BSB60720 Advanced Diploma of Program Management


BSB60720 Advanced Diploma of Program Management

RPL - $1687.50

Prices Include 25% Discount for Military & Emergency Services


Are you a business leader or specialised consultant looking to drive your organisation through change or improve group performance? If so, the BSB60720 Advanced Diploma of Program Management qualification is the perfect solution.

Designed for individuals with advanced cognitive and communication skills, this certification enables you to identify, analyse, and synthesise information from various sources and transfer your knowledge to others. You’ll also develop creative and conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.

With this certification, you can execute and monitor interrelated projects while implementing program governance, compliance, and risk management. It’s the perfect way to acknowledge your skills and take your career to the next level.

Don’t wait to enhance your leadership skills and become an expert in program management. Enrol in the BSB60720 Advanced Diploma of Program Management today and unlock your true potential!

This qualification is only available through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).


The BSB60720 Advanced Diploma of Program Management qualification can provide a number of career outcomes.

After receiving your qualification, you could explore some of the following roles:

  • Branch/Section Leader – Project Management
  • Project Manager
  • Project Manager – Construction/Health

This qualification acknowledges your experience in: 

  • Enabling program execution
  • Facilitating stakeholder engagement
  • Implementing program governance
  • Managing benefits

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 12

4 core units  plus

8 elective units,  of which:

  • 6 elective units must be selected from the elective units listed below
  • for the remaining 2 elective units:
  • up to 2 units may be selected from the elective units listed below
  • if not listed, up to 2 units may be selective from an Advanced Diploma or above, from this or any other currently endorsed Training Package qualification or accredited course
  • if not listed, 1 unit may be selected from a Diploma from this or any other currently endorsed Training Package qualification or accredited course.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core units

BSBPMG630 Enable program execution

BSBPMG634 Facilitate stakeholder engagement

BSBPMG635 Implement program governance

BSBPMG636 Manage benefits

Elective units

AHCBUS615 Implement a monitoring, evaluation and reporting program

BSBAUD601 Establish and manage compliance management systems

BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving

BSBFIN601 Manage organisational finances

BSBINS601 Manage knowledge and information

BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change

BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence

BSBPMG631 Manage program delivery

BSBPMG632 Manage program risk

BSBPMG633 Provide leadership for the program

BSBPMG637 Engage in collaborative alliances

BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement

BSBSUS601 Lead corporate social responsibility

ICTICT612 Develop contracts and manage contract performance

ICTICT616 Develop communities of practice

PSPMGT006 Develop a business case

The Advanced Diploma of Program Management (BSB60720) is a comprehensive qualification designed to prepare military and emergency services personnel for a seamless transition into the civilian workforce. This qualification is especially relevant given the evolving landscape of the Australian job market, where leadership, strategic planning, and program management skills are in high demand.

Australia’s employment landscape is experiencing a significant shift towards service industries, with a strong focus on health care, social assistance, professional, scientific and technical services, and education and training. These sectors are projected to contribute more than three-fifths of total employment growth through November 2026​. For military and emergency services personnel, this presents a unique opportunity to leverage their strategic planning, leadership, and crisis management skills in highly demanded roles.

The Australian job market continues to evolve, with an increase in demand for skilled professionals. The National Skills Commission forecasts 9 in 10 new jobs will require post-school education, with a significant portion of these roles demanding high-level skills​. This trend underscores the value of obtaining the Advanced Diploma of Program Management, which equips individuals with the expertise needed in today’s job market.

With Australia’s healthcare, social assistance, and professional services sectors leading in employment growth, there are abundant opportunities for individuals with the Advanced Diploma of Program Management. These sectors value the leadership, organisational, and strategic planning capabilities that military and emergency services personnel inherently possess. Additionally, the technical skills gained through the diploma can be applied in various roles, from project management to consulting, within these growing industries.

The Australian labour market is marked by a high demand for skilled labour, a trend expected to persist. The emphasis on post-school education in job projections indicates a significant skills gap that the Advanced Diploma of Program Management can help bridge​. This qualification offers a pathway to fulfilling and high-demand careers for military and emergency services personnel looking to transition into the civilian workforce.

The BSB60720 Advanced Diploma of Program Management provides military and emergency services personnel with a strategic advantage in the Australian job market. By aligning the skills and experiences gained from service with the demands of Australia’s fastest-growing industries, individuals can significantly enhance their employability and contribute meaningfully to the nation’s economic growth. The skills developed through this qualification will remain highly valued across multiple sectors as the employment landscape evolves.

