Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

*Description: Course code BSB41515

This qualification is suitable for autonomous individuals who identify and apply project management skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts. Job titles for these roles may include contracts officers, project administrators, quality officers and small business operators.

Individuals in these roles might be members of a project team, with no direct responsibility for overall project outcomes. Primarily, these roles would support wider project operations. They may use project tools and methodologies selectively to support organisational or business activities.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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

Related occupations

The following occupations relate to this qualification.

Project administrator/coordinator

Individuals who identify and apply project management skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts. They may be members of a project team but with no direct responsibility for the overall project outcomes. They support project operations in one or more roles and under direction may also use project tools and methodologies selectively to support organisational or business activities. They take responsibility for their own outputs in terms of organisational and project quality requirements,

Project analyst

Individuals who identify and apply project management skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts. They may be members of a project team but with no direct responsibility for the overall project outcomes. They support project operations in one or more roles and under direction may also use project tools and methodologies selectively to support organisational or business activities. They take responsibility for their own outputs in terms of organisational and project quality requirements,

Project officer

Project Officers assist Project Managers in the planning and ongoing administration of projects and programs. They help to manage key relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Responsibilities are broad, and may include implementing the strategic, financial, operational and technological components of a project.

Project records officer

Individuals who identify and apply project management skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts. They may be members of a project team but with no direct responsibility for the overall project outcomes. They support project operations in one or more roles and under direction may also use project tools and methodologies selectively to support organisational or business activities. They take responsibility for their own outputs in terms of organisational and project quality requirements,

Related industry sectors

The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

Advertising and Marketing

This sector covers activities related to bringing a product (or service) to the attention of potential and current customers, and meeting the needs of customers.

Business Administration

This sector covers the establishment and maintenance of procedures, records, and regulations for commercial activities. For qualifications relating to specific aspects of business administration, use the headings Governance, Human Resource Management, Occupational Health & Safety, Purchasing and Procurement, Quality Auditing, or Recordkeeping.

Community Services

This sector covers a range of social support services, including children's and youth services, aged care assistance, disability services and counselling. For qualifications relating to specific aspects of community services, use the headings Advice and Counselling, Aged Care and Disability, Alcohol and Other Drugs, Child Protection, Children's Services, Community Services Management, Employment Services, Juvenile Justice, Mental Health, Social Housing, Volunteers, or Youth Work.

Education Administration

This sector covers a broad range of administrative competencies in an educational or school support work context.

Financial Services

This sector covers services provided by the finance industry, including conveyancing, credit management, mercantile agents and trustees. For qualifications relating to specific aspects of financial services, use the headings Accounting and Bookkeeping, Broking, Financial Planning, Insurance, Superannuation, or Workers Compensation.

Public Administration

This sector covers the organization of government policies and programmes which are carried out by public servants at all levels of government.

Retail Services

This sector covers the display and sale of new or used goods to consumers for personal or household consumption. For qualifications relating to specific aspects of retail, use the headings Community Pharmacy, Retail Management, or Wholesale Operations.

Entry requirements

Nil

Course format

The course will consist of completion and assessment of 9 x units of competency.

*Information from the My Skills website: http://www.myskills.gov.au/courses/details?Code=BSB41515