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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
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


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

3 core units and 6 elective units.

Core Units
BSBPMG409 Apply project scope management techniques
BSBPMG410 Apply project time management techniques
BSBPMG411 Apply project quality management techniques
Elective Units
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
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 


  • 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

Course Intakes


There are four course intakes, available in January, February, June and July.

Duration and dates
12 months


This course is available online with teaching support available through discussion forums, email and telephone. Online students require self-motivation and must have 4 - 6 hours per week available for study. 

For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here

Related Courses

No related course found.

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.