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BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management

BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management

General: 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.

Entry requirements: Prospective students are required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment and a Pre-Training Interview, administered by and to the satisfaction of ITHEA and be at least 18 years of age. You must have good word processing and email skills as well as the ability to download and upload documents and information. Please see our Online Service Standards.

Vocational outcomes: Students can go into a range of employment options. Occupations may include Business Manager, Human Resources Manager, Sales Team Manager.

Job outlook: Please refer to the Australian Government Job Outlook site for job prospects for each of the occupations listed above.

Delivery and assessment: We offer students the flexibility of choosing between online learning or classroom delivery. All students will be enrolled into our Learning Management System and all assessments must be completed online. As a result, all students will require a personal computer, with access to the Internet, to successfully complete their studies. Assessment methods allow for the gathering of sufficient quality evidence about the student’s performance. Methods used include question and answer, presentations, case studies and projects.

Core Unit

Unit CodeUnit DescriptorNominal Hrs
BSBLDR502Lead and manage effective workplace relationships50
BSBLDR511Develop and use emotional intelligence60
BSBMGT517Manage operational plan70
BSBWOR502Lead and manage team effectiveness60

Elective Units

Unit CodeUnit DescriptorNominal Hrs
BSBCOM503 Develop processes for the management of breaches in
compliance requirements
BSBINN502Build and sustain an innovative work environment50
BSBINN601Lead and manage organisational change60
BSBLDR513 Communicate with influence60
BSBLED501 Develop a workplace learning environment60
BSBMGT502Manage people performance70
BSBRSK501Manage Risk60
BSBWOR501Manage personal work priorities and professional development60

How to Apply

Please make sure you have read all the course information about units of study, duration, entry requirements, assessment information, job prospects etc.


1. You must attend a pre-training interview which includes a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test.

2. To complete the application process, click on the ‘Apply Now’ link. Complete the steps involved to submit your application online.

3. ITHEA will assess your application and make sure all entry requirements are met. An ITHEA representative will contact you if your application is unsuccessful.


If you have any questions about the course, please call us on 9650 3900.



1 year


Melbourne CBD 3000


In class or online






Term 1 – Wed 27 Jan
Term 2 – Mon 19 Apr
Term 3 – Mon 12 Jul
Term 4 – Mon 4 Oct