Certificate IV
in Project Management Practice

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BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

CRICOS Course Code: 105028D

Units of Competency

Total: 9 units (3 Core and 6 Elective units)

Qualification details/ Course overview

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Contracts Officer, Project Administrator, and Quality Officer.

Individuals in these roles work autonomously and might be members of a project team, with no direct responsibility for overall project outcomes. Primarily, these roles would support wider project operations. They may use project tools and methodologies selectively to support organisational or business activities.

Job roles

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. A possible job title relevant to this qualification is:

  • Project Officer
  • Sales Agent
  • Team Leader
Pathways into the qualification

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
No specific pathway, however Certificate III in Business or similar recommended.

Pathways from the qualification

Diploma of Project Management, and Advanced Diploma of Program Management.

Entry requirements

Though the training package does not stipulate any entry requirements, ACTB uses the following criteria for entry into this qualification:

  • International students (if course offered in the future)
  • Age 18+
  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent English proficiency
  • Completed high school, or equivalent
Qualification and recognition

Students who successfully complete this qualification will be awarded the nationally recognised BSB40920 Certificate in Project Management Practice.

This program requires the completion of 9 units of competency
Total: 9 units (3 Core units and 6 Elective units)
Course Code Title Core/Elective*
BSBPMG420 Apply Project Scope Management Techniques Core
BSBPMG421 Apply Project Time Management Techniques Core
BSBPMG422 Apply Project Quality Management Techniques Core
BSBPMG423 Apply Project Cost Management Techniques Elective
BSBPMG424 Apply Project Human Resources Management Approaches Elective
BSBPMG429 Apply Project Stakeholder Engagement Techniques Elective
BSBCMM411 Make Presentations Elective
BSBPEF502 Develop and Use Emotional Intelligence Elective
BSBPEF501 Manage Personal and Professional Development Elective

*Electives may be changed at any stage at the discretion of the College.

Mode of delivery

Classroom based

Program delivery (Classroom based)
Total course duration: 29 weeks (including 9 weeks of holidays)
Number of hours per week: 20 hours
Class timetable: Classes may be held between 9am-9pm, Monday- Saturday (excluding public holidays). Students are advised of their class timetables at the beginning of each term.
Delivery location: BRISBANE CAMPUS — 100 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006

SUNSHINE COAST CAMPUS — 18-22 First Avenue, Maroochydore, QLD 4558

Sample timetable
5-week block
(7.5 hours)
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(7.5 hours)
Manage people performance
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Saturday (6 hours)
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Teaching/learning resources

Students will have access to the following course materials:

  • Study Guides
  • Assessment packs
  • Power-point presentations
  • Online course content
  • Computers
  • Internet access
  • Links to external resources
  • Overhead projectors
  • Video camera for recording presentations (assessments)
Assessment methods

Assessments/Evidence-gathering techniques may include:

A. Role Play, Video recordings, Presentation and Discussion Forums
B. Oral – Questioning
C. Case study
D. Written assessments, Report, Essay, Research and Group Project

Students may be required to submit video presentations and third party reports to authenticate some of their practical work. They may also be required to participate in an oral interview at their course end of the course.

Nominal hours

400 hours

Term Dates

Please refer to the Term Dates on the website.


Please refer to the Fees section on the website.