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Diploma of Leadership and Management BSB51915

The Diploma of Leadership and Management provides knowledge and skills to work in leadership and management roles across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. It assists them to develop initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. It also develops communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements and strategies to plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems and to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.
BSB51915

 

The Diploma of Management will provide you with the training you need to work within the business environment in a variety of roles such as:

  • Frontline Managers
  • Middle Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Business Operators.

The Diploma of Management will equip students with the skills needed to succeed in management roles both within Australia and internationally.


Course Structure

COURSE SUBJECTS
Diploma of Leadership & Management (BSB51915)
11 subjects
  • Manage Quality Customer Service
  • Risk Management 2
  • Advanced Management of WHS 
  • Performance Management
  • Fundamentals of Human Resources
  • Operational Planning
  • Manage Industrial Relations
  • Financial Management 1 
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Effective Workplace Relationships
  • Manage Diversity 1

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Credit Transfer

Students may be eligible to obtain credits for individual modules as a result of experience gained in employment in the relevant business fields or from previous training or education. A fee is payable for assessing your RPL status. Students may also be eligible for credit transfer for relevant units studied at an Australian Registered Training Organisation.

Please check online for our RPL and credit transfer policy

 

Mode of Study

International students: Face-to-face (up to 25% of your course may be delivered online or by distance or online)
Local students: Face-to-face, online, distance, workplace or blended delivery modes are available.

Please refer here for more information


Sample Timetable

 

MORNING  DAY 1  DAY 2   EVENING DAY 1 DAY 2
07:30 - 09:30  SET^  SET^   14:00 - 16:00  EYES*  ASM# Tutorial   
09:30 - 12:30      Lecture       Lecture   16:00 - 17:00  SET^  SET^
12:30 - 13:30     SET^ SET^   17:00 - 20:00  Lecture    Lecture
14:00 - 16:00     EYES*  ASM# Tutorial    20:00 - 22:00  SET^  SET^

NOTE:

  • Timetables may vary slightly from campus to campus.
  • Lectures may be mixed and each student will study a total of 20 timetabled hours per week for each 9 week term they are enrolled in.
  • EYES and ASM tutorials are available at the same time on other days.

*EYES = Enhance Your Employability Skills tutorial.

#ASM = Academic Support Material tutorial.

^SET = Subject Enhancing Tutorial


Assessment

All vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment types that may include examinations, essays, reports, group tasks, portfolios and/or presentations.


Entry Requirements

Academic

Successful completion of Australian Year 11 or equivalent,  at minimum, or Certificate IV in a related field.

English Level Required*

Successful completion of 10 weeks of General English at Intermediate level (plus 80% attendance) at APC or at other approved providers or equivalent.

Check your English level here


Pathways - For Articulations To:


  • Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (BMIHMS)

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    CRICOS Provider No: 00911E

    www.bluemountains.edu.au

    Established in 1991, the Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (BMIHMS) has enjoyed remarkable growth. With a placement success matching its growth rate, the School continues its proud tradition of integrity, quality and educational excellence. Today, over 3000 students have studied at the school.
    Of those who have completed their studies, most are presently working in the hospitality industry around the world.

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business - International Hotel and Resort Management 8 Credits up to 6 months course credit
    Bachelor of Business - International Event Management 8 Credits up to 6 months course credit
  • Central Queensland University (CQUniversity)

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    CRICOS Provider No: 00219C

    http://www.cqu.edu.au

    CQUniversity is one of Australia’s most dynamic universities with a rich cultural diversity. Students earn quality degrees and benefit from increased job opportunities. Courses and programs are modelled on teaching and learning excellence, flexibility and personal service. CQUniversity was awarded the 2005 National Exporter of the Year (Education), the second time that CQUniversity won this prestigious national award.

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business 3 Credits up to almost 6 months course credit
    Bachelor of Accounting 3 Credits up to almost 6 months course credit
  • International College of Management Sydney (ICMS)

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    CRICOS Provider No: 01484M

    www.icms.edu.au

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business Management 18 Credits up to 6 months course credit plus other subjects
  • Kaplan Business School

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    CRICOS Provider No: 02426B

    http://www.kbs.edu.au

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business 8 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Business (Accounting) 8 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Business (Human Resources) 8 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Business (Hospitality and Tourism Management) 8 Credits up to 1 year course credit
  • The University of Newcastle Australia

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    CRICOS Provider No: 00109J

    http://www.newcastle.edu.au

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business 30 Credits up to almost 6 months course credit
    Bachelor of Commerce 30 Credits up to almost 6 months course credit
  • University of Canberra

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    CRICOS Provider No: 00212K

    http://www.canberra.edu.au

    The University of Canberra (UC) enables learners to study domestically in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast or internationally in Hong Kong, China, Bhutan and Singapore. UC courses not only focus on ensuring graduates are well-versed in the theoretical knowledge of their industry of choice, but also have a strong practical component so that learners are prepared for employment upon completion of their studies.

