Diploma of Project Management

BSB50820
Diploma of Project Management
Key facts
CRICOS course code: 098039G

Intake dates 2021-2022

18/10/2021
22/11/2021
17/01/2022
21/02/2022
18/04/2022
23/05/2022
18/07/2022
22/08/2022
17/10/2022
21/11/2022

Course duration
6 terms (75 weeks) including 15 weeks holiday

Study load
14 hours of live lessons and 6 hours of self-directed study per week

Class times
Day
Evening

Course fees (AUD$)

Enrolment fee: $200

Tuition fees
Per term: $2,500
Total tuition fee: $15,000

Material fees: $200

* All courses and prices are subject to change without notice, and courses are offered subject to availability.

About this course

Managing projects form start to finish in a variety of contexts across several industries. This could range from leading new growth strategies to restructuring teams or launching major events.

This course covers all aspects of project management including, budget setting, tracking progress, controlling communication to managing risk and human resources.

Through our expert trainers and real-life case study approach you’ll be ready to put your learning into practice.

What you will learn

Through the Diploma of Project Management, you will learn how to:

 

 

 

Manage small to large scale projects

Monitor progress against plans

Manage project resources

Facilitate decision making, negotiation and conflict resolution

Manage stakeholder expectations

Complete projects on time and within budget

Balance project constraints and variations

What you will need

Through this course, you will need to have:

Access to a computer or tablet to use in class and at home

Access to a fast Internet connection

A Unique Student Identifier (USI)*

*What is a USI?

Entry requirements

  • Be at least 18 years of age and have completed the equivalent of Year 12
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old) or able to demonstrate competence through documented evidence of the following:
    • Educated for 5 years in an English speaking country; or
    • Completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO; or
    • Successful completion of an English Placement Test through our partner college, Universal English College (UEC)
  • Access to a laptop or tablet for home and classroom use with Microsoft Office software or equivalent

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL may be accepted. 

Resource requirements

Course fees do not include computer software or textbooks, which are to be purchased at the student’s own cost. Non-payment of course fees may result in cancellation of enrolment.

  • Project Management Essentials 1st Edition, Therese Linton
  • Leadership and Management: Theory and Practice 7th Edition, Kris Cole

Cengage Learning: www.cengage.com.au

Check the publisher’s website for current pricing

These textbooks may be purchased by students through Cengage Learning or any other bookshops or online providers that offer this publication.

Students must also supply their own laptop with Microsoft Office software e.g. Office 365 Personal that includes Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Publisher.

Course units

You will need to successfully complete eight core [c] units and four elective [e] units to get this diploma.

  • BSBPMG531 – Manage project time [c]
  • BSBPMG532 – Manage project quality [c]
  • BSBPMG533 – Manage project cost [c]
  • BSBPMG534 – Manage project human resources [c]
  • BSBPMG536 – Manage project risk [c]
  • BSBPMG535 – Manage project information and communication [c]
  • BSBPMG540 – Manage project integration [c]
  • BSBPEF501 – Manage personal and professional development [e]
  • BSBCMM511 – Communicate with influence [e]
  • BSBWHS521 – Ensure a safe workplace for a work area [e]
  • BSBSUS511 – Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability [e]
  • BSBPMG530 – Manage project scope [c]

Course delivery and assessments

A blended course which combines face to face and online learning and delivery.

At Ambridge, we teach you through a variety of ways, including lectures, workshops, individual feedback sessions and study support groups.

We also use case studies, presentations, reports, group tasks, direct observation, practical projects and more to assess your progress.

Careers you can pursue

After graduating from the Diploma of Project Management, there are a number of career options open to you, including:

  • Project Manager (generic and industry specific)
  • Project Officer
  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Leader/Team Leader
  • Project Contract Manager

Course credit

Have you completed any courses that are the same as the units offered by Ambridge? Then you may be eligible for Credit Transfer (CT) or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

RPL accounts for the skills and knowledge you have gained through work and life experiences, while CT recognises formal training you have already completed – and is only available for Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) awards.

You must apply during the application process and prior to commencement of study, otherwise your application will not be considered. Please get in touch to find out more.

Certification

Students who successfully complete this course will be issued with the AQF qualification (Australian Qualifications Framework) BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management.

Students who partially complete this course (a minimum of one unit of competency) will be issued with a Statement of Attainment from BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management qualification for the unit/s of competency successfully completed.

Further Study

This diploma is the perfect pathway to an advanced diploma offered at Ambridge Institute.

Ambridge diploma qualification will also give you credit on courses at the following institutions in Australia:

  • Southern Cross University
  • Torrens University
  • University of Wollongong

For more details visit Further Study Partners page.

Intake and term dates

2021

Term/Break Term dates duration Intake dates
Term 3 19 July – 24 September 2021 10 weeks 19 July, 21 August
Break 27 September – 15 October 2 weeks
Term 4 18 October – 23 December 2021 10 weeks 18 October, 22 November
Break 27 December – 14 January 2022 3 weeks

2022

Term/Break Term dates duration Intake dates
Term 1 17 January – 25 March 2022 10 weeks 17 January, 21 February
Break 28 March – 15 April 2 weeks
Term 2 18 April – 24 June 2022 10 weeks 18 April, 23 May
Break 27 June – 15 July 2 weeks
Term 3 18 July – 23 September 2022 10 weeks 18 July, 22 August
Break 26 September – 14 October 2 weeks
Term 4 17 October – 23 December 2022 10 weeks 17 October, 21 November
Break 26 December – 13 January 2023 2 weeks

2023

Term/Break Term dates duration Intake dates
Term 1 16 January – 24 March 2023 10 weeks 16 January, 20 February
Break 27 March – 14 April 2 weeks
Term 2 17 April – 23 June 2023 10 weeks 17 April, 22 May
Break 26 June – 14 July 2 weeks
Term 3 17 July – 22 September 2023 10 weeks 17 July, 21 August
Break 25 September – 13 October 2 weeks
Term 4 16 October – 22 December 2023 10 weeks 16 October, 20 November
Break 25 December – 12 January 2024 2 weeks

Please note study periods are usually 10 weeks, however due to Public Holidays, the length of study and holiday periods may vary. Please refer carefully to the dates above and refer to additional information provided in class for scheduled classes due to public holidays.

Ambridge Institute is responsible for the quality of the training and assessment and compliance and for the issuance of the AQF certification documents.

Ambridge Institute recognises AQF certification issued by other Registered Training Organisations (RTO).

Key facts
CRICOS course code: 098039G

Intake dates 2021-2022

18/10/2021
22/11/2021
17/01/2022
21/02/2022
18/04/2022
23/05/2022
18/07/2022
22/08/2022
17/10/2022
21/11/2022

Course duration
6 terms (75 weeks) including 15 weeks of holiday

Study load
14 hours of live lessons and 6 hours of self-directed study per week

Class times
Day
Evening

Course fees (AUD$)

Enrolment fee: $200

Tuition fees
Per term: $2,500
Total tuition fee: $15,000

Material fees: $200

* All courses and prices are subject to change without notice, and courses are offered subject to availability.

Ambridge Institute