About the course

The purpose of this course is to develop leadership and management expertise in individuals across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. The qualification is suited to individuals who possess significant theoretical business skills and knowledge and wish to consolidate and build pathways to further educational or employment opportunities.

Career Opportunities

Employment outcomes resulting from the completion of this course may include the following roles:

    • Area Manager
    • Department Manager
    • Regional Manager
  • Senior Executive

Entry Requirements

International students must satisfy the following conditions:

.       An overall IELTS band 6.0 (with no individual band below 5.5) or equivalent

.      18 years and above with a High School Certificate (Year 12)

.     Completion of BSB51915/BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management OR completion of any other Diploma from the BSB or FNS package OR relevant work experience


This course will be delivered over 49 weeks, which comprises of 38 study weeks and 11 weeks of holiday.

Delivery mode and Assessment

The course is delivered over 20 hours per week. It consists of two 7-hour days face to face in a classroom setting and 6 hours of online/distance course work.

Assessments may be conducted through a combination of written questions and answers, case studies, role-plays, and demonstrations.

An average of 10-15 hours of self-study per week is also required in this course.

Course Structure

Total number of units = 12

4 core units plus,

8 elective units

Code Title
BSBFIM601 Manage Finances (core)
BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change (core)
BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation (core)
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan (core)
BSBRSK501 Manage risk (elective)
BSBMKG607 Manage market research (elective)
BSBMKG609 Develop a marketing plan (elective)
BSBMKG608 Develop organisational marketing objectives (elective)
BSBMGT615 Contribute to organisation development (elective)
BSBHRM602 Manage human resources strategic planning (elective)
BSBDIV601 Develop and implement diversity policy (elective)
BSBHRM604 Manage employee relations (elective)

Student may choose alternate elective units of competency, subject to their availability and the rules of the training package.


Upon successful completion of BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management, the student may pursue higher education programs at university level.

Recognition of Prior Learning

We offer everyone the opportunity to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) at enrolment. Students may be granted credit or partial credit in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or prior training.

Fees & Intakes

Please refer to International fees schedule on our website

Study locations

Gold Coast, Sydney and Melbourne