The Diploma of Leadership and Management is a nationally recognised course. This course reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Graduates of this qualification display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements. They will have developed technical skills and practical knowledge necessary to plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from variety of sources. The course is delivered over a year which includes 36 weeks (i.e. 4 terms) of teaching and 16 weeks of holiday.