Diploma Of Leadership And Management

Course Code: BSB51918
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Start date: Start studying anytime

Duration: 12 months (Monthly 1-day workshops)

Is a management career, where you inspire and motivate others your goal?

Whether you're a school leaver seeking a pathway to university or someone with work experience who wants to make a difference in a supervisory role, we can help to kick start your management career.

The nationally accredited Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51918) is designed to help you to develop the leadership, communication and organisational skills required to manage an effective team.

Dual Diploma option is available by enrolling into two additional units of Diploma of Human Resources Management (BSB50618).

The course is particularly suited to new managers or supervisors who are keen to build the capabilities necessary to lead a high performing team and achieve operational success.

  • Bendigo City Campus
Course Structure
  • Part time (12 months)


This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers

This course may lead to employment in the following positions:

  • Team leader
  • Supervisor
  • Line manager.

  • You need to have completed VCE (or equivalent) or be of mature age and have sufficient work experience. You also need to have high level language, literacy and numeracy skills.

Course overview

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. Licensing/Regulatory Information No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

How to apply
  • Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process
  • Individual interview and a language, language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • Assignment

Learning options
  • Blended - Online and workshops

Key study areas

You'll gain the skills and confidence to:

  • Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes
  • Manage people performance
  • Facilitate continuous improvement
  • Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • Manage an operational plan
  • Manage human resource services
  • Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • Develop and manage performance-management processes
  • Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • Manage workforce planning
  • Build and sustain an innovative work environment.

Further study opportunities
  • If you want to continue your studies after you graduate, you can go on to complete the Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB61015). When you graduate from this course, you'll be eligible for credits towards a Bachelors degree and guaranteed entry to a leading Australian university. Visit our Pathways to University page to learn more.


Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative total fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses.
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$5,381.80
Concession - average total course fee*$1,079.20
Full fee - average total course fee*$7,483.40
B.   Materials average fee**$0.00
C.   Consumables average fee**$0.00
Indicative pricing for:

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students. Read more. Student support fees are non refundable . Student support fees are payable annually for the duration of your course, over and above tuition fees.

This page was last updated on 4/03/2021 10:46 PM

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