Diploma of Project Management

Course Code BSB51415
Course Name Diploma of Project Management
Duration 12 months
Mode of Study Online & Face-to-Face

The Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) program is designed for those who work in the
electrical or communications industry that have project leadership and management roles and are
responsible for achieving project objectives.


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The program covers topics to ensure the development of the following skill sets:

  • Understanding of project authorisation, developing a scope management plan processes.
  • Management of the application of project scope controls.
  • Determination and implementation of the project schedule, and assessing time management outcomes.
  • Determination of the quality requirements, implementation of quality control and assurance processes.
  • Utilisation of review and evaluation processes to make quality improvements in current and future projects.
  • Identification, analysing and refining project costs to produce a budget, and to use this budget as the principal mechanism to control project cost.
  • Planning for human resources, implementing personnel training and development, and managing the project team.
  • Communication, management and engagement strategies to ensure timely and appropriate generation, collection, dissemination, storage and disposal of project information to all stakeholders.
  • Identifying, analysing, treating and monitoring project risks, and assessing risk.
  • Development of systems and the analysis of information to monitor and adjust performance strategies, and to manage opportunities for further improvements. 
  • Identifying, applying, monitoring and reviewing project governance.
  • Determining and monitoring procurement activities across a project’s life cycle and resolve issues that could affect achievement of project objectives.


BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBPMG520 Manage project governance
BSBPMG511 Manage project scope
BSBPMG512 Manage project time
BSBPMG514 Manage project cost
BSBPMG517 Manage project risk
BSBPMG513 Manage project quality
BSBPMG518 Manage project procurement
BSBPMG519 Manage project stakeholder engagement
BSBPMG516 Manage project information and communication
BSBPMG515 Manage project human resources
BSBPMG521 Manage project integration

The first intake will commence 23 August 2018.

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Length & Delivery

12 months – Delivery will be face to face over 12 days and practical application in the workplace. The face to face program will consist of a blend of formal classroom presentation, guest speakers and group learning. Assessments preparation and completion will be completed outside of the classroom and will take approximately 16 hours per month (4 hours a week).

Applicants will be required to undertake an interview (Face to Face or via teleconference) with the project coordinator to determine appropriateness for the program. This interview will confirm:

  • The applicant has completed a Certificate IV in Project Management or had at least 3 years working as a project manager
  • The applicant is employed in an appropriate role
  • The applicant has a workplace mentor
  • The applicant has a project they will be able to work on to complete the assessments

This qualification is recognised within the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 5.

NECA Member: $5928pp
Non Member: $6240pp

Fees include text books

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NECA Education and Careers Ltd – TOID 21098