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Diploma Leadership and Management

/Diploma Leadership and Management
Diploma Leadership and Management 2019-04-30T07:30:22+00:00

Project Description

BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management

CRICOS code: 098926K

The target market for this course is international students who possess an appropriate visa and wish to undertake this course in order to access employment as a junior manager with responsibility for individual’s and/ or organisational outputs or further study opportunities.

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 judgment in planning, organizing, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organizational or enterprise requirements. They plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyze and synthesize information from a variety of sources.

A mixed delivery mode is implemented including face to face training and training in simulated work environment. Training will take place at the Melbourne Education Institute facility at Level 1, 310 King Street, Melbourne VIC Australia 3000.(CRICOS delivery location yet to be approved)

The following techniques are employed during face to face delivery depending on the subject matter:  trainer presentations and demonstrations, powerpoint presentations, individual tasks, case studies, research, role plays, practical demonstrations, and group work.

During independent study time, students will be provided with text books to develop knowledge and understanding. This includes a mixture of theoretical information and tasks.  Text books include sufficient information for the students to learn the topic, undertake practice activities and complete tasks.  Students will also be directed to undertake research tasks and access reference materials. Students will be supported by their trainers outside of class contact time.

Students may be provided opportunities for formative assessment during delivery. Trainers provide feedback to students on areas for improvements to facilitate the development of appropriate knowledge and skills and prepare them for summative assessment.

Melbourne Education Institute (MEI) has admission requirements as follows:

  • Students must be at least 18 years of age at the time of their course commencement at the college.
  • Students applying for this course will need to provide evidence of satisfactory completion of Australian Year 12 (or equivalent) or Diploma or higher.
  • Either a minimum IELTS test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course or IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with an ELICOS (20 weeks) or IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent with an ELICOS (10 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course. ELICOS must be at least at General English Upper Intermediate or English for Academic Purposes Upper Intermediate level.


  • Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed at least 2 years of qualification in Australia leading to AQF level 6 Advanced Diploma qualification or higher.

Please note: all the students commencing this course are required to complete an LLN test (other than those who have successfully completed Bachelor or higher qualification in Australia) and a pre-training review (wherever applicable) on the orientation day to assist MEI to identify student’s skills, experience and knowledge and needs for additional support during their study with Melbourne Education Institute.

Training Pathway

Students who successfully complete this course may progress onto other business, leadership and/ or management or other AQF courses at Advanced Diploma level in a wide variety of specializations.


Employment Pathway

Successful completion of this qualification may provide career opportunities in roles where the incumbent is responsible for supervising team members and the team’s output. The role may be in a wide variety of industries and are not limited to.

·       Office Manager/Business Manager

·       Legal Practice Manager

·       Information Services Manager

·       Operations Manager

·       Business Development Manager

·       Warehouse Manager

·       Public Sector Manager

·       Production Manager

·       Transport Manager

·       Distribution Centre Manager

MEI will offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT) to all students through the enrolment process and will provide an application kit for RPL applicants. The RTO has documented policies and procedures for these processes and students are provided details of how to apply for RPL or Credit Transfer through the enrolment process.

On successful completion of this course, students will receive aBSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management and a Record of results.A Statement of attainment will be provided to students to indicate the units they have successfully completed if they do not successfully complete all units in the course.

In order to achieve the BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management students must satisfactorily complete the following units of competency:


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

BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development

BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans

BSBADM502 Manage meetings

BSBPMG522 Undertake project work

BSBRSK501 Manage risk

BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedure for sustainability

BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning

BSBWRK520 Manage employee relations

Please contact Melbourne Education Institute at 1800 986 100 for further details and ongoing specials (if applicable) on pricing.

Please refer to Fee and Refund Policy for further details on fees and refunds arrangements.

This course is delivered over 52 weeks including holidays on a full-time basis.  This includes 40 weeks of term time (four 10-week terms) and 12 holiday weeks.  During term time, students are required to attend scheduled classes (face to face and simulated work environment) for 20 hours per week. Classes are normally scheduled for 2.5 days per week. Students will be required to undertake additional independent study/ homework for approximately 10 hours per week. Total course hours: Face to face classes – 40 weeks x 20 hours per week = 800 hours. Independent study and assessment outside of class time – 40 weeks x 10 hours per week = 400 hours.  Total course hours: 800 + 400 = 1200 hours.

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