BSB60420 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management


Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

BSB60420 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (106497M)

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.

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.

76 weeks (68 Weeks study + 8 weeks holidays). Students are required to attend a minimum 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.

Various intake and start dates available. Contact us or call 02 9633 2779 for more information

Training will be conducted face to face on a fulltime basis in a classroom, with simulated work environment.

Assessment methods may include: knowledge questions, projects, written reports, portfolio of work, assignment, case study, self-assessment, observation and role play.

All assessments are conducted in accordance with the principles of assessment (fairness, flexibility, validity and reliability) and rules of evidence (validity, sufficiency, authenticity and currency).

By the end of BSB60420 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (106497M) qualification students will be able to:

  • Identify complex issue for resolution within scope of job role and in consultation with relevant stakeholders.
  • Gather, interpret and analyse textual information when developing the business plan and monitoring operational performance
  • Lead and manage orgnisational change
  • Manage innovation and continuous Improvement

Entry to BSB60420 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (106497M) qualification is limited to those who:

Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions).


Have two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise.

Apsley College has the following entry requirements:

International students must:

All students must complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test prior to the commencement of the course.

  • Be at least 18 years of age and have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
    • Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
    • Successful completion of an English Placement Test

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.
All students must complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test prior to the commencement of the course.

All credit transfer applications must be supported by appropriate documentation. This may be in the form of a nationally recognised qualification certificate, transcript, and/or a statement of attainment, which corresponds with the same qualification code and name, unit code, and title as those included in the student application and date/duration of the course. For details, please refer to the credit transfer policy and procedure.

Units in BSB60420 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (106497M) qualification reflect the knowledge and skills of individuals with significant experience in:

  • Area Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Department Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Corporate or Operations Manager

Above pathway information is in line with qualification description on National Training Register, it does not imply any job guarantee or job role at the end of the course. Apsley college does not claim any employment outcome or job guarantee associated with its courses as it will be misleading.

The further study pathways available to learners who undertake BSB60420 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (106497M) qualification include, Bachelor of Business or other equivalent higher education qualifications.

Note: Apsley college does not offer the qualifications listed above in possible study pathways.

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Course Structure

Code Title Core or Elective
BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change Core
BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving Core
BSBLDR602 Provide leadership across the organisation Core
BSBOPS601 Develop and implement business plans Core
BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement Core
BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace Elective
BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development Elective
BSBSTR602 Develop organisational strategies Elective
BSBHRM611 Contribute to organisational performance development Elective
BSBSUS601 Lead corporate social responsibility Elective