Offering Info

Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

  • National Course Code: BSB61015
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB61015-01V03-20SGR-008

Location – St George

Study Type

PT Evening

Course Start Date

29 Jun 2020

Study Commitment

13 Hours per week


52 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

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.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are:

While there are no formal educational requirements for entry into this course, the completion of a Diploma of Business/Leadership & Management (or similar), or over 5 years industry experience at a senior managerial role is the recommended pathway. To help us assess your suitability for this course please email your CV and prior qualifications to These will be evaluated prior to the confirmation of your enrolment.


To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date: Wednesday, 24 June 2020
Time: 6.00pm to 7.30pm
Location: St George Campus, Building F, Lower Ground Floor, Room FLG.19


This is a Part Time Evening Blended course. You will need to attend approximately 4.5 hours of class, over 2 days a week (one online, one on campus), for 52 weeks/ 12 months.

As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 12-14 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, practice and making independent enquiry, undertaking research, learning activities and assessments tasks. There is also an option to complete parts of this course fully online if required.

This course is delivered in subject blocks over a 4 week period with online classes held each Monday from 7:00pm-8:30pm; a class on campus on Wednesday 6:00pm-9:00pm and completed with one Saturday workshop 9:00am-4:00pm in the 4th week. There are 8 blocks in total. You will attend 4.5 hours of classes for 3 weeks and 10.5 hours in the 4th week (full day Saturday every 6 weeks).

Due to the current COVID-19 crisis face to face classes will be temporarily replaced with virtual sessions until it is safe to resume on campus classes. Further instructions will be provided to you from your teachers after enrolment.


This course offering is designed for people who:

Can you work independently with little supervision? Allowance is made for the needs of particular groups (e.g. people with disabilities, and people who may have literacy or numeracy difficulties, such as speakers of languages other than English. Potential students should be aware that this is an advanced course for experienced managers. It assumes that students already hold the Diploma in Leadership & Management (or equivalent) or at least five years experience in a senior managerial role. This course is not suitable for HSC school leavers and those with no managerial experience. Such students are strongly advised to undertake the Certificate IV and Diploma of Leadership & Management first. This Advanced Diploma is an academically challenging course that assumes students have experience in academic/report writing and fundamental knowledge of current leadership & management practices. Should you have any queries please contact the Head teacher Biljana Stanojcic on 9598 6366 for further guidance and assistance before enrolling.


We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

This course is currently scheduled on Wednesday 6:00pm to 9:00pm and Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.


This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?


This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:

  • Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
  • Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.
To be eligible for a VET Student Loan, you will need to be assessed as academically suitable to undertake high level VET study. You will need to provide:
  • A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
  • A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
  • Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.
If you intend to apply for a VET Student Loan, its important you know your student obligations.

Find out more about VET Student Loans

Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed above. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.


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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Code Name Start Date End Date Census Date Amount
20SGR01309 UOS 1-BSB61015-20SGR-008-SSVSL 29 Jun 2020 16 Oct 2020 03 Aug 2020 $728.00
20SGR01312 UOS 2-BSB61015-20SGR-008-SSVSL 12 Oct 2020 29 Jan 2021 07 Dec 2020 $728.00
21SGR00200 UOS 3-BSB61015-20SGR-008-SSVSL 01 Feb 2021 14 May 2021 01 Mar 2021 $728.00
21SGR00203 UOS 4-BSB61015-20SGR-008-SSVSL 17 May 2021 31 Aug 2021 05 Jul 2021 $726.00

Applying with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

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Core Units
Number Title
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan
BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation
BSBFIM601 Manage finances
BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBMGT619 Identify and implement business innovation
BSBMGT624 Develop and implement corporate social responsibility
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
BSBDIV601 Develop and implement diversity policy
BSBHRM602 Manage human resources strategic planning
BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement
BSBMGT623 Monitor corporate governance activities

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Course Location

St George, Main Campus
Corner Princes Highway & President Avenue, Kogarah
Phone 131 601

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