BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management

This qualification is ideal for project team leaders and project managers wishing to advance their skills to the level of a professional project manager.  The student will gain the skills to oversee projects to meet goals and objectives of the organisation.  It will provide a theoretical understanding of project management and practical tools and skills for implementation in the workplace.

The course is based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and follows the project management lifecycle from project planning and governance considerations through to project implementation and project completion.

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.
This course is offered in the following methods of delivery:
  • Recognition of Prior Learning; and
  • Online learning.

This course consists of eight (8) required units and four (4) elective units:

Required Units:
  • 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.
Elective Units:
  • BSBPMG518 – Manage project procurement;
  • BSBPMG519 – Manage project stakeholder engagement;
  • BSBPMG520 – Manage project governance; and
  • PSPETH003 – Promote the values and ethos of public service.
Entry Requirement

Must be at least 25 years of age, have a functional level of English, have some relevant work experience, have the capacity for independent learning and group work.

Discounts & Payments

We offer discounts for group enrolments and repeat clients.

Flexible Finance

In partnership with Study Loans, we can provide financial assistance to people who are eligible.  Flexible finance options can help fund your education with repayment terms from 6 months to 48 months with no penalties for early repayment.  Find out how much your repayments may be with Study Loan’s Loan Calculator.  Please note that Study Loans do charge interest, fees and penalties for the use of their service, and they are payable to Study Loans throughout the course of your loan.  Find out more in their Frequently Asked Questions.


Remote/Live Streaming Course dates:

This course is delivered remotely via live streaming every fortnight. The structure of the course is designed to allow people who are time-poor or are not able to attend a training course during business hours to participate in the course in bite sizes.  Each session will run for two hours each fortnight with an assessment period that will be guided by the facilitator to be held over two full days in either our Canberra or Brisbane office, or via live streaming into the course. 

Requirements of live streaming:

There are minimal requirements for streaming into the course:

  • PC with a working web camera and speakers; and
  • reliable internet connection.

Although live streaming does not require exceptional speed from your internet connection, a reliable connection is required as streaming is continuous over the duration of each session.


Dates Venue
Workshop 1 (half day) Tuesday 14 April Live Stream: 5-7pm (Brisbane-time)
Workshop 2 (half day) Tuesday 28 April Live Stream: 5-7pm (Brisbane-time)
Workshop 3 (half day) Tuesday 12 May Live Stream: 5-7pm (Brisbane-time)
Workshop 4 (half day) Tuesday 26 May Live Stream: 5-7pm (Brisbane-time)
Workshop 5 (half day) Tuesday 9 June Live Stream: 5-7pm (Brisbane-time)
Workshop 6 (half day) Tuesday 23 June Live Stream: 5-7pm (Brisbane-time)
Workshop 7 (half day) Tuesday 7 July Live Stream: 5-7pm (Brisbane-time)
Workshop 8 (half day) Tuesday 21 July Live Stream: 5-7pm (Brisbane-time)
Workshop 9 (half day) Tuesday 4 August Live Stream: 5-7pm (Brisbane-time)
Workshop 10 (half day) Tuesday 18 August Live Stream: 5-7pm (Brisbane-time)
Workshop 11 (half day) Tuesday 1 Sep Live Stream: 5-7pm (Brisbane-time)
Workshop 12 (half day) Tuesday 15 Sep Live Stream: 5-7pm (Brisbane-time)
Workshop 13 (half day) Tuesday 29 Sep Live Stream: 5-7pm (Brisbane-time)
Workshop 14 (half day) Tuesday 13 Oct Live Stream: 5-7pm (Brisbane-time)
Workshop 15 (half day) Tuesday 27 Oct Live Stream: 5-7pm (Brisbane-time)
Workshop 16 (half day) Tuesday 10 Nov Live Stream: 5-7pm (Brisbane-time)
Assessment 1 (full day) Thursday 26 Nov Live Stream/Canberra office/Brisbane office: 9am – 4pm (Brisbane-time)
Assessment 2 (full day) Friday 27 Nov Live Stream/Canberra office/Brisbane office: 9am – 4pm (Brisbane-time)




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


Canberra – Level 1, 142 Mawson Place, Mawson ACT 2607 (Free parking is available nearby in Mawson).

Brisbane – Level 1, 451 St Pauls Terrace, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006 (200 metres from the Fortitude Valley train station with access to public buses only a few metres away on St Pauls Terrace. There is also secure parking at the Valley Metro Car Park adjacent to the Fortitude Valley train station with reasonable Early Bird specials for daily parking).

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

Combined training locations
With the Combined course, You can attend at either the Canberra or Brisbane campus with both locations setup as a classroom environment.

The facilitator running this course will change between the physical locations, however with the use of video conferencing systems the 2 rooms will be connected as if it is a single training room.

This approach allows for a wider view of participants to connect to the course and share their experiences, solutions and frustrations/issues with the other participants.