BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management

CRICOS Course Code: 098878B

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.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


Course duration

This course is delivered full-time (20 hours per week) across 76 weeks (six terms of nine weeks each, plus academic breaks between each term).

Candidates that have previously undertaken related studies may apply for recognition of prior learning or credit transfer which may result in a shortened course. Contact us for further details.

Course cost

The total cost of this course is $9,000 payable in six instalments of $1,500 each. The due date of each instalment will appear in your Letter of Offer.

There is an additional non-refundable $200 enrolment fee payable at the time of enrolment, and a $150 materials fee payable for this course (refundable if you decide to cancel your course prior to commencement).


Participants who successfully complete this course will be issued with a BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management.

A Statement of Attainment will be issued to participants who partially complete this course.

All certification documentation will be issued by Cachet Training Pty Ltd trading as VIA Education.

Mode of delivery

This course will be delivered 75% face-to-face in a classroom environment on campus and 25% online via Moodle platform. Additional study is required to achieve the desired course outcomes.

This course will not be assessed online or in a live workplace.

Language of delivery

This course will be delivered and assessed exclusively in English.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements to this qualification stated in the training package. However, to achieve the best possible educational outcome, VIA Education has placed its own entry requirements:

All candidates must be over 18 years of age; and

Candidates must have completed Australian Year 12 or its overseas equivalent; or candidates must have completed Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Certificate III or higher qualification; or candidates with no formal qualifications will be assessed for Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills before a place can be offered.

International students must demonstrate at least an Upper Intermediate (IELTS 5.5 or equivalent) level of English prior to commencement.

Program pathways

Upon successful completion of BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management clients may elect to undertake further studies at a higher level, or seek an employment outcome.

Units of competency

To be awarded the BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management at VIA Education clients will need to complete all 12 of the units set out below:

  • BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
  • BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
  • BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
  • BSBADM502 Manage meetings
  • BSBINN501 Establish systems that support innovation
  • BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
  • BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace

Assessment tasks

Clients are provided with an assessment manual at the commencement of each unit of competency, along with standard learner materials.

The assessment manual sets out the range and types of assessments that will be used for the unit.

Each unit will comprise of a number of types of assessments, which may include: short answer questions, portfolio, role play, presentations and/or report writing.