Diploma of Leadership and Management

National code: BSB51918; CRICOS code: 098811K
This course has been designed to reflect the role of individuals with substantial experience in a range of settings and who are seeking to further develop their leadership and management skills across a wide range of business functions. This qualification is suited to the needs of individuals with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to further develop leadership and management skills in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.

Entry requirements:
1) English language/literacy/numeracy requirements:
International students applying either off-shore or on-shore will require:
   i) either a minimum IELTS test score of 5.5 or 65 score in TOEFL or equivalent;
results older than two years are not acceptable, OR
   ii) to provide evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States, OR
   iii) to successfully complete the Institute's language and numeracy test conducted in the Institute (for onshore international students from Level 1 and 2 countries only)

2) Academic requirements:
For entry into the Diploma level, both international and domestic students should have satisfactorily completed the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Diploma or higher. The entry requirement can be met by evidence of equivalent competency to either of the above through recognition of prior learning (RPL).

3) Age requirements:
International students must be 18 years of age or above at the time of their course commencement at the Institute. For under 18 students, they should have acceptable arrangements for their accommodation, support and general welfare for the duration of the student visa or until they turn 18 (whichever happens first) as per the ESOS Act and National Code. In case of domestic students, if the applicant has not completed Year 12 or Certificate IV or higher, the applicant must successfully complete the Institute's language and numeracy test, be aged 18 or over and demonstrate through an enrolment interview, either in person or by phone, that they have the skills and ability to succeed in their chosen course.

Course structure:
The course is delivered in 52 weeks (four terms), including 12 weeks of term breaks and holidays. Students will need to complete 12 units (4 core and 8 elective) of competency to attain the qualification.

Unit Code Unit Name
BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction staff
BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBHRM512 Develop and manage performance-management processes
BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning
BSBLED501 Develop a workplace learning environment
BSBMKG507 Interpret market trends and developments

Career prospects/ vocational outcomes:
This course has been designed to reflect the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organizing, implementing and monitoring their own workload the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organizational or enterprise requirements.

Preferred pathways for the qualification:

  • Certificate IV in Business or other relevant qualification/s
  • Providing evidence of competency in units required for any Certificate IV level qualification/s
  • With vocational experience in a range of work environments in support roles but without qualification

After achieving this qualification candidate may undertake Advanced Diploma level qualifications within the BSB Business Service Training Package, or other Training Packages.

Course delivery:
Students appear in face-to-face tuition of a minimum of 15 hours per week within an institution-based environment and five hours of on-line delivery. Delivery of this qualification will combine theory-based material and practical sessions and independent learning, involving small discussion groups, individual and team activities and practical projects. Throughout the training program participants will be provided with training and resource materials that contain various worksheets, handouts, additional reading materials (where required) and the assessment tasks.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a nationally recognized Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51918).

The theoretical components of each unit of competency are class room based, face-to-face training led whilst the practical components are delivered through observation and practical demonstration. Each unit of competency involves assessment tasks conducted in a range of contexts. Assessment methods include:

  • Workbook/written questions answers/practicals
  • Case study/research report
  • Projects/written assignments
  • Presentations/role plays

Course fees:
Total Course Fee: A$10000
Note that the course money may change during a student’s enrolment. At least 30 days’ notice will be provided to all students when course fees have changed.
Note: It is a requirement that a student must have OSHC cover for the duration of their VISA.

Delivery site: Level 2, 133-135 Oxford St, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022, Australia

ESOS framework:
The ESOS Act 2000 and the National Code of Practice 2007 for Registration Authorities and Providers of and Training to Overseas Students (The National Code 2007) protect overseas students and uphold high standards of education within Australian education institutions. For further information on the ESOS Act the National Code, please refer to: https://aei.gov.au/regulatory-information/pages/regulatoryinformation.aspx