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BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management

BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements.

They plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.

BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management is ideal for students who:

  • have considerable experience in your respective industries or vocational areas
  • have an informed perspective of specific work requirements with your managerial approaches
  • can apply solutions plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems
  • can identify, analyse information from a variety of sources
  • are engaged to manage the work of others or to add value to or review management practices.

Study Pathways

This course may be a pathway to further study. Related courses include:

Location, dates and times

Campbell Street Campus / Clarence Campus

  • Next Intake:  2020

Information Sessions:
Following the information session, interested students will be invited to complete a questionnaire to help progress their application

Please bring the following with you:

  • Unique Student Identifier (USI), further information at (your enrolment cannot be accepted if you do not provide us with a USI)
  • A current resume
  • Transcripts of results achieved previously at other educational institutions
Campbell Street Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 1pm to 3pm
Level 4, Theatrette, 75 Campbell Street, Hobart
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Campbell Street Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 5pm to 7.30pm
Level 4, Theatrette, 75 Campbell Street, Hobart
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International students in the south must study on the Campbell Street Campus


  • Next Intake: 2020

Depending on your learning method this course can take up 24 months to complete.
Teacher assisted study is available.

Learning Options

Clarence Campus
This course can be undertaken on campus or some flexible options are available.

Launceston Campus
The qualification resources are available online, with learning support and teacher interaction provided. Options for enrolment throughout the study year are offered to suit your flexibility requirements.

The qualification resources are available online, with learning support and teacher interaction provided. Options for enrolment throughout the study year are offered to suit your flexibility requirements.

Assessment Process

Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge. They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.

Examples of assessments for this course may include:

  • Demonstration in a work or simulated work environment
  • Projects
  • Problem based learning
  • Presentations
  • Workplace research and reflection
  • Reports and plans
  • Written assignments

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

Eligible Diploma and Advanced Diploma students who are unable to pay tuition fees up front are able to defer fees under the VET Student Loans scheme. Further details are available at our VET Student Loans page.

What will I need to bring?

  • Students will need to have access to a computer with broadband access to complete this qualification.
  • A memory stick or some kind of portable memory device is highly recommended.
  • TasTAFE has computer labs which are open for students to access during normal business hours

Are there any ‘other’ costs

A learning resource fee of $228 applies to this course.

Essential Requirements

There are on essential requirements for this course.

Desirable Skills and Attributes

While there are no pre-requisites, it is preferred that students have one of the following:

  1. BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management or other relevant qualifications
  2. Vocational experience in business capacity.


An application process, which includes an online Language, Literacy and Numeracy component, must be completed prior to enrolment to help ensure this is the right course for you.   If you do not have the Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills required to successfully undertake the course we will discuss your results with you, your study options and will provide a referral to the Vocational Preparation programs available from TasTAFE.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management.

Qualification Requirements

This qualification consists of twelve units – 4 core units plus 8 elective units


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