Diploma of Marketing and Communication

NVR Education
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Course Area:
Management and Commerce
Study Mode:
Full Time
New South Wales
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Delivery Mode:
Online Delivery,Blended Delivery

Course Overview

This qualification applies to individuals with a sound theoretical knowledge base in marketing and communication and who demonstrate a range of managerial skills to ensure that functions are effectively conducted in an organisation or business area. Typically they would have responsibility for the work of other staff and lead teams.

The BSB Business Services Training Package requires that students have completed all core units from BSB42415 Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication.

This qualification will be delivered over 36 weeks, including 40 weeks of training and assessment spread over 6 terms of 6 weeks and 16 weeks of holidays. Holidays are 2 weeks after each term, with the exception of the 4 week mid and end of year breaks.

Class sessions are planned to ensure that students have a mixture of practical and theoretical components and those classes cater for a wide variety of learning styles. Additionally, workplace practices and environments are simulated and used to conduct skills based assessments in accordance with unit requirements.

Students are required to study for at least 20 hours per week by attending scheduled classes for 14 hours and complete approximately 6 hours of Self-Paced Learning activities per week. Timetable information will be finalised closer to the course start date at Orientation. Students may commence this course at the start of any intake.

During this COVID-19 pandemic we are delivering our courses in a Virtual Learning Environment. This means that the mode of delivery for your course is temporarily online.

Students who complete this course may wish to further their study into the BSB61315 Advanced Diploma of Marketing and Communication or a range of Advanced Diploma qualifications.

The BSB52415 Diploma of Marketing and Communication requires the successful completion of three (3) core units and nine (9) elective units. Electives for this qualification have been chosen by NVR Education to ensure that students achieve a broad range of skills and knowledge in marketing and communication.

Note that for international students satisfactory course progress is required in order to meet visa requirements. More information can be found in the International Student Handbook that also includes information on the specific support that is available to international students. Students who are identified as being at risk of not meeting course progress requirements will be provided with additional support as recorded in an intervention strategy.

Upon acceptance of a student’s application for enrolment, a letter of offer and written agreement, will be forwarded to students. Students must read through all provided information as it will provide all necessary information about the course of study. A Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) letter will be issued once the signed acceptance of the offer and written agreement are received.

Orientation will be provided the week before your course starts. Orientation will include information about the campus, living in Australia, accessing our support services and methods for achieving success throughout the course, including course progress requirements.

This course outline should be read in conjunction with International Student Handbook. This can be found online at www.nvr.edu.au/policies-and-procedures/ 

All students will be provided with a range of learning support options and resources to help them achieve competency. This includes: Academic and personal support and Referral to external support services.

Assessment methods used for this qualification will provide a range of ways for individuals to demonstrate that they have met the required outcomes including: Projects, Presentations, Report writing, Observations, Questioning (oral or written). At the beginning of each unit, trainers will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed.

Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning) as per the information included in our International Student Handbook, which is available at www.nvr.edu.au/policies-and-procedures/ 

For international students, the granting of course credit may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course. The result of an application for credit and any changes to fees or course duration will be advised to students in writing.

If course credit is granted following issuance of the Confirmation of Enrolment, students will receive a new Confirmation of Enrolment showing a reduced duration.

For any questions about course credit, contact us at the details shown below.

The Enrolment Form and our International Student Handbook, which contains more information about the enrolment process, can be found at: http://www.nvr.edu.au/policies-and-procedures/ 

This qualification has been superseded. Students enrolled to study or complete their course after the teach-out date will be Transitioned to the new qualification before the end of the transition period (19/04/2022).

Entry Requirement

Admission Requirements
Minimum Age to Apply
Be at least 18 years of age
Academic Entry Requirements
Have completed BSB42415 Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication or a Statement of Attainment including the 5 Core units of the course
Language Requirement
English Language Requirements
Have an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old) or an Australian qualification equivalent to a minimum of Certificate IV level (or a substantial component towards a Certificate IV level)

Career Opportunities

  • Sales Manager
  • Marketing Team Leader
  • Product Manager
  • Marketing Manager

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