Are you ready to step up as a project leader or manager? This is the course for you!

Build on your knowledge to initiate, plan, execute and evaluate your own work and the work of others within a project team. You’ll learn in-demand, transferable project management skills to succeed across many industries. Develop a range of specialised, technical and managerial competencies to successfully lead a project and accomplish its objectives.

Career Opportunities

Upon graduation, your newly acquired skillset means you could develop your career as a:

  • Project Contract Manager
  • Project Leader / Team Leader
  • Project Vendor Manager
  • General Project Manager
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    Nationally recognised qualification

    BSB50820 (AQF Level 5) is a recognised qualification under the Australian Qualifications Framework.

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    8 intakes per year

    Start your course in January, February, April, May, July, August, October or November each year.

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    4 terms of 9 weeks study

    This program is structured in 4 terms of 9 weeks and includes scheduled study breaks of 3 weeks between each term (7 weeks in Dec-Jan)

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    45-52 weeks enrolment

    From start to end date, your total study period may span 45 o 52 weeks, depending on your chosen start date.

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    12 units of study

    Each term you will study a module of 3 units

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    Blended learning

    This program includes face to face teaching on campus as well as online practice on your own schedule.

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    Become job ready

    Through this course, you will gain fundamental skills and knowledge to manage project scope, cost, time, quality and risk.

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    Competitive pricing + package promotions

    As a stand-alone enrolment, you will find our course fees very competitive. Package it with an English course and save $250 enrolment fees.

Course Units

  • Module A
  • Module B
  • Module C
  • Module D


BSBPMG530 Manage project scope

Build the skills and knowledge required to determine and manage the scope of a project, by obtaining authorisation to expend resources, developing a scope management plan and managing the application of scope controls.

BSBPMG538 Manage project stakeholder engagement

This unit will equip you with the skills required to manage stakeholder relationships throughout a project. Learn to assess interests and expectations of stakeholders and determine the most appropriate forms of communication, and carry these out effectively. Build your skills in developing interpersonal skills of the team, so they can assist in the engagement process.

BSBPMG540 Manage project integration

In this unit you’ll learn how to integrate and balance overall project management functions, as well as track project objectives, ensuring that they comply with the goals and strategies of the organisation. Build your skills in project planning and design processes, and reviewing the implementation, management and integration of the project.



BSBPMG534 Manage project human resources

Develop your ability to manage human resources related to projects. Learn to plan human resources by identifying requirements and allocating personnel depending on their skill sets. Implement training and development for your project team and lead them to implement processes for improving their performance and boosting overall project effectiveness.

BSBPMG535 Manage project information and communication

This unit will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to link people, ideas and information at all stages in the project life cycle. You’ll learn to ensure timely and appropriate generation, collection, dissemination, storage and disposal or project information through formal structures and processes.

BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness

Learn the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace, build a positive team culture and actively engage with management. Develop the capability to establish a team performance plan, facilitate cohesion and teamwork, and liaise with relevant stakeholders, including line management.



BSBPMG536 Manage project risk

Build your skills in managing risks that may impact achievement of the project objectives. This includes identifying risks with input from stakeholders, analysing and qualifying risks and determining priorities, implementing risk treatments and controls, and assessing the outcomes of your risk management processes.

BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement

Develop your skills to lead and manage continuous improvement systems in order to achieve the objectives of the organisation. Learn to establish multifaceted procedures that facilitate continuous improvement using a range of problem-solving and decision-making strategies. Improve your ability to involve your team in this process and seek regular input and feedback.

BSBPMG539 Manage project governance

This unit will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to establish and implement project governance. Learn to identify the governance structure for a project including scope, timeline, resources, budget, relevant stakeholders, and plan for communication. Develop your skills in producing relevant documents, applying your governance structure, as well as monitoring and reviewing its effectiveness.



BSBPMG531 Manage project time

Build your time management skills and your ability to develop and implement a detailed project schedule with a breakdown of work structure, estimated duration, tasks required, costs, risks and other variables relevant to the project.

BSBPMG532 Manage project quality

Learn to determine quality objectives and standards of a project, implement quality control and assurance processes, and use review and evaluation to execute quality improvements in current and future projects.

BSBPMG533 Manage project cost

This unit will equip you with the skills required to identify, analyse and refine project costs to produce a budget. You will also learn to use a budget to monitor and control costs throughout the project and review cost management at the completion of a project.

Delivery mode

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    Live lectures delivered by trainers with real life experience

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    (Supported learning)


    Small classes focused on developing and practicing key capabilities required for assessment

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    (Supported learning)


    Collaborative tasks aimed at applying skills and knowledge in simulated workplace conditions

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    Online Learning


    Structured activities available from our e-learning platform, designed to reinforce skills acquisition


ELC’s courses are conveniently scheduled in the late afternoons/evenings and only 2 days per week, allowing a maximum of flexibility for daytime work, independent study and personal time.

Focus on 21st Century skills

All of our courses are founded on the blend of 3 essential features:

  • Workplace

    The verbal and written communication skills needed to do your job effectively, create a positive impression and make an impact

  • Business

    The knowledge required to engage in, lead and manage the operations of a business

  • Transferable

    Skills highly valued by employers that will give you an edge in whatever job you do

Program designed for international students

ELC has over 35 years of experience in delivering the highest standards to international students. We understand that studying in a second language, far away from home, and with different methods can be a huge challenge.

At ELC Career College, we make it easy:
  • All of our course units have been carefully selected to suit an international audience
  • Our course materials are specially designed to suit your needs
  • Our trainers have received specialist training in delivering courses to non-native speakers

This means that you can truly make the most out of your qualification at ELC and maximise your potential.

Learning outcomes, resources and assessment

Learning Outcomes

Through this course, you will gain fundamental skills and knowledge to:

  • Manage project scope and integration
  • Engage stakeholders
  • Lead a team effectively
  • Manage project governance and risk
  • Identify and coordinate resources


Our resources are carefully developed to meet the needs of international students: they include extra support and practical tasks to help you understand the content clearly. All course materials and workbooks are available for free download from your e-learning platform.



You will be assessed through a combination of assessment types such as written assignments, case studies, reports, group tasks, portfolios and presentations. You must successfully pass all units to complete the qualification.

Entry requirements
  • Age

    Be aged 18 years or over

  • Academic

    Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or international equivalent

  • English Level

    IELTS proficiency level of 5.5 or above or equivalent.

Note that students are expected to bring their own laptop or tablet for home and classroom use.

Program dates

This qualification is delivered over 4 terms of 9 weeks. The total study period is 36 weeks. Your exact enrolment and break lengths depend on your start date, as detailed below:

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Fees and package specials
  • Prices
  • Enrolment Fee

    $ 250

  • Tuition Fee

    $ 10,000 ($2,500 per term)

  • Materials Fee

    $ 395


Special promotions also available to students who first enrol into an English course at English Language Company (ELC)

Study pathways

Enrol into several courses and build your own study pathway. Popular package options with this course include:

Diploma of Project Management
Certificate IV in Project Management Practice
Diploma of Project Management
Certificate IV in Project Management Practice
Diploma of Project Management
Advanced Diploma of Program Management
English Language Course at ELC
Diploma of Project Management
Advanced Diploma of Program Management
English Language Course at ELC
Diploma of Project Management
Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

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