BSB50420 – Diploma of Leadership and Management

  • Course Code : BSB50420
  • CRICOS Course Code : 104132A
  • Course Duration : 52 weeks
  • Tuition Fee : $12,000
  • Location : Level 10, 140 Elizabeth Street, Sydney NSW 2000

    Level 2, 108 Margaret Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000

    Level 1, 15 Moore Street, Canberra ACT 2601

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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. Conversely, it may also apply to those with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical Leadership and Management skills and knowledge that they would like to develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities

This course is designed for local students and international students. They will study the theory of Leadership and Management and undertake exercises and assessments, many of which will be in a simulated work environment. The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link:

14th August 2023
4th September 2023
13th November 2023
4th December 2023
5th February 2024
26th February 2024
6th May 2024

Students successfully completing the course will receive the BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management.

QIBA has the following entry requirements:

International students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and must have completed at least the equivalent of Year 12.
  • Have an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old).
  • Participate in a course entry interview to demonstrate their suitability for the course.
  • Participate in LLN test and score 3 or above

English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:

  • Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
  • Successful completion of an English Placement Test

NOTE: Other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

The BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management is intended to prepare students or recognise and develop existing workers who are performing a range of management or specialist roles in a Leadership and Management environment.

This qualification is transferrable across many industries, as it teaches transferrable Leadership and Management skills.

Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include:

  • Manager
  • Executive Officer
  • Supervisor
  • Senior Supervisor
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence Core
BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans Core
BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships Core
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness Core
BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence Core
BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others Core
BSBOPS505 Manage organisational customer service Elective
BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans Elective
BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area Elective
BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development Elective
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk Elective
BSBOPS501 Manage business resources Elective

Students are required to attend 20 hours of classroom training and assessment activities per week during the training and assessment weeks.

Approximately 6 hours per week of unsupervised study hours (assessment preparation) is expected, in addition to the 20 hours of classroom training per week.

Course delivery is through classroom-based face-to-face learning at the Sydney, Canberra and Brisbane Campus locations. This is tailored for theoretical and practical training sessions by means of simulated workplace environments and group activities.

This allows learners to develop the knowledge and foundations required to undertake business services-based work or information and communications technology work and to prepare for and practice dealing with, situations that arise in business services and IT settings. Units of competency in these courses can be delivered as standalone units.

QIBA offers Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfers to students with existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience. The granting of course credit may affect course fees, as well as the duration of the course.

This process is outlined in the VET Credit Transfer Policy and the VET Recognition of Prior Learning Policy. Click here to download the form for RPL/Credit transfer.

Brisbane CBD Campus

Level 2
108 Margaret Street
Brisbane City QLD 4000


+61 7 3186 6449

Sydney CBD Campus

Level 10
140 Elizabeth Street
Sydney NSW 2000


+61 2 9267 3040

Assessment for this qualification may include written reports, case studies, projects, role plays, oral questioning, case study analysis, demonstration, presentation written assessments and third-party reports as well as portfolios of evidence and workplace reports.

Students must demonstrate competence across all tasks of Assessment to achieve Competence in the unit.