BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management


Course details

CRICOS course code: 105541J

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate


This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.
Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters.
They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.


The qualification is delivered over 52 weeks comprising of

  • Four (4) terms of 10 weeks each (40 weeks total)
  • Holiday breaks amounting to 12 weeks (as specified in the timetable)

Students are required to attend 14 hours of classroom training per week and complete structured self-study of 6 hours per week.

Homework is expected to be approximately 5 hours a week.

The training and assessment schedule shows the weeks during which training is delivered and assessment conducted for each unit.

The total amount of training provided being structured classroom sessions is 350 hours and for structured self-study is 240 hours. Time scheduled for assessment in class is 210 hours. Homework which is
unsupervised and may include research for assessments and general reading is expected to be on average 5 hours a week.

Total delivery and assessment hours therefore amount to 800 hours and the volume of learning (i.e. including unsupervised learning of homework) is 1,000 hours. A detailed breakdown of hours is provided in the Training and Assessment Schedule


Potential employment options are in leadership and management roles in a range of industry areas.

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into higher education qualifications in business or management.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
8,800 Per Year 11 Jul 2022
15 Aug 2022
12 Sep 2022
52 weeks
Full time
Melbourne Campus
Level 1, 213-215 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

  • Be at least 18 years of age and have completed the equivalent of Year 12.
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
  • Educated for 5 years in an English speaking country; or
  • Completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO; or
  • Successful completion of an English Placement Test

Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.


Melbourne Campus
Level 1, 213-215 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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