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BSB41515 - Certificate IV in Project Management Practice


At a glance

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. 

Study Mode Online
Availability Online Study
Duration12 months
Intake Dates
There are four course intakes, available in January, February, June and July.
Full course cost$3312.00

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

Hours of Study

Approximately 350 hours of study time will be involved however, the training duration will depend on the electives and study mode selected. 

Career Opportunities

Possible job outcomes include; communications liaison, contracts officer, estimator or scheduler, project administrator, project analyst, project coordinator, project officer, project records officer, project support, project team member, quality officer, small business operator, events or conference coordinator.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.

Structure and assessment


Standard Course Structure

Core Units
  • Apply project scope management techniques (BSBPMG409)
  • Apply project time management techniques (BSBPMG410)
  • Apply project quality management techniques (BSBPMG411)
Elective Units
  • Apply project cost management techniques (BSBPMG412)
  • Apply project human resources management approaches (BSBPMG413)
  • Apply project information management and communications techniques (BSBPMG414)
  • Apply project risk management techniques (BSBPMG415)
  • Apply project procurement procedures (BSBPMG416)
  • Apply project life cycle management processes (BSBPMG417)
  • Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques (BSBPMG418)

Study Sequence

To view more information about these units, as well as the suggested study plan, please visit the handbook.



This course is available online with teaching support available through discussion forums, email and telephone. Online students require self-motivation and must have 4 - 6 hours per week available for study. 


There are four course intakes, available in January, February, June and July.

Duration and dates

12 months

Fees and scholarships


Full course cost: $3312.00

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

The Queensland Government determines the schedule set by CQUniversity. Additional fees may be charged for printed materials, protective clothing and tools etc. A full copy of all regulations associated with VET fees can be accessed from the Queensland Government Legislation website.

All fees must be paid to finalise enrolment or a payment arrangement entered into. You will be liable for all payments, even if you discontinue enrolment, subject to the Refund Policy. Debt recovery action will be taken to recover outstanding fees. Please select from the following:

  • VET Student Loans
    VET Student Loans will commence from 1 January 2017 and is an interest free Australian Government income contingency loan that assists eligible full fee paying students to pay their Tuition Fees.
  • VET Government funded programs
    The cost of these programs is based on a student contribution fee. A concession may be available in some situations. Additional resource/material costs will vary from program to program.
  • VET fee-for-service programs (full fee paying)
    These are competitively priced full-fee paying programs which do not attract concessions.

Price lists


Please refer to the scholarship pages for more information.

How to Apply


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