What is it?

A Diploma of Project Management is a formal, nationally recognised qualification based on theoretical and practical learning.

Why get qualified as a Project Manager?

Becoming qualified in a Diploma in Project Management is now considered a MUST have for a lucrative career in Project Management.

Project Management is now widely recognised as a career requiring certain skills, knowledge and qualifications. Formal qualifications are a prerequisite for many organisations employing Project Managers. Project Managers already in the industry are also starting to gain qualifications to progress their career.

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialized, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work and/or the work of a team.

Job Roles

  • Project Leader
  • Project Management Facilitator
  • Project or Program Administrator.

Examples of indicative job roles for candidates seeking entry based upon their vocational experience include:

  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Management Officer
  • Project Team Member
  • Project or Program Administrator.

This breadth of expertise would equate to the competencies required to undertake this qualification.

Pathways from the qualification

After achieving this qualification candidates may undertake:

  • Advanced Diploma of Project Management.

Qualification & Recognition:

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be awarded the nationally recognised qualification, BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management.

All of our management and business courses equip the student with the relevant employability skill sets in these particular areas: Communication, Teamwork, Problem Solving, Initiative and Enterprise, Planning and Organising, Self Management, Learning & Technology.


This qualification requires the successful completion of 12 units of Competency, including 8 Core units and 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

Entry requirements (specific to ACTB)

  • Completed Year 12 or its equivalent
  • Mature age (18 years and over) with language, literacy, and numeracy proficiency.
  • Overseas candidates require English language proficiency 5.5 IELTS or equivalent.
Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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