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Graduate Certificate in Project Management Practice


The Graduate Certificate in Project Management Practice is a part-time one year course designed to fit in with the busy lives of managers.

The course includes four subjects covering financial management, human resource management, project management and risk management.

The program is designed to provide you with the essential communication and project management skills needed to successfully manage a substantial project. Completion of the course provides entry as well as full credit into Charles Sturt University’s (CSU) Graduate Diploma or Master of Project Management programs.

This is a CSU qualification jointly delivered by CIT and CSU at CIT's Reid campus. When you successfully complete this program, your Graduate Certificate will be awarded by CSU.

Qualification: Graduate Certificate in Project Management Practice
Program No: CSU-2314PP
Campus: CIT Reid 
Duration: Two subjects will be offered each semester. Classes will run through one afternoon and one evening each week. For each hour of class time participants should expect to spend at least one hour out of class in preparation and follow up work.
Likely Job Outcome: Middle and senior management positions
Application Type: CSU AGMC

Additional Information

The 2016 course fee is $2,700 per subject, which includes the required textbook. Total course fees for the Graduate Certificate in Project Management Practice = $10,800 (four subjects).

You may be eligible for a FEE-HELP loan to help pay your tuition fees. See the FEE-HELP Website.

Note: This program is jointly delivered by CIT and Charles Sturt University.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

You must have:
- an undergraduate degree from a recognised Australian institution or a qualification deemed to be equivalent, with at least two years relevant work experience
- a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from TAFE or other Registered Training Organisation, with at least five years relevant work experience in a supervisory / management capacity
- more than five years' experience in a senior supervisory / managerial position with significant responsibilities and good writing skills.

Apply directly to CSU via the AGMC website

Before you apply/enrol

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

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Already have one? Great! Verify it in our student administration system now so your enrolment or graduation isn't delayed. (New CIT students will not be able to do this until they have been given their CIT number which will be given to you when you apply to study most CIT courses).

  1. Login to CIT Self Service
  2. Click on the link for USI
  3. Verify your USI

It's important that your first name, surname and date of birth in our student system match the ID you use to create your USI (eg if you are Christopher in USI database and Chris at CIT your USI will not verify).

If you need assistance you can go to Unique Student Identifier (USI), drop in to any CIT Library or CITSA office or contact CIT Student Services on 6207 3188.

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

Subject Information

Related Courses

Diploma Project Management BSB51415

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email