What will I learn?

Diploma of Leadership and Management is designed for students who wish to develop their knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Participants will be able to display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload as well as the workload of others. The course will enable them to develop their communication skills in a way that supports individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements.

Units of Competency

This qualification includes 12 units of competency:

  • 6 core units
  • 6 elective units

Delivery Approach

Diploma of Leadership and Management is delivered face-to-face in a classroom environment.

Method of Assessment

  • Case studies
  • Projects
  • Written questions
  • Observation of demonstrated skills, e.g. role play
  • Presentations
  • Reports

Educational Pathways

Participants will develop skills that lead to:

  • BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management, or
  • Bachelor of Business

Employment Pathways

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible career outcomes relevant to this qualification include:

  • Frontline Manager
  • Supervisor
  • Business Operations
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Business Manager
  • Sales Team Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Small Business Owner



Study options

Full Time (52 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$9,750.00 (US$ 6,842) per year
Application fee: AUD $250 (non-refundable)
Start date

Every month


Mercury Institute of Victoria

Level 1, 117 Lonsdale Street,



3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (52 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$9,750.00 (US$ 6,842) per year
Application fee: AUD $250 (non-refundable)
Start date

Every month


Hobart Campus

24 Sandpiper Drive,



7171, HOBART, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Mercury Institute of Victoria is not accepting students under the age of 18.
An English language proficiency level of one of the following:

IELTS band score of 5.5 (academic test version) or equivalent,
IELTS band 5.0 and a successful completion of ELICOS course minimum 10 weeks, or
For students from assessment Level 1 countries – Mercury Institute of Victoria English Placement Test.

  • Minimum secondary studies in your home country equivalent to an Australian Year 11.
  • Students need to undertake an LLN (Language, Literacy and Numeracy) test prior to commencement of studies to ensure that they have ability to complete the course.
  • As a condition of the Student Visa, the Australian Government requires the student to have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). Students need to indicate whether they require Mercury Institute of Victoria to organise their OSHC or if they will arrange it by themselves.

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


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