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Diploma of Project Management

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  • Duration:

    Max 18 months

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  • Awarded by:

    North Coast TAFE (RTO 90010)

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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

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About this course

If you're looking for a leadership role, then project management qualifications will get you closer to your goal. The online Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) course from Open Colleges offers a respected qualification endorsed by the Australian Institute of Project Management.

You will get an introduction to project management strategy and skills including best-practice approaches to managing project information and communication, project procurement and professional team development - lessons that apply to any workplace context. If you're looking to hone your skills as a manager or step up to the next level, then you can get real-world experience and proven theoretical knowledge with this course.


There are no specific requirements, however, it is recommended that students:

  • Have completed Year 12; OR
  • Have a nationally recognised qualification at certificate III level or higher; OR
  • Have 2 years of industry experience

Areas of study

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

  • BSBPMG511 - Manage project scope
  • BSBPMG512 - Manage project time
  • BSBPMG519 - Manage project stakeholder engagement
  • BSBPMG514 - Manage project cost
  • BSBPMG515 - Manage project human resources
  • BSBPMG518 - Manage project procurement
  • BSBPMG513 - Manage project quality
  • BSBPMG516 - Manage project information and communication
  • BSBSUS501 - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • BSBPMG517 - Manage project risk
  • BSBPMG521 - Manage project integration
  • BSBPMG520 - Manage project governance
Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

Career outcomes

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

No matter what profession you're in, proven project management skills will open the doors to greater responsibility. This flexible online course is suitable for those who have completed a Certificate IV in Project Management and allows current and aspiring managers to understand the instruments of success and get their skills accredited.

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

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

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