Institute of Technology Australia

BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management

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CRICOS Code: 093616J

BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management compliment student’s IT skill by developing their leadership and management competencies to lead a team or a business. This training will fill the gap in Business Industry by producing highly skilled and experienced professionals with skills in demand.

In this training, students will learn to conduct risk analysis, lead and manage a project and workplace relationships, initiate and develop new working methodologies to improve the industry and drive towards organisational success. When students attain this qualification they gain confidence and they can successfully perform any role in management position.

Course Description

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. (As per BSB Business Services Training Package)

Course Fees

Tuition Fees Other Fees Total Cost
Contact us for latest fees updates and Scholarships Enrolment Fee(AUD $250) + Material fee (AUD $500) Tuition Fees + Other Fees

Employment Outcomes

Students can gain the skills and knowledge required to design, develop and manage a team. Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible employment outcomes with this qualification includes:

    • Operations Manager
    • Project Manager
    • Supervisor / Team Leader
    • Office coordinator


Educational Pathways

After achieving this qualification, students may choose to undertake BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management or a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications.

You can also choose Vocational Graduate Certificate qualification or other higher  education sector qualifications upon successful completion of this course.

Course Delivery

The qualification, Diploma of Leadership and Management will be delivered through

  • Face to face – With focus on individual student to improve their learning skills
  • Online – This is considered to be more popular and effective method of delivery for people with considerable knowledge
  • Supervised self-study

Course Duration

Students can complete Diploma of Leadership and Management(BSB51915) qualification within 72 weeks(including holidays) and you can discuss with your Trainer for customised study plan that meets your requirements.

Enquiries for Enrolments and intake dates can be made any time during the business hours.

Course Structure

Actual  Study Hours: Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915) course structure is designed for 72 weeks (including holidays) and total scheduled contact hours are 1200 hours  which is equivalent to 20 hours per week. You can also complete this qualification in lesser time than mentioned based on the study load you can manage.

Assessment Methods: This qualification is assessed using various assessment methods i.e. through written activities, case studies, simulated projects and by observation.

Core Units

BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence

BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan

BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness


BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development

BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace

BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction staff

BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service

BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system

BSBADM502 Manage Meetings

BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

Entry Requirements

    • IELTS overall band of 5.5 or equivalent internationally recognised exam result in line with DIBP regulations
    • Successful completion of Senior Secondary certificate of education (Year 12) or equivalent qualification from student’s home country
    • Mature aged students will also be considered without the minimum education requirements but with relevant work experience within chosen area of study and a demonstrated capacity to meet course requirements.
    • Must be over the age of 18 years at the commencement of the course
    • Original or certified copies of all documents must be submitted with application
    • According to assessment levels for the country of origin, International Student who does not meet the English entry requirement is required to register in the appropriate English course. Further details for these requirements can be found at


      ITA provides the facilities and resources that will need to be available or accessed include:

    • Student Handbook
    • Access to online book
    • Group Activities to emulate real scenarios
    • ICT Softwares
    • Adobe Website
    • MS Office
    • Windows 7 / MAC – OSx 10plus
    • WordPress
    • 2 Projectors
    • Internet on campus
    • Photocopiers
    • Learner book: Online Toolbox
    • Student Support and counselling

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The acknowledgment of skills and knowledge that have been gained through training, work, or life experiences into formal competencies. The assessment of RPL is made from the evidence provided against the units of competency (elements and performance criteria) as described in the relevant endorsed Training Package. To support this type of application evidence of where and how the skills were obtained are required. i.e. A certificate where the codes do not match bit are of similar skills and knowledge would require an ability to assess the learning the outcomes against the learning outcomes of the current course.

Assessment of Course Credit/RPL Application in the Diploma Programs

Some subjects have exam but most of the assessment methods include practical test, group works, SA, personal portfolios, presentations, log books, written assessment and case studies. Each subject has minimum of 2-3 assessments. If you have studied the same or equivalent subject as those taught by ITA, you can apply for credit for those subjects. Students apply for RPL either prior to commencement or once on campus.

To apply for recognition you must

    • Students will be required to submit Academic and other relevant documents where necessary
    • Submit a full application to UNI indicating that you want to apply for recognition for prior learning
    • Students will be required to submit Academic and other relevant documents where necessary
    • Self assessment will be necessary to be filled by the applicant and interview to follow by ITA
    • As part of recognition assessment where students are unable to provide sufficient documents and evidence, recognition cannot be granted
    • A process of appeal is available in cases of disputes or decisions or refunds granted.

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