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Certificate IV in Project Management Practice - BSB41515

Qualification Introduction

The Certificate IV in Project Management qualification reflects the role of individuals who identify and apply project management skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts. They may be members of a project team but with no direct responsibility for the overall project outcomes. They support project operations in one or more roles and under direction may also use project tools and methodologies selectively to support organisational or business activities. They take responsibility for their own outputs in terms of organisational and project quality requirements, and may have limited responsibility for the output of others.

Qualification Outcomes

By the end of this qualification participants will be able to:

  • assist the project team to plan communications, facilitate information flow and review communications
  • participate in meetings, questioning and discussions, and making presentations
  • assisting with obtaining information from relevant sources throughout the project life cycle
  • resolving and preventing conflict in the team
  • translating ideas into action and measurable outcomes
  • planning work and project tasks for self and others
  • tracking actual effort against the project plan
  • undertaking the work in line with an agreed management plan and within delegated authority
  • using word processing packages to produce written plans, scope definitions, report on project activities, and communicate with stakeholders

Job Roles

The type of job roles performed by those completing the Certificate IV in Project Management include: Project Coordinator; Project Management Officer; Project Team Member; Project or Program Administrator.

Qualification Structure

Number of Units: 9

3 core unit plus, 6 elective units

At least 3 of the elective units must be selected from the group A or B elective units listed below.

The remaining elective units may be selected from the elective units listed below, from this Training Package or from any current accredited course or endorsed Training Package at the same qualification level or higher.

Elective units must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the qualification level. They must not include the choice of the unit BSBPMG522A 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

  • BSBPMG412 Apply project cost-management techniques
  • BSBPMG413 Apply project human resource management approaches
  • BSBPMG414 Apply project information management and communication techniques
  • BSBPMG415 Apply project risk-management techniques
  • BSBPMG416 Apply project procurement procedures
  • BSBPMG418 Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques


Approximately 12 months

Minimum Requirements

This qualification has no entry requirements.

Delivery options

  • Online learning
  • Workshop


Standard Fee $3600
Traineeship Fee $1460*

Payment information

*This qualification can be delivered through a Traineeship in the ACT which would greatly reduce the price.  State and commonwealth funding may be available for eligible participants. Find out more about Traineeship options.

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