BSB50420 – Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course Overview

The BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management empowers emerging leaders across a range of industries with the knowledge and practical skills to help grow their organisations strategically.

Students at this level are growing their initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support their teams to hit the major strategic targets of their organisation. Students improve their ability to plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.

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.

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

6 Units
Unit Code
Unit Title
Communicate with influence
Develop critical thinking in others
Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
Manage business operational plans
Develop and use emotional intelligence
Manage team effectiveness

Elective units

6 Units
Unit Code
Unit Title
Manage budgets and financial plans​
Manage people performance​
Manage business risk​
Facilitate continuous improvement​
Manage meetings​
Ensure a safe workplace for a work area​

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 BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management, students may apply for:

  • BSB61015 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and 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?

Develop Leadership Skills​
Studying a Diploma of Leadership and Management provides a structured curriculum focused on developing essential leadership skills. These skills are transferable across industries, making the diploma a valuable investment for individuals aspiring to take on leadership roles or advance in their current positions.​
Enhance Strategic Management Abilities​
The program typically covers strategic management concepts, giving students the knowledge and tools to analyse organisational challenges, formulate effective strategies, and implement them successfully. Understanding how to navigate complex business environments, assess market trends, and make strategic decisions is vital for those aspiring to managerial roles.​
Improve Communication and Interpersonal Skills​
Effective communication is a cornerstone of successful leadership and management. The diploma program often emphasizes the development of communication and interpersonal skills, preparing students to interact confidently with team members, stakeholders, and other professionals.​
Job Roles

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

  • Business Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Operations/Facilities Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • Store Manager
  • Team Leader
One of my recommendations of school is the Collins Academy. There are in the city. Very easy to find there. And they provide multiple courses and the price quite good compared with other places. And they have a lot of students. And good teachers.
Saolao Linsa
Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course Information

Cricos Code:
52 weeks
Tuition Fee:
$12,000 AUD
Enrolment Fee:
$250 AUD
Material Fee:
$0 AUD

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