BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (Full Course)

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BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (Full Course)


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Units of Competency

9

Course Access

12 months access to online course

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This is the latest release BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice qualification, which supersedes BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice.

This qualification will give you the skills needed to launch yourself into the stimulating, challenging and dynamic project management industry. This qualification reflects the cross-industry application of the work functions normally undertaken by a project team, spanning all phases of a project from concept through to close-out.

You will gain valuable skills, including setting timelines and targets, project costing, budget management, quality control, communicating with key stakeholders, as well as recruiting and leading personnel to work on the project.

This course will give you the confidence to lead a team and deliver the project’s outcomes. Enrol now!

The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in Project Management field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate IV) is $78,900.

Source: https://www.myskills.gov.au/courses/details?Code=BSB40920

  • Project analyst
  • Project coordinator
  • Project team member
  • Project records Officer
  • Project administrator
  • Project officer
  • Project assistant
  • Project support

BSBPMG420 Apply project scope management techniques

This single unit course 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.

Topics
  1. Contribute to defining project scope
  2. Apply project scope controls
  3. Contribute to review of scope controls

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • Support project managers and other team members to apply project scope management techniques during at least two different projects.

In the course of the above, you must:

  • Work according to project scope management plan including established change control procedures and performance measurement procedures
  • Contribute to delineating and controlling project scope
  • Communicate with the project manager and other team members
  • Record project scope management plan
  • Interpret and follow project initiation documentation for purposes of documenting project scope.
Nominal hours = 40

BSBPMG421 Apply project time management techniques

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.

Topics
  1. Assist in developing project schedule
  2. Maintain project schedule
  3. Participate in assessing time-management outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • Support project managers and other team members to apply project time management techniques during at least two different projects.

In the course of the above, you must:

  • Create a project schedule showing tasks, deliverable milestones, sequence, dependencies and time estimates
  • Apply time-management techniques in a project
  • Use relevant tools and techniques to maintain, monitor and update a project schedule.
Nominal hours = 40

BSBPMG422 Apply project quality management techniques

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.

Topics
  1. Contribute to project quality planning
  2. Apply quality policies and procedures
  3. Contribute to project continuous improvement process

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • Support project managers and other team members to apply project quality management techniques during at least two different projects.

In the course of the above, you must:

  • Work in a team environment to plan and develop quality management and continuous improvement parameters
  • Apply quality management techniques in a project relevant to the organisation and industry context
  • Maintain accurate quality records
  • Contribute to project continuous improvement process.
Nominal hours = 40

BSBPMG423 Apply project cost management techniques

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.

Topics:
  • Assist in developing project budget
  • Monitor project costs
  • Contribute to cost-finalisation process
Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:
  • support project managers and other team members to apply project cost management techniques during at least two different projects.
Nominal hours = 40

BSBPMG424 Apply project human resources management approaches

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.

Topics:
  • Establish human resource requirements
  • Maintain team relationships
  • Monitor human resources
  • Evaluate human resource practices
Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:
  • support project managers and other team members to apply project human resources management techniques during at least two different projects.
In the course of the above, you must:
  • construct effective methods for monitoring roles, responsibilities and performance in projects
  • demonstrate methods for providing feedback on performance and improving performance of project team members
  • communicate information and ideas to others in a logical, concise and understandable manner
  • undertake work in a multi-disciplinary environment according to established human resource management practices, plans, guidelines and procedures.
Nominal hours = 40

BSBPMG425 Apply project information management and communications techniques

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.

Topics:
  • Contribute to communication procedures planning
  • Conduct information-management activities
  • Communicate project information
  • Contribute to assessing effectiveness of communication
Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:
  • contribute to project information management and communications techniques during at least two different projects.
In the course of the above, you must:
  • plan and implement necessary communications for a workplace project
  • evaluate and review the above project communication outcomes and make recommendations for future improvements.
Nominal hours = 40

BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence

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.

Topics:
  1. Identify communication requirements
  2. Negotiate to achieve agreed outcome
  3. Participate in and lead meetings
  4. Make presentations
Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:
  • Participate in and lead at least two meetings
  • Prepare and make a presentation to two different groups.
In the course of the above, you must:
  • Communicate with key stakeholders to position the business to best effect including:
    • Listening actively
    • Understanding information needs of others
    • Adapting communication to suit the audience
    • Identifying suitable platform for presentations
    • Presenting reliable information
    • Designing the presentation to meet the needs of the audience
    • Answering questions clearly and concisely.
Nominal hours = 60

BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment

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.

