Diploma of Project Management 2017-08-23T04:11:52+00:00

Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415)

Who should do this Qualification?

The Diploma of Project Management will develop project management skills and knowledge that can be applied to projects in a variety of contexts across a number of industry sectors.  It will provide a theoretical understanding of project management and the practical tools and skills for implementation in the workplace.

This qualification is ideal if you are working in or wanting to work in project leadership and management roles with responsibilities for achieving project objectives.  It will allow you to advance our skills to:

  • determine project objectives, identify project lifecycles, and the scope and changes throughout the lifecycle;
  • plan, implement and manage costs, scope and timeframes of the project;
  • manage the procurement process within the project; and
  • identify risks and develop risk management strategies.

Course format

There are 12 units of competencies that must be completed in order to attain the qualification that consists of 8 required/core units and 4 elective units.  Elective units must be relevant to the work environment, maintain the integrity of the AQF and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.  It must not include the unit BSBPMG522 Undertake project work.

The core/required units are:

  • 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; and
  • BSBPMG521 – Manage project integration.

The elective units are:

  • BSBPMG518 – Manage project procurement;
  • BSBPMG519 – Manage project stakeholder engagement;
  • BSBPMG520 – Manage project governance; and
  • PSPETHC501B – Promote the values and ethos of public service.

How Pro Leaders can help you gain your Qualification

Our trainers are highly skilled with extensive experience in the public service, private organisations and not-for-profit organisations to cater for any individual and organisational learning requirements.

Our practical approach to learning is based on the experience of our trainers to provide relatable and practical information on how theory can be applied in an organisation.  We use real examples to demonstrate use and application to enhance learning and understanding, and we have had positive feedback from past participants on how they have effectively applied their knowledge in their workplace.

2017 Course dates:

Dates Venue
Day 1 & 2 18 & 19 October PLA Training Centre
Day 3, 4 & 5 25, 26 & 27 October PLA Training Centre
Day 6, 7 & 8 15, 16 & 17 November PLA Training Centre
Day 9 & 10 22 & 23 November PLA Training Centre


Registration from 8:30 on day 1, all training sessions commence promptly at 9.00am.
Finish time will be no later than 5.00pm.


PLA Training Centre
Pro Leaders Academy–Level 1, 142 Mawson Place, Mawson ACT 2607


Morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea provided.
Complementary fresh coffee, tea and cold drinks available all day.


Free parking is available nearby in Mawson.

2018 Course dates:

Dates Venue
Day 1, 2 & 3 16, 17 & 18 May PLA Training Centre
Day 4 & 5 31 May & 1 June PLA Training Centre
Day 6 & 7 21 & 22 June PLA Training Centre
Day 8, 9 & 10 4, 5 & 6 July PLA Training Centre