This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are engaged to manage the work of others or to add value to or review management practices. Their role may be in any industry or organisational setting. Typically people in these roles will have considerable experience in their respective industries or vocational areas and combine an informed perspective of specific work requirements with their managerial approaches. The qualification requires a sound theoretical knowledge base and managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate own work or the work of a team.
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. A possible job title relevant to this qualification is:
Total number of units = 8
8 elective units
5 elective units must be selected from the Group A units listed below.
3 elective units may be selected from Group A units or Group B units listed below, from this Training Package or from any current accredited course or endorsed Training Package at this qualification level. One unit may be selected from either a Certificate IV or Advanced Diploma qualification.
Elective units must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the qualification level.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Pathways into the qualification
Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
BSB40807 Certificate IV in Frontline Management or other relevant qualification
with vocational experience but without formal supervision or management qualification.
Pathways from the qualification
BSB60407 Advanced Diploma of Management or other Advanced Diploma qualifications
Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification considerations
There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative or regulatory requirements. However, where required, a unit of competency will specify relevant licensing, legislative or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit.
The following table contains a summary of the employability skills required by industry for this qualification. The employability skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.
Industry or enterprise requirements for this qualification include:
communicating with business contacts to promote the goals and objectives of the business
obtaining feedback from colleagues and clients
leading, planning and supervising the performance of team members to develop team cohesion and to foster innovative work practices
accessing and assessing information for accuracy and relevance
developing strategies for minimising risks
Initiative and enterprise
identifying networking opportunities and developing operational strategies to ensure the viability of the business
instigating new or different work practices to improve productivity or service delivery
Planning and organising
allocating work to meet time and budget constraints
developing plans and schedules
participating in professional networks and associations to obtain and maintain personal knowledge and skills
systematically identifying learning and development needs
using business technology to access, organise and monitor information