BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course Overview

  • BSB51918 – Diploma of Leadership and Management

  • 52 weeks with term break of 7 weeks

  • AUD 5000.00 (includes tuition fees of $4750 and application fees of $250.00)

  • Classroom-based face-to-face training and assessment

  • Qualification Description

    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.

  • Target Clients


    This program is for:

    • Domestic Students wanting to transition into a new career in management
    • Domestic students who are already pursuing a managerial career
    • New entrants who are not currently working in a leadership and management role.


    Learners with experience in the relevant industry or education can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer. Please refer to ‘RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING AND CREDIT TRANSFER’ section or contact us.

  • Course Units
    Core Units
    BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence
    BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
    BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
    BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
    Elective Units
    BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service
    BSBRSK501 Manage risk
    BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
    BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
    BSBADM502 Manage meetings
    BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
    FNSACC513 Manage budgets and forecasts
    BSBADV507 Develop a media plan
  • Study Load

    Study Load:

    Students are required to attend classroom sessions 20 hours per week for the duration of the Qualification for 45 weeks. On top of Training and assessment, students are expected to spend allocated hours for each unit, to achieve the learning outcome of the unit of competency. This may constitute undertaking self-studies, research, attempting assessment tasks at home Students will be required to devote the allocated hours. Please speak to your trainer/assessor for further information.

  • Delivery Location


  • Entry Requirements

    There are no specific entry requirements are for this course. However, Sherwood Institute has got its own admission requirements:

    • Entry into this course requires successful completion of an Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent. However, selection is not based purely on academic performance. Relevant work experience, work samples and other documentation submitted will also be considered.
    • In addition to meeting the academic requirements applicants must demonstrate their competence in literacy and numeracy levels when enrolling into the course. ACSF exit levels 3 are required for enrolment into this course.
    • All students must be of the age 18 years or over at the time of the scheduled course commencement.
  • Pathways

    Training Pathways:

    After successfully completion of BSB51918 – Diploma of Leadership and Management, learner can continue their study to BSB61015 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management or other Advanced Diploma qualifications in BSB training package.

    Employment Pathway:

    The qualification is designed for people who wish to work in a leadership and management role or currently working in such roles and want to upskill and this qualification can be utilised in a variety of business environments.

    Possible job titles include:

    • Business Development Manager
    • Human Resources Manager
    • Office Manager


    Learners who complete a course are reminded at the time of completion, of further opportunities, unless a learning barrier has been identified that would hinder their progression to a higher qualification level.

    Please refer to the following source for Pathway and employment outcomes and Job Pathways Charts illustrating potential career pathways within that industry


  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)

    Recognition of Prior Learning

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is an assessment process that involves assessment of an individual’s relevant prior learning (including formal, informal and non-formal learning) to determine the credit outcomes of an individual application for credit.


    Credit Transfer

    Credit transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification based on identified equivalence in content and learning outcomes between matched qualifications.


    You could be granted RPL or CT full or part qualification based on your existing skills, knowledge and experience. Please contact us to find out if you’re a candidate for RPL or CT.

  • Resources

    Learning Resources

    All the required learning resources will be provided to students during the training and assessment.

    • PowerPoint presentations
    • Physical Resources
    • Facilities, Equipment and Learning Resources