The Australian and State Governments as well as independent industry organisations are committed to developing the level of skill in the workforce. Governments provide funding which is directed towards meeting the skills needs in priority industry areas and also make funding available to assist job seekers gain employment. Industry bodies offer funding to target particular skills needs in their respective industries.

Institute of Management can offer training under the following funded initiatives:


Smart and Skilled (NSW)

Institute of Management is again an approved provider of subsidised training in 2019-20 for Smart and Skilled NSW under the Targeted Priorities Full Qualifications Program. Training under the Smart and Skilled initiative is available to eligible participants living or working in NSW. This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

For training commencing from 1 July 2019 - 30 June 2020, Institute of Management can offer funded training places to eligible students for the following full qualifications:

BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

BSB51918 - Diploma of Leadership and Management

BSB51415 - Diploma of Project Management

Courses are available as a blended delivery (face-to-face workshops plus e-learning resources for self-paced study).

Please refer to the following outline for more details and indicative student fees.

Skilled Capital (ACT)

Institute of Management (IM) is an approved provider in 2019 for Skilled Capital and can offer the following nationally accredited qualifications for funding:

BSB41515 - Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

BSB51415 - Diploma of Project Management

Courses are available fully online or as a blended delivery (face-to-face workshops plus e-learning resources for self-paced study).

Upgrade to a Full Qualification!

Students who wish to complete a qualification can also access the above funding programs and will be granted a Credit Transfer for units already completed or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if they can demonstrate prior learning and experience.

Credit Transfer and RPL will reduce the student fee required and a new fee will be determined.

Important links:

Smart and Skilled website:

All students must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) - information on how to obtain a USI for students can be found at: or

Smart and Skilled Fee Administration Policy 2019

Smart and Skilled Consumer Protection Strategy


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Stephen Davies Group Manager, Construction Services Group, NSW

"Your course made me realise how irrelevant what I was learning through my university course actually was to my job. Due to this, I will be seeking to complete the remainder of the modules in this diploma through blueVisions."

Damien Bleeker Project Coordinator, Liverpool City Council, NSW

"Thank you for a wonderful course....This has been by far the best development course I've ever been a part of."

David Darcy LSPSPO - Defence Materiel Organisation

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List of Clients

  • Ausgrid
  • City of Sydney
  • Department of Defence
  • Transfield Services
  • NSW Government
    Transport Roads & Maritime Services
  • Nutricia
  • Penrith City Council
  • Danone
  • Willoughby City Council
  • Wyong Shire Council

Case Studies

ANSTO is delivering the Australian Nuclear Medicine (ANM) program which includes two projects, a Molybdenum 99 isotope production facility and a first of a kind Synroc Waste treatment plant to process the waste into a stable form for long term storage. This program will provide 25% of the world’s supply of this crucial nuclear medicine.
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NSW Health through its major Projects Office was seeking a strategic solution to the critical problem of consistently late project delivery and inconsistency in the scheduling of its capital works projects. The focus was the pre-construction phase which accounts for 63% of typical project time and the cause of most project slippage.
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Construction of the Darwin Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) plant began in June 2003 and the plant was commissioned in the first quarter 2006 when LNG sales commenced. A 502 kilometre subsea pipeline connects the Bayu-Undan offshore facility to the Darwin LNG plant in Darwin.
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Georgiou is building Woodside’s Greenfield LNG processing site which involves 4 areas: Effluent treatment Plant; Site B East; Road 10; and Road 5. The scope of works include construction of reinforced foundations (insitu & precast), reinforced concrete basins & sumps, underground cabling, piping, drainage, and detailed earthworks. The construction is employing some 1,500 people.
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The Caringbah and Avalon project involved the development of around 0.85 hectares of prime land fronting a major road in the Sutherland Shire as a medium density residential development delivering 40 dwelling units for Defence Housing Australia. The Client, Thornbrook Properties P/L engaged blueVisions to assist in the land acquisition, development management, and project management of the design, approvals and construction stages.
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