Diploma Of Leadership And Management Brisbane, Australia

BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management

  • VET National Code: BSB50420
  • CRICOS Course Code: 104290J
  • Course Duration: 52 weeks
  • Tuition Fees: AUD 8000.00
  • Enrolment Fees: AUD 200.00
  • Resources Fees: AUD 300.00

Course Description

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

Entry Requirements

International Students

  • Minimum 18 years of age

Academic Requirements:

  • Successful completion of Year 11, (High School Certificate (HSC) OR equivalent) OR a Certificate III OR equivalent OR be a mature age.

English Requirements:
It is essential that international students must exhibit a strong command of the English language. Undertaken one of the following English Language Tests and met the minimum score:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 5.5.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-Based Test must have scored 46 or higher.
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) must have scored 36 or higher.
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) ESOL test must have score 162 or higher.
  • Evidence that English is the medium of instruction at the student’s school and has been for the last two (2) years. The student has a satisfactory grade in the language.
  • Completed (within the past 2 years) in Australia in English: substantial component of AQF level 4 or higher, or

if the student does not have current proof of one of the above listed English Language Tests, they will be required to take an English Placement Test administered by Vocational Careers Institute (VCI). The student’s Education Agent can manage the English Proficiency Exam on behalf of VCI.

Australian Permanent Residents

  • Minimum 18 years of age

Academic Requirements:

  • Successful completion of Year 11, (High School Certificate (HSC) OR equivalent) OR be a mature age.

LLN Requirement:

  • Students need to demonstrate that they have a proficiency in English and a basic understanding of Maths. For students who cannot supply documented proof on their academic and English language proficiency, they will be required to sit a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Test prior to a place being offered in the course

Study Pathway and Career Opportunities

Pathways into the qualification:
Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

  • Certificate IV in Frontline Management or other relevant qualification, or
  • with vocational experience but formal supervision or Management and Leadership Qualification

After successful completion of:

  • The BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management students may progress to BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management or other Advanced Diploma qualifications.

Learners may complete individual units of competency and receive a statement of attainments for that unit.
Job roles and titles:
vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Operations Manager


All units of competence will be assessed using a selection of tools:

  • Observation
  • Verbal Questions and Answers
  • Written Assessment
  • Practical demonstration / Role Play
  • Presentations / Meetings / Discussions

Course Structure

The Diploma of Leadership and Management requires the successful completion
of Twelve (12) units of competency.

Code Title Core/Elective
BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence Core
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships Core
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness Core
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan Core
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development Elective
BSBMKG507 Interpret Market trends and developments Elective
BSBRSK501 Manage risk Elective
BSBFIM501 Manage budget and financial plans Elective
BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff Elective
BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning Elective
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance Elective
BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area Elective

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is the assessment process for recognizing competencies gained through previous learning, work, and life experiences. Students who have completed any of the subjects or have practical experience that can be used for RPL, can contact VCI prior to enrolment. In order to be granted RPL, candidates are required to provide evidence that they are already competent in the specific subject/subjects and these evidences should be valid, authentic, current and sufficient.


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