BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management


BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management

RPL - $1200

STUDY ONLINE - $2512.50

Prices Include 25% Discount for Military & Emergency Services


Diploma of project management online

Are you looking to kickstart your career in project leadership and management? The BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management qualification is just what you need!

This certification is perfect for individuals accountable for achieving project objectives and wanting a career in project leadership and management. By enrolling in this course, you’ll gain a comprehensive set of skills related to project management, including in-depth studies of a project’s scope, time, costs, quality, HR, IT and communication, risk, stakeholder engagement, governance, and procurement.

With the Diploma of Project Management qualification, you’ll be equipped to handle any project easily and become an invaluable asset to your organisation. Don’t wait to start your journey towards a successful career in project management. Enrol in this course today and take the first step towards achieving your career goals.


The BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management qualification can provide a number of career and further study outcomes.

After completing this course you could explore some of the following careers:

  • Project leader/team leader,
  • Project contract manager,
  • Project manager (industry specific),
  • Project vendor manager

Gain knowledge and experience in areas such as:

  • Managing project scope
  • Managing project time
  • Managing project quality
  • Managing cost
  • Managing human resources
  • Managing information and communication
  • Managing project risk
  • Managing project integration

Already have experience in Project Management? Apply for RPL and gain your qualification sooner!

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 12

8 core units  plus

4 elective units,  of which:

  • 2 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 selected from a Diploma or above, 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.

Chosen elective units must not include BSBPMG430 Undertake project work.

Core units

BSBPMG530 Manage project scope

BSBPMG531 Manage project time

BSBPMG532 Manage project quality

BSBPMG533 Manage project cost

BSBPMG534 Manage project human resources

BSBPMG535 Manage project information and communication

BSBPMG536 Manage project risk

BSBPMG540 Manage project integration

Elective units

BSBAUD514 Interpret compliance requirements

BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence

BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others

BSBDAT501 Analyse data

BSBINS501 Implement information and knowledge management systems

BSBLDR522 Manage people performance

BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change

BSBOPS501 Manage business resources

BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development

BSBPMG537 Manage project procurement

BSBPMG538 Manage project stakeholder engagement

BSBPMG539 Manage project governance

BSBPMG541 Manage complex projects

BSBSTR501 Establish innovative work environments

BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness

BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

ICTICT517 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation

ICTICT526 Verify client business requirements

MSS015022 Develop strategies for more sustainable use of resources

PSPETH003 Promote the values and ethos of public service

The demand for digital literacy and technology skills is surging across Australia, emphasising the need for data analysis, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, cybersecurity, and software development​proficiency. These competencies align with the project management skills of planning, executing, and overseeing projects essential in a digital-first world. This digital transformation is pivotal in sectors where military and emergency services personnel typically transition, offering roles requiring technological and leadership skills.

Project management in Australia has seen a shift towards managing more complex projects, necessitating a blend of technical capabilities and interpersonal skills​. The agility to adapt to changing project environments and align outcomes with organisational goals is critical. For military and emergency personnel, this means leveraging your unique experiences in high-pressure situations to lead projects successfully in civilian settings.

Employment is projected to increase across all industries, with a particular emphasis on professional, scientific, and technical services​​. Skills in demand include technological expertise, project governance, performance reporting, and quality assurance​​. For those transitioning from military or emergency services, this presents an opportunity to apply your leadership, strategic planning, and crisis management skills in project management roles across various sectors.

Specific industries such as health care, social assistance, and construction are expected to see significant employment growth​​. For veterans and emergency services personnel, this could mean leveraging your project management skills in roles that support infrastructure projects or the healthcare industry’s expansion. The focus on upgrading Australia’s infrastructure and the ongoing digital transformation across sectors opens up numerous pathways for project management professionals.

The Diploma of Project Management can serve as a cornerstone for military and emergency services personnel aiming to transition into roles that value disciplined leadership, strategic planning, and the ability to deliver complex projects under challenging conditions. It provides a structured approach to gaining the skills necessary for a successful career in project management, preparing you for various roles in industries undergoing significant growth and transformation.

By focusing on developing both your technical and soft skills, this qualification ensures you are well-equipped to meet the challenges of today’s job market, offering a seamless transition from service to civilian life with ample opportunities for growth and advancement.

3CIR is an authorised third party of Asset College (RTO #31718). We provide the following methods of study in line with their policies:

OPTION 1 – Study Online

Our standard online delivery option allows you to complete one unit per month for up to 12 months. During this time, you will have regular contact with a dedicated trainer to assist you with your studies. We recommend dedicating 20-25 hours per week to ensure you get the most out of your learning experience.

Our accelerated learning option may suit those with prior knowledge, skills or qualifications. This option allows you to complete two monthly units for up to six months. To succeed in this intensive program, we recommend dedicating 30-40 hours per week to your studies.

Upon successful enrolment, you will be granted access to our interactive and user-friendly eLearning platform. Each unit includes reading materials and a series of assessment activities that can be completed at your own pace and convenience. Start the enrolment process now to take the first step towards your educational goals with 3CIR.

OPTION 2 – 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 the right option. Watch our video 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!

After completing this qualification, you can explore further study through the following courses:

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 study Diploma of Project Management?

A Diploma of Project Management can help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to manage projects successfully. It can give you the foundation to take on bigger and more complex projects, and increase your chances of being promoted to a project management role.

What jobs can I get with a Diploma of Project Management?

This qualification can be a great asset for anyone looking to further their career in project management related fields. Some roles you could look at pursing include, Project Leader, Project Management Facilitator, Project or Program Administrator Project leader/team leader, Project Vendor Manager

What study options are available to me?

Working experience in project management opens up more opportunities to obtain this qualification. If you’ve conducted project management in the past, you should pursue Recognition of Prior Learning. It takes your experience and converts it into qualifications. Otherwise, Online Study is a great way to learn the information you need to be a confident professional.

What support is provided for me to succeed?

3CIR offers trainers with advice to help you along your way. Those studying online can reach out any time for help with a module. If you’re looking at RPL, we can also assist in the evidence-gathering phase to see you get the best result.

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