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BSB50420

Diploma of Leadership and Management

Advance your career in leadership with this high-level qualification that will give you the skills needed to seek employment as a manager in human resources, business, or sales.

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TIME up to 1 year / Full Time NEXT START DATE 11 Jul 2022
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Gold Coast Darling Downs and South West Far North Queensland North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On Campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
JobTrainer
$145
Full Fee
$4,900 - $10,705
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Course overview

Upgrade your career with this high-level qualification. This course will give you the skills you need to seek employment in a managerial role across a broad range of industries.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, demand for office management roles is expected to experience stable growth over the next five years. This is a very large occupation with job opportunities available across a number of industries including construction, professional services, and education and training. 

Throughout this course you will be mentored in team leadership and management, discover how to utilise emotional intelligence to maximise team outcomes, and learn how to develop and implement an operational plan to facilitate effective workplace practices. Our highly-experienced team of industry leaders will give you the guidance you need to succeed in your studies and beyond.

Successful completion of this course will give you the specialised skills to manage teams across a range of departments and industry sectors. You will also get the knowledge you need to undertake further studies in your field.

What can I do?

  • Business Manager
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Sales Team Manager

Course outcome:

BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management

Jobtrainer Funded Course

This course is eligible for JobTrainer funding, meaning it could be $145 for eligible school-leavers, young people and job seekers looking to develop new skills. Training is proudly delivered by TAFE Queensland and jointly funded by the Australian Government and Queensland Government. Learn more >

Learning support options

We have numerous support services if you need an extra hand. The Learning Skills Centre, located in most campus libraries, is a drop-in service staffed by experienced teachers who can help with basic and complex skills. Studiosity is an online after hours tutoring service focusing on writing, research and referencing, as well as subject-specific questions.​

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 6 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBCMM511
    Communicate with influence
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBCMM511
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to present and negotiate persuasively, lead and participate in meetings and make presentations to customers, clients and other key stakeholders.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Communicate with influence

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBCRT511
    Develop critical thinking in others
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBCRT511
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop critical and creative thinking skills in others within a workplace context.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop critical thinking in others

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBLDR523
    Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBLDR523
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage effective workplace relationships.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBOPS502
    Manage business operational plans
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBOPS502
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor the implementation of operational plans to support efficient and effective workplace practices and organisational productivity and profitability.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage business operational plans

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBPEF502
    Develop and use emotional intelligence
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBPEF502
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and use emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management in the workplace.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop and use emotional intelligence

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBTWK502
    Manage team effectiveness
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBTWK502
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage team effectiveness

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
11 Jul 2022
6 months
Accelerated: Part time 2 nights per week + 3 Saturdays
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $145
  • Full fee: $4,900
South Bank
11 Jul 2022
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $145
  • Full fee: $10,705
Springfield
11 Jul 2022
1 year
Full time - 2 Zoom sessions and 1 face to face session per week
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Classroom
  • JobTrainer: $145
  • Full fee: $10,705
Springfield
04 Oct 2022
1 year
Full time - 2 Zoom sessions and 1 face to face session per week
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Classroom
  • JobTrainer: $145
  • Full fee: $10,705
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,705
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Robina
11 Jul 2022
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $145
  • Full fee: $10,705
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Toowoomba
11 Jul 2022
1 year
Full time - All Zoom sessions and 1 face to face session per term
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Classroom
  • JobTrainer: $145
  • Full fee: $10,705
Toowoomba
04 Oct 2022
1 year
Full time - All Zoom sessions and 1 face to face session per term
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Classroom
  • JobTrainer: $145
  • Full fee: $10,705
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
Anytime
up to 1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $145
  • Full fee: $10,705
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Townsville (Pimlico)
Anytime
up to 18 months
Part time - 1 afternoon per week
Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • JobTrainer: $145
  • Full fee: $10,705

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Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB50420)
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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VET Student Loan - $10,813 cap

This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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Important Information

Read this before applying.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

You will be required to complete the bksb to identify any Learning Support needs.

It is recommended that you have an understanding of basic business and technology concepts, which may have been acquired through previous training, qualifications and/or work experience in a business-related field.

You will be required to access and use technology to complete the learning assessment activities and resources within this course.

Accelerated course
Entry into the accelerated program is via an application process and requires applicants to have at least 3 years' experience working in a medium to large organisation.  Experience needs to include supervisory, or staff management responsibilities. 

Resources Required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

Robina campus

The Robina campus will be a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) campus for general learning.  Students are able to access discounted pricing for device purchases via JB Hi-Fi.  TAFE Queensland will have some portable devices available for short term loan and there will also be a limited number of desktop computers located on-site that students will be able to access.  For all the details visit the BYOD page on our website.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Apply through QTAC

You can apply to study this course through the Queensland Tertiary Admission Centre (QTAC). You will need to submit your application on the QTAC website. It will be assessed, and if you are successful you will receive an offer directly through QTAC. You will need to accept your offer from QTAC before enrolling with TAFE Queensland.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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