Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course Overview

The Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management will strengthen leadership skills and abilities in all areas of management. This course provides skills in leadership, change management, financial management, human resources, business and strategic planning. It is ideal for learners with previous workplace experience, ideally with leadership and management responsibility.

The Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters. They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.




Face-to-Face​ & RPL


52 Weeks
20 Hours/Week
4 Terms



Course Discount

Darwin & Gold Coast Campus

Start dates

24 January 2022
19 April 2022
11 July 2022
3 October 2022

Course Breakdown

Core Units


Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving


Lead and manage organisational change


Provide leadership across the organisation


Develop and implement business plans


Manage innovation and continuous improvement

Elective Units


Communicate with influence


Contribute to strategic workforce planning


Manage personal and professional development


Develop organisational strategies


Lead corporate social responsibility

Career Outcomes

Entry Requirements

Entry into this qualification is limited to those who:

Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions). Or have two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise.

Students must be aged 18 years and above. Evidence of acceptable English language test course as below (or equivalent):

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – 5.5
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), internet based test – 46
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English) – 162
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) -42

In addition, students are asked to identify if they would like to participate in an LLN assessment as part of the enrolment process in the areas of reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy. This ensures the course is at an appropriate level for students and educational support is provided.

Recognition of Prior Learning

RPL recognises skills, knowledge and experience gained through work, formal study, volunteering, informal or formal training, social activities or general life experiences. If you can demonstrate that you have already learnt the knowledge, and have the relevant skills, recognition of prior learning may be granted. Please contact our office for information about the RPL process.

Course Fees


  • Application Fee (non-refundable) – $300
  • Resource Fee – $200
  • Tuition Fee – $6,500

Contact for information on discounted fees.

Gold Coast

  • Application Fee (non-refundable) – $300
  • Resource Fee – $200
  • Tuition Fee – $6,500

Contact for information on discounted fees.

  • Course learning and assessment material
  • Qualified industry expert trainer
  • Student support
  • Coffee and tea
  • Certification upon successful completion