The Diploma of Project Management is delivered by expert trainers in 7 x full day workshops scheduled across 9 months of this 12 month program. This approach allows students sufficient time between and after workshop completion 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 the effective and efficient management of major projects at an advanced level.
Participants have the option of undertaking this course online, using Upskilled's customised Learning Management System. The online program is conducted over a 12 month period and employs an approach that blends distance and online education in the management and delivery of learning resources.
There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification, however, individuals wishing to enrol in the Diploma of Project Management are typically required to meet ONE of the following criteria:
- Hold a Certificate IV in Project Management [BSB41507] or other relevant qualification
- Provide evidence of competency in a majority of units required for the Certificate IV in Project Management or other relevant qualification
- In the absence of a formal project management qualification, have extensive vocational experience in project roles that entail at least limited responsibility for the output of others.
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 is through participation in the 9 structured workshops as well as carrying out some workplace projects.
Upskilled courses include detailed learning materials, assessments, and certification upon successful completion. Lunch, and other refreshments, are included for classroom courses, while online trainer support is included for online delivery.