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  • BSB41515

Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

At a glance

At a glance

Take the next step in your career in project management with this mid-level qualification from TAFE Queensland. Learn the specialised skills needed to work as a contracts officer or project administrator.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Project Administrator
  • Contracts Officer
COURSE OUTCOME

BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice  Articulation options:  BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management

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Course overview

Course overview

Discover a new career in project management with this mid-level qualification from TAFE Queensland. Learn specialised skills and upgrade your career as a contracts officer or projects administrator.

Demand for qualified workers in project management has been increasing in recent years and is expected to continue, with up to 50,000 new positions expected to open in the next five years.

This qualification will provide you with specialised skills and knowledge in a range of areas including the application of project scope, time management and quality management techniques. You'll also learn procurement procedures and stakeholder engagement processes. You'll be led by our team of industry professionals who will guide you to reach your education goals.

Successfully completing this course gives you the skills you need to confidentially seek employment in project management and contracts administration.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 6 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBPMG409
Apply project scope management techniques
BSBPMG410
Apply project time management techniques
BSBPMG411
Apply project quality management techniques

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
North and Far North Queensland / Greater Brisbane
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
BSBPMG418
Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques
Gold Coast
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
BSBADM405
Organise meetings
BSBWHS401
Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBRSK401
Identify risk and apply risk management processes
BSBWOR404
Develop work priorities
BSBLED401
Develop teams and individuals

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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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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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. To complete this program you'll need a project to work on. This could be work based, community based or another suitable project based venture.

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

Online course - students will be required to purchase additional resources available at http://qtw.com.au/.

Accelerated course - Title: Project Management Essentials with 12mth Online Student Access, ANZ Edition  Author: Therese Linton  ISBN: 9780170237062  Published: 2014 by Cengage Learning Australia  This textbook can be purchased from the Queensland Textbook Warehouse at www.qtw.com.au, or from Cengage at www.cengage.com.au.

Need to know

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