Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

VET Course Code: BSB60420  |  CRICOS Code: 105658G

Our Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management deepens the credentials of students who previously earned the Diploma in this series. It applies the latest management theory to real-world situations to enhance your analytical thinking, organisational ability, decision-making, and people management skills.

At a Glance




Gold Coast


44 wk tuition
+ 8 wk holidays
= 52 weeks


Weekly intakes

Industry Trends

Government projections show that by 2024 the number of jobs for this profession will grow by 18% in Canberra, and by 26% on the Gold Coast*.

*Statistics on projected employment growth are available on the Labour Market Information Portal at

Potential Income

The Fair Work Ombudsman and Payscale report income for the roles this qualification is suited to ranges from $55,000-$175,000 comprised of salary and bonuses, based on hours and performance.

Career Prospects

Career pathways for graduates of this qualification include;

  • Operations Manager
  • Call Centre Manager
  • Human Resources Professional
  • Office Manager
  • Sales & Marketing Manager
  • and professional roles in a variety of industries.

Course Details


Our Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB60420) is government-approved and fully accredited.

Because the local and global business environment is volatile and competitive, there's no room for error. Companies hire and fast-track professionally-trained leaders who know how to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources, make sound decisions and lead change through staff who are properly directed, motivated, and measured. This training provides current and aspiring leaders with proven methods to plan, build and optimise any team or business.

Course Fees

Offshore Fee


Enrolment Fee: $250
Materials Fee: $300

Discounts may apply. Ask your Education Agent about our latest scholarships and multi-course packages

Onshore Fees


Enrolment Fee: $250
Materials Fee: $300

Discounts may apply. Ask your Education Agent about our latest scholarships and multi-course packages

Entry Requirements

Admission is limited to students aged 18+ with minimum English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 (overall band) or equivalent; minimum Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (or foreign equivalent), and either a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from a BSB Training Package or two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role.

Prior to commencement, students intending to travel to Australia must secure a student visa or temporary graduate visa. Where you have a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) and visa but cannot travel to Australia, the course may commence online. You may choose to undertake the course online outside Australia with no visa and no CoE, to build a bank of AQF credits (#QualBanking) before applying for a student or temporary graduate visa.

You will submit a pre-training assessment review to assess if the course is appropriate for your interests and abilities, plus an LLN to determine learner needs.

Units of Study

In order to achieve the BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management, students must satisfactorily complete 10 units of competency:

5 core units  plus 5 elective 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 a business plan
BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement

Elective Units

BSBSUS601 Lead corporate social responsibility
BSBMGK623 Develop marketing plans
BSBFIN601 Manage finances
BSBHRM614 Contribute to strategic workforce planning
BSBSTR602 Develop organisational strategies

Additional Information

Course Delivery

The Capital College materials fee provides all required texts for this course, plus access to our student portal and online tools. The sequencing of delivery is:

  1. Reading course texts (online) and other learning materials;
  2. Attending face-to-face classes (currently replaced by webinars);
  3. Attending to online quizzes and case studies;
  4. Applying learning in context outside of the classroom;
  5. Online forums for information.

The following learning techniques are employed:

  1. Trainer presentations & demonstrations;
  2. Individual tasks;
  3. Contextualised case studies;
  4. Quizzes;
  5. Research;
  6. Role-plays; and
  7. Practical group work.

RPL & Credit Transfer

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)

You may be eligible for RPL if you have sufficient life or work experience to meet the requirements of one or more whole units of competency within this qualification. A fee will be quoted on application.

We recognise all Australian Qualification Framework Certificates and Statements of Attainment issued by other Registered Training Organisations in Australia. You will need to provide the original Certificate or Statement of Attainment (or a certified copy).
We charge no fee on applications for Credit Transfer under National Recognition. All applications for RPL or Credit Transfer must be made prior to the commencement of the course.

RPL assessment attracts a fee for the assessment of each unit.


Assessment will take place at a Capital College campus, or online.

Written projects will be completed by students in their own time.

All activities will be conducted by duly accredited assessors.

Assessors will provide detail of all assessment requirements in advance.

Three assessment attempts will be provided, with support. If satisfactory competence is not observed, the student may be advised to enrol in further relevant training.

What to Study Next?

Students who are awarded this qualification may progress to the Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership (BSB80320) and/or articulation to one of our Higher Education pathway partners, after satisfying each course’s prerequisites.

Upon successful completion of the 10 units of competency in this course, students will be issued the BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management qualification.

If a student does not complete the full qualification but has successfully achieved units, a Statement of Attainment will be issued, indicating the units completed. Graduates may be eligible for credit towards a university and/or guaranteed entry to a top Australian University.

Capital College has also secured articulation pathways with several leading higher education institutes- learn more and check out our list of partner universities.

Studying with Capital College

The People

Our Student's Stories

All our students have a story to tell. Read more about why our students made the choice to study with Capital College and how they have gone to achieve their dreams. 


Why Capital College?

Our success story is built on our students and their experience in their studies with us. If you are looking for reasons why to choose Capital College for your studies- start here. 

Job Ready Pathways

Job Ready Pathways

Whether you’re living abroad, studying online or already in Australia, our education pathways are a fully customisable way to chart your course.

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