BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

CRICOS Course Code: 096032J

This qualification is suitable for autonomous individuals who identify and apply project management skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts. Job titles for these roles may include contracts officers, project administrators, quality officers and small business operators.

Individuals in these roles might be members of a project team, with no direct responsibility for overall project outcomes. Primarily, these roles would support wider project operations. They may use project tools and methodologies selectively to support organisational or business activities.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


Course duration

This course is delivered full-time (20 hours per week) across 52 weeks (four terms of nine weeks each, plus academic breaks between each term).

Candidates that have previously undertaken related studies may apply for recognition of prior learning or credit transfer which may result in a shortened course. Contact us for further details.

Course cost

The total cost of this course is $6,000 payable in four instalments of $1,500 each. The due date of each instalment will appear in your Letter of Offer.

There is an additional non-refundable $200 enrolment fee payable at the time of enrolment, and a $100 materials fee payable for this course (refundable if you decide to cancel your course prior to commencement).


Participants who successfully complete this course will be issued with a BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice.

A Statement of Attainment will be issued to participants who partially complete this course.

All certification documentation will be issued by Cachet Training Pty Ltd trading as VIA Education.

Mode of delivery

This course will be delivered 75% face-to-face in a classroom environment on campus and 25% online via Moodle platform. Additional study is required to achieve the desired course outcomes.

This course will not be assessed online or in a live workplace.

Language of delivery

This course will be delivered and assessed exclusively in English.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements to this qualification stated in the training package. However, to achieve the best possible educational outcome, VIA Education has placed its own entry requirements:

All candidates must be over 18 years of age; and

Candidates must have completed Australian Year 12 or its overseas equivalent; or candidates must have completed Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Certificate III or higher qualification; or candidates with no formal qualifications will be assessed for Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills before a place can be offered.

International students must demonstrate at least an Upper Intermediate (IELTS 5.5 or equivalent) level of English prior to commencement.

Program pathways

Upon successful completion of BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice clients may elect to undertake further studies at a higher level, such as the BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management, or seek an employment outcome.

Units of competency

To be awarded the BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice at VIA Education clients will need to complete all 9 of the units set out below:

  • BSBPMG409 Apply project scope management techniques
  • BSBPMG410 Apply project time management techniques
  • BSBPMG411 Apply project quality management techniques
  • BSBPMG412 Apply project cost management techniques
  • BSBPMG413 Apply project human resources management approaches
  • BSBPMG415 Apply project risk management techniques
  • BSBADM405 Organise meetings
  • BSBPMG414 Apply project information management and communications techniques
  • BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

Assessment tasks

Clients are provided with an assessment manual at the commencement of each unit of competency, along with standard learner materials.

The assessment manual sets out the range and types of assessments that will be used for the unit.

Each unit will comprise of a number of types of assessments, which may include: short answer questions, portfolio, role play, presentations and/or report writing.