Diploma of Leadership and Management


  • Online course – study this Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915) when it suits you
  • Study now & pay later via government loan
  • Learn skills you can apply in management roles across a range of industries

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APM College of Business and Communication (RTO 0269)
Career Opportunities
  • Sales Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Facilities Supervisor
  • Administration Manager

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
Meets membership requirements for selected industry bodies.


Year 12 or successful completion of a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test.



Course length
Full-time: 1 year | Part-time: 70 weeks (plus breaks)
Study mode


Written assessments
Start date

6 start dates a year. 

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APM College of Business and Communication (RTO 0269)
Payment options

Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

Upfront payment

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There are no entry requirements for this course. You can enrol no matter what level of education or work experience you have.

What you'll learn

You'll learn:

  • how to manage a team of employees
  • how to manage projects and minimise risk
  • customer service skills and HR management
  • fundamental financial management

Course structure

8 units


  1. Risk management

  2. Building your personal brand

  3. Effective meetings

  4. Operational planning

  5. The project plan

  6. Financial planning

  7. Inspire people

  8. Sales planning

Support and delivery

When you study online with APM College, you can:

  • Study from anywhere, when it suits you best.
  • Graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
  • Get comprehensive support from teachers via phone and email.
  • Access course materials online.
  • Interact with teachers and fellow students via platforms like virtual classrooms, forums and video calls.

Learn from industry experts

APM courses are designed and delivered by industry practitioners, ensuring that what you learn is practical, relevant and up-to-date.


APM is affiliated with a large number of key industry bodies including:

  • Australian Marketing Institute (AMI)
  • NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS)
  • Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA)
  • International Special Events Society (ISES)
  • Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS)
  • Meetings and Events Australia
  • Australian Institute of Management
  • Communications Council

As an APM student you're entitled to a complimentary membership to one of these associations. This membership will introduce you to a valuable network within relevant communities to assist you with establishing your career. 

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

If you are eligible, you can pay for this course through the Australian Government’s VET FEE-HELP loan scheme.

This means you don’t need to pay upfront for the course if you:

2. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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