This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Contracts Officer, Project Administrator and Quality Officer.
Individuals in these roles work autonomously, and might be members of a project team, with no direct responsibility for overall project outcomes. Primarily, these roles would support wider project operations. They may use project tools and methodologies selectively to support organisational or business activities.
Target groups for the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice are those who are:
Seeking a pathway to higher education qualifications
Target groups will include international students. Students will usually be new entrants; however, credit and/or RPL can be provided for those with existing skills and knowledge allowing such students to complete the course in a shorter timeframe. On successful completion students will be issued with nationally recognised qualifications and/or statements of attainment.
Students who complete this course can expect to gain work as a Contracts Officer, Project Analyst, Project Administrators, and other roles ranging from clerical and administrative positions through to professional and management roles across a wide variety of industries including Public Administration and Safety, Construction and Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.
Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into such courses such as:
40 scheduled tuition weeks and up to 10 weeks of holidays – 50 weeks total
The Training Package states that there are no prerequisites or mandatory entry requirements for this qualification, allowing flexible entry points.
This course is available to students who are able to provide evidence that they:
Score or Level
International English Language Testing System
TOEFL internet-based test
Cambridge English: Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English)
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)
Occupational English Test
B for each test component
The BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice requires the completion of the following 9 (including 3 core and 6 electives).
Apply project scope management techniques
Apply project time management techniques
Apply project quality management techniques
Apply project risk management techniques
Apply project cost management techniques
Coordinate Business Resources
Apply project human resources management approaches
Lead effective workplace Relationship
Develop personal work Priorities
Current, Release 1, Version 7.0-7.1, Release date 19/10/2020 as at 22/6/2021
Class based with homework. Students will participate in a total of 1000 hours of training, learning and assessment activities. This includes 20 hours of class each week.
In addition, students will be required to complete 5 hours of homework/online/self-study each week which may involve reading their textbooks, class materials, discussing their work with their trainer/assessor and/or other students and completing assessment tasks that are not done in class such as projects.
Please refer to the BSB40920 Delivery and Assessment Schedule for assessment methods for each Unit of Competency.
Definitions of each of these methods has been drawn from the ASQA Guide for developing assessment Tools (page 5), https://www.asqa.gov.au/sites/g/files/net2166/f/Guide_to_developing_assessment_tools.pdf
Where evidence is gathered over a number of assessments, successful completion of the unit of competency will only be judged after successfully completing each individual assessment.
Each unit is assessed individually as a clustered approach has not been taken.
Students with a significant amount of prior skills and/or knowledge or previous relevant qualifications are encouraged to apply for recognition of prior learning and/or credit transfer which may reduce the amount of training required