BSB50820 – Diploma of Project Management
Course Details

icon-building RTO Number: 41143 Course Code:icon-qrcode BSB50820
Duration: 52 weeks (including breaks)
4 Study Periods of 10 weeks each (excluding breaks)icon-book
Location: Perth City
icon-clock-o Study Mode: Face-to-face
Classes are scheduled for 20 hours/week during each study period except break periods
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About this course

BSB50820 – Diploma of Project Management is aimed at equipping you with the skills and knowledge required for diverse Project Management related job roles in various contexts and industry sectors. The course covers the essential skills and knowledge required for managing small to medium-sized projects.

In this course, you will learn about the project management lifecycle and will acquire skills in the PMBOK project management knowledge areas such as management of governance, integration, stakeholders, scope, cost, time, human resources, procurement, communications, risks, and quality.

Course Structure/Units

To complete this course, a total of 12 units must be completed.

Unit Code Unit Title
BSBPMG539 Manage project governance
BSBPMG540 Manage project integration
BSBPMG535 Manage project information and communication
BSBPMG538 Manage project stakeholder engagement
BSBPMG530 Manage project scope
BSBPMG531 Manage project time
BSBPMG533 Manage project cost
BSBPMG534 Manage project human resources
BSBPMG537 Manage project procurement
BSBPMG536 Manage project risk
BSBPMG532 Manage project quality
BSBTWK503 Manage meetings

Notes: Course structure, units and content are subjected to change during the delivery period due to a change in legislative requirements or due to NIT’s course review process.

The training and assessment of the units in this course are delivered holistically that span over multiple study periods and for many units over the length of the full course. You will achieve competencies in each unit only when you have demonstrated satisfactory knowledge and skills in all the required assessment criteria linked to that unit.

Career Prospects

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
  • Project Manager
  • Project Team Leader
  • Project leader
  • Project contract manager
  • Project Coordinator
Did you know?
  • We help you prepare for getting a job in the industry via our Help You Prepare for Employment (HYPE) Program.
  • You may be eligible for Credit Transfer or Recognition of Prior Learning.
  • Additional one-on-one support sessions are provided to students when requested.
  • Language (English), Literacy, and Numeracy support classes at no additional cost.
  • This qualification is a part of Nationally Recognised Training.
Entry Requirements

    • Successful completion of Year 12, equivalent or higher qualification. Refer to the Australian Year 12 equivalence table. NIT may also accept you in this course if you have any other relevant qualifications, certifications, and/or experience; and
    • Age:
      • Domestic (local) Students: Must be 16 years or above at the time of application to study at NIT;
    • Overall IELTS band score of 5.5, with no band score less than 5.0 (or an equivalent score in another English Language Proficiency Test acceptable by NIT Australia). Refer to the Table of equivalent scores for other acceptable tests and certificates.

Note: NIT’s English Language Proficiency Test is available to applicants from certain countries. Contact our admissions team to confirm whether you can take NIT’s English Language Proficiency Test.
Note: During the assessment and verification of the application, NIT may request for additional evidence from the applicant or conduct an interview via Phone, Skype or Google Hangout with the applicant.
Learning and Assessment Methods

This course involves several learning and assessment methods. Typically, the learning methods may include presentations, discussions, demonstrations, individual and group activities, skills-practice, role-plays, case studies, simulated scenarios, and research activities.

Assessment methods generally include project work/portfolio; written or oral questioning; practical observation of tasks such as demonstrations, role-plays and presentations etc.

Pathway to Further Studies

Students graduating with BSB50820 - Diploma of Project Management qualification may also be able to undertake BSB60720 Advanced Diploma of Program Management or a range of undergraduate degrees with any tertiary education providers. To take these further pathways, students must meet the entry requirements of the program specified by an education provider.

Credit Transfer/ Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Credit Transfer: You may be eligible for Credit Transfer if you are able to demonstrate that you have achieved competency in the same or equivalent unit/s in a Nationally Recognised Training from any Registered Training Organisation.

RPL: If you think that you have already gained the skills and experience for a unit or entire qualification, you can apply for RPL to get recognised as competent for parts or a whole nationally recognised qualification. Not everyone will get credited for their skills and knowledge. Successful applicants will need to demonstrate a reasonable amount of experience in the area their course covers. Contact us to know more about our RPL process.

Before you apply

Domestic Students

Before making an application to study at NIT Australia, you must read the information provided for the Domestic Students in NIT Student Handbook & Policies webpage and Resource Requirements for this course.