BSB50820 – Diploma of Project Management
CRICOS Course Code: 104078B
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge in a variety of contexts, across a number of industry sectors. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Project Manager and Project Team Leader.
Individuals in these roles 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.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
This course is delivered full-time (20 contact hours per week) across 80 weeks consisting of 54 study weeks (six terms of nine weeks each) and scheduled holiday breaks.
Students, who have previously undertaken related studies, may apply for recognition of prior learning or credit transfer which may result in a shortened course. Contact us for further details.
The total cost of this course is $9,000 payable in six instalments of $1,500 each. The due date of each instalment will appear in your Letter of Offer.
There is an additional non-refundable $200 enrolment fee payable at the time of enrolment, and a $150 materials fee payable for this course (refundable if you decide to cancel your course prior to commencement).
Students who successfully complete this course will be issued with a BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management.
A Statement of Attainment will be issued to students who partially complete this course.
All certification documentation will be issued by Cachet Training Pty Ltd trading as VIA Education.
Mode of delivery
This course will be delivered full-time (20 contact hours per week) using blended mode with predominantly face-to-face delivery (15 hours per week) in classroom environment on campus and some distance delivery (5 hours per week) using Moodle platform. Additional self-directed study at home is also required to achieve the desired course outcomes. This course will not be assessed online or in a live workplace.
Language of delivery
This course will be delivered and assessed exclusively in English.
The following entry requirements apply to this course:
Age requirement: All students must be over 18 years of age.
English language proficiency requirement: Overseas students must demonstrate at least an Upper Intermediate (IELTS 5.5 or equivalent) level of English prior to commencement.
Academic requirement: All students must have completed Australian Year 12 or its overseas equivalent or an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Certificate III or higher qualification prior to commencing this course.
Upon successful completion of BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management students may elect to undertake further studies in higher education or seek an employment outcome.
Employment outcomes from this qualification may include: Project Team Leaders, Project Manager, or Project Administrator
Units of competency
To be awarded the BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management at VIA Education students will need to complete all 12 of the units set out below:
- BSBPMG530 Manage project scope
- BSBPMG531 Manage project time
- BSBPMG532 Manage project quality
- BSBPMG533 Manage project cost
- BSBPMG534 Manage project human resources
- BSBPMG535 Manage project information and communication
- BSBPMG536 Manage project risk
- BSBPMG540 Manage project integration
- BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development
- BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement
- BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
- BSBTWK503 Manage meetings
Students are provided with an assessment manual at the commencement of each unit of competency, along with standard learner materials.
The assessment manual sets out the range and types of assessment tasks that will be used for the unit.
Each unit will comprise of number of assessment tasks which include providing responses to short answer questions; compiling portfolio of evidence of completed work; participating in practical activities such as demonstrations, role-plays and presentations.