Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters.

They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.

Duration78 Weeks (52-week option available)
National CodeBSB60420
CRICOS Code107390C
Delivery ModeFace-to-face: 13.5hrs/week
Online: 6.5hrs/week
Tuition Fee$15,000
Enrolment Fee*$200
*Non-refundable

Course Structure

The following units of competency are covered in this qualification:

BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management
Core Units
BSBCRT611 – Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
BSBLDR601 – Lead and manage organisational change
BSBLDR602 – Provide leadership across the organisation
BSBOPS601 – Develop and implement business plans
BSBSTR601 – Manage innovation and continuous improvement
Elective Units
BSBFIN601 – Manage organisational finances
BSBHRM614 – Contribute to strategic workforce planning
BSBMKG623 – Develop marketing plans
BSBCMM511 – Communicate with influence
BSBCRT511 – Develop critical thinking in others
Electives are pre-selected

Entry Requirements

Students must be at least 18 years and have satisfactorily completed one of the following requirements:

  • Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions); or
  • Have two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise.

English proficiency requirement:

  • IELTS overall score 5.5
  • TOEFL (iBT) score of 65
  • PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic) score of 42

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

AIC staff will review an applicant’s language, literacy and numeracy skills during the application process with writing tasks and one-on-one interviews. If the review determines the applicant would benefit from a thorough language, literacy and numeracy skill assessment, AIC staff will discuss further options with the applicant as outlined in its Enrolment Policy.

Pathways from the qualification

Students who undertake the BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management are provided with advice of further training options. Students who gain this qualification can further their study in Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) and a range of other higher education qualifications.

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Manager
  • Managing Director
  • Department Manager
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Quarry Business Manager
  • Area Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Development Director
  • Senior Executive
  • Executive Director