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  • BSB40920

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

BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

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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.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, there are expected to be around 60,000 job openings for contract, program and project administrators over the next five years. Employers are looking for qualified candidates who can provide good customer service, and communicate well with a variety of stakeholders. 

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
BSBPMG420
Apply project scope management techniques
BSBPMG421
Apply project time management techniques
BSBPMG422
Apply project quality management techniques
UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Greater Brisbane
BSBCRT411
Apply critical thinking to work practices
BSBLDR413
Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBPMG423
Apply project cost management techniques
BSBPMG426
Apply project risk management techniques
BSBPMG429
Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques
BSBWHS411
Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
Gold Coast
BSBCRT411
Apply critical thinking to work practices
BSBLDR413
Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBPMG423
Apply project cost management techniques
BSBPMG426
Apply project risk management techniques
BSBPMG429
Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques
BSBTEC404
Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
Darling Downs and South West
BSBCRT411
Apply critical thinking to work practices
BSBLDR413
Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBPEF402
Develop personal work priorities
BSBPMG423
Apply project cost management techniques
BSBPMG426
Apply project risk management techniques
BSBPMG429
Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques
BSBSUS411
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBTEC404
Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
BSBWHS411
Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs

Note: For some courses, 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
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • 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 may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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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


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

You will be required to complete the bksb to identify any Learning Support needs.

It is recommended that you have an understanding of basic business and technology concepts, which may have been acquired through previous training, qualifications and/or work experience in a business-related field.

You will be required to access and use technology to complete the learning assessment activities and resources within this course.

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

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

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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Get started with TAFE Queensland

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
  • Federation University
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland