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Diploma of Project Management

Course Code BSB50820

  • Part Time
  • 6 months
  • Mixed Delivery
  • Chadstone

This course is not available for International Students


The Diploma of Project Management will provide you with the skills to manage and coordinate projects in a wide range of industry, commercial and workplace settings.

Career Opportunities

  • project manager
  • project officer
  • project co-ordinator

Pathway to further studies

  • BSB60720 Advanced Diploma of Project Management ; OR
  • Bachelor of Business (Project Management )

Studying the Diploma of Project Management at Holmesglen

Whether you want to improve your delivery capability or attain formal qualifications and/or professional recognition, this program aims to meet your needs in a specified six month time-frame.<p>Effective project management, as a specialisation, has the potential to positively contribute to an organisation's bottom line, performance and reputation.<p>Whether large or small, government or private, local or national, many organisations are recognising that their competitive advantage is often achieved through project work.<p>Career opportunities exist in fields such as building and construction, engineering, information technology, health, education, and many more.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible, students must be at least 18 years of age.<p>It is preferable that applicants have the following:<br>• BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice; OR<br>• Vocational experience in project roles where students may have had some limited responsibility for the output of others but do not have a formal project management qualification
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training, you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability for the course, verifying your training plan, and identifying any learning support needs.

Recognition of prior learning

You may be able to reduce the number of units to be studied in your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.

Course Structure


Remote learning on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6pm to 10pm.<br>Students will be required to attend campus for role-playing workshops.<br>There will be additional consultations provided by the teachers throughout the semester. <p>To complete this qualification you must complete a total number of 12 units being <br>8 core units plus 4 elective units.<p>The elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen via feedback and consultation with various Industry organisations.
Unit code Unit name
BSBPMG530 Manage project scope
BSBPMG531 Manage project time
BSBPMG534 Manage project human resources
BSBPMG533 Manage project cost
BSBPMG532 Manage project quality
BSBPMG536 Manage project risk
BSBPMG535 Manage project information and communication
BSBPMG540 Manage project integration
Unit code Unit name
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development
BSBTWK501 Lead diversity and inclusion
BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others


Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.

How to apply


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Qualification and Recognition

On completion, you will receive the BSB50280 Diploma of Project Management

Industry Connections


Tuition fees GST exempt Cost
Full Fee $7,268
Government subsidised $4,731

Additional Course Cost

Textbooks $150 - $250

All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. <a href="/study-with-us/tafe-study/tafe-fees-and-scholarships/government-subsidised-training">Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession. </a>


VET Student Loans are available to eligible student to pay for tuition fees for this course. <a href="">Read more about VET Student Loans</a>.

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