Certificate IV in Project Management Practice


Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $3135

$3135 is the average course fee entered on My Skills by 28 training provider(s).

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Average Course Duration: 1 Year

1 Year is the average course duration entered on My Skills by 22 training provider(s).

A guide to durations can be found at Australian Qualifications Framework. Not all training providers enter this information on My Skills. Contact each training provider directly for further information. 


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.

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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Satisfied with Training

Surveyed graduates of this course who were satisfied with the training.

Improved Employment Status

Surveyed graduates of this course who have an improved employment status, such as found work, new job, promotion, pay increase or setup/expansion of own business.

Enrolled in Further Study

Surveyed graduates of this course who have enrolled in additional training or education.

Median Salary

Median salary for surveyed graduates of this course who received their first ever full-time job after completion of training.

Top 3 Occupational Outcomes

Following are the top 3 occupation groups that surveyed graduates of this course are employed as:

Clerical and Administrative Workers


Clerical and Administrative Workers





Top 3 Employing Industries

Following are the top 3 industries that surveyed graduates of this course are employed in:

Public Administration and Safety


Public Administration and Safety


Professional, Scientific and Technical Services


Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.


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Subsidised Training

The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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VET Student Loans

Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.

Career Information

Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.

Business Services Career Pathway

Certificate IV in Project Management Practice is in the Management and Commerce Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Business Services.


Project Management

Certificate II

Certificate III

Advanced Diploma


Business, Business Administration and Sales
Leadership & Management
Customer Engagement
Legal and Conveyancing
Small Business and Franchising
International Trade
Marketing & Communication
Human Resources and Work Health & Safety
Quality Auditing
International Education
Information and Cultural Services
Library & Information Services
Environmental Management

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Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.


Australian Apprenticeships Pathways