BSB50120
Diploma of Business (Records and Information Management)

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The BSB50120 Diploma of Business with a specialisation in records and information management is an ideal qualification for those who have experience in managing information within a business setting. This can include storing information, being responsible for information collection and maintenance, monitoring and recording information, storing and managing records and many other tasks or roles.

This qualification is also suitable for those undertaking records and information management in the public sector where the business operations are larger, but still relevant to the management of information and the storage of data.

If you have experience in this area and would like to support it with a nationally recognised qualification, apply for RPL with CLET and visit your options for this specialist outcome.

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Australian Qualifications Framework
Australian Qualifications Framework
Diploma of Business (Records and Information Management)
Course Code: BSB50120_RIM
Application Completion Time: 28 days
Delivery Mode: RPL ONLY
Awards for RPL:
Diploma or
Statement of Attainment
GAP Training: No
Units Recognised: 12
Nationally Recognised Training:
Payment Plans: Yes
RPL Review and assessment can take a minimum of 28 days to complete
Core Units

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop critical and creative thinking skills in others within a workplace context.

The unit applies to individuals who are developing and coaching others, for whom critical thinking skills (including analysis, synthesis, and evaluation) are an important part of their job roles. This unit applies to individuals who are typically responsible for leading teams.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management in an organisation or work area. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches and supporting and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes.

The unit applies to managers in a wide range of organisations and sectors who have responsibility for the effective use of financial resources within work teams. They are responsible for ensuring that financial resources are managed in line with the financial objectives of the team and organisation.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage resources according to planned business strategies. It includes analysing resource requirements, developing resource plans, allocating resources, and reviewing and reporting on resource usage.

The unit applies to individuals with a role in allocating and monitoring the use of physical and/or human resources to meet defined business objectives.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement workplace sustainability policies and to modify the policy to suit changed circumstances.

The unit applies to individuals with managerial responsibilities who undertake work developing approaches to create, monitor and improve strategies and policies within workplaces. These individuals also engage with a range of relevant stakeholders and specialists.

'Sustainability' in this unit refers to a broad approach that focuses on the minimisation of an organisation’s social, economic and environmental impact, as well as proactive value creation in these areas.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead communication in the workplace within any industry.

This unit has a specific focus on the communication skills required for team leaders with responsibility for other workers.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.



Possible Electives

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise training for an information and knowledge management system and to implement the use of the system.

The unit applies to individuals who are responsible for ensuring relevant information and corporate knowledge are retained, accessible and improve business outcomes.

It applies to information and knowledge management systems that comprise policies, protocols, procedures and practices to manage information or knowledge within the organisation and among relevant stakeholders.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to set up the operational frameworks for the creation, capture and use of records and to monitor and review these frameworks and activities within an organisation.

The unit applies to individuals who work closely with other staff members in an organisation and may also have a degree of individual responsibility and autonomy. They use a range of organisational, analytical and managerial techniques to perform their work in business and records systems or in specialist information management environments, such as archives.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to define, identify and contribute to the information management framework for an organisation or business unit at functional level.

The unit applies to individuals who use analytical skills and specialist knowledge of information management systems and business areas to develop frameworks to support business operations. The individual may have responsibility for a team or sole responsibility for their work within the business system.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and document retention periods and disposal actions for existing and future records created, received and maintained by an organisation in the course of business.

The unit applies to individuals who use analytical skills and specialist knowledge of information management systems and business areas to support organisational operations. The individual may have responsibility for a team or sole responsibility for their work within the business system.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and maintain information and data systems to support decision making, and to optimise the use of knowledge and learning throughout the organisation.

The unit applies to individuals who are responsible for ensuring that critical business information is readily available to review the organisation’s performance and to ensure its effective functioning. It applies to a wide range of information assets such as business performance data, customer feedback, statistical data and financial data.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor the implementation of operational plans to support efficient and effective workplace practices and organisational productivity and profitability.

The unit applies to individuals who manage the work of others and operate within the parameters of a broader strategic and/or business plans.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes skills and knowledge required to manage business risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting.

The unit applies to individuals who are working in positions of authority and who 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.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Employment outcomes for this qualification may include:

  • Data officer
  • Records officer
  • Information management officer
  • Business executive assistant
  • Business support officer

RPL FEES - $1800 (Full RPL Fee)

Initial RPL Review: NO FEE (Free of charge) - This is conducted when RPL Application and evidence received.

PROCEED TO AWARD: $1800 - This fee is only due after initial review is completed, candidate then requests a full RPL assessment is conducted and decides to proceed to be awarded with the qualification. If candidate does not proceed to award, no fee is payable.

STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT - FEE adjusted accordingly. This occurs when initial review is conducted, candidate then requests a full RPL assessment and is awarded PARTIAL RPL for selected units.

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