Advanced Diploma Of leadership and Management Brisbane, Australia

BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

  • VET National Code: 092197J
  • CRICOS Course Code: 03502J
  • 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 specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters. They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.

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 5.0.
  • 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:

  • BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management or other relevant qualification OR
  • With substantial vocational Management experience, in Leadership and Management but without a formal qualification.

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


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

In order to gain the certificate, 12 units must be completed for this qualification

Code Title Core/Elective
BSBFIM601 Manage finances Core
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan Core
BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change Core
BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation Core
BSBMKG608 Develop organisational marketing objectives Elective
BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement Elective
BSBRSK501 Manage risk Elective
BSBHRM602 Manage human resources strategic planning Elective
BSBMGT616 Develop and Implement a strategic plan Elective
BSBMKG609 Develop a marketing plan Elective
BSBMKG603 Manage the marketing process Elective
BSBMKG607 Manage market research 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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