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Accounting 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Finance 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Human Resource Management 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of International Business 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Marketing Management 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Public Administration 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Event & Tourism Management 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Management 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Business Administration 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Commerce 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
  • University of New England (UNE)

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    CRICOS Provider No: 00003G
    www.une.edu.au

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business 48 Credits up to 1 year course credit
  • University of Southern Queensland (USQ), Sydney campus

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    CRICOS Provider No: 02225M

    http://www.usq.edu.au

    USQ is a dynamic, young University that offers award programs at undergraduate and postgraduate level by on-campus, off-campus or online study. It intends to remain flexible to meet the needs of learners throughout Australia and internationally.

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business 8 Credits up to 1 year course credit
  • University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)

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    CRICOS Provider No: 01595D

    http://www.usc.edu.au

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business (Tourism, Leisure & Event Management) 8 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) 8 Credits up to 1 year course credit
  • University of Wollongong (UOW)

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    CRICOS Provider No: 00102E

    http://www.uow.edu.au

    Located in the greater Sydney region, the University of Wollongong is a key technological centre, 90 minutes drive or train ride from the centre of the city of Sydney.
    Wollongong University College offers courses that provides pathways to degree courses at UOW.

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Commerce 24 Credits 0.5 years course credit

Course Quick Facts



Course Length

4 terms (approximately 12 months)


Start Dates

2017

Term 3: 24 Jul to 24 Sep
(Mid-term: 21 Aug*)
Term 4: 16 Oct to 17 Dec
(Mid-term: 13 Nov*)

2018

Term 1: 05 Feb to 08 Apr
(Mid-term: 05 Mar*)
Term 2: 30 Apr to 01 Jul
(Mid-term: 28 May*)
Term 3: 23 Jul to 23 Sep
(Mid-term: 20 Aug*)
Term 4: 15 Oct to 16 Dec
(Mid-term: 12 Nov*)

NOTE: * Course and campus availability subjects to demand.
One term = 12 weeks (9 weeks study & 3 weeks course break.
Please note the Christmas/New Year break is 7 weeks).


Fees

Course fees*:
Total: $7,800 ($1,950 per term)
Workbook fee: Free to download or $10 per subject for hard copy.
Application fees:
Student visa holders - $250
Other visas holders - $200
* Promotional fees may be applicable from time to time. Please contact us for further details.

Meet some of our teachers

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AbhaVET Assistant Academic Coordinator, VET Master Trainer Business/Management (at APC since 2013)

I love cultural diversity that makes the canvas of this universe so colourful and beautiful. I take pride in great communication skills and a high ability to inspire and motivate individuals and teams to achieve results and grow. I am passionate towards my profession that I call as my higher purpose of life. Nothing gives me more happiness than seeing my students excel in all areas of their lives. 

Industry Experience
  • Transformation Redefined Recruitment Coaching & Consulting
  • Lecturer/ Tutor University of South Australia
  • Corporate Training
Qualifications
  • Master of Arts (1986)
  • Master of Business Administration (1985)
  • Adv Diploma of L&M (2016)
  • Adv Diploma of Marketing and Communication (2016)
  • Bachelor of Education (1995)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (2012)

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Brian HTourism/Hospitality/Business/Management/Marketing Trainer (at APC since 2010)

Industry Experience
  • Vocational Trainer
  • University Lecturer
  • Head of People & Operations Management Development − China Brokers Ltd (7 years)
  • Operations and Customer Service Management − QANTAS (11 years)
  • Manager Routes Marketing Services & Products (SE Asia, China & Japan) − QANTAS (4 years)
  • Manager, Passenger Service Marketing & Training (North America) − QANTAS (3 years)
  • Customer Service Manager International − QANTAS (3 years)
Qualifications
  • Master of Business Administration in Business Management (Monash University)
  • Bachelor of Business in Tourism (Southern Cross University)
  • Post-graduate studies: Industrial Law and Labour Relations (The University of Sydney)
  • Advanced Diploma of Management
  • Diploma of Business (Marketing)
  • Diploma of Hospitality (Management)
  • Diploma of Tourism (Operations Management)
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment

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GailBusiness/Management/Human Resources Trainer (at APC since 2009)

Industry Experience
  • Vocational Trainer
  • Workplace Trainer
  • Human Resources Manager − Hicksons Lawyers (5 years)
  • Human Resources Consultant (3 years)
  • ESL Teacher
  • Memberships: Australian Legal Practice Management Group NSW (member of Learning & Development Committee), Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI), Australian Institute of Management (AIM), Australian Industry Group
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Arts (University of New England)
  • Foundations of Human Resources − Australian Human Resources Institute (Charles Sturt University)
  • Course in OHS Consultation (WorkCover NSW)
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment
  • Certificate IV in TESOL (CELTA)
  • Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA)

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GrahamBusiness/Management Trainer (at APC since 2009)

Industry Experience
  • Vocational Trainer (10 years)
  • Small business owner (2 years)
  • Marketing Coordinator (2 years)
  • Retail industry (5 years)
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree (ITC and Law)
  • Diploma of Business
  • Diploma of Management
  • Diploma of Project Management
  • Cert IV in Assessment and Workplace Training
  • Cert IV in Training and Assessment

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HasnainVET Master Trainer, Project Management/Human Resources/Leadership & Management/Marketing (at APC since 2013)

My philosophy to teaching, learning and career is that success in today's world increasingly depends upon your openness, flexibility and agility in learning continuously. We learn from a range of sources including in the workplaces, from the media and our networks and not just from books and courses. So, I would like for my students to learn how to learn beyond the formal courses they are enrolled in or the assessments they need to do. Rather, they need to conduct lifelong learning and reflection on work, education and experiences to grow in their vocation. My role is to facilitate the development of this attitude and orientation of continuous learning in my students.

