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BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management

BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management

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Become a project manager that hits deadlines and achieves results.

Nationally Recognised TrainingOrganisations in the digital age are constantly changing and developing. From establishing new teams to implementing innovative technologies, project management is essential for effective execution. As a result, project managers have never been in higher demand.


Customised options
Customised options available on site at your office for groups
In person study
In person study at our Collins St training rooms
One Day Session
Upskill in 12 months
Multiple start dates
Multiple start dates per year


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Please note: course formats may differ between scheduled and onsite training


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Duration and commitment

The Diploma will take a minimum of 12 months to complete and includes 12 half day sessions (9:30AM – 1:30PM) scheduled at least once a month. Attendance for each session is 100% mandatory, as each session will cover a different unit of competency.

Victorian Chamber are committed to providing flexible and accessible training opportunities. To achieve this, we have adopted a rolling intake approach for our courses. This will allow you to commence your studies at various points throughout the year, rather than being limited to fixed semester start dates. It is important to note that the duration of the program is the same for all students.

For further details regarding the 2024 scheduled dates or the next rolling intake, please contact


Our programs consist of a combination of face-to-face sessions and self-directed learning and assessment activities. Whilst it is difficult to predict the exact time allocation required to complete the self-directed learning activities and/or the non-routine applied learning activities in the workplace, a significant personal time commitment is required from you to successfully complete all requirements to gain your qualification.

Assessments are generally due prior to the following session and have been designed to holistically assess the competence in each unit and are made up of a variety of assessment tasks and may include the following:

  • Written questions
  • Case studies
  • Project work
  • Demonstration, observation and/or role-play


What will I learn in this course?

Units of study

A total of 12 units of competency (8 core units and 4 electives):

  • BSBPMG540 - Manage project integration
  • BSBOPS502 - Manage business operational plans
  • BSBPMG530 - Manage project scope
  • BSBPMG532 - Manage project quality
  • BSBPMG531 - Manage project time
  • BSBPMG533 - Manage project cost
  • BSBPMG534 - Manage project human resources
  • BSBTWK502 - Manage team effectiveness
  • BSBPMG538 - Manage project stakeholder engagement
  • BSBPMG535 - Manage project information and communication
  • BSBPMG536 - Manage project risk
  • BSBPMG537 - Manage project procurement

To see the full unit description, go to and type the unit code in the search function.

Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer

Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer is available. If your Recognition of Prior Learning and/or Credit Transfer is granted, you will be exempt from attending and completing the units.



The course content is delivered in workshops from our experienced and knowledgeable instructors. With years of industry experience, our instructors draw upon real scenarios that they have encountered, across all stages of the project management lifecycle.

Ed Robins, pictured below, is one of our instructors responsible for delivering our BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management. Ed has over 40 years’ wide-ranging experience in corporate operations, marketing, project management, customer and dealer service, quality management and consulting across the Asia-Pacific region.

“Ed was an experienced trainer and it was obvious he had significant project management experience. Ed kept the group engaged throughout the sessions”

- Past Diploma of Project Management student

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Who is this course suitable for?

StudentAs this qualification requires you to apply and practice your new skills within an organisational context with access to different organisation documents, stakeholders, and circumstances and base your assessments in a workplace environment, it is strongly recommended that you are employed or otherwise engaged.

Digital capability

Victorian Chamber is moving towards a paper-free classroom. As a result, it is an expectation that you have access to reliable internet and have a suitable electronic device, such as computer, laptop or tablet with MS Office-type of software to navigate the online learning platform to access the course learning materials to complete the requirements of your course.

Pre-training review

As part of the enrolment process, you must complete a pre-training review. The pre-training review is a tool used to determine if the course you are enrolling into is the most suitable and appropriate course for you, and will help us:

  • Understand your reasons for undertaking this qualification
  • Explore your current competencies and provides opportunities for these to be assessed through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT).
  • Ascertain the most suitable qualification(s) for you to enrol in based on your current educational attainment, capabilities including language, literacy and numeracy, aspirations and interests
  • Determine your training and assessment needs
Fees and payment
Victorian Chamber Member $5,950
Non-Member $8,000
Payment Instalments Schedule
  Victorian Chamber Member Non-member
Total $5,950 $8,000
Initial payment $1,500 $1,500
Payment 1
(One month post course commencement)
$890 $1,300
Payment 2
(One month following P1)
$890 $1,300
Payment 3
(One month following P2)
$890 $1,300
Payment 4
(One month following P3)
$890 $1,300
Payment 5
(One month following P4)
$890 $1,300

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How do I register for this course?
  1. Get a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
    To create or locate an existing USI, visit
  2. Get certified copies of your ID
    As part of your application, we require certified copies of your ID and proof of Victorian residency
    • Proof of identify (e.g. Current passport, Medicare Card or Birth Certificate)
    • Victorian Residency (e.g. Victorian Driver’s License)
  3. Complete enrolment form and pre-training review
    • If applying for Skills First government funding, complete the Eligibility and declaration form
  4. Apply online and upload all of the above

Alternatively, contact the Victorian Chamber on 03 8662 5333 for more information.

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