Institute of Skills and Training Australia have the following qualification on scope to deliver to our clients interested in pursuing a career in Business.

CRICOS: 107224F

Diploma of Leadership and Management

The Diploma of Leadership and Management develops leadership skills to effectively manage teams, improve workplace relationships, manage human resources, and contribute to strategic and business planning across a range of enterprises. The course develops skills in project planning, budgeting, people performance and managing team effectiveness for business improvement.

The Diploma of Leadership and Management 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.

Students can enter directly into the Diploma of Leadership and Management without prior qualifications.

Course Outline

You are required to complete 12 units of competency for this course. 6 Core units and 6 elective units.

Unit Code Unit Name   Unit Type
BSBCMM511  Communicate with influence   Core
BSBCRT511    Develop critical thinking in others   Core
BSBLDR523  Lead and manage effective workplace relationships   Core

Manage business operational plans 


Develop and use emotional intelligence


Manage team effectiveness


Manage meetings


Manage organisational customer service


Manage business risk


Manage people performance


Manage personal and professional development  


Facilitate continuous improvement

Entry Requirements

1. Students must be aged 18 years or above
 2. English language test must meet one of the below:



International English Language Testing System (IELTS)


Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 


Pearson Test of English Academic


Cambridge English Test


Occupational English Test

Pass (A or B)


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is an assessment process that involves assessment of an individual’s relevant prior learning (including formal, informal and non-formal learning) to determine the credit outcomes of an individual application for credit. We will work with students to identify any relevant existing skills and knowledge they may have to determine their eligibility for recognition for any components of the qualification which may save time and avoid unnecessary duplication of training. 

Career Pathways
  • Executive Officer
  • Project Consultant
  • Administrator
  • Project Coordinator
  • Corporate Services Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Business Sales Team Leader
  • Legal Practice Manager

$8500 (this includes a $250 non-refundable enrolment fee)
Payment plans may be available – Please contact 


Unique Student Identifier

From 1 January 2015, all students participating in Nationally Recognised Training in Australia will need to have a Unique Student Identifier, or USI. This includes students completing an apprenticeship, skill set, and certificate or diploma course. A USI gives you access to your online USI account and will contain all of your nationally recognised training records and results from 1 January 2015 onwards. Your results will be available in your USI account.  

When applying for a job or enrolling in further study, you will often need to provide your training records and results. One of the main benefits of the USI is that you will have easy access to your training records and results throughout your life.

It is free and easy for you to create your own USI online at Your local Customer Service office can also provide further information and assistance. For assistance please call us on our admin desk line 04 2660 3503/02 8872 8903.

Institute of Skills and Training Australia  is a Recognised Training Organisation that issues nationally recognised qualifications and statements of attainment. RTO code: 0381