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BSB40920 - Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification is suitable for individuals who identify and apply project management skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts. Skills and knowledge gained from this course can be used in a variety of contexts across many industry sectors, including (but not limited to) project administrators, quality officers, quality control officers, contracts 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 and may use project tools and techniques to support organisational activities or business needs.

The delivery is online with a specific sequence of units within 3 clusters, grouped together of 3 core and 6 elective units. It is a requirement of this course that you enrol into all units under each cluster, following the designated sequence listed in the Course structure tab. New students must enrol into the first cluster of units before attempting the remaining clusters.


Entry Requirements

CQUniversity requirement - Completion of bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher-level course.

CQUniversity recommendation of 18 years of age with either completion of Year 12 or equivalent, access to a computer, Internet and intermediate computer skills.


Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $3,735.00 (2022)
Fee for service per unit $415.00 (2022)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Now
Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
Skill Area
  • Business Services
AQF Level Level 4: Certificate IV

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Possible job outcomes could include (but are not limited to): 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 co-ordinator.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 3 core units
  2. Complete 6 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Please select a course structure from the options below:
ONLINE

This course is delivered online for a period of 54 weeks, the nine (9) units are grouped into three (3) clusters to assist students progression of study. Students must follow the sequence outlined in the course planner and enrol into all units under each cluster.

It may be possible for the student to complete the course sooner if they are deemed competent.

Students must complete all components of the assessment tasks within the course to be deemed competent.

  • Online
CLUSTER 1 ADMINISTRATION

BSBPMG420 - Apply project scope management techniques

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the project’s scope by assisting with identifying its objectives, deliverables, constraints, assumptions and outcomes. It also involves applying controls once the project has commenced and contribute to reviewing the suitability of those controls.

The unit applies to individuals who support project managers and other team members to apply project scope management techniques.

BSBPMG421 - Apply project time management techniques

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with project scheduling activities, apply and monitor the agreed project schedule, and evaluate the effectiveness of time management for the project.

The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

BSBPMG422 - Apply project quality management techniques

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to enhance project outcomes by contributing to quality planning, applying quality policies and procedures, and contributing to continuous improvement in projects.

The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.


BSBPMG421 Apply project time management techniques More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPMG422 Apply project quality management techniques More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPMG420 Apply project scope management techniques More Information Training.gov Details
CLUSTER 2 ASSETS

BSBPMG423 - Apply project cost management techniques

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist in producing a project budget, to monitor project expenditure and contribute to cost finalisation processes.

The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

BSBPMG424 - Apply project human resources management approaches

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with aspects of human resources management of a project. It involves establishing human resource requirements, identifying and facilitating the learning and development needs of people working on the project and resolving conflict in the team.

The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

BSBOPS401 Coordinate business resources

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and analyse existing and required resources, their effective application and the accountability for their use.

The unit applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of business resources and well-developed skills to ensure adequate resources are available to perform the work of the organisation. They may have responsibility to provide guidance to, or delegate aspects of these tasks to others.

BSBOPS401 Coordinate business resources More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPMG424 Apply Project Human Resources Management Approaches More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPMG423 Apply Project Cost Management Techniques More Information Training.gov Details
CLUSTER 3 COMMUNICATION AND WORKPLACE RELATIONSHIPS

BSBPMG425 - Apply project information management and communications techniques

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a critical link between people, ideas and information at all stages in the project life cycle. It involves assisting the project team to plan communications, communicating information related to the project, and reviewing communications.

The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

BSBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationships

This unit describes the skills, knowledge and outcomes required to use leadership to promote team cohesion. It includes motivating, mentoring, coaching and developing the team and forming the bridge between the management of the organisation and team members.

The unit applies to team leaders, supervisors and new or emerging managers where leadership plays a role in developing and maintaining effective workplace relationships. It applies in any industry or community context. At this level, work will normally be carried out within routine and non-routine methods and procedures, which require planning, evaluation, leadership and guidance of others.

BSBPEF401 Manage personal health and wellbeing

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify signs and sources of strain on personal health and wellbeing (both physical and mental) within job roles and according to key performance indicators (KPIs).

The unit applies to individuals who operate with a high level of autonomy, have excellent communication skills and apply knowledge of organisational policies and relevant legislation.

