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Certificate IV in Project Management Practice BSB41515

Overview

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.

Qualification: Certificate IV in Project Management Practice BSB41515
Program No: C4-BC43
Campus: CIT Bruce 
Duration: 12 months part time: Combination of face-to-face classes and online delivery.

Additional individual study of approximately 2 - 3 hours per week including online activities, research, report writing, team work and skill development.
Cost Info: For information please contact CIT Solutions on (02) 6207 4444 or visit their website at citsolutions.edu.au.
Likely Job Outcome: Assist a project manager or a project administrator, or in any role requiring project management skills such as an administrative officer or personal assistant. The program is relevant to small and medium business managers and suits anyone assisting in managing and engaging in projects in various occupations.
Application Type: CIT Solutions
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Additional Information

Training is available totally online or in a blended mode with workshops supplemented by online engagement or in face-to-face format.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

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 levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. See below to check your literacy skills. 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 a lower level program, or enrol in the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways (FSK10213) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit Education and Community or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

  • 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 (3 Core and 6 Electives)

Core - Complete all 3

  • BSBPMG411 Apply project quality management techniques
    • CIT Code: MGNT737
      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.
      It applies to individuals who are a project practitioners working in a project support role.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG409 Apply project scope management techniques
    • CIT Code: MGNT739
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the control of a project's scope by assisting with identifying its objectives, deliverables, constraints, assumptions and outcomes; and by applying controls once the project has commenced.
      It applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG410 Apply project time management techniques
    • CIT Code: MGNT741
      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.
      It applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives - complete 6 - not all electives will be offered every semester

Group A - complete 3
  • BSBPMG412 Apply project cost management techniques
    • CIT Code: MGNT732
      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.
      It applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG413 Apply project human resources management approaches
    • CIT Code: MGNT733
      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 the learning and development needs of people working on the project, facilitating these needs being met, and resolving conflict in the team.
      It applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG414 Apply project information management and communications techniques
    • CIT Code: MGNT734
      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.
      It applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG415 Apply project risk management techniques
    • CIT Code: MGNT738
      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.
      It applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG417 Apply project life cycle management processes
    • CIT Code: MGNT735
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist in implementing project life cycle management processes.
      It applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG416 Apply project procurement procedures
    • CIT Code: MGNT736
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with procurement for a project. It involves identifying procurement requirements, assisting with supplier selection, conducting procurement activities, and assisting with procurement finalisation activities for the project.
      It applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role. The individual may be operating in a large or small organisation, and applying skills in the context of enterprise projects.
      The project practitioner may be part of a project team under the direction of a project manager, or may work as part of a smaller scale, self-directed team.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG418 Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques
    • CIT Code: MGNT740
      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.
      It applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.

      Prerequisites: Nil
Group B - may complete maximum 3
  • BSBADM405 Organise meetings
    • CIT Code: CLER171
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise meetings including making arrangements, liaising with participants, and developing and distributing meeting related documentation.
      It applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who are required to organise a variety of meetings. They may provide administrative support within an enterprise, or have responsibility for these tasks in the context of a particular team, workgroup or project.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBCUE405 Survey stakeholders to gather and record information
    • CIT Code: MGNT715
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare, survey and record relevant and required details of information collected according to organisational, legislative and regulatory requirements.
      It applies to individuals who need to solve a defined range of unpredictable problems, analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources, and who may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBLEG415 Apply the principles of contract law
    • CIT Code: LEGL193
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources and supply solutions to contractual issues in a legal environment.
      It applies to individuals who provide support in a range of legal service settings with a degree of responsibility to plan and complete investigations.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
    • CIT Code: OHSS206
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area in order to meet legislative requirements.
      It applies to individuals with supervisory responsibilities for implementing and monitoring the organisation’s WHS policies, procedures and programs in a work area. These individuals have a broad knowledge of WHS policies and contribute well developed skills in creating solutions to unpredictable problems through analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources. They provide supervision and guidance to others and have limited responsibility for the output of others.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSMENV472 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
    • CIT Code: SUST109
      Description:

      This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to effectively analyse the workplace in relation to environmentally sustainable work practices, and to implement improvements and monitor their effectiveness.
      This unit of competency applies to those who have responsibility for a specific area of work or who lead a work group or team. It addresses the knowledge, processes and techniques necessary to implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices, including the development of processes and tools.
      It includes identifying areas for improvement, developing plans to make improvements, and implementing and monitoring improvements in environmental performance.
      This unit of competency applies to all sectors of the manufacturing industry and members of its value chain. It may also be applied to all sections of an organisation, including office and warehouse. This unit will need to be appropriately contextualised as it is applied across an organisation and across different industry sectors.
      This unit of competency applies to an individual working alone or as part of a team/work group and working in liaison with other shift team members and the control room operator, as appropriate.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • PSPGEN043 Apply government processes
    • CIT Code: PSAD204
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills required to apply government processes. It includes applying information relating to the machinery of government and knowledge of organisations protocols and functions. This unit applies to those working in generalist and specialist roles within the public sector. The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to. Those undertaking this unit would work independently performing complex tasks in a range of familiar and unfamiliar contexts.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • PSPETH002 Uphold and support the values and principles of public service
    • CIT Code: PSAD201
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills required to contribute to an ethical workplace and participate in ethical decision making. This unit applies to those working in public sector roles but may be applied to anyone working in a similar organisational context. The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to. Those undertaking this unit would generally work independently and as part of a team, where they may have some supervisory responsibilities. They would perform complex tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • PSPPCY004 Support policy implementation
    • CIT Code: PSAD206
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills required to identify, implement and monitor relevant policy and report on implementation. This unit applies to public sector staff and other stakeholders working in a role where they are required to support policy implementation. The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to. Those undertaking this unit would work independently. They would perform routine tasks in a range of familiar contexts.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Graduate Certificate Project Management Practice
Diploma Project Management BSB51415

More Information

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