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BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management

CRICOS Course Code: 093677G

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge. They may manage projects in a variety of contexts, across a number of industry sectors. They have project leadership and management roles and are responsible for achieving project objectives. They possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical and managerial competencies to initiate, plan, execute and evaluate their own work and/or the work of others.

Licensing/Regulatory Information 

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Course Duration/Fees

Full time: 26 weeks (24 study weeks + 2 weeks term break) - 2 Terms
Tuition Fees: $5,450 (Scholarships available – contact KCBT or your agent for more information)
Application Fees:$250 (applicable on new enrolments only, once off fee)
Resources Fee: $300

The Resource Fee covers equipment and resources used in the delivery of your course at KCBT

The delivery methods for this course include

  • Face-to-face classroom-based structured learning.
  • Simulated business environment
  • E-learning (Not more than 30% of the course)
  • Learners will be required to bring their laptop device (BYOD – bring your own device) - for further details regarding the BYOD policy visit: Policies

Entry Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or over
  • Completed Year 12 (or equivalent)
  • Minimum 5.5 IELTS score & above or equivalent or KCBT placement test.

(Those students who do not meet the minimum English requirement will need to package this program with an English Course before proceeding to this qualification).


2020: 05/10, 02/11, 14/12
2021: 25/01, 22/02, 05/04, 03/05, 14/06, 26/07, 23/08, 04/10, 01/11, 29/11, 13/12

Please refer to Course Details/Prices link for more details.

Course Content

BSBPMG511 Manage project scope
BSBPMG512Manage project time
BSBPMG513 Manage project quality
BSBPMG514 Manage project cost
BSBPMG515Manage project human resources
BSBPMG516Manage project information and communication
BSBPMG517Manage project risk
BSBPMG518Manage project procurement
BSBPMG519Manage project stakeholder engagement
BSBPMG521Manage project integration
BSBWOR501Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBWOR502Lead and manage team effectiveness


All units of competence will be assessed using a selection of tools (including portfolios, reports, role-plays, observations in the real simulated work environment, case studies, questioning, simulation activities, and knowledge-based assessments)

Recognition of Prior Learning

An application can be made for RPL when the learner believes that they have already attained the necessary skills and competencies elsewhere (work, other study etc.). The RPL policy, procedure and application form is available from the reception upon request or on the college website (

Learners will be required to provide evidence to support their application. The application will be processed and assessed in accordance with the KCBT RPL and recognition Policy and Procedure. Assessment includes a challenge test of skill demonstration in a simulated or real work environment.

Credit Transfer

Learners, who can demonstrate they already hold any of the Units of Competency specified above, may be eligible to receive a credit transfer for those units. They will need to submit a verified Certificate or Statement of Attainment issued by a RTO for recognition purposes.

Please complete RPL or Credit Transfer or Exemption Form ( and attach detailed evidence of your relevant experience / study, completed academic transcripts and official unit description(s) to your application.

For all credit transfer request, the learner is required to authorize Keystone College of Business and Technology – RTO Code - 41183 to access the Unique Student Identifier (USI) transcript online to confirm the validity of the old transcripts. For more information on how to enable Keystone College of Business and Technology, to view your transcript, please watch this video (

Learners who are awarded a credit transfer will be exempted from completing those units at KCBT and this will be recorded on the system as a variation.

Study Pathway and Career Opportunities

Pathways into the qualification:

Preferred pathways for learners enrolling in the BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management include:

  • BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice or
  • Other relevant qualifications/Industry experience
  • Completed Year 12 (or equivalent)
  • Evidence of relevant vocational (industry) experience

Pathways from this qualification

Exit Points
  • This qualification is delivered in cluster arrangement. (Clustering: It’s when a number of units of competency from the training qualification are grouped together to address training and assessment for a job function or role). This approach is more meaningful for the learners and increases the likelihood of them being able to transfer the knowledge and skills from the classroom setting to the workplace. Should a learner not be able to complete all the Units of Competency required to be awarded this qualification they will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for the cluster of units of competency for which they have been assessed as competent.
  • Upon successful completion of the full qualification.

After achieving the BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management, learners may undertake:

  • BSB60215 Advanced Diploma of Business or
    • BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management or
    • other relevant qualifications

    Learners may be able to receive credit transfer for some units of competency if they appear in the pathway.

    KCBT policy prevents learners under the age of 18 from registering in KCBT courses or programs.

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