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.
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
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
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
A certificate IV level qualification in project management as evidenced by a copy of your transcript or certificate.
Or, 2 years' experience working in project teams or management roles as evidenced by a letter from your employer
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
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.
Our graduates go onto roles like: project manager, project team leader, project contract manager and project manager in your industry.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Diploma of Project Management does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Diploma of Project Management does not have any related courses.
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.
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.
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
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