BSB51918 – Diploma of Leadership & Management


This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.
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.

Entry Requirements

There are no stated entry requirements for this qualification

Study Pathways

After successfully achieving BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management, eligible students may develop through the Leadership and Management pathway to:

  • BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management


Online Learning: 1200 hours
Blended Learning: 52 weeks

Career Opportunities

Graduates as this level will have specialised knowledge and skills for skilled or paraprofessional work as a manager

Course Structure

Total 12 Units: 4 Cores* + 8 Electives
BSBLDR502* Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBLDR511* Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBMGT517* Manage operational plan
BSBWOR502* Lead and manage team effectiveness
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service
BSBHRM512 Develop and manage performance-management processes
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Exit Point / Award

Students that successfully complete all 12 units of competency as stated in the Course Structure will be issued with BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management. Students who successfully complete some units of competency will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the nationally accredited unit(s) in which they have been deemed competent.

This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework.