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  • BSB51415

Diploma of Project Management

At a glance

At a glance

Enrich your career with this high-level qualification in project management. This course will set you up with the advanced skills you need to succeed as a project manager or team leader.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Project Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Project Team Leader
  • Project Leader
COURSE OUTCOME

BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management

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Course overview

Course overview

Establish a career in project management with this high-level qualification. This course is perfect for people who want to upgrade their skills to seek employment as a project manager or team leader.

Jobs in project management roles have risen strongly over the last five years, and opportunities are available in most regions of Australia. Growth in this sector is expected to increase by as much as 50,000 new positions over the next few years.

This course will give you the specialised knowledge and advanced skills to manage project scopes, project costs, risk and quality. Our highly-skilled and intuitive teaching staff are the best in the business, and will give you the guidance you need to succeed in your studies.

Successful completion of this course will give the advanced skills you need to elevate your career in project management.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 4 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
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

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
North and Far North Queensland
BSBPMG518
Manage project procurement
BSBPMG519
Manage project stakeholder engagement
BSBRSK501
Manage risk
BSBWOR501
Manage personal work priorities and professional development
Greater Brisbane / Gold Coast
BSBMGT516
Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBPMG518
Manage project procurement
BSBPMG520
Manage project governance
BSBPMG519
Manage project stakeholder engagement

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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This is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Money IconVet Student Loan - $5,075 cap

This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Selection criteria

Entry into the mainstream program is via direct entry and it is recommended that you have either completed Year 12 (or equivalent), Certificate IV in Project Management or have relevant work experience in the industry.

Entry into the accelerated program is via an application process and it recommended that you have at least 5 years' experience working in the industry.

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You are also required to have access to a calculator, a laptop or tablet device, a USB, a headset including microphone.

Need to know

Course commencement is subject to minimum enrolment numbers.

When studying online it is strongly recommended students follow the preferred order of study and enrol in no more than two units per intake, unless otherwise advised. 

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland