Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course Description

BSB51915 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.

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

(Last enrolment in this course will be in February 2019. Afterwards, BSB51915 will be superseded by BSB51918)

Education and Work Pathways

After achieving this qualification, candidates may choose to undertake studies at a higher education level. This course is a pathway into the Advanced Diploma OF Leadership and Management as well as higher education qualifications in business or management.

Potential job outcomes upon completion of this course:

  • Business Manager
  • Sales Team Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Operation Manager
  • Department Manager


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  • 26 Edgar Street, Bowen Hills, Queensland
  • L2/398 Chapel Rd, Bankstown NSW 2200


Please contact us on 1300 827 188 for information on fees, funding and payment plan options. Fees include all books and materials.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirements (LLN)

We recognise that not all people are able to read, write and perform calculations to the same standard. To help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills required to study this course, you should sit for our LLN assessment before enrolment.

Support Services

During your studies with Future Academy, you will have access to a comprehensive range of support services.


Duration52 Weeks
Role Play
Short answers
Delivery ModeClassroom Based Training
Entry RequirementsThere are no entry requirements for this qualification, however candidates must be 18 years old at the time of enrolment.

You will be interviewed by Future Academy to assess whether the course you want to enrol in is right for you. This is to ensure you will be able to cope with the demands of the course or so we can find a course more suited to what you want.

How to enrol

Your enrolment is only one step away! Enrolling with Future Academy is easy. Just call one of our friendly staff members on: 1300 827 188.

We appreciate that choosing the right course is important. If you would like to discuss your career or course contact us on 1300 827 188 or send us an email to info@futureacademy.edu.au with your queries.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Students can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this qualification, and all students will be offered this option upon enrolment into the course. Please talk to one of our support officers for further information.

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Course Structure

Twelve Units (4) core and (8) elective units are required for the award of the BSB51915 – Diploma of Leadership and Management. Units have been selected in accordance with the packaging rules and are relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and qualification level.

The following Units of Competency as identified in the National Business Services Training Package must be successfully completed to attain the Diploma of Leadership and Management at Future Academy.

Unit CodeUnit TitleCore/Elective
BSBLDR501Develop and use emotional intelligenceCore
BSBMGT517Manage operational planCore
BSBLDR502Lead and manage effective workplace relationshipsCore
BSBWOR502Lead and manage team effectivenessCore
BSBINN502Build and sustain an innovative work environmentElective
BSBMGT502Manage people performanceElective
BSBMGT516Facilitate continuous improvementElective
BSBPMG522Undertake project workElective
BSBRSK501Manage riskElective
BSBWHS501Ensure a safe workplaceElective
BSBWOR501Manage personal work priorities and professional developmentElective
BSBADM502Manage meetingsElective
Future Academy does NOT guarantee that: –
  • A learner will successfully complete the course. This is subject to completing all the required units of competency.
  •  A learner will obtain an employment outcome as this is outside the control of Future Academy.
  •  A learner will obtain a qualification or a statement of attainment without successfully completing the assessments.