SELC’s BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management 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. Communication skills are used to support individuals and teams to meet the organisational requirements.

Career Opportunities

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Leading Hand
  • Sales Team Coordinator
  • Team Leader
  • Business Manager
  • Human Resource Manager Assistant
  • Sales Team Manager

Qualification structure and course content

This course provides students with a wide range of skills to analyse, design, plan, execute and evaluate management functions. Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organising and implementing a workload. They are also able to monitor their workload and identify potential problems. This qualification is primarily designed for those individuals that are currently engaged in frontline management and would like a deeper understanding of leadership and management practice.

Module A – Manage the workplace

Module A: Business Communication

Subject Unit of Competency
BSBADM02 Manage meetings
BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning

Module B: Develop and lead a diverse team

Module B: Develop and lead a diverse team

Subject Unit of Competency
BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence (Core unit)
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships (Core unit)
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness (Core unit)
BSBLDR504 Implement diversity in the workplace

Module C: Establish innovative and informative systems

Module C: Establish innovative and informative systems

Subject Unit of Competency
BSBINN501 Establish systems that support innovation
BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system

Module D: Plan and manage the project

Module D: Plan and manage the project

Subject Unit of Competency
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan (Core unit)
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
BSBRSK501 Manage risk

Delivery and Assessment

All vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment types that may include written assignments, case studies, reports, group tasks, portfolios and/or presentations. Students must successfully pass all units to complete the qualification.
All course materials and workbooks are available for free download from SELC’s e-learning platform, or for optional purchase at $10 per unit for hard copy. Assessment workbooks are provided inclusive of course fees.

Sample Timetable

International students undertake 15 hours face-to-face + 5 hours online study per week.

Terms and breaks

SELC Business and Management courses are delivered over 9 weeks terms, with 3 week breaks, with intakes 4 times a year*

SELC project management course intakes

* Please note the Christmas/New Year break is 7 weeks.

Exit point/award

Nationally_Recognised_TrainingBSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management (AQF – Level 5) is a nationally recognised qualification under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Entry

Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or international equivalent.

English Level
IELTS proficiency level of 5.5 or above (minimum of 5 in writing) or equivalent.