BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

CRICOS Course Code: 103927G

Qualification Description

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.

Licensing/Regulatory Information 

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

Course Duration/Fees

Full time: 16 weeks (15 study weeks + 1 week term break) - 2 Terms
Tuition Fees: Please refer to Course Details/Prices link for more details.
Application Fees: $250 (applicable on new enrolments only, once off fee)
Resources Fee: $250

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 33% of the course)
  • Students will be required to bring their 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 11 (or equivalent)
  • Minimum 5.0 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).


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

Course Content

BSBPMG420Apply project scope management techniques
BSBPMG421Apply project time Management techniques
BSBPMG422Apply project quality Management techniques
BSBPMG423Apply project cost management techniques
BSBPMG424Apply project human resources management approaches
BSBPMG425Apply project information management and communications techniques
BSBPMG426Apply project risk management techniques
BSBPMG427Apply project procurement procedures
BSBPMG428Apply project life cycle management processes


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

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 reception upon request or on the college website (

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 mutual 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.

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

For all credit transfer request, student is required to authenticate the information by allowing Keystone College of Business and Technology – RTO Code - 41183 to access the USI transcript online to confirm the validity of the old transcripts. For more information on how to enable Keystone College of Business and Technology, RTO Code – 41183 to view your transcript, please watch this video

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 BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice, learners may undertake:

  • BSB30120 Certificate III in Business or
  • Other relevant qualifications/Industry experience
  • Completed Year 11 (or equivalent)
  • Relevant vocational 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.
After achieving the BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice, learners may undertake:
    • BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management or
      • BSB50120 Diploma of Business or
        • BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management or

        Students may be able to receive credit transfer from some units based on this qualification.

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

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