BSB51415 - Diploma of Project Management

A capable project manager? Get recognised for your skills now.

If you're an experienced Project Manager responsible for managing the scope, time, quality, cost, and risk of projects, then it's possible for you to achieve your Diploma of Project Management via RPL. Achieve professional recognition and improve your employment opportunities.

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Yes. Because all of our qualifications are issued by reputable RTOs and contain the nationally recognised training logo, they each verify that a candidate has met the Units of Competency required to work in their industry occupation. These qualifications do not indicate how you have obtained the qualification (i.e. through RPL), and are exactly the same as a qualification received from a training provider through any other means.

Get Qualified Australia allows you up 3 months to complete the RPL process, however the actual duration is dependent on the length of time it takes you to provide your evidence. While this is generally 4 weeks, the quicker you submit your evidence, the sooner the process will be completed.

Once all the required evidence has been submitted and your evidence has been assessed, the RTO will then review and issue your qualification within 2-4 weeks, provided that no further evidence is required. This makes it possible for you to achieve your qualification in as little as 1 month, and up to 3 months.

Requests for extensions beyond the allotted 3 month period will be considered on an individual case basis.

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Other people might use their qualification to improve visa or migration prospects, access postgraduate study, open up their own businesses, meet regulatory requirements, or obtain a licence in their industry or occupation.

Please note that while our qualifications may help you meet minimum licensing requirements, only your state’s relevant licensing authority may issue you your licence. For more information about trades licensing, click here.

Total number of units = 12 

8 core units  plus

4 elective units, of which: 

  • 4 elective units  may be selected from the elective units listed below or any endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Diploma level or higher.


Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome. They must not include the choice of the unit BSBPMG522 Undertake project work.


Core Units 

Unit Code

Unit Title


Manage project scope


Manage project time


Manage project quality


Manage project cost


Manage project human resources


Manage project information and communication


Manage project risk


Manage project integration


Elective Units 

Unit Code

Unit Title


Manage an information or knowledge management system


Build and sustain an innovative work environment


Facilitate continuous improvement


Manage project procurement


Manage project stakeholder engagement


Manage project governance


Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability


Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems


Manage personal work priorities and professional development


Lead and manage team effectiveness


Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise


Verify client business requirements


Develop strategies for more sustainable use of resources


Promote the values and ethos of public service


Not Available

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Visit Get Qualified Australia’s Trade Licensing page for more information surrounding licensing

  • Get Qualified Australia Institute - Provider Code 41094

  • Asset Training Australia - Provider Code 31718

  • Australia Institute of Business and Technology  - Provider Code 41138

  • Major Training Group - Provider Code 6139

  • Major Training Services Pty Ltd  - Provider Code 90748

  • National Training - Provider Code 21792

  • Priority Management Australia Pty Ltd - Provider Code 90911

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