Purpose: The Diploma of Leadership and Management is targeted to suit a wide range of careers and industries, giving students business-ready skills that can be applied to any workplace to become leaders and managers in the workplace. 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.

Delivery Method :


face to face level 8, 20 Queen street Melbourne VIC 3000


Course Duration: 52 Weeks (including 40 scheduled tuition weeks and up to 12 weeks of holidays)
Education Pathways: The further study pathways available to students who undertake this
qualification include:
BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management
BSB60215 – Advanced Diploma of Business
Pre-requisites: There are no pre-requisites for this qualification or any of the units of competency contained within it.
Entry Requirements:
  • All students must be 18 years of age or over at the time of applying for admission at Australian National Academy of
  • Entry into this course requires an IELTS band score of 5.5 or PTE Score of 42 or equivalent or in line with Department of Home Affairs (DHA) regulations.
  • Satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification is required for
    entry into this qualification.
  • You will be required to complete a Pre-Training Review to determine your suitability for this qualification.
  • Completing a Language, Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) assessment.  ACSF Level 3 in learning, reading, writing, oral communication, and numeracy are desirable to participate in this course.
  • Mature-age students will also be considered without the minimum education requirements but with relevant work experience within a chosen area of study and a demonstrated capacity to meet the course requirements.
Course Costs

Tuition Fee $12,000

Other Costs:

Application Fee: $200 (non-refundable)

Resource fee: $300 (non-refundable)

Course Structure

The BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management requires the completion of the following 12 units (including 4 core and 8 electives):

Code Unit title Type
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan Core
BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff Elective
BSBRSK501 Manage risk Elective
BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service Elective
BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement Elective
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships Core
BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence Core
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness Core
BSBLDR503 Communicate with influence Elective
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development Elective
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance Elective
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Elective

Delivery Arrangements

This program is to be delivered in a classroom-based environment at the main campus at Level 8, 20 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000. Each unit is delivered face to face to develop the

knowledge and theoretical understandings required to undertake business roles and prepare for dealing with situations that arise in a business setting.


Students will be provided with a detailed learner guide and learning materials to support the assessment activities. The learning materials will include learning assessments and other reference material available from trainers relevant to the unit of competence being delivered. The learning materials will include learning assessments and other reference material available from trainers relevant to the unit of competence being delivered.



Assessment methods:

ANAE use a range of assessment methods to determine overall competency requirements for this unit of competency, which includes but not limited to:

  • Written/Oral questions
  • Written Assignment
  • Case studies and Project tasks
  • Roleplay and class activities


Students are informed about specific assessment requirements at the beginning of each unit of competency along with the submission/completion timeframe. As this is competency-based training, the outcome of the student assessment will be deemed Competent (C ) or Not Yet Competent (NYC).


RPL/Credit Transfer:

Students can apply for recognition of prior learning, and work experience towards this qualification. During the course of your life, you will develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. Through work, volunteer roles, family commitments, and various tasks undertaken in everyday life, you are building up a bank of knowledge. The evidence of these skills and knowledge accumulated can be used to help you gain a qualification. You can also apply for course credit if you have completed the same unit previously. To apply for RPL or credit transfer indicate your preference in the application form or speak to ANAE staff at the time of enrolment. Refer to RPL/Credit Transfer policy for details.