The Double Diploma of Leadership & Management is a popular choice among individuals who want to fast-track an outstanding management career. 

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This is a nationally accredited qualification

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Course Description

This training program focuses on developing the real skills relevant to everyday work situations from a management perspective, and combines the foundational and advanced skills articulated by the Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management. Participants build industry-ready expertise in order to successfully respond to emerging business opportunities.

Course Features

Online Learning offers participants a unique combination of e-learning methodologies that are fully supported and highly integrated:

  • Study when it suits – with no set class timetable, you can study when and where you like, tailoring your education to suit lifestyle, family, and employment commitments
  • Personal support – you'll be guided through your studies via an interactive, web-based educational experience. Our participants receive the same high level of support as an on-campus student, maximising chances of success
  • Structured learning – regular timed intakes mean you can look forward to a structured learning environment. This ensures continuous progression via the benefits of flexible Online Learning
  • Full access to resources – detailed course materials, student email, forums, live chat, recorded lectures, quizzes and assessments, links to external resource materials and videos.
  • Access to Upskilled's Student Rewards Program
  • Unlimited access to world leading video training provider

Course Duration

This course is delivered online over a duration of 12-18 months. 

Professional Recognition

Graduates of the course are eligible to apply for membership to the Australian Institute of Management (AIM), a key professional development partner for managers. 


Graduates receive the nationally accredited award BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership & Management and BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to meet one of the following entry criteria:

  • Australian Year 12 or equivalent
  • Certificate IV
  • Demonstrated skills acquired through work experience
  • Demonstrate via Admissions Interview (either in person or by phone) that they have the skills and capability to succeed in the course.

Students will be required to have regular access to a computer and internet access to complete this course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

If you have studied previously, or have work experience that relates directly to your course, you may be exempt from one or more course components through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). If you feel you may be eligible for RPL, the first step is to familiarise yourself with the Course Credit Policy & Procedure (Recognition of Prior Learning) and complete an Application for RPL Assessment.

Unit Outline

The Double Diploma of Leadership & Management consists of 14 Units of Competency, as identified in the Business Services Training Package. All units must be successfully completed to attain both the Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management.  Below is an outline of the subjects included.  For a full breakdown of all Units of Competency please contact our Education Managers.

Unit Code
Unit Name
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development  
BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence 
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness 
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan

Develop a workplace learning environment

BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBPMG Undertake project work
BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning 
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation
ICTICT606 Develop communities of practice 
PSPGOV602B Establish and maintain strategic networks

Develop and implement a business plan

BSBMGT616 Develop and implement strategic plans
BSBINM601 Manage knowledge and information
BSBCUE604 Develop and maintain a service level strategy
BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement
BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change 
BSBFIM601 Manage finances
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

Career Outcome

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have senior or managerial responsibilities. They may oversee the work of others, or perform specialised roles in which they do not supervise others but provide strategic leadership.

Relevant job roles

  • Area Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Regional Manager

Further study

This qualification is an established pathway for degree-level studies.

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