BSBPMG425 Apply project information management and communications techniques More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPEF401 Manage personal health and wellbeing More Information Training.gov Details
BSBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationships More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBPMG421 - Apply project time management techniques
1 BSBPMG422 - Apply project quality management techniques
1 BSBPMG420 - Apply project scope management techniques
2 BSBOPS401 - Coordinate business resources
2 BSBPMG424 - Apply Project Human Resources Management Approaches
2 BSBPMG423 - Apply Project Cost Management Techniques
3 BSBPMG425 - Apply project information management and communications techniques
3 BSBPEF401 - Manage personal health and wellbeing
3 BSBLDR413 - Lead effective workplace relationships


RPL

RPL ONLY

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
CLUSTER 1 ADMINISTRATION

BSBPMG420 - Apply project scope management techniques

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the project’s scope by assisting with identifying its objectives, deliverables, constraints, assumptions and outcomes. It also involves applying controls once the project has commenced and contribute to reviewing the suitability of those controls.

The unit applies to individuals who support project managers and other team members to apply project scope management techniques.

BSBPMG421 - Apply project time management techniques

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with project scheduling activities, apply and monitor the agreed project schedule, and evaluate the effectiveness of time management for the project.

The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

BSBPMG422 - Apply project quality management techniques

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to enhance project outcomes by contributing to quality planning, applying quality policies and procedures, and contributing to continuous improvement in projects.

The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.


BSBPMG422 Apply project quality management techniques More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPMG420 Apply project scope management techniques More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPMG421 Apply project time management techniques More Information Training.gov Details
CLUSTER 2 ASSETS

BSBPMG423 - Apply project cost management techniques

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist in producing a project budget, to monitor project expenditure and contribute to cost finalisation processes.

The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

BSBPMG424 - Apply project human resources management approaches

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with aspects of human resources management of a project. It involves establishing human resource requirements, identifying and facilitating the learning and development needs of people working on the project and resolving conflict in the team.

The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

BSBOPS401 Coordinate business resources

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and analyse existing and required resources, their effective application and the accountability for their use.

The unit applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of business resources and well-developed skills to ensure adequate resources are available to perform the work of the organisation. They may have responsibility to provide guidance to, or delegate aspects of these tasks to others.

BSBPMG424 Apply Project Human Resources Management Approaches More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPMG423 Apply Project Cost Management Techniques More Information Training.gov Details
BSBOPS401 Coordinate business resources More Information Training.gov Details
CLUSTER 3 COMMUNICATION AND WORKPLACE RELATIONSHIPS

BSBPMG425 - Apply project information management and communications techniques

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a critical link between people, ideas and information at all stages in the project life cycle. It involves assisting the project team to plan communications, communicating information related to the project, and reviewing communications.

The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

BSBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationships

This unit describes the skills, knowledge and outcomes required to use leadership to promote team cohesion. It includes motivating, mentoring, coaching and developing the team and forming the bridge between the management of the organisation and team members.

The unit applies to team leaders, supervisors and new or emerging managers where leadership plays a role in developing and maintaining effective workplace relationships. It applies in any industry or community context. At this level, work will normally be carried out within routine and non-routine methods and procedures, which require planning, evaluation, leadership and guidance of others.

BSBPEF401 Manage personal health and wellbeing

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify signs and sources of strain on personal health and wellbeing (both physical and mental) within job roles and according to key performance indicators (KPIs).

The unit applies to individuals who operate with a high level of autonomy, have excellent communication skills and apply knowledge of organisational policies and relevant legislation.

BSBPMG426 Apply project risk management techniques More Information Training.gov Details
BSBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationships More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPEF401 Manage personal health and wellbeing More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPMG425 Apply project information management and communications techniques More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBPMG422 - Apply project quality management techniques
1 BSBPMG420 - Apply project scope management techniques
1 BSBPMG421 - Apply project time management techniques
2 BSBPMG424 - Apply Project Human Resources Management Approaches
2 BSBPMG423 - Apply Project Cost Management Techniques
2 BSBOPS401 - Coordinate business resources
3 BSBLDR413 - Lead effective workplace relationships
3 BSBPEF401 - Manage personal health and wellbeing
3 BSBPMG425 - Apply project information management and communications techniques

The following units have no specific enrolment order and you should discuss the order of enrolment for these with your teacher.
Unit Code Unit Name
BSBPMG426 Apply project risk management techniques

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Third Party Verification
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
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Domestic 2022 Availabilities

ONLINE

Online
February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
December: Full Time/Part Time

RPL

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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