- This fee-for-service program is not eligible for government funding
Inspire, lead and motivate others to achieve great results.
According to the Australian government’s Job Outlook website, employment for General Managers is expected to be on the rise, through until November 2020*. If you’re looking to take the next step forward in your current workplace, or gain the skills to become an influential leader and work independently, the Diploma of Leadership and Management is the ideal qualification for you.
This course will allow you to develop key communication and people skills, and will equip you with the knowledge you need to strategise solutions to unforeseen problems. To be able to confidently manage a team, you will learn how to effectively monitor and delegate workloads, manage individual people-performance and utilise emotional intelligence to ensure a healthy and enjoyable workplace culture.
Throughout this qualification, you will learn how to use initiative and judgement in planning, implementing and monitoring your own workload and the workload of others, and use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements. You’ll also be taught how to effectively plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.
Once you’ve completed your Diploma of Leadership and Management, you’ll be able to apply your knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Whether you’re looking to progress in your current workplace, take on a new career or efficiently manage the operations of your own business, this qualification offers you the opportunity to gain transferrable skills that are an added advantage to working within any industry.
Potential career outcomes could include:
- Business Manager
- Sales Team Manager
- Office Manager
- OnlineOnline delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
- BlendedBlended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
- In-classIn class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
- VirtualVirtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online
Duration and Study Load
Flexible online learning, meaning you can study whenever and wherever suits you through our online learning platform, My eCampus.
- Up to 12 months
Whilst there are no formal entry requirements mandated by the training package, students’ skills and capabilities to undertake this training product will be assessed and advice on suitability will be provided during the pre-enrolment process.
Students under the age of 18 years require the signed consent of a parent or guardian to enrol in this qualification.
You will need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Given that some students may already be able to demonstrate their competence in some units, a recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment process may be available to students to recognise skills and knowledge that may have been gained through formal and informal training and/or learning, work experience and life experience.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create systems and process to organise information and prioritise tasks. It applies to individuals working in managerial positions who have excellent organisational skills. The work ethic of individuals in this role has a significant impact on the work culture and patterns of behaviour of others as managers at this level are role models in their work environment.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for future application. This unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other set requirements.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to encourage and support the development of a learning environment in which work and learning come together. Particular emphasis is on the development of strategies to facilitate and promote learning and to monitor and improve learning performance.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, manage and evaluate delivery of human resource services, integrating business ethics.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage all aspects of recruitment selection and induction processes, in accordance with organisational policies and procedures. It applies to individuals or human resource personnel who take responsibility for managing aspects of selecting new staff and orientating those staff in their new positions. It is not assumed that the individual will be directly involved in the selection processes themselves, although this may well be the case.
About Foundation Education
Foundation Education is one of the few Registered Training Organisations (RTO) in Australia who endeavour to deliver flexible online training solutions designed to fit our students’ lifestyle. Since 1999, we’ve been focused on providing excellence in Vocational Education and Training and building partnership networks that drives the quality of graduates across each industry, with our partner RTO, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT). With more than 60 nationally recognised certificate and diploma level courses on offer, the Foundation Education difference means:
- Flexible Online Study – Our courses are delivered online so you can study whenever and wherever suits you. This also gives you the flexibility to choose your course length – whether that be the full term of your course or completing your study in as little as six months.
- Dedicated Student Support – Our industry experienced Technical Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrollment through to graduation.
- Industry Relevant Courses – Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with the job-ready skills and up-to-date knowledge required to support your career goals.
Foundation Education is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO Number – 22557)