Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course Overview

The Diploma of Leadership and Management will provide you with leadership skills to effectively manage teams, improve workplace relationships, manage human resources and contribute to strategic and business planning across a range of enterprises. You will develop 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.




Face-to-Face & RPL


12 Months



Course Discount

Darwin & Gold Coast Campus

Start dates

12 July 2021
4 October 2021
24 January 2022
19 April 2022

Course Breakdown

Core Units


Communicate with influence


Develop critical thinking in others


Lead and manage effective workplace relationships


Manage business operational plans


Develop and use emotional intelligence


Manage team effectiveness

Elective Units


Manage employee and industrial relations


Coordinate workforce plan implementation


Manage people performance


Coordinate recruitment and onboarding


Facilitate continuous improvement


Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

Career Outcomes

Entry Requirements

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 – $10,000
  • Discounted in Darwin and Gold Coast to $6,500

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

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