|BSB41513||Certificate IV in Project Management Practice|
|Nominal Study Hours||400 hours|
|Qualification Level||Certificate IV|
|Course Duration||6 months full time or up to 12 months part time|
Professionals across a broad range of corporate and government sectors are increasingly required to manage multiple priorities and be disciplined in their approach to project-based activities within their organisations.
This nationally recognised qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. Typically, at this level, they may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.
The Certificate IV in Project Management Practice offered by ANIBT has been designed to equip students with best practice project management skills and knowledge to ensure that projects deliver the outcomes an organisation requires.
It will provide a working knowledge of project management principles and processes, along with an understanding of project management methodologies and application of tools, techniques and methods.
Whether you are a practising project team member, an aspiring or recently appointed Project Manager or a business / technical professional working in a project environment and requiring more in-depth knowledge of project management, this will be an excellent qualification for you.
The Certificate IV in Project Management qualification offered by ANIBT is made up of 8 units of competency. These consist of 9 units 3 core units and 6 of the 7 elective units as outlined below:
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|BSBPMG409||Apply Project Scope management techniques|
|BSBPMG410||Apply Project Time management techniques|
|BSBPMG411||Apply Project Quality management techniques|
|BSBPMG413||Apply Project Human Resource management approaches|
|BSBPMG414||Apply Project information management and Communication techniques|
|BSBPMG415||Apply Project Risk management techniques|
|BSBPMG416||Apply Project Procurement procedures|
|BSBPMG412||Apply Project Cost management techniques|
|BSBPMG417||Apply Project life cycle management processes|
|BSBPMG418||Apply Project stakeholder engagement techniques|
ANIBT may change the elective units based on industry, student needs and trainer availability.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the control of a project's scope by assisting with identifying its objectives, deliverables, constraints, assumptions and outcomes; and by applying controls once the project has commenced.
It applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with project scheduling activities, apply and monitor the agreed project schedule, and evaluate the effectiveness of time management for the project.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to enhance project outcomes by contributing to quality planning, applying quality policies and procedures, and contributing to continuous improvement in projects
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist in producing a project budget, to monitor project expenditure and contribute to cost finalisation processes.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with aspects of human resources management of a project. It involves establishing human resource requirements, identifying the learning and development needs of people working on the project, facilitating these needs being met, and resolving conflict in the team.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a critical link between people, ideas and information at all stages in the project life cycle. It involves assisting the project team to plan communications, communicating information related to the project, and reviewing communications.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with aspects of risk management in a project. It specifically involves planning for, controlling and reviewing risks associated with the project, and assisting in this process where required.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with procurement for a project. It involves identifying procurement requirements, assisting with supplier selection, conducting procurement activities, and assisting with procurement finalisation activities for the project.
It applies to individuals who are project practitioners working in a project support role. The individual may be operating in a large or small organisation, and applying skills in the context of enterprise projects.
The project practitioner may be part of a project team under the direction of a project manager, or may work as part of a smaller scale, self-directed team.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist in implementing project life cycle management processes.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist in managing stakeholder relationships during a project. It involves ensuring timely and appropriate involvement of key individuals, organisations and groups throughout the project.
ANIBT may change the elective units based on industry, student needs and trainer availability.
A wide variety of assessments methods will be employed to assess student competence in each unit. These include but are not limited to:
- Demonstration and observation
- Review questions and answers
- Group assignments
- Individual projects / portfolios
- Group major projects / portfolios
- Case studies
- Role plays
- Class participation
It is highly recommended that students are currently in a workplace or have access to a workplace for this course.
For Certificate IV level courses, the recommended minimum level of education is Higher School Certificate or equivalent or relevant qualification (at Certificate III or above) or relevant vocational experience.
In addition, students may enter the qualification through a number of entry points demonstrating the potential to undertake vocational education and training at Certificate IV level including:
- after achieving the BSB30107 Certificate III in Business or other relevant qualification/s;
- providing evidence of competency in the majority of units required for the BSB30107 Certificate III in Business or other relevant qualification/s;
- extensive vocational experience in project-based work without a formal project management qualification.
For International Students
Please check with the Australian Department of Home Affairs (DHA) regarding international students enrolling into any online only based qualifications.
The Australian government publishes rules for English language proficiency for international students applying for entry to vocational training. You should establish your country’s assessment level by reading the DHA rules at www.homeaffairs.gov.au. Be aware that the rules are subject to change from time to time.
Generally, to demonstrate English language proficiency for doing a Certificate or Diploma course, an international student needs one of the following test scores:
|Cambridge||5.B2 – 160-179|
ANIBT also accepts completion of a recognised equivalent English preparation course from an accredited ELICOS provider. Admission may be approved if the language of instruction in the student’s home country is English or if English has been the language spoken in the student’s home.
Overseas students who do not provide a satisfactory score from an English test recognised by DHA will be interviewed to ascertain their language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.
All students must complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test at ANIBT as part of the registration process.
If necessary, the student will need to complete an English language course at ANIBT before being admitted to a vocational training Certificate or Diploma course.
Note: ANIBT may establish student’s English language proficiency appropriateness’ level if:
- The student has completed 1-year study which is taught in English
- The student has successfully completed ELICOS course and the level is equivalent to IELTS 5.5
- The student passes ANCE English assessment test, under supervision by ANIBT or ANIBT representative
agents (does not apply to offshore direct-application).
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised qualification
BSB41507 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice issued by the Australian National Institute of Business and Technology Pty Ltd (ANIBT).
The Australian National Institute of Business and Technology Pty Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation (Provider number: 21368) registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).
ANIBT’s programs allow participants to undertake their studies in a variety of flexible ways including:
- Computer generated supervised learning*
ANIBT has regular intakes for its classroom based courses as follows:
*delivery modes available for INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
January Term 1 intake
April Term 2 intake
July Term 3 intake
October Term 4 intake
Please contact ANIBT to discuss your specific study and qualification requirements and how we can tailor a program to suit your specific requirements.
After successful completion of your Certificate IV, you will have many other study options available to you. These may include the Diploma of Project Management or a range of many other Diploma and Advanced Diploma qualifications.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by taking into account previous training, employment experience or other life skills that directly relate to the competencies the Unit of competency is assessing.
Please contact ANIBT directly on +61 3 9620 2922 to discuss your previous experiences and we will be able to guide you through the RPL process.
Credit Transfer (CT)
Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by taking into account previous studies. ANIBT recognises AQTF registered organisations for credit transfers.
Please contact ANIBT directly on +61 3 9620 2922 to discuss your previous studies and we will be able to guide you through the credit transfer process.
It is expected that all students will have access to their own personal computer and the internet. This is essential for regular research and also on-line based assessment work throughout the course.