Diploma of Leadership and Management

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: Business Communication

SubjectUnit of Competency
BSBADM02Manage meetings
BSBHRM513Manage workforce planning

Module B:Develop and lead a diverse team

SubjectUnit of Competency
BSBLDR501Develop and use emotional intelligence (Core unit)
BSBLDR502Lead and manage effective workplace relationships (Core unit)
BSBWOR502Lead and manage team effectiveness (Core unit)
BSBLDR504Implement diversity in the workplace

Module C:Manage and establish systems

SubjectUnit of Competency
BSBINN501Establish systems that support innovation
BSBINM501Manage an information or knowledge management system

Module D:Plan and manage the project

SubjectUnit of Competency
BSBMGT517Manage operational plan (Core unit)
BSBFIM501Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBPMG522Undertake project work
BSBRSK501Manage risk

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 week terms, with 3 week breaks and with intakes 4 times a year.*

SELC project management course intakes
* Please note the Christmas/New Year break is 7 weeks.

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.

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.