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Certificate IV in Project Management Practice BSB40920

Overview

This program is designed for individuals seeking to work in project administration, assist with projects or those who are required to contribute to the administration or management of projects.
Suitable for any industry or sector, this qualification will prepare you to become more involved in workplace projects by teaching you how to apply a recognised project management methodology. Offering a thorough grounding in project administration, this qualification is great for members of project teams with no direct responsibility for overall project outcomes or small business operators.

Qualification:

Certificate IV in Project Management Practice BSB40920

Program No:

C4-BT17

Campus:

CIT Reid 

Duration:

2 semesters part-time approx. 10 - 15 hours each week online learning with the addition of optional face-to-face workshops. If you have extensive relevant work experience and/or other relevant qualifications, you may be able to seek skills recognition or fast-track through the learning requirements and complete your qualification in less time

Cost Info:

The 2021 Semester 2 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total program cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Indicative Cost:

$973

Likely Job Outcome:

Project administrator in a cross-section of public and private sectors. Job titles for these roles may include contracts officers, project administrators, quality officers and small business operators.

Application Type:

Standard
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Timetable Information

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Additional Information

It is recommended that entrants into this qualification have worked for at least 1-2 years in general administrative roles.

Project administration requires strong administrative skills, including use of Microsoft Office products; Communication skills such as listening, confirming instructions, oral communications; and Teamwork experience such as working collaboratively with other people. If you do not have at least basic/intermediate skills in using Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel please consider undertaking training to develop these skills prior to enrolment.

CIT is an Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) endorsed provider for this course. Students of AIPM endorsed courses are eligible for AIPM student membership (fees apply). Membership benefits include access to a range of Project Management resources and networking opportunities.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

Open entry.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 9 subjects

Core: Complete all 3

  • BSBPMG420   Apply project scope management techniques
    • CIT Code: BUSN486
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the project's scope by assisting with identifying its objectives, deliverables, constraints, assumptions and outcomes. It also involves applying controls once the project has commenced and contribute to reviewing the suitability of those controls.The unit applies to individuals who support project managers and other team members to apply project scope management techniques.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG421   Apply project time management techniques
    • CIT Code: BUSN487
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with project scheduling activities, apply and monitor the agreed project schedule, and evaluate the effectiveness of time management for the project.The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG422   Apply project quality management techniques
    • CIT Code: BUSN488
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to enhance project outcomes by contributing to quality planning, applying quality policies and procedures, and contributing to continuous improvement in projects.The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete minimum 3

  • BSBPMG423   Apply project cost management techniques
    • CIT Code: BUSN489
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist in producing a project budget, to monitor project expenditure and contribute to cost finalisation processes.The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG426   Apply project risk management techniques
    • CIT Code: BUSN492
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with aspects of risk management in a project. It specifically involves planning for, controlling and reviewing risks associated with the project, and assisting in this process where required.The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG429   Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques
    • CIT Code: BUSN495
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist in managing stakeholder relationships during a project. It involves ensuring timely and appropriate involvement of key individuals, organisations and groups throughout the project.The unit applies to individuals who are project assistants working in a project support role.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG424   Apply project human resources management approaches
    • CIT Code: BUSN490
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with aspects of human resources management of a project. It involves establishing human resource requirements, identifying and facilitating the learning and development needs of people working on the project and resolving conflict in the team.The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG425   Apply project information management and communications techniques
    • CIT Code: BUSN491
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a critical link between people, ideas and information at all stages in the project life cycle. It involves assisting the project team to plan communications, communicating information related to the project, and reviewing communications.The unit applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: May complete maximum 3

  • BSBPEF402   Develop personal work priorities
    • CIT Code: BUSN482
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and prioritise own work tasks. It also addresses the skills and knowledge to monitor and obtain feedback on personal work performance. The unit applies to individuals who are required to design their own work schedules and work plans and to establish priorities for their work. They will typically hold some responsibilities for the work of others and have some autonomy in relation to their own role.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBCMM511   Communicate with influence
    • CIT Code: BUSN278
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to present and negotiate persuasively, lead and participate in meetings and make presentations to customers, clients and other key stakeholders.The unit applies to individuals who are managers and leaders required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources, and who deal with unpredictable problems as part of their job role. They use initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, evaluate and co-ordinate the work of teams. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBTEC404   Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
    • CIT Code: BUSN553
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to understand the fundamentals of using digital technologies to collaborate in a workplace context, including working as part of a remote team. It involves undertaking a basic review of organisational processes to identify opportunities for using digital technologies to complete work tasks more efficiently and effectively.The unit applies to those who use problem-solving skills and take responsibility for adopting and promoting approaches to improve organisational operations, particularly relating to the use of digital technologies. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBCRT411   Apply critical thinking to work practices
    • CIT Code: BUSN289
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use advanced-level critical thinking skills in a workplace context. This includes using methods of analysis, synthesis and evaluation.The unit applies to individuals who evaluate existing or proposed work practices. These individuals are typically responsible for reviewing or developing work processes, products or services that may be proposed or already existing. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPEF501   Manage personal and professional development
    • CIT Code: BUSN484
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement systems and process that support the personal and professional development of self and others. The unit applies to individuals working in a range of managerial positions who are accountable for the development and performance of others. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBSTR502   Facilitate continuous improvement
    • CIT Code: BUSN529
      Cost: Standard $137.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage continuous improvement systems and processes. Particular emphasis is on the development of systems and the analysis of information to monitor and adjust performance strategies, and to manage opportunities for further improvements.The unit applies to individuals who take an active role in managing a continuous improvement process in order to achieve an organisation's objectives. At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem-solving and decision-making strategies.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBTWK503   Manage meetings
    • CIT Code: BUSN562
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage a range of meetings including overseeing the meeting preparation processes, chairing meetings, organising the minutes and reporting meeting outcomes.The unit applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who are required to organise and manage meetings within their workplace. These individuals may work as senior administrative staff or may be individuals with responsibility for conducting and chairing meetings in the workplace.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

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Statement Attainment Introduction to Project Management Practice [extract from BSB40920]

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au