BSB Training Package Update V.7

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BSB Training Package Update V.7

The Australian Government has recently released changes to the BSB Packages. The new changes can be viewed at following links:

BSB training package v7 explained | Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA)  |   https://www.asqa.gov.au/news-events/news/bsb-training-package-v7-explained.

The changes means that one or more of the courses you may be studying may be updated or superseded with an updated or a new course.
Some of these changes include updates for:
If, and as, your course is affected by these changes, you will be contacted by our Student Services and given more information.
It is extremely important that you are marked competent for all units in your current course to ensure your eligibility for full qualification issuance before the course is superseded.
It is ok if your course has changed. In the event that there are changes to your course name/title, code, unit, duration or entry prerequisites/requirements, you will need to start transitioning to the new BSB package. You can finish your superseded or existing course and graduate with your qualification before April, 2022.
Please go to the FAQ’s section below for possible answers to some of the most frequently asked questions/queries.
Please feel free to contact our Student Services department at academic.support@albrightinstitute.edu.au if you have any further questions about these changes.
As noted, the Australian Government has recently released and approved a new Business Services Training Package (Version 7). BSB training package v7.0 explained | Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).
This means that one or more of the courses you may be studying may be updated or superseded with an updated or new course. Some of these changes include updates for: course name, code, duration, units, course entry pre-requisites and/or requirements, etc.
If your course is affected by these changes, you will be contacted by Albright Institute of Business and Language and provided with more information.
If you require additional information, please contact: academic.support@albrightinstitute.edu.au
In effect, the existing BSB Business Training Package will need be updated. All RTO’s delivering this package will be affected and will need to take necessary steps to update to the new courses that they deliver.
The updates reflect the need to align student outcomes to current and evolving best-practice, support regulatory compliance within the educations industry in an increasingly digital environment and reduce repetition throughout the BSB training package. The update also sees the introduction of transferable skill elective groups and specialisation streams embedded in qualifications.
The majority of training products in the package are no longer considered equivalent, with some qualifications deleted and others merged.
You can go to the links below to watch videos to find out more:
Business Services – PwC’s Skills for Australia or https://youtu.be/t_H2r6tu0RE
Please go to the NEW CHANGES TO TRAINING PACKAGES AND COURSES section in this document to view the list of Albright Institute courses affected. Changes and updates can include any or all of the following:
  • name of the course, specific (or all) Units, duration of the course, course prerequisites/entry requirements
It is ok if your course has changed. In the event that there are changes to your course name/title, code, unit, duration or entry prerequisites/requirements, you will need to start transitioning to the new BSB package. You can finish your superseded or existing course and graduate with your qualification before April, 2022.
Your existing and/or superseded course will be recognised and be accepted as a valid qualification. However, you must successfully complete it before April, 2022) deadline for transition into the new BSB package course.
You can still safely be issued a certificate for the course you are currently studying provided that you successfully complete it before April, 2022. The superseded versions will continue to be recognised as acceptable professional qualifications.
The cut-off date to complete your superseded qualification/course is before April, 2022. So, if you are currently studying and are enrolled in a superseded course, then you required to finish and successfully complete it before April, 2022.
Provided you complete your course successfully before April, 2022, you will still receive the certificate for the course you are studying. As such, your certificate will still be a valid qualification that will be recognised.
Below are examples of how course durations can be impacted due to the range of changes that the introduction of the new BSB training package:
  • Course duration will not change/not be affected: no change to your current enrolment/visa status.
  • Course duration is shortened – see your agent as this may affect your visa.
  • Course duration becomes longer – see your agent as this may affect your visa (you may need to extend your visa to complete your course or you can elect to fast-track your studies to complete within your enrolment/visa duration).

 

New enrolments and new course packages will be affected as result of any changes to units. This means that if you are currently enrolled in a superseded qualification/course, you will be given until April 2022 to successfully complete it.
Note: in the event that you want to or may be enrolled in another course, you may be required to meet new entry prerequisites, requirements, or complete gaps to able to complete before commencing your next course. If this change(s) will apply, you will be notified and informed accordingly.
Albright Institute may have already sent or may send notification (email communication) to you regarding your next course has been changed or updated.
Please note that some of the pre-requisite and entry requirements for units in some courses have changed.
Please see the ENTRY REQUIREMENTS section in this document on the entry requirements/prerequisites of the next course you want to study.
If for any reason, you don’t pass all of the required units in your superseded qualification by April 2022), you will not be issued the full certificate for the qualification, instead you may be only eligible to receive a SoA (Statement of Attainment) document.
Should this happen, you would need to upgrade to the new training package and may be required to complete some new units to be eligible for that new qualification.
You may be able to receive CT’s (Credit Transfers) for any equivalent units you have already completed in your current or previous course. Opportunities may also be available fill the gaps between the old and new qualifications, please enquire with our Student Services.

