BSB50420 – Diploma of Leadership and Management (Traineeship)


This qualification 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


The BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management is a widely focused course, especially suited to those wishing to upskill in a number of leadership and management areas. It is designed specifically for supervisors or middle managers that have responsibility for a team of people, as well as those who participate in operational planning and are involved in change management.

Eligibility Requirements

You may be eligible for a government subsidised training place if you either live or work in South Australia, and you are:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or
  • a permanent Australian resident, or
  • the holder of a an eligible visa


You also need to be one of the following:

  • aged 17 years or over and not enrolled at school, or
  • undertaking training through a training contract as an trainee in identified courses.
  • Student should meet the minimum LLN requirement of the course
  • Visit  www.skills.sa.gov.au for eligibility criteria or  click here.
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Fee Structure

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia’s Subsidised training indicative https://www.skills.sa.gov.au/subsidised-eligibility. The eligibility check is an indication only and does not confirm the eligibility status. Eligibility verification will take place during the enrolment 

If eligible for subsidised training, apprentices and trainees are required to pay a Student Contribution Fee. The Student Contribution Fees are charged at the rate of $0.25 per nominal hour for each unit of competency/module to be calculated at the commencement of the unit of competency/module.

If agreed between the employer and the apprentice/trainee, student contribution fees can be paid by the employer.

Employer would pay the gap fees for the course. (This is non-refundable should a student decide to withdraw or not complete the qualification).

Possible Career Outcomes
  • Seeking to develop or consolidate their management and leadership skills to further enhance career opportunities
  • Looking to gain knowledge associated with business leadership and management fundamentals, essential to self-employment or business operations
  • Looking to consolidate previous business and management skills and knowledge, with a nationally recognised qualification
Course Outline

There are 12 units in this qualification out of which 6 are core and 6 are elective units. The Salford College Industry Advisory Panel has recommended the elective units which are most suitable for the workplace

Unit CodeUnit NameHoursCore/Elective
BSBLDR523 Lead and Manage effective workplace relationships60Core
BSBTWK502 Manage Team Effectiveness60Core
BSBPEF502 Develop and Use emotional Intellegence60Core
BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence80Core
BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others80Core
BSBOPS502 Manage Business Operational Plans100Core
BSBTWK503 Manage Meetings60Elective
BSBOPS505Manage organisational customer service80Elective
BSBWHS521 Ensure a Safe Workplace for a Work Area80Elective
BSBFIN501 Manage Budgets and Financial Plans80Elective
BSBPEF501 Manage Personal and Professional Development80Elective
BSBOPS504 Manage Business Risk80Elective

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