Diploma of Leadership and Management (VET Student Loans)


Suitable for those in a position of responsibility for the review of management principles within their organisation.

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BSB51918 - Diploma of Leadership and Management (VET Student Loans)

Take your career to the next level with our Diploma of Leadership and Management and grow as an effective leader in a managerial role.

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

In this qualification you will learn to display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring your own workload and the workload of others. Combining this with communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisation or enterprise requirements.


$6,490 AUD

  • VET Student Loans is available
  • Payment plans are available for this qualification
  • This qualification may be available as a traineeship in your state
  • Government funding and incentives may be available in your state.

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Course Duration

The estimated time to complete this qualification is:

  • 7-8 hours per week over a study period up to 18 months

comprising of:

  • on-the-job learning
  • workplace practice
  • self-directed study
  • assessment preparation.

Entry Requirements

Entry is open to all applicants with a suitable level of workplace responsibility allowing sufficient opportunity to demonstrate competency through completion of tasks related to their job role.

Delivery Options

  • Individual students (online)
  • Customised in-house training for groups, corporations and organisations.

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How will this course benefit your career?

Graduate Outcomes

On successful completion of this qualification, you will have the skills and knowledge to:

  • develop and demonstrate own emotional intelligence and senior leadership behaviour
  • manage risks in a range of contexts
  • develop, implement and monitor operational plan
  • manage a project or a section of a larger project
  • lead and manage continuous improvement systems and processes
  • facilitate teamwork and workplace relationships
  • develop, monitor and review financial management approaches and processes
  • encourage and support the development of a learning environment
  • manage staff performance
  • manage systems to ensure products and services are delivered to agreed organisational standards.

Industry Recognition

The Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM)

  • 100 AAPM Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points are recognised  by AAPM upon full completion of this qualification.
    For more information on AAPM CPD points please click here.

UNE Partnerships

University of New England (UNE)

  • Successful attainment of the Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management will allow for articulation into higher awards including a range of undergraduate and postgraduate awards offered by the UNE Business School*.

*Applications must address UNE Program entry criteria. Enrolment fees are set annually by the UNE.


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Unit information

12 units of competency must be successfully completed to attain this qualification.

Unit Description
BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work