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What will I learn?

This qualification is appropriate for you if you are engaged in managing the work of others or adding value to the work of others. The course is designed to provide you with the core leadership competencies required by contemporary managers, covering areas such as the roles and responsibilities of managers needed to be more effective team leaders.

Successful completion of this course equips you to apply for jobs such as:

  • Business Development Manager
  • Business Manager
  • Corporate Services Manager
  • Distribution Centre Manager
  • Information Services Manager
  • Public Sector Manager
  • Senior Manager (Public Sector)
  • Transport Manager
  • Warehouse Manager


After achieving a Diploma of Leadership and Management, you may undertake our Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management, or a range of other Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Degree qualifications. You may also be able to receive exemptions from some subjects based on this qualification.

Students who have completed the Diploma of Leadership and Management are able to apply for an advanced standing at an Australian university. The level of articulation may vary between universities, so you are advised to apply to the universities of your choice well in advance of completion of your qualification at WAIFS.



Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (52 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$9,750.00 (5,25,323) per year
AUD $5,950 for the entire course; Materials fee: AUD $500; A one off AUD $230 Enrolment Fee is applicable to process the Application
Start date

13 August 2022, 1 October 2022, 12 November 2022


West Australian Institute of Further Studies

Level 1, 160 Central Arcade,

811 Hay Street,


Western Australia,

6000, PERTH, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Successful completion of Year 12 (or equivalent).

IELTS score of 5.5 (or equivalent).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.