New Changes to Training packages and Courses

Old Course Code and Title Old Course Duration New Course Code and Title New Course Duration New Course First Intake
BSB42415 – Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication (097929D)12 monthsBSB40820 – Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication (106168F)12 monthsOctober, 2021
BSB52415 – Diploma of Marketing and Communication (096467D)12 monthsBSB50620 – Diploma of Marketing and Communication (106170A)12 monthsOctober, 2021
BSB50215 – Diploma of Business (094005F)12 monthsBSB50120 – Diploma of Business (106169E)12 monthsSeptember, 2021
BSB51918 – Diploma of Leadership and Management (098875E)12 monthsBSB50420 – Diploma of Leadership and Management (104306F)12 monthsJanuary, 2022
BSB61015 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (096466E) 12 months BSB60420 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (106171M)12 monthsJanuary, 2022
BSB51415 – Diploma of Project Management (096468C) 12 months BSB50820 – Diploma of Project Management (104077C)12 monthsMarch, 2022
BSB61218 – Advanced Diploma of Program Management (098961G)12 monthsBSB60720 – Advanced Diploma of Program Management (104459M)12 monthsMarch, 2022
BSB80615 – Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) (0100055)12 monthsBSB80120 – Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) (106172K)24 monthsOctober, 2021
ICT60220 – Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (106175G) 24 months July, 2021
BSB30120 – Certificate III in Business (106173J)12 monthsMarch, 2022
BSB20120 – Certificate II in Workplace Skills (106174H)6 months (26 weeks) August, 2021
PSP50916 – Diploma of Interpreting (LOTE-English) (096470J)6 months (24 weeks)
PSP60816 – Advanced Diploma of Translating (096471G)6 months (24 weeks)

Changes to Entry Requirements

Some of our courses have been superseded, while new courses have been added to our scope.
Majority of our courses have had updates to their academic entry requirements.
Please see below link to check the entry requirements for your chosen of future course(s).
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FAQ’s Course changes – Training package updates

The Australian Government has approved and released the new BSB Business Services Training Package (Release 7), which means that the existing BSB Business Training Package will need be updated to this version. All RTO’s delivering this package will be affected and will need to take necessary steps to update to the new courses that they deliver.
The updates reflect the need to align student outcomes to current and evolving best-practice, support regulatory compliance within the educations industry in an increasingly digital environment and reduce repetition throughout the BSB training package. The update also sees the introduction of transferable skill elective groups and specialisation streams embedded in qualifications.
The majority of training products in the package are no longer considered equivalent, with some qualifications deleted and others merged.
You can go to the links below to watch videos to find out more:
Business Services – PwC’s Skills for Australia or https://youtu.be/t_H2r6tu0RE
Please go to the NEW CHANGES TO TRAINING PACKAGES AND COURSES section above in this document to view the list of Albright Institute courses affected. Changes and updates can include any or all of the following:
  • name of the course, specific (or all) Units, duration of the course, course prerequisites/entry requirements
It is ok if your course has changed. In the event that there are changes to your course name/title, code, unit, duration or entry prerequisites/requirements, you will need to start transitioning to the new BSB package. You can finish your superseded or existing course and graduate with your qualification before April, 2022. 
Your existing and/or superseded course will be recognised and be accepted as a valid qualification. However, you must successfully complete it before April, 2022) deadline for transition into the new BSB package course.
You can still safely be issued a certificate for the course you are currently studying provided that you successfully complete it before April, 2022. The superseded versions will continue to be recognised as acceptable professional qualifications.
The cut-off date to complete your superseded qualification/course is before April, 2022. So, if you are currently studying and are enrolled in a superseded course, then you required to finish and successfully complete it before April, 2022.
Provided you complete your course successfully before April, 2022, you will still receive the certificate for the course you are studying. As such, your certificate will still be a valid qualification that will be recognised.
Below are examples of how course durations can be impacted due to the range of changes that the introduction of the new BSB training package:
  • Course duration will not change/not be affected: no change to your current enrolment/visa status.
  • Course duration is shortened – see your agent as this may affect your visa.
  • Course duration becomes longer – see your agent as this may affect your visa (you may need to extend your visa to complete your course or you can elect to fast-track your studies to complete within your enrolment/visa duration).
New enrolments and new course packages will be affected as result of any changes to units.
This means that if you are currently enrolled in a superseded qualification/course, you will be given until April 2022 to successfully complete it.
Note: – in the event that you want to or may be enrolled in another course, you may be required to meet new entry prerequisites, requirements, or complete gaps to able to complete before commencing your next course. If this change(s) will apply, you will be notified and informed accordingly.
Albright Institute may have already sent or may send notification (email communication) to you regarding your next course has been changed or updated.
 Please note that some of the pre-requisite and entry requirements for units in some courses have changed. 
Please see the ENTRY REQUIREMENTS section in this document on the entry requirements/prerequisites of the next course you want to study.
If for any reason, you don’t pass all of the required units in your superseded qualification by April 2022), you will not be issued the full certificate for the qualification, instead you may be only eligible to receive a SoA (Statement of Attainment) document.
Should this happen, you would need to upgrade to the new training package and may be required to complete some new units to be eligible for that new qualification. You may be able to receive CT’s (Credit Transfers) for any equivalent units you have already completed in your current or previous course. Opportunities may also be available fill the gaps between the old and new qualifications, please enquire with our Student Services.