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Good leadership and management are crucial to the success of any organisation. Gain a competitive edge in the business world with our Diploma of Leadership and Management. Delivered or online, this course offers you the flexibility to study when and where you want.

By completing just two more units it would be possible to achieve the requirements of the Diploma of Business and the Diploma of Human Resource Management. Course details

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Key dates and info


Online: up to 18 months / 12 weeks per intake

Course details


  • Full Fee $5,000 - $7,500

Cost details

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How to enrol

Key dates

External Any time 12 weeks per intake Online
Any time Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Entry requirements

This qualification has no formal entry requirements however the preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

  • Certificate IV in Business Administration or other relevant qualification; or
  • vocational experience but without formal supervision or management qualification.

If you're under 17 year of age, special enrolment conditions may apply.


Study from any location

Resources required

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Login to the Student Self Service to update your personal details and check your grades. For new students, your username and password will be sent to you after enrolment. For existing students, please use your existing information and use the forgotten password links where required.

All resources for this program are electronic and included in the program cost.


External: Complete this course online and be supported online every step of the way with our learning management system, Catapult. Students may enrol in 1 - 2 units at a time to ensure management of study load. Total course duration is designed to take 12 - 18 months.

Intakes for this qualification occur on a monthly basis.


This qualification required the successful completion of 12 units (4 core and 8 electives)

Students will be able to access the online course content from the first day of each intake. Please note that you must be enrolled in order to access the online learning materials. Students may enrol in 1 - 2 units of competency per intake, to ensure management of study load.

BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence Core
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships Core
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness Core
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan Core
BSBRSK501 Manage risk Elective
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans Elective
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work Elective
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development Elective
BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning Elective
BSBHRM512 Develop and manage performance management processes Elective
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements Elective


Not all electives available at all campuses

Eligible students can RPL the course for $5,000.00

Please note that if students are wishing to access VET Student Loans to pay for their fees, they must meet the ‘Student entry procedure’ requirements; namely:

  • obtains a copy of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education that has been awarded to the student by an agency or authority of a State or Territory for the student’s completion of year 12; or

  • the student is assessed as displaying competence at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy; and that the VET provider reasonably believes that the student displays that competence.

More information will be available:

$5,000 - $7,500


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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course.

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Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.


The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.


You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.


BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management

Job prospects

  • Manager/Assistant Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Supervisor
  • Administrator

Enrol now

You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland
  • If you are applying for a subsidised cost, please ensure you have all the relevant documents at time of enrolment

All done? Then you're ready to enrol

All done? Then head to the link below to complete your enrolment:

Enrolment options

By telephone: 1300 656 959. In person: at any TAFE Queensland North location.

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

Find out more about RPL

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Last updated on 17 February 2017

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1300 656 959

Industry endorsed

Student satisfaction

$5000 VET Student Loan available