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BSB61015 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course Description

This qualification 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.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Course Overview

Entry requirement

To enroll in Australian Skills Academy RPL process, candidates will be required to demonstrate that they have extensive management experience.  This may be done through a written submission, telephone interview or reference from relevant personnel and various other workplace documents.

Pathway information

BSB51915 Diploma in Leadership and Management or other relevant qualification

OR with vocational experience but without formal supervision or management qualification.

Pathways from the qualification

Other Diploma qualifications or Higher Qualifications

Credit/Advance Standing/RPL

Our college recognises the skills and knowledge that students may have gained through previous studies, workplace and life experience. They may be entitled to gain recognition of prior learning before or after commencing the course that may exempt them from attending one or more units. Students who believe they already have the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency can request a copy of the RPL application form. Students are provided with information regarding the evidence required for each qualification and must provide valid, sufficient, current and authentic evidence to demonstrate competency. RPL is based on a portfolio and interview approach, where students accept the main responsibility for identifying, gathering and submitting evidence about their achievement of the competencies. The RPL process may involve a practical demonstration assessment too.

Work placement and Industry Membership

No work placement and industry membership providers for this course at this time.

Additional supports and services
Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities. The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18.

Possible Career Outcome
  • Manager
  • Area Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Quarry Business Manager
  • Senior Executive
  • Business Development Director
  • Executive Director
  • Department Manager
  • Managing Director
  • Chief Executive Officer
Course Structure

Course Outline

Total number of units = 12

4 core units  plus

8 elective units, of which:

  • 4 elective units must be selected from the listed electives
  • 4 elective units may be selected from the listed electives or from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Advanced Diploma level.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Unit of Competency

Australian Skills Academy can provide training and assessment services for all 33 units in the course. However, the RTO recommends the following electives as industry advisors inform us these units provide an excellent ‘coverage’ of the skills needed for senior management.

Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
CoreUnit Type
BSBFIM601Manage financesCore
BSBFIM601Lead and manage organisational changeCore
BSBFIM601Provide leadership across the organisationCore
BSBFIM601Develop and implement a business planCore
BSBHRM604Manage employee relationsElective
BSBINM601Manage knowledge and informationElective
BSBMGT608Manage innovation and continuous improvementElective
BSBMGT616 Develop and implement strategic plansElective
BSBMKG609Develop a marketing planElective
BSBRSK501Manage riskElective
BSBSUS501Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainabilityElective
BSBWHS605Develop, implement and maintain WHS management systemsElective

Course Delivery

Mode of Delivery


Payment Options
We have a number of options to allow you to select a payment method best suitable to your financial situation. Please refer to course fee section get the current fee structure for this course.
Method of Payment: Online, Bank Transfer, CC over the Phone, Bank Draft
Please mention your preferred method of payment in your application form and our staff will confirm your payment and any associated cost for your course.


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