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BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

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BSB40920 Certificate IV of Project Management Practice

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.

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This course is designed for all industries that rely on project management to deliver projects and initiatives. Roles may include:

  • Project team member.
  • Estimator & scheduler.
  • Quality officer.
  • Project coordinator.
  • Project administrator.
  • Project support assistant.
  • Project records officer.
  • Project analyst.
  • Contracts officer.
  • Project officer.
Units of Competency
  • BSBPMG420 – Apply project scope-management techniques.
  • BSBPMG421 – Apply project time-management techniques.
  • BSBPMG422 – Apply project quality-management techniques.
  • BSBPMG423 – Apply project cost-management techniques.
  • BSBPMG424 – Apply project human resources management approaches.
  • BSBPMG425 – Apply project information management and communication techniques.
  • BSBPMG426 – Apply project risk-management techniques.
  • BSBPMG428 – Apply project life cycle management processes.
  • BSBPMG429 – Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques.
Learning Outcomes
  • Describe the project life cycle.
  • Describe the inter-relationship between project scope, time, cost and quality.
  • Contribute to the essential steps of the project planning process.
  • Explain the importance of project monitoring and control processes.
  • Articulate the importance of the project closure process.
  • Apply the techniques of project management.
Delivery Strategy

Students will undertake a range of learning activities to gain the skills and knowledge required to achieve competency in the assessments for each unit of competency.

The course will run over a 12-month duration and will include:

  • eLearning modules covering the learning requirements for all elements in each unit of competency.
  • 6 Trainer led revision activities on applicable project management topics delivered in 1-day blocks.
  • Independent research and workplace learning to apply the learned skills and knowledge.
  • Podcasts and industry videos providing a range of learning information in project management.
Entry Requirements

Students will be required to undertake pre-enrolment activities to ensure they understand all course requirements and their commitment to studying a vocational qualification. These activities include:

  • Watch a short orientation video that explains the course requirements and structure.
  • Complete the orientation questionnaire to demonstrate understanding of the information learned from the video.
  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) quiz to ensure their foundation skills and knowledge support undertaking the qualification level they are enrolling in.

The assessments are designed to cover a range of skills and knowledge required to demonstrate the achievement of the course objectives. Our assessment tools includes:

  • A knowledge assessment.
  • Gathering of workplace project documentation evidence.
  • Evidence of practical application in a project environment.
Requirement to Receive Qualification

Students will be required to complete all assessment requirements and attend learning sessions to be deemed competent in each unit of competency.

Upon completion of all units of competency, students will be entitled to receive an Australian qualification from the Institute of Management. Students who do not complete the entire course, but do complete individual units will be entitled to a statement of attainment.

Public Cohort Date Schedule - Trainer-Led

The Trainer-led session will take place online via Microsoft Teams

23019 Public Certificate IV in Project Management December 2023
Session Date
Close of Enrolment 29-Nov-23
Trainer-led Session 1 12-Dec-23
Trainer-led Session 2 16-Jan-24
Trainer-led Session 3 20-Feb-24
Trainer-led Session 4 30-Apr-24
Trainer-led Session 5 9-Jul-24
Trainer-led Session 6 17-Sep-24
Expected Completion Date 27-Nov-24


Course Name Cost (AUD - incl. GST) Enrolment
Certificate IV in Project Management Self Paced Online $1,650.00
24002 Public CIV Project Management Practice Trainer-led Feb 2024 $3,300.00

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