Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.
Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements.
They may plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.

Entry requirements

There are no formal requirements for this course. However completion of previous certificate III or IV level qualification and/or relevant work experience would be good groundings to successfully undertake this qualification.

Units of Study


Communicate with influence


Lead and manage effective workplace relationships


Manage business operational plans


Develop and use emotional intelligence


Manage team effectiveness


Develop critical thinking in others


Manage employee and industrial relations


Coordinate workforce plan implementation


Manage business risk


Manage personal and professional development


Facilitate continuous improvement


Lead communication in the workplace

Assessment Methods

Assessments can include a combination of written responses, directed projects, portfolios of evidence, simulations and observations. Assessment tasks have been designed to focus on relevant and current workplace process.


Expected committed time to the course will occur over one to three years depending on individual situations. This includes; the option of attending class based workshops, independent work through workplace research and data collection, textbook study plus assessment and assignment completion.

Training with Mentor

Mentor Human Resources Pty Ltd is a NVR Registered Training Organisation (RTO # 21808), registered to provide nationally recognised accredited and customised awareness training.
What are the benefits of training?
• Nationally recognised
• Knowledge that training meets national standards
• Access to recognition of prior learning (RPL)
• Enhanced career prospects
• Opportunities for articulation into further training
• Improved skills and knowledge necessary in today’s competitive environment


Please contact us to discuss your individual needs.
For eligible individuals, Mentor HR training courses are delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding.

Student Pre-Enrolment Information


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