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BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management

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.
BSB51918

 

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

Quality Customer Service


Course Structure

COURSE SUBJECTS

Diploma of Leadership & Management (BSB51918)
11 subjects

Leadership and Management course outline

  • Manage Quality Customer Service
  • Risk Management 2
  • Advanced Management of WHS 
  • Performance Management
  • Fundamentals of Human Resources
  • Operational Planning
  • Employee Relations 1
  • 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 see College Policies for the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Credit Transfer Policy.

Mode of Delivery

Overseas students: Full-time study delivered face-to-face with up to one third (⅓) online. 

Domestic students: Full-time/part-time study options delivered face-to-face, online and/or blended.


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 8 weeks of General English at Intermediate level or equivalent (plus 80% attendance) at our sister school, English Unlimited, or 10 weeks at other approved providers.

Check your English level here


Pathways - For Articulations To:


  • Torrens University Australia

    Torrens University Australia

    CRICOS Provider No: 03389E

    https://www.torrens.edu.au

    Torrens University Australia brings a fresh, modern, careers-focused and global perspective to higher education, with courses providing graduates with a globally oriented skill-set that will make them a valuable contribution to any employer.

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business 80 Credits Up to 1 year
    Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship) 80 Credits Up to 1 year
    Bachelor of Business (Event Management) 80 Credits Up to 1 year
    Bachelor of Business (Marketing) 80 Credits Up to 1 year
    Bachelor of Business (Sports Management) 80 Credits Up to 1 year
    Bachelor of Commerce 80 Credits Up to 1 year
  • Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (BMIHMS)

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    CRICOS Provider No: 00911E

    http://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
    Bachelor of Business (International Event Management) 8 Credits Up to 6 months
  • 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 6 months
    Bachelor of Accounting 3 Credits Up to 6 months
  • 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 40 Credits Up to 6 months
    Bachelor of Commerce 40 Credits Up to 6 months
  • University of South Australia (UniSA)

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    CRICOS Provider No: 00121B

    https://www.unisa.edu.au

    The University of South Australia (UniSA) is the largest university in South Australia with over 36,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students on four urban and two regional campuses. As a prominent provider of international education in the state, the university has close working links with industry, the professions, business and government and offers more professional education programs than any university in South Australia. 

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business (Management) 36 Credits Up to 1 year
  • 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 and Commerce (Management and Leadership major) 8 Credits Up to 1 year
  • James Cook University

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    CRICOS Provider No: 00117J

    https://www.jcub.edu.au/

    James Cook University (JCU) is the second oldest university in Queensland and Australia’s leading university in the tropics.  With a 5 Star Rating for Learner Engagement & Graduate Employment according to the Good Universities Guide 2017 James Cook University’s Brisbane campus is in a modern high rise building, centrally located in the Central Business District (CBD) on Queen Street. Students have access to study space, computer stations, high speed internet and WiFi, leisure and activity rooms, all within walking distance of the riverfront, Queen Street’s main shopping mall, city library and the many shops, parks and cafes that Brisbane has to offer.

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business 5 Credits Up to 1 year
  • Bond University

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    CRICOS Provider No: 00017B

    https://www.bond.edu.au/

     As Australia’s first private non-profit universityBond University seeks to be recognised internationally as a leading independent university, imbued with a spirit to innovate, a commitment to influence and a dedication to inspire tomorrow’s professionals who share a personalised and transformational student experience. In the 2019 Good Universities Guide, Bond University was awarded more 5-star ratings in the student experience category than any other university in Australia … for the thirteenth year in a row.

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business 6 Credits Up to 6 months
    Bachelor of Commerce (Management) 6 Credits Up to 6 months

Course Quick Facts



Course Length

Full-time: 4 terms (approx. 1 year)

Part-time*: 8 terms (approx. 2 years)

*Part-time option only available for
domestic students.


Start Dates

2021


01 February
01 March *Midterm

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


Fees

Tuition fees

$6,000 ($1,500 per term)
Application fee: $150 for international students


Domestic students
VET Student Loans

Non-Tuition fees

Schedule of Administrative (Non-Tuition) Fees

Meet some of our teachers

APC Abha Suri Master Trainer Profile

AbhaVET Assistant Academic Coordinator, VET 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)

Brian Hunt

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

Graham Blandy

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

Gail Corrie

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)

Hasnain Zaheer

HasnainVET 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

FORTE Henry

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)

Jahangir

JahangirVET 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

Rekha

RekhaVET 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

Susan Stack

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)

Eva Busina

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