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    Community Sector Management Course 

    Diploma of Leadership & Management (BSB51915)

    The Diploma of Leadership and Management is a 10 session course consisting of 12 units.  The management skills you'll learn on this course will assist you to lead and manage your team, improve service quality, manage workflow and communicate effectively with others. It reflects the role that managers, supervisors and team leaders play in the community services sector, applying knowledge and practical skills across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. 

    Program Units:

    Register now for 2017 intake.

    Program 15 will run between May 2017 - April 2018 with sessions every 6 - 8 weeks.

    WACOSS’ Diploma of Leadership & Management course is run in partnership with leading management training provider MODAL.  

    To be eligible to register you need to be able to demonstrate you are responsible for the following:

  • Leading work teams with direct reports or leading project teams
  • Planning, organising and monitoring the work of others
  • Supervision of staff, including conducting performance appraisals or similar
  • Authority to initiate and implement changes impacting your team
  • Responsibility for supporting work teams and meeting organisational/business requirements
  • Have identified work mentor
  •  Program 15 Fees (2017-2018)
    $6000.00 for member (GST Exclusive)
    $6800.00 non-member (GST Exclusive

    Applications close on 22 Mar 2017, 5pm.


     Financial Assistance: Applicants may be eligible for reimbursement of  50% - 100% of course fees (numbers are limited). If you are applying for a subsidised place, you will need to complete this application form as well as apply for to either of the programs detailed below:

    • Lotterywest -
      Lee Grmas
      Senior Grants Development Officer
      Ph: 08 9488 6280
      Click here to apply
      Applications close 23 Dec 2016, 5pm.

    • Australian Scholarships Foundation
      Ph: 1300 248 675
      Click here to apply
      Applications close 22 Mar 2017, 5pm.


    2017 Diploma Session Dates & Unit Description

    Dip of Leadership Management Info pack

    Diploma Program 15 application

    For further information, please contact Maree Jones or Bree Van Haeften at WACOSS on 9420 7222 or

    Benefits of this Diploma Course:

    • Supported environment working with other peers that are in similar positions to you

    • All students have access to individualised coaching and support throughout the program

    • Each student works with a mentor of their choice throughout the course

    • All assessments are based on practical workplace assignments that would form part of your normal duties

    • Highly effective career development program tested and refined over the past 12 years

    • Workplaces benefit from a 12 month practical work based project each student needs to complete


    About the training provider:

    MODAL is an expert training provider. Their trainers continually update and refresh their skills, knowledge and capabilities, thus ensuring clients have access to leading edge consulting expertise. Typical initiatives focus on people-based outcomes in these core areas of; strengthening organisational culture, leadership development & management training and building high-performance teams.