Industry Experience
  • Trainer and assessor across marketing, management, HR, project management at APC 2013 onwards
  • Unit convenor of masters unit - Social Media Management at MQ 2016 onwards
  • Marker at Pearson for the subject Global Strategy & Leadership (GSL) of CPA exams 2014 onwards
  • Business owner - Simplogy, Sydney based boutique digital strategy and marketing firm 2009-2014
  • Head of Content Solutions, Yahoo!, Australia 2004-2007
  • Other experience comprise co-founder of start-up knowledgecareer.com acquired in less than one year (2000), product management of e-learning and corporate innovation (2001-2003), graduate trainee to senior executive at India's largest stock exchange - National Stock Exchange (1995-99)
Qualifications
  • Master of Research (MQ) 2015
  • Master of Management (MGSM) 2012
  • Certified Practicing Marketer (CPM AMI) 2013
  • Cert. IV in Training and Assessments (TAA) 2013
  • Foundations in Learning and Teaching (FiLT MQ) 2016

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HenryProject Management trainer (at APC since 2014)

Industry Experience
  • More than 30 years working in various organisations including NBNCo, Ericsson and Nokia in Business Planning/Strategy, Project Management, Finance, HR, Marketing, Accounting, Leadership.
Qualifications
  • Diploma In Technology (1976)
  • Diploma in Administration (1991)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (1980)

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JahangirVET Master Trainer, Management/Accounting/Business/Project Management (at APC since 2016)

A keen passion of mine is learning and motivating other people. As a trainer, my main objective is to stimulate learning interests and heighten critical thinking ability among students. By training at APC, engaging with students from over 90 nationalities, I have an exciting chance to enjoy creative freedom and a very high quality of delivering classes. APC maintains its international reputation through high educational standards, which in turn broadens job prospects for our students. 

Industry Experience
  • Assistant Operations Manager, One stop Property & Accounting Solutions (since 2016)
  • VET Trainer
  • Assistant Accountant
  • Small business owner
  • Retail industry Experience as Assistant Sales manager
Qualifications
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment with LLN (TAE40110), HBA, North Sydney, Australia
  • Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced), University of Western Sydney, Australia
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Business Management, Glyndwr University, London, UK
  • Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (RPL), FMEDGE Facility Management Training, Australia
  • Advanced Diploma of Accounting FNS60215, Australian Education and Learning Institute
  • Higher National Diploma in Business, Guildhall College, EDEXCEL, London, UK

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RekhaVET Master Trainer, Project Management/Human Resources/Leadership & Management (at APC since 2016)

I am very committed to providing a learning environment that is both exciting and rigorous, and use a variety of methods to encourage discussion and interaction on the topics that a course offers.  I also recognise that I have expertise and real life experiences to share with the students from which they may benefit.

Passion for training comes from my love for the content that I present and challenges experienced as a trainer. Seeing students succeed in their education and developing the necessary skills they need for their future, and preparing them for that, is what drives me. I thoroughly enjoy teaching and making a difference in student’s lives. It is an honour to be in this role.

 

Industry Experience
  • Vocational Trainer and Assessor: from 2010 to current
  • Director & Business Manager (Ayurveda Naturo Care) : from 2010 to current
Qualifications
  • Advanced Diploma of Business
  • Diploma of Project Management
  • Certificate IV in Human Resources
  • Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

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Susan SVET Academic Coordinator (at APC since 2011)

Industry Experience
  • Project Administration BHP, Port Kembla (5 years)
  • International Markets Coordinator Bluescope Steel, Port Kembla (4 years)
  • Member Services Officer (Pillar Administration), Coniston 12 months
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce (International Business) (UOW)
  • Certificate IV Small Business Management
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment
  • Graduate Certificate (Business Coaching) (Sydney Business School, UOW)
  • Graduate Certificate (Adult and Vocational Education) (Charles Sturt University)

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EvaBusiness/Management Trainer (at APC since 2009)

Industry Experience
  • Vocational Trainer
  • Workplace Trainer
Qualifications
  • Master of Education in Adult Education (UTS)
  • Graduate Diploma in Vocational & Workplace Learning (UTS)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (University of New England)
  • Major in Psychology (UNE)
  • Minor in Sociology (UNE)
  • Diploma of Management
  • Diploma of Marketing
  • Certificate IV IN Training and Assessment
  • Senior First Aid St John