null

Offering Info

Diploma of Project Management

  • National Course Code: BSB51415
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB51415-01V04-20NEW-835

Location – Newcastle

Study Type

PT Evening

Course Start Date

27 Jul 2020

Study Commitment

16 Hours per week

Duration

28 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

The nationally accredited Diploma in Project Management will give you the leadership skills to step up as project leader or manager. Through this course, you will deepen your knowledge and gain in-demand transferable skills to succeed in a range of project management roles across a broad range of industries.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Scope, integrate, manage governance and risk
  • Manage time, quality, cost and procurement
  • Manage human resources, information and communication, stakeholder engagement
  • Develop an innovative work environment

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the skills that will help you get ahead in this career, including:

  • Learn to work autonomously
  • Developing self-motivation and how to prioritise work
  • Excellent communication skills
  • How to manage deadline and competing priorities

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised Diploma that allows you to work anywhere in Australia
  • The skills to step up into a management or leadership role

Common job outcomes include:

  • Project Leader/Team Leader
  • Project Contract Manager
  • Project Manager (industry specific)
  • Project Vendor Manager

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further and work more independently or with a supervisory role with an Advanced Diploma or challenge yourself with a degree:

  • Advanced Diploma of Program Management
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Business (Management)
  • Bachelor of Commerce

INDUSTRY DEMAND

There is an increasing demand for project management roles in growth industries such as construction. Transferable skills are in demand across a variety of industries. Almost every job in every industry involves an element of project management. This means that you will be benefit from the skills gained through the Diploma of Project Management and be able to apply them in any job you have.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

TAFE NSW offers the Diploma of Project Management as either a traineeship or non-traineeship, so you can design the career you want.

Non-traineeship

There are no entry requirements for non-trainees. You can enrol in this course now.

Traineeship

To be eligible for this course you must:

  • Be employed in a project management role as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you are:

  • Employed in the project management industry
  • Comfortable working with others and reporting to a manager or supervisor
  • A strong communicator
  • Confident with technology
  • Able to access and navigate the internet
  • Familiar with project management software
  • Advanced language and literacy skills

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to:

  • Provide experience of at least 3-5 years of project management experience as a project team member or project lead
  • Attend the information session, where you will need to attend an interview to be assessed for your existing skills and knowledge. This is undertaken by an eight-point questionnaire to assess your education background, current employment role, future employment aspirations, experience leading and supervising project work of others, access to organisational project information and your capacity to devote the time required to successfully complete the course. You are expected to have 600 hours of skills, knowledge and experience for course entry

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • Notebook, folder, pen and USB: $20 approx.
  • Access to a computer, the internet and Microsoft Office
  • To complete the RUReady online test to assess your Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills as defined in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). If you haven't studied at this level or above before, you may be required to undertake an assessment of your LLN skills so that we can better understand your academic capabilities and identify areas where you may need support. If you do not meet these requirements a Teacher will discuss alternative options or support services available to help you achieve your study goals.

'INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session. You will need access to a laptop, desktop or mobile device and WiFi.

Date Time Location
Monday, 13 July 2020 11.00am to 12.00pm Join Information Session Here
Monday, 13 July 2020 6.30pm to 7.30pm Join Information Session Here
Monday, 20 July 2020 11.00am to 12.00pm Join Information Session Here
Wednesday, 22 July 2020 6.30pm to 7.30pm Join Information Session Here

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a Part Time Evening course. You will need to attend approximately 4 hours of class, over 1 evening a week, for 28 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 12 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 15.4 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours including, researching, consultation with colleagues, clients and contractors, knowledge building, workplace information retrieval and understand project processes and practices.

In addition to attending Monday evening classes from 5:30pm to 9:30pm, students are also expected to participate in weekly eLearning, using iTAFE, Skype, MS teams from 5:30pm to 8.30pm every Thursday.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • Are working and seeking qualifications to consolidate your experience
  • Are seeking employment/education pathways for future opportunities
  • Are working in industry in project environments as a project manager or project lead
  • Possess well-developed project skills from working in project implementation roles for at least 3-5 years
  • Have a mix of transferrable skills from previous studies in Business or Engineering at a Certificate IV level or higher

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Monday, from 5.30pm to 9.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:

  • Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
  • Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.
To be eligible for a VET Student Loan, you will need to be assessed as academically suitable to undertake high level VET study. You will need to provide:
  • A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
  • A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
  • Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.
If you intend to apply for a VET Student Loan, its important you know your student obligations.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

  • USB and general stationery items: $20 approx

Some softcopy resources and workbooks are provided.

Find out more about VET Student Loans

Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed above. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Code Name Start Date End Date Census Date Amount
20NEW01288 UOS1-BSB51415 27 Jul 2020 23 Oct 2020 07 Sep 2020 $950.00
20NEW01293 UOS2-BSB51415 26 Oct 2020 22 Jan 2021 07 Dec 2020 $950.00
21NEW00326 UOS3-BSB51415 25 Jan 2021 21 Apr 2021 01 Mar 2021 $950.00

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Core Units
Number Title
BSBPMG511 Manage project scope
BSBPMG512 Manage project time
BSBPMG513 Manage project quality
BSBPMG514 Manage project cost
BSBPMG515 Manage project human resources
BSBPMG516 Manage project information and communication
BSBPMG517 Manage project risk
BSBPMG521 Manage project integration
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBPMG518 Manage project procurement
BSBPMG519 Manage project stakeholder engagement
BSBPMG520 Manage project governance

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Project leader/team leader , Project contract manager, Project manager (industry specific), Project vendor manager.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Enrol Now

Course Location

Newcastle
266 Maitland Road, Tighes Hill
Phone 131 601

Fees information

We understand that many students are confused by different fees for similar courses, and want to reassure you that studying with TAFE NSW won't damage your hip pocket.

Learn more about Fees information.

Payment options and assistance

Explore payment methods, pay by instalment, scholarships and VET Student Loans.

Learn more about Payment options and assistance.

 

Enrol Now
Unsave Course

Download Course Brochure

Enter your details to make an enquiry and receive the course brochure