BSB60420 - Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

National Code


CRICOS Course Code



52 weeks of delivery (including holiday breaks)

Total Course Fees

$AU 15,600

Tuition Fees

$AU 14,100

Non-Tuition Fee

$AU 1,500

Mode of study

Face to face in classroom with access to a simulated environment.

Delivery location

13 Tarkin Court, Bell Park, Victoria 3215, Australia

Volume of learning

1200 hours

Please Note: Students are required to attend a minimum 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.

Course Description

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.

Course Structure

To achieve this qualification, student must complete following 10 unit of competencies.

  • 5 core unit, plus
  • 5 elective units

Unit of Competency

Code Unit of Competency Core/Elective


Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving



Develop and implement business plans



Provide leadership across the organisation



Manage innovation and continuous improvement



Lead and manage organisational change



Manage organisational finances



Develop organisational strategies



Lead corporate social responsibility



Review organisational digital strategy



Facilitate stakeholder engagement


This will be delivered over 52 weeks including holiday breaks. Students are required to attend a minimum 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.

Entry Requirements

Age requirements

Students must be above 18 years of age while filling up the application form.

Pre-training Review

The Pre-Training Review (PTR) will be conducted prior to the enrolment into your course of studies to ensure that the training and assessment provided by IIT is able to meet the student’s individual needs. Students are required to fill up the PTR form submits it along with the application form.

IIT will review the student’s current competencies, student needs, English level, support requirements and oral communication skills, to enrol them in the most appropriate course to achieve their intended outcomes.

English Language Requirements for International students.

International students applying for this course either off-shore or on-shore will require either a minimum IELTS test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course.

or IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 10 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course.

or IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 20 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course.

or Oxford Placement test with score 61 or higher.

Note: Results older than two years are not acceptable.

Refer to Enrolment Kit available on IIT’s website additional information.

Academic Requirements

To enter this course delivered at International Institute of Training, applicants should have successfully 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.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN)

Students undertaking this course must possess sound Numeracy skills since it requires them to do calculations, prepare reports, review market requirements, etc. To determine this, students wanting to study at IIT are required to undertake LLN test prior to the commencement of the course.  Based on the test outcome, students may be identified as requiring internal support and/or external support.

LLN test will be conducted on campus by using an ACSF mapped online LLN assessment tool - LLN Robot under the supervision of qualified LLN Trainer/Assessor. Students are required to undertake a language, literacy, and numeracy test (LLN) according to the following qualification:

BSB60420 - Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management ACSF performance Level 4

Computer literacy requirements

All students enrolling into this course at International Institute of Training must have basic computer skills. Student are required to fill in the questions related to computer and internet skills in the Pre-Training Review form provided along with the application form.

Students who do not possess basic computing skills will be provided with basic computer using support. Students can contact International Institute of Training for any further information or assistance.

Students may contact IIT for any further information or assistance on 1300 651 348.

Materials and Equipment Required

Institute will provide access to computers/laptops with required resources during classroom hours however to work on assignments and tasks for self-study all leaners are expected to have access to a laptop or computer with the Windows 7 operating system or higher. Students must have an active email address for communication and be contactable by phone (mobile or landline) and by mail (postal address). All leaners are expected to have access to MS office application such as Microsoft Word, an email platform.

Assessment Methods

All assessments of units of competency will be conducted according to the assessment guidelines and competency standards of the official Training Package for this qualification. Assessment methods includes oobservation, case studies, projects, reports, presentations, role plays, Knowledge Test.


Pathways from the qualification

Successful completion may enable the student to apply for BSB80320-Graduate Diploma of strategic Leadership or BSB80120 -Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) or degree Level courses at other institutions.

Employment Pathway:
Units in this qualification reflect the knowledge and skills of individuals with significant experience in:

  • Department Manager
  • Senior Manager

Above pathway information is in line with qualification description on National Training Register (, it doesn't imply any job guarantee or job role at the end of the course. International Institute of Training doesn’t claim any employment outcome or job guarantee associated with its courses as it will be misleading.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

IIT recognises qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other Registered Training Organisations in Australia and offers all students the option of Recognised Prior Learning and Credit Transfer. For further details, please refer to the Student Handbook or enquire on campus by calling at 1300 651 348 or email us at

Course Information may not be sufficient to make an Enrolment decision. Please refer to the information provided in Enrolment Kit available on the website.