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Diploma of Leadership and Management

NRT LogoCRICOS Course Code:088218K

VET National Code:BSB51915

Course Description

This Diploma of Leadership and Management course is designed for learners who are looking to develop their management skills in any industry or organisational setting.  This course covers important areas as a manager and a leader in an organisation such as the management, operations plans, customer service and how to manage many of the critical functions in every organisation, including teams, projects and the performance of your people. This course also covers the practice of more effective ways of managing your work-life.This course is also available 100% online with E-learning.

Career Outcomes

Successful completion of this qualification can lead to career opportunities such as: Office Manager, Project Team Leader, Manager, Supervisor, Executive Officer, Team Leader, and Business Manager.

Study Pathway

Students who have completed the Diploma of Leadership and Management qualification can continue to study Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management or Advanced Diploma of Business.

Subject Areas

  • Leadership and Management skills
  • Become a more effective team leader
  • Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • Manage operational plan
  • Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • Manage quality customer service
  • Undertake project work
  • Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • Manage Risk
  • Manage Meetings
  • Manage workforce planning
  • Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
  • Establish and adjust the marketing mix

Course Admission Requirements

Australian Professional Skills Institute is CRICOS registered (CRICOS Provider Code 03255G). We can accept international students on a student visa to study this course as their secondary course.

  • Students need to demonstrate they have proficiency in English. If student cannot provide a documented proof on their English language proficiency, they will be required to sit for a language, literarcy and numeracy test (LLN) before a place can be offered.
  • For Diploma level courses, student must have completed a minimum of Year 12 schooling or equivalent or to be a mature age student (20 years of age and above).

Units of Competency

This course consists of 12 units of competence with 4 core units and 8 elective units as listed below:

Core units
 BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence
 BSBMGT517  Manage operational plan
 BSBLDR502  Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
 BSBWOR502  Lead and manage team effectiveness
Elective Units
 BSBCUS501  Manage quality customer service
 BSBPMG522  Undertake project work
 BSBWOR501  Manage personal work priorities and professional development
 BSBRSK501  Manage risk
 BSBADM502  Manage meetings
 BSBHRM513  Manage workforce planning
 BSBMKG501  Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
 BSBMKG502  Establish and adjust the marketing mix
Diploma of Leadership and Management
Intake Dates

2017

17 July, 9 October

2018

5 February, 30 April, 16 July, 8 October

This course is also available 100% online with E-learning! Students can commence the online course on any date.

Mode of Delivery
  • 30 weeks of Face-to-Face Learning followed by 10 weeks (200 hours) of workplace training and assessments.
  • E-learning (online) available to Domestic Australian fee-for-service students.
Career Outcome
Successful completion of this qualification can lead to career opportunities such as: Office Manager, Project Team Leader, Manager, Supervisor, Executive Officer, Team Leader, and Business Manager.
Course Duration

International students : 2 semesters (52 weeks) including semester and holiday break

Domestic students: 1 semester (26 weeks) including semester and holiday break

Entry Requirements
  • Minimum 15 years of age (domestic students only)
  • Completion of Year 12 or high school or equivalent
Timetable

Each day of delivery follows the same structure. The first 2 hours involves trainer lead but student focussed explanation, demonstrations, presentations, questions and answers, student practice. The second 2 hours involves the trainer and student undertaking their assessment tasks on premises (as a learning tool) utilising the specialised training facilities under the required supervision of the trainer.

Students need to attend classes at APSI for a minimum of 20 contact hours per week. Students will be given a timetable during orientation. Class hours will be scheduled between 9:00am to 5:00pm (Monday to Friday).

Assessment Methods

Assessment is based on the principles of competency based training. Performance of learners is assessed on their ability to perform the task(s) to industry standards. In order to ensure the principles of validity are upheld are variety of learning styles and a range of assessment strategies are used.

Assessment for each unit of competence will be through a combination of classroom based and work placement tasks. Classroom based assessment includes but is not limited to:

  • Classroom exercises
  • Assignments
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Group Activities
  • Projects
  • Verbal and/or written questions

Students are advised well in advance of assessment activities and a student may put forward for consideration any special needs they may have. The assessment criterion is documented in all modules, and workbooks. Dates of assessment are provided on the first day of class along with a timetable. Students may be assessed by a combination of continuous assessment and examinations. Continuous assessment may be based on competencies and marks, or a combination of both.

Uniform
Uniform is not required for Business students. Students are expected to have appropriate dress code according to industry standard.
Recognition of Prior Learning

Australian Professional Skills Institute gives students credits or recognition for skills and knowledge they already possess.

An RPL application form can be obtained from Australian Professional Skills Institute at the time of application.

Accreditation
This program is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) at Diploma level. As a registered training organisation, qualifications issued by APS Institute are nationally recognised. If all units of competency are not achieved a Statement of Attainment will be issued for the units that have been successfully completed.
Articulation
Upon completion of Diploma of Management, students can continue to study Advanced Diploma of Management. Student can also choose to continue to study with Australian Professional Skills Institute’s Higher Education partners and get credits as specified by individual Higher Education Provider. Articulation details can be obtained from student services department.
Employment Skills

This qualification prepares a person to select, adapt and transfer skills to a new environment and to provide technical advice and some leadership in resolution of specific problems. This would be applied across a range of roles in a variety of contexts with some complexity in the extent and choice of options available.

(Source: AQF Implementation Handbook 2007)

Location of Delivery
Wellington Fair, 40 Lord Street, East Perth, WA 6004 Western Australia

Disclaimer

The information contained on this website is current at the time of publishing. Australian Professional Skills Institute reserves the right to change the admission requirements, fees, location of delivery and units of competency whenever necessary. Please contact us for the most current information.