08, 04/10, 08/11

Please refer to Course Details/Prices link for more details.

Course Content

This double diploma course structure contains eight (8) common units between the two qualifications required to be completed within this KCBT double diploma - being BSB50215 Diploma of Business and BSB50618 Diploma of Human Resources Management requiring learners to enrol in both of these qualifications at a selected time during the prescribed 52 weeks course duration – this ensures learners have the opportunity to complete all the chosen common units and the additional individual unit required for this “double diploma ” course.

BSBRSK501Manage risk
BSBPMG522Undertake project work
BSBADM506Manage business document design and development
BSBHRM501Manage human resource services
BSBHRM506Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
BSBHRM513Manage workforce planning
BSBWRK520Manage employee relations
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBHRM512 Develop and manage performance


All units of competence will be assessed using a selection of tools (including portfolios, reports, role-plays, observations in the real simulated work environment, case studies, questioning, simulation activities, and knowledge-based assessments)

Recognition of Prior Learning

An application can be made for RPL when the learner believes that they have already attained the necessary skills and competencies elsewhere (work, other study etc.). The RPL policy, procedure and application form is available from the reception upon request or on the college website (

Learners will be required to provide evidence to support their application. The application will be processed and assessed in accordance with the KCBT RPL and recognition Policy and Procedure. Assessment includes a challenge test of skill demonstration in a simulated or real work environment.

Credit Transfer

Learners, who can demonstrate they already hold any of the Units of Competency specified above, may be eligible to receive a credit transfer for those units. They will need to submit a verified Certificate or Statement of Attainment issued by a RTO for recognition purposes.

Please complete RPL or Credit Transfer or Exemption Form ( and attach detailed evidence of your relevant experience / study, completed academic transcripts and official unit description(s) to your application.

For all credit transfer request, the learner is required to authorize Keystone College of Business and Technology – RTO Code - 41183 to access the Unique Student Identifier (USI) transcript online to confirm the validity of the old transcripts. For more information on how to enable Keystone College of Business and Technology, to view your transcript, please watch this video (

Learners who are awarded a credit transfer will be exempted from completing those units at KCBT and this will be recorded on the system as a variation.

Study Pathway and Career Opportunities

Pathways into the qualification:

Preferred pathways for learners enrolling in the BSB50215 Diploma of Business and BSB50618 Diploma of Human Resource Management include:

  • BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business
    • BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources
    • BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration.
    • Other relevant qualifications/Industry experience
    • Completed Year 12 (or equivalent)
    • Evidence of relevant vocational (industry) experience

    Pathways from this qualification

    Exit Points
    • All units of Competency are delivered as standalone. This provision is to enable flexibility and time for sufficient, reliable evidence to be gathered to enable assessors to make a competency judgement. Should a learner not be able to complete all the Units of Competency required to be awarded this qualification they will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for the individual units of competency for which they have been assessed as competent.
    • Learners successfully completing the KCBT double diploma course’s nine (9) selected units of competency may be eligible for the issuance of a KCBT award and Academic Record as follows:

      • BSB50215 Diploma of Business Learners must successfully complete all eight (8) common units of competency whilst enrolled in this qualification as required for this double diploma course.
        • BSB50618 Diploma of Human Resources Management The learner must successfully complete the one (1) additional individual unit of competency whilst enrolled in this qualification as required for this double diploma course. Learners enrolled in this qualification will be granted credits as per AQF guidelines (AQF Qualifications Pathways Policy section 2.1.8) for the eight (8) common units of competency successfully completed whilst enrolled in the BSB50215 Diploma of Business as required in this KCBT double diploma course.
        • Upon successful completion of the full qualification.
        After achieving the BSB50215 Diploma of Business and BSB50618 Diploma of Human Resource Management, learners may undertake:
        • BSB60215 Advanced Diploma of Business
        • BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management
        • Other Advanced Diploma qualifications.

        Learners may be able to receive credit transfer for some units of competency if they appear in the pathway.

        KCBT policy prevents learners under the age of 18 from registering in KCBT courses or programs.

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