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Diploma of Project Management

Driving success through effective planning, execution, and leadership in project management.

About the qualification

Our BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management qualification is designed to equip students to apply project management skills and knowledge. They should manage projects in a variety of contexts across a number of industry sectors. They have project leadership and management roles and are responsible for achieving project objectives. In addition, they possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical and managerial competencies to initiate, plan, execute and evaluate their own work and/or the work of others.

Upon successfully completing this nationally recognised qualification, students should be able to: 

  • manage all aspects of a project including scope, time and budgets 

  • lead teams and projects 

  • manage stakeholder engagement 

  • identify and manage potential risks 

  • solve problems to manage project completion.


Successful completion of the BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management may lead to employment opportunities, including: 

  • Project Manager 

  • Project Team Leader 

  • Project Contracts Manager. 

Please note: This course provides skills and knowledge to the industry standard, but does not guarantee a job.


This qualification can be completed up to thirty-six months, dependent on the student's experience, Credit Transfer (CT) or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Apply for CT or RPL during enrolment.


This course may be delivered through face-to-face, online, or work-based training.

We use a range of assessment methods for this qualification, including: 

  • short answers

  • projects 

  • activities 

  • workplace observation

  • observation in a simulated workplace.

Units of Competency

This qualification consists of 12 units of competency, as shown below. Please call Aurora Training & Professional Services for enquiries about customisation and contextualisation. (C) – Core unit; (E) – Elective unit

Manage project scope (C)
Manage project time (C)
Manage project quality (C)
Manage project cost (C)
Manage project human resources (C)
Manage project information and communication (C)
Manage project risk (C)
Manage project integration (C)
Manage project procurement (E)
Manage project stakeholder engagement (E)
Manage team effectiveness (E)
Ensure a safe workplace for a work area (E)

Student Requirements

The following will be required for the enrolment process:

  • Unique Student Identifier (USI)

  • verifiable identification documents

  • completion of the LLN assessment.

Please visit to create your USI.

Students will require access to appropriate technology and internet if the materials are delivered online.

We collaborate with employers to support students in the workplace. Workplace assessments may be required for some units of competency.


This nationally recognised qualification is delivered and assessed by Aurora Training & Professional Services Pty Ltd, RTO ID 90966, ABN 39 109 662 606. This training will deliver skills and knowledge to the industry standard but does not guarantee a job. We tailor training for people from diverse backgrounds, including those with a disability.


This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, under the Smart and Skilled program. The following fees are incurred by the student depending on their eligibility. 

  • Traineeship*: $0 

  • Non-Subsidised (Full Fee): $6,500 

  • Concession: $240 

  • First Qualification: $2,530 

  • Second Qualification: $2,850

*Fee exemptions may apply for eligible students and is conditional on Government Policy and Funding Arrangements. For more information, please visit  


  • Extension/Suspension Fee (administration charges): $50  

  • Replacement of Testamur/statement of attainment/Qualification Certificate: $50  

  • Repeat of unit (Third attempt onwards Per unit): $150  

  • RPL and RCC assessment: Contact us for a quote    

Please note: courses fees and additional charges may change from time to time, please check with Aurora Training and Professional Services staff for updates. 

Aurora Training & Professional Services does not accept upfront payments of more than $1,500. If a student's fee is more than this amount, the support of a flexible payment plan will be offered to students.

Adrian B

FNS41422 Certificate IV in General Insurance

"The training was very relevant to my role and expanded my industry knowledge around the requirements of compliance and compliance and provided a greater understanding of the industry standards relevant authorities."
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