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BSB80120 – Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning)

Course Description

This qualification reflects the roles of individuals who apply highly specialised knowledge and skills in the field of organisational learning and capability development . Individuals in these roles generate and evaulate complex ideas. They also initiate, design and execute major learning and development functions within an organisation. Typically, they would have full responsibility and accountability forthe personal output and work of others.
This qualification may apply to leaders and managers in organisation where learning is used to build organisational capability.

Duration78 weeks
LevelGraduate Diploma
National CodeBSB80120
Cricos Course Code106053F
Delivery mode15 hours face to face classroom courses and 5 hours on-line courses
Study Arrangement60 weeks study + 18 weeks break
Course Fee (Onshore)Tuition fee is $10,800. Material fee is $600. Enrolments fee is $300.
Course Fee (Offshore)Tuition fee is $12,600. Material fee is $600. Enrolments fee is $300.

Unit code

Unit title


BSBHRM613Contribute to the development of learning and development strategiesCore 
BSBLDR811Lead strategic transformationCore 
TAELED803Implement improved learning practiceCore
BSBLDR812Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationshipsElective
BSBINS603Initiate and lead applied researchElective
BSBHRM611Contribute to organisational performance developmentElective
BSBSTR801Lead innovative thinking and practiceElective 
BSBCRT611Apply critical thinking for complex problem solvingElective 


Entry Requirements

  • Students must be 18 years of age or over
  • Minimum Diploma qualification from any discipline or with more than two years extensive relevant vocational practices in Australia, if without formal qualifications.
  • have sound communication skills:
    • provide IELTS certificate showing an overall score of 6.0 or equivalent English test result
    • Undertake and satisfactorily complete ACAB Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment and achieve an overall ACSF Level of 5.

Those individuals who would like to become an exceptional leader by developing staff members’ capabilities in an organisation. And, those who would like to lead the design and implementation of the training and learning systems.  

Individuals who are interested in learning advanced skills in innovation, research, organisational change and development, strategic planning and implementation, and coaching or training should also do this course.  

Onshore student
Tuition Fee: $10,800
Enrolment Fee: $300(Non-refundable)
Study Material Fee: $600
Total Fees: $11,700
Offshore student
Tuition Fee: $12,600
Enrolment Fee: $300 (Non-refundable)
Study Material Fee: $600
Total Fees: $13,500

The tuition fee for this course may be paid in four (4) instalments in set due dates. The first instalment includes part of the tuition fee ($1,500), material fee, and enrolment fee and it must be paid prior to enrolment. The Materials Fee will be payable every term before the start of the term.

All payments may be made by Bank Transfer to the nominated account or by cash.

Please see the course Schedule of Payment in the Student Handbook in the College website at:

Refer to intake dates here.

Where the student is experiencing any difficulties , he /she should be referred to the Student Support Officer who will seek to assist. If the student ’s needs exceed
Australian College of Applied Business’ support capacity, it will
refer the student to an appropriate external agency.
It is Australian College of Applied Business’ policy to provide additional learning assistance to students who are struggling
without involving any additional costs.

Students must dedicate at least twenty 20 hours a week for the scheduled classes. In addition, the course may require an additional ten (10) hours per week to learn the provided materials and undertake required assessments.

Students must do all the required assessments to successfully complete this course.

The assessments will include:

  • Undertaking organisational case studies
  • Doing advanced research
  • Project work and reporting
  • Demonstrating practical skills in a real or simulated workplace environment, and
  • Knowledge or written tests

All materials needed by the students’ for their assessments in this course will be provided by the college

Students need not incur any extra cost to buy the materials for this course, except the material cost paid at the start of each term.

If a student has already achieved some skills and knowledge required by this qualification they may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). The RPL process requires a student to:

provide all relevant documents of their prior learning
discuss their relevant experience to their assessors
provide an opportunity to their assessor to speak with their workplace supervisors, and undertake some practical tasks, if required

Learners who obtain a competent result for all 8 units will receive a Qualification in BSB80120 Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning). Learners who do not obtain a competent result in all 8 units will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units they obtain competency in.


After receiving the award of BSB80120 Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) the graduate may undertake higher qualification at Masters’ level e.g. Master in Management or Master in Business Administration.


Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: 

• Learning and development manager
• Learning and development consultant
• Career development manager
• RTO Manager
• RTO Education Advisor
• Manager / head of department
• Organisational learning and leadership manager
• Training manager
• Workforce capability development leader
• Workforce planner
• Educational professional