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BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

BSB60420 | CRICOS: 106520F

Strengthen your leadership skills and abilities in all areas of management with Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management at Queensland Academy of Technology.

Do you have years of leadership or management experience in industry, and want to further your education? If so, the Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management at QAT is for you. You’ll gain the necessary knowledge and skills required to confidentially pursue a leadership role.

Course Description

The Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management qualification covers a wide range of core knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management which can be be applied across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

With Australia's management, human resources, and business industries exhibiting strong growth and attractive earning capabilities, you can enter this career path knowing you are in high demand in the workforce.

QAT's unique student-centered approach focuses on the education model enabling students to make the most of a rewarding career in modern business leadership and management.

in this course, you will gain necessary knowledge and skills required to develop and implement business and strategic plans, establish and maintain strategic networks, manage risk and use innovation in business.

Enhance your opportunities with this high-level qualification in leadership and management and set yourself up with advanced skills to succeed as a leader in a field that:

  • has a fast growing future
  • is diverse and filled with opportunities
  • offers great job prospects
  • is dynamic and ever changing
  • everyday is a brand new experience
  • pathway opportunities to further studies

Course Duration and Study Options

  • 52 weeks (2 days per week)
  • Distance learning - 5 hours
  • Full time - Wednesday and Friday

Entry Requirements

  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent* (No bands below 5.0).
  • Students who have not completed Year 12 (or equivalent) must have relevant work experience or a qualification that indicate a likely success of course completion.

*Alternatively, students are required to take a pre-test before enrolment.

Tuition Fees

From $6,000**

**Check Fees and Funding or contact QAT for latest promotion.


All vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment types that may include examinations, essays, reports, group tasks, portfolios and/ or presentations.

Payment Options

We have many payment options available depending on each individual student. Please Contact QAT to know what payment option suits you.

Why Study Business with QAT?

At QAT our aim is to assist you in reaching the required competence and confidence to succeed within the Business industry.

Join QAT industry award winning trainers who will provide you with the individual training support to successfully achieve your diploma, reach your career goals and gain employment in the Business industry.

  • This course will equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to become a qualified manager, director or senior executive.
  • This qualification is nationally recognised.
  • Our trainers are qualified, industry-experienced professionals who provide one-on-one support to ensure you have the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the field.
  • Students will be trained in real world settings and acquire job-ready skills through their training.
  • Successful completion of this course will enable you to work as a manager in business, human resources, or sales, or complete further study with our university pathways.

Qualification Units

Lead and amnage organisational change
Provide leadership across the organisation
Manage innovation and continuous improvement
Apply critical thinking for complex problem-solving
Develop organisational strategies
Develop and implement business plans
Develop critical thinking in others
Lead communication in the workplace
Manage personal and professional development
Communicate with influence

Employment Opportunities

Job prospects upon successful completion of this course include:

  • Managing Director
  • Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Quarry Business Manager
  • Area Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Senior Executive

Further Study

Upon successful completion of this course, students can pursue further studies from our wide range of university pathways.

Our pathways for this course include the following study areas:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Commerce
  • Hotel Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Tourism

Students can have up to 12 units (1.5 years) credit transferred.

For more information on our university pathways, please see University Pathways

Any Questions?

For assistance, our Enrolments Team are more than happy to help you with any questions you may have.
Contact us now and we'll get you started.

Course Overview

  • Duration

    52 weeks

  • Delivery Mode

    Campus, Distance

  • Units


  • Intake Dates

    Every 6 weeks*

  • Cost

    From $6,000

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