BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management - 40 weeks full-time study
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.



Total number of units = 12

4 core units plus 8 elective units, of which:

BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBLDR504 Implement diversity in the workplace
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans

Full details are available in the Course Information Booklet.

Career Pathways

Career Pathways

Potential Job Roles for this qualification include:

  • Business Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Sales Team Manager


    We have built up an enviable network of career partners across a broad spectrum of industries including legal, accountancy, health, property management, media, transport, travel and business. Many of Sydney's top legal and business firms come to us first when seeking new graduates to hire. St Patrick's graduates have a reputation for being polished, professional and able to hit the ground running, as they've been trained in the skills employers in the contemporary business environment are looking for.

    Read more about our Job Placement Program and Career Partner Network here >>


    The Diploma of Business is also a pathway to university. As a St Patrick's graduate, you will be guaranteed entry, with eight credit points, into the second year of a Bachelor of Business Degree with the University of New England. This degree course is completed online, which allows you the flexibility to work full-time and earn while you learn. Read more here >>


    Many young adult school leavers are seeking financial independence and options for being able to carve out their own way in life. Leaving school after completing Year 10 or Year 11 can be a great way to give yourself a head start on the career ladder, if you make sure you have the right vocational skills that employers in the 21st century are looking for.A St Patrick's Diploma provides school leavers with the opportunity to acquire not only practical business skills, but even more importantly the time to mature and develop life skills such as professional presentation and job preparation in the lead up to interviews. Read more here >>


    As part of developing a corporate profile and presentation skills, St Patrick's students wear a corporate style of dress for classes. This is based on employers' expectations in the workplace, and prepares graduates for looking polished and professional at all times.



    Vet Student Loans are available. This is a student loan scheme funded by the Commonwealth Government to assist eligible students pay for their Diploma tuition fees. Eligible students can defer all of their tuition fees or pay some tuition fees upfront and defer the balance. Click here for more information >>


    Interested in joining the St Patrick's Pathway to Success? Submit an Application for Enrolment Form or Contact Us if you'd like more information.



    Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

    BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management or other relevant qualification/s


    with vocational experience assisting in a range of environments providing administrative or operational support to individuals and/or teams but without a formal business qualification.

    Examples of indicative job roles for candidates seeking entry based upon their vocational experience include:

  • Business Development Manager
  • Business Manager
  • Corporate Services Manager
  • Distribution Centre Manager
  • Information Services Manager
  • Legal Practice Manager
  • Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Public Sector Manager
  • Senior Manager (Public Sector)
  • Transport Manager
  • Warehouse Manager

  • This breadth of expertise would equate to the competencies required to undertake this qualification.
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