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BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management

RGIT Australia's Diploma of Leadership and Management provides the student with knowledge and skills required to work in leadership and management roles across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. You will be empowered to plan, execute and evaluate the work of your team.

As part of the Diploma of Leadership and Management, you will learn about the critical capabilities required to be an effective manager. This course is designed specifically for supervisors and middle managers that have the responsibility of a team of people.



Diploma of Leadership and Management

National Code BSB51915
CRICOS code 091302K
Duration  52 Weeks (Incl. Holidays)
Holiday 12 Weeks
Delivery Mode Face-to-Face
Intake Dates Feb, Apr, Jul, Oct
Tuition Fee AU $15,000
Material Fee AU $0
Campus Melbourne and Hobart

Diploma of Leadership and Management will provide you with knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a wide range of enterprise and industry contexts. You will develop skills in displaying initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring your own workload and the workload of others.

You will learn communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements.


Possible job roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Business Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Manager
  • Sales Team Manager


Students will need to complete 4 core units and 8 elective units of competency to attain the qualification.


Core Units

  • BSBLDR501 - Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • BSBMGT517 - Manage operational plan
  • BSBLDR502 - Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • BSBWOR502 - Lead and manage team effectiveness


Elective Units*

  • BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBWHS501 - Ensure a safe workplace
  • BSBRSK501 - Manage risk
  • BSBADM506 - Manage business document design and development
  • BSBMGT516 - Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBCUS501 - Manage quality customer service
  • BSBHRM506 - Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes
  • BSBDIV501 - Manage diversity in the workplace

*Elective units for this qualification are current at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Age Requirements

All international students must be at least 18 years of age or above at the time of the course commencement to study at RGIT Australia.


English Language Requirements

International students, applying either off-shore or on-shore will require:

i) Either a minimum IELTS (General) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course, or IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with a General English (ELICOS) course (up to 30 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course plus successful completion of RGIT Australia’s Language and Numeracy Test on completion of General English (ELICOS) program.

Results older than two years are not acceptable.


ii) Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States


iii) Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.


iv) Applicants originating from students visa assessment levels 1 and 2 (countries) without the required IELTS score must undertake an English Placement Test conducted at RGIT Australia’s campus as part of the enrolment process.

If there are concerns about the applicants’ English language proficiency, they will be required to undertake a suitable General English (ELICOS) or EAL program. For further information on student visa assessment levels visit Department of Home Affairs’ website at www.homeaffairs.gov.au.

Please note: RGIT Australia will also accept equivalent test results from the following specified English language tests:

- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT

- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) PBT

- Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic

- Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)

Academic Requirements

International students applying either off-shore or on-shore must meet a minimum academic requirement to get admission to RGIT Australia courses. The table below summarises the academic entry requirements. Refer to information on individual courses for course-specific requirements.

Level of Study  Academic Requirements
Certificate II & III   Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or higher
Certificate IV Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or Certificate III or higher
Diploma Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Certificate IV or higher
Advanced Diploma  Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Diploma or higher


Early Childhood Education and Care/Community Services

Requirements prior to the start of Work-Based Training (WBT) components for Early Childhood Education and Care and Community Services include:

1. A satisfactory and valid National Police clearance / Australian Federal Police Clearance Certificate

2. A satisfactory and valid Working with Children Check


Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

Requirements prior enrolment in ICT60115 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology, students must have satisfactorily completed Diploma of Information Technology or equivalent qualifications. Students are expected to possess advanced IT skills in IT networking, software development, communications or computing.


Qualification Recognition

Qualifications offered by RGIT Australia are based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and VET Quality Framework (VQF) and are nationally recognised.

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