Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course Duration: 56 Weeks
FEES- Tuition: $9,600
Materials: $500
Application: $250

Course Description
This course, as described in the Business Services Training Package focuses on the skills and knowledge required for an individual in their role applying practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

In addition, 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.

As taught at Australian College of Trade course participants are exposed to the hospitality business operations that occur within the Thornbury Theatre entertainment complex. This beautiful and stately venue has been home to entertainment and private events for close to 100 years and is an iconic building in Melbourne’s inner Northern region. These observations of a real life business in action assist participants in the application of knowledge gained in theoretical written assessments that are taught as part of the course.

Course Entry Requirements
This qualification is available to international applicants who are:

  • 18 years of age and older, and
  • Have achieved a satisfactory result for the Australian equivalent of Year 12 or higher and
  • Demonstrate evidence of English language competency at IELTS 5.5 or Equivalent or above (exemptions listed following Course Structure)

Academic Pathways
Individuals may enter BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management with relevant vocational experience. Preferred academic pathway would be BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.
After achieving BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management, individuals could progress to Advanced Diploma courses in the Business Services Training Package.

Career Opportunities
There is scope for individuals that complete this course to gain skills that are aligned with job/s such as:

  • Manager

Course Structure
This course is delivered as face to face training in the following locations:
Classrooms, as well as in the auditoria located at our Thornbury campus.
To achieve competency for the course a student must satisfactorily complete 12 units of competency. The units in the course as taught at the Australian College of Trade comprise of:

  • 4 core units
  • 8 elective units

Core units
BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness

Elective units
BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction staff
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBHRM512 Develop and manage performance-management processes
BSBLED501 Develop a workplace learning environment

*International Students, please note:
If one of the following applies, you do not need to provide evidence of an English Test score:

  • you are enrolled in full-time school studies as a principal course including in a secondary exchange program, a postgraduate research course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), and Foreign Affairs or Defence sponsored students
  • you have completed at least five years’ study in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
  • you are a citizen and hold a passport from UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Republic of Ireland

in the two years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while you held a student visa.

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