Diploma of
Project Management

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BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management

CRICOS Course Code: 104046K

Units of Competency

Total: 12 units (8 Core and 4 Elective units)

Qualification details / Course overview

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge in a variety of contexts, across several industry sectors. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Project Manager and Project Team Leader.

Individuals in these roles 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.

Job roles

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

  • Executive Officer
  • Office Manager
  • Purchasing Coordinator
Pathways into the qualification

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

Pathways from the qualification

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 BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management.

This program requires the completion of 12 units of competency
Total: 12 units (8 core units and 4 elective units)
Course Code Title Core/Elective*
BSBPMG530 Manage Project Scope Core
BSBPMG531 Manage Project Time Core
BSBPMG532 Manage Project Quality Core
BSBPMG533 Manage Project Cost Core
BSBPMG534 Manage Project Human Resources Core
BSBPMG535 Manage Project Information and Communication Core
BSBPMG536 Manage Project Risk Core
BSBPMG540 Manage Project Integration Core
BSBLDR601 Lead and Manage Organisational Change Elective
BSBXCM501 Lead Communication in the Worlplace Elective
BSBCRT511 Develop Critical Thinking in Others Elective
BSBPEF502 Develop and Use Emotional Intelligence 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: 54 weeks (including up to 14 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)
Manage risk
Manage risk Manage risk Manage risk
(7.5 hours)
Manage people performance
Manage people performance
Manage people performance
Manage people performance
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.


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