Diploma of Leadership & Management

Are you a ‘big picture thinker?’

Are you excited by achieving targets and motivating people to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and profitability of a business? If you are, a career in management may be the path for you.

Our Diploma of Leadership & Management is the entry point to your corporate career. It will provide you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to effectively lead teams and excel in the business environment. You’ll develop your creative thinking, decision making, leadership, communication, negotiation and project management skills, allowing you to manage and lead in any role, in any industry.

Our program is practical and relevant. Your knowledge and skills will be developed by experienced professionals.


You’ll be prepared to work as a business manager, government officer, adviser or administrator in any industry sector, including marketing, human resources, IT, banking, accounting, retail or commercial.


Learn internally, online or any blend. Our programs are designed to fit around your needs. Study entirely online (anywhere) or come into our campuses in Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Sydney, Port Macquarie, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.


Reduced Upfront  or Monthly Payment Plan  via Credit Card or Direct Debit.

Reduced Upfront Monthly Payment Plan
$4,000 $395 x 12 months


Our Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915) is structured around 4 Units of Study each with a duration of 12 weeks.


Up to 12 months

Course Outline (Code: BSB51915)

Unit of Study Unit of Competencies included in the Unit of Study
LM1A BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBLDR502# Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
LM2A BSBMGT502# Manage people performance
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
LM3A BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and
programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBCUS501# Manage quality customer service
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
LM4A BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan

Units marked with a # require the practical demonstration of skills in a real or simulated work environment. A variety of options are available to complete practical assessments including through private one-on-one or small group assessment (in person or via Skype), submitting a video recording, or in your own workplace.


To gain entry into this course, you need to have:

  • If under 21-years of age: completed Year 12, or have a minimum qualification level of Certificate III; or
  • If over 21-years of age: either meet the aforementioned requirements or be able to demonstrate sufficient life experience (work or study).

Fees, Dates and Policies

Estrada College is committed to providing transparent and fair policies for students. Details of relevant fees, dates and policies for this course are available here.

Important Notes:

  1. All Nationally Recognised Training Programs are subject to regular industry review and modification from time to time. The information included in this Course Outline is indicative of the final curriculum but may not necessarily contain all units necessary for completion of the qualification. In the event of any changes or expansions to the course, you will have the opportunity to complete your current course, or to transition to the new course. Please refer to the Teachout of Courses policy in the Student Handbook.
  2. Please contact your Student Support Centre if you have any questions about the requirements to complete your course.
  3. You need to adhere to the due dates shown for each unit to ensure you complete your course within the appropriate timeframe. If you are having difficulty meeting the timeframes, please contact your Student Support Centre to discuss your options.
  4. A summary of the Employability Skills developed through this qualification can be downloaded from www.training.gov.au.
  5. An Assessment Book is completed for each topic and 3 practicals are completed as part of this course.
  6. Progress through your course is achieved by completing each unit’s assessment book and each practical (by private one-on-one or small group assessment (in person or via Skype), submitting a video recording, or in your own workplace). Please contact your Student Support Centre if you have any questions about the requirements to complete your course.


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