Project Management

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Project Management



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Project Management



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Units of Competency


Course Access

4 months access to online course

Support Hours

7am - 9pm AEST (Mon - Fri)

Assessments Marked

Within 10 business days

Course Requirements

  • Sufficient literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course
  • Access to an internet connection

Delivery Mode

100% online, no classroom attendance

Trainer Support


Learning and assessment options

Your workplace or our virtual company as your simulated workplace

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This Project Management short course provides you with three of the core units of competency required in the BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice.

It offers you skills and knowledge in project management practices, including how to develop a project schedule, the requirements of applying project scope, time management and quality assurance. To understand what each unit of competency offers within this short course, refer to Units below for more detailed information.

On successful completion of this short course, you will have the ability to contribute to quality project outcomes in the workplace and receive a Statement of Attainment, which can be used as partial credits towards the full qualification BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice.

Career Opportunities

  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Assistant
  • Project Manager

You may apply for a credit transfer towards a qualification. At AOT, this includes:

  • BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

Talk to our course advisor for more information on credit transfer rules and the qualification that will best suit your needs.

We provide you with four (4) months to complete the course. There is no minimum timeframe for completion.

The course is self-paced so the hours of study vary from student to student and are influenced by many factors including the amount of time you are able to dedicate to your studies. That is why we give you four (4) months and all the support you need. The rest is up to you!

BSBPMG409 Apply project scope management techniques

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • contribute to delineating and controlling project scope
  • record project scope management plan
  • interpret and follow project initiation documentation for purposes of documenting project scope

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • components of a project scope management plan
  • factors likely to impact project scope
  • formal change-control processes
  • methods for measuring work outcomes and progress against plans
  • methods for segmenting and documenting a work breakdown structure
  • procedures for reporting a change in scope
  • types of project initiation documentation

BSBPMG410 Apply project time management techniques

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • create a project schedule showing tasks, deliverable milestones, sequence, dependencies and time estimates
  • apply time-management techniques in a project
  • use tools and techniques to maintain, monitor and update a project schedule

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • implications of time management for project resources, costs and risks
  • methods for estimating task duration and resource requirements
  • tools and techniques for managing project time and their particular applications
  • techniques used to measure, record and report progress of activities

BSBPMG411 Apply project quality management techniques

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • 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

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • implementation of quality-assurance processes and requirements
  • implementation of quality-control processes and requirements
  • quality criteria relevant to industry
  • application of quality management tools and methodologies relevant to industry and organisation
  • explain quality standards and their place in the project life cycle

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 task to achieve a competency result, with your assessor giving you detailed feedback following each submission.

Unit Short Answer
/Case study
Reports Assignment
BSBPMG409 Apply project scope management techniquesShort Answer QuestionsScenario/Case studyReportsAssignment/Project
BSBPMG410 Apply project time management techniquesShort Answer QuestionsScenario/Case studyReportsAssignment/Project
BSBPMG411 Apply project quality management techniquesShort Answer QuestionsScenario/Case studyReportsAssignment/Project


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

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)
  • Monitor w/ at least 1024x768 screen resolution
  • Internet access: Minimum ADSL1 with a speed of at least 1.5Mbps
  • Valid personal email address
  • Speakers and microphone/headset
  • The latest version of Java, QuickTime, Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash Player
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher) or similar software
  • Up-to-date web browser version

Support you can expect from AOT

Our focus is to provide the real-world skills and knowledge that you need to advance your career, fulfil your goals and achieve success in the workplace. No matter what course you choose, here at AOT you will receive the assistance and support that will help make your study time convenient, manageable and worthwhile. The benefit of studying with us is that you don't have to schedule your time to attend face-to-face classroom sessions. You can study at times convenient to you in your own home or anywhere that suits your learning style. To support you in your study we provide:

Personal course induction

A Learner Support Officer will personally take you through the sauceLMS and your course.

Live chat

Trainer support available whilst you are studying 7am – 9pm AEST (Mon to Fri).

Contact us form

Contact us at any time using the Contact us form found within your course to create support tickets.

Mentoring sessions

You can book an appointment with your personal trainer to discuss the learning material, assessment expectations, or assessment feedback.

Virtual classroom sessions

This can be booked with your trainer for specific assessments.

Help and Support

A section on your sauceLMS dashboard with useful links including FAQs.
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