Topics:
  1. Review existing digital technology use in the business
  2. Identify opportunities to implement digital technologies for workplace collaboration
  3. Implement and use digital technologies to collaborate in the workplace
Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:
  • plan and implement use of digital technology to collaborate in a work environment at least once.
In the course of the above, you must:
  • review business use of technology for collaboration and identify opportunities, priorities and risks associated with adopting new technologies according to organisational strategies
  • collect, analyse and present relevant information about digital applications
  • create and present a business case to relevant stakeholders for adopting new collaborative digital technologies
  • develop and communicate a plan to implement new ways of working collaboratively using digital technologies.
Nominal hours = 50

BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs

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.

The unit applies to those with supervisory responsibilities in a work area who have a broad knowledge of WHS policies and contribute well-developed skills in creating solutions to 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.

Topics:

  1. Provide information to work team about WHS policies and procedures
  2. Implement and monitor work team consultative arrangements for managing WHS
  3. Implement and monitor organisational procedures for providing WHS training to work team
  4. Implement and monitor organisational procedures and legal requirements for identifying hazards, and assessing and controlling risks
  5. Implement and monitor organisational procedures for maintaining WHS records
Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:
  • Implement and monitor the work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs for one work area in an organisation.
In the course of the above, you must: 
  • Explain relevant WHS information clearly and accurately to work team 
  • Provide work team with access to WHS policies, procedures and programs in appropriate structure and language 
  • Implement and monitor procedures, according to WHS legislative and organisational requirements, for:
    • Consultation on and communication about WHS hazards and risks
    • WHS training needs and learning opportunities
    • WHS records 
    • Using WHS aggregate data relating to hazards and risk control. 
Nominal hours: 50 hours

You will be assessed for these units of competency using a variety of tasks to assess your understanding and skills. A virtual session means you will be one on one with your assessor either answering questions or taking part in a role play, just as you would do in any classroom, only we do it online.

All of our assessments are marked by your assessor within ten (10) working days following the day you submitted your work. You have three (3) attempts for each assessment task to achieve a satisfactory outcome (100% pass mark), with your assessor giving you detailed feedback following each submission.

Unit Written
Activities
Virtual Classroom/Roleplay Scenario/
Case study
Project/
Report
BSBPMG420 Apply project scope management techniquesWritten ActivitiesVirtual ClassroomProject/Report
BSBPMG421 Apply project time management techniques Written ActivitiesVirtual ClassroomProject/Report
BSBPMG422 Apply project quality management techniquesWritten ActivitiesVirtual ClassroomProject/Report
BSBPMG423 Apply project cost management techniquesWritten ActivitiesVirtual ClassroomProject/Report
BSBPMG424 Apply project human resources management approachesWritten ActivitiesVirtual ClassroomProject/Report
BSBPMG425 Apply project information management and communications techniquesWritten ActivitiesVirtual ClassroomProject/Report
BSBCMM511 Communicate with influenceWritten ActivitiesVirtual ClassroomScenario/Case Study
BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environmentWritten ActivitiesVirtual ClassroomScenario/Case Study
BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programsVirtual ClassroomScenario/Case Study

We provide you with up to twelve (12) months to complete this course. How long it actually takes you to complete each unit will be reflective of the time you are able to dedicate to your studies.

In the units list, you will see the government’s nominal hours for each unit, which are their anticipated number of study hours. Our students usually find that their actual study hours are less than this.

Requirements

There are no formal requirements. However, learners will need:
  • Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course
  • Basic computer skills
    • Knowledge of common computing terms and word processing
    • Proficiency with web browser software and sending/receiving e-mail including e-mail with attachment
    • Familiarity with navigating the Internet
  • Meet technology requirements
  • Be at least 18 years old or have completed Year 12 if enrolling in a Diploma

Technology requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 7 or higher (recommended); MAC OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or higher (recommended)
  • CPU: Min. of 2 GB of RAM, Min. of 2 GB of spare disk space is recommended
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz processor or higher (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • A desktop or laptop as we do not actively support other devices
  • Monitor with at least 1024x768 screen resolution
  • Internet access: Minimum ADSL1 with a speed of at least 3 Mbps
  • An email address that is unique to you and that you will maintain throughout your enrolment
  • Headset (or speakers and microphone) and webcam
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher) or similar software
  • Up-to-date web browser version

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