Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course Description

This qualification reflects 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, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements.

They plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.

Entry Requirements

Academic Entry Requirements

  • Completion of Year 12 or high school or equivalent in applicant’s home country (*Subject to the country Assessment Level).
  • International Students must be over 18 years of age before commencing studies.

There are no course specific entry requirements for this qualification.

English Language Requirements

  • International Students must have a good command of written and spoken English.
  • International students who do not have English as first language will need to show that they are capable of completing the course successfully by meeting at least one of the following entry requirements:
  • An IELTS score (Academic Module) of 5.5 with no individual band score less than 5.0, or
  • Certificate IV or Higher of AQF qualification or
  • PTE, with the minimum of overall 43 score (at least 36 score in each module)
  • Students with 5.0 bands will be considered if they have completed ELICOS program for minimum of 10 weeks
  • NYC in house Oxford Placement Test for onshore applicants from Level 1 & 2 countries only, to be conducted under supervision of NYC Staff.

Note: All applicants from Level 3 countries must sit IELTS or PTE and obtain the required score before they can be enrolled into this course.

Study Pathway and Career Opportunities

Pathways into the qualification:

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

  • Certificate IV in Frontline Management or other relevant qualification
  • OR with vocational experience but formal supervision or Management and Leadership Qualification

After successful completion of:

  • The BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management students may progress to BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management or other Advanced Diploma qualifications.

Learners may complete individual units of competency and receive a statement of attainments for that unit.

Job roles and titles

vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Operations Manager


All units of competence will be assessed using a selection of tools:

  • Observation
  • Verbal Questions and Answers
  • Written Assessment
  • Practical demonstration / Role Play
  • Presentations / Meetings / Discussions

Course Structure

BSBLDR511Develop and use emotional intelligenceC
BSBMGT517Manage operational planC
BSBLDR502Lead and manage effective workplace relationshipsC
BSBWOR502Lead and manage team effectivenessC
BSBMGT502Manage people performanceE
BSBRSK501Manage riskE
BSBWHS501Ensure a safe workplaceE
BSBHRM513Manage workforce planningE
BSBMKG507Interpret Market trends and developmentsE
BSBFIM501Manage budget and financial plansE
BSBHRM405Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staffE
BSBWOR501Manage personal work priorities and professional developmentE

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

If you think you may be eligible to apply for RPL because of your previous work, study and life experiences, please contact the Institute to discuss.

*The Resource Fee ensures students receive printed notes, access to wifi for the duration of their course.

Course Code: BSB51918
CRICOS Course Code: 098857G
Course Duration: 52 Weeks
Tuition Fees AUD$9,500.00
Enrolment Fees AUD$ 200.00
Resources Fees AUD$ 300.00*

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