BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management
BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

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Course Details
Qualification Code & Title BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management
CRICOS Code 110122H
Description This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters.

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.

Requirements To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in

Total number of units = 10

  • 5 core units
  • 5 elective units
Learner characteristics and target group Target learners will be mostly international students who may possess different education discipline (Diploma or Advanced Diploma level) but seek to further develop their skills across a wide range of business skills and functions, with the specific goal of preparing them with the skills for work. Learners could be looking to get the skills to join or re-join the workforce, get better employment opportunities, move into a new career or gain additional skills in their existing career.

It is also suitable for those who have completed BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management or equivalent qualifications in related domains and looking to upgrade their skills to further their academic and career prospects.

Delivery mode Face-to-Face as well as all classroom-based training
Delivery site Suite 4, Level 3, 15 Moore Street, Canberra ACT 2601
Course duration 78 weeks

This qualification will be delivered over 66 weeks of training and assessment and a total 12 weeks of term breaks.

Entry requirements Students entering this course at Mid City College must meet the following entry requirements:

Age Requirement

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 or successful completion of an Australian qualification of AQF level 4. An educational achievement which is greater than any of these is also suitable.

English Language Requirements

To enter this qualification, applicants must also meet English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 5.5 or TOEFL IBT 46 or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or PTE Academic 42 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old). 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.
  • Successfully completion of an English Placement test.
  • Completed a recognised ELICOS program and achieved an English Proficiency level of upper intermediate or equivalent.
Pathways Employment Outcomes

Employment may include, but not limited to, professional, managers, community and personal service workers.

Further Study Pathway

Participants may wish to progress to further studies like a bachelor program.

Course credit Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning). The granting of course credit may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course.
Units of Competency
Unit Code Unit Title Core/ Elective
BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking f or complex problem solving Core
BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change Core
BSBLDR602 Provide leadership across the organisation Core
BSBOPS601 Develop and implement business plans Core
BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement Core
BSBTEC601 Review organisational digital strategy Elective
BSBSTR602 Develop organisational strategies Elective
BSBSUS601 Lead corporate social responsibility Elective
BSBFIN601 Manage organisational finance Elective
BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace Elective
Facilities and Equipment
The following facilities, equipment and resources will be used to deliver and assess this qualification:

  • Training rooms, including desks, chairs, whiteboard, and overhead projector
  • Computers with Microsoft Office and access to the Internet.
  • Learning and assessment materials.
Assessment materials comprise of:

  • Assessor Marking Guide and Assessment Mapping
  • Student Assessment Tasks
  • Other Supporting Resources