Diploma of Leadership and Management

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

Duration52 Weeks
National CodeBSB50420
CRICOS Code104211B
Delivery ModeFace-to-face: 13.5hrs/week
Online: 6.5hrs/week
Tuition Fee$10,000
Enrolment Fee*$200

Course Structure

The following units of competency are covered in this course:

BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management
Core Units
BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence
BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others
BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
Elective Units
BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBHRM522 Manage employee and industrial relations
BSBLDR522 Manage people performance
BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area
BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBINS501 Implement information and knowledge management systems
Electives are pre-selected

Entry Requirements

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

  • Australian Year 12
  • An overseas school qualification equivalent to Australian Year 12
  • Certificate IV in a related field

English proficiency requirement:
One of the following English test results or equivalent must be met:

  • IELTS overall score of 5.5
  • TOEFL (iBT) score of 65
  • PTE 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 BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management are provided with advice of further training options. Students who gain this qualification can further their study in Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management and a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications.

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Business Manager