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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

Location, Dates and Times


  • Next Intake – 3 February 2020
  • Full time 1 year, part time 2 years
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

NORTH & SOUTH – Workshops / Online

  • Next Intake – 3 February 2020
  • Based at Clarence Campus (South) or Alanvale Campus (North)
  • 6 x one day workshops and online studies
  • Full time 1 year, part time 2 years
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Information and Application Sessions:
Please bring the following with you:

  • Unique Student Identifier (USI), further information at (your enrolment cannot be accepted if you do not provide us with a USI)
  • A current resume
  • Transcripts of results achieved previously at other educational institutions

Campbell Street Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 1pm to 2.30pm
Level 4, Theatrette, 75 Campbell Street, Hobart
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  • Next Intake:   2020

North Information and Applications Sessions:

Alanvale Campus Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 10am
Room E2.07, E Block, 54a Alanvale Road, Newnham
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Alanvale Campus Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 5.15pm
Room E2.07, E Block, 54a Alanvale Road, Newnham
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  • Next Intake 2020

North West Information and Applications Sessions:

Devonport Campus Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 10am
Room A2.30, A Block, 20 Valley Road, Devonport
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Devonport Campus Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 2pm
Room A2.30, A Block, 20 Valley Road, Devonport
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Learning Options

Statewide Online
This course is available online, with learning support and teacher interaction provided.

Clarence Campus classroom delivery
This course is delivered via workshops at the Clarence and Alanvale campuses.

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 our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

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 at our VET Student Loans page.

What will I need to bring?

Students will need to have:

  • Access to a computer with the Microsoft Software Suite and broadband
  • An email address
  • A memory stick or some kind of portable memory device is highly recommended
  • TasTAFE has computer labs at regional campuses 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

While there are no pre-requisites, it would advantage students to have one of the following:

  1. A completed relevant qualification such as BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management
  2. Vocational experience in business capacity.
  3. Access to a workplace to conduct an on-the-job project

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 at our Student Support Services page.


BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management.

Qualification Requirements

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


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