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Course Description

National Qualification Code: BSB60420

The Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management covers the knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

Graduates at this level use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters.

They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.

Entry Requirements

Entry to this qualification is limited to those who:

  • Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions).


  • Have two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise.


Graduate Career Path

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Business Manager

  • Executive Manager

Upcoming Intake Dates

  • 24/07/2023

  • 16/10/2023

  • 05/02/2024

  • 29/04/2024


The course duration: 1 year: 4 terms; 9 weeks per term

Course Delivery

​The course is 4 terms for 36 weeks, timetabled for 20 hours per week. The timetable is organised to suit students already working during the day. You attend the course in the evenings, some online study and work placement.

Classroom learning - There is 8 hours face-to-face learning in the classroom per week supported with PowerPoints. Classroom learning includes lectures supported by presentations plus visual topic content, with practice time and group and oral work. Your materials are provided either in print or digital copy that can be accessed as part of the course. There is an extra cost for the textbook, please refer to the fees table.

Online learning - There is 4 hours study online per week. Online learning follows the units you are studying in class and includes reading topics, research and extra materials.


Students are required to complete a range of tasks as part of the assessment requirements for each unit. To perform at your best, you will probably need to work on the assessments outside of class time. Assessments methods may include:

  • Practical demonstrations where you will be observed by one of our assessors in a simulated environment and in your work placement

  • Knowledge based tests which contain written short answer questions

  • Projects for you to investigate and complete in your own time.

  • Logbook from work placement signed by your supervisor contributes to assessment 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

AMBI recognises certificates and statement of attainment issued by other registered training organisation and the skills and knowledge that students may have gained through any previous studies and at workplace and life experiences. RPL and credit transfer can be applied for at the time of enrolment or during orientation. A fee is payable for assessing your RPL status.  


Course Completion

Upon successful completion of all the required units of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised qualification in BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management. Students who do not complete all required units may be eligible for a Statement of Attainment in partial completion of a BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management.

For the latest updates, more information, course locations, and upcoming intake dates, contact us via email at or call us at (02) 8076 2248.

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Our course has been designed to meet the requirements for the BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

It contains 10 units of competency (5 core and 5 electives) and if delivered in the following stages:

Unit Code          Unit Name

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 business plans

BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement

Elective units 

BSBOPS505 Manage Organisational Customer Service

BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace

BSBOPS504 Manage business risk

BSBPEF501 Manage Personal And Professional Development

BSBTEC601 Review Organisation Digital Strategy

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