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BSB51415 - Diploma of Project Management (Release 1)


ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 25/Mar/2015

Usage recommendation:
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSB51413 - Diploma of Project ManagementUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 24/Mar/2015

Training packages that include this qualification


SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 511112 Program Or Project Administrator 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 511112 Program Or Project Administrator 30/Jul/2015 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 30/Jul/2015 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 25/Mar/2015 
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Modification History



Release 1

This qualification first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge. They may 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. 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.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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

Entry Requirements


Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 12 

8 core units  plus

4 elective units, of which: 

  • 4 elective units  may be selected from the elective units listed below or any endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Diploma level or higher.

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. They must not include the choice of the unit BSBPMG522 Undertake project work.

Core Units 

BSBPMG511 Manage project scope

BSBPMG512 Manage project time

BSBPMG513 Manage project quality

BSBPMG514 Manage project cost

BSBPMG515 Manage project human resources

BSBPMG516 Manage project information and communication

BSBPMG517 Manage project risk

BSBPMG521 Manage project integration

Elective Units 

BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system

BSBINN502 Build and sustain an innovative work environment

BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBPMG518 Manage project procurement

BSBPMG519 Manage project stakeholder engagement

BSBPMG520 Manage project governance

BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

BSBWHS506 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems

BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development

BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness

ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise

ICTICT515 Verify client business requirements

MSS015002A Develop strategies for more sustainable use of resources

PSPETHC501B Promote the values and ethos of public service

Qualification Mapping Information

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current version 

Code and title 

previous version 


Equivalence status 

BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management

BSB51413 Diploma of Project Management

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Equivalent qualification


Companion volumes available from the IBSA website: http://www.ibsa.org.au/companion_volumes - http://www.ibsa.org.au/companion_volumes

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