This high quality business management program is designed to give students the ability to manage your own activities and supervise the activities of others, so that the overall productivity, performance and effectiveness of the business can be improved. Blending theory with practice, this program focuses on workplace learning to ensure its relevance to your particular situation and business. The knowledge and skills students will acquire during this course will give them an understanding of the dynamics and principles underlying the effective operations of small and large businesses. The purpose of this powerful and challenging program is to develop, through learning and practical workplace practice, recognized competencies for frontline and other managers.


The BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management reflects the role of individuals who are engaged to manage the work of others or to add value to or review management practices. This qualification provides skills and knowledge required to perform effectively as a manager, team leader or supervisor managing a workplace. It will develop skill base and knowledge and awareness of management practice. Graduates of the Diploma of Leadership and Management will develop an understanding of the dynamics and principles underlying effective functioning of work groups, as well as the necessary skills to competently function within small and/or large organizations.

Job role

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Job titles relevant to this qualification include:

Frontline Managers, Middle Managers, Supervisors, Business Operators, Manager, Owner or Supervisor, Trainee Manager, Administration Manager, Project Leader, Team Leader, Project Coordinator and Project Manager.

Learning period

Duration of this course is 30 weeks of teaching and 10 weeks of holiday then total of 40 weeks.

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Course entry requirements

For entry at diploma level, satisfactory completion of year 12th or equivalent is required; Certificate IV in Small Business Management or other relevant qualifications is preferred although not a pre-requisite. Overseas students require language proficiency of IELTS level 5.5 or equivalent. Applicants with limited experience in the management area should consider completing the Certificate IV in Business Management to gain the underpinning knowledge required for this Diploma course.

Course content

Twelve (12) units must be completed: 4 core units and 8 elective units.

Four(5) core units of competence from the core units listed.

Eight (8) elective units of competence.

The list of units of competency have been selected by ACC as being an appropriate combination that can provide valid, reliable, fair and flexible assessment and is deemed suitable for industry required outcomes.

Assessment requirement

This is a competency based course and assessment is undertaken. The assessments may be in a one-on-one environment, or through the completion of set tasks / projects for submission. It is also based on completion of assignments, practical tests and/or examinations for each subject. We work with you and assist you to demonstrate your competency.

Learning Periods and Fees
40 teaching weeks + 12 weeks holiday
Total 52 weeks
Total Fee: AUD$12,000.00


Diploma of Leadership and Management Units