BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management

CRICOS Course Code: 104083E

Diploma of Project Management is a nationally recognised qualification.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge in a variety of contexts, across a number of industry sectors. 

The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Project Manager and Project Team Leader. Individuals in these roles have project leadership and management roles and are responsible for achieving project objectives. They possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical and managerial competencies to initiate, plan, execute and evaluate their own work and/or the work of others  

Training is conducted Blended face-to-face and online, 20 hours per week 70% classroom environment and 30% online (Moodle). 

Ten hours each week of self-study and assessment research is recommended during term time.

Sessions are trainer-led in-group sizes of up to 30 participants. The training program is undertaken using a planned schedule in accordance with national standards. 

Employment Pathway

The Diploma of Project Management is intended to prepare students or recognise and develop existing workers who are performing a range of administrative based roles in a business environment. Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and/or skilled work and/or further learning.

This qualification is transferrable across many industries, as it teaches transferrable business skills.

Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include:

Business analyst    Change or Innovation manager
Project Leader/ Team LeaderProject cost manager                
Project managerProject coordination manager

The Course Facts

Duration: 40 weeks plus 12 weeks of breaks (One Year)

Delivery mode: 

20 hrs of learning per week.

70% classroom environment and 30% online (Moodle)

Sydney Location: Level 2 & 4

Course Structure

The course will be delivered in four terms over a one-year period.

The 2023 term dates are:

  • 16 January
  • 13 March
  • 29 May
  • 17 July
  • 04 September
  • 06 November

The following identifies each term and the units of competency to be delivered:

Term One

  •  BSBPMG537-Manage project procurement
  •  BSBPMG538-Manage project stakeholder engagement
  •  BSBTWK502-Manage team effectiveness

Term Two

  • BSBPMG540-Manage project integration
  • BSBPMG530 -Manage Project Scope
  • BSBPMG531-Manage project time

Term Three

  • BSBPMG531-Manage project time
  • BSBPMG533 -Manage project cost
  • BSBPMG532 -Manage project quality
  • BSBPMG534 -Manage project human resources

Term Four

  • BSBPMG535-Manage project information and communication
  • BSBPMG536-Manage project risk
  • BSBPEF501-Manage personal and professional development