This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge. They may manage projects in a variety of contexts, across a number of industry sectors. They have project leadership and management roles and are responsible for achieving project objectives. They possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical and managerial competencies to initiate, plan, execute and evaluate their own work and/or the work of others.
VET Student Loan Information
VET Student Loans may be available for eligible students in approved Diploma level qualifications. The loan can be used towards Tuition Fees only and does not cover additional expenses such as textbooks, uniforms, equipment, travel, tools, and accommodation or general living expenses.
|AQF Level||Level 5: Diploma|
There are no entry requirements for this course.
Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations
Possible job outcomes include: Project manager, Project Coordinator, Project Administrator, Events manager, events coordinator, events administrator, scheduler, planner, procurement, Stakeholder liaison, Change manager. These possible outcomes can be applied across various industries
Standard Course Structure
Approximately 535 hours of study time will be involved however, the training duration will depend on the electives and study mode selected.
|BSBPMG511||Manage project scope|
|BSBPMG512||Manage project time|
|BSBPMG513||Manage project quality|
|BSBPMG514||Manage project cost|
|BSBPMG515||Manage project human resources|
|BSBPMG516||Manage project information and communication|
|BSBPMG517||Manage project risk|
|BSBPMG521||Manage project integration|
|BSBPMG518||Manage project procurement|
|BSBPMG519||Manage project stakeholder engagement|
|BSBPMG520||Manage project governance|
|BSBSUS501||Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability|
First enrolment pattern:
Second enrolment pattern:
Third Enrolment pattern:
Four (4) electives may be taken from any other Diploma qualification.
Duration and dates
This course is available by Distance Education and course material will be available online. Distance Education students require self-motivation and must have 4-6 hours per week available for study for each unit. This is a self-paced course so students will need well developed technology and literacy skills to read and follow text books, basic numeracy skills are also required.
VFH 1 (30 January – 24 November 2017) last date for enrolment is 21 March 2017 (43 week)
VFH 2 (6 March – 28 July 2017) last date for enrolment 4 April 2017 (20 week)
VFH 3 (10 April – 9 February 2018) last date for enrolment 30 May 2017 (43 week)
VFH 4 (15 May – 6 October 2017) last date for enrolment 13 June 2017 (20 week)
VFH 5 (10 July – 11 May 2018) last date for enrolment 29 August 2017 (43 week)
VFH 6 (14 August 2017– 5 January 2018) last date for enrolment 12 September 2017 (20 week)
VFH 7 (18 September 2017 – 20 July 2018) last date for enrolment 7 November 2017 (43 week)
VFH 8 (6 November 2017 – 13 April 2018) last date for enrolment 5 December 2017 (20 week)
|Course code||Course name||Short Course|
|BSB41515||Certificate IV in Project Management Practice||No|
To apply, or to find out more about this course, contact the Student Advice Team on 13 27 86.
Is what I already know taken into account?
Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.
Students must have a computer with internet access in order to study online and participate in online tutorials. Students will also require a basic headset and microphone,with optional webcam.
The follow textbooks are required for all core units:
- PMBOK 5th Edition; Publisher: Project Management Institute; ISBN: 9781935589679.
- Project Management in Practice; Author: N Pearson; Publisher: McGraw Hill Education; ISBN: 9781743077238.
- Managing successful projects with PRINCE2, AXELOS, TSO, ISBN 9781118646014.
- The Communication Skills Handbook, 4th Edition, Jane Summers, Brett Smith, Wiley, ISBN 9781118646014.