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BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management

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.

Clients for this qualification will generally be people within the industry wishing to upgrade their skills and knowledge.

This program has been designed to be delivered either on or off the job to Participants. However individuals regardless of chosen mode should be employed in a suitable workplace which can be utilised for project based activities that develop a participant’s skills and knowledge.

Participants may include:

* Supervisors and leaders, or individuals looking to move into a leadership position.


You  have a total of 2 years to complete the Diploma, however, based on a study commitment of 15 to 20 hours a week, candidates are able to complete this in 12 months.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.


A possible training pathway for a student completing this qualification could be the following:

* BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management
* BSB580315 Graduate Certificate in Leadership Diversity
* BSB80215 Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership

These qualifications represent a logical pathway regardless of whether the RTO offers the qualifications.

After achieving the BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management, candidates may pathway into a Graduate Diploma within the BSB Training Package and/or other industry area.

‘Course Credits’ may be gained for further study on completion of this qualification.

Job roles

Job roles associated with this qualification relate to the delivery of training and assessment of competence within the VET sector.

Employment outcomes may include the following role/s:

* Manager within any Industry area.

Course Content

12 units are required for award of this qualification including:

* Four (4) are core units
* Eight (8) are elective units

The Nominal Hours for the Qualification as per the Victorian Implementation / Purchasing Guide are 385-490 Hours.

On successful completion of the following 12 units you will have attained the BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management.

The following tables outline the Units of Competencies and FMedge subjects available for this Qualification.

Unit Code Unit Title Core /Elective
BSBLDR501  Develop and use emotional intelligence  Core
BSBLDR502  Lead and manage effective workplace relationships  Core
BSBWOR502  Lead and manage team effectiveness  Core
BSBMGT517  Manage operational plan  Core
BSBHRM512  Develop and manage performance-management processes  Elective
BSBADM502  Manage Meetings  Elective
BSBWOR501  Manage personal work priorities and professional development  Elective
BSBHRM506  Manage recruitment selection and induction processes  Elective
BSBRSK501  Manage Risk  Elective
BSBHRM513  Manage workforce planning  Elective
BSBHRM405  Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff  Elective
BSBPMG522  Undertake project work  Elective

Please Note: The elective units of competency have been selected by FMedge following industry consultation and are offered in the standard delivery of this course by FMedge. Candidates who have attained competency in alternate units may be eligible to substitute those units for Credit transfer/RPL or RCC in accordance with the training package rules for the BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management. Where this course is offered for our corporate clients and subject to the training packaging rules alternate electives may be substituted to provide customisation to their specific requirements.


Upon successful completion of the required 12 units, you will be awarded BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management.

Delivery Methods

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Programs can also be designed to meet your timeframe and the specific needs of your personal circumstances, your organisation and market sector.

Please contact us to discuss your organisation’s specific training needs and preferred delivery method (Online, classroom based or a blended approach).

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