BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management


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.

Although there are no barriers to entry based on age (other than post school students over 18), gender, social or educational background. Potential students will:

  • Students are required to bring their laptop or tablet to participate in this course.
  • Be technology savvy to undertake the practical application of the online learning and assessment.
  • Have foundation skills at a minimum of Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 3 listed

Prior to enrolment in the Diploma of Leadership and Management applicants, must provide evidence showing:

  • Year 11*, equivalent or higher
  • Be at least eighteen (18) year of age on enrolment date
  • Proof of Australian citizenship/permanent residency and age
  • Satisfactory LLN levels – at least Year 11 English and Maths
  • Basic computer skills
  • Record of any previous studies

*Determination of equivalency can be made via the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Pages/vce/vcerecognition/equiquals/equiv-yr11.aspx

Tuition Fees Enrolment Fee Resource Fee
$8000 $200 $300

Please contact our friendly Student Support Officers and/or Authorised Education Agents for next intake dates.

The duration of the program is 58 weeks broken down into 48 weeks of delivery, and 10 weeks of holidays.

48 weeks of training delivery (13 hours per week over 2 days) and structured tutorial sessions (7 hours per week) plus 12 hours per week of self-paced activities and completing the assessments.

Level 2/335 Flinders Lane Melbourne VIC 3000

The BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management involves classroom-based learning, trainer supported tutorials, self-paced activities and assessment. Students attend scheduled structured training for a minimum 20 hours per week.

Students dedicate 12 hours per week to home study where they complete research, work through student guides and read the relevant chapters of their textbook and finalise assessments.

Students will need to complete the below units to achieve the full Qualification.

Unit Code Unit Title
BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBLED501 Develop a workplace learning environment
BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning
BSBHRM501 Manage human resource services

Achievement of Diploma of Leadership and Management demonstrates skills to be a motivating leader that gets the able to attract and retain the best talent to achieve business goals and build competitive advantage in today’s commercial landscape. It offers graduates varied entry level opportunities depending on the size of the business. Positions may include but not limited to:

  • Branch manager
  • Department manager
  • Product manager
  • Service manager
  • Business manager
  • Human resources officer
  • Office manager

Department leader

Graduates completing the Diploma of Leadership and Management may wish to extend their learning through higher education.

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Graduate Certificates
  • Masters of Business Administration

Recognition of Prior Learning is available. Melbourne Metropolitan College offers students the opportunity to apply for RPL during the enrollment or after orientation.

Melbourne Metropolitan College has a streamlined RPL process to support the student to make a self-assessment of their skills, in preparation for an interview with an assessor. RPL may reduce the course duration.

Learners may apply for credit transfer. If a learner has successfully completed unit/s that have identified equivalence in content and learning outcomes between matched qualifications, then upon successful application, learner will be granted Credit Transfer of the unit/s and are not required to enrol or undertake the unit.

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