Time & Workload Management

All States

1215 - 1335 Hours Duration

Priority Management Australia is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO number:90911) and issues nationally recognised qualifications and statements of attainment.

This course is also recognised by the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) and the Project Management Institute (PMI)

10552NAT CERT III in Project Administration

This qualification is suitable for people who work on or are involved in projects but don’t manage or supervise the project. Assessment via RPL and RCC is suitable for those who have experience in working on a project or administering project documentation and logistics. To achieve the qualification, 10552NAT Certificate III in Project Administration, the learner must be assessed as competent in 12 units; 9 core and 3 electives.

Outcomes

People successfully completing this qualification will have the skills and knowledge to administer a project under the direction of a project manager. The knowledge and skills provided by this course will allow the learner to assist the project manager and supervisors in the many and various elements of Project Management.

Learners must complete 12 units; 9 Core and 3 Electives.

 

PJACSM301 (core)            Contribute to project scope management

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to contribute to the project’s scope by assisting with identifying its objectives, deliverables, constraints, assumptions and outcomes; and by assisting in applying controls once the project has commenced.

 

PJACTM301(core)             Contribute to project time management

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist with project scheduling activities, apply and monitor the agreed project schedule, and assist in evaluating the effectiveness of time management for the project.

 

PJACQM301 (core)           Contribute to project quality management

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to enhance project outcomes through contributing to quality planning, applying quality policies and procedures, and contributing to continuous improvement in projects.

 

PJACCM301 (core)            Contribute to project cost management

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to contribute to tracking the project’s costs against its budget. By assisting with identifying its cost centres and suppliers and by reporting expenditure when it occurs.

 

PJACHM301(core)            Contribute to project HR management

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist with aspects of human resource 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.

 

PJACMM301 (core)          Contribute to project communications management

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to contribute to the project’s communications by assisting with identifying its objectives, deliverables, constraints, assumptions and outcomes; and by assisting in communicating the progress of the project to stakeholders and project team members.

 

PJACRM301(core)             Contribute to project risk management

This unit describes the performance outcomes, 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.

 

PJACPM301(core)             Contribute to project procurement management

This unit describes the performance outcomes, 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.

 

BSBWHS307 (core)           Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to understand work health and safety (WHS) laws, and comply with them in one’s own workplace.

 

BSBFLM303 (elective)      Contribute to effective workplace relationships;

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to gather information and maintain effective relationships and networks, with particular regard to communication and representation.

 

BSBFLM309 (elective)      Support continuous improvement systems and processes;

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support the organisation’s continuous improvement systems and processes. Particular emphasis is on actively encouraging the team to participate in the process, monitoring and reporting on specified outcomes and supporting opportunities for further improvements.

 

BSBFLM311 (elective)      Support a workplace learning environment;

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively encourage and support a learning environment. Particular emphasis is on participation in processes to facilitate and promote learning and to monitor and improve learning performance.

 

BSBFLM312 (elective)      Contribute to team effectiveness;

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the effectiveness of the work team. It involves planning with the team to meet expected outcomes, developing team cohesion, participating in and facilitating the work team, and communicating with the management of the organisation.

 

BSBWOR301 (elective)    Organise personal work priorities and development;

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise own work schedules, to monitor and obtain feedback on work performance and to maintain required levels of competence.

 

BSBWRT301 (elective)     Write simple documents

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, draft and finalise a basic document. It applies to individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in various work contexts and may exercise some discretion and judgement to produce a range of workplace documentation.

 

BSBADM307 (elective)     Organise Schedules.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage appointments and diaries for personnel within an organisation, using manual and electronic diaries, schedules and other appointment systems.

It applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who provide administrative support to teams and individuals.

Many people start their project management career by assisting project teams in the administration of a project.  This qualification is an entry level qualification for people becoming involved in projects. It is aimed at:

  • learners with no project experience
  • workers with some experience of projects and who are now being asked to administer components of projects
  • clerical staff / administrators who now need to monitor and report on projects.

 

This course is intended to provide participants with a range of knowledge, and skills to perform the following functions associated with Project Management, including:

  • Project team member
  • Executive/Administrative assistant
  • Project support member
  • Project records assistant
  • Project administration
  • Project Procurement
  • Project scheduling
  • Contract Management.

 

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

  • A preference to become involved in Project-related activity
  • Vocational experience in project-based work.
  • Work experience in operational work that can be applied to Project work.

 

After achieving this qualification candidates may undertake the following training in order to progress into project management:

  • BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice, and / or
  • BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management

When undertaking this course, learners should have literacy and numeracy levels at least equivalent to Level 3.0 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). Learners should have learning skills at ACSF level 4.02 or higher. They should be able to work independently; to investigate, identify and evaluate knowledge; and to learn in a team environment, including some mentoring of others.

Further information on ACSF levels can be found at https://www.employment.gov.au/australian-core-skills-framework

Learning support is available as required. Please contact Priority Management to discuss your needs.

The format of this qualification is a blend of face to face training, with coaching support, Webinar sessions and students gathering evidence from day to day work over a period of up to 2 years.

 

Supervised hours

50 hours of face-to-face training comprising:

  • orientation meeting – 2 hours
  • Project Planning Breakthroughs course (PPB) – 24 hours over three days
  • Fundamentals of Microsoft Project course (FMSP) – 8 hours
  • Working Sm@rt with Microsoft Project course (WSMSP) – 8 hours
  • Working Sm@rt with Microsoft Outlook course (WSMO) – 8 hours
  • Optional: additional courses in Negotiating (16 hours), Microsoft Excel (8 hours), Influencing (8 hours), Working Sm@rt in Microsoft Teams (8 hours), Microsoft OneNote (5 hours)

 

8 x 2-hour webinars per year = 16 hours per year (2 years)

 

Consultation with trainer/assessor – 8 hours per month (approx.)

 

Unsupervised hours

12 hours per week at the workplace working on live projects and gathering evidence – 44 weeks = 528 hours per year (2 years)

 

Total hours to be in the range of 1215-1335 hours.

  • Project Planning Breakthrough
  • Working Smart with Microsoft Project
  • Project Fundamentals
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