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Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

Course Overview

The Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (BSB41515) qualification is suitable for autonomous individuals who identify and apply project management skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts. Job titles for these roles may include contracts officers, project administrators, quality officers and small business operators. Individuals in these roles 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.

Risk management

There is no doubt that projects of all shapes and sizes are risky, which is why it's vital to understand how to identify and manage difficult situations. This course has a particular emphasis on these issues.

Communication skills

Communication can be the difference between a project failing and succeeding. As such, this course provides unique insight into communicating more effectively which can streamline group work and the way tasks are approached.

Career Outcomes

On completing the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (BSB41515), you will gain the diverse range of skills needed manage time, scope, cost, risk and quality. Overall, you'll develop a broad sense of how best to approach your tasks and responsibilities when involved in a project or required to support others in their endeavours.

Career support

Work in a diverse range of roles, including: Communication Liaison, Contracts Officer, Project Administrator, Quality Officer and Small Business Operator.

Networking Opportunities

Upon successful completion of the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (BSB41515), you could progress to further study at another institution with advanced standing or gain direct university articulation to one of our partner Universities.

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Community

Join the Capital Training Institute Community, a network that spans across Australia. Gain access to employment and business opportunities, career support and events.

Course Info

The Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (BSB41515) is designed to meet the needs of individuals who want to improve their knowledge on the techniques and approaches of project management. These professionals might not be leading the project, but are playing an important role in its success.

Course
Duration

30 Weeks
30 weekly workshops
Additional Self Study required

Course
Duration

9 Weeks
9 weekly workshops
Additional Self Study required

 

 

Course
Duration

18 Weeks
9 fortnightly workshops
Additional Self Study required

Award

On successful completion a student will be awarded a BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

Terms &
Conditions

Please refer to the CTI Student Manual 

Additional
Information

What's Included:

Online Forum
Free Wi-Fi
Learner resources
Refreshments
Nationally accredited certificate on successful completion

Units of Competency

BSBPMG409 Apply project scope-management techniques

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to contribute to the control of a project's scope by assisting with identifying its objectives, deliverables, constraints, assumptions and outcomes; and by applying controls once the project has commenced.

BSBPMG411 Apply project quality- management techniques

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to enhance project outcomes by contributing to quality planning, applying quality policies and procedures, and contributing to continuous improvement in projects. It applies to individuals who are a project practitioners working in a project support role.

BSBREL402 Build client relationships and business networks

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and improve client relationships and to actively participate in networks to support attainment of key business outcomes. It applies to individuals such as marketing and sales professionals who depend on excellent interpersonal relationships and communication skills to achieve outcomes but may also apply to other individuals working in any industry.

BSBPMG410 Apply project time-management techniques

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist with project scheduling activities, apply and monitor the agreed project schedule, and evaluate the effectiveness of time management for the project. This unit applies to a project practitioner working in a project support role. The individual may be operating in a large or small organisation and applying skills in the context of enterprise projects. The project practitioner may be part of a project team under the direction of a project manager, or may work as part of a smaller scale self-directed team. This unit has generic application to a range of industries and organisations and a range of projects, from simple to complex. In the context of this unit a project is defined as involving: • a practical and comprehensive project plan • a documented communications strategy • a detailed project budget • strategic engagement with stakeholders • a risk, issues and change-management methodology • a quality plan with assurance and control processes • a supportive team-based environment. The functions performed in project work, where formal project management methodology is not the main focus, are covered by BSBPMG522A Undertake project work

BSBPMG412 Apply project cost-management techniques

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist in producing a project budget, to monitor project expenditure and contribute to cost finalisation processes. It applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

BSBPMG413 Apply project human resources management approaches

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist with aspects of human resources management of a project. This involves establishing human resource requirements, identifying the learning and development needs of people working on the project, facilitating these needs being met and resolving conflict within the team.

BSBPMG416 Apply project procurement procedures

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with procurement for a project. It involves identifying procurement requirements, assisting with supplier selection, conducting procurement activities, and assisting with procurement finalisation activities for the project. It applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role. The individual may be operating in a large or small organisation, and applying skills in the context of enterprise projects. The project practitioner may be part of a project team under the direction of a project manager, or may work as part of a smaller scale, self-directed team.

BSBRSK401 Identify Risk and Apply Risk Management Processes

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify risks and to apply established risk management processes to a subset of an organisation or project's operations that are within the person's own work responsibilities and area of operation.

BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor the organisation's work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area in order to meet legislative requirements. This unit applies to workers with supervisory responsibilities for implementing and monitoring the organisation's WHS policies, procedures and programs in a work area. The unit applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of WHS policies who contribute well-developed skills in creating solutions to unpredictable problems through analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources. These workers provide supervision and guidance to others and have limited responsibility for the output of others. NOTE: The terms Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Work Health and Safety (WHS) are equivalent and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where the National Model WHS Legislation has not been implemented RTOs are advised to contextualise the unit of competency by referring to the existing State/Territory OHS legislative requirements.

Assessment Methods

This course will typically be assessed through a range of assessments, including:

  1. Candidate profile (prior to entering the Accelerated programs)
  2. Face-to-face workshops and skills demonstration
  3. Face-to-face tutorials and activities (where applicable)
  4. Self-study and knowledge check questions
  5. Activities and observations in the workplace
  6. Project work and portfolios
  7. 3rd Party reports

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification, however Capital Training Institute offers this course in multiple learning programs that require a candidate to meet specific criteria. Find out if you are eligible by selecting your preferred learning program below:

  1. Public
  2. Accelerated

Dates & Fees

For information on course commencement dates and course fees, contact your relevant state office. For information on VET FEE-HELP qualifications, click here.

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* Must be an Australian citizen

FAQs

About Capital Training Institute (CTI), Studying at CTI, Financial Assistance & Why enroll in further education

What is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)?

Registered Training Organisations (RTO) are providers of courses endorsed by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). RTO’s are also accredited to assess participants against each course’s criteria and, as a result, the qualifications they issue are nationally recognised.

Capital Training Institute (CTI) is one of Australia's largest and most trusted independently owned Registered Training Organisations (RTO).

What are the advantages of online learning?

The Internet has spurred huge changes in the way we learn. The days of hefty textbooks, endless trips to the library and piles of notes are drawing to a close as online platforms offer

  • Faster and more effective ways of gaining knowledge.
  • More comfortable learning environment
  • Convenience and flexibility
  • Avoid commuting 
Are workshops, lectures and tutorials compulsory?

For all qualifications attendance is mandatory, which includes workshops, lectures and tutorials. If a student has an unexpected, unplanned or unavoidable absence, they must contact CTI as soon as possible to arrange an alternative to any training that may be missed. For more information please refer to our Student Manual at https://issuu.com/ctiaustralia/docs/student_manual_2015_lq/1?e=10413670/15279501

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