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BSB40920
Certificate IV in

Project Management Practice

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Summary

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 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.

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Duration
12 months
Units
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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.
Course structure

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:
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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.

Subjects

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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Entry requirements

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These entry requirements are here as a guide and it's always best to talk to one of our Education Consultants, as they're trained to ensure that you're enrolled in a course that aligns with your career goals.

As a guide, entrants to this program may:

  • have completed year 10, or equivalent
OR
  • a qualification at Certificate III level or higher, or
OR
  • 2 years of relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication
OR
  • complete a course/suitability interview.


You'll also need to be at least 18 years at the time of admission.

If you're under 18, please speak with our Education Consultants to find out about your eligibility.

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