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BSB40920
Certificate IV in Project Management Practice
Do you love working independently and have an interest in securing work in project management?

The BSB40920 - Certificate IV in Project Management Practice is a qualification that will give you the opportunity to hone your skills and equip you with the industry knowledge needed to carry out projects with successful outcomes.
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Nationally recognised
Average 12-18 months
9 units of competency
Flexible payments available

Course Summary

Duration
Average 12-18 months
Units
9 units of competency
Are you someone that loves working autonomously and has a keen interest in securing work in project management? The BSB40920 - Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (release 1) is a qualification that will give you the opportunity to hone your skills and equip you with the industry knowledge needed to carry out projects with successful outcomes.

If you have limited experience in the project management field and want to pursue the career pathways of Project Administrator or Contracts Officer, this course can prepare you to work in a range of settings, particularly in a business function.


What you'll learn

This qualification comprises units that can give you a broad range of skills that can help you pursue career pathways in project management at a junior-level. It can also give you the opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills, especially if you have limited experience in the project management field.

In this course, you'll learn to:

  • Communicate with influence
  • Apply project scope managment techniques
  • Apply project information management and communications techniques
  • Apply project human resources management approaches

Other personal skills you may learn along the way include:

  • Effective leadership
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Negotiation
  • Scheduling
Work in a simulated workplace

By studying with Upskilled, you'll get the opportunity to undertake tasks and/or assessments that are related to a workplace environment.

With online learning, we want you to develop some ""work-ready"" skills that complement well with the theory components of your course.

A simulated workplace allows you to undertake practical assessments that help you put your skills into practice. The simulated workplace can be accessed through our customised learning platform, MyUpskilled.

Inclusions
By choosing Upskilled, you will gain access to supplementary resources that can help with your studies. These inclusions aim to enhance your online learning experience, making it interactive and engaging. These include:
  • Access to Upskilled's customised learning platform, MyUpskilled
  • Student Support Team
  • Specialist trainers
  • Online tutorials
  • video content access via:
Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit Transfer
You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT) provided that you have supporting evidence of any prior education and work experience. This can either reduce your study load or shorten the duration of your course. Prior to enrolment, please speak with your Education Consultant for further details.

After enrolment, you can download the application from MyUpskilled, or on request from Student Support. A trainer will be assigned to assess your eligibility for RPL and/or CT.
Assessment
This course will have you undertake summative and formative assessments, write reports and/or create a portfolio, and participate in role-playing scenarios. You'll also be working on a variety of projects that require your own research as well as answering various written/oral questions that apply the theory you learn into practice.

Course Detail

This course will suit you if you're interested in entering the project management field and have limited experience. You may already be working in an entry-level position and have a keen interest in expanding your skillset.

Either way, this qualification will give you the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of project management like applying time, quality and cost techniques, helping you prepare for the role of Project Administrator or similar.


About Self-Paced Learning

Upskilled wants to ensure that you get the best online learning experience, which is why we offer flexible and self-paced courses to suit your needs.

While online learning provides you with the flexibility of managing both your personal and work schedule, it's important to have a consistent approach so you don't fall behind.

We want to help you succeed, which is why all the courses delivered through Upskilled come with a training plan to help you stay on track.

On average, Upskilled students take approximately 13 months to finish a course.

Simply put, the more hours you dedicate to your course, the closer you'll be to the finish line.


Course Duration

This course is designed to be completed within 12-18 months.

There is no minimum timeframe to complete this course. Students who are highly motivated, well-organised, experienced and committed to making time to study can complete the qualification at an accelerated pace.

Please speak with one of our Education Consultants about your study and course completion goals.
 

Course Structure

To satisfy the requirements of this qualification, you'll need to complete the following units of competency.
  • BSBPMG420
    Apply project scope management techniques

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the project’s scope by assisting with identifying its objectives, deliverables, constraints, assumptions and outcomes. It also involves applying controls once the project has commenced and contribute to reviewing the suitability of those controls. The unit applies to individuals who support project managers and other team members to apply project scope management techniques.

  • BSBPMG421
    Apply project time management techniques

    This unit describes the 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. The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

  • BSBPMG422
    Apply project quality management techniques

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to enhance project outcomes by contributing to quality planning, applying quality policies and procedures, and contributing to continuous improvement in projects. The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

  • BSBCRT411
    Apply critical thinking to work practices

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use advanced-level critical thinking skills in a workplace context. This includes using methods of analysis, synthesis and evaluation. The unit applies to individuals who evaluate existing or proposed work practices. These individuals are typically responsible for reviewing or developing work processes, products or services that may be proposed or already existing.

  • BSBCMM511
    Communicate with influence

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to present and negotiate persuasively, lead and participate in meetings and make presentations to customers, clients and other key stakeholders. The unit applies to individuals who are managers and leaders required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources, and who deal with unpredictable problems as part of their job role. They use initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, evaluate and co-ordinate the work of teams.

  • BSBPMG423
    Apply project cost management techniques

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist in producing a project budget, to monitor project expenditure and contribute to cost finalisation processes. The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

  • BSBPMG425
    Apply project information management and communications techniques

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a critical link between people, ideas and information at all stages in the project life cycle. It involves assisting the project team to plan communications, communicating information related to the project, and reviewing communications. The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

  • BSBPMG424
    Apply project human resources management approaches

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with aspects of human resources management of a project. It involves establishing human resource requirements, identifying and facilitating the learning and development needs of people working on the project and resolving conflict in the team. The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

  • BSBPEF502
    Develop and use emotional intelligence

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and use emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management in the workplace. The unit applies to individuals who are required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources and who deal with unpredictable problems as part of their job role. These individuals may be responsible for leading a team or work area.

Completion Certificate

Entry requirements

Start date

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. To make sure you get the most out of training with us, the following enrolment process applies:

  • Once you have inquired, one of our friendly Education Consultants will contact you to ensure you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification.
  • A short language, literacy and numeracy assessment will need to be completed upon enrolment. 


To successfully complete this course, we recommend the following:

  • Have the ability to read and write in English and display numeracy skills up to a minimum level of Year 10.
  • Have access to a modern computer with high-speed internet.
  • Have access to a device with audio/video recording and playback capabilities.
  • Have basic computing skills, including the ability to make and upload short videos.

Payment Options

Pay upfront & save

$3,790

RRP $4,450

When you pay upfront, you receive a 15% discount on your course fees.

Spread the cost

$79.81*

Weekly over 26 fortnights*

Ask about our flexible  Payment Plans Fortnightly* or Monthly

Call us to find out more. Terms & Conditions Apply

Government funding

At both a 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 are provided incentives by the Government to undertake training and/or find that their courses are heavily subsidised.

Government funding options for:
Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

Career outcomes

Students who successfully complete this qualification may be able to pursue the following career outcomes.
Career outcomes
Education pathways

If you successfully complete the BSB40920 - Certificate IV in Project Management Practice, you may be able to pursue the following related qualifications:

Educators

Upskilled has a passionate team of trainers in the business faculty who are highly skilled in the areas of study we offer. Our trainers have qualifications and work experience that allows them to deliver training to help you achieve job-ready skills needed to make your next career move.

The business faculty offers additional support to students undertaking courses, giving you the opportunity to build rapport with your trainers. 

Trainers facilitate 'Ask Me Anything' sessions over Zoom where you can ask them questions about your assessments, offering you more guidance and support. This gives you a chance to virtually collaborate with other students as well. 

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