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Diploma of Project Management

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  • Duration:

    Self-paced; max 12 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Foundation Education (RTO 22557)

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

What you'll learn

About this course

The Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) course caters for individuals seeking to work as project managers in any number of industry settings. Delivered entirely online by Foundation Education, you'll refine your ability to initiate, plan, execute and evaluate work processes and develop the confidence to manage projects of all sizes.

With this course, you'll be trained to develop a scope management plan, determine and implement project schedules, identify and refine project costs, and determine and implement quality requirements and assurance processes. You'll also learn how to establish, monitor and control project risks, and effectively manage the project team and stakeholders.

Take the next step in your career with the Diploma of Project Management!


Applicants must have successfully completed Year 12. It is also recommended that applicants have studied a relevant lower level qualification such as the Certificate IV in Project Management prior to commencing this course.

Areas of study

In this project management course, the subjects you will study include:

Core units:

  • BSBPMG511 - Manage project scope
  • BSBPMG512 - Manage project time
  • BSBPMG514 - Manage project costs
  • BSBPMG513 - Manage project quality
  • BSBPMG515 - Manage project human resources
  • BSBPMG516 - Manage project information and communication
  • BSBPMG517 - Manage project risk
  • BSBPMG521 - Manage project integration

Elective units:

  • BSBPMG519 - Manage project stakeholder engagement
  • BSBPMG520 - Manage project governance
  • BSBPMG518 - Manage project procurement
  • BSBWOR502 - Lead and manage team effectiveness
RTO 22557
Foundation Education is one of the few Registered Training Organisations (RTO) in Australia who endeavours to deliver flexible online training solutions designed to fit their students’ lifestyles. Since 1999, they’ve been focused on providing excellence in Vocational Education and Training and building partnership networks that drive quality graduates across each industry, alongside their partner RTO, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT).

With more than 60 nationally recognised certificate and diploma level courses on offer, the Foundation Education difference means:

Flexible Online Study
Foundation Education’s courses are delivered online so you can study whenever and wherever suits you. This also gives you the flexibility to choose your course length – whether that be the full term of your course or as little as six months.

Dedicated Student Support
Foundation Education’s industry experienced Technical Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.

Industry Relevant Courses
Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with the job-ready skills and up-to-date knowledge required to support your career goals.
Studying with Foundation Education, you will be supported by an experienced trainer currently working in the industry. You will receive ongoing and personalised support with your assignments and career goals, and have access to coaching and advice from industry professionals. With state-of-the-art technology, you will have access to your course materials 24/7, meaning you can truly study when and where you want.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) from Foundation Education.

Project management is one of the most recognised and flexible qualifications you can attain. Upon completion of this online project management course, you'll boost your opportunities for career advancement and be eligible to apply for senior project management role in a range of sectors, from engineering to arts and IT. Potential job outcomes include:

  • Project manager
  • Project leader
  • Project contract manager
  • Project vendor manager


Payment options & support

Finance options

Foundation Education offers a range of payment options to suit any budget:

  • Upfront payment - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 30 days
  • Payment plan - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid in instalments within 10 months
  • Rapid payment plan - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid in instalments within 4 months

Course fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services.

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