Diploma of Leadership
and Management

ACTB is CRICOS registered and welcomes students from all over the world.


Training package

BSB Business Services Training Package


BSB51918  Diploma of Leadership and Management

CRICOS Course Code: 098780A

Units of Competency

Total: 12 elective units  (This qualification has 4 CORE units and 8 Elective units)

Qualification details/ Course overview

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.

Job roles

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. A possible job title relevant to this qualification is:

  • Manager
  • Supervisor
  • Coordinator
  • Team leader

Pathways into the qualification

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
No specific pathway is mandated, however BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business recommended

Pathways from the qualification

BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management.

Entry requirements

Though the training package does not stipulate any entry requirements, ACTB uses the following criteria for entry into this qualification:

  • International students (if course offered in the future)
    • Aged 18+
    • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent English proficiency
    • Completed high school, or equivalent

Qualification and recognition

Students who successfully complete this qualification will be awarded the nationally recognised BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management


This program requires the completion of 12 units of competency
Total: 6 Core units and 8 elective units (4 elective units must be selected from the Electives list (EL- Group A)- as listed below)

Clustered units, if applicable
Unit Code and Name
Core/ Elective
BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence
Risk management cluster
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
EL- Group A
BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area
EL- Group A
BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
EL- Group A
BSBHRM405  Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
EL- Group A
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
EL- Group A
Teams and relationships cluster
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
EL- Group A
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
Administration cluster
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
EL- Group B
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
*Electives may be changed at any stage at the discretion of the College

Learning outcomes

  • Manage aspects of business management
  • Manage administration and human resources
  • Manage teams and performance
  • Manage risk within the business

Mode of delivery

Classroom based

Program delivery Classroom based

Delivery location: Address: 100 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Q 4006
Total course duration: up to 54 weeks (including holiday weeks)
Hours per week: 20 hours
Class timetable: Classes may be held between 9am-9pm, Monday- Saturday (excluding public holidays).  Students are advised of their class timetables at the beginning of each term.

Sample timetable

5-week block
(7.5 hours)
Manage risk
Manage risk
Manage risk
Manage risk
(7.5 hours)
Manage people performance
Manage people performance
Manage people performance
Manage people performance
Saturday (6 hours)
Manage risk
Manage risk
Manage people performance

Teaching/learning resources

Students will have access to the following course materials:

  • Study Guides
  • Assessment packs
  • Power-point presentations
  • Online course content
  • Computers
  • Internet access
  • Links to external resources
  • Overhead projectors
  • Video camera for recording presentations (assessments)

Assessment methods

Assessments/Evidence-gathering techniques may include:

A. Role Play, Video recordings, Presentation and Discussion Forums
B. Oral – Questioning
C. Case study
D. Written assessments, Report, Essay, Research and Group Project

Course Dates

Please refer to the TERM DATES section on the website


Please refer to the FEES section on the website