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  • BSB60420

Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

At a glance

At a glance

Upgrade your career in business with this advanced qualification that will give you the skills to seek employment as a human resources manager or senior executive.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Senior Executive
  • Executive Manager or Director
COURSE OUTCOME

BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

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Course overview

Course overview

Upgrade your career in business with this advanced qualification. Management, HR and business are strong growth industries with attractive earning capacities. This course will give you the skills you need to seek employment in a leadership role in HR or as a senior executive.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, the number of people working as senior managers is expected to see stable future growth over the coming years. This large occupation is expected to create around 15,000 job openings over the next five years with opportunities available in manufacturing, health care, and public administration. 

You will be mentored in how to develop and implement business and strategic plans, manage risk, establish and maintain strategic networks, and use innovation in business. Our highly experienced team of industry leaders will give you the one-on-one mentorship to succeed in your studies and beyond.

Successful completion of this course will give you the specialised skills to lead in HR or as a senior executive or managerial director. You will also gain the knowledge you need to undertake further studies in your field.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 5 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBCRT611
Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
BSBLDR601
Lead and manage organisational change
BSBLDR602
Provide leadership across the organisation
BSBOPS601
Develop and implement business plans
BSBSTR601
Manage innovation and continuous improvement
UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBCMM511
Communicate with influence
BSBFIN601
Manage organisational finances
BSBHRM614
Contribute to strategic workforce planning
BSBHRM615
Contribute to the development of diversity and inclusion strategies
BSBSTR602
Develop organisational strategies

Note: For some courses, not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Money IconVet Student Loan - $10,813 cap

This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Domestic students
While there are no formal entry requirements for this course, TAFE Queensland requires the following selection criteria for Domestic students only:

  • Entry into the mainstream course is via direct entry and it is highly recommended that you have either of the following:-
    • Diploma of Leadership and Management, Diploma of Human Resources or other relevant qualifications; or
    • Vocational experience but without formal supervision or management qualification.  
  • Entry into the accelerated course is via an application process and it is recommended that participants of the accelerated course, have 5 years work experience preferably in the areas of management or business, and an understanding of issues relevant to medium and large organisations.
  • Students should be currently working in a supervisory or team leader role.


International students
The following selection criteria requirements apply only to International students:

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - For a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International; and
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.


Applicants should be a minimum of 17 years of age and turning 18 during the first year of study with TAFE Queensland. International students who are under 18 years of age and are applying for a student visa are required by the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs to have adequate welfare arrangements in place. TAFE Queensland has entered an agreement with Union Institute of Language (UIL) to facilitate the provision of the welfare services (fees apply).

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, 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 use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You are also required to have access to a calculator, a laptop or tablet device, a USB, a headset including microphone.

Need to know

Please note that some units within this qualification may require one or more videos to be recorded and uploaded as a part of the assessment requirements. 

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


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. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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Get started with TAFE Queensland

If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Federation University
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland