Holmes Institute

Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

Holmes Institute

Course details

CRICOS course code: 105283M

Level of study: Pathways Programs


The BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management sets the foundation for good management skills with a focus on productivity, leading people and recognizing the importance of allocating work to meet time and budget constraints. This course highlights the need to develop sound communication skills with both business contacts and work colleagues, assessing information for accuracy and relevance. Obtaining feedback and translating that across the workplace with a need to instigate new or different work practices to further improve efficiencies or service delivery.

Prioritizing, networking and using business technologies to access, organise and monitor information are again evident of the comprehensive nature of the BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management. At the end of the course, students will be competent in applying for employment as a Manager in a variety of business sectors across various industries.

Our highly qualified lecturers nurture each and every student with an ultimate focus on success. Students completing the Advanced Diploma of Leadership and BSB60420 Management or individual subject units qualify to apply for credit transfers and/or exemptions in courses at Holmes or other institutions. Successful completion of the course will allow students entry into the Bachelor of Business.

Course Structure

The course is delivered over 40 tuition weeks. Students who withdraw early from the course will receive a statement of attainment for the units they have completed.

Students will complete four blocks of ten weeks each and can expect to attend classes for an average of 20 hours per week.


Assessment is continuous throughout the course using a range of assessment tools which include workplace simulation exercises, class activities, assignments, case studies, practical demonstrations, quizzes and tests. Students must attempt all assessment items and are required to demonstrate competency in all aspects of the course.

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Course opportunities

Start date: January 2023
April 2023
Study mode: Full time

Cairns Campus

18 Lake Street
Cairns Queensland 4870

Entry criteria

Students are required to have completed Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB50420) or equivalent Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package or have two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise prior to commencement of the Diploma Students will also be required to successfully complete a Pre-Training review which includes Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment.

An English test score with minimum requirements as follows: • IELTS Overall 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0; OR • PTE Academic Score of 42; OR • TOEFL iBT Score of 46; OR • Cambridge English: Advanced from Cambridge ESOL (CAE) Score of 162, OR • Equivalent as determined by Holmes English Placement Test.


Holmes Institute
Melbourne Campus
185 Spring Street Melbourne Victoria 3000