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.
This course is designed for international students who will be involved in classroom training in a full-time capacity to gain the qualification. These students may come from different countries and cultural backgrounds and must hold a valid student visa.
Students need to complete ten (10) units of competency in total, following the guidelines as outlined in the Business Services Training Package Qualifications Rules which require:
- Total number of units = 10
- 5 core units, plus
- 5 elective units
Please note: All the elective units have been selected by the college through an extensive consultative process with industry partners and they have been identified to provide knowledge and skills appropriate for the industry. The full list of units can be found within the BSB – Business Services Training Package and are made available for all AAIC training staff and students to review. The units offered by the RTO are listed as below:
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Core/Elective|
|BSBCRT611||Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving||Core|
|BSBLDR601||Lead and manage organisational change||Core|
|BSBLDR602||Provide leadership across the organization||Core|
|BSBOPS601||Develop and implement business plans||Core|
|BSBSTR601||Manage innovation and continuous improvement||Core|
|BSBPMG633||Provide leadership for the program||Elective|
|BSBCMM511||Communicate with influence||Elective|
|BSBHRM614||Contribute to strategic workforce planning||Elective|
|BSBXCM501||Lead communication in the workplace||Elective|
|BSBPEF501||Manage personal and professional development||Elective|
AAIC will deliver this qualification over a 52-week period. This will consist of scheduled 20 Student Contact Hours (SCH) per week over 44 weeks (880 Student Contact Hours) allowing for 8 weeks break. This takes into account Public holiday periods such as Christmas & Easter, and School holiday breaks.
This program is delivered through classroom based face-to-face training, including simulated individual or group exercises in theory classes. The trainer will provide any additional learning material where gaps are identified in either the student’s underpinning knowledge or the training resources.
Students will be advised of the assessment requirements at the beginning of each unit. Assessment will usually commence in the session following delivery or as advised by the trainer. As this is a competency-based program, assessment continues throughout the program until the student either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed.
The assessment process may include:
- Written Questions
- Case studies
- Projects (simulation/Real Work)
- Role plays
- Written examinations
- Integrated assessment of some units may occur
Students are provided with advice on employment and training options throughout the delivery of the program. Job roles and titles may vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Senior Administrator
- Senior Executive
(AAIC does not guarantee an employment outcome, licence, or accreditation at the completion of this qualification).
Pathways for further studies
After achieving the Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management BSB60420, students may choose to undertake studies at higher education levels.
International Student’s Entry Requirements
Entry into this program requires International Students to fulfil requirements as listed below:
- Must be 18 years of age or over
- Completed year 12 (HSC or equivalent)
- Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions); or Have two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise.
- Minimum 5.5 IELTS score or equivalent as per the following:
- TOEFL iBT: 46
- PTE Academic: 42
- OET: B for each test component
- Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 162
Location: AAIC Campus, Level 1, 135 Pirie Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Delivery mode: Class room based
Tuition Fee $10,000
One Time Application Fees $250 (Non-Refundable)
Textbooks and Material Fees $0
Single Overseas Student Health Cover $550 per Annum Approximately
Family Overseas Student Health Cover $5000 per Annum Approximately
Intake dates for Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB60420)
|START DATE||END DATE|
2023: 11/12/2023 to 7/1/2024
2024: 10/6/2024 to 23/6/2024; 23/9/2024 to 6/10/2024; 9/12/2024 to 5/1/2025
2025: 9/6/2025 to 22/6/2025; 22/9/2025 to 5/10/2025
*Official timetable included in the Offer Letter