Diploma of Leadership and Management

Formulate new strategies in leadership with this high-level qualification. You will discover how to motivate others to excel and drive business outcomes sky high!

What can I expect?

This qualification will prepare you for a career path in management, where you will have the opportunity to inspire and motivate others. You will discover how to apply knowledge, practical skills, and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

At this level, you will display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing, and monitoring your workload and the workload of others. Enhance your communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements. You will learn how to plan, design, apply, and evaluate solutions to unforeseen problems and identify, analyse, and synthesise information from various sources.


Career opportunities – where will my studies lead me?

Administration Manager

Corporate Services Manager

Senior Manager

Senior Manager

Team Manager

Office Manager

Team Leader

Team Manager

Program Coordinator

Operations Manager

Program Coordinator

Why study a Diploma of Leadership and Management?

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    Gain practical experience in designing and implementing strategies and develop the skills to make correct strategic team decisions early to achieve and hold a competitive advantage.
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    Learn to communicate with influence and create strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
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    Learn how to articulate a clear vision and lead and motivate your team to reach their key performance goals and create successful business outcomes
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    Develop and use emotional intelligence to maximise operational performance

Entry requirements

IELTS score 5.5 minimum (no band less than 5.0); or equivalent.



47 weeks



Students are required to attend class for 2 x 8 hour days and 1 X 4 hour day per week



Recognised by the Australian Government as meeting a set of standards that provide vocational outcomes and lead to employment

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Fun and friendly Educators who understand you and are committed to your learning experience



Connecting you to Higher Education. Use your College Australia qualification as credit towards a University Degree or a Masters






Classroom-based and self-paced study

Fees and Payment Options:

Course fees:

Fees are to be paid in a 2-stage process, with the first payment due on acceptance of your “Letter of Offer” and the remaining amount to be divided by the number of months of your qualification and paid monthly starting on the commencement of your course.

Upfront Fee
Monthly Fee
AUD $11,000AUD $2,750 to be paid upon acceptance of your “Letter of Offer.”AUD $825 to be paid monthly X 10 months

NOTE: your first monthly payment is due on commencement of your course

For more information on understanding your fees, please click here.

Qualification Structure:

A total of 12 units must be completed:

BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence

BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others

BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans

BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence

BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness

BSBHRM524 Coordinate workforce plan implementation

BSBHRM531 Coordinate health and wellness programs

BSBOPS504 Manage business risk

BSBSTR501 Establish innovative work environments

BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBSTR503 Develop organisational policy

Apply in 5 easy steps:

We aim to help our students as much as possible. That’s why you can apply for and start your study journey by following the steps below. If you need help, please feel free to contact us here.

Take the first step

Discover what being an International student with College Australia will be like for you by reading the “Essential documents to support your learning journey”. They are full of important information and help you understand what is involved.


Complete your online Enrolment Form by clicking here and provide the required documentation as outlined in the form.

Letter of Offer

We will confirm your acceptance into your course by email with a “Letter of Offer” and provide you with an invoice for the upfront fee.

You will need to sign your “Letter of Offer, scan and return it to College Australia via email.

On receipt of your signed “Letter of Offer”, we will provide you with a “Confirmation of Enrolment”.

Apply for your Visa

You will be required to submit your documents to the Department of Human Affairs.

It is your responsibility to apply for your visa. Fees apply as this is separate from the tuition fees.

Visa Granted

You will need to provide College Australia with a copy of your visa approval to progress and receive your course start date.

You are ready to begin your studies with College Australia.

Arrive at College Australia on your first day for an in-depth Orientation, meet your Educator and classmates, and your student journey begins!

Your Educators

Kasey - Professional


Kasey is College Australia’s Business Manager and our “Brains Trust”.

Kasey’s wealth of knowledge stretches to every nook and cranny of the College. Quite frankly, she is the glue that keeps the cogs of the organisation running smoothly.

Kasey’s passion is providing excellence in education, and her mission is supporting students to create successful career pathways. With 10 years of industry knowledge, Kasey teaches a wide variety of business, hospitality, retail, and health qualifications to our cherished students.

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Alena is our Recognition of Prior Learning queen, Registered Training Organisation all-rounder, Educator, assessor, and data controller. It’s safe to say she does an award-winning job of steering the operations of our ship to ensure everything stays on course.

As an educator, hospitality, retail, business, health, and horticulture are Alena’s jam. Her passion shines through in her students’ exceptional results.



Debi is one of College Australia’s 5-star Educators. Debi joined us with a wealth of knowledge in business, retail, and hospitality and a whopping 23 years of training experience!

Debi left behind the arid deserts of the US and migrated to Australia in 1985 with her family, making the sunshine, glitz and glamour of the Gold Coast her home in 1988 and working with some of the Gold Coast’s biggest hotels.

Debi’s passion lies in supporting her students to learn the skills required to make epic career shifts. She has an intuitive knack for knowing exactly what a student needs when they’re struggling, planting the seed of knowledge and watching it grow into great potential. Debi teaches our business, hospitality, and retail qualifications and does an amazing job, as her students’ successes show!

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