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. Loan limits or caps may apply for some eligible courses and where a loan limit is reached for a course, students may be required to pay upfront for any remaining units.
|How to Apply||Please Enquire|
|AQF Level||Level 5: Diploma|
There are no entry requirements for this course. However, it is recommended that students have computer literacy skills to undertake research, access learning resources, participate in on-line forums, lectures/tutorials and develop report writing skills. Learning MicroSoft Project is also required in the course.
Students are also required to manage a project, either in the workplace, association, community or personally when undertaking BSBPMG521.
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
To successfully complete this course, students must complete a total of 12 units, consisting of:
8 core units and 4 elective units.
|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|
|BSBWOR501||Manage personal work priorities and professional development|
New students commence with BSBPMG511-Manage Project Scope
Upon completion of BSBPMG511-Manage Project Scope, students can enrol in the next available unit which are available monthly:
APRIL: BSBPMG514 - Manage project cost
MAY: BSBPMG516 - Manage project information and communication
JUNE: BSBPMG515 - Manage project human resources
JULY: BSBPMG517 - Manage project risk
AUGUST: BSBPMG518 - Manage project procurement
SEPTEMBER: BSBPMG520 - Manage project governance
OCTOBER: BSBPMG513 - Manage project quality
NOVEMBER: BSBPMG521 - Manage project integration. This unit is the last unit for completion. Students have 40 weeks to initiate, plan, execute, control and close a project of choice.
DECEMBER: BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
Course Assessment Information
There are twelve course intakes, available monthly from January to December.
Duration and dates
2 years part-time
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.
Duration and Dates further information
Each intake has the maximum duration of 20 weeks. Students have the opportunity to complete their units from that intake earlier based on personal work ethic.
BSBPMG521- Manage Project Integration has a duration of 40 weeks for students to initiate, plan, execute, control and close a project of choice. This unit is available in the NOVEMBER intake.
|Course code||Course name||Short Course|
|BSB41515||Certificate IV in Project Management Practice||No|
Related University Degrees
The following University Degrees are also available at CQUni, for those wishing to follow a Project Management career path:
CC33 - Graduate Certificate in Project Management
CV81 - Graduate Diploma of Project Managament
CV84 - Master of Project Management
For further information please see the CQUni Handbook.
Additional Resources and Textbooks
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 for online tutorials.
The follow textbooks are required for all core units:
- A Guide to the Project Management Book of Knowledge, PMBOK Guide, Sixth Edition
- Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2, 2017 Edition
BSBPMG521 - Manage Project Integration requires students to initiate, plan, execute, control and close a project. Project size, type and complexity will be confirmed when initiating a project.
The project management course is an on-line program. Requires internet access, word processing skills for report writing and excel spreadsheet skills to develop tables, charts.
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.