Diploma of Project Management

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Are you interested in earning the BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)? You may be eligible to receive this qualification based on the work you’ve already done. And, you could do it without having to complete any additional study.

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About the Qualification

What is the Diploma of Project Management?

At the Diploma level you are someone who is able to apply project management skills in a leadership capacity. You may have managed projects in a number of contexts and industries. You have experience at the management and leadership level, and are responsible for project objectives. You have well established project management knowledge and a range of specialist, managerial and technical skills. You use your skills to plan, implement and review your own work and that of a team.

There are no pre-requisites to enrol in the Diploma of Project Management. It is comprised of 12 units of competency – eight of which are core units (compulsory) and four elective units (which allows some range to match your experience or interests to particular units).


Qualification Information

The core units focus on the ability to manage all elements of a project, including scope, timeline, quality, budget, HR, IT & Communication, risk and integration.

Elective units can be selected from a range of management topics including managing IT systems, building innovative working environments, continuous improvement, stakeholder engagement, governance, sustainability, data management, Work Health & Safety and team leadership.

Examples of Position Titles relevant to Diploma level work:

  • Project Manager (industry specific)
  • Project Leader/Team Leader
  • Project Contract Manager
  • Program Managers
  • Project Analysts
  • Project Contract Managers
  • Construction Managers
  • Health and Welfare Service Managers
  • Software/ICT Managers
  • Engineering Project Manager

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About the Industry

Project Management Industry

Project management is a fast-growing industry in Australia. Not only is it growing as a specific discipline, it is also an essential skill in a large range of jobs and industries.

Project management roles are available in an increasing range of sectors, from mining, construction and engineering, to business, IT and finance. Project management roles are also growing in our government sectors, from defence and law enforcement to emergency services.

You will find a lot more information in our Project Management Industry Report.

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