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Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

  • Qualification:

    Certificate IV

  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    26 weeks, 6 months

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    RTO 0049

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  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

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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

Perfect checking triggers the principles of project management with this comprehensive online Certificate IV in Project Management Practice course at AIM.

You'll build relevant, practical skills and obtain a nationally recognised qualification that sets you up to succeed in any industry or sector. With projects critical to the success of a wide range of businesses, your project management skillset will help you stand out as you progress along your career path.

This course offers a broad foundation of project management knowledge, giving you unique insights into project management processes. You'll learn how to identify and manage project goals, assumptions and outcomes, manage schedules, analyse budgets and resources, contribute to quality planning and continuous improvement, and handle your project's communication and information management. You'll also build the personal skills and confidence required to succeed in challenging environments.

With its self-directed online learning format, this course offers maximum flexibility. In addition, three days of on-campus workshops will provide you with fresh insights, throughs and ideas from professionals, and connect you with a new network of potential contacts.

If multiple people in your workplace are interested in pursuing this qualification, AIM may design a program tailored specifically to your business context, making this course invaluable to your business development.


To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be 18 years or older; AND
  • Completed Australian Year 12 schooling; OR
  • Demonstrate that you have the skills and capability to succeed in the course by completing the Diploma Entry Test.

Areas of study

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

Core units:

  • BSBPMG409 - Apply project scope management techniques
  • BSBPMG410 - Apply project time management techniques
  • BSBPMG411 - Apply project quality management techniques

Pre-selected elective units:

  • BSBPMG412 - Apply project cost management techniques
  • BSBPMG413 - Apply project human resources management approaches
  • BSBPMG414 - Apply project information management and communications techniques
  • BSBPMG415 - Apply project risk management techniques
  • BSBPMG416 - Apply project procurement management procedures
  • BSBPMG418 - Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.

Australian Institute of Management Education and Training AIM provides students with practical qualifications that certify their skills and advances their careers. Each qualification is delivered through a blend of practical exercises and evaluative tools, and with no exams to study for; students can focus on completing assessments that have real world application. With the choice to study online or on campus, studying with AIM means you can maintain your work-life balance while building your future career.

Australian Institute of Management Education and Training Pty Limited (ABN 40 009 668 553); RTO code 0049 (AIMET); level 21, 580 George St, Sydney, NSW, 2000, an approved FEE-HELP and VET FEE-HELP provider. AIMET is a registered Higher Education Provider listed on the national register, Provider ID: PRV12071. AIMET uses the brand name AIM with permission from the Australian Institute of Management (ABN 56 004 525 017).
AIM (RTO 0049) prides itself on delivering holistic, comprehensive qualifications, that helps you fast-track your career whilst gaining official certification of your skills. Whether you prefer online learning or face-to-face classes, AIM offers both options.

The online virtual campus, MyAIM allows students to work through the online modules at their own pace, connect with other students and receive online learning support from AIM’s Student Support and Coaching Services teams.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • New South Wales: Parramatta, Sydney
  • Victoria: Melbourne
  • Queensland: Brisbane
  • South Australia: Adelaide

You can also choose to study this course entirely online, or online with some on-campus components (blended learning).

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (BSB41515) from AIM.

This qualification enables you to pursue employment in a range of different environments across the public or private sectors, working on a wide variety of projects. Previous graduates of this program have undertaken clerical, administrative and professional roles in a variety of industries, including construction, public administration and safety, and professional, scientific and technical services.

This course may also act as a pathway to further studies. After completing this qualification, you may choose to pursue the Diploma of Project Management.

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The current cost of this course is $3,300.

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