Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

National Code: BSB61015 NRT Logo


CRICOS Code: 087909B


This course is designed to train students in business management to develop their skills and certify they are capable to achieve the industry standards. Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters.They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have senior or managerial responsibilities. They may oversee the work of others or have specialised roles where they do not supervise others but provide strategic leadership.

Entry Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Completed an overseas equivalent of Year 12
  • Must meet Student Visa Requirements
  • Proficient in English International Students require either an
    • IELTS level of 5.5 or
    • TOEFL 527 (paper based) or
    • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) 42
  • Be able to read and comprehend course requirements.
  • Have an intermediate to advanced level of understanding of computers and the internet to assist with conducting research and complete assessments

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Satisfactorily completed Year 12 or equivalent
  • Or
  • Have evidence of completion of a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) at exit level 3 or above of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) in both literacy and numeracy examination
  • Be able to read and comprehend course requirements.
  • Have an intermediate to advanced level of understanding of computers and the internet to assist with conducting research and completing assessments
  • May have previously completed a Diploma of Leadership & Management or similar qualification or may have management or supervisory experience

Delivery Mode

This course is offered full time face-to-face

This course is offered full time face-to-face


The requirements of the AQF volume of learning for a Advanced Diploma level qualifications is 1 – 2 years. Total volume of learning for the BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management is 1520 hours which is allocated as follows:

  • 800 hours Face to face classroom delivery
  • 360 hours Assignments and assessments
  • 360 hours Self paced study

The training and assessment activities are required to be completed by students to achieve the learning outcomes of this qualification. If students have previous relevant experience, where RPL is awarded, the total volume of learning may be reduced below the Australian Qualifications Framework Volume of Learning requirements.

This qualification has been designed for experienced students so time frames have been adjusted to meet volume of learning requirements and allow sufficient time to acquire required skills and knowledge.


Fees and charges vary between courses, please contact Australian Vocational Learning Centre directly to know the current course fees.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer – Students with prior learning and work experience can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning. Learners who have completed corresponding units of competency and/or units contained within the packaging rules can apply for Credit Transfer.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is progressive through the qualification with multiple assessment tasks to be completed for each unit of competency. Assessment tasks and methods will vary from unit to unit may include a combination of:

  • Role-plays
  • Written examinations
  • Written/Verbal questioning
  • Case studies
  • Practical Projects
  • Research Reports
  • Assignments used to assess required skills and knowledge

Assessment marking system:

  • Satisfactory (S) result: the student’s submitted work satisfies the learning requirements and all competency standards for the unit (in accordance with the National Register
  • Not Yet Satisfactory (NYS) result: the student’s submitted work does not demonstrate their understanding of all competency standards in the unit. If a student receives a ‘not yet satisfactory’ outcome, he or she will receive written feedback from a trainer/assessor, clearly outlining where the gaps are. The student will then be required to rectify these gaps and re-submit their assessment for marking.

Once a student receives a satisfactory result for all required assessment tasks a competent (C) outcome will be awarded for the entire unit. The student must demonstrate their understanding of all competency standards in each unit before receiving a competent outcome.


This qualification will provide a pathway to management qualifications in Higher Education Institutions

Employment Opportunities

Career possibilities may include:

  • Area Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Regional Manager

Course  Structure

To successfully complete the BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management students are required to complete four core units and eight elective units of competency consisting of the units as listed below.

Unit CodeUnit Name
BSBMGT605Provide leadership accross the organisation
BSBSUS501Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
BSBDIV601Develop and implement diversity policy
BSBINN601 Lead and Manage organisational change
BSBMGT608Manage innovation and continuous improvement
BSBMGT616Develop and implement strategic plans
BSBMGT617Develop and implement a business plan
BSBHRM602Manage human resources strategic plan
BSBFIM601Manage finances
BSBRSK501Manage risk
BSBMGT615Contribute to organisation development
BSBINM601Manage knowledge and information

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