Time & Workload Management

All States

1506 - 1551 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). Graduates of both Priority Management’s Working Smart with Microsoft Project and Project Planning Breakthroughs courses can obtain Professional Development Units in order to maintain currency in Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and Project Management Professional (PMP) qualifications issued by PMI.

BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

To achieve the qualification, BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice, the learner must be assessed as competent in nine units; three Core and six Electives.

Outcomes

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

Learners must complete nine units; three Core and six Electives.

 

BSBPMG409 Apply project scope management techniques (core)

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.

 

BSBPMG410 Apply project time management techniques (core)

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.

 

BSBPMG411 Apply project quality management techniques (core)

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.

 

BSBPMG412 Apply project cost management techniques (elective)

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.

 

BSBPMG413 Apply project human resources management approaches (elective)

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.

 

BSBPMG414 Apply project information management and communications techniques (elective)

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.

 

BSBPMG415 Apply project risk management techniques (elective)

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.

 

BSBPMG416 Apply project procurement procedures (elective)

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.

BSBPMG418 Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques (elective)

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.

The following elective units are part of this qualification but are NOT offered by Priority Management. Certified Statements of Attainment for these units will be accepted as evidence for the purpose of RPL.

The following elective units are part of this qualification but are NOT offered by Priority Management. Certified Statements of Attainment for these units will be accepted as evidence for the purpose of RPL.

BSBPMG417 Apply project life cycle management processes

BSBADM405 Organise meetings

BSBCUE405 Survey stakeholders to gather and record information

BSBLEG415 Apply the principles of contract law

BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

CPPDSM4047 Implement and monitor procurement process

MSMENV472 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

PSPETH002 Uphold and support the values and principles of public service

BSBXBD401 Capture and store big data

BSBXBD402 Test big data samples

BSBXBD403 Analyse big data

BSBXBD404 Use big data for operational decision making

BSBXBD405 Develop procedures for managing big data

BSBXBD406 Present big data insights

BSBXBD407 Protect big data integrity

BSBXBD408 Implement and review procedures for managing big data

BSBXCS401 Maintain security of digital devices

BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and practices

BSBXCS403 Contribute to cyber security threat assessments

BSBXCS404 Contribute to cyber security risk management

BSBXCS405 Contribute to cyber security incident responses

PSPGEN043 Apply government processes

BSB41515 CERT IV Project Management Practice is suitable for people who are involved in projects but don’t manage the project. Assessment via RPL and RCC is suitable for those who have experience in working on or managing a project.

This qualification is an intermediate level qualification for people required to supervise components of a project. It is aimed at:

  • learners with some project experience
  • workers with project experience who are now being asked to supervise components of projects and liaise directly with clerical staff
  • administrators who 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 members
  • Learners
  • Executive/Administrative assistants
  • Project support members
  • Project records assistants
  • Project assistant
  • Assist in Project Procurement, Schedules, Contract Management, etc.

 

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.
  • 10552NAT Certificate III in Project Administration

 

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

  • 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 hours50 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)

     

    14 hours per week at the workplace working on live projects and gathering evidence – 44 weeks = 616 hours per year (2 years)

     

    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 1506-1551 hours.

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