Building Leaders in Construction (Diploma of Leadership & Management)

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BSB50420 - Diploma of Leadership and Management

Designed specifically for the commercial sector, our Building Leaders in Construction program provides a professional development pathway for site supervisors, leading hands and finishing foremen.

Highly regarded and unique to this industry, Building Leaders in Construction is a premium management and leadership program for hand-selected participants, providing them with a nationally accredited Diploma of Leadership & Management qualification.

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Why enrol?

Our premium management and leadership program designed specifically for site supervisors, site managers, project managers, contract administrators, leading hands, finishing foremen and structural foremen who have been in their current role for at least two years.

The Building Leaders in Construction training and professional development program has been designed by key industry experts to ensure participants receive the highest level of training to advance their skills and careers.

Course outline

Successful completion of the program will give participants a nationally recognised Diploma of Leadership & Management BSB50420 qualification, and expose them to an interactive learning environment, contextualised to the construction industry, and focused on:

  • Communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Planning and organising (self and others)
  • Construction planning (tasks and sequencing)
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Conflict resolution and negotiation skills
  • Manage operational plans
  • Team effectiveness and workplace relationships.

The successful completion of the program will result in a Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB50420) qualification. In addition, the interaction and networking with likeminded participants will result in a superior outcome to that generated from other professional development courses.

The Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB50420) qualification can also be used to gain entry into university to continue the participant’s education beyond this program, if desired.

Course inclusions

All learning resources, tools, texts, assessment activities, accommodation, activities and meals during live-in workshops.

Assessment process

The assessment process for Master Builders’ BSB50420 - Diploma of Leadership and Management qualification involves activities based on three program clusters, planning, people and process, as well as a workplace project.

Cluster assessments comprise short answers, case studies and practical evidence gathered from the workplace. The workplace project focuses on implementing strategies to improve current business operations, which can be translated back to the workplace to benefit individuals and the organisation. Mentors and a Master Builders facilitator will provide support regarding submission of assessments.

Upcoming courses starting

This course is only offered in Brisbane once per year with a limited number of seats available. Enquire now for 2025.

Phone 1300 13 60 02 Enquire now

Course details

Duration 10 months
DeliveryFace-to-face learning (this program is delivered over 5 mandatory, live-in, three and two-day workshops, over 10 months).
Module outcome  Diploma of Leadership & Management qualification
Costs and funding
  • Full course price: $12,000 (GST exempt)
  • Current BERT members or employees of contributing BERT employers: $3,754.40 (GST exempt)

Full course price payment plan: initial deposit of $1,500 + $1,500 at enrolment and $1,050 per month.

Funding now available. Eligible students save a minimum of $8,245.60^ which covers all course fees ($3,754.40 is for accommodation and catering).

Call 1300 136 002 to find out how much you could save, check your eligibility and to enrol.

^Eligibility criteria applies.

Course codeBSB50420 - Diploma of Leadership and Management


Due to the exclusive nature of this program, prior to enrolment, candidates should be:

  • Able to demonstrate current employment within the commercial sector for at least two years as a site supervisor, leading hand, finishing foreman, structural foreman (or similar)
  • Nominated by an employer and have access to a mentor throughout the program
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills
  • Able to commit to attending all ‘live-in’ workshops for the duration of the program
  • Able to access internet, office and various communication technology platforms
  • Have a modern laptop (preferably Windows based) with Microsoft programs, Google Chrome and Adobe Reader, that can be used throughout the course duration for class work and assessments.

Terms & conditions

Please read Master Builders training and licensing policies and Student Handbook prior to enrolment.

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