Diploma of Project Management

CRICOS: 093677G

Course Description

This 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.

Course Duration/Mode/Fees

Full time: Total: 26 weeks (24 study weeks +2 weeks break) (6 months) - 2 Terms
Tuition Fees: 2 x AUD$2,000.00 Total AUD$4,000.00
Application Fees: AUD$ 250.00 (applicable on new enrolments only, once off fee)
Resources Fee: AUD$ 300.00 (BYOD)*
*Students will be required to bring their device (BYOD – bring your own device) - for further details regarding the BYOD policy visit: Policies

The delivery methods for this course include

  • Face-to-face classroom-based learning.
  • Structured learning activities
  • Online (Not more than 33% of the course)

Entry Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or over
  • Completed Year 12 (or equivalent)
  • International students only must meet:

    • Minimum 5.5 IELTS score & above or equivalent.

    Those students who do not meet the minimum English requirement will need to package this program with an English Course before proceeding to the BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management. (KCBT has an agreement with English providers).


Monthly intakes available. Please Contact us for more details.

Course Content

BSBPMG511 Manage project scopeCore
BSBPMG512Manage project timeCore
BSBPMG513 Manage project qualityCore
BSBPMG514 Manage project costCore
BSBPMG515Manage project human resourcesCore
BSBPMG516Manage project information and communicationCore
BSBPMG517Manage project risknCore
BSBPMG521Manage project integrationElective
BSBPMG518Manage project procurementElective
BSBPMG519Manage project stakeholder engagementElective
BSBPMG520Manage project governanceElective
BSBSUS501Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainabilityElective


All units of competence will be assessed using a selection of tools (Portfolios, Reports, Role-plays, Practical observations, Case studies, Questioning, Simulation activities, and written tests)

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.). An RPL application form is available from the Learner Administration Services upon request.

Students will be required to provide documentation to support their application. The application will be processed and an assessment made in accordance with the KCBT RPL and AQF recognition Policy and Procedure.

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.

Learners who are awarded a credit transfer will be exempted from completing those units at KCBT

Study Pathway and Career Opportunities

Pathways into the 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
    • Pathways from this Qualification

      Exit Points
      • Units of Competency are delivered as standalone sections of the course, allowing enough evidence to be gathered to enable the Assessors to make a competency judgement. Should a learner not be able to complete all the Units of Competency required to be awarded from this qualification they will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for the individual Units for which they have been assessed as competent.
      • Upon successful completion of the full program.

      Students may be able to receive exemptions from some subjects based on this qualification.

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

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