Diploma of Leadership & Management


BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership & Management

Whether you are a supervisor, team leader or department manager, being successful as a manager requires a unique set of leadership and supervisory skills.

The Diploma of Leadership & Management is a nationally recognised qualification that provides participants with the essential skills and knowledge to become effective managers and leaders. Therefore, this program provides people management, personal development and workplace skills that are vital for advancement in any industry.

Participants will develop communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements, as well as the knowledge to plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to problems.

Southpac’s Diploma program can be uniquely tailored to the aviation industry, providing flexibility to study to suit your or your organisation’s needs.

How to achieve the Diploma of Leadership & Management

BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership & Management requires 12 units of competency. This is made up of 6 core units plus 6 elective units, all offered by Southpac Aerospace.

To enrol in the Diploma of Leadership & Management, start any time with any course from the Diploma. The courses, and applicable assessments, can be completed in any order to achieve the required units of competency. Completed prior study? Talk to us about a Credit Transfer or RPL.


Option 1: Management Focused

A happy group of Team Leaders and Supervisors participate in Southpac Aerospace's Advanced Management and Leadership Course.
An aviation supervisor applies training from Southpac's Continual Improvement Course in training crew in identifying potential improvements.
Southpac's Safety and Lead auditors course guides those involved with maintenance, monitoring and improvement of Safety in aircraft.

Option 2: Systems Focused

Southpac Aerospace's Aviation SMS course includes essential safety concepts required for Safety Management systems.

Option 3: Flexi Focused

An aviation staff member made redundant due to Covid-19 enjoys his coffee while enrolled in one of Southpac Aerospace’s industry-leading online courses.

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Prerequisites | Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this Diploma.

Start Dates & Costs

You can start the Diploma of Leadership & Management at any time by enrolling in any available course date for a course that contributes to the Diploma. Courses do not need to be completed in a particular order.

The cost of the Diploma of Leadership & Management will vary depending on the courses you choose to make up the 12 units of competency needed to achieve the Diploma.

This depends on the individual pathway you choose based on your study needs or areas of interest, or any previous courses you have attended with Southpac or another training provider, provided the correct units of competency have been achieved.

Payment is not taken as part of the course enrollment process, however an invoice will be issued to you on enrollment, so it is important that you have the necessary approvals to complete a course before enrolling.

Delivery & Assessment

The Diploma of Leadership & Management can be completed through public courses facilitated in our Live Learning Virtual Classroom, or Face-to-Face. Training and assessments are competency-based.  Examinations are conducted through open-book and 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.

Why Southpac Aerospace?

Our aim is to provide more than just units of competencies. We provide packages that are aviation contextualised, flexible, personalised and include the latest in research.

Nationally Recognised RTO

Southpac Aerospace – RTO 32353 is approved to meet standards set for RTO training. We continually improve our course material to provide the highest standard of training in the industry.

Specialists in Aviation Safety & Quality

Each of our courses is delivered by a professional with vast aviation experience to ensure you receive current, relevant and informative training that will benefit both yourself and your organisation.

Above & Beyond

The quality of our training is second to none. However we also pride ourselves on our level of service – providing flexible, valuable and timely support to our students and clients.

Stepping Stone Approach

Southpac offers three unique but interconnected Diplomas to enhance and improve your career opportunities. By completing the Diploma of Quality Auditing (12 units), you can use several of these units towards the Diploma of Leadership & Management (12 units), which can be completed with just one more Southpac course. These units also contribute to the Diploma of Aviation (Aviation Management) which requires 24 units of competency. By completing these Diplomas with Southpac, you can gain more qualifications in less time.

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