Diploma of Leadership & Management



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Face-to-face with an
online component.


Flexible & self-paced.
Study to suit your schedule.

Whether you are a supervisor, team leader or department manager, being successful as a manager requires a unique set of leadership and supervisory skills. This program provides the people management, personal development and workplace technical skills that are vital for advancement in the aviation industry.

The Diploma of Leadership & Management is a nationally recognised qualification that provides participants with skills and knowledge essential to become an effective manager and leader. The program also offers participants the opportunity to gain leadership, quality and safety management skills which are vital in today’s industry. This aviation-specific program has been structured to meet industry requirements and offers a unique insight into the role of management within the aviation industry.  The structure of this course offers flexibility and the opportunity to juggle work and personal commitments and tailor your studies to suit your needs.

How to achieve the Diploma of Leadership & Management

The Diploma of Leadership & Management has 12 units – 4 x Core and 8 Elective Units.

Below, we have a sample of the most popular study frameworks that offer study options to suit your qualification requirements.  These example frameworks are not exhaustive of the study options available to you and we encourage you to contact us for further information on your study plan options.  Successful completion of each unit must be attained to receive the Diploma of Leadership & Management qualification.  Please go to Study Pathways to see these study examples.

Career Pathways & Professional Development

Sometimes students come to us with prior training qualifications or are looking to take their training to the next level.  With that in mind, there are study options to assist your professional development.

1.Units of Competency

Its great to know you can use other units of competency towards your Diploma.  After successfully completing the Safety & Lead Auditors Course, you can apply two units of competency towards the Diploma of Leadership & Management and/or four units towards the Diploma of Quality Auditing.

2.Skill Set Career Pathways

The Australian Department of Education and Training has found certain skills sets can compliment your Diploma Qualifications and are highly regarded by industry.  These industry recognised skill set components could be used as a valuable add-on to your existing qualification or even as a pathway to your career in the Aviation Safety Management space.  If you achieve the full Diploma of Aviation Management (AVI50616) you will automatically qualify for the following two skill sets;

1.AVISSOOO71 Aviation Risk Management Skill Set Components

AVIFOOO4 | Implement aviation risk management processes
AVIFOOO5 | Implement aviation fatigue risk management processes

2.AVISS00072 Aviation Safety Management Skill Set Components

AVIFOOO4 | Implement aviation risk management processes
AVIFOOO5 | Implement aviation fatigue risk management processes
AVIFOOO6 | Manage aviation risk
BSBAUD501 | Initiate a quality audit
BSBMGT517 | Manage operational plan

For more information on the meaning of skill sets, please click here.

3.Higher Education

This course is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework.  The AQF ensures consistency and national recognition of each qualification.  The Diploma of Leadership & Management qualification is a level 5 of the 10 levels in the AQF framework.  Therefore, this Diploma satisfies pathways to higher education training.

Prerequisites | Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course.  There are pathway options for this Diploma which includes the Study Pathways or see above.

Delivery and Assessment

Most of Southpac Aerospace’s training is facilitated in the classroom.  We do offer some units online which allows flexibility of training.  However, our mission is to offer our participants the most comprehensive level of training.  We have found that this is best served during face-to-face interaction.  Our training and assessments are competency-based.  Examinations are conducted through open-book + both theory and practical exercises.  Participants are required to attend all units, workshop-based classes and activities – in full.  Any additional activities and modalities are designed to improve the applicability to industry and work.

Is the Diploma of Leadership & Management Available In-house?

The needs and requirements for every business will be different.  This is why Southpac can tailor courses to benefit your individual operational circumstances or training requirements. Southpac is able to offer you an in-house Diploma of Leadership & Management program that is based on a combination of our standard and publicly available courses or build a bespoke solution specifically for you.  Contact us for further information!

Why Southpac Aerospace?

We Are A Nationally Recognised Training Organisation

Southpac Aerospace – ID32353  is approved to meet standards set for RTO training.  Our organisations is consistently upgrading and improving our course material through participant feedback and authority auditing processes.  This framework ensures you are receiving the highest level of training within the industry.

We provide you with:

  • Highly trained and engaged facilitators to make the most of your study,
  • Training aligned with industry standards, workplace requirements and skill sets,
  • Resources and materials that may include workbooks, guides and/or slides.
  • Ongoing support for developing your career pathways!

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