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Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

Certificate IV in Project Management

Course Code: BSB41513
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Project Management is a dynamic field with disciplinary applications across a wide range of organisational types. Career-minded professionals looking to build competencies in this area will discover a robust labour market demand for their applied skills and knowledge. Scoping a project, time and resource management, costing, quality and risk management, communication management, and contract and procurement procedures are all key areas addressed by Upskilled's Certificate IV of Project Management.

Description

Course Structure

The Certificate IV in Project Management Practice is delivered by expert trainers in one of three delivery methods: online, classroom, or blended.

Online Learning Format
The online training program provides access to a fully customised e-learning environment, MyUpskilled. MyUpskilled includes powerpoint resources, reading materials, discussion boards, forums, access to assessments, resources, videos (including access to the Lynda.com video training library) and blogs.  The course is conducted over a 9 month period with one unit of competency expected to be completed each month.

Classroom Format
Our classroom delivery requires attendance at 9 x full day (9am-4pm) face-to-face workshops scheduled across a 9 month period with one unit of competency completed each month. This format allows participants sufficient time between and after workshops to undertake self-directed learning, assignments, and out-of-class assessment. Workshops engage participants in active discussion, problem-solving exercises, networking opportunities, and presentations related to successfully acquitting the core responsibilities of practicing project managers across a range of situational contexts. The location of classroom training is typically delivered institutionally.

Blended Classroom/Online Format
The blended training format is scheduled over a 9 month period with one unit of competency completed each month. There are typically 5 x full day (9am – 4pm) face to face workshops scheduled during the 9 month period.

 

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification.

 

Recognition Of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is available for each Unit of Competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training, or other expertise. To apply for RPL, please submit documentation in portfolio form for evaluation by Upskilled assessors.

 

Assessment

A student is deemed competent when all relevant evidence is gathered.  Upskilled is receptive to evidence gathered from a variety of sources including our own assessment processes.  Upskilled assessment processes include: 

  • Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Transfer 
  • Written/Oral Questions
  • Written reports/Portfolio Assessments
  • Projects
  • Scenarios/Case Studies

Regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates and attendance at classroom sessions/monthly webinars as required.

 

Inclusions

All students will be provided with a relevant text book: Hartley, Stephen. (2009), Project Management: Principles, Processes and Practice 2nd edition, Pearson Education Australia

  • Access to fully customised online learning platfrom, MyUpskilled
  • Access to the Student Support Services (Help desk) where students can receive support and assistance in the use of the LMS as well as any administration enquiries
  • Regular contact with their trainer via email, telephone and/or LMS communication tools
  • Trainer/Student Messaging System
  • Webinars - both live and recorded sessions
  • Unlimited access to world leading video training provider Lynda.com
  • Access to Upskilled's Student Rewards Program

Unit Outline

Unit Outline

The following Units of Competency as identified in the National Business Services Training Package must be successfully completed to attain the Certificate IV in Project Management.

Compulsory Units

Unit Code
Compulsory Unit Descriptions
BSBPMG409A Apply project scope-management techniques
BSBPMG410A Apply project time-management techniques
BSBPMG411A Apply project quality-management techniques
BSBPMG415A Apply project risk-management techniques
BSBPMG416A Apply project procurement procedures
BSBPMG413A Apply project human resources management approaches
BSBWHS401A Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBADM405B Organise meetings
BSBMGT401A Show leadership in the workplace

 

Career Outcomes

Career Outcomes

This vocational training is relevant across ever industry sector, and is designed for those who currently act as coordinators, team members, assistants, and administrators within a dedicated project context. Recently appointed project managers and those who aspire to project management as a profession will find in the certificate an indispensable first step qualification.

Job Roles

  • Communications liaison
  • Contracts officer
  • Estimator and scheduler
  • Project administrator
  • Project analyst
  • Project assistant
  • Project coordinator
  • Project officer
  • Project records officer
  • Project support
  • Project team member
  • Quality officer
  • Small business operator.

Further Study

Pathways from this qualification include:

The Diploma of Project Management (BSB51407) or other related business Diplomas

Payment

Course Fees and Payment Options

Pay By Weekly Installment (Interest Free) Pay By Monthly Installment (Interest Free) Pay Upfront
$60 per week with a $210 enrolment fee¹ $405 per month with a $495 enrolment fee² Pay upfront $2,995, saving $335 (10% discount)

¹Payments made over a period of 52 consecutive weeks, totalling $3,330
²Payments made over a period of 7 consecutive months, totalling $3,330


 

Skills for All Fees (South Australian Residents Only)

For those South Australian's eligible for Skills for All funding there is a subsidised course fee of $2,350, payable in one of two ways:

  1. A single upfront payment of the course fee attracts an 15% discount, making the cost $1,990
  2. An upfront fee of $495, and 6 x $309.17 paid per month for six consecutive months, making the total course fee $2,350

To find out if you're eligible click here

 

Government Funding and Incentives

At both state and federal level, government commitment to upskilling the Australian workforce has resulted in a comprehensive framework of funding schemes and incentive opportunities. As a result, many Upskilled participants find that their courses are heavily subsidised*.

 

*Eligibility for traineeships & User Choice will be determined by an Australian Apprenticeship Centre. Further information can be found at www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au



Centrelink Financial Support Services

This course is approved for Centrelink financial support services, including   Youth Allowance,   Austudy and   AbstudyClick here for more info.



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