Diploma of Leadership & Management




55 weeks

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If you want to become a business leader, then this qualification is perfect for you! Your trainers will help you fine-tune your business knowledge and employability skills. You will also expand your interactive and online skills with technology-supported learning. While you master various business units, this program also gives you the opportunity to:

  • become familiar with the management practices
  • adopt an inclusive hiring mindset
  • learn to manage projects
  • focus on your own growth as a leader

In Australia, students successfully graduating from this qualification may receive a median salary of approx. $76,600 per year.

Course Overview

This qualification will teach you how to use communication skills and emotional intelligence to understand, support and learn how to best work with individuals and teams. You will learn to lead and manage team effectiveness, and manage people performance, and support recruitment. Whilst leading and managing your team you will also learn the high-level business skills to undertake project work, manage financial plans and budgets, oversee business improvement and continuity, create and manage operational plans and develop and roll-out workplace learning.

This course includes hand-on assessments that simulate actual business situations as well as group projects.

Entry requirements

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry, Although, It is highly recommended that the student:

  • have satisfactory numeracy and literacy capabilities
  • are mature age
What you'll learn

To complete this qualification you will need to complete:

A total number of units: 12

  • 4 core units
  • 8 elective units

Mandatory Units

BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness

BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service
BSBWRK510 Manage employee relations
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBMGT617 Develop and Implement a Business Plan

Teaching and assessment

Duration: This course is conducted over a 55-week delivery, this includes term breaks.

Timetable:  Monday- Wednesday + Fast track options available (The timetable for future intakes may differ to the current schedule.)

Delivery Method: is a classroom delivery (face-to-face) method. Competencies will be assessed by theory tests, practical tasks and project work.

Delivery Location: Course is delivered on-site at our Brisbane Campus: 21 Parkview Street, Milton, QLD.


Have trade skills and work experience but no formal qualification?

Recognition of Prior Learning is a process of having your work experience and skills formally assessed for the purpose of gaining a nationally recognised and accredited qualification.

Fast track your studies and bridge the gaps in your skill set through the RPL. InTech offers you the chance to take all your experience and turn it into a Diploma of Leadership & Management!!

For each unit, candidates will be given the option to demonstrate competency through a combination of any of the following:

  • A Portfolio of Evidence which includes:
    – Prior Qualifications (accredited and non-accredited)
    – Employment History (detailed, positions, performance, appraisals)
    – Work samples and other relevant documents (photos, videos, etc.)
    – References and testimonials from verifiable sources
    – Journals and publications
  • Practical testing in the workshop/classroom
  • Written/Verbal Testing

Apply for RPL or for Credit Transfer for discounted fees and reduced study duration.

Career Pathways

Potential career pathways for graduates of this qualification include roles such as

  • Business Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Operations/Facilities Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • Store Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Office Co-ordinator
Fees and funding

Fees: AUD 12,000.00 -no hidden fee

The tuition fees as published are subject to change annually given individual circumstances at enrolment and a number of other factors.

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full fee of a course upfront you might be eligible for a payment plan. This allows you to pay for your course either per semester or in monthly instalments.    

Intake Dates: There are 4 intake dates in a year: Jan-Feb, April-May, July & September-October

Fee reduction applies for Credit Transfer, RPL

How to apply

Ready to get started?

Fill out an application above or see our How to Apply section for further guidance.

If you require assistance, our dedicated student advisors can help you with any questions you have about the application and enrolment process.

Students are advised to make an appointment to speak to a career counselor for advice on programs, learning pathways and career outcomes.

Professional accreditation and recognition

On successful completion of this course including competence in all assessment requirements , you will be awarded the Diploma of Leadership & Management.  This qualification are recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Check the www.training.gov.au.

Additional information

Further Progression: Students can progress onto a higher level course within Intech Institute.  We offer a Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership, Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management within the Business course programs.

What Kind Of Student Are You?

You're a local student if you are:
  • a citizen of Australia or New Zealand or
  • an Australian permanent resident
You're an international student if you are:
  • intending to study on a student visa, or
  • an Australian permanent resident
  • not an Australian permanent resident or
  • a temporary resident of Australia
You're a working professional if you are:
  • currently working in Australia or Internationally
  • able to provide sufficient work evidence to obtain a qualification
  • willing to expand your future job prospects

If you're unsure please contact us at admissions@intech.edu.au