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.

Unit code Unit title 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
BSBHRM613 Contribute to the development of learning and development strategies Elective
BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development Elective 
BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence Elective 
BSBPMG633 Provide leadership for the program Elective
BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace Elective




Entry Requirements

Entry to this qualification is limited to those who:
•Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions). or
•Have two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an
operational or leadership role in an enterprise.
• Be at least 18 years of age
• Suitable Language and Numeracy Skills
• A Unique Student Identifier
• A computer or laptop with internet access

Duration 78 weeks flexible
Level Advanced Diploma
National Code BSB60420
Delivery mode 15 hours face to face classroom courses and 5 hours on-line courses
Study Arrangement 60 weeks study + 18 weeks break

Who should do this course?

This course will be suitable for those who are currently leading a key business operation or, those who will be leading such operation in future.

The qualification will also be suitable for those who should apply specialised leadership and management skills in their current or future roles as leaders and managers.

Those individuals who would like to have advanced knowledge and skills in managing finance, organisational change, business plans and business risks and the over-all operations of an enterprise may undertake this course.

Fees and Costs

Full Price:

• Non-Concession: $3200

• Concession: $1550


Payment methods

Payment Plans available: 3 months / 6 month

Trainers & Resources

This course offering will be delivered by Australian College of Applied Business (RTO 3910), in some cases with the assistance of our preapproved training partners . Your Trainer will be experienced and qualified, both as a Trainer and an industry practitioner . They will be dedicated to providing you with skills and knowledge that will be valued by prospective employers , helping you with works.
You will not be required to purchase or own any additional materials or equipment to complete the program – all training and assessment materials are provided

Student Support & Welfare

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.

Term Schedule

Refer to intake dates here

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, demonstrating practical skills in a real or simulated workplace environment, project work, research, and knowledge tests.

All materials needed for students’ assessment 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 10 units will receive a Qualification in BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership Management or Learners who do not obtain a competent result in all 10 units will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units they obtain competency in.

After receiving BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management graduate may undertake a higher qualification in Business or Management, for example, BSB80120 Graduate Diploma of Management.

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
• Senior Manager
• Business Manger
• General Manager
• Business Development Manager

Get In Touch

Location: Level 1, 239 Church St. Parramatta NSW 2150

Telephone: +61 422 568 755


School Hours: M-F: 9am – 5:30 pm

Students’ rights

ACAB respects students’ rights as consumers of this course. We guarantee to provide high quality training and assessment services to our students in this qualification. As consumers, students have rights to complain, receive refunds, and ask for replacement course.

For details of students’ rights and obligations on this and other ACAB courses, please read our Student Handbook,