Diploma of Leadership & Management

Ready to step into leadership and management roles across various industries? The Diploma of Leadership and Management is designed to empower individuals with the knowledge, practical skills, and hands-on experience they need to excel in leadership and management within diverse enterprise contexts.

At this level, you’ll demonstrate initiative and sound judgment in tasks such as planning, organising, implementing, and monitoring your own workload as well as that of your team. Effective communication skills will be your strong suit as you support individuals and teams in meeting organisational or enterprise requirements. Moreover, you’ll become adept at designing, applying, and evaluating solutions to unpredictable problems, all while identifying, analysing, and synthesising information from a wide range of sources.

Join us in this course to hone your leadership and management capabilities, become a more effective decision-maker, and enhance your ability to lead teams towards success.

Course Details

Course Name

Diploma of Leadership & Management

Course Code



12 months


12 units

Course Fee


Units of Competency

To achieve this qualification, 12 units of competency must be completed comprising of 6 core units and 6 elective units.

Course Entry Requirements

No formal prerequisites are necessary for enrolling in this course. However, it is expected that candidates possess sound English reading and writing skills. Additionally, students must have access to a computer, the internet, and an active email address. Proficiency in computer usage and typing is essential for the successful completion of assignments.

Duration and Structure

The course duration is 12 months and self-paced, with access to our online Learning Management System. You will be assigned a trainer/assessor who will assist throughout your course completion.

Assessment methods include:

  • Short answer questions/written responses
  • Demonstrations/observations
  • Written assessments
  • Third-party reports
  • Practical activity/projects

Potential Careers

Potential job roles on completion of this program include:

  • Transport Manager
  • Distribution Centre Manager
  • Information Services Manager
  • Manager Corporate Services
  • Manager Public Sector
  • Senior Manager (Public Sector)
  • Office Manager
  • Legal Practice Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Business Manager Senior

Course Fees


Recognition of Prior Learning

Do you qualify for RPL?

Core Units

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

Elective Units

BSBCMM412 Lead difficult conversations
BSBHRM522 Manage employee and industrial relations
BSBLDR522 Manage people performance
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk
BSBOPS505 Manage organisational customer service
BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement

Why Choose Westbourne?

Westbourne is one of Australia’s leading training providers for individuals, businesses, community groups and Government with a record of success in designing and delivering nationally recognised training qualifications.

Westbourne College is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO #41084).

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