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BSB41515
Certificate IV in

Project Management Practice

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Duration
12 months
Mode
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Units
9 units

Summary

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Consider yourself an analytical person with a keen attention to detail? Polish these skills for future business endeavours through our Certificate IV in Project Management Practice. Students will study the process of preparing and implementing company project plans and get to refine their leadership abilities over the course of a 12 month qualification.
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I applied some of the theory from the course in real work situations and was commended for my work in some of the projects I was involved in.
Student Q&A: Julio Hablutzel
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Detail

For those who aspire to a career in project management, this first-step qualification is designed for those who currently work in entry roles such as coordinators, team members, assistants, and administrators within a dedicated project context. Students will learn how to apply project scope, time, quality, and risk management techniques, as well sharpen their knowledge in WHS policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Course structure

    The standard course is conducted over a 12 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment. 

    Upskilled will gather information about your previous experience and skills, weekly study commitment and online learning experience to provide you with an projected duration for your course based on your individual circumstance. 

    Upskilled uses MyUpskilled to manage the delivery and assessment of your course. This means you can learn at your own pace.

  • Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements listed in the training package for this qualification.

    The participants in the BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice may be employees already working in the Project Management field. 

    As a guide, entrants to this program may:

    • have completed year 12 in compulsory education
    • hold a certificate II or III in a similar discipline
    • have some work history in an associated field
    • ​complete an interview process with a designated Upskilled representative to ascertain suitability to the program and to review your current skills and experience, as this may allow you to move through the course more quickly
     

    This qualification is suitable for autonomous individuals who identify and apply project management skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts. Job titles for these roles may include contracts officers, project administrators, quality officers and small business operators.

    Individuals in these roles 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.

  • Inclusions
    Upskilled courses include specialised learning materials, and access to:
    • Upskilled’s fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
    • Student Rewards Program
    • Student Support services
    • your trainer via the trainer/student messaging system
    • webinars; both live and recorded sessions
    • video content access via:
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
    Work experience or formal qualifications you have may count towards your course. If you have previously undertaken study at a recognised institution or have some relevant work experience, you might gain credit towards specific units in a course; shortening the time you have to study. You can send your application for Credit Transfer or RPL during the enrolment process.
  • Assessment
    Upskilled takes evidence gathered from a variety of sources to deem a student as competent. Assessment processes might include some or all of the following:
    • Recognition of Prior Learning and/or credit transfer
    • summative and formative assignments
    • written reports and/or portfolio assessments
    • scenarios and/or case studies
    • projects
    • written/oral questions
    • 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 monthly webinars as required.

Outcomes

This qualification could give you several career and/or further study outcomes. After completing this course, you could explore some of the following outcomes.

Subjects

This qualification consists of the below units of competency. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the qualification.
  • BSBPMG409
    Apply project scope-management techniques

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to contribute to the control of a project's scope by assisting with identifying its objectives, deliverables, constraints, assumptions and outcomes; and by applying controls once the project has commenced.

  • BSBPMG410
    Apply project time-management techniques

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist with project scheduling activities, apply and monitor the agreed project schedule, and evaluate the effectiveness of time management for the project.

  • BSBPMG411
    Apply project quality-management techniques

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to enhance project outcomes through contributing to quality planning, applying quality policies and procedures, and contributing to continuous improvement in projects.

  • BSBPMG413
    Apply project human resources management techniques

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist with aspects of human resource management of a project. It involves establishing human resource requirements, identifying the learning and development needs of people working on the project, facilitating these needs being met, and resolving conflict in the team.

  • BSBPMG415
    Apply project risk-management techniques

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist with aspects of risk management in a project. It specifically involves planning for, controlling and reviewing risks associated with the project, and assisting in this process where required

  • BSBPMG416
    Apply project procurement procedures

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist with procurement for a project. It involves identifying procurement requirements, assisting with supplier selection, conducting procurement activities, and assisting with procurement finalisation activities for the project.

  • BSBWHS401
    Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor the organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area in order to meet legislative requirements

  • BSBPMG412
    Apply project cost-management techniques

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist in producing a project budget, to monitor project expenditure and to contribute to cost finalisation processes.

  • BSBPMG418
    Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist in managing stakeholder relationships during a project. It involves ensuring the timely and appropriate involvement of key individuals, organisations and groups throughout the project. This unit is adapted from the unit 'PM01 Manage Stakeholder Relationships' found in GAPPS (2007) A Framework for Performance Based Competency Standards for Global Level 1 and 2 Project Managers Sydney: Global Alliance for Project Performance Standards.

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