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BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course CodeBSB50420
Course NameDiploma of Leadership and Management
CRICOS Course Code104132A
Course Duration52 weeks
LocationLevel 10, 140 Elizabeth Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Level 2, 108 Margaret Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
Level 1, 15 Moore Street, Canberra ACT 2601
Tuition Fee$12,000

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Course Description

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:

Intake Dates

11th April 2022
9th May 2022
11th July 2022
15th August 2022
10th October 2022
14th November 2022


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

Entry Requirements

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.

Job Prospects

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

Units Description

BSBPEF502Develop and use emotional intelligenceCore
BSBOPS502Manage business operational plansCore
BSBLDR523Lead and manage effective workplace relationshipsCore
BSBTWK502Manage team effectivenessCore
BSBCMM511Communicate with influenceCore
BSBCRT511Develop critical thinking in othersCore
BSBOPS505Manage organisational customer serviceElective
BSBFIN501Manage budgets and financial plansElective
BSBWHS521Ensure a safe workplace for a work areaElective
BSBPEF501Manage personal and professional developmentElective
BSBOPS504Manage business riskElective
BSBOPS501Manage business resourcesElective

Mode of Study

Students are required to attend 20 hours of classroom learning per week. Course delivery is through classroom-based face-to-face learning at the Sydney and Brisbane Campus locations for 15 hours per week. This is tailored for theoretical and practical training sessions by means of simulated workplace environments and group activities. An additional 5 hours of online learning is delivered through QIBA online learning platforms ZOOM and Learnbook(Moodle) thus comprising of a total of 20 hours of training delivery per week.

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 I.T. settings. Units of competency in these courses can be delivered as standalone units.

RPL/Course Credit

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.


Sydney CBD Campus

Level 10, 140 Elizabeth Street


NSW 2000



+61 2 9267 3040

Brisbane CBD Campus

Level 2, 108 Margaret Street

Brisbane City

QLD 4000



+61 7 3186 6449

Assessment Methodology

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.