CRICOS Course Code: 106712J Campus location: Sydney
BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice has been designed as an entry course into practical project management skills and knowledge that could be applied in a wide variety of contexts.
Students will develop the ability to be members of a project team with no direct responsibility for overall project outcomes, supporting wider project operations. Students will be able to use project tools and methodologies selectively to support organisational or business activities.
International students must be over eighteen years old and provide evidence to demonstrate both academic and English language entry requirements as follows:
- Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent and/or above
English Language Requirements as follows:
- IELTS 5.5 overall (no less than 5.0 in each band) or equivalent test result, or General English / EAP at the Upper Intermediate level from an approved ELICOS provider
Any AQF qualification at the Certificate III level or above in any discipline area delivered and assessed in English only will be deemed as meeting both the academic and English language entry requirements.
Entry into the course will depend on the Australian Immigration office’s Assessment Level for an international student’s country. At present, countries are classed from Level 1 through to Level 3. See Immigration’s website: www.immi.gov.au for details.
The Certificate IV in Project Management Practice duration is 52 weeks (40 weeks delivery plus up to 12 weeks term break).
Commencement dates are the start of every term. See the website for our intake dates or ring the office for details.
Graduates may work in the following occupations:
- Project Officer
- Contract Officer
- Project Team member for non-complex projects
- Quality Officer
Students undertaking BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice may progress through the Project Management Pathway as follows:
- BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management
|QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE AND COURSE CONTENT
The Certificate IV in Project Management Practice course structure includes 9 units of competency as follows:
- 3 core units
- 6 elective units
|Apply project scope management techniques
|Apply project time management techniques
|Apply project cost management techniques
|Apply project quality management techniques
|Apply project information management and communications techniques
|Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques
|Apply project procurement procedures
|Apply project risk management techniques
|Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
|DELIVERY STRUCTURE – A BLENDED MIX OF CLASSROOM AND ONLINE
The course is offered in a blended mode of delivery and assessment. This means students are required to attend 15 hours face-to-face full-time classroom study plus complete 5 hours of structured online learning every week.
The course is provided through the Mercury Colleges ELearn platform. Your teachers deliver lectures and tutorials face to face on campus plus students are to complete weekly study online through ELearn. Progress is tracked for every student.
The students access the assessments through ELearn.
Assessment methods include:
• Class Tests
• Written Reports
• Financial Calculations
Computers – Students must have their own laptop computer. You will use a computer to complete the course in class and in your own time. You may also access College computers when available.
Online learning – Students are required to pay a one-off compulsory resource fee to receive the Mercury Colleges online learning resource called ELearn.
|COURSE CREDIT AND/OR RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
Students may be entitled to gain course credit and/or recognition before or after commencing the course that will exempt them from completing one or more units of competency. See the Student Handbook for more details and talk to a course advisor.
Students that successfully complete all 9 units of competency will be issued with BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice by Mercury Colleges. This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).