Diploma of Leadership and Management

This course meets the 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.

Course Rundown

Build in-demand leadership skills for an exciting career helping teams succeed with this practical online Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915) course from Patrick Careers Academy. 

Designed for a broad range of students seeking to build new skills and knowledge in leading and managing teams and businesses, this course provides a solid foundation for school graduates seeking to start a new career, staff looking to progress, or entrepreneurs interested in starting their own venture. 

In this course, you’ll study a range of fundamental business skills, including operational planning, workplace relationships, team effectiveness, risk management, and managing meetings, budgets and competing work priorities. You’ll have the opportunity to learn how to work with emotional intelligence and manage diversity in the workplace, equipping you with essential insights and interpersonal abilities to effectively support diverse and high-performing teams. 

If you like problem-solving, thinking big and getting things done, a career in leadership and management could be for you. This exciting online course is your next career step.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

What You’ll Learn

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
  • 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

Why study with Patrick Careers Academy?

Get on the right pathway to success with a nationally accredited Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Business Administration, Leadership and Management, Marketing or more from Patrick Careers Academy.

With over 9,000 graduates under their belt, you can trust Patrick Careers Academy to give you the thorough training and confidence to succeed. Between 2010 and 2015, Patrick Careers Academy achieved a 95-100% placement rate for Diploma graduates seeking full-time employment or choosing to continue on to university. Discover the Patrick Careers Academy difference today!

Student Support

Patrick Careers Academy’s philosophy is all about nurturing student’s needs and creating a learner-friendly environment.

They’ve created and enlisted a range of recourses to help make every step of your study journey as seamless as possible. Head to their student info hub, which includes helpful study, tips, student handbook and loads more.

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:

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915) course from Patrick Careers Academy. 

This practical course provides you with the foundation knowledge required to seek employment in a broad range of leadership and management roles across a diverse range of industries. You may choose to seek employment as a team leader, operations manager, general manager, project leader or strategic planning lead, in industries including construction, finance, technology, engineering, arts and media, hospitality, education, retail, mining and more. 

This course offers the opportunity to build sought-after abilities coaching people and teams to succeed, and provides in-demand skills required in the exciting and challenging business world.

Curious about where a career in management could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Patrick Careers Academy offers upfront payment or payment plans for this course. The fee for this course is $9,000, or monthly payments of $750 over 12 months.