This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as developing and emerging leaders and managers in a range of enterprise and industry contexts. As well as assuming responsibility for their own performance, individuals at this level provide leadership, guidance and support to others. They also have some responsibility for organising and monitoring the output of their team. They apply solutions to a defined range of predictable and unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

Course Duration

Course Fees

Intake Dates

Tuition Fee: $11500
Enrolment Fee: $500
Materials Fee: $300

* Discounts may apply

52 Weeks
40 Weeks Tuition/12 Weeks Holidays

Full-Time Study
20 Hours/Week
In-class and Online Learning

Course Structure


Develop and use emotional intelligence
Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
Manage operational plan
Ensure a safe workplace
Manage quality customer service
Manage budgets and financial plans
Undertake project work
Manage people perfor‍‍‍mance
Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
Manage personal work priorities and professional development
Manage risk
Lead and manage team effectiveness

Units of Competen‍‍‍cy

All the above listed units competency must be completed to receive the Diploma of Leadership and Management qualification.

Entry Requirements

The course will be available for those students who are 18 years or older and have completed Year 12 or its equivalent. International Students are also required to have an English ability at the IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

Target Group

Local and international students who require skills in management as well as those with substantial experience in business/management industry gained through employment but who lack a formal management qualification.

Vocational Outcomes

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification includes managers in various industries. 

RPL and Exemptions

APEX must recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by any other RTO. RPL and Credit Transfer are available for students to access prior to enrolment. More information is available in the APEX student handbook.


Assessments are conducted during and on completion of training for each unit to determine if the learner is competent. Assessment methods may include: Assignment, Questioning, Case Study, Third Party Report, Self-assessment, In Class Activities, Observation, Role Play and RPL.

Mode of Study

‍‍‍‍‍‍The 12 units of competency are delivered throughout the 40 weeks of tuition. Classroom based learning and up to one-third of the course may be delivered online.


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