Diploma of Leadership and Management

Distance & Workshop Mode

Become a Leader

Industry Focused

No Course Entry Requirement


This diploma applies to persons who utilize their practical expertise, subject knowledge, and years of experience acquired in roles of management and leadership in a variety of situations in an industry and enterprise.

At this level, individuals evince interest, take initiative, and make judgements in devising plans, organising, executing, and also monitoring, not just their own workload, but also the workload of others in their team.

These persons are adept at using their skills of effective communication to assist another person or other teams to achieve the goals of the enterprise or the organization.

Such individuals are involved in the planning, designing, applying, and evaluating phases of finding solutions to unpredictable problems that arise. They also recognize, scrutinize, and then synthesise information from several different sources.

This diploma course in leadership and management is specially designed for those individuals who have significant experience and expertise in a vocational area or an industry. You may already be following a career path to becoming a manager or you may already be supervising staff.

Please Note: This course is recommended only for those candidates who have substantial experience in the workplace and possess at least two years of experience in holding responsible positions that required managerial and leadership skills.

Course Outcome

You’ll develop the skills and emotional intelligence to lead and manage:

  • workplace relationships
  • effective teams and individuals
  • organisational change
  • people performance
  • professional development.

You’ll also gain a range of technical skills including:

  • marketing
  • risk management
  • finance and budgeting
  • project management
  • customer service management.

Career Opportunities

This industry-focused course will train you with the requisite skills and knowledge that will enable to work in the capacity of a supervisor as well as a manager in many sectors. Our graduates find coveted positions in businesses, non-profit ventures, government departments, and many other industries.

Example job titles include:

  • branch manager
  • business manager
  • department manager
  • retail manager
  • store manager
  • team leader.

Course Entry Requirement

This is an open entry course with no pre-requisite qualifications. However, students should have the following abilities

  • Pass the Learning Literacy and Numeracy Test (LLN)
  • Have a good understanding of English Language.
  • Basic knowledge of using Computers and Microsoft Office.



BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness



BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBHRM512 Develop and manage performance-management processes
BSBLED501 Develop a workplace learning environment
BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning

Course Duration

Students have 12 months to complete this qualification. This course is a self-paced distance learning training course. We would expect that you will spend at least 16 study hours per week. During this period students shall be reading, conducting research, performing assessments and managing feedback.

It is expected that on average, students will have the following study load to complete this course:



Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the Diploma of Leadership & Management (BSB51918) qualification by TABT. If a student successfully completes the units of competency, they will receive a Statement of Attainment relating to the units completed.

 Nationally recognised Certificate and Diploma courses.