Diploma of Leadership and Management

If you feel the time’s right to lead in your workplace, then the Diploma of Leadership and Management is for you. In this qualification, you will learn managerial skills that will put you ahead of your peers and fast track you towards your career goals.

Diploma of Leadership and Management Qualification

12 - 24 months flexible study.

Not only are our courses the highest quality, with world class trainers, but we also offer some of the most affordable choices in Australia.

If that's not enough, you can contact us and we'll see if we can help make the course more affordable e.g. Payment plans.

For more details and a full price breakdown of this course download our Course Programs Brochure!




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Flexible Learning to Suit Your Lifestyle

The Diploma of Leadership and Management can be delivered online or via classroom sessions at our Southport, Gold Coast campus.

This qualification consists of 12 units to complete 

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

• BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans
• BSBHRM522 Manage employee and industrial relations
• BSBOPS501 Manage business resources
• BSBOPS504 Manage business risk
• BSBTWK503 Manage meetings
• BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

Credit Transfer

Barrington College Australia has established direct pathways into some of Australia's leading Universities enabling students entry into selected bachelor degrees with credit transfers, up to 12 months off their course saving time and money!

View University courses and credits available here.

Start Your Learning at Your Convenience

A rolling intake allowing you to start the course whenever suits you. Study with flexible learning options and ongoing support.

Course Pre-requisites

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

How to Enrol – a quick guide

  1. Fill out the relevant application form on the enrolment page (you can download a PDF form if you have an older browser or a slow internet connection).
  2. Submit the online form or send your completed PDF application form to [email protected]
  3. We will review your application form, if you are accepted, you will receive a "Letter of Offer" via email
  4. Sign and return via email the written acceptance offer to Barrington College Admissions Officer together with payment, for the amount specified in the "Letter of Offer". Call us on +617 55625700, if you require any assistance.

The following information will be provided to students at the beginning of each course

  • A course outline indicating units of work, units of competency, assessment requirements, materials and equipment required
  • A student handbook
  • RPL process and complaints and appeals processes will be discussed
  • Vocational outcomes and opportunities will be discussed/credit transfers will be outlined
  • Work placement application form if required

Enrolment Procedure:

Prior to enrolment, prospective students will receive a letter of offer which contains information on fees and charges, code of practice and refund policy. The course guide and student handbook are also available on our website. This contains information on entry requirements, the induction and orientation procedure, payment options and unit details. In order to apply for enrolment students must return the signed letter of offer, this process ensures enrolment. Course content and assessment procedures are explained and vocational outcomes are outlined in the course handbook and covered during the students orientation procedure in the first session.

The Diploma of Leadership and Management
requires an enhanced skill set, as you are dealing with staff members and other managers, in matters such as assigning tasks and priorities, as well as being involved in strategic business decisions. The Diploma of Leadership and Management provides you with these skills, while increasing your ability to move to the next level.

The Diploma of Leadership and Management equips you with the skills and knowledge you need for management-level positions across all sectors. After completing the Diploma you will be able to lead, plan and supervise the performance of team members to develop team cohesion and foster innovative or organisational setting.

This qualification reflects the roles of those who manage the work of others or to add value to or review, management practices. Their role may be in any industry or organisational setting.

This nationally recognised qualification is valued by industry. This course, provides a solid foundation for those seeking a career within the industry.


Recognition of Prior Learning is the process of formal recognition for skills and knowledge gained through previous learning such as:

  • Life experiences
  • Previous formal learning
  • Employment
  • Recreational or personal interests

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning for part or all of your intended study, based on your previous experiences and learning. For more information regarding RPL and how to apply, please discuss this with your educator.

You may be eligible for a credit transfer if you have previously undertaken training through a Registered Training Organisation. Credit transfer may be granted for one or more units or a full certificate level.

Three major factors need to be considered:

  1. How current the qualification is
  2. Mapping to the current training and
  3. If the training was undertaken with a Registered Training Organisation.

If you think you may be eligible for a credit transfer you will need to provide the following:

  • The original Statement of Attainment and/or Certificate for your educators to sight
  • A copy of the Statement of Attainment and/or Certificate
  • Or a certified copy of your qualification signed by a Justice of the Peace (JP)



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