BSB50820 – Diploma of Project Management (Traineeship)


RTO Code : 40298

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This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge. The diploma in project management will set you up with everything you need to know to be a powerhouse project manager or give you the skills to better manage you and your team’s workflow regardless of your role. Gaining project management expertise will help you keep a project on track, within budget and scope while delivering the intended outcomes. 


The course is delivered one day a week during school terms and additional weeks during school term breaks.


Understanding how to deliver projects in a timely and structured way is something all employers are looking for at every stage of your career so you will be set up for success no matter what path your career takes from here!

Project performance is also improved through good communication and leadership skills.

To become a complete and well rounded project manager you need to understand how to not only plan out a project but also manage stakeholders expectations, manage the deliver from others working on the project to ensuring seamless integrations and handovers to future project owners and teams.

This 12-month full time qualification or 24 months part time qualification will ground your existing practice in the discipline of project management. develop end-to-end project documentation 

  • manage stakeholder expectations
  • deal with project issues and changes
  • review projects and implement lessons learned
  • identify, assess, and manage risks
  • manage procurement activities throughout the project lifecycle
  • implement project control mechanisms
  • efficiently report on project status.

By the end of the course, you’ll have the tools and strategies to deliver better project outcomes for your organisation and clients.

Entry Requirements

You may be eligible for a government subsidised training place if you either live or work in South Australia, and you are:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or
  • a permanent Australian resident, or
  • the holder of a an eligible visa

You also need to be one of the following:

  • aged 17 years or over and not enrolled at school, or
  • undertaking training through a training contract as an trainee in identified courses.
  • Student should meet the minimum LLN requirement of the course
  • Visit  www.skills.sa.gov.au for eligibility criteria or  click here.


English Language Requirements

A Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment is conducted on all entrants prior to enrolment into the program to ensure that Salford College can support each student throughout the program.

IT Requirements

All students need to bring their own laptop/computer with windows compatibility for the course. Students will require access to the Internet during the course.

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Course Structure

There are 12 units in this qualification out of which 8 are core units and 4 are elective units as chosen by Salford College.

Unit CodeUnit NameHoursCore/Elective
BSBPMG530 Manage project scope60Core
BSBPMG531Manage project time60Core
BSBPMG532Manage project quality80Core
BSBPMG533Manage project cost60Core
BSBPMG535Manage project information and communication60Core
BSBPMG536 Manage project risk80Core
BSBPMG534 Manage project human resources60Core
BSBPMG540Manage project integration80Core
BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development60Elective
BSBTWK502Manage team effectiveness80Elective
BSBPMG537Manage project procurement80Elective
BSBPMG538Manage project stakeholder engagement60Elective
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