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BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management

BSB51415 – Diploma of Project Management is part of the Business Services Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge. They may manage projects in a variety of contexts, across a number of industry sectors. They have project leadership and management roles and are responsible for achieving project objectives. They possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical and managerial competencies to initiate, plan, execute and evaluate their own work and/or the work of others.

Organisations are turning to project management approaches to solve unique problems, effectively manage scarce resources and implement improved efficiencies.

Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities in order to meet stakeholder needs and expectations.

BSB51415 – Diploma of Project Management is for those managing, or intending to manage, complex projects using specialised technical and managerial skills. You may be responsible for your own work and the work of a team.  On completion of this course, you may progress to an Advanced Diploma qualification.

Career Opportunities

This course may lead to the following career opportunities:

  • Project Manager
  • Project Leader
  • Project Facilitator
  • Project Administrator

Study Pathways

BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management or
You can also continue on to an Advanced Diploma qualification.

Location, Dates and Times

Statewide (Online)

  • Ongoing enrolments
  • Duration: Part-time

Workshops – South and North

  • Next Intake – March 2019
  • Based at Clarence Campus (South) or Launceston Campus (North)
  • 6 x one day workshops
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Learning Options

This course may be delivered via the following study modes:

South – Clarence Campus – Workshops

North – Launceston Campus – Workshops

Statewide – Online

Assessment Process

Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge. They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.
Throughout all assessments, Occupational Health and Safety procedures must be followed. Assessments may include:

  • Knowledge questions
  • Completion of a Workplace Project

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.  For further details please refer to

Fees and Payments

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Eligible Diploma and Advanced Diploma students who are unable to pay tuition fees up front are able to defer fees under the VET Student Loans scheme. Further details are available here

What will I need to bring?

Students will need to have access to a computer with broadband access to complete this qualification. TasTAFE has computer labs which are open for students to access during normal business hours.

Are there any ‘other’ costs?

A learning resource fee of $228 applies to online course

Essential Requirements

There is no essential requirement for this course

Desirable Skills and Attributes

It is preferred that students have one of the following: A completed qualification such as Certificate IV in Project Management, units in a relevant qualification or vocational experience in project-based work.
Participants will need to be employed or have access to an organisation to conduct an on-the-job project.


Contact us today to find out if this is the right course for you.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available here


BSB51415 – Diploma of Project Management.

Qualification Requirements

This qualification consists of 12 units, 8 core and 4 electives.


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