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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 have really enjoyed this course and have learned a lot in the process; so far I have put lots of this information into action.
Tracy Byers
, Project Manager
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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 course is conducted over a 12 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment. 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 formal entry requirements for this qualification.

    Students will need access to a computer, and the internet, and have basic computing skills. A Language Literacy and Numeracy skills assessment may be required before enrolment can be confirmed.

    Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include:

    • Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments within a project management role
    • Successful completion of a Certificate III in a related field of study
  • 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.
  • Property Development Specialisation
    Working with the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA), we have developed a highly customised version of the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice which specialises in Property Development.  This course is the only nationally recognised qualification of its kind that teaches the project management competencies unique to the property development industry.  The course is endorsed by the Australian Institute of Project Managers (AIPM) enabling you to join the industry peak body for Project Management Professionals as a Student Member.  Upon graduation you can then upgrade to become a Certified Practicing Project Practitioner (CPPP). For more information on this specialist Property Development Project Management course option, click on the link below:

                  


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 and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • 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.
Additionally, 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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