Diploma of Leadership and Management

Like to plan ahead? Have the ambition to succeed? Want the loyalty and trust of your team? Need a better understanding of management? Then this is the right course for you.

This qualification allows you to take charge of your career. This course will instil in you the expertise needed to tackle the unpredictable and capitalise on new ideas, with training in leadership, planning, communication, and organisation. By completing this course, you will have the opportunity to build on your definitive knowledge, skills and experience to step up to a high-level supervisory or management role in a variety of enterprise and industry contexts.

You will learn how to manage operational plans, risk, team effectiveness and business outcomes and will enjoy the challenge of applying and evaluating solutions to unpredictable problems. 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 and analyse information from a variety of sources.

This qualification includes:

  • Planning, organising, implementing and monitoring your own workload and the workload of others
  • Using communication skills to support individuals and teams meet organisational requirements

Employment opportunities with this qualification are:

  • Office Manager
  • Corporate Services Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Business Development Manager

What will you achieve from completing this course?

  • A nationally recognised BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management
  • Skills and knowledge required to plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictabe problems.
  • Identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.

What you need to know about this course:

  • New students are expected to attend a mandatory college orientation before course commencement. Orientation times and dates will be advised after enrolment.
  • Classes commence at the beginning of week 1 of each school term
  • Students will be accepted into the class throughout the term
  • You will need to plan for approximately 8-10 hours a week at home to complete assessment tasks
  • There is no training during school holidays
  • Private Facebook groups are used to share resources and learning
  • Resources are provided by SGSCC
  • Student lounge available
  • WiFi is available

What resources do you need to study from home?

  • A computer with internet access
  • Email access
  • Facebook account.

Course entry requirements:

  • There are no formal educational requirements for entry into this course
  • Recognition for units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences
  • Complete an SGSCC English language, literacy and numeracy assessment to determine that the student has sufficient skills to successfully complete the course
  • Access to computer/internet
  • Facebook account for private class communication and access to learning resources (assistance creating an account can be arranged through SGSCC)
  • Note taking materials
  • Unique Student Identifier (can be arranged through SGSCC)

Do you need to complete any work-placement hours?

  • No, this course offers a simulated learning environment within SGSCC.

Will you need to sit for any exams?

  • No. This is a competency-based course
  • Tell us, then show us you understand and are able to implement the learning you have received
  • You will be required to competently complete assessment tasks for all 12 units of learning

Assessments are made up by a range of:

  • Case studies
  • Demonstration
  • Observation
  • Presentation
  • Questions & answers
  • Research report

To be deemed competent:

  • You will receive clear assessment instructions
  • You must complete all assessments to a satisfactory standard as set by your trainer
  • These are assessed by your trainer
  • Opportunities will be provided for trainers to support students and to resubmit their assessments if required

When you have completed and been deemed competent you can:

  • Progress with SGSCC to the BSB50215 Diploma of Business

Course Fees and Payment Options:

  • $2,850 (maximum Smart and Skilled student fee)
  • $5,000 (fee for those who are ineligible for Smart and Skilled)
  • Pay in full or interest-free monthly payment plan available
  • By Cash, EFTPOS, Visa or MasterCard

Delivery Overview:

  • Duration: 4 term course
  • Days: Thursday fortnightly 6pm-9pm
  • Units of Learning: 12
  • Requirements:
  • Monthly Intake: Yes

Eligibility for Subsided Training under the Smart & Skilled Training Program:

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government under the Smart & Skilled Training Program. To be eligible you must be

  • an Australian Citizen/Perm Resident/NZ citizen/humanitarian visa holder
  • aged 15 years or older, and
  • live or work in New South Wales, and
  • no longer be at school or equivalent

See Smart & Skilled page for further information.

Eligibility for “Skilling for Recovery” - Fee-Free nationally accredited training:

Skilling for Recovery is a NSW Government initiative to deliver JobTrainer funding in NSW. It provides free certificate, diploma and short course training to eligible applicants. If you meet the Smart & Skilled Program eligibility above and one of the following you could complete this course fee free:

  • Unemployed (with or without a benefit); or
  • At risk of unemployment; or
  • 17-24 years old (employed or not)

See Skilling for Recovery page for further information.

Time for you to enrol:

  • The WorkSkills team are available to take your enquiry or enrolment on 02 8543 7412 during business hours
  • At the Jannali Office Reception (Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm)

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Assessments are made against units of competency from the Diploma of Leadership and Management BSB51918.
  • Lead and manage effective workplace relationships (BSBLDR502)
  • Manage operational plan (BSBMGT517)
  • Facilitate continuous improvement (BSBMGT516)
  • Develop and use emotional intelligence (BSBLDR511)
  • Lead and manage a sales team (BSBSLS502)
  • Develop a workplace learning environment (BSBLED501)
  • Manage personal work priorities and professional development (BSBWOR501)
  • Manage risk (BSBRSK501)
  • Manage employee relations (BSBWRK520)
  • Communicate with influence (BSBLDR513)
  • Lead and manage team effectiveness (BSBWOR502)
  • Undertake project work (BSBPMG522)