Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915)

Diploma of Leadership and management
Take leadership to the next level. Develop effectiveness and enhance your workplace impact.

If you wish to apply for a government subsidised place on the Diploma of Leadership and Management you must contact Victorian Chamber on 03 8662 5333 or download and complete a Registration form , an eligibility and student declaration form (PDF, 210KB) and a pre-training review and evaluation (PDF, 81KB) . Students commencing courses on or after the 1st January 2015 will need to provide their USI. Download the USI information sheet (PDF, 44KB) . The USI Privacy Notice is also available here. Download USI Privacy Notice.

The changing workplace has led to the development of a significantly different role for Managers moving away from the traditional skills of controlling, directing and maintaining discipline to contemporary inclusive practices that encourage employee engagement, motivation and productivity.

This revitalised program aims to develop a comprehensive understanding of current best management and leadership practices assisting you to develop the knowledge and practical skills to lead and manage productive teams across a broad range of industries and enterprises.


This program is appropriate for anyone wishing to understand the role of a manager and be a more effective team leader, contribute proactively and innovatively to the business, be effective at planning and consistently reaching goals, develop an effective team-oriented environment and achieve greater profits and strategic outcomes.  

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for the Diploma of Leadership and Management however as this qualification requires participants to apply and practice the new skills over a period of time, and also to base their assessment solutions in a workplace environment, it is highly preferable that participants are employed or otherwise engaged.

Preferred pathways for participants considering this qualification include

Anyone has successfully completed BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management or other relevant qualifications including any superseded Certificate IV in Frontline Management or has extensive vocational experience but without formal supervision or management/ leadership qualification.

Units to be studied

  1. BSBWOR501  Manage personal priorities and professional development
  2. BSBLDR511  Develop and use emotional intelligence
  3. BSBWOR502  Lead and manage team effectiveness
  4. BSBLED501 ; Develop a workplace learning environment
  5. BSBRSK501  Manage risk
  6. BSBPMG522  Undertake project work
  7. BSBMGT517  Manage operational plan
  8. BSBMGT502  Manage people performance
  9. BSBFIM501  Manage budgets and financial plans
  10. BSBMGT516  Facilitate continuous improvement
  11. BSBINN601  Lead and manage organisational change
  12. BSBLDR502  Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

Workshop Delivery Schedule

1 day per fortnight over 24 weeks


For the successful completion of this qualification, participants must;

  • Attend a series of classes and complete workplace-based assessment tasks
  • Assessment tasks must be submitted within twelve months from the last unit delivery date
  • Participants should allow approximately 10 hours per week to complete the self-directed learning and assessment tasks.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available upon enrolment.

Further Studies Pathway

Units completed in this program may be credited towards other qualifications through a national recognition process.

After achieving this qualification participants may undertake BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management or other advanced diploma or higher qualifications.

Graduates with the Diploma of Leadership and Management may become eligible for professional membership with the Australian Institute of Management (AIM); AIM’s conditions apply.

Diploma of Leadership and Management Course Fees

Full Fee Paying Students 2019
Victorian Chamber Member - $4,950
Non-Member - $5,950

Government Subsidised Places 2019*
2019 Tuition Fee  -  $3,900

Other Course Fees:

Concession Fees
Concession fees may be available (conditions apply)
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Payment must be received following the approval of your registration form to secure a place in a course. This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. 

Eligibility for a Government Subsidised Place under the Skill First Program 2018

To be eligible for government subsidised training, applicants must be:

  • An Australian citizen; or a holder of a permanent visa; or a New Zealand citizen; AND
  • A resident of Victoria for the duration of the course; AND
  • Aged 18-19 (i.e. under 20) years of age on 1st January in the year of the course commencement; OR
  • Aged 20 years or over on 1st January in the year the course commencement, and you are enrolling in a qualification that is at a higher level than your highest qualification held (‘upskilling’);

Other eligibility criteria

In addition to meeting the above requirements, an individual is only eligible to:

  • Commence a maximum of two government subsidised courses in a calendar year, including if one of the subsidised courses you’re enrolled in is scheduled to commence later in the year;
  • Undertake a maximum of two government subsidised courses at any one time;
  • Commence a maximum of two government subsidised courses at the same level in your lifetime

Eligibility exemptions for people under particular arrangements

Click here to download (PDF, 41KB)

Pre-Training Review

Part of the enrolment process, Victorian Chamber must conduct a Pre-Training Review of current competencies including language, literacy and numeracy skills. The Pre-Training Review must:

  1. identify any competencies previously acquired (Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) or Credit Transfer);
  2. ascertain the most appropriate qualification for each student to enrol in, including consideration of the likely job outcomes from the development of new competencies and skills; and
  3. ascertain that the proposed learning strategies and materials are appropriate for each participant

Participants are required to download and complete the  Pre-training review and evaluation and submit it together with the Registration Form and any other necessary documents. Feedback will be provided within two weeks from your course Registration being approved.

Download Diploma of Leadership and Management course overview

Course overview (PDF, 1.2MB)

Download a Participant Handbook

Participant Handbook (PDF, 612KB)

Types of evidence in support of applications for government subsidised training

Types of citizenship evidence

List of persons authorised to certify copies of original documents

Authorised persons to certify

How to register for the Diploma of Leadership and Management

Click 'Register' below to register online.

Alternatively, contact the Victorian Chamber on 8662 5333 for more information or download a Victorian Chamber accredited courses registration form . If you are applying for a government subsidised place, you must also complete, sign and submit the Eligibility and Student Declaration Form (PDF, 210KB) .

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Students participating in this program should note that they may be contacted and requested to participate in a National Centre for Vocational Education Research survey or a Department-endorsed project or audit or review.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

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All eligible Government subsidised students in a traineeship or non-traineeship course must have and maintain residency in Victoria for the duration of their course

Melbourne 16 May 17 Oct

VCCI, Level 2, 150 Collins Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Session Timings

Thu 16 May 9:00am to 4:30pm

Tue 28 May 9:00am to 4:30pm

Thu 13 Jun 9:00am to 4:30pm

Thu 27 Jun 9:00am to 4:30pm

Thu 11 Jul 9:00am to 4:30pm

Thu 25 Jul 9:00am to 4:30pm

Thu 08 Aug 9:00am to 4:30pm

Thu 22 Aug 9:00am to 4:30pm

Thu 05 Sep 9:00am to 4:30pm

Thu 19 Sep 9:00am to 4:30pm

Thu 03 Oct 9:00am to 4:30pm

Thu 17 Oct 9:00am to 4:30pm

Ticket Type
Non Member


$4,950.00 (no GST)

$5,950.00 (no GST)

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