Diploma of Project Management

BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management

Diploma of Project Management is designed for people wanting to succeed in delivering projects across a number of industries in a variety of context such as leading new growth strategies, changing systems, restructuring teams or launching marketing events.

Develop the knowledge and skills to effectively lead a project through from start to finish - including all aspects of a project from budget setting and tracking progress to managing development, controlling communication and managing human resources.

Through our expert trainers and real-life case study approach, our graduates are job-ready faster.

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Entry Requirements

  • All students must be 18 years or older at the commencement of their course

  • Students must have successfully completed Australian Year 12 or overseas equivalent to Australian Year 12

  • All students must have a minimum English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent OR

  • Have successfully completed Western Star Academy: General English (Upper-Intermediate Level 10weeks)

  • Direct entry to students on passing Western Star Academy Placement Test

Course Duration


Course Structure



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

Career Opportunities:
Project Leader, Project Team Leader, Project Contract Manager

Training Arrangement

Students are expected to attend classes for a total of 14 hours per week, along with an additional 6hours of structured online study. Furthermore, students are required to dedicate approximately 5 hours per week to additional study, which includes general reading and research for assessments.

Course Fees

Enrolment fee: $300 (non-refundable to be paid on application)

Material fees : $300

Course fees: Total cost is AUD $ 13,500

Non-Tuition fees: May apply and can be found in our International Student Handbook on our web site.

Assessment Method

Assessment is structured throughout the course. If students are unable to achieve competency, additional support is provided through mentoring and access to re-assessment as outlined in our policies and procedures. Western Star Academy will assist students to find a work placement. However, students may also organise their own work placements. Student work placement will be discussed in detail once student starts course.Assessment requires achievement across all tasks to demonstrate competence and includes:

  • Direct Observation: Students may be observed in simulated off-the-job situations that closely resemble real workplace scenarios.

  • Product-Based Methods: Assessment includes reports, displays, work samples, role plays, and presentations created by students.

  • Portfolio: Students compile written documents, photographs, videos, or logbooks to showcase their learning and progress.

  • Questioning: Assessment involves written or oral questioning, as well as conducting interviews and surveys to evaluate student knowledge and understanding.

Course Credit

Student can apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning. If student is granted course credit, this will affect course fees as well as the duration of the course. College will advise student in writing of changes to fees or course duration as a result of the credit. Student will also be issued with a new Confirmation of Enrolment.
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