BSB51415 – Diploma of Project Management

BSB51415 - Diploma of Project Management

Course Description

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.

Units of Competency

Successful completion of 12 units of competency made up of:

  • 8 core units, plus
  • 4 elective units

Units of Competency delivered

Core 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

Elective Units

  • BSBPMG519 Manage project stakeholder engagement
  • BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system
  • BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectivenes

Duration

This course is delivered over approximately 12 – 24 months, allowing for application of learnings within the workplace in between structured sessions.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification. However, in order to be successful, students will need significant communication skills including the skills to interpret organisational and legislative requirements and write to them.

Course Outcome and Pathways

Successful graduates will receive a Certificate of Award and Transcript for this qualification. Students who do not complete the full qualification can exit with a Statement of Attainment for successfully completed units of competency.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Project Manager
  • Project Administrator

After achievement of this qualification, graduates may wish to progress to:

  • BSB61218 – Advanced Diploma of Project Management, or
  • BSB61015 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

National Recognition

Everyone is entitled to an opportunity to have their previous skills and knowledge recognised in order to gain formal qualifications and reduce duplication of training and/or assessment activity (and sometimes cost). Students are encouraged to apply at program commencement. Please refer to the Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) information in our Student Handbook for further information.

Training and Assessment

Kevesther delivers its training programs onsite at clients’ workplaces (or alternatively at Kevesther’s own training facilities) through face-to-face training, coaching, and assessment activity (assessment includes knowledge questions and practical demonstration). Wherever possible, we utilise our client’s own company documentation and worksite-specific construction plans, etc. for more effective transfer of learning relevant to individual workplaces. Kevesther’s trainers and assessors work with our clients in a team-approach to ensure each student is given every opportunity to successfully complete their programs.