BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership & Management

Cairns Vocational Course

BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership & Management (CRICOS 105437J)

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

Course Duration

  • This course is delivered 40 tuition weeks + term breaks
  • Classes are rostered for 3 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.

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 BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management comprises 12 units packaged as:
6 core units PLUS 6 elective units.
Students must successfully complete the following units:

Core units

BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence
BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others
BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness

Elective units

BSBHRM524 Coordinate workforce plan implementation
BSBLDR522 Manage people performance
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk
BSBOPS505 Manage organisational customer service
BSBTWK501 Lead diversity and inclusion
BSBTWK503 Manage meetings

Course Entry Requirements

  • Successful completion of Certificate IV in a related field or two years equivalent “full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or supervisory role in an enterprise
  • 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 5.5
    Completion of Advanced level CCEB
    C1 Level of CEFR – Common European Framework
    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, applicants completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while applicants held a student visa

Vocational Placement Requirements

No work placement hours required for this course.


Tuition Fee: $8,500
Materials Fee: $200
Enrolment Fee: $300

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

Intake Dates


  • 5 October


  • 24 January
  • 19 April
  • 11 July
  • 4 October

Career Opportunities

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Small Business Owner/Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Office Manager
  • Operations Manager

Further Studies

On completion of BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management, students may pursue the Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management at CCEB or other CRICOS registered training organisations.


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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