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Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (BSB41515)

Course summary

This qualification is suitable for autonomous individuals who identify and apply project management skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts. Job titles for these roles may include contracts officers, project administrators, quality officers and small business operators.

Individuals in these roles might be members of a project team, with no direct responsibility for overall project outcomes. Primarily, these roles would support wider project operations. They may use project tools and methodologies selectively to support organisational or business activities. 

Course details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • - Domestic
Fees www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • - Business, Accounting and Law
Skill Area
  • - Business Services
AQF Level Level 4: Certificate IV

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. 

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Possible job outcomes include; communications liaison, contracts officer, estimator or scheduler, project administrator, project analyst, project coordinator, project officer, project records officer, project support, project team member, quality officer, small business operator, events or conference coordinator.

Course Structures

Please select a Course Structure from the options below:

Standard Course Structure

Summary

To successfully complete this course, students must complete a total of 9 units, consisting of:

3 core units and 6 elective units.

Core
BSBPMG409 Apply project scope management techniques
BSBPMG410 Apply project time management techniques
BSBPMG411 Apply project quality management techniques
Electives
BSBPMG412 Apply project cost management techniques
BSBPMG413 Apply project human resources management approaches
BSBPMG414 Apply project information management and communications techniques
BSBPMG415 Apply project risk management techniques
BSBPMG416 Apply project procurement procedures
BSBPMG417 Apply project life cycle management processes
BSBPMG418 Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques
2017 Study Sequence

Initial Enrolment

BSBPMG409

Followed by

BSBPMG410 and BSBPMG411

Choose six electives from the list below or three electives from below and three from any other Certificate IV qualification

BSBPMG412

BSBPMG413

BSBPMG414

BSBPMG415

BSBPMG416

BSBPMG417

BSBPMG418

2018 Study Sequence

Online - enrol into all units from one cluster at a time:

Initiating a project

  • BSBPMG414 
  • BSBPMG409 
  • BSBPMG411 

Project planning

  • BSBPMG410 
  • BSBPMG412 
  • BSBPMG416 or BSBPMG413 

Electives

  • BSBPMG417 
  • BSBPMG418 
  • BSBPMG415 
  • Or any other 3 x electives from any other training package at AQF level 4.

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
RPL

Course Availabilities

Distance Education

Timing
Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis

Duration and dates
12 - 24 months


Summary
This course is available by Distance Education.

Load
Nine (9) units must be successfully completed - three (3) core units and six (6) Project Management electives.

Notes

Offered online with trainer support by discussion forums, email and telephone. Distance students require self-motivation and must have 4 - 6 hours per week available for study for each unit. 

Students will have 13 weeks to complete each unit and can enrol into more than one unit at a time. 


2018 Course Availabilities List

Narrow the unit availabilities shown by adjusting the filters below.

Location
Attendance Mode
Load Category
Start Month

Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month
Yeppoon Distance Part Time January

2018 Unit Availabilities

Narrow the unit availabilities shown by adjusting the filters below.

Location
Attendance Mode
Load Category
Start Month

BSBPMG409 - Apply project scope management techniques
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Yeppoon Distance Part Time January 01/01/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time February 29/01/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time June 04/06/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time July 16/07/18
BSBPMG410 - Apply project time management techniques
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Yeppoon Distance Part Time March 05/03/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time April 02/04/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time August 06/08/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time September 03/09/18
BSBPMG411 - Apply project quality management techniques
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Yeppoon Distance Part Time January 01/01/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time February 29/01/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time June 04/06/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time July 16/07/18
BSBPMG412 - Apply project cost management techniques
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Yeppoon Distance Part Time March 05/03/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time March 05/03/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time April 02/04/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time April 02/04/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time August 06/08/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time August 06/08/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time September 03/09/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time September 03/09/18
BSBPMG413 - Apply project human resources management approaches
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Yeppoon Distance Part Time March 05/03/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time April 02/04/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time August 06/08/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time September 03/09/18
BSBPMG414 - Apply project information management and communications techniques
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Yeppoon Distance Part Time January 01/01/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time February 29/01/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time June 04/06/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time July 16/07/18
BSBPMG415 - Apply project risk management techniques
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Yeppoon Distance Part Time August 06/08/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time September 03/09/18
BSBPMG416 - Apply project procurement procedures
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Yeppoon Distance Part Time March 05/03/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time April 02/04/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time August 06/08/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time September 03/09/18
BSBPMG417 - Apply project life cycle management processes
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Yeppoon Distance Part Time August 06/08/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time September 03/09/18
BSBPMG418 - Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Yeppoon Distance Part Time August 06/08/18
Yeppoon Distance Part Time September 03/09/18

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Textbook Requirements

There are additional textbooks required for this course. Students are to purchase the following: 

  • Pearson, N, Larson, E and Gray, C 2013, Project Management in Practice, McGraw Hill Education, North Ryde. ISBN: 9781743077238.
  • Communication Skills Handbook 4th Edition, Jane Summers, Brett Smith, Wiley. ISBN: 9781118646014.