Advance Diploma of Leadership and Management

SELC’s Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management is ideal for those who want to take the next step in their management career, or for those looking to formalise their experience with a nationally recognised qualification.

This qualification prepares students to work in roles with senior or managerial responsibilities. Graduates may oversee the work of others or have specialised roles where they do not supervise others but provide strategic leadership.

SELC’s Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management will equip students with the skills needed to succeed in management and leadership roles both within Australia and internationally.


Career Opportunities

The skills attained in BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management are transferrable across many roles and industries. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Executive Director
  • Executive Manager
  • General Manager
  • Senior Executive
  • Business Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Sales Team Manager

This qualification is suitable for students who may be interested in gaining employment in a high level management role or who wish to pursue university level studies in the management field.

Qualification Structure and Course Content

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters.

They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.

Module A:Development and Leadership

SubjectUnit of Competency
BSBMGT615Contribute to organisation development
BSBMGT605Provide leadership across the organisation
BSBDIV601Develop and implement diversity policy

Module B:Financial Planning

SubjectUnit of Competency
BSBRSK501Manage risk
BSBFIM601Manage finances
BSBHRM602Manage human resources strategic planning

Module C:Innovation and Growth

SubjectUnit of Competency
BSBINN601Lead and manage organisational change
BSBMGT608Manage innovation and continuous improvement
BSBINM601Manage knowledge and information

Module D:Business Strategy

SubjectUnit of Competency
BSBMGT616Develop and implement strategic plans
BSBMKG609Develop a marketing plan
BSBMGT617Develop and implement a business plan

Sample Timetable

SELC leadership management courses sample timetable

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.*

BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management is delivered over 4 terms (approximately one year).

SELC vet courses calendar
* 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_TrainingBSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (AQF – 6) 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.