Diploma of Project Management

BSB51415
Diploma of Project Management
Key facts
CRICOS course code: 098039G

Intake dates 2020

28/01/2020
02/03/2020
20/04/2020
25/05/2020
13/07/2020
17/08/2020
06/10/2020
09/11/2020

Course duration
4 terms (52 weeks) including 12 weeks holiday

Study load
20 contact hours per week including 6 hours online delivery

Class times
Day
Evening (coming soon)

Course fees (AUD$)

Enrolment fee: $200

Tuition fees
Per term: $2,500
Total tuition fee: $10,000

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

International students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and have completed the equivalent of Year 12
  • Complete a Course Entry Form
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5. English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
    • Educated for 5 years in an English speaking country; or
    • Completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course or higher in an Australian Education Institution; or
    • Successful completion of an English Placement Test

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that Ambridge Institute can confirm they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

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.

  • BSBPMG511 Manage project scope (C)
  • BSBPMG512 Manage project time (C)
  • BSBPMG513 Manage project quality (C)
  • BSBPMG514 Manage project cost (C)
  • BSBPMG515 Manage project human resources (C)
  • BSBPMG516 Manage project information and communication (C)
  • BSBPMG517 Manage project risk (C)
  • BSBPMG519 Manage project stakeholder engagement (E)
  • BSBPMG521 Manage project integration (C)
  • BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development (E)
  • BSBINN502 Build and sustain an innovative work environment (E)
  • BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness (E)

Course delivery and assessments

All vocational courses are delivered face-to-face.

At Ambridge, we teach you through a variety of ways, including tutorials, 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 Program 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 by the end of your first week after starting your course, 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) BSB51415 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 BSB51415 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.

Intake and term dates

2020

Term/Break Term dates Duration Intake dates
Term 28 January – 3 April 2020 10 weeks 28 January 2020
Break Saturday 4 April – Sunday 19 April 2020 2 weeks
Term 20 April – 26 June 2020 10 weeks 20 April 2020
Break Saturday 27 June – Sunday 12 July 2020 2 weeks
Term 13 July – 18 September 2020 10 weeks 13 July 2020
Break Saturday 19 September – Sunday 4 October 2020 2 weeks
Term 6 October – 11 December 2020 10 weeks 6 October 2020
Christmas Break Saturday 12 December – Sunday 24 January 2021 6 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 2020

28/01/2020
02/03/2020
20/04/2020
25/05/2020
13/07/2020
17/08/2020
06/10/2020
09/11/2020

Course duration
4 terms (52 weeks) including 12 weeks of holiday

Study load
20 contact hours per week including 6 hours online delivery

Class times
Day
Evening (coming soon)

Course fees (AUD$)

Enrolment fee: $200

Tuition fees
Per term: $2,500
Total tuition fee: $10,000

Material fees: $200

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

Ambridge Institute