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Offering Info

Diploma of Project Management

  • National Course Code: BSB51415
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB51415-01V04-20SGR-003

Location – St George, Main Campus

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

18 Hours per week

Duration

18 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 evidence that you have:
While there are no formal educational requirements for entry into this course, the completion of a Certificate IV in Project Management, or equivalent industry experience is the recommended pathway. To help us assess your suitability for this course please send your CV and previous qualifications to Uma Dutta uma.dutta1@tafensw.edu.au. On completion of this process you will be provided details regarding your course commencement and study preparation program.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a Part-time Day Blended course. You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 10 hours of other study per week.

You can also expect approximately 4 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including Private study, practice and making independent enquiry.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:
Have completed year 12 (HSC) or equivalent with 3-5 years experience working in a project management role undertaking a range of different projects in differing contexts. It is also important that you have access to a computer with reliable internet connection and have the skills to be able to use basic features of Microsoft office, such as, formatting documents, using templates, tables, spreadsheets and presentations. In addition you should have sound communication skills that will allow you to express your ideas both in writing and verbally as well as an ability to set and achieve work goals.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

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 Saturday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. 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.

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

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

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
BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
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.

Course Location

St George, Main Campus
Corner Princes Highway & President Avenue, Kogarah
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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