Project Management is a dynamic field with disciplinary applications across a wide range of organisational types. Career-minded professionals looking to build competencies in this area will discover a robust labour market demand for their applied skills and knowledge. Scoping a project, time and resource management, costing, quality and risk management, communication management, and contract and procurement procedures are all key areas addressed by Upskilled's Certificate IV of Project Management.

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Course Description

The Certificate IV in Project Management Practice is delivered by expert trainers in one of three delivery methods: online, classroom, or blended.
 
The online training program is our most popular delivery method and provides access to a fully customised e-learning environment, MyUpskilled. MyUpskilled includes powerpoint resources, reading materials, discussion boards, forums, access to assessments, resources, videos (including access to the Lynda.com video training library) and blogs.  The course is conducted over a 12 month period with one unit of competency expected to be completed each month.
 
Classroom and Blended delivery formats are also available, but subject to minimum numbers. Please contact our Education managers to find out more about our face-to-face options.

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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:

       

Inclusions

All students will be provided with a relevant textbook: Hartley, Stephen. (2009), Project Management: Principles, Processes and Practice 2nd edition, Pearson Education Australia

  • Access to fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
  • Access to the Student Support Services (Helpdesk) where students can receive support and assistance in the use of the LMS as well as any administration enquiries
  • Regular contact with their trainer via email, telephone and/or LMS communication tools
  • Trainer/Student Messaging System
  • Webinars - both live and recorded sessions
  • Unlimited access to world leading video training provider Lynda.com
  • Access to Upskilled's Student Rewards Program

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification.

This qualification is suited to participants who possess a sufficient grasp of the English language, adequate levels of intelligence, and appropriate attitude and motivation to enable them to undertake the demands of a Diploma level qualification.

  • English language proficiency (Year 12 English or equivalent); OR
  • Obtain a Certificate III before enrolling in a Certificate IV level qualification, OR
  • Demonstrate appropriate academic standing or workplace experience for the chosen qualification

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

A student is deemed competent when all relevant evidence is gathered.  Upskilled is receptive to evidence gathered from a variety of sources including our own assessment processes.  Upskilled assessment processes include: 

  • Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Transfer 
  • Written/Oral Questions
  • Written reports/Portfolio Assessments
  • Projects
  • Scenarios/Case Studies

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 classroom sessions/monthly webinars as required.

Unit Outline

The following Units of Competency as identified in the National Business Services Training Package must be successfully completed to attain the Certificate IV in Project Management.

Unit Code
Unit Name
BSBPMG409Apply project scope-management techniques
BSBPMG410Apply project time-management techniques
BSBPMG411Apply project quality-management techniques
BSBWHS401Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBPMG415Apply project risk-management techniques
BSBPMG416Apply project procurement procedures
BSBMGT401Show leadership in the workplace
BSBADM405Organise meetings
BSBPMG413Apply project human resources management techniques

Career 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.

Further Study

Pathways from this qualification include:

The Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) or other related business Diplomas

Flexible Payment Options

Upskilled offers three flexible payment options for our students. Enquire now for more information on payment methods and government funding.

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Total course cost: $3,270

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Total course cost: $3,850

Government subsidies

This course is eligible for Smart & Skilled (NSW) funding. Enquire now to find out if you're eligible.

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