National code: BSB50820

Diploma of Project Management

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Overview About this course

Gain the skills to step up as a project manager or team leader. Learn to effectively manage stakeholder relationships, budgeting and deadlines, and build transferable knowledge to succeed in project management roles across a range of industries.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Lead teams and projects

  • Manage the scope, quality and time of projects

  • Manage stakeholder engagement

  • Create and manage project budgets

  • Assess and control risks

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • The skills to step up into senior management and leadership roles

  • Experience and confidence in budgeting, time management and project management

  • A pathway towards a tertiary level qualification with TAFE NSW Degrees

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

  • This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • A Certificate IV level qualification in project management or

  • 2-3 years' experience working on projects as a part of a business team

  • Access to a strong and stable internet connection as part of this course is offered via online learning

  • Experience using Microsoft Office 365

  • Effective communication skills

  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) at a Year 12 high school level

  • TAFE NSW may ask you to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test.

  • This skills test helps us to understand your individual study needs, to design an individualised plan that supports your study success and ensures your LLN skills match the demands of the course.

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: Project manager, Project team leader, Project contract manager and Project manager in your industry

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Diploma of Project Management does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 1 Course

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Related study 2 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Diploma of Project Management qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 12 units of competency, including 8 core and 4 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Manage project risk BSBPMG536

  • Manage project time BSBPMG531

  • Manage project integration BSBPMG540

  • Manage project information and communication BSBPMG535

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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