BSB60420 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course Overview

The BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management exposes leaders and managers to a wide range of innovative practices in modern organisations. Apply insights across a broad spectrum of enterprise and industry. 

Students develop the initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes. They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.

Entry Requirements
Core Units
Elective Units
Intake Dates

Entry requirements

International students entering this course at Collins Academy must meet the following entry requirements:

Age requirements

Students must be a minimum age of 18 years or above at the time of course commencement.

Academic Requirements

To enter this qualification, applicants should have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or an international secondary school year which is equivalent to Australian Year 12) with satisfactory results.

Additionally, applicants should have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions).

Or have two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise.

English Language Requirements

To enter this qualification, applicants must also meet English Language Requirements – IELTS (Academic) overall score of 5.5 or TOEFL IBT 46 or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or PTE Academic 42 or equivalent. English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:

  • Minimum five (5) years of study in English in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Britain, America, South America or Ireland.
  • Completed in Australia in English a substantial component (at least 50%) of a qualification at AQF level 4 or higher.
  • Successfully completed in Australia in English the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education.
  • Completed a recognised ELICOS program and achieved an English Proficiency level of upper intermediate or equivalent.


Applicants without the documented evidence to demonstrate the required English language competence may undertake the Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test online to achieve a result of ACSF Level 3 to meet Collins Academy English Language entry requirement.

DHA requirements:

Applicants must also provide documentation according to Department of Home Affair requirements. For further information on student visa assessment level and documentation, visit Department of Home Affairs’ website at:

 Pre-training review

All international learners will undertake a pre-training review to determine suitability for the course and student needs. The aim of the review is to identify their training needs through questions on previous education or training, relevance of the course to applicant, relevant experience and interview conducted by Collins Academy enrolment officer. Interview will also aim to identify any support needs and possible RPL opportunities.

Through pre-training review learner will demonstrate that they have necessary skills to successfully complete the course.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment

All students will be required to complete an LLN assessment prior to the commencement of the course. – it is a diagnostic process to identify if a prospective student requires LLN support during study.

Hardware/Software requirements

Collins Academy will provide access to computers/laptops during classroom hours, however for students to work on assessments, tasks, and self-study, all learners are expected to have access to a laptop or computer with Windows operating system and Microsoft Office software applications, like Microsoft Word at their own cost. 

Note: some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

Furthermore, students will be required to provide Collins Academy with their Unique Student Identifier (USI) number when they enrol. USI is a 10-character code made up of numbers and letters issued by the Australian Government to uniquely identify students who have undertaken or are training in Australia. USI keeps student’s nationally recognised training records from all providers including completed training units and qualifications in one place, ensuring that the records are not lost.

Core Units

5 Units
Unit Code
Unit Title
Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
Lead and manage organisational change
Provide leadership across the organisation
Develop and implement business plans
Manage innovation and continuous improvement

Elective units

5 Units
Unit Code
Unit Title
Contribute to strategic workforce planning​
Manage personal and professional development​
Provide leadership for the program​
Develop organisational strategies​
Lead corporate social responsibility​

Intake Dates 2024

08th January

12nd February

08th April

13th May

08th July

12nd August

07th October

11th November

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Qualification Pathways

After successfully completing BSB60420 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management, students may apply for:

  • BSB80120 Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning)
  • Bachelor of Management
  • Bachelor of Business

*Note: Individual students who are seeking to continue their study at university should contact the prospective university upon completion of the course for any credit transfer arrangements.

Why study this course?

Career Advancement​
Pursuing an Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management can significantly enhance your career prospects. Whether you're aiming for a promotion within your current workplace or seeking opportunities in a new organisation, the advanced skills acquired through this diploma can make you a valuable asset in leadership positions.​
Enhanced Leadership Skills​
The Advanced Diploma focuses on refining your decision-making abilities, communication skills, and strategic thinking—all essential qualities for successful leaders in today's dynamic and competitive business environment.​
Practical Application and Real-world Scenarios​
An Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management often integrates real-world case studies, practical projects, and simulations into the curriculum. This approach allows students to apply theoretical concepts to actual business situations, honing their problem-solving skills and decision-making capabilities.​
Job Roles

Although it does not guarantee an employment outcome, completion of this qualification could lead to employment as:

  • Business Development Manager
  • Senior Executive Manager
  • General Manager
  • Director
As a student at Collins Academy pursuing the Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management, my educational journey has been nothing short of transformative. From the curriculum to the faculty, the entire experience has exceeded my expectations.
Daniel Calderon
Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course Information

Cricos Code:
52 weeks
Tuition Fee:
$12,500 AUD
Enrolment Fee:
$250 AUD
Material Fee:
$0 AUD

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