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Diploma of Project Management

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    Self-paced; Up to 12 months

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    Line Management Institute of Training (RTO 31966)

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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

Build a sound theoretical knowledge base of core project management competencies with this online Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) course.

Delivered by Line Management Institute of Training (LMIT), this course can be undertaken as an AIPM endorsed qualification depending on the electives you select.

By completing particular electives you will also become a student of the Australian Institute of Project Management during the duration of this course, meaning you will be qualified to become an Associate Member of AIPM upon graduation.

By working through the syllabus you will master a range of skills useful in a variety of contexts and across industry sectors, allowing you to pursue a career in a field that suits your abilities and interests.

The course covers the management of key factors when planning any project including scope, time, quality, costs, human resources, information, risk and integration plan.


There are no prerequisites for entry to this course, however it is recommended that applicants hold Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (BSB41515) course.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be available for skills and knowledge obtained through previous study or other relevant experience.

Areas of study

In this management course, the units of competency you may study include:

Core units

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

Elective units

  • BSBPMG518 - Manage project procurement*
  • BSBPMG519 - Manage project stakeholder engagement*
  • BSBPMG520 - Manage project governance*
  • BSBMGT516 - Facilitate continuous improvement

*AIPM endorsed electives

RTO 31966
Established in 1998, Line Management Institute of Training (LMIT) delivers targeted, nationally recognised qualifications that align closely with high priority industry areas, including business administration, human resources, project management, marketing, management and training. With over 8,000 graduates, courses are geared towards offering the optimal blend of flexibility, experience and positive employment outcomes. All LMIT trainers bring extensive experience within their field of specialty, ensuring students receive real-world industry insights and up-to-date training. LMIT is a member of the Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET).
LMIT has designed each of its training packages with student experience at front of mind. All course content is accessible entirely online, so you can actively engage with your studies anywhere, anytime. Connect with your trainer via email or phone, or use the live chat function within LMIT’s student portal. Keep up to date with course materials and industry news on the Student Portal, where you can interact with your trainers, LMIT staff and other students. It’s all part of LMIT’s commitment to integrity, innovation, passion, and credibility, ensuring all students have access to tailored and personal learning support that meets a variety of diverse needs.

Career outcomes

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

If you completed the AIPM endorsed electives in this course, you will also be eligible to become an Associate Member of AIPM and gain a Certified Practising Project Practitioner (CPPP) certification.

Curious about where a career in business could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Project Manager
  • Program Administrator
  • Management Consultant
  • Project Leader
  • Project Team Leader

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