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BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

National ID: BSB40920 State ID: BFT2
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Diversify your business career with project management skills.

Looking to improve your project fundamentals and project coordination!

Project administrators are responsible for coordinating all aspects of a project, from developing a plan or framework, through to communications, resourcing, staffing and delegation within a specified budget and timeframe. Project administrators are a key asset of many organisations across a wide range of industries. 

This course provides you with project management skills that can be applied to both small and large-scale projects. You will learn about project scope and timeline development, quality control measures, resource, costing, data and risk management, as well as engaging and communicating with a wide range of stakeholders

Throughout this course, you will gain skills in: 

  • Project scope and timeline development 
  • Quality control measures, resources and costing 
  • Risk management 
  • Stakeholder engagement and communication 
  • Project lifecycle facilitation 
  • Data management using Microsoft Excel 

Students will gain skills in project management and be able to apply them to both small and large scale projects working as a project team member. 

  • You have a minimum of two years’ work experience 
  • You are a trainee aiming to develop the knowledge and skills required for project coordination 

This qualification is primarily offered online, with fortnightly group online tutorial sessions as well as individual tutorial support when needed. If you are completing this course through your workplace, you will have access to mentors for additional support while at work. 


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 initiative, from 1 January 2020 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. For full details see our Half price courses page.

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills courses, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your training.

Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.

In order to study this course at North Regional TAFE, students must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Have some administrative experience
  • Have good numeracy skills
  • Students must be able to use a computer

All prospective students are required to undertake an individual pre-enrolment interview to ensure that the program is likely to meet their needs in terms of content and outcomes, level, and learning and assessment methods.

The pre-enrolment meeting is also designed to determine:

  • the applicant’s existing knowledge, skills and level of experience applicable to this qualification
  • the amount of training, including additional training support the applicant will require
  • any other support services that will be required by the applicant


National ID Unit title
BSBPMG420 Apply project scope management techniques
BSBPMG421 Apply project time management techniques
BSBPMG422 Apply project quality management techniques


National ID Unit title
BSBPMG423 Apply project cost management techniques
BSBPMG425 Apply project information management and communications techniques
BSBPMG426 Apply project risk management techniques
BSBPMG427 Apply project procurement procedures
BSBPMG428 Apply project life cycle management processes
BSBPMG429 Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques

This qualification prepares you for roles such as: 

  • Project administrator
  • Contracts officers
  • Quality officers
  • Project coordinator

Job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab) or Jobs and Skills WA(opens in a new tab)



Tuition fee*

Resource fee

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Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2023
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Delivery locations and study options

Duration 1 year
When Date: 2023
Where Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus

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