CRICOS Course Code: 096033G
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.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
This course is delivered full-time (20 hours per week) basis across 52 weeks consisting of 36 study weeks (four terms of nine weeks each) and term breaks between each term.
Students that 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 $6,000 payable in four 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 $100 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 BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management.
A Statement of Attainment will be issued to participants 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 is delivered full-time (20 hours per week) using blended mode with predominantly face-to-face delivery (15 hours per week) in a classroom environment 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.
There are no specific entry requirements to this qualification stated in the training package. However, to achieve the best possible educational outcome, VIA Education has placed the following entry requirements:
All students must be over 18 years of age; and
Students must have completed Australian Year 12 or its overseas equivalent; or students must have completed Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Certificate III or higher qualification; or students with no formal qualifications will be assessed for Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills before a place can be offered.
Overseas students must demonstrate at least an Upper Intermediate (IELTS 5.5 or equivalent) level of English prior to commencement.
VIA Education recommends that you follow the preferred pathway for this qualification to give yourself the best possible learning experience. It recommends either the successful completion of BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice, or to have a minimum of three years of experience in a Project Management related role.
Upon successful completion of this qualification students may elect to undertake further studies at a higher level, or seek an employment outcome. Employment outcome from this qualification may include: Project Team Leader, Project Manager or Project Administrator.
Units of competency
To be awarded the BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management at VIA Education students will need to complete all 12 of the units set out below:
- 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
- BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
- BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
- BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
- BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
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 a number of types of assessment tasks, which may include: short answer questions, portfolio, role play, presentations and/or written reports.