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.

Core unit overview

  • BSBPMG420 Apply project scope management techniques – identify objectives, deliverables, constraints, assumptions and outcomes, and apply controls.
  • BSBPMG421 Apply project time management techniques – develop, maintain and evaluate project schedules.
  • BSBPMG422 Apply project quality management techniques – contribute to quality planning, procedures and continuous improvement to enhance project outcomes.

Pre-selected elective unit overview

  • BSBPMG423 Apply project cost management techniques – assist in producing a project budget, monitor expenditure and contribute to cost finalisation.
  • BSBPMG424 Apply project human resources management approaches – understand staffing requirements, identify training needs and resolve conflict.
  • BSBPMG425 Apply project information management and communications techniques – provide a critical link between people and information at all stages of the project.
  • BSBPMG426 Apply project risk management techniques – plan for risk, control risk and review associated outcomes.
  • BSBPMG427 Apply project procurement procedures – identify procurement requirements, supplier selection, and conduct procurement and finalisation activities.
  • BSBPMG429​ Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques – ensure timely involvement of key stakeholders throughout the project.

Study Options

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.

Online Delivery - Online Study and support through self-paced, online modules

Studying online has never been easier or more convenient than through AIM’s state-of-the-art virtual campus, myAIM. Via the portal myAIM, students gain access to online learning materials, recorded webinars for content and assessments, case studies, ebooks, learning tasks, videos, resources and practice questions, all working to guiding and training the learner to successfully complete the course requirements. You can take each step of your qualification at your own pace, connect with others in online forums, and receive online learning support from AIM’s Student Support and Coaching Services teams.

Corporate Workshops

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.

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Additional Information

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.

Entry requirements – To enrol in this course, you must be 18 years of age at time of enrolment; and demonstrate during the enrolment process that you have the skills and capability to succeed in the course as described in the Student Entry Criteria. Students are required to have a unique email address and a USI – unique student identifier. To succeed in this course, you should have an education level of year 10 (or equivalent) or Certificate III – if not, you will need to meet the requirements in the admissions checklist, experience in the project management work environment and access to a workplace, be technologically literate with the ability to use word processing applications, have continuous internet access, be proficient in English – if English is not your first language, receive a satisfactory assessment in core LLN skills assessment.

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 - Find out how to enrol and about our Student Entry Procedure.

Payment Options - Complete the enquiry form below or call 1300 658 337 to learn more about the following payment options and tuition fees.

  1. Pay upfront for the full cost of your qualification in one easy payment.
  2. Defer all or part of your tuition fees with flexible payment options through AIM's finance partner, zipMoney.
  3. Funding options may be available in your state, please contact us for more information.