BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management

BSB51915 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.

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 a Corporate General Manager. 51,200 persons were employed as General Managers in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be between 10,001 and 25,000.

Source: Department of Employment. For full details on General Managers visit Job Outlook

Delivery and assessment: We offer students the flexibility of choosing between online learning or classroom delivery. 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 Units

Unit CodeUnit DescriptorNominal Hrs
BSBLDR501Develop and use emotional intelligence60
BSBMGT517Manage operational plan70
BSBLDR502Lead and manage effective workplace relationships50
BSBWOR502Lead and manage team effectiveness60

Elective Units

Unit CodeUnit DescriptorNominal Hrs
BSBMGT502Manage people performance70
BSBFIM501Manage budgets and financial plans70
BSBADM502Manage meetings30
BSBWOR501Manage personal work priorities and professional development60
BSBADM506Manage business document design and development80
BSBHRM506Manage recruitment selection and induction processes60
BSBRSK501Manage Risk60
BSBPMG522Undertake project work60

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


Term 1 classes start – 29 Jan
Term 2 classes start – 23 Apr
Term 3 classes start – 16 Jul
Term 4 classes start – 8 Oct

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