This qualification is superseded, CBC is no longer accepting new enrolments.

About the course

The purpose of this course is to develop a broad understanding of the skills, knowledge and techniques required to succeed in business operations. 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.

Career Opportunities

Employment outcomes resulting from the completion of this course may include the following roles:

  • Executive Officer
  • Manager
  • Team Leader

Entry Requirements

International students must satisfy the following conditions:

  • An overall IELTS band 5.5 (with no individual band below 5.0) or equivalent.
  • 18 years and above with a High School Certificate (Year 12)


This course will be delivered over 49 weeks , which comprises of 38 study weeks and 11 weeks of holiday.

Delivery mode and Assessment

The course is delivered over 20 hours per week. It consists of two 7-hour days face to face in a classroom setting and 6 hours of online/distance course work.

Assessments may be conducted through a combination of written questions and answers, case studies, role-plays, and demonstrations.

An average of 15  hours of self-study per week is also required in this course.

Course Structure

Total number of units = 12
4 core
units plus
8 elective

Code Title
BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence (core)
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan (core)
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships(core)
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness (core)
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability (elective)
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans (elective)
BSBADM502 Manage meetings (elective)
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work (elective)
BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement (elective)
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment, selection and induction staff (elective)
BSBADV503 Coordinate advertising research (elective)
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development (elective)
  Student may choose alternate elective units of competency, subject to their availability and the rules of the training package.


Upon successful completion of BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management, the candidate may pursue BSB60915 Advanced Diploma of Management or a range of other Advanced Diploma in the BSB training package.

Recognition of Prior Learning

We offer everyone the opportunity to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) at enrolment. Students may be granted credit or partial credit in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or prior training.

Fees & Intakes

This qualification is superseded, CBC is no longer accepting enrolments.

Study locations

Gold Coast, Sydney and Melbourne