Is the BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management for me?

This nationally recognised qualification is for those who are or aim to be managers/supervisors in community sector organisations.

Why through CCWT?

All our workshops and materials are designed for the community sector and delivered by experienced community sector trainers. We are also here to support you through this great journey. CCWT is the learning and development arm for the Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies Limited (ACWA), which is an RTO and has this qualification on its scope of registration.

What skills and knowledge will I gain?

You will learn about leadership, emotional intelligence, policies, people management, teams, projects and plans.

How many units do I have to do?

There are twelve (12) units of competency needed to complete your BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management. Four (4) of these units are core units and must be undertaken. The remaining 8 units can be selected from the 14 units that we offer.

Blended Learning

Recommended If You Have
Limited Management Experience

Mixture Of
Face-to-Face Workshops
& Distance Kits

Usually Takes Between
12-24 Months To Complete

Cost Varies
Depends On Units Selected

At Any Time

Recognising Your Skills (RPL)

Recommended If You Have A
Minimum 2 Years Experience
In A Management /
Team Leader /
Coordinator Role

3 Day RPL
Get Recognised Workshop
PLUS Selection Of
2 Elective Units

Usually Takes Between
6-12 Months To Complete

($2540 For Members)

2 Workshops Held Yearly
Waiting List Available

Download the BSB51918 RPL Application Pack here
Download the BSB51918 RPL Self Assessment Pack here

What if I can’t do all the units by RPL or by blended learning?

That’s ok too. You can do some units by RPL Portfolio and others by attending face-to-face workshops or completing Distance Kits.

How can I upgrade my old Diploma of Management?


What’s next?

Discuss any aspect of this qualification with the Learning & Development Project Manager, Lesley Furneaux-Cook on (02) 9281 8822 ext 216 or email

Lesley Furneaux-Cook, the Manager of CCWT’s BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management describes how this Nationally Recognised Diploma is designed for those who work or aim to work, as managers in community service organisations, but is also transferable across sectors.

Other Leadership Options at CCWT

Andrew McCallum Leadership Scholarship

Community Leadership Program