Diploma of Leadership
and Management

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


CRICOS Course Code: 104224H


Units of Competency

Total: 12 elective units  (This qualification has 6 Core units and 6 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, BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business is recommended.

Pathways from the qualification

BSB60420 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 BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management.


This program requires the completion of 12 units of competency.
Total: 6 core units and 6 elective unit.

Unit Code and Name Core/ Elective
BSBCMM511 Communicate with Influence Core
BSBCRT511 Develop Critical Thinking in Others Core
BSBLDR523 Lead and Manage Effective Workplace Relationships Core
BSBOPS502 Manage Business Operational Plans Core
BSBPEF502 Develop and Use Emotional Intelligence Core
BSBTWK502 Manage Team Effectiveness Core
BSBTWK503 Manage Meetings Elective
BSBPEF501 Manage Personal and Professional Development Elective
BSBFIN501 Manage Budgets and Financial Plans Elective
BSBSUS511 Develop Workplace Policies and Procedures for Sustainability Elective
BSBXCM501 Lead Communication in the Workplace Elective
BSBOPS501 Manage Business Resources Elective
*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: BRISBANE CAMPUS:  100 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006

SUNSHINE COAST CAMPUS:  18-22 First Avenue, Maroochydore, QLD 4558

Total course duration: up to 54 weeks (including 14 weeks of holidays)
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