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The time it will take to develop competency in the units that form this qualification is dependent on existing skills and experience, as well as individual learning style.
Typically, to complete within the specified course duration, it is recommended that students commit approximately 10 hours per week to developing their competency through a range of learning, work-based skills testing and assessment activities.
Assessments are completed in the student’s own time and may include practical exercises and evaluative tools.
To offer maximum flexibility for individuals and organisations, the BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice is available for study fully online.
AIM provides a self-paced online study approach for VET qualifications. While this method of learning provides a flexible approach that can help integrate personal and work schedules, it’s important to study consistently to achieve your goals within the course duration. To help you stay on track all participants in AIM courses are provided with an individual training plan. This plan is a great project baseline for your learning, and benchmark for your progress.
The BSB40920 - Certificate IV in Project Management Practice qualification uses the myAIM learning platform to provide interactive learning content, online textbook access, support forums, and access to live virtually delivered seminars, drop-in coaching sessions, and assessment workshops, all completely online. Further support is available from assigned trainers via email and by appointment. Additional information about the study materials, course duration, and support are provided to new students via online orientation sessions.
If you have several people wanting to study the BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice, AIM can develop a program for your organisation including contextualising it to your own business or industry.
The course structure for each delivery mode may vary slightly, so please speak with a Senior Training Advisor on 1300 658 337.
Within the AIM assessment model, competency is demonstrated through answering knowledge questions and completing workplace-based practical assessment tasks. These tasks may include the need to utilise workplace-based activities involving others or participation in role plays, which will need to be videoed as part of the assessment evidence. You may be expected to source and research additional materials as part of your study.
Units of Competency
These units of competency have been developed in consultation with industry experts along with our facilitators who draw upon real-life case studies and examples to ensure the knowledge you gain is practical and applicable to your role.
This table below reflects the core units (C) and pre-selected elective units (E) of this course.
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|Apply project scope management techniques (C) – identify objectives, deliverables, constraints, assumptions and outcomes, and apply controls.|
|Apply project time management techniques (C) – develop, maintain and evaluate project schedules.|
|Apply project quality management techniques (C) – contribute to quality planning, procedures and continuous improvement to enhance project outcomes.|
|Apply project cost management techniques (E) – assist in producing a project budget, monitor expenditure and contribute to cost finalisation.|
|Apply project human resources management approaches (E) – understand staffing requirements, identify training needs and resolve conflict.|
|Apply project information management and communications techniques (E) – provide a critical link between people and information at all stages of the project.|
|Apply project risk management techniques (E) – plan for risk, control risk and review associated outcomes.|
|Apply project procurement procedures (E) – identify procurement requirements, supplier selection, and conduct procurement and finalisation activities.|
|Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques (E) – ensure timely involvement of key stakeholders throughout the project.|
Completing the BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice gives you the opportunity to explore further qualification opportunities such as the BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management.
For more information, speak to one of our Senior Training Advisors on 1300 658 337.
To be eligible for enrolment at AIM into the BSB40920 - Certificate IV in Project Management Practice you must:
- have a minimum of two years equivalent full-time workplace experience
- be 18 years of age or older at the time of enrolment
- be technologically literate and have access to the Microsoft Office suite or equivalent
- have continuous internet access
- have access to a workplace
- have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) number (you can receive a USI or check if you already have one by visiting www.usi.gov.au/students/get-a-usi)
- have the ability to read and write English and display numeracy skills to at least Year 10 level.
Find out more about the AIM Student Entry Procedure.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Recognition of skills and knowledge gained through previous studies, work and life experiences may be used to award competency for Units of Competency within this qualification. Read more on Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer or call 1300 658 337.
How to Enrol
Complete the enquiry form below or call 1300 658 337 to learn more about the following payment options and tuition fees.
- Pay upfront for the full cost of your qualification in one easy payment.
- Defer all or part of your tuition fees with flexible payment options through AIM's finance partner, zipMoney.
- Funding options may be available in your state, please contact us for more information.