OPEC College

Experience matters

This course is Nationally Recognised Training.


Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

The Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management is for individuals who already have proven workplace experience on the highest levels of effective communication, problem solving, organisational change, business planning and innovation strategies. This course is designed for individuals who are responsible for key business objectives and have been in charge of large teams.

Earn your Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management with OPEC College!

Are you an experienced leader aiming to formalise your expertise and advance your career? The BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management, recognised across industries, offers you an accelerated pathway through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Leverage your years of practical experience to fast-track your qualification. Our RPL process acknowledges your existing skills, knowledge, and accomplishments, enabling you to focus on bridging any gaps and attaining the advanced skills required for leadership excellence. Elevate your leadership prowess and enrich your professional portfolio without having to start from scratch. Join us in the BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management via RPL, and propel yourself towards a future of remarkable leadership achievements.

How to Achieve the Qualification

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Personalised to your needs, available on all OPEC College qualifications

RPL can provide you with nationally recognised qualifications through converting your existing skills, knowledge and experience, gained through prior work or study, into formal competencies. Gain qualifications simply through providing evidence of relevant knowledge and skills you have gained through previous work.

Free skills assessment

Fill in our pre-assessment form and we'll give you the guidance you need for the next steps to achieving your career and qualification goals.

Evidence portfolio and review

We work with you to provide evidence and we conduct gap training if needed

You're now qualified!

Your new certifications are Nationally recognised and issued by our Registered Training Organisation (RTO). You are now ready to pursue your new career opportunities!

Our RPL Process

Course Details and Structure

RPL is achieved at your own pace with our support for your evidence gathering process. This is typically completed within 2 to 4 weeks.

*We have open enrollment which means you can start whenever you are ready.

Units that will be assessed

Total number of units = 10 (5 core units plus 5 elective units)

Core units

  • BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
  • BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change
  • BSBLDR602 Provide leadership across the organisation
  • BSBOPS601 Develop and implement business plans
  • BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement

Elective Units

  • BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence
  • BSBHRM615 Contribute to the development of diversity and inclusion strategies
  • BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development
  • BSBPMG633 Provide leadership for the program
  • BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace

NOTE: The elective unit options listed represent the OPEC College approved elective unit options offered. This is a reduced list from the qualification packaging rules specified electives list. If you would like an elective unit that is not included in this list, please speak to your Trainer/Assessor.

Work Outcomes & Career Pathways

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

Course Fees

Enrolment fee of $500 and the balance may be paid upon completion.

Payment Options

A range of flexible payment plans are available and can be set up at the enrolment stage.

Current government funding models possibly available to OPEC College students are found on the Funding page, click here for more information.

Entry Requirements

Formal Entry Requirements

Entry to this qualification is limited to those who either:

  • 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.

Technical Requirements

Please see the technical requirements below, as you will need access to a modern personal computer and the internet to study this course. In addition, you will need to be able to use this computer, including basic word processing, use of Microsoft Office software and electronic communication platforms and internet search engines.

Windows PC / Laptop / Tablet: Windows 7 (or higher) • Latest version of Chrome • Microsoft Office (2010 or higher) • Latest Flash Player • Latest Adobe PDF Reader

Apple Mac: Mac OS X 10.6 (or higher) • Latest version of Chrome or Safari • Microsoft Office for Mac (2010 or higher) • Latest Flash Player • Latest Adobe PDF Reader

Android: Android latest version • Latest version of Chrome

iPhone & iPad: iOS latest version • Latest version of Chrome (*Students using an iPad or iPhone will need to upload documents from a Laptop, PC or have a Dropbox account)

Students over the age of 40 may be eligible for funding. Click on the button below to know more about the Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers (SCOW) Program.