The Certificate IV in Project Management Practice is designed for project team members and leaders of small projects with an interest in learning how to manage larger projects.
The Certificate IV in Project Management Practice is a nationally-recognised, competency based qualification. The Certificate consists of nine units of competency and is aligned with the Project Management Body of Knowledge.
This course combines best-practice project management theory with practical examples of workplace application. Transformed’s team of experienced project managers and trainers have extensive on-the-job experience across a broad range of industries. They offer real world examples to demonstrate how the practical application of theory can deliver outstanding outcomes.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Assist to identify project objectives, deliverables, constraints and outcomes;
- Schedule project activities, including planning and monitoring;
- Produce a project budget and monitor expenditure with others on the team;
- Contribute to quality planning including applying quality policies and procedures;
- Determine human resource requirements, skill sets and achievement levels for project activities;
- Plan project communications, facilitate information flows including reporting;
- Assist with risk management;
- Contribute to procurement and contract requirements, contractor selection and management;
- Apply project controls throughout the project lifecycle; and
- Contribute to project improvement, lessons learned and finalisation activities.
Course Fees and Funding
Course Price: $3120 for RPL. $3900 for Distance/ RPL blend. Fees are GST exempt.
This qualification is subsidised through NSW Smart & Skilled Funding. Check https://www.transformed.com.au/training/smart-and-skilled-funding for further information.
If you reside or work in the ACT you may be eligible for funded training. Please contact Transformed for further information.
Support and Delivery
Take advantage of our flexible training and assessment options, designed for busy people. Transformed offers two flexible learning pathways:
- Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) – Assessment only, assessing evidence of existing skills and knowledge against the competency standards.
- Online Learning – The learning environment provides access to study guides, assessment materials & submission links and online support from your assessor
Our Transformed team will support you every step of the way through training literature, videos and assessor contact.
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The Certificate IV in Project Management Practice consists of nine units of competency, three (3) core and six (6) elective. Three of the six must be from Group A. The remaining electives may be from Group A or any endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Certificate IV level or higher(not including BSBPMG522 Undertake project work)
18 months – distance learning (self-paced)
12 months – recognition of prior learning (RPL)
|Core units of competency|
|Unit code||Unit title|
|BSBPMG409||Apply project scope management techniques|
|BSBPMG410||Apply project time management techniques|
|BSBPMG411||Apply project quality management techniques|
|BSBPMG412||Apply project cost management techniques|
|BSBPMG413||Apply project human resources management approaches|
|BSBPMG414||Apply project information management and communications techniques|
|BSBPMG415||Apply project risk management techniques|
|BSBPMG416||Apply project procurement procedures|
|BSBPMG417||Apply project life cycle management processes|
|BSBPMG418||Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques|
Certificate IV in Project Management Practice reflects the role of individuals who identify and apply project management skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts. They may be members of a project team but with no direct responsibility for the overall project outcomes. They support project operations in one or more roles and under direction may also use project tools and methodologies selectively to support organisational or business activities. They take responsibility for their own outputs in terms of organisational and project quality requirements, and may have limited responsibility for the output of others. Roles may include:
- Communications liaison
- Contracts officer
- Project administrator
- Project assistant
- Project officer
- Project support
- Small business operations
- Project coordinator
- Estimator and scheduler
- Project analyst
- Project records officer
- Project team member
- Quality officer
Participants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Employment in a project role
- Good literacy and numeracy
- Access to computer and the internet
Students are required to undertake a number of assessment activities, including:
- Assessment tasks
- Written question and answers; and
- Provision of a portfolio of evidence.
Assessment for the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice is against the project management competency standards within the Business Service Training Package.
Candidates can expect to spend 40 to 50 hours on assessment tasks.
Further Study Options
- BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management
Achievement of the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice may meet the requirements for recognition as a Qualified Project Practitioner by the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM).