10942NAT Diploma of Consultancy

The Diploma of Consultancy is an accredited qualification designed for individuals looking to enhance their management consulting abilities and effectively run a consultancy practice. This program is ideal for employee consultants and professionals involved in consulting projects who wish to improve their skills and gain recognition for their consultancy work.

This program offers the following benefits:

• Achieve a nationally recognized qualification upon successful completion

• Micro-credentialed subjects, allowing participants to exit the program at various stages

Target Audience

This program is designed for professionals who:

• Work as independent consultants, manage small consultancy practices, serve as consultants within large firms, or act as internal consultants in large organizations.

• Seek to advance their professional development and stay at the forefront of consultancy practice.

• Aim to earn a qualification upon completing the program.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

1. Identify the core elements required in managing a consultancy practice

2. Conduct business development activities

3. Prepare for a consultancy project

4. Execute a consultancy project

5. Close a consultancy project

6. Manage a consultancy practice

Program Delivery

The mode of delivery includes a combination of the following:

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Candidates complete an application initially and if deemed suitable for this pathway, are provided with the RPL kit.
  • Limited one to one (mentored development)/online video conferencing. This mode of delivery utilises online face-to-face mentored development of individuals through assessor-led activities. Candidates take part in an introductory workshop and ‘content’ workshops may be provided from time to time, depending on candidate needs. It is expected that most candidates will already be employed in a position where they can perform and demonstrate the competencies if this pathway is selected.
  • Blended (mix of online delivery via Zoom/Webex/Teams platform plus facilitated workshops)


  • Tony Simmonds MIMC CMC
  • Terry Simmonds MIMC
  • Dr Nick Hadjinicolaou PhD MBA MPM BSc SMP, CSM, SAFe Agilist, SAFe RTE, SAFe LPM, Hybrid Agile,
  • Dr Maria Radyati

Core Units of Competency

Unit 1 - NAT10942001 Prepare consultant contract for engagement with the client

Unit 2 - NAT10942002 Prepare the work plan for implementation of the consultancy services contract

Unit 3 - NAT10942003 Execute the consultancy services workplan

Unit 4 - NAT10942004 Finalise consultancy services workplan and contract

Unit 5 - NAT10942005 Manage a consultancy services provider practice

Unit 6 - BSBMKG541 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities

Unit 7 - BSBESB401 Research and develop business plans

Unit 8 - BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships


Diploma of Consultancy training.gov.au - 10942NAT - Diploma of Consultancy Recognised by the Australian Skills Qualify Authority under the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011


Members price is A$7,700 (No GST / GST Free)

Non-members price is A$8,200 (No GST / GST Free)


NOTE: As this program is being delivered by 'Interlink Technology Services Pty Ltd' (a Registered Training Organisation), IMC can only take registration of interest for this program. The booking and payment must be made via the Interlink Website.