BSB51918 - Diploma of Leadership and Management

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements.

They plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.

Job roles

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors.

Related occupations

The following occupations may relate to this qualification.

Business Manager

Human Resources Manager

Sales Team Manager

Related industry sectors

The following industry sectors may relate to this qualification.

Clerical and Administrative



Health Care

Social Assistance



Food Services

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Licensing/Regulatory information

There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative or regulatory requirements. However, where required, a unit of competency will specify relevant licensing, legislative or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit.

Qualification pathways

Pathways into the qualification

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

·         BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management or other relevant qualification


With vocational experience but without formal supervision or management qualification.

Pathways from the qualification

·         BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management or other Advanced Diploma qualifications.

Course format

The course will consist of completion and assessment of 12 x units of competency.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

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