College Australia

Domestic Students


Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Accelerate your career into a leadership role, developing key skills and strategies to support your vision whilst discovering how to motivate your team and drive business outcomes to success.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Study online

No QLD government Funding

Available as a non-funded traineeship

Pay per unit

No workplace practical requirements

What can I expect?

This qualification is well suited to emerging leaders with a drive and desire to take responsibility for their growth and development.

The Certificate IV in Leadership and Management will help you develop your skills in leadership and communication and apply them in real-life scenarios to ensure the day to day functions of a business are conducted efficiently. You will learn effective leadership, operational plans, and communication strategies that allow you to create solutions to predictable and unpredictable problems.

The elective units in this qualification allow you to develop crucial business principles that will assist in creating strong business relationships that support business objectives and successful career outcomes.

Career opportunities – where
will my studies lead me?

Line Manager

Sales Team Manager


Team Coordinator

Team Leader

Why study a Diploma of
Leadership and Management?


Support your transition into a leadership role where you are responsible for the performance of others as you lead with high standards of conduct that align with your organisations’ standards and values.


Develop a successful team, closing the bridge between management and team members through motivation, mentoring and coaching, promoting team cohesion.


Discover how to use communication to drive team performance by clearly communicating work tasks and negotiating expected work outcomes.

Entry requirements

Not applicable.

Workplace practical

Not applicable.

Course Duration


months full time


months part time

Nationally Accredited Qualification

Recognised by the Australian Government as meeting a set of standards that provide vocational outcomes and lead to employment

Pathways to University

Connecting you to Higher Education. Use your College Australia qualification as credit towards a University Degree or a Masters. 

Rolling Enrolment

Enrol anytime

Learning Method

Study online at your own pace on any device

Live Webinars

Coming soon!

Fees and Payment Options:

Course fees:



Pay $1500 upfront
and Pay $1277 completion

Pay Per Unit

Administration Fee of


upfront (non-refundable)

Total units: 12
Fee per unit: $235



Pay 50% upfront ($738.50)
and 50% upon completion ($738.50)

Administration fees are non-refundable. Each unit will require payment before the release of your next unit.

For more information, please refer to our Fees, Charges & Refund Policy.

You will be required to follow your training plan. This will be discussed and agreed upon at induction. If you do not meet the obligation of the agreed timeframe, other charges may be applicable. Maximum time frames are subject to volumes of learning and qualifications being superseded.

Further charges may be applied if student obligations are not met in accordance with the agreed timeframes stated in the student training plan, discussed and determined at induction. Maximum time frames are subject to recommended study load and potential nationally authorised changes to qualification criteria.

Qualification Structure:

A total of 12 units must be completed:


Core Units

Demonstrate leadership in the workplace

Lead effective workplace relationships

Coordinate business operational plans

Apply communication strategies in the workplace

Lead and facilitate a team


Elective Units

Facilitate continuous improvement

Apply critical thinking to work practices

Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs

Develop personal work priorities

Use digital technologies
to collaborate in a work environment

Build and maintain
business relationships

Implement customer
service strategies

It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

We aim to help our students as much as possible. That’s why you can apply for and start your study journey in three easy steps.



Apply for the course you want with College Australia by completing the quick and easy online Enrolment Form. Click on the link below and choose the relevant qualification. When we receive your application, we will send you an email regarding the pre-enrolment eligibility requirements, including a Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment, Recognition of Prior Learning application and an outline of documentation required for your enrolment to proceed.


Meet your mentor

We will call you to confirm details, discuss eligibility, workplace and assessment requirements and ensure everything is correct.

This interview forms part of your orientation into your course and will allow you to ask further questions.

You will then be required to make payment.

Once payment is received, we will then send you the Confirmation of Enrolment (COE). This Includes details of your Educator and your Training Plan outlining the units you are undertaking and due dates


Commence your studies

You will receive an email with your login details. Remember these details and bookmark the login URL in your browser. Logging in will give you access to your first unit in the online portal.

Start on your first unit.

RPL students
Your Educator will contact you to progress the RPL process if you are undertaking this pathway.

Congratulations. You’re on your way to completing your new qualification!

Learn for Life

We provide a range of leading-edge online courses relevant to the real world, easily accessible and create pathways to successful job outcomes. Wherever your career aspirations lead you, you will graduate with a nationally recognised qualification to get you there.