Duration of course

12 months

Delivery method

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

Entry requirements


Work placement


Nationally recognised

Funding may be available

Subsidised Prices

First qualification

Second Qualification



Non-subsidised prices


Funding may be available

We offer various state and territory subsidised training programs to assist you with course fees.

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
BSBOPS401 Coordinate business resources
BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBOPS403 Apply business risk management processes
BSBOPS404 Implement customer services strategies
BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities

Frequently asked questions

For those studying in a classroom environment you will be expected to devote approximately 3 hours of home study per week, plus 5 hours per assessment, in addition to your class/session attendance. An online learning resource and assessment pack will be provided and pre-reading is essential before attending classes.

This course would be best suited to those who are developing into their first/early career supervisory/management position. It would be expected students have the learning opportunity to provide leadership, guidance and support to others. They also have some responsibility for organising and monitoring the output of their team.

Classroom delivery – one day per fortnight up to a 12 month period with a mixture of virtual and face to face classes held at IRT Academy in Wollongong.

Unfortunately not. All students seeking work will have to follow the normal procedures in regards to applying and interviewing for a position.

You will be assessed in a number of ways. These methods may include:

  • Written questions / research exercises / case studies / projects
  • Observation in the classroom in a simulated environment

  • Observation in the workplace
  • Role-plays

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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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