Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management

Cairns Vocational Course

Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management (BSB60420)

International students wishing to acquire the skills of senior management and provide strategic leadership. Individuals who are managers or experience as managers with or without formal qualifications in senior management positions with responsibility for strategic leadership across a range of business enterprises and industry contexts.

Course Duration

  • This course is delivered 40 weeks + 12 weeks of QLD school holidays.
  • Classes are rostered for 2½ days per week + Self-study component.
  • Overseas students are required to be enrolled in a full-time course to undertake study.
    For VET courses, a full-time course is a minimum of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.
  • Course scheduled days: Wednesday (half day: 8am-1pm) and Thursday & Friday (full day: 8am-4pm). It is subject to change. A timetable will be given to students during Induction.

Study Modes

  • VET courses are a “blended delivery” combining interactive/face-to-face classes, guided research, class group activities, theory research tutorial, project work & research, and independent learning with academic support resources tutorial available.
  • Academic support resources tutorial is available on the course scheduled days during school terms at CCEB.
  • One on one student support is available by appointment only.

Course Content

The BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management comprises 10 units packaged as:
5 core units PLUS 5 elective units.
Students must successfully complete the following units:

Core units

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

Elective units

BSBHRM613 Contribute to the development of learning and development strategies
BSBHRM615 Contribute to the development of diversity and inclusion strategies
BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development
BSBSTR801 Lead innovative thinking and practice
BSBSTR802 Lead strategic planning processes for an organisation

Course Entry Requirements

  • Applicants are to be over the age of 18.
  • Applicants should have reasonable computer skills including the ability to use and access to the internet.
  • English Proficiency:
    IELTS 6.0
    Completion of Advanced level CCEB
    C7 Level of CEFR – Common European Framework

Vocational Placement Requirements

No work placement hours required for this course.


Tuition Fee: $8,900
Materials Fee: $200
Enrolment Fee: $300

Term payment plans available.
Please familiarise yourself with CCEB’s Refund and Cancellation Policy.

Intake Dates


  • 12 July
  • 5 October


  • 24 January
  • 18 April
  • 11 July
  • 3 October

Career Opportunities

  • Area Manager
  • General Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Business Owner
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Development Manager


All information was accurate at time of publication, however CCEB policies, tuition fees and course content are subject to change without notice. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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