Diploma of Project Management

VET Course Code: BSB50820 |  CRICOS Code: TBA

This high-level project management qualification can help you advance in your career. This course will provide you with the advanced abilities necessary to be a successful project manager or team leader.

Course Commences: 25th July 2022

At a Glance




Gold Coast


40 wk tuition
+ 12 wk holidays
= 52 weeks


First intake 25th July, 2022

Industry Trends

There were 120,700 contract, program and project administrators in 2020 and according to Australian Government’s Job Outlook program it is expected to grow strongly over the next five years and likely to reach 131,400 by 2025.essional services, and education and training.

Potential Income

The average project manager salary in Australia is $123,068 per year or $63.11 per hour. Entry-level positions start at $104,712 per year, while most experienced workers make up to $159,945 per year.

Career Prospects

A Diploma of Project Management can lead to a wide variety of jobs and work environments including:

  • Project Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Project Team Leader
  • Project Leader

Course Details

Enrich your career with this high-level qualification in Project Management.

Our Diploma of Project Management (BSB50820) is government-approved and fully accredited.

This course will provide you with the advanced knowledge and skills needed to manage project scopes, budgets, risk, and quality. Our teaching staff is the best in the field, and they will provide you with the advice you need to excel in your studies.

Course Fees

Offshore Fee


Enrolment Fee: $250
Materials Fee: $300

Discounts may apply. Ask your Education Agent about our latest scholarships and multi-course packages

Onshore Fee


Enrolment Fee: $250
Materials Fee: $300

Discounts may apply. Ask your Education Agent about our latest scholarships and multi-course packages

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements Minimum Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (or foreign equivalent). Minimum age 18 unless you are enrolling directly from Year 12 aged 17. All students under 18 must provide evidence of a Homestay arrangement and signed permission from a parent or legal guardian. Minimum English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 (overall band) or equivalent by Pearson, Cambridge, or TOEFL.

Prior to commencement, international students intending to travel to Australia must secure a student visa or temporary graduate visa. Where a student has received a CoE and visa but cannot travel to Australia, the course may commence online. Students may choose to undertake the
course online outside Australia with no visa and no Certificate of Enrolment (CoE), to build a bank of AQF credits (#QualBanking) before applying for a student or temporary graduate visa.

Students will submit a pre-training assessment review to assess if the course is appropriate for their interests and abilities, plus an LLN test to determine learner needs. Additional requirements will be arranged at this point.

Units of Study

In order to achieve the BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management, students must satisfactorily complete 12 units of competency: 8 core units plus 4 elective units.

Core Units

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

Elective Units

BSBPMG538 Manage project stakeholder engagement
BSBPMG537 Manage project procurement
BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence
BCBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others

Additional Information

Course Delivery

The Capital College materials fee provides all required texts for this course, plus access to our student portal and online tools. The sequencing of delivery is:

  1. Reading course texts (online) and other learning materials;
  2. Attending face-to-face classes (currently replaced by webinars);
  3. Attending to online quizzes and case studies;
  4. Applying learning in context outside of the classroom;
  5. Online forums for information.

The following learning techniques are employed:

  1. Trainer presentations & demonstrations;
  2. Individual tasks;
  3. Contextualised case studies;
  4. Quizzes;
  5. Research;
  6. Role-plays; and
  7. Practical group work.

RPL & Credit Transfer

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)

You may be eligible for RPL if you have sufficient life or work experience to meet the requirements of one or more whole units of competency within this qualification. A fee will be quoted on application.

We recognise all Australian Qualification Framework Certificates and Statements of Attainment issued by other Registered Training Organisations in Australia. You will need to provide the original Certificate or Statement of Attainment (or a certified copy).
We charge no fee on applications for Credit Transfer under National Recognition. All applications for RPL or Credit Transfer must be made prior to the commencement of the course.

RPL assessment attracts a fee for the assessment of each unit.


Assessment will take place at a Capital College campus, or online.

Written projects will be completed by students in their own time.

All activities will be conducted by duly accredited assessors.

Assessors will provide detail of all assessment requirements in advance.

Three assessment attempts will be provided, with support. If satisfactory competence is not observed, the student may be advised to enrol in further relevant training.

What to Study Next?

Students who successfully complete this course may progress onto other courses such as a Diploma of Business, a Diploma of Leadership and Management, or an Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management.

Upon successful completion of the 12 units of competency in this course, students will be issued the Diploma of Project Management qualification.

If a student does not complete the full qualification but has successfully achieved units, a Statement of Attainment will be issued upon request by the student, indicating the units completed. Graduates may be eligible for credit towards a university and/or guaranteed entry to a top Australian University.

Capital College has also secured articulation pathways with several leading higher education institutes- learn more and check out our list of partner universities.

Studying with Capital College

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Why Capital College?

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Job Ready Pathways

Whether you’re living abroad, studying online or already in Australia, our education pathways are a fully customisable way to chart your course.

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