BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management St George & Sutherland Community College

BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management

The nationally recognised Diploma of Leadership and Management gives you highly regarded, invaluable communication techniques, leadership skills and more to become an effective leader in any industry or setting. Guide your organisation or department to meet their goals and advance in your career.

This qualification includes:

  • Learning to communicate with influence and negotiate
  • Developing critical thinking in colleagues and staff
  • Leading and managing effective workplace relationships
  • Fostering successful teamwork and independent work in an organisation
  • Managing business operational plans

Employment opportunities with this qualification are:

  • Senior manager
  • Departmental manager
  • Project manager
  • Business manager
  • Small to medium sized business owner

What will you achieve from completing this course?

  • A nationally recognised BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management 
  • Sought-after leadership and management skills
  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

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
  • There is no training during school holidays
  • Students will be accepted into the class throughout the term
  • Private Facebook groups are used to share resources and learning
  • Resources are provided by SGSCC
  • WiFi is available

What resources do you need to study from home?

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

Course entry requirements:

  • Students must complete an English language, literacy and numeracy assessment to determine that the student has sufficient skills to successfully complete the course
  • Unique Student Identifier (can be arranged through SGSCC)
  • Pre-existing technology skills to access and navigate the internet and be able to create, open and save electronic files
  • Confidence to work independently

Do you need to complete any work placement hours?

No, there are no work placement hours required.

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

Units of competency you will be studying:

  1. BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence (Core)
  2. BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others (Core)
  3. BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships (Core)
  4. BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans (Core)
  5. BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence (Core)
  6. BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness (Core)
  7. BSBLDR522 Manage people performance (Elective)
  8. BSBOPS505 Manage organisational customer service (Elective)
  9. BSBTWK503 Manage meetings (Elective)
  10. BSBLDR521 Lead the development of diverse workforces (Elective)
  11. BSBHRM524 Coordinate workforce plan implementation (Elective)
  12. BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development (Elective)

Assessments are made up by a range of:

  • Case studies
  • Demonstration
  • 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

Course fees:

  • This qualification falls under the NSW Fee Free Initiative
  • Skills NSW provides fully subsidised training to gain skills in Australia’s growing industries. Go to to check your eligibility.

Delivery Overview:

  • Duration: 4 term course
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Units of Learning: 12
  • Monthly Intake: Currently taking expressions of interest

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 BSB50420.
  • Communicate with influence (BSBCMM511)
  • Manage team effectiveness (BSBTWK502)
  • Lead and manage effective workplace relationships (BSBLDR523)
  • Develop and use emotional intelligence (BSBPEF502)
  • Manage personal and professional development (BSBPEF501)
  • Develop critical thinking in others (BSBCRT511)
  • Lead the development of diverse workforces (BSBLDR521)
  • Coordinate workforce plan implementation (BSBHRM524)
  • Manage people performance (BSBLDR522)
  • Manage business operational plans (BSBOPS502)
  • Manage organisational customer service (BSBOPS505)
  • Manage meetings (BSBTWK503)