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Duration of course

12 months

Delivery method

Hybrid delivery: virtual, face to face, online and self-paced program

Entry requirements


Enrolment dates

14 March 2024

13 June 2024

19 Sept 2024

Work placement


Nationally recognised

Funding may be available

Subsidised Prices

Please speak to us to find out more details. 

Funding may be available

You may be eligible for state or territory training subsidies to assist with course fees.

Non-subsidised prices


Course structure

Core Units  
BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team
BSBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace
BSBOPS402 Coordinate business operational plans
Elective Units* *Subject to change
BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBOPS403 Apply business risk management processes
BSBOPS404 Implement customer services strategies
BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
BSBWRT411 Write complex documents
BSBCMM412 Lead Difficult Conversations

Frequently asked questions

You can expect to apply approximately 6-8 hours per week of self-directed learning in addition to class attendance.

An online learning resource and assessment pack will be provided and pre-reading is essential before attending classes.

This course is best suited to those individuals developing into their first/early career supervisory/management position. It would be expected that you have the learning opportunity to provide leadership, guidance and support to others.

We offer different intakes over the year.

Check the course page or contact us to find out the next enrolment date.

No, there are no prerequisites for this course.

One day per month including virtual sessions and face to face practicals held at IRT Academy in Wollongong or other site as advised.

While there is no mandated minimum hours of work-placement, your assessments will often require access to a workplace.

  • Short answers questions
  • Practical activities and/or projects
  • Practical observations in the classroom/workplace, including role plays
  • Other self-directed activities

Find out everything you need to know, including information about course fees and refunds.

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Discover the IRT Academy difference

Whether it’s starting a new career, upskilling your current job or educating your team, IRT Academy can help.

Strong experience

We have been a registered training organisation delivering accredited and non-accredited aged care courses for over 25 years.

Guaranteed work placement

We offer guaranteed and arranged work placement in of our IRT Aged Care Centres in order for you to complete your required hours of placement. 

Industry experts

Our expert educators have extensive experience working in the industry and training aged and home care staff.

Career pathways

Streamline your learning to employment opportunities by learning with a provider who is also an employer.

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BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership And Management

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