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BSB50420 – Diploma of Leadership and Management

Nationally Recognised Training

Diploma of Leadership and Management 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 judgment in planning, organizing, implementing, and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organizational or enterprise requirements. They plan, design, apply, and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyze, and synthesize information from a variety of sources.

VET National Code
CRICOS Course Code
52 Weeks (incl. holidays and breaks)
Delivery Mode

The course is delivered face-to-face in classrooms with access to computers, printers, accounting software, and access to all the equipment and resources identified in each unit of competency. Self-Paced Learning: Students also complete independent self-paced learning each week, comprising of research, additional readings, assignments, projects, and preparing for assessments (10 hours per week for 40 weeks, amounting to 400 hours). All units are delivered as stand-alone units.

Tuition Fee
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Material Fee
Work Based Training

For International & Local students:

Academic Requirements

Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of an Australian Year 12 or Certificate IV or higher conducted in English.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test (LLN)

All students are required to undertake a language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) test mapped at ACSF level 5 conducted by Blue Lotus College (BLC).

Candidates undertaking this leadership in management course must possess sound numeracy, as since it requires them to do calculations and make reports and graphs.

Pre-Training Review

All students will undertake a pre-training review which aims to identify their training needs through questions on previous education or training, basic computing skills and an interview conducted by BLC enrolment officer.

The interview also aims to identify possible RPL opportunities.

Through the pre-training review, students will demonstrate that they have the necessary skills to successfully complete the Diploma of Leadership and Management course.

English Language Requirements (International Students)

To enroll in the Diploma of Leadership in Management course with BLC, international students, applying either off-shore or on-shore, must satisfy one of the following requirements:

I.Either a minimum IELTS (General) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course;


IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 20 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course.


IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 30 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course.

Results more than two years old are not acceptable.

II. Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or the United States.>

III. Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.

IV. Successful completion of a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy Test conducted by BLC.

Basic Computing Skills

Students are required to have basic computer skills, including operating MS Word and doing research on the internet. The Diploma of Leadership and Management course will require students to make reports in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Materials and Equipment Required

Although Blue Lotus College will provide access to computers/laptops with required resources during classroom hours to work on assignments and tasks for self-study, all learners are expected to bring a laptop with the Windows 7 operating system or higher. Students must have an active email address for communication and be contactable by phone (mobile or landline) and by mail (postal address).

All learners are expected to have access to MS Office applications such as Microsoft Word and an email platform such as Microsoft Outlook.

Students who complete the Diploma of Leadership and Management BSB50420 course will typically be able to perform leadership and management job roles in business services and other industries, and they would have full responsibility and accountability for the personal output and work of others; e.g. department manager or unit manager. BLC does not make any misleading claim or job guarantee or advertise any employment outcome with its Diploma of Leadership in Management courses.

In order to achieve qualification BSB50420 Leadership and Management, students must complete the following 12 units of competency which include 6 core units and 6 electives units. Core Units
BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans
BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness workplace
Elective Units
BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area Elective Units
BSBTWK501 Lead diversity and inclusion
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk
BSBHRM525 Manage recruitment and onboarding
BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBOPS505 Manage organisational customer service

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This program is delivered under competency-based training which means instead of grading or marks, students are required to demonstrate all the criteria for each unit of competency and students are marked “Competent” or “Not yet competent”.
Typical assessment methods will include written questions, case studies, role plays, and skills demonstrations. Read more about virtual classes for a diploma of leadership & management