BSB51918 – Diploma of Leadership and Management
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 plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.
This qualification may provide a pathway to further studies in BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management, BSB80515-Graduate Certificate of Management (Learning), BSB80615-Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) etc.
Course Mode, Delivery and Duration:
This program is delivered in the classroom at our city campus: Level 6.02, 234-250 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia. Students are required to attend 16 hours (i.e. two days) of face to face training and assessment per week on campus plus 4 hours (half a day) of online training and support via Microsoft Team and Moodle.
This qualification is expected to be completed in 52 weeks. This will include 40 weeks of face to face training and assessment spread over 4 terms of 10 weeks each and 12 weeks of term breaks (accumulative).
The total hours for structured training and assessment are 800 hours. The total volume of learning (including the structured training and assessment and additional self-directed learning) are 1200 hours.
Application Fee: $250
- Tuition Fee: $7,600
- Material Fee: $150
Although it does not guarantee an employment outcome, completion of this qualification could lead to employment as a manager of the industry where the student may currently be working.
There are no specific entry requirements as per the qualification details or training package. International students entering this course at Paragon Polytechnic must meet the following entry requirements:
Students must be a minimum age of 18 years or above at the time of course commencement.
To enter this qualification, applicants should have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or an international secondary school year which is equivalent to Australian Year 12) with satisfactory results, OR successful completion of a recognised Foundation Studies program in Australia, OR successful completion of the international Baccalaureate Certificate, OR Successful completion of an Australian qualification of AQF level 3. An educational achievement which is greater than any of these is also suitable. e.g. successful completion of Australian Year 12
English Language Requirements
To enter this qualification, applicants must also meet English Language Requirements – IELTS (Academic) overall score of 5.5 or TOEFL IBT 46 or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or PTE Academic 42 or equivalent. English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
Applicants without the documented evidence to demonstrate the required English language competence may undertake the Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment online to achieve a result of ACSF level 3 to meet Paragon Polytechnic’s English Language entry requirement.
Applicants must also provide documentation according to Department of Home Affair (DHA) requirements. For further information on student visa assessment level and documentation, visit Department of Home Affairs’ website at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/
Additionally, all international students are required to:
undertake pre-training review to determine suitability for the course and student needs during the enrolment process.
complete an LLN assessment prior to the commencement of the course – it is a diagnostic process to identify if prospective student requires LLN support during study
Note: Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Relates to the learning achieved outside the formal education and training system. It is an assessment process that assesses the individual’s non-formal and informal learning. This may include any combination of formal or informal training and education, work experience or general life experience to determine the extent to which that individual has achieved the required learning outcomes, competency outcomes, or standards for entry to, and/or partial or total completion of, a qualification.
To receive RPL, we assess students previous work, education and life experiences against recognised qualifications.
Applications for RPL must be made prior to the commencement of the course – please speak with the Student Support Officer if you wish to apply. There is a fee for consideration of RPL applications.
Credit Transfer (CT)
If students have previously completed a unit with the same unit code or unit title as in students’ new course, students may be eligible for a credit transfer and students may not have to repeat that unit. Students will need to complete a credit transfer application form, and provide a certified copy of the transcript of statement of attainment. There is a fee for this process. Applications for credit transfer must be made prior to the commencement of the course.
Assessment will occur through a variety of methods, including but not limited to questioning, direct observation, presentation, project, role play, case studies etc.
Assessment conditions will ensure a simulated workplace environment.
Reflect real life work tasks.
Are required to be performed within industry standard timeframes as specified by assessors in relation to each task.
Are assessed using assessment criteria that relate to the quality of work expected by the industry.
Are performed to industry safety requirements as relevant.
Utilise authentic workplace documentation.
Require students to work with others as part of a team.
Require students to plan and prioritise competing work tasks.
Involve the use of standard, workplace equipment such as computers and software.
Ensure that students are required to consider workplace constraints such as time and budgets.
Mandatory Requirement for International Students
Student must meet their minimum student attendance requirements which is 80% of the required classroom hours of the whole course.
Student must meet ensure that they are successfully deemed competent for at least 50% of the units of competency enrolled in a study block or term.
Student must inform the Paragon Polytechnic immediately within 7 days of the change of address or contact.
Student transfer can be accommodated provided the student has completed 6 months of the principal course, or presented compassionate or compelling reasons for transfer. For more information about student transfer, please refer to Paragon Polytechnic’s Student Transfer Policy on www.paragon.edu.au or contact Paragon Polytechnic staff.
International student must attend the Orientation arranged by Paragon Polytechnic.
Student must have access to a laptop or computer with windows operating system and office application like Microsoft word at their own cost.
Units of Competency
Core Units 4
|BSBLDR502||Lead and manage effective workplace relationships||Core|
|BSBLDR511||Develop and use emotional intelligence||Core|
|BSBMGT517||Manage operational plan||Core|
|BSBWOR502||Lead and manage team effectiveness||Core|
Elective Units 8
|BSBCUS501||Manage quality customer service||Elective|
|BSBFIM501||Manage budgets and financial plans||Elective|
|BSBMGT502||Manage people performance||Elective|
|BSBWHS521||Ensure a safe workplace||Elective|
|BSBHRM405||Support the recruitment, selection and induction staff||Elective|
|BSBPMG522||Undertake project work||Elective|
|BSBMKG523||Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan||Elective|
|BSBHRM505||Manage remuneration and employee benefits||Elective|