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CRICOS Course Code: 106781G

National Qualification Code: BSB60420

Course Duration: 52 Weeks


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.


Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Business Manager

  • Executive Manager


  • Applicants must be 18 years or above


  • Academic IELTS 5.5 overall, no less than 5.0 in each band,


  • Upper intermediate or EAP from approved ELICOS/ESL centre


  • Evidence of successful completion of a VET course at Certificate IV or above level in Australia.

And have sufficient experience requirement:

  • Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions).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


​The course is 4 terms for 36 weeks. The course is timetabled for 20 hours per week.

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.


Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management has 4 intakes per year so you can start your course without delay. There are 4 terms of 9 weeks. See the intake dates for more information on our full year Academic Calendar on the website.


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


You will complete work placement under the supervision of a qualified trainer or co-ordinator. This placement can be in one or more locations to suit your interests to have the access available at your work site(s). The cost of travel to work experience sites are at the expense of individual students. The work placement will be arranged to meet your backgrounds and career paths. We will provide help and support while you complete your placements. We expect the students to complete the work placement gradually, which means usually one day a week for 4 terms, but this can vary to suit both the student and placement. Placement is not paid employment but could lead to employment as the course progresses. Work placements area a valuable experience for students.


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 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 the simulated environment and in your work placement

  • Knowledge based test 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


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 at the time of enrolment or during orientation. A fee is payable for assessing your RPL status. This may affect the international student visa and shorten your course duration.  


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 Managemen. 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.


A Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management provides a pathway for graduates to work as a business manager in most of current national and multi-national businesses.


Th Australian Massage and Beauty Institute is located at 86 Keppel St, Bathurst NSW 2795 Australia. Our facilities include classrooms, practical rooms, student clinic, printing and photocopying facility and a student common area. The college is Wi-Fi enabled and students can bring their own laptop computer or mobile device. Students wear the college uniform which is black trousers, black closed shoes and the AMBI T-shirt. Students may be required to wear a salon uniform on work placement.

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