Project Management (Certificate IV)

This program is a fast-track pathway from studying in your home country to completing a business degree in Australia. Start your journey by studying the Diploma of Project Management in your hometown while the borders remain closed and earn 24 credit points towards your Bachelor of Business Management MGB105 at the University of Canberra.

This very popular program accredited by the Australian Institute of Project Management is designed for people who wish to pursue a career in project management. If you are currently working in project administration or assisting with small/major projects, you can consider our flexible study options while you are working.

CIT is an Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) endorsed provider for this course. Students of AIPM endorsed courses are eligible for AIPM student membership (fees apply). Membership benefits include access to a range of Project Management resources and networking opportunities.

All units are delivered online.

Please note that this course is not available to onshore learners on student visas.

  • Course Details

    Certificate IV in Project Management Practice | BSB40920

  • Course Duration

    6 months

  • Course Intake

    Anytime (Ongoing enrolment)

  • Course Fees

    Tuition Fees:

    2024: $4,180 per semester (Total qualification tuition fee $4,180)

    Extra Fees:

    If you are required to repeat subjects to complete your course, pro rata fees will apply based on the subject/competency enrolment. Additional charges will apply if you do not complete your course level within the course duration as specified in your Offer Letter. Fees will be charged at the current fee rate applicable at the time of study (i.e. current year of enrolment).

  • *Please note - Course fees are listed in $AUD and are based on a semester rate. Total course cost will vary depending on semester start date. Small tuition and material fee increases may occur annually in line with CIT's fee pricing review. Fees are subject to change.

  • Entry Requirements

    Academic requirements:

    • 18 years old or older
    • Year 12 Certificate or equivalent

    English requirements

    Students must meet one of the following English requirements:

    • IELTS 5.5 (no band score less than 5.5)
    • TOEFL iBT - 46
    • PTE Academic - 42 (minimum of 36 in each band)
    • Cambridge English test (C1 Advanced and B2 First) - 162
    • Free English online placement test available
  • Course Subjects - Certificate IV

    Certificate IV in Project Management Practice | BSB40920 - 9 subjects

    Core: complete all 3

    • BSBPMG420 Apply project scope management techniques
    • BSBPMG421 Apply project time management techniques
    • BSBPMG422 Apply project quality management techniques

    Electives: Complete minimum 3

    • BSBPMG423 Apply project cost management techniques
    • BSBPMG426 Apply project risk management techniques
    • BSBPMG429 Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques
    • BSBPMG424 Apply project human resources management approaches
    • BSBPMG425 Apply project information management and communications techniques

    Electives: May complete maximum 3

    • BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
    • BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence
    • BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
    • BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices
    • BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development
    • BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement
    • BSBTWK503 Manage meetings

  • Likely Job Outcome

    Project coordinator, contracts officer, project officer, projects administrator, quality officers and small business operators.

  • Teaching Methods and Assessment

    All units are delivered online.

  • Pathways to Further Study

    This program is the pathway to the Diploma of Project Management.

    Certificate IV in Project Management Practice
    Diploma of Project Management
    1 year credit (24 credit points of Advanced Standingout of 72 credit points) towards Either
    Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) (MGB108.1) OR
    Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management (MGB401.1) OR
    Bachelor of Business (Management) (MGB105.1) OR
    Bachelor of Business (International Business) (MGB104.1) at University of Canberra
    Optional degree pathway available