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Study Business in Australia

Business is a really solid study area. By doing business studies, you develop skills that are relevant to almost any kind of work. And you gain a qualification that has value in the job market. Business Courses are courses focusing on teaching the process of managing a business or non-profit organization.

You can learn the fundamentals administrative skills to make you a valuable member of an office team.

Business courses will equip you with the skills needed to succeed in Business and Administration, with office-based roles, in Australia and internationally.

The skills that you will acquire with a business qualification covers a broad range of subjects, such as economics, accounting and entrepreneurial training. You will start with learning the core concepts in all of these fields, so as to ensure there will be no significant gaps when starting a career.

Information about Business Courses

Course Options

Certificate II, III, IV in Business

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of junior administrative positions who perform a range of mainly routine tasks using limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge in a defined context. Individuals in these roles generally work under direct supervision.

Diploma, Advanced Diploma of Business

This qualification reflects the varied roles of individuals across different industry sectors who apply a broad range of competencies using some discretion, judgment and relevant theoretical knowledge. They may provide technical advice and support to a team.

Diploma of International Business 

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in various positions across a variety of industry sectors who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base in international business management. They may demonstrate a range of managerial skills to ensure that international business activities are conducted effectively in an organisation or business area. Typically they would have responsibility for the work of other staff and lead teams in conducting international business activities.

Certificate IV in New Small Business

This qualification is suitable for those establishing a small business who use well developed skills and a broad knowledge base to solve a range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others, and have responsibility for the output of others.

Certificate IV  in International Trade 

This qualification is suitable for individuals employing well-developed international trade skills in a wide variety of contexts. Job roles could include export customer service coordinators, exporters, importers and trade coordinators.
They would be adept problem-solvers, could analyse a wide variety of information and may be responsible for the work of others. In most cases, they would report to a more senior international trade/business practitioner.

Diploma of Business & Analytics Training

This multi-disciplinary course draws upon knowledge and skills in business, statistics, computer science, and soft personal skills such as communication and critical thinking. The course covers foundation and advanced business analytics by using state-of-the-art tools to showcase the practical application of knowledge and skills. It also has a strong industry presence to ensure that you're kept up-to-date with the latest developments in this field.

Career Options

Executive Officer, Project Consultant, Administrator, Corporate Services Manager, Practice Manager, Business Development Manager, Project Coordinator, Business Sales Team Leader 

English Proficiency

Usually, you will need to demonstrate you have competent English skills by showing a test results such as IELTS 5.5

High School Certificate 

You will need to provide a copy of your high school diploma to show that you have at least completed junior high school (Grade 10)

18+ Age

You will need to be at least 18 years old to enrol

Typical Subjects that you will study in your Early Childhood Education and Care course include:

Subject Description
  • Manage meetings
  • Plan and manage conferences
  • Plan and implement administrative systems
  • Manage business document design and development
  • Coordinate advertising research
  • Develop a media plan
  • Create mass electronic media advertisements
  • Develop and maintain business continuity plans
  • Develop and implement an e-business strategy
  • Manage payroll
  • Manage human resource services
  • Manage human resource management information systems
  • Manage remuneration and employee benefits
  • Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
  • Manage separation or termination
  • Manage rehabilitation or return to work programs
  • Manage workforce planning
  • Manage an information or knowledge management system
  • Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • Manage intellectual property to protect and grow business
  • Establish and maintain a network of digital devices
  • Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
  • Interpret market trends and developments
  • Plan direct marketing activities





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If you are hoping to continue your studies at university, once you have finished your Diploma of Early Childcare and Education you could request course credit towards a number of different bachelor degrees such as:

Bachelor of Business

Master of  Business and Project Management

Bachelor of Maser of Business Administration

Steps towards an Australian Skilled Visa

As various Management and Consultant occupations are currently on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List  (MLTSSL), once qualified and with the necessary professional experience, it may be possible obtain a skilled or employer-sponsored visa that will allow you to continue to live and work in Australia once you have completed your Australian studies.

Complete your 2-year course

You will need to study a course or package of courses with a duration of at least 2 years,  that will provide you with at least a Diploma level qualification. Your Study Gurus Counselor will help you enrol in a course that will meet the duration and qualification levels to become eligible to apply for a graduate visa.

Apply for your 485 Graduate Visa

After you have studied for 2 years and completed your vocational placement during your studies (most education providers will arrange this for you), you may be eligible to apply for and receive the Temporary Graduate Visa. You will need to obtain a provisional skills assessment and demonstrate your English proficiency. The graduate visa will allow you to live and work in Australia for up to 18 months so you can gain professional experience. Our team of migration agents will work with you through the graduate visa process.

Apply for a formal Skills Assessment

After you have completed your post qualification work experience you will usually need to apply for an official assessment of your skills.  This involves having your qualification and professional work experience assessed by a skills assessment authority.  You will need your skills assessment certificate to be able to apply for an employer-sponsored or skilled independent visa.

Apply for a Skilled or Employer-Sponsored Visa

Upon receipt of your positive skills assessment, you may be eligible to apply for a General Skilled Migration Visa or for the employer sponsorship. Common visas available to a Business Consultant include:

  • 189 – Skilled Independent (subclass 189) – Points-Tested
  • 190 – Skilled Nominated
  • 482 – Temporary Skill Shortage – Medium Term Stream
  • 494 – Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (provisional) – Employer sponsored stream
  • 491 – Skilled Work Regional (provisional) visa

*Applicants must meet the applicable visa eligibility criteria including qualifications, professional work experience, English proficiency, character

Job Outlook for Corporate Services Managers

Future Growth

Very Strong

Median Weekly Pay

$2,783 is the median earnings for a full-time Corporate Services Manager 

Full Time Share

71% of the profession hold full time employment