Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415)

$AUD 3,750.00 (no GST applicable)

Diploma of Project Management (TLMDP1902)


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This course is run over 6 session(s):

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Nationally Recognised Training

Course Location

Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Level 2, 150 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000

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Course Overview

If you wish to apply for a government subsidised place on this course you must contact Victorian Chamber on 03 8662 5333 or download and complete a registration form, an eligibility and student declaration (PDF, 213KB) and a pre-training review and evaluation (PDF, 58KB). Students commencing courses on or after the 1st January 2015 will need to provide their USIDownload the USI information sheet (PDF, 47 KB). The USI Privacy Notice is also available here. Download the USI Privacy NoticeOnline Registrations will not be accepted.

Why we developed this program

This qualification has been designed to equip participants with the essential knowledge, skills and attributes required to work effectively in project management roles that require conceptual, operational and supervisory capabilities.

It is suitable for participants demonstrating or indicating potential to undertake vocational education and training at diploma level, who should posses a level of Project Management knowledge and work experience.

Who Should Attend

  • Project coordinator
  • Project management officer
  • Project team member
  • Project or program administrator
  • Experienced managers who are already managing projects in an organisation and wish to have their skills formally recognised
  • Individuals requiring formal project management qualifications for promotion or other employment opportunities
  • External consultants experienced in Project Management who wish to gain a formal qualification

Enrolment Requirements

As this qualification requires participants to apply and practice the new skills over a period of time, and also to base their assessment solutions in a workplace environment, it is highly preferable that candidates are employed or otherwise engaged.

  • 18 years of age
  • Due to the practical nature of this course, it is highly recommend that participants are employed or otherwise engaged*
* Assessment assistance may be provided if this requirement cannot be met

Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements for this qualification

Preferred pathways for participants considering this qualification include:

  • After achieving the BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice or other relevant qualification; OR
  • With extensive vocational experience in project roles where they may have had some limited responsibility for the output of others, and without a formal project management qualification.

Candidates seeking entry based upon their vocational experience or for workplace enrolment should generally be in job roles including:

  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Management Officer
  • Project Team Member
  • Project or Program Administrator
  • Experienced managers who are already managing projects in an organisation and wish to have their skills formally recognised
  • Individuals  requiring  formal  project  management  qualifications  for  promotion  or  other employment opportunities
  • External  consultants  experienced  in  Project  Management  who  wish  to  gain  a  formal qualification

Pathways to completion and further studies

Pathways to completion of this qualification include:

  • Course attendance and assessment
  • RPL/Credit transfer for partial or full qualification
  • A combination of the above

Units completed in this program may be credited towards other qualifications through a national recognition process.  After achieving this qualification participants may undertake BSB61215 Advanced Diploma of Project Management or other advanced diploma qualifications.

Graduates with the Diploma of Project Management are eligible for Associate Membership with the Australian Institute of Project Management, and may also become eligible for full membership in the future. (Conditions apply)

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 communications
BSBPMG517 Manage project risk
BSBPMG521 Manage project integration
BSBPMG518 Manage project procurement
BSBPMG519 Manage project stakeholder engagement
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness  

Workshop Delivery Schedule

One day per fortnight over 11 weeks 

Assessment tasks must be submitted within twelve months from the last unit delivery date. This schedule allows for a reasonable time for workplace practice and assessment preparation. Participants should allow approximately 10 hours per week to complete the self-directed learning and assessment tasks.

The assessment tasks for the units in this qualification require participation in complex projects, as well as access to workplace documentation used to document and manage projects and to a number of project stakeholders.  Therefore, workplace application is desirable to ensure that competency to the standard required by this industry sector has been attained.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available upon enrolment.

Course Fees

Full Fee Paying Students 2018
Victorian Chamber Member - $3,100
Non-Member - $3,750

Government Subsidised Places 2018*
2018 Tuition Fee  -  $1,850

Other Course Fees:

Concession Fees
Concession fees may be available (conditions apply)
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Tags: Vocational Qualifications
Victorian Chamber course

Payment must be received following the approval of your registration form to secure a place in a course.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding 

Eligibility for a Government Subsidised Place under the Skill First Program 2018

To be eligible for government subsidised training, applicants must be:

  • An Australian citizen; or a holder of a permanent visa; or a New Zealand citizen; AND
  • A resident of Victoria for the duration of the course; AND
  • Aged 18-19 (i.e. under 20) years of age on 1st January in the year of the course commencement; OR
  • Aged 20 years or over on 1st January in the year the course commencement, and you are enrolling in a qualification that is at a higher level than your highest qualification held (‘upskilling’);

Other eligibility criteria

In addition to meeting the above requirements, an individual is only eligible to:

  • Commence a maximum of two government subsidised courses in a calendar year, including if one of the subsidised courses you’re enrolled in is scheduled to commence later in the year;
  • Undertake a maximum of two government subsidised courses at any one time;
  • Commence a maximum of two government subsidised courses at the same level in your lifetime

Eligibility exemptions for people under particular arrangementsClick here to download (PDF, 41KB)

Pre-Training Review
Part of the enrolment process, Victorian Chamber must conduct a Pre-Training Review of current competencies including language, literacy and numeracy skills. The Pre-Training Review must:
a) identify any competencies previously acquired (Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) or Credit Transfer);
b) ascertain the most appropriate qualification for each student to enrol in, including consideration of the likely job outcomes from the development of new competencies and skills; and
c) ascertain that the proposed learning strategies and materials are appropriate for each participant
Participants are required to download and complete the pre-training review and evaluation (PDF, 58KB) and submit it together with the Registration Form and any other necessary documents. Feedback will be provided within two weeks from your course Registration being approved.

Download a course overview

Course Overview (PDF, 236KB)

Alternative Dates/Locations for this course

Date Code Suburb or town Member Non-member Register
21 Feb 2019 TLMDP1901
Melbourne $3,100.00 $3750.00
13 Jun 2019 TLMDP1902
Melbourne $3,100.00 $3750.00

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Participant Handbook (PDF, 612KB)

Types of evidence in support of applications for government subsidised training


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How to register

Click 'Register' above to register online.
Alternatively, contact the Victorian Chamber on 8662 5333 for more information or download a PDF
Victorian Chamber accredited courses registration form. If you are applying for a government subsidised place, you must also complete, sign and submit the Eligibility and Student Declaration Form (PDF, 210KB).

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Students participating in this program should note that they may be contacted and requested to participate in a National Centre for Vocational Education Research survey or a Department-endorsed project or audit or review.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

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Accredited Training Courses Information

Victorian Chamber is a Registered Training Organisation (TOID 4166) and provides a wide range of nationally recognised Certificate and Diploma level qualifications. The following information is provided as per Victorian Chamber’s contractual requirements with the Victorian Skills Commission:

Standard Hourly Fees for Government Subsidised Training

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Victorian Chamber does not charge other additional fees.

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