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BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management

National ID: BSB51415 State ID: AVW5
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This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

All businesses need project managers

This course builds on the skills gained in the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice. It will give you the essential skills and knowledge of current project management practices.

The Diploma allows you to expand and extend your already existing management skills with units that will teach you an understanding of management in many fields. Completing this qualification will help you in a career as a contract coordinator, project manager, quality administrator or risk management professional.

Keen to get started? We offer this course online.


This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills program, from 1 January 2021 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.


Some of our Online courses can be done completely online. However, some of the courses require a practical component or assessment that can't be done online, and some may be a mix of online and on campus learning. We’ll let you know what's required for your course. For all the details and a full list of Online courses, check out the Online study and application(opens in a new tab)  page.

Eager to get the Diploma of Project Management but short on time? You can undertake an intensive program where you attend classes for five days on campus and have twelve weeks to submit your assessment based on a workplace project. You must be employed in a Project Management role to apply.
How to apply email

  • Apply scope management
  • Managing people
  • Managing operational plans
  • Time management techniques
  • Project costs and budgets
  • Risk management
  • Information and communication techniques
  • Quality management

I have the following attributes:

  • Able to interact and communicate with people effectively
  • Motivated
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Able to multitask
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

Please note that school leavers or those with little work experience may wish to consider commencing their training in this field by first completing the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice.

This qualification is not suitable for school leavers as it reflects the role of individuals in project leadership and management roles  who are responsible for applying management skills and knowledge to their work. Students should have a significant work history to draw on to be able to relate to the course content.

National qualifications are updated regularly and the transition to the new qualifications may result in additional studies. 
If you have any concerns or questions in relation to these changes, please contact the learning area for further information.

Other job titles may include:

  • Project Leader | Project Team Leader
  • Project Contract Manager
  • Project Manager (industry specific)
  • Project Coordinator

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

Successful completion of the Diploma of Project Management can open up a range of further study options and may help you gain entry and/or advanced standing towards a university degree.

Study options and next steps

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Semester 1, 2022

Perth - Online - Term 1 Intake

Duration 3 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2022
Where Perth
How Online - Term 1 Intake
Tuition fee Resource fee Total fee
General $793.80 $45.00 $838.80
Concession $235.20 $45.00 $280.20

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have already been applied to the Tuition fees displayed above.  Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types.  They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students.  Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822


Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2021 (fees are subject to change in 2022). Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T  1300 300 822

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