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The Diploma of Leadership and Management BSB50420 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.
Students are required to have access to a workplace, this may include a previous workplace, but an understanding of the work environment is required. School leavers will not be enrolled into this qualification.
There are two main pathways into this qualification
Ideally participants should hold a Certificate IV in Leadership and Management or Frontline Management. However there are a number of other accepted qualifications from industry areas such as Project Management, Business etc. If you would like to discuss your acceptance based upon your existing qualifications please contact our friendly team.
Many students enter this qualification without holding a Certificate IV or other relevant qualifications. As the programs are designed based upon the work environment, experience within that environment is an acceptable point of entry. In regards to the Diploma of Leadership and Management, this may include but not limited to experience as a team leader, supervisor or leading hand. If you would like to discuss your acceptance based upon your existing experience please contact our friendly team.
The amount of effort and time required for this qualification is based upon your existing skills and experience (find out more on how competency based learning works). It is suggested that the course take approximately 500 hours of learning. However we find that due to our learner profile and the methods by which our programs are structured this is rarely the case. As a guide:
10 minutes (through RPL) to 50 hours
We provide students with the ability to complete the Diploma of Leadership and Management over a one year period; however we find that the average time is between 3 to 6 months. During that time there is a large variance in the amount of time each student spends working on the qualification. Please contact our staff if you would like an estimate based upon your individual situation
Upon successful completion of 12 chosen units, participants will be awarded the Diploma of Leadership and Management BSB50420. The Diploma of Leadership and Management is highly regarded as the industry standard in the recognition of practising managers.
Participants will undertake learnings to sharpen their skills (as per key skills section) as well as the opportunity to apply management concepts to work-based situations. This will provide participants with the skills they need to work as effective managers as well as the confidence to apply them in a practical setting.
Broadly the Diploma of Leadership and Management communicates to employers that you have demonstrated the following broad skills: Communication, Teamwork, Problem-solving, Initiative and enterprise, Planning and organising, Self-management, Learning and Technology skills. Further information is contained within each of the units.
The Diploma of Leadership and Management requires the completion of 12 units. The following are those selected by Scope Training in consultation with industry. Alternative units can be selected, please contact our friendly team to arrange.
The Diploma of Leadership and Management conveys to employers that the holder has practically demonstrated the skills and knowledge to work effectively as a manager. Furthermore a qualification from Scope Training advocates that the learner has demonstrated the ability to apply these skills in a work context, reassuring employers of job-readiness.
Job Roles include:
Manager, Business Operator, Operations Manager, Supervisor, Area Manager
Salary Range for a Manager in Australia (source: payscale.com)
After successful completion of the Diploma of Leadership and Management further educational pathways include:
Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Commerce, Diploma of Project Management, Diploma of Business as well as opening the door to many other qualifications.