Diploma of Project Management

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.

Duration52 Weeks
National CodeBSB50820
CRICOS Code104042C
Delivery ModeFace-to-face: 13.5hrs/week
Online: 6.5hrs/week
Tuition Fee$10,000
Enrolment Fee*$200
*non-refundable

Course Structure

The following units of competence covered in this qualification:

BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management
Core Units
BSBPMG530 – Manage project scope
BSBPMG531 – Manage project time
BSBPMG532 – Manage project quality
BSBPMG533 – Manage project cost
BSBPMG540 – Manage project integration
BSBPMG534 – Manage project human resources
BSBPMG535 – Manage project information and communication
BSBPMG536 – Manage project risk
Elective Units
BSBSTR502 – Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBPMG538 – Manage project stakeholder engagement
BSBPEF501 – Manage personal and professional development
BSBPMG537 – Manage project procurement
Electives are pre-selected

Entry Requirements

Students must be aged 18 or above and have satisfactorily completed Australian Year 12 or overseas equivalent school qualifications or Certificate IV in a related field.

English proficiency requirement:
IELTS overall score 5.5 or TOEFL (iBT) score of 65 or PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic) score of 42 or equivalent.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

AIC staff will review an applicant’s language, literacy and numeracy skills during the application process with writing tasks and one-on-one interviews. If the review determines the applicant would benefit from a thorough language, literacy and numeracy skill assessment, AIC staff will discuss further options with the applicant as outlined in its Enrolment Policy.

Qualification Pathways

Students who undertake the BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management are provided with advice of further training options. Students who gain this qualification can further their study in the Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management and a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications.

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Project contract manager
  • Project leader/team leader
  • Project manager (industry specific)
  • Project vendor manager