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BSB50820 – Diploma of Project Management – Next Intake TBC*. EOI Invited

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BSB50820 – Diploma of Project Management – Next Intake TBC*. EOI Invited

Qualification description: This course offered by LGTA reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge in a variety of contexts, across a number of industry sectors. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Project Manager and Project Team Leader. Individuals in these roles 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.

Future study options: On completion of this course, you may be eligible to do

BSB60120 – Advanced Diploma of Business, BSB60420 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management or other courses at the Advanced Diploma level with other training providers.

Course structure: It comprises 12 units with 8 core and 4 pre-selected electives as listed below. For details about the course and each unit, please click here.

Core units 
BSBPMG530 – Manage project scope
BSBPMG531 – Manage project time
BSBPMG532 – Manage project quality
BSBPMG533 – Manage project cost
BSBPMG534 – Manage project human resources
BSBPMG535 – Manage project information and communication
BSBPMG536 – Manage project risk
BSBPMG540 – Manage project integration

Pre-selected elective units
BSBTWK502 – Manage team effectiveness
BSBPEF501 – Manage personal and professional development
BSBPMG537 – Manage project procurement
BSBPMG538 – Manage project stakeholder engagement

Delivery period: Obtaining a diploma typically requires 1-2 years of learning. This course is set up to be delivered and completed over 56 weeks. This does not include the holidays over Christmas and New Year.

One month has been allocated for each of the 12 units. For every unit, the following training and learning activities need to be completed by the students during the specified period. A detailed session plan will be provided after enrolling in the course.

  1. Training Session- One full day (9.00 AM to 5.00PM)
  2. Mandatory Academic Support Session- Two sessions of two hours each per unit
  3. Guided, individual and workplace learning
  4. Assessments

Academic support sessions: The students are required to attend the two mandatory support sessions of two hours each for every unit. Additional optional support sessions can also be organised for the learners on a need basis.

Mode of delivery: This course will be delivered in a blended mode comprising of 12 full days (9.00AM to 5.00PM) of face-to-face sessions. The academic support sessions will be delivered online.

Assessments:  For successfully completing the requirements of this course, the learners will be required to complete a number of assessments that will primarily include written questions, research reports and projects. The trainer & assessor will discuss the assessments in the class. The students will need an average of 6-8 hours per week to complete all the assessments by the end of 56 weeks of the course.

Entry requirements: The training package as per training.gov.au (TGA) doesn’t specify any entry requirements. However, since the course is targeted at only working professionals, LGTA has the following admission requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old at the time of admission.
  • Have a minimum of two years’ recent professional experience at operational level in the current role or similar previous role/s in the local government sector or any other industry.
  • Have basic computing skills that may include the essentials of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email system (e.g. Outlook, Gmail etc.) and Internet search engine (e.g. Google).
  • Should undertake an online Language, Literacy, and numeracy (LLN) test to be organised by LGTA.
  • Pre-enrolment review: candidates will fill the pre-enrolment form online, submit their resume and the Head of Training will conduct a short online review with the candidates to ascertain they meet all the requirements for admission confirmation.

Credit transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): Please refer to the student handbook for more information.

Course fee (public courses): A flat fee of $4,900.00 (GST free). This includes all costs associated with delivery, admin, catering, assessment marking etc. and there is no additional cost for the learners. Please refer to the student handbook for more information around fee payment and cancellation policy.

Training Venue for advertised course: LGP Office Sydney NSW. 

Computing device: Students are expected to have their own computing device in order to access the course resources and complete all the required assessments. LGTA will have a limited number of laptops* for the students to borrow during a training session, if requested in advance and subject to availability.

* These laptops will remain the property of LGTA and will be available only for borrowing for the duration requested.

Click here to register interest for the Next Public Intake (Sydney). 

Click here to register interest in attending the course at locations other than Sydney. 

*Correct at time of publication but subject to change.

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