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Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

BSB41515
Average Course Fee: $3000
Average Duration: 1 Year

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.

Individuals in these roles 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.

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

85.4%

Satisfied with the training
51.6%

Received job-related
benefits from training
Program Or Project Administrator ( ANZSCO code 511112)
Expected job openings
Expected job openings are: high Low Below average Average Above average High
High
126,600 persons were employed as Contract, Program and Project Administrators in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be greater than 50,000.
Average weekly full time earnings
Average weekly full time earnings are: above average Low Below average Average Above average High
Above average
Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Contract, Program and Project Administrators in 2014 are: $1,387. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Contract, Program and Project Administrators visit Job Outlook
This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories shown by blue colouring in the table below.

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC
For more information on apprenticeship pathways, please visit this course on aapathways.com.au
This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC

For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

Total number of units = 9

3 core units plus

6 elective units, of which:

  • 3 units must be from Group A elective units below
  • the remaining 3 units may be from Group A, Group B or any endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Certificate IV level or higher.
  • Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

    They must not include the choice of the unit BSBPMG522 Undertake project work.

    Core Units

    BSBPMG409 Apply project scope management techniques

    BSBPMG410 Apply project time management techniques

    BSBPMG411 Apply project quality management techniques

    Elective Units

    Group A

    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

    Group B

    BSBADM405 Organise meetings

    BSBCUE405 Survey stakeholders to gather and record information

    BSBLEG415 Apply the principles of contract law

    BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

    CPPDSM4047A Implement and monitor procurement process

    MSAENV472B Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

    PSPETHC401A Uphold and support the values and principles of public service

    PSPGOV422A Apply government processes

    PSPPOL404A Support policy implementation

    TLIE4006 Collect, analyse and present workplace data and information

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Project administrator/coordinator
    Project analyst
    Project officer
    Project Officer
    Project records officer
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Advertising and Marketing
    Business Administration
    Business Services
    Community Services
    Cultural Industries
    Education Administration
    Financial Services
    Government Administration
    Health and Community Services
    Public Administration
    Retail Services
    Services Industry



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    Student outcomes for Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

    57.1%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    19.6 %

    Office Managers and Program Administrators

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Professionals
    34%
    Professionals
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    30.8%
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Managers
    14.1%
    Managers
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $46,800

    $52,100


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) 95.3 89.3 91.4
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    92.9
    85.9
    6.5*
     
    82.9
    59.4
    23.4
     
    84.2
    55.2
    28.7
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    9.4
    5.9*
    9.4
     
    6.9
    7.8
    13.8
     
    7.7
    8.5
    15.4
    Satisfied with the training (%) 85.4 86.3 85.6
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 51.6 60.9 62.4
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 94.7 90.9 90.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 86 82.7 84.7
    Recommend the training to other (%) 88.9 90.3 90.4

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
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    All Certificate IV courses
    Median salary (Full-time) ($) - 46 800 52 100
    Top Occupations (%):
    Professionals
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Managers
     
    34
    30.8
    14.1
     
    33.9
    17
    13.9
     
    22.4
    20.5
    16.7
    Top Industries (%):
    Public Administration and Safety
    Construction
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
     
    18.3
    17
    12.4
     
    13.2
    12.3
    10.5
     
    21.1
    11.6
    10.9

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Employed after training (%) - 90.9 91.8
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 46 900 52 200
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 28 30
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86.6 85.5
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 87 87.2

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Employed after training (%) 57.1 49.5 47.1
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 44 700 44 400
    Enrolled in further study (%) 24.7 31.1 39.3
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86 86.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 66.5 73.3

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
    For more information, please refer to the Statistics Explained page.

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    18.3
    Public Administration and Safety
    Construction
    17
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    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
    12.4
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