3CIR is an authorised third party of Asset College (RTO #31718) in according with their policies we offer this course only through:

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
If you already have skills and experience relevant to this qualification, you may be eligible for RPL and receive your qualification with little or zero additional study. Contact us or complete an RPL Assessment Form to determine if this option is available to you. Watch our video here.

What is Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Recognition of Prior Learning is the process in which your professional experience is converted into nationally recognised qualifications. We assess your formal and non-formal learning to determine if you are eligible to receive certifications or reduce the study time needed to attain them… Find out more here

Welcome to 3CIR, your bridge to quality education. To ensure a seamless learning experience with us, we must understand and meet the technical requirements for our courses. The guidelines below provide the necessary information for setting up your device for optimal learning.

Essentials for Your Learning Journey

  1.     Hardware Specifications:

A contemporary computer system could be a PC, Mac, or tablet.
An inbuilt or external speaker and microphone for auditory activities.

  1.     Internet Connectivity:

An active internet connection is vital to access course materials, tutorials, and online resources. Please take a look at our detailed technical specs to know more about browser compatibility.

  1.     Software Specifications:

 Microsoft Office suite, including Word and PowerPoint. Alternatively, Mac or tablet users can utilize equivalent software.
For those relying on tablet applications, ‘Pages’ or similar apps can be used to create documents. However, please make sure you convert them to PDF format before submission.

Detailed Device Specifications

For Windows Users (PC / Laptop / Tablet):

Operating System: Windows 7 or newer.
Browser: Updated version of Google Chrome.
Essential Software: Microsoft Office (Version 2010 or higher)
The most recent versions of Adobe Flash Player & Adobe PDF Reader.

For Apple Mac Users:

Operating System: Mac OS X 10.6 or above.
Browser: The latest version of Chrome or Safari.
Essential Software: Microsoft Office tailored for Mac (Version 2010 or higher).
The most recent versions of Adobe Flash Player & Adobe PDF Reader.

For Android Device Users:

Operating System: Android’s newest version.
Browser: Updated version of Google Chrome.

For iPhone & iPad Users:

Operating System: Latest iOS version.
Browser: Updated version of Google Chrome.
Special Note: If you’re an iPad or iPhone user, you’ll need to use a PC, laptop, or Dropbox account to upload documents for submission.

Thank you for ensuring your system meets our technical requirements. This guarantees a smoother educational experience and ensures that you can make the most of the tools and resources 3CIR has to offer. Happy learning!

Choose the way you pay

Whether you’re studying online or obtaining your qualification through RPL, we provide several convenient options:

  • Direct Transfer
  • Credit
  • BPay
  • PayID
  • Paypal

To learn about your payment options, contact us today.

DVA Funding

If you’re currently discharged from service or are undertaking rehabilitation, you may be eligible for educational funding through DVA. Find out more.

Payment Plans

Break down the cost of your qualification through our easy Payment Plan options.

PAYRIGHT: Pays your qualification upfront and creates a manageable plan spread over your nominated timeframe with fortnightly or monthly payment options.

AFTERPAY: Pay your fee over 6 weeks. No interest and no fees when you pay on time. This payment method has a maximum limit amount of $2000. Please let us know if you want to pay with AfterPay, and we will send you a personal link.

Frequently asked questions

Why obtain the Advanced Diploma of Program Management?

There are many reasons why you should obtain the Advanced Diploma of Program Management. It’s is a highly sought-after qualification by employers. Companies are always looking for employees who have the ability to lead and manage programs effectively, and this diploma will verify your capabilities and help you stand out among other applicants.

What jobs can I get with an Advanced Diploma of Program Management?

There are a range of jobs that an Advanced Diploma of Program Management can prepare you for, including roles in project management, business analysis, and process improvement. With this qualification under your belt, you could pursue a career as a program coordinator, event planner, or project administrator. Alternatively, you might consider becoming a quality assurance manager or business analyst. No matter which path you choose, the skills and knowledge you acquired during your studies will be instrumental in helping you achieve success in your chosen field.

What study options are available to me?

You may be eligible for this qualification if you already have relevant skills and experience through Recognition of Prior Learning. To find out more, contact us or complete an RPL Assessment Form today!

What support is provided for me to succeed?

Our team of experienced RPL assessors will guide you every step of the way. Every RPL assessment is different and we’ll work with your individual situation to find the right documents and evidence to support your application and help you obtain a qualification.

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