Course Summary

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.

Course Details


Applicants seeking to enrol in this course must satisfy the following English and Academic requirements:

Must be 18 years of age or over

English Proficiency Level
IELTS band score of 5.5 or equivalent

Academic Qualifications
There are no academic entry requirements for this qualification for domestic students. However, international students may need completion of year 12 or equivalent. Suggest for consistency across the course pages – There are no specific academic entry requirements for this course. But satisfactory completion Year 12 or equivalent is expected for international students. For further information about the qualification please refer to the BSB National Training Package available from

52 weeks consisting of 36 weeks (9-week term) of face-to-face study and 16 weeks of holiday.

Full time 20-hour face-to-face per week basis

The College is located at the heart of the city of Sydney. The college is 10 minutes walking distances from the Town hall train station and only 2 minutes walking distances from public bus stops.

The college has excellent teaching and computer facilities to support delivery. These include:

  • Class Rooms with white board, computers and data projectors
  • Computer labs with appropriate software including;
  • MS Words, Excel and Power Point and high speed broadband internet
  • A student library with text and other reference materials which are available for use in the College and to borrow
  • Access to printer, fax and scanner
  • The college also has student amenities such as a lunch break area and kitchen with hot water and microwave.

The College provides trainers sets of workbooks to take to the class for students to use and work on their assessment and other class activities. The books must be returned to the trainer at the end of the class.

Course Structure

Unit Code Competency Unit Name
BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBADM502 Manage Meetings
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
Unit Code Competency Unit Name
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plan
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
BSBWHS5021 Ensure a Safe Workplace for a Work Area.

Career Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are eligible to purse various opportunities including employment in a range of roles and further education. The job roles the graduates will be able to seek include:

  • Office manager
  • Team supervisor
  • Office administrator
  • Project manager

Graduates can also apply for an Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management program at Westminster or any other provider to pursue their further educational achievement.

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