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Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management


BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management reflects the role of individuals who apply specialized 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 judgment to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters. Classroom (Blended)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.

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Course Duration

52 weeks

Course Key Information

Delivery Method: Face to Face at Level 5, 85 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000
Education Pathways: Upon completion of the BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management learners may also progress into higher education or a degree course depending upon the requirements of the individual university or higher education provider
Career Outcomes:

Potential employment options are as a senior member of the management team in a variety of industries Job titles may include:

  • Senior Administrator
  • General Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Director or Executive

As stated in the training packaged, entry to Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management is limited to learners who:

  • Have completed an Australian Diploma or Advanced Diploma from BSB training package (current or superseded equivalent versions) or other higher-level qualification in business or management. or
  • Have two years equivalent full–time relevant work experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise (domestic or overseas).
Admission Requirements:
  • All students must be 18 years of age or over at the time of applying for admission at the Australian National Academy of Education.
  • Entry into this course requires an IELTS band score of 6.0 or PTE Score of 50 or in line with the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) regulations.
  • Satisfactory completion of studies in the applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification is required for entry into this qualification.
  • You will be required to complete a Pre-Training Review to determine your suitability for this qualification.
  • Completing a Language, Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) assessment.  ACSF Level 4 in learning, reading, writing, oral communication, and numeracy are desirable to participate in this course.
  • Mature-age students will also be considered without the minimum education requirements but with relevant work experience within the chosen area of study and a demonstrated capacity to meet the course requirements.
Other Costs:

Application Fee: $200 (non-refundable)
Resource Fee: $300 (non-refundable)

Course Structure for Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

The BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management requires the completion of 10 units (including 5 core units and 5 electives).

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
BSBCRT611Apply critical thinking for complex problem solvingCore
BSBLDR601Lead and manage organisational changeCore
BSBLDR602Provide leadership across the organisationCore
BSBOPS601Develop and implement business plansCore
BSBSTR601Manage innovation and continuous improvementCore
BSBMKG623Develop marketing plansElective
BSBSTR602Develop organisational strategiesElective
BSBHRM614Contribute to strategic workforce planningElective
BSBMKG622Manage organisational marketing processesElective
BSBHRM 613Contribute to the development of learning and development of strategiesElective
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Delivery Arrangements

This program is to be delivered in a classroom-based environment at the main campus at Level 5, 85 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000. Each unit is delivered face to face to develop the knowledge and theoretical understandings required to undertake business roles and prepare for dealing with situations that arise in a business setting.

Students will be provided with a detailed learner guide and learning materials to support the assessment activities. The learning materials will include learning assessments and other reference material available from trainers relevant to the unit of competence being delivered. The learning materials will include learning assessments and other reference material available from trainers relevant to the unit of competence being delivered.

Assessment Methods

Ridge International use a range of assessment methods to determine overall competency requirements for this unit of competency, which includes but not limited to:

  • Written/Oral questions
  • Written Assignment
  • Case studies and Project tasks
  • Roleplay and class activities

Students are informed about specific assessment requirements at the beginning of each unit of competency along with the submission/completion timeframe. As this is competency-based training, the outcome of the student assessment will be deemed Competent (C ) or Not Yet Competent (NYC).

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Diploma of Leadership and Management

RPL/Credit Transfer

Students can apply for recognition of prior learning, and work experience towards this qualification. During the course of your life, you will develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. Through work, volunteer roles, family commitments, and various tasks undertaken in everyday life, you are building up a bank of knowledge. The evidence of these skills and knowledge accumulated can be used to help you gain a qualification. You can also apply for course credit if you have completed the same unit previously. To apply for RPL or credit transfer indicate your preference in the application form or speak to RIC staff at the time of enrolment. Refer to RPL/Credit Transfer policy for details.