C5407 - Diploma of Leadership and Management

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Plan: C5407MCE - Diploma of Leadership and Management
Campus: Melb Cricket Education Academy


Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Diploma of Leadership and Management
Qualification national code: BSB50420
Nominal hours: 770
Career: TAFE
Duration: 1 year full-time
Location: St Kilda Junction Oval
Owning school: Business and Enterprise (525T)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/about/schools-colleges/college-of-vocational-education
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

The Diploma of Leadership and Management is part of a dual qualification that also includes the Diploma of Business. 

The dual diploma model has been specifically developed for learners with little or no vocational experience who want to develop some theoretical sports-related business skills and knowledge to create further educational and employment opportunities.

The training will occur at the Melbourne Cricket Education Academy's elite high-performance facilities and will involve key industry experts in the area of sport and business/leadership.

Potential Occupations

  • Project Administrator/Coordinator
  • Office Manager/Support
  • Resources Coordinator
  • Executive assistant
  • Department Manager
  • Operations Manager

In addition to the skills and knowledge covered by the training package qualification, this program has also been designed to develop the following skills:

Business Communications

  • Communication for different purposes and audiences
  • Using workplace software

Preparing for Further Education

  • Study Skills/Structuring Essays and Reports Preparing for Further Education
  • Referencing, paraphrasing, writing paragraphs

Job Ready Activities

  • Profile of your emotional strengths
  • How you can use your strengths in the workplace?
  • Working in teams – what you can contribute?
  • Understanding organisations and the way they work
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
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Articulation and pathways

Successful completion of the Diploma of Leadership and Management and the Diploma of Business guarantees entry into the Bachelor of Business with a minimum of 96 credit points exemption (equivalent to one-year full-time study).

More information on how to apply is available at the following URL: https://www.rmit.edu.au/contact/contact-us

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Entrance requirements

Applicants are advised to apply for the C5407MCE Diploma of Leadership and Management, and if successful, applicants will be made an offer for both the Diploma of Leadership and Management (C5407MCE) and the Diploma of Business (C5406MCE). 

Applicants must meet one of the following minimum academic requirements:

Successful completion of Australian Year 12 (or equivalent) or the Australian Senior VCAL Certificate 


Completion of Post-Secondary studies (Certificate III or above) 


At least 6 months’ work experience in a related field

Entry to this program may be competitive. Eligible applicants are ranked and selected in order of merit based on their academic achievement, e.g., ATAR, GPA or STAT Multiple Choice (including any adjustments).

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External accreditation and industry links

RMIT University in conjunction with Melbourne Cricket Education Academy selected the Diploma of Leadership & Management and the Diploma of Business programs, including the choice of units to be included in a dual diploma. Furthermore, the program structure and the choice of units appropriate for the dual diploma were endorsed by representatives of a business industry advisory board and RMIT educators.

Teachers delivering in this program are current industry practitioners and specialise in the courses that they deliver. This, together with incorporating sporting industry experts, will provide students with contextualised learning and assessment experiences. 

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. You can access books, journals and other course related materials, such as DVDs, past exams, newspapers and e-books. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the Internet, myRMIThttps://www.rmit.edu.au/students or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop you can access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service.

The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals and newspapers.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: https://www.rmit.edu.au/library

Online learning tools and content

You can access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses at:  myRMIT https://www.rmit.edu.au/students

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University

RMIT University provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services are available face to face and online assisting with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences if relevant
  • enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance

The Ngarara Willim Centre also offers a range of study support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples: https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-services/indigenous/facilities

Equitable Learning Services

Students with a disability, long-term illness and/or mental health condition can access support from the Equitable Learning Services (ELS). In consultation with the student, the ELS determines Reasonable Adjustments (RAs) and Equitable Assessment Arrangements (EAAs) which help to provide students with equal opportunity in their studies in accordance with the Commonwealth Disability Discrimination Act 1992. The ELS also provides staff and students with information and assistance in relation to disability-related matters:


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