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Diploma of Leadership & Management (VIC only)

  • Qualification:


  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    9 months

  • Start date:

    Monthly intake dates – enquire now!

  • Awarded by:

    Academies Australasia Polytechnic

  • Location:


  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    Area Manager | Department Manager | Regional Manager | General Manager (Small Business) | View all

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

What you'll learn

About this course

The Diploma of Leadership & Management, offered by AA Poly, prepares students to become leaders in their industry. Through this comprehensive course, you will develop sound theoretical understanding and practical skills to help you reach higher levels of management and leadership in business.

You'll learn how to inspire and lead staff towards positive outcomes; manage department budgets, finance, projects and operations; and understand management problems, improve processes and manage change.

By the time you graduate, you'll have the skills and confidence to take control of a department, lead a team of staff and make key management decisions to achieve results and shape success for the business.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Areas of study

In this leadership course, the subjects you may study include:

  • 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
  • BSBFIM501 - Manage budgets and financial plans
  • BSBLDR504 - Implement diversity in the workplace
  • BSBWHS501 - Ensure a safe workplace
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
  • BSBMKG510 - Plan E-Marketing communications
  • BSBSUS501 - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
Academies Australasia Polytechnic Study with Academies Australasia Polytechnic and experience their state of the art teaching and learning facility located in the vibrant city centre of Melbourne.

Enjoy an exciting learning experience with their indoor and outdoor study areas, recreational deck, tennis court, computer labs and more. Plus, their Bourke Street campus is within reach of Melbourne’s bustling business and finance centre, offering you more career possibilities.

Learn from skilled teachers with valuable industry knowledge and feel confident being qualified by AAPoly when you begin your career in IT, community services, hospitality or more. They’ve got over 15 years of experience and the dedication to help you get to where you want to be!
When you study with Academies Australasia Polytechnic you’ll become part of a supportive community both in and out of the classroom.

Turn to their experienced and supportive teachers, mentors or on-campus counsellor, who are all committed to making your time with AAPoly a positive one.

AAPoly’s Peer Mentor Support Program is the main component of their orientation. The program helps ensure you settle in well, promotes a healthy physical and mental wellbeing, and hosts loads of social events allowing you to meet fellow students and experience what Melbourne has to offer.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • Victoria: Melbourne

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Diploma of Leadership & Management from AA Poly.

Graduates will be equipped with the comprehensive skillset necessary to pursue a variety of leadership roles in any size business, such as area managers, regional managers, general managers and other middle management positions. Graduates can also choose to continue on to complete the Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management, or apply for a specialist course in business.

  • Area Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • General Manager (Small Business)

Payment options & support

Finance options

AA Poly offers a range of payment options to suit any budget:

  • Upfront payment - All course costs can be paid in full via VISA/MasterCard or bank deposit
  • Payment Plan
  • Skills First Funding - 2017 (VIC State Government Subsidised Funding) is available for eligible students

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