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BSB50420 - Diploma of leadership and management

  • Course Code BSB50420

  • CRICOS course Code 104387M

  • Course Duration 52 weeks

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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 may plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.

Course Duration

52 weeks (including public holidays, re-assessment and catch-up classes) - full-time study 20 contact hours per week timetabled over 2.5 days per week.

Mode of Study

The program is classroom-based face to face delivery with trainer led training in classrooms, and computer labs consisting of direct observation, product-based methods, portfolios, questioning and third-party evidence.

  • City Campus: Ground Floor 313 - 315 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000


Entry Requirements

    Australian International Institute of Technology requires that all International students must be 18 years of age or over at the time of enrolment in this qualification and must provide evidence that they have obtained or completed one of the following:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and must have completed at least the equivalent of Year 12.
  • Applicants should have basic computer and MS Office skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Meet minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements* including:
  • Have obtained an IELTS band score of at least 5.5 ‐ or equivalent; or 5.0 where the test score is combined with at least 10 weeks ELICOS or 4.5 where the test score is combined with at least 20 weeks ELICOS
    Note - IELTS - results are valid for two years only: reference:
  • Have completed a Certificate III, Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma level Training Package course in Australia; or,
  • Have completed any Certificate III or Certificate IV in ESL or EAL from the ESL/EAL Framework (VIC); or
  • Have completed the ELICOS Course: General English – Intermediate Level
  • Note – If an International student is not required to provide evidence of their English Language Proficiencies (in Speaking, Reading, Writing and Listening) at the time of applying for their Student visa (Sub‐class 500) – reference:, they will be required to complete Australian International Institute of Technology’s English Language Proficiency Assessment to ensure that they have the required English proficiency level for this course.

Potential employment options could include as a Manager in a range of industry areas and sectors. Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into the BSB60420 - Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management or higher education qualifications in business and management

Units of Competency

Total number of units of competency - 12 (Total number of units - 6 core units and 6 elective units)





  • BSBCMM511

  • Communicate with influence

  • Core

  • BSBCRT511

  • Develop critical thinking in others

  • Core

  • BSBLDR523

  • Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

  • Core

  • BSBOPS502

  • Manage business operational plans

  • Core

  • BSBPEF502

  • Develop and use emotional intelligence

  • Core

  • BSBTWK502

  • Manage team effectiveness

  • Core

  • BSBOPS504

  • Manage business risk

  • Elective

  • BSBOPS505

  • Manage organisational customer service

  • Elective

  • BSBTWK503

  • Manage meetings

  • Elective

  • BSBTWK501

  • Lead diversity and inclusion

  • Elective

  • BSBSTR502

  • Facilitate continuous improvement

  • Elective

  • BSBWHS521

  • Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

  • Elective