Diploma of Leadership and Management

The Diploma of Leadership and Management is designed for people looking for career development. It is well suited to those who manage others, aspire to a leadership role or contribute to management practice in the organisation.

This course will develop your skills across a range of areas including:

  • communicating with influence at all levels in the organisation
  • building effective and engaged teams
  • inspiring and developing others
  • managing performance
  • working with and leveraging diversity
  • leading difficult conversations
  • managing your own professional development and emotional intelligence
  • implementing continuous improvement systems
  • identifying and managing business risk.

Option 1 – with a training contract*

$2,800 (GST free)
Your employer is invoiced upfront.

*Training contracts – funding undertaken in partnership with your employer and the government.

Option 2 – without a training contract

$4,850 (GST free)
20% deposit may be required. Payment plans are available for individuals.

Please note: 

  • ASC Training & Development does not take payment of more than $1,500 from individuals in a single payment.
  • Nationally recognised training is GST free. 

Experience in the workplace and managing a team is considered essential for this course, as the assessment tasks and project require you to relate your answers back to your workplace environment. If you are not currently managing a team, you may like to consider our Certificate IV in Leadership & Management.

To enrol in this course you must:

  • have English language and literacy skills sufficient to undertake study at Diploma level
  • have good computer skills and be able to organise and manage files, edit documents, research information on the internet, and record video on your phone, tablet or other device.
  • be able to commit 15-20  hours of your own time for each assessment (assessment tasks are completed between sessions).

Recognised Prior Learning

If you believe you have relevant prior skills and knowledge which covers your current learning, please contact us. You will need to provide documentary evidence as proof of RPL.


This qualification is made up of 12 units of competency (6 core and 6 elective). 

Based on our many years' experience working with a wide range of organisations, we have customised this qualification to reflect key training and assessing competencies.

Core units

  • BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence
  • BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
  • BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans
  • BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others
  • BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence


  • BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development
  • BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement 
  • BSBCMM412 Lead difficult conversations
  • BSBLDR521 Lead the development of diverse workforces
  • BSBLDR522 Manage people performance
  • BSBOPS504 Manage business risk


  • Assessment is competency based. You will be assessed as ‘Competent’, ‘Partially Complete’ or ‘Not Yet Competent’ for each unit of competency. 
  • You will be invited to resubmit work until competency can be demonstrated.

Our graduates tell us that this course has been a significant enabler for career development and promotion and has resulted in:

  • greater confidence in managing and working with others
  • a better grasp of financial and operational management
  • knowing when to lead and when to manage
  • the establishment of enduring networks
  • enhanced relationships with customers and suppliers
  • capacity building in areas such as risk management, performance management, problem solving and staff development.

Employers tell us that they have experienced significant and measurable benefits to the workplace as a result of staff attending this course.

With this qualification in hand, graduates have the option to undertake the Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB61015).

Course duration

  • Orientation session followed by 13 training days 
  • Training days are scheduled 4-5 weeks apart

Course dates

We are finalising dates for the next course. In the meantime, please make an enquiry to register your interest in this course.


Diploma of Leadership and Management

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  • Nationally recognised training
  • Live virtual classroom
  • Tools and Tech: Zoom or Teams, ASC Training Online 

  • Duration: 13 training days
  • Has prerequisites

Need help choosing the right course?

By continually reviewing and redefining our workplace learning standards, we ensure that the training you receive is the training industry demands and future leaders need.

Speak to our Training Coordinator today about your training needs. 

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