Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915)


This qualification replaces the superseded Diploma of Management. The Diploma 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.

Participants will be provided with the skills to:
• Develop and monitor implementation of the operational plan to manage productivity and profitability in relation to sales, forecasting and budgeting

• Plan and implement financial management approaches. Learn to monitor and control finances as well as review and evaluate financial management processes.

• Manage projects, including developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project, and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects;

• Manage safety and risk within the workplace;

• Plan workforce strategies to achieve organisational goals and objectives, including aligning workforce objectives with business plans, analysing labour market trends and predictions, and designing strategies and succession plans to ensure a competent and appropriately diverse workforce is available to meet anticipated changes.

• Manage the performance of staff who report to them directly. Development of key result areas and key performance indicators and standards, coupled with regular and timely coaching and feedback, provide the basis for performance management

• Learn to lead innovation by example by establishing and promoting work practices that support innovation and provide learning opportunities.

Nationally Recognised Training

This qualification is delivered in conjunction with Advance Business Specialists (ABS) who are a Registered Training Organisation (ID: 51804) and meet the Standards for RTOs 2015. They participate in ongoing audits to ensure our Management Training in Perth and qualifications offered are current and compliant to these standards.

Course outline

The Diploma consists of 12 units packaged as 4 core and 8 elective units.  All units must be successfully completed to obtain a qualification.

Below is an example course outline which is chosen for the classroom based training. Other custom electives can be selected to suit for external or individual training requirements

Code Title
BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and development
BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer services
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBLDR503 Communicate with influence
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
BSBLED501 Develop a workplace learning environment
TAETAS501B Undertake organisational training needs analysis
BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff

For more information regarding other elective units available for this course please contact our office.


(Entry Requirements)
There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification however BSB40812 Certificate IV in Frontline Management may be a preferred pathway

How is it delivered?

Options Dates & Time Includes Price
 Classroom  Delivery  See training  calendar
  • Tuition
  • Course manuals
  • Assessments
  • 12 months training support
  • Lunch provided on classroom days
 Self-Paced  learning  (Online)  Start any time
  • Course manuals
  • Assessments
  • 12 months training support
 Government  Funded via  Priority  Industry  Qualifications  Start any time
  • Course manuals
  • Assessments
  • On the job training and assessment
  • Regular site visits from qualified trainer
 VET fee charges  apply. Contact us  for current fees
 RPL  Start any time
  • Full list of evidence criteria
  • Detailed templates
  • Checklists
  • 12 months training support


Payment options

The Diploma has the following payment options

  • Deposit of $500 at registration and balance payable at the commencement of the course
  • Monthly payments of over 6 months from commencement

What’s included?

Our courses include detailed learning materials, assessments, certification upon successful completion and ongoing trainer support throughout the course. Lunch and refreshments are included for classroom workshops.


The Diploma assessments are competency based and conducted open book comprising both theoretical and practical exercises. Students will be expected to attend all classes (if workshop based) and complete all tasks and activities during the course. There are also activities to be completed outside of the workshops. These activities are aimed at allowing the learners to apply the course content in their own workplace environment.

In addition to the face to face training and workshops, participants need to complete a set of practical exercises and questions as post-course application of knowledge and skills.


RPL is available for each unit of competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training and/or other expertise. To apply for RPL please discuss with ABS administration or your trainer/assessor. For (RPL) you will be required to submit a portfolio of evidence within 12 months of the enrollment date.

Please contact our office on (08) 9437 2502 to ask for the information booklet about this process and to confirm fee options.