Diploma of Leadership & Management (BSB51918)

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Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51918) Online


Part-time: approx. 16-18 months, Full-time approx. 12 months, *Generous 24-month enrolment period


100% Online


The College For Adult Learning | RTO#22228

Payment Options

Discounted upfront payment. Plus flexible payment plans to suit all budgets available.

Technical Requirements

You will need regular access to a laptop, desktop computer or another device with the following:

  • An adequate and reliable internet connection
  • At least the equivalent of Microsoft Office, with word-processing capabilities and spreadsheets (eg: Google Docs, iWork, etc)
  • A PDF Reader installed
Course Entry Requirements

There are no formal prerequisite study requirements, however in order to succeed in your studies all students are required to:

  • Be 18 years or older at the time of registration
  • Demonstrate the required level of competency in English language, literacy and numeracy skills, The required level of competency in English language, literacy and numeracy skills for Diploma level qualifications is ACSF Level 3.

Become a Highly Effective Team Leader

The modern workplace now actively seeks out and rewards managers that are not afraid to lead, motivate and inspire their workforce; who embrace the internet and social media; who expect connectivity and interaction; and who can set themselves apart from the crowd. Unlock your team’s potential with the Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51918) Online. This Nationally Recognised Qualification has been designed in consultation with industry experts and is available for you to study 100% online and at your own pace. It will challenge you to develop your confidence and leadership skills, increase drive for innovation, work on empathy and emotional intelligence which are vital components in fostering positive workplace relationships as an efficient modern-day team leader.

Learn successful strategies for performance management and optimisation, support recruitment, people performance, communicating with influence, managing budgets, delivering financial plans, and effectively implementing change management processes.

With 24 months to complete the course, you can study this diploma anywhere, anytime, at your own pace. You’ll have learning coaches supporting you along the way, providing you with one-on-one support.


Flexible study options to suit you

  • 100% online, self-paced
  • Fit your study around your lifestyle – not the other way around
  • Study for how long you want, when you want
  • No need to attend scheduled classes or tutorials
  • No strict or unreasonable deadlines to meet
  • Payment plans that can be tailored to your budget
  • Generous 24-month enrolment period, with free course extension and deferral options
  • Study from just $44 per week

Unable to pay for your course upfront? With a wide variety of affordable payment plan options, from 6-18 months you can choose a payment plan to suit your lifestyle and budget. To learn more about this course, send us an enquiry.

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  • Modules
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
  • Career Outcomes

The College for Adult Learning

The College for Adult Learning formed as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in 2009, and through their dedication to outcomes-focused, practical training solutions with unparalleled support and flexibility, they’ve been making a real difference in thousands of lives over the last 10 years.

This institution was founded by a team of dedicated senior executives from the TAFE/University sector inspired by adult learners across Australia desperate for relevant courses, tailored learning, practical study options, comprehensive support, work-ready skills and real outcomes.

There are 12 required units of competency. 4 Core + 8 Electives

BSBLDR511 Develop and Use Emotional Intelligence
BSBMGT517 Manage Operational Plan
BSBLDR502 Lead and Manage Effective Workplace Relationships
BSBWOR502 Lead and Manage Team Effectiveness
BSBLDR513 Communicate with Influence
BSBMGT502 Manage People Performance
BSBWHS521 Ensure a Safe Workplace for a Work Area
BSBCUS501 Manage Quality Customer Service
BSBWRK520 Manage Employee Relations
BSBFIM501 Manage Budgets and Financial Plans
BSBWOR501 Manage Personal Work Priorities and Professional Development
BSBINN601 Lead and Manage Organisational Change
BSBPMG522 Undertake Project Work
BSBHRM513 Manage Workforce Planning

If you have extensive experience in the industry with a high level of knowledge, competency and ability, you may be eligible for RPL. This process may enable you to get unit credits for competencies you’ve already demonstrated so you can fast-track your qualification. Submit your enquiry today for further information about RPL.

With a strong foundation in leadership and managerial skills, the most common career advancement pathways for qualified managers are:

  • Team Leaders have an average salary of $66,662
  • Business Managers have an average salary of $77,743
  • Operations Managers have an average salary of $83,116
  • Services Team Leaders have an average salary of $90,000
  • General Managers have an average salary of $111,504

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