Diploma of Leadership and Management


  • Course Code BSB51915
  • Duration 36 weeks (31 weeks of study, 5 weeks of holidays)
  • Location Perth Campus
  • Timetable Monday - Thursday (5.30pm - 9.30pm) OR Saturday and Sunday (8.45am - 5.00pm)
  • Self Directed Study 4-6 hours
  • Next Intake Date Monthly

Course Outline

This course has three streams: the general stream, restaurant management stream, and franchise stream.

This qualification is appropriate for you if you are engaged in managing the work of others or adding value to the work of others. The course is designed to provide you with the core leadership competencies required by contemporary managers, covering areas such as the roles and responsibilities of managers needed to be more effective team leaders.

Successful completion of this course equips you to apply for jobs such as:

  • Business Development Manager
  • Business Manager
  • Corporate Services Manager
  • Distribution Centre Manager
  • Information Services Manager
  • Public Sector Manager
  • Senior Manager (Public Sector)
  • Transport Manager
  • Warehouse Manager

*Please note all WAIFS courses are offered via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

** This course can be assessed via RPL, distance learning and online assessment.

  • Entry Requirements

    Successful completion of Year 12 (or equivalent).

    IELTS score of 5.5 (or equivalent).

  • Pathways/Articulation

    After achieving a Diploma of Leadership and Management, you may undertake our Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management, or a range of other Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Degree qualifications. You may also be able to receive exemptions from some subjects based on this qualification.

    Students who have completed the Diploma of Leadership and Management are able to apply for an advanced standing at an Australian university. The level of articulation may vary between universities, so you are advised to apply to the universities of your choice well in advance of completion of your qualification at WAIFS.

    For more detailed information about this course, please contact admissions@waifs.wa.edu.au.

  • International Fees

    Tuition Fee: $5,950.00

    Materials Fee: $500.00

    A one off $230.00 Enrolment Fee is applicable to process the Application.

    *Course fees may change. This is usually annually on 1 July and typically no more than 4%.

    **Fees are quoted in AUS Dollars.

  • Domestic Fees

    Tuition Fee: $4,000.00

    Materials Fee: $500.00

    A one off $230.00 Enrolment Fee is applicable to process the Application.

    *Course fees may change. This is usually annually on 1 July and typically no more than 4%.

    **Fees are quoted in AUS Dollars.

    *** This course is eligible for funding. Please refer to Future Skills WA.