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BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management

National ID: BSB51415 State ID: AVW5
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Are you ready for a career that would see you managing the big things?

When you complete the Diploma of Project Management you will be looking at a career as a contract coordinator, project manager, quality administrator or risk management professional.

You will gain the career enhancing knowledge and skills to manage projects from start to finish, applying scope management, time management, quality management, cost management, risk management, and information and communication techniques.

You will acquire valuable experience in integrating projects, managing people, and managing operational plans.

Full time attendance is equivalent to two days a week.

Completion of the Diploma of Project Management opens up a range of further study options and it may provide advanced standing towards a university degree.

 This qualification is not suitable for school leavers as it reflects the role of individuals in project leadership and management roles who are responsible for applying project management skills and knowledge to their work and the work of others to achieve project objectives. Students should have a significant work history to better relate to the course content.

School leavers or those with limited work experience who are interested in project management may wish to consider the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice.

Part-time course commencing Semester 1, 2021 - important information

This course will be run on Saturdays, with required attendance at a workshop one Saturday per month from February to November at Thornlie campus. This is an intensive workshop delivery mode for participants with current relevant workplace experience.

Proposed part-time course dates (subject to change):

  • 20 February 2021
  • 20 March 2021
  • 24 April 2021
  • 22 May 2021
  • 19 June 2021
  • 24 July 2021
  • 21 August 2021
  • 18 September 2021
  • 16 October 2021
  • 13 November 2021

*The part-time course is offered in addition to the full-time course which can be completed over one semester during the week. 



This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.


This course is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative where you'll only pay half the course fees from until December 2021 capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more

Only course fees are half price. You may be required to pay other fees that apply to your course.

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

VET Student Loans (VSL)

This course is a VET Student Loan eligible course. A VET Student Loan creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth and is only available to students who are eligible.

To find out if you are eligible or to see the list of eligible courses visit our Student Loans page.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

 Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

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Semester 1

Duration 2 Semesters
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Where Thornlie
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Duration 1 Semester
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Where Thornlie
How Full Time-Classroom

Semester 2

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2
Where Thornlie
How Full Time-Classroom

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