BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course CRICOS code: 102449G

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.Individuals 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.

The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link:

International Institute of Education welcomes all international students who meet our entry requirements. Typically, you are an international student who is:

  • Seeking to pursue a career in in leadership and management
  • Seeking to enter a new industry sector
  • Seeking a pathway to higher-level qualifications
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
  • Educated for 5 years in an English speaking country; or
  • Successful completion of an English Placement Test
  • Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted.  You are required to provide your results so that we can confirm they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

    This qualification will be delivered over 78 weeks, including 60 weeks of training and assessment spread over 6 terms of 10 weeks and 18 weeks of holidays. Holidays are 3 weeks per term.

    Class sessions are planned to ensure that students have a mixture of practical and theoretical components and those classes cater for a wide variety of learning styles.  Additionally, workplace practices and environments are simulated and used to conduct skills based assessments in accordance with unit requirements.

    The timing for this course will be advised in the Letter of Offer.

    This course will be delivered face-to-face in a classroom-based setting which includes the simulation of workplace based environment.

    The course is delivered at:

    Suite 201, 16-18 Wentworth Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150

    Students of this course will learn a broad range of senior leadership and management improvement leading and managing organizational change, managing human resources strategic planning, developing and implementing strategic plans and developing systematic approaches to managing WHS. In addition, students will learn how to develop marketing and business plans develop marketing and business plans develop and implement diversity policies evaluate international marketing opportunities provide leadership across the organization and contribute to organizational development roles.

    Students who complete this course may wish to further their study into the BSB80615 Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) or a range of Graduate Diploma qualifications or higher education qualifications in Management or Business.

    Four (4) core units and eight (8) elective units are required for the award of the BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management. Units have been selected in accordance with the packaging rules and are relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and qualification level.

    Units included in this qualification are:

    Code Title Core or Elective
    BSBFIM601 Manage finances Core
    BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change Core
    BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation Core
    BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan Core
    BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement Elective
    BSBINM601 Manage knowledge and information Elective
    BSBMGT616 Develop and implement strategic plans Elective
    BSBMKG609 Develop a marketing plan Elective
    BSBKG608 Develop organisational marketing objectives Elective
    BSBWHS605 Develop, implement and maintain WHS management systems Elective
    BSBRSK501 Manage risk Elective
    BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Elective

    Note that for international students, satisfactory course progress and attendance is required in order to meet visa requirements. More information can be found in the International Student Handbook that also includes information on the specific support that is available to international students.  Students who are identified as being at risk of not meeting course progress and attendance requirements will be provided with additional support as recorded in an intervention strategy. The student handbook can be found online at

    Upon acceptance of a student’s application for enrolment, an Offer Letter and Student Agreement will be sent to you. You should carefully review the document as it will provide all necessary information about the course of study, as well as terms and conditions.  Once we receive your signed Offer Letter and Student Agreement we will issue an invoice with your first instalment showing and once this has been paid, a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) letter will be issued to you.

    The first day of each course will include orientation and induction. Orientation will include information about the campus, living in Australia, accessing our support services and methods for achieving success throughout the course, including course progress and attendance requirements.

    This course brochure should be read in conjunction with International Institute of Education International Student Handbook. This can be found online at

    All students will be provided with a range of learning support options and resources to help them achieve competency.  This includes:

    • Academic and personal support.
    • Referral to external support services.

    Students are required to attend 15 hours of classroom training per week, as well as complete 5 hours of structured self-study.Homework is expected to be approximately 5 hours a week.Homework will include reading and general research for assessments. Timetable information will be provided in the student’s Letter of Offer and Written Agreement. Students may commence this course at the start of any unit.

    Assessment methods used for this qualification will provide a range of ways for individuals to demonstrate that they have met the required outcomes including:

    • Projects
    • Presentations
    • Report writing
    • Observations
    • Questioning (oral or written)

    At the beginning of each unit, trainers will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed.

    The costs for this course are as follows:

    Enrolment fee: $250 (non-refundable)

    Material Fee: $250

    Tution fees: $15000

    Total Course Cost: $15500 ( Including Material Fees and Enrolment Fees)

    Non-Tuition fees: May apply and can be found in the International Student Handbook.

    • A detailed payment plan and payment arrangements are provided in the Letter of offer and Written Agreement. Non-payment of course fees may result in cancellation of enrolment. Course fees do not include laptops, computer software or textbooks, which are to be purchased at the student’s own cost.
    • The textbooks, laptops and software may be purchased by students through the RTO referred suppliers or any other suppliers that offer the resources noting that costs may vary at the time of purchase. Regarding the textbooks, students may choose to purchase either the eBook/digital edition or print version to suit their needs.
    • International students are also required to take out Overseas Health Insurance Cover before arriving in Australia. International Institute of Education provides details of OSHC providers in the International Student Handbook.

    Additional costs associated with living in Australia are outlined in the International Student Handbook. Students should carefully review these costs in relation to budgeting. Further information can be found at

    Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning) as per the information included in our International Student Handbook, which is available at

    For international students, the granting of course credit may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course.

    The result of an application for credit and any changes to fees or course duration will be advised to students in writing.

    If course credit is granted following issuance of the Confirmation of Enrolment, students will receive a new Confirmation of Enrolment showing a reduced duration.

    For any questions about course credit, contact us at the details shown below.

    To enroll for this course an enrolment form must be completed. which can be emailed or posted to students or downloaded from our website. The enrolment form should be completed and then sent to us along with all of the required documentation.

    For more information about our selection and enrolment processes, contact us at the details shown below.

    Call our office on 0061(02)88972125 or email us at