BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of

Leadership and Management

CRICOS Course Code: 105605J

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

  • LocationParramatta
    and Sydney

  • Course duration78 weeks

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Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised 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 judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters. 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.

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

78 Weeks

  • 54 weeks tuition and 24 weeks holidays


  • 20 Hours/Week

Blended Learning

  • Face-to-face and online

Course Fees

Tuition Fee: $10,900 *

Enrolment Fee: $300 **

Resources Fee: $300

* 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:

  • have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions); or
  • have two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise.

Course Completion

Students obtaining a competent result for all listed units of competency will achieve the BSB60420 Advanced 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:

  • Area manager
  • Department manager
  • Regional 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 be eligible for exemption in relevant undergraduate courses.

Units of Competency

BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving Core
BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change Core
BSBLDR602 Provide leadership across the organisation Core
BSBOPS601 Develop and implement business plans Core
BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement Core
BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others Elective
BSBSTR801 Lead innovative thinking and practice Elective
BSBHRM614 Contribute to Strategic workforce planning Elective
BSBFIN601 Manage organisational finances Elective
BSBTWK501 Lead diversity and inclusion Elective

The 10 units of competency are delivered throughout the 54 weeks. The qualification is delivered over 4 terms of tuition.

All the above listed units of competency must be completed to receive the BSB60420 Advanced 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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