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Diverse Leadership Program DLP2024

Are you an emerging leader from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, employed and looking to take the next step?
The Diversity Leadership Program provides a suite of tools and models for being a manager and leader in your workplace and the Tasmanian community.

During this intensive program participants learn through in-person training, networking and mentorship opportunities.This program will cover leadership competencies that reflect the unique needs of Tasmanian workplaces and communities.

Leadership competencies for the Diverse Leadership Program 2024 include:

  • Goal setting and planning
  • Communication
  • Conflict management
  • Negotiation
  • Accountability
  • Motivation
  • Team building
  • Delegation
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Decisiveness

The Diverse Leadership Program 2024 is a collaboration between MCOT, TasTAFE and Migrant Talent Connector.

Course cost

Training is supported through the Tasmanian Government’s Training and Work Pathway Program 2023. The training cost is subsidised at $300.00 for program participants. There will be additional costs associated with any intrastate travel and accommodation related to completion of the program.


This training and development program is open to 25 participants.
To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • Be from culturally and linguistically diverse
    (CALD), non-English speaking, refugee or migrant background.
  • Be an emerging leader that can demonstrate motivation and aspiration to develop leadership knowledge and skills.
  • Be committed to complete the program March-June 2024 by
    attending 4 in-person workshops (scheduled for Fridays and Saturdays), networking events, mentorship and project work in Tasmania.

Participation in the Diverse Leadership Program 2024 will result in participants gaining knowledge and skills that will support their leadership in the Tasmanian community and management in the workplace.
An increase in confidence in participant’s leadership capacity may result, as well.

Quotes from DLP2023 participants about the program:

“Participating in the Diverse Leadership Program supported me getting to know myself and what is important to me. It gave me the ability to step forward and into a leadership role from a strong foundation.”

 “Participating in the Diverse Leadership Program empowered me to embrace diverse perspectives but also inspired me to step out of my comfort zone.”

“DLP2023 broadened my horizons and equipped me with the skills to take on leadership roles in our diverse community.”

On successful completion of the program, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the following units:

Unit codeUnit name
BSBPEF502Develop and use emotional
BSBCMM412Lead difficult conversations
BSBLDR523Lead and manage effective
workplace relationships
BSBPMG430Undertake project work
BSBCMM411Make presentations
BSBHRM413Support the learning and
development of teams and individuals
BSBLDR411Demonstrate leadership in
the workplace

Location and duration

Delivered over four months across four TasTAFE campus locations in Tasmania. The program will start in March and finish in June 2024.

TasTAFE CampusWorkshop Dates (TBC)
15, 16 March 2024
19, 20 April 2024
Devonport18, 19 May 2024
Campbell Street
14, 15 June 2024


Application Process

Expressions of interests are now open and close on
14 January 2024.

to submit your expression of interest

You will be asked to detail your motivation and
commitment to this program and provide 2 references.
Once selected for assessment you will be asked to email a CV.

Contact Nico van Leeuwen at the MCOT office for more information or support to fill out the online application via nico.vanleeuwen@mcot.org.au or 03 6170 9196