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.
CRICOS code: 087453G
This course is delivered over 52 weeks of full time study at 20 hours per week of scheduled class time at the Skills Institute Australia training facility south of Brisbane. This includes six weeks holidays.
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This qualification is delivered face-to-face in the classroom. There is a new intake each month.
All students must be at least 18 years of age.
- Satisfactory completion of year 12 or equivalent
- Overseas students require a language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
There are no specific academic prerequisites for any of the units in this course, however preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
- Certificate IV in Project Management or other relevant qualifications, or
- extensive vocational experience in project roles where they may have had some limited responsibility
To complete this course, it is expected that you will have access to:
- A computer with Windows XP or higher
- DVD-ROM drive
- Media Player
These facilities are available on campus.
All of the learning materials and test books required to complete this course will be provided.
In order to receive this qualification, twelve units must be completed satisfactorily:
- 8 core units
- 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|
|BSBINM501||Manage an information or knowledge management system|
|BSBMGT516||Facilitate continuous improvement|
|BSBMGT605||Provide Leadership across the organisation|
|BSBWOR502||Lead and manage team effectiveness|
This course provides participants with the skills to obtain the occupational position across various industrial sectors. Job roles and titles vary across these different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Project Coordinator
- Project Management Officer
- Project Team Member
- Project or Program Administrator.
Individuals who successfully complete the Diploma of Project Management may study the Advanced Diploma of Program Management or a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Students who have completed any of the units of study or have practical experience that may be used for recognition of prior learning must contact Skills Institute Australia prior to enrollment.
As this is a competency based program, assessment continues throughout the duration of the course until the participant either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed.
Assessment tasks may include
- Written questions and answers
- Case study analysis
- Observation of the learner
- Written and oral questioning
- Written reports
- Simulated role play
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Skills Institute Australia has a commitment to providing equity in training for all learners. In particular, ensuring equity in training for women and the elimination of discrimination against female students in vocational education and training is a priority.
Skills Institute Australia encourages all students to pursue their vocational education and achieve their training goals, including students:
- With language, literacy and numeracy problems
- From a non-English speaking background
- With a disability
Our college will identify and access appropriate support services, and ensure the necessary services are provided for participants as required.