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Diploma of Project Management

  • Diploma

With the Diploma of Project Management, you'll gain skills in globally recognised standards and practices, used in a broad range of industries and roles to deliver stakeholder objectives within specific constraints, such as time, budget, and resources.

Key details

Degree Type
Diploma
Duration
6 - 12 months part-time
Course Code
BSB51415
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$3,876 total

About this course

With the Diploma of Project Management, you'll gain skills in globally recognised standards and practices, used in a broad range of industries and roles to deliver stakeholder objectives within specific constraints, such as time, budget, and resources. You'll also develop the skills to effectively lead teams in navigating project work from concept to completion within governance requirements.

Our fast-tracked project management course follows the sequence of activities from initiation to post-project review, while covering the 12 key knowledge areas for successful project management. This approach ensures we can focus on the project tools and techniques used in each step along the way, so that you can apply what you learn to enhance your work achievements from the get-go.

This course is available at our Shepparton and Wallan Campuses. Our fast-tracked model provides great flexibility to study and work, with only 6 days in a classroom across the study period with further scheduled 3-hour groupwork sessions.

This course is perfect for those who already have some team leadership or project experience and want to bolster their skills with a Nationally Accredited Qualification, valued by employers in any industry.

Entry requirements

Training package entry requirements

There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements

Before being accepted into the course you must:

  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document your previous work experience and qualifications and assess your suitability for the course.
  • Complete a BSKB test to ensure you have the required language, literacy and numeracy levels required for the course.

The selection criteria for this course are:

  • Ability to undertake training at this qualification level
  • Literacy and numeracy skills of an appropriate level
  • Keen interest in project management skillset
  • Ability to communicate with others
  • Computer skills in Word, Excel and use of the Internet to a basic level
  • Ability to organise study and work independently

It is expected that students need to have vocational experience, are required to address projects in their current workplace, have been working in a project-oriented workplace or have completed a minimum Certificate III qualification.

Study locations

Shepparton - Fryers Street

Career pathways

The course prepares you to take the lead in projects. You can use project management as a skillset in your existing profession, or take a step further into a career as a Project Manager.

Existing roles as:

  • Supervisor
  • Manager
  • Project Leader
  • Team Leader
  • Ad hoc Project Leader

Further career options may include:

  • Project Manager
  • Portfolio Manager
  • PMO Officer
  • Project Analyst
  • Project Change Manager

Credit for prior study or work

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

How to apply

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.