Diploma of Project Management


Become a Qualified Project Manager

Sharpen your Project Management skills

Are you a natural leader?
Do you love seeing projects through to completion?
Are you great at planning and execution?

Become a sharp project manager with this Nationally Accredited BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management Qualification. Possibly one of the most versatile skill sets, project managers, are highly regarded (and needed) in almost any industry. Especially on large scale T1 and T2 developments or any building and construction worksite.

In this project management course, you’ll learn the skills to plan, lead and execute the end-to-end delivery of your company’s strategic projects. This course will develop your skills and confidence in overseeing a project’s lifecycle, ensuring that plans are being followed, adjusting where necessary and communicating effectively to stakeholders.

Why Bother?

  • Gain the technical skills to manage the lifecycle of a project
  • Pave your way with a nationally recognised qualification for greater career opportunities
  • Mentorship from highly qualified Trainers

Job Prospects

Project Leader
Project Team Leader
Program Manager

Study Mode

Self-paced Online Learning

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My advice would be to go to Foundation Training Australia. I’ve worked all over Australia and done a lot of Training through other providers and haven’t come across a Trainer so skilled and professional as Grant is.”

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Course Structure

What you’ll learn

The BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management aims to develop your skills in supervising the different stages of a project and ensuring its successful delivery. It’s ideal for those looking to better their stakeholder engagement, planning and project execution skills.

Ways to study

Recognition of Prior Learning

Your experience adds up and you can use this to fast-track your qualification.  If you’ve got a tonne of industry experience this can be used to gain part or all of your qual.


Studying online has never felt sociable! Get regular support from your trainer and learning engagement officer while you study, where you want and when you want.

To achieve this qualification, you must demonstrate competency in 8 core units and 4 elective units. Please refer below for the core units of competency and a sample of suggested electives:

Core Units (8)

  • BSBPMG530 Manage project scope
  • BSBPMG531 Manage project time
  • BSBPMG532 Manage project quality
  • BSBPMG533 Manage project cost
  • BSBPMG534 Manage project human resources
  • BSBPMG535 Manage project information and communication
  • BSBPMG536 Manage project risk
  • BSBPMG540 Manage project integration

Suggested Elective Units (4)

  • BSBINS501 Implement information and knowledge management systems
  • BSBPMG537 Manage project procurement
  • BSBSTR501 Establish innovative work environments
  • BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness

Ensuring your staff have the practical skills in Business is critical to maximising the potential of your team. Our scope of Business qualifications provides foundation-level skills through to advanced and specialised skills in project management and business operations. Plus, with online learning being so accessible, you can ensure your workforce is skilled and competent in-line with your business goals.

  • Customised training plans that suit your timeline requirements
  • Our Trainers have worked in business, of all levels, their entire career. They are industry experts here to support success of every student.
  • We are known for being responsive.
  • This course aims to build understanding of the entire business from financial budgets to marketing and operations. Your staff will better understand the intricacies involved in running a successful business.
  • Project Leader
  • Project Team Leader
  • Program Manager

The course duration will vary depending on your experience, skills and chosen study mode. As a guide:

  • Between 12 – 24 months depending on your current experience and skills
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): 3-6 months- this term may be extended by Funding Criteria, amount of RPL awarded and subsequent Gap Training required  – eligibility criteria apply
  • Fee for service: 3-12 months subject to the amount of RPL awarded and subsequent Gap Training required
  • CSQ
    • Program completion date is 20 September 2022 (for the Higher Level Skills General Program 2020/21 Contract)
    • Program completion date is 20 September 2022(for the Apprentice Advance+ Higher Level Skills Program 2020/21 Contract)
    • Program completion date is 20 September 2022 (for the Major Projects program 2020/21 Contract).

Your skills will be assessed through a mix of practical and theory tasks. Which is essentially showing us what you’ve learnt and how you do it.

Theory may be assessed Online or via Workbook. Practical Assessment will be conducted at your place of work or work site with fit for purpose facilities and equipment which are to be made available to your FTA trainer & Assessor for training and assessment purposes

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Ready to take the leap towards your nationally recognised qualification? View the range of funding options available to assist both students and employers in gaining valuable training.

Fee For Service

Fee For Service

Our flexible Fee For Service model accommodates individuals ready to start their qualification today while making ongoing, manageable payments.

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Learner Support

Our trainers have years of hands on experience in project management, providing you with unparalleled access to first-hand industry knowledge throughout your course.

Limitless Learning

We believe that everyone should be able to learn in inspiring ways. That’s why we deliver training how you learn best plus, you get your own Learning Engagement Officer to support your progress through the course.

Recognised Qualifications

This project management course is nationally recognised, so you can work anywhere in Australia with confidence.