BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management (093112M)

BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management

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.

  • Course Duration
    The qualification covers:
    • 2 x 7 hour face to face classes per week over 52 weeks (9.00am to 4:00pm) In this part of the program learners are required to attend instruction as part of their learning process

    • Required hours of Self-study/ independent learning/ research and reflection hours per week, where learners are required to reflect and carry on further study, 6 hours are mandatory for international learners (Please see delivery and assessment). A trainer is present for such sessions.

  • Admission Requirement
    It is a requirement of KIA that applicants must:
    • be 18 years and above;

    • Have satisfactorily completed a minimum of year 12 or equivalent (this may be international);

    • To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, learners would need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at Diploma level; this can be demonstrated via the following:

    • Successful completion of Year 12 or the equivalent level of study or mature aged entry (if applicable

    • Minimum English level of IELTS 5.5, learners originating from student visa assessment levels 1 and 2 without the required IELTS score can undertake KIA’s English Proficiency Test. For information on student visa assessment levels, refer to Department of Immigration and Border Protection website (

    Numeracy and Literacy

    All learners are required to complete a Language, Literacy and numeracy test in order to ascertain and acceptance into the program. Where a learner is not completing the test at the required, support will be offered to them. This assistance is determined at a case-by-case measure.

    Learners must have a demonstrated capacity in competencies as required by the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF), to undertake this course. This will be ascertained through the LLN Assessment they complete with their application form.

    It is recommended that participants must have the following levels:

    • Learning: level 5

    • Reading: Level 4

    • Writing: Level 4

    • Oral communication: Level 5

    • Numeracy: Level 3

  • Unit Modules
    Unit Code Unit Name Unit Type
    1 BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence Core
    2 BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan Core
    3 BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships Core
    4 BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness Core
    5 BSBMGT502 Manage People Performance Elective
    6 BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans Elective
    7 BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement Elective
    8 BSBINN502 Build and sustain an innovative work environment Elective
    9 BSBRSK501 Manage Risk Elective
    10 BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development Elective Elective
    11 BSBPMG522 Undertake project work Elective
    12 BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Elective

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