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 judgment to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters. Classroom (Blended)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.

Delivery Method : Face to Face at Level 8, 20 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000
Course CRICOS Code: 105414E
Course Duration: 52 weeks (including 40 scheduled tuition weeks and up to 12 weeks of holidays and term breaks in between.)
Weekly student contact hours: 20 hours
Education Pathways: Upon completion of the BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management learners may also progress into higher education or a degree course depending upon the requirements of the individual university or higher education provider
Career Outcomes

Potential employment options are as a senior member of the management team in a variety of industries Job titles may include:

  • Senior Administrator
  • General Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Director or Executive



As stated in the training packaged, entry to this qualification is limited to learners who:

  • Have completed an Australian Diploma or Advanced Diploma from BSB training package (current or superseded equivalent versions) or other higher-level qualification in business or management. or
  • Have two years equivalent full–time relevant work experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise (domestic or overseas).
Entry Requirements:
  • All students must be 18 years of age or over at the time of applying for admission at the Australian National Academy of Education.
  • Entry into this course requires an IELTS band score of 5.5 or a PTE score of 42 or in line with the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) regulations.
  • Satisfactory completion of studies in the 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 4 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 the 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 BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management requires the completion of 10 units (including 5 core units and 5 electives).

Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving Core
BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change Core
BSBLDR602 Provide leadership across the organisation Core
BSBOPS601 Develop and implement business plans Core
BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement Core
BSBMKG623 Develop marketing plans Elective
BSBSTR602 Develop organisational strategies Elective
BSBHRM614 Contribute to strategic workforce planning Elective
BSBMKG622 Manage organisational marketing processes Elective
BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development 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 detailed learners guide and learning materials to support the assessment activities. The learning materials will include learning assessments and other reference material available from trainer relevant to the unit of competence being delivered. The learning materials will include learning assessments and other reference material available from trainer 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.