Short Course

Leadership Essentials

If you’re looking for a solid, well-rounded and thorough qualification to introduce you to business leadership and management, then this is for you.

This course is most suited for those who want to work behind the front line, away from customers, supporting, leading and managing the front line staff.

Your Investment:


This course is valued at $1030 but thanks to Job Trainer funding from the NSW government, it is FREE to you. (if you are eligible)



On average, this course will take around 12 hours to complete.

Start Dates

1st October

This course is available to start on the 1st October 2021. You must complete before 1st January 2021. Just use the Apply Now button to get started.

Course Details

We’re pretty sure this course will give you a lot of confidence to prepare you for work in a leadership role.

You can learn how to do this in a simulated business environment, try a few things, get some feedback from our Mentors, and then become really good at this. You can boldly hit up your boss - complete with your new Statement of Attainment in Leadership Essentials - and let them know that you’re ready for this next step!

Units of study

    1. BSBMGT401- Show leadership in the workplace
    2. BSBRSK401- Identify risk and apply risk management processes

Possible Job Roles

    1. Office Administrator / Manager
    2. Team Leader
    3. Customer Care Manager

100% online

Our courses are delivered 100% online using some of the most innovative and engaging learning materials available with full mentor support every step of the way.

Entry Requirements
Pre Req's:


There are no ATAR or other entry requirements to start studying this course. Please check your funding eligibility to confirm the study cost for the course. 

Nationally Recognised Training

Recognised Training

This course is a nationally recognised training program that can lead to vocational qualifications and credentials that are recognised across Australia.

Don't miss out on your exclusive access

to our "Job Ready" training program

Not only can you study a 100% free course with us that will give you the skills you need for the future, but when you graduate from Edmund Barton College, your support doesn’t end there.

We have recently partnered with The Resumeologist and we're giving away FREE training materials worth $498 when you complete your course!
You'll receive access to an abundance of material, including how to write a CV, how to optimise your LinkedIn page for employers and recruiters, and how to prepare for your job interview, coupled with interactive PDF workbooks and a library of in-depth videos designed to help you stand out from the crowd in every way.

What you get:

  • How to create the perfect CV

    Your Professional Presentation - everything you need to construct the perfect resume, tailor your cover letter, and optimise your LinkedIn profile so that you present your best self to the marketplace

    78 segments, interactive PDF workbook with 16 exercises, 65 resume templates, and 2 cover letter templates

  • How to nail your job interview

    Job Interview Training that will help you build the confidence necessary to shine throughout your next interview.

    Over 2.5 hours of interview training videos, 48 segments, interactive PDF workbook with 13 exercises

Frequently Asked Questions

1. To register, click on the 'Enrol Now' button.

2. Enter your details to confirm your eligibility and then click submit. 

3. Enter your details on the enrolment pages. 
Congratulations! You have successfully enrolled in your online course. If we need any more information from you, we will be in touch. If not, then you will receive a confirmation email within 48 hours with login information for you to start your training!

Yes, 100% free! Edmund Barton College has partnered with the NSW government to provide fee-free Job trainer courses. If you are eligible, then you can enrol online, study and complete your course and not pay a cent. 

Do you live or work in NSW?

If you can answer yes to this question and any one of the next questions- then congratulations! You are eligible!

Essentially, you're eligible if you're unemployed,  or if COVID has caused;
1. Reduced hours 
2. Your job to be threatened threatened
3. You need to unskill to retain Job

If you are eligible- the next steps are easy!

Choose your course and click Enrol! It's that simple!

The government-funded Job Trainer program is currently available to the following: 

  • Australian Citizens
  • Permanent Residents 
  • NZ Citizens 
  • Holders of a Humanitarian visa.

Please feel free to get in touch with us if you are unsure about your eligibility. 

All of our courses will take a different amount of time but we recommend allowing around 6 hours per unit. 

When you complete a course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment which you will be able to show to any employer to verify your skills. 

Absolutely. You are welcome to complete as many courses as you wish. We recommend that you wait until you have completed each course before starting a new one but if you are enjoying what you are doing, and want to learn more, there is nothing stopping you from completing all the courses!