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Diverse Leadership Program

Diverse Leadership Program

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. The Multicultural Council of Tasmania will work with key industry
stakeholders in facilitating networking and mentorship opportunities with Tasmanian leaders to enhance the experience
generated by the training. This program will cover developing
leadership competencies that reflect the unique needs of your organisation.

Leadership competencies include:

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

Course cost

Training is supported through the Tasmanian Government’s Training and Work Pathway Program 2022. The training cost subsidised at $250.00 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 by
    attending all 4 workshops, networking events,
    mentorship sessions and project work in

What to bring

Be prepared with standard items such as a
pen, notebook or paper.
You may wish to bring your own laptop or
electronic device to assist with the training.


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

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

Location and duration

Delivered over nine months across four
TasTAFE campus locations.
The course will start in February 2023.

CampusWorkshop DatesTime
Alanvale17-19 March
Clarence12-14 May
(Campbell Street)
21-23 October


Application Process

Expressions of interests are now open and close on
31 January 2023.

You will be asked to detail your motivation and
commitment to this program, and to upload a CV
and 2 references. 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

For further information

To find out more contact:
Nico van Leeuwen

Multicultural Community Development Manager,
Multicultural Council of Tasmania
Email: nico.vanleeuwen@mcot.org.au
Phone: (03) 6170 9196