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BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management

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.

This qualification would apply to individuals working in a variety of industry settings, planning on /currently involved in, and/or responsible for a project.


You  have a total of 2 years to complete the Diploma, however, based on a study commitment of 15 to 20 hours a week, candidates are able to complete this in 12 months.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.


A possible training pathway for a student completing this qualification could be the following:

* BSB61215 Advanced Diploma of Program Management
* BSB80415 Graduate Diploma of Portfolio Management

These qualifications represent a logical pathway regardless of whether the RTO offers the qualifications.

After achieving the BSB51415 Diploma of Program Management, candidates may pathway into an Advanced Diploma of Program Management (BSB61215) or other Advanced Diploma within the BSB or other industry area.

‘Course Credits’ may be gained for further study on completion of this qualification.

Job roles

Job roles associated with this qualification relate to the delivery of training and assessment of competence within the VET sector.

Employment outcomes may include the following role/s:

* Project manager (generic)
* Project manager (industry specific)
* Project leader
* Project team leader
* Project contract manager
* Project vendor manager.

Course Content

Twelve (12) units are required for award of this qualification including:

* Eight (8) are core units
* Four (4) are elective units

• The Nominal Hours for the Qualification as per the Victorian Implementation / Purchasing Guide are 385-490 Hours.

On successful completion of the following 12 units you will have attained the BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management.

The following tables outline the Units of Competencies and FMedge subjects available for this Qualification.

Unit Code Unit Title Core /Elective
BSBPMG521  Manage project integration  Core
BSBPMG513  Manage project quality  Core
BSBPMG511  Manage project scope  Core
BSBPMG514  Manage project cost  Core
BSBPMG515  Manage project human resources  Core
BSBPMG516  Manage project information and communication  Core
BSBPMG517  Manage project risk  Core
BSBPMG512  Manage project time  Core
BSBADM506  Manage business document design and development  Elective
BSBADM502  Manage meetings  Elective
BSBPMG518  Manage project procurement  Elective
BSBADM504  Plan and implement administrative systems  Elective

Please Note: The elective units of competency have been selected by FMedge following industry consultation and are offered in the standard delivery of this course by FMedge. Candidates who have attained competency in alternate units may be eligible to substitute those units for Credit transfer/RPL or RCC in accordance with the training package rules for the BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management. Where this course is offered for our corporate clients and subject to the training packaging rules alternate electives may be substituted to provide customisation to their specific requirements.


Upon successful completion of the required 12 units, you will be awarded BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management.

Delivery Methods

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Programs can also be designed to meet your timeframe and the specific needs of your personal circumstances, your organisation and market sector.

Please contact us to discuss your organisation’s specific training needs and preferred delivery method (Online, classroom based or a blended approach).

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