BSB50420 Diploma of

Leadership and Management

CRICOS Course Code: 104223J

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  • Study modeBlended (face-to-face
    and online)

  • LocationParramatta
    and Sydney

  • Course duration52 weeks

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Course Description

This 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 judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements. They may plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.

The course is targetted to domestic and international students who require skills in management as well as those with substantial experience in business/management industry gained through employment but who lack a formal management qualification.

Course Duration and Delivery

52 Weeks

  • 36 weeks tuition and 16 weeks holidays


  • 20 Hours/Week

Blended Learning

  • Face-to-face and online

Course Fees

Tuition Fee: $7,600 *

Enrolment Fee: $300 **

Resources Fee: $200

* Discounts may apply** Non-refundable Information on other fees and charges available here Note: Pre-paid tuition fees are protected through Tuition Protection Service (TPS)

Intake Dates

  • 10 July 2023
  • 14 August 2023
  • 2 October 2023
  • 6 November 2023

Training Location

Apex trains and assesses this course from the Sydney CBD Campus and Parramatta Campus that are fully equipped with facilities including classrooms, computer lab, wireless internet, library facility, and a student sitting and recreation area.

Entry Requirements and Pre-Requisites

The course will be available for those students who are 18 years or older and have completed Year 12. International Students are required to have an English ability at the IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification.

Course Completion

Students obtaining a competent result for all listed units of competency will achieve the BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management qualification. A Statement of Attainment will be issued to students who complete less than the required units for the full qualification.

Employment Outcomes and Education Pathways

Employment Outcomes

After completion of the qualification, a person could obtain employment opportunities in various business and commercial enterprises as a manager. Job roles and titles may vary across different industry sectors.

Education Pathways

Qualifications awarded by Apex will be recognised by other RTOs Australia wide. Upon successful completion of this course, students may progress to:

Units of Competency

BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence Core
BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others Core
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence Core
BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships Core
BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans Core
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness Core
BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area Elective
BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development Elective
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk Elective
BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans Elective
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace Elective
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices Elective

The 12 units of competency are delivered throughout the 36 weeks. The qualification is delivered over 4 terms of tuition.

All the above listed units of competency must be completed to receive the BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management qualification.


Assessments are conducted during training sessions and on completion of training for each unit to determine if the learner is competent. The assessments are conducted using knowledge and skills assessments. Assessment methods may include: Assignment, Questioning (Oral/Written), Case Study, Third Party Report, In Class Activities, Observations, Role Play and RPL.

RPL and Exemptions

Apex will recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other RTO’s, upon verification with the issuing organisation. RPL and Credit Transfer are available for students to access prior to enrolment. More information is available in our student handbook.

Trainers and Assessors

All trainers and assessors hold vocational and training and assessment competencies at the level they teach or assess or higher, and have current and relevant industry skills.

Please note: Apex does not guarantee successful completion of the course nor guarantees a particular employment or migration outcome on completion of the qualification.

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