Diploma of Project Management

The Diploma of Project Management is a specialised qualification aimed at developing the capabilities required for effective project management across diverse industries and organisational contexts. 

This diploma offers a thorough grounding in the core principles, methodologies, and practices of project management, preparing learners to proficiently manage and deliver projects. 

This qualification will give you a range of skills, knowledge and practical project management tools including:

  • a comprehensive grasp of project management fundamentals, tools, and techniques
  • the ability to efficiently plan projects, covering aspects such as scope, schedule, budget, quality, risk, and stakeholder engagement
  • expertise in leading projects from start to finish, ensuring timely, budget-compliant, quality outcomes
  • proficiency in identifying, analysing, and managing project risks, along with stakeholder engagement planning
  • skills to implement continuous improvement and professional development within their professional context.

Option 1 – with a training contract*

$3,500 (GST free)
Your employer is invoiced upfront.

*Training contracts – funding undertaken in partnership with your employer and the government.

Option 2 – without a training contract

$5,200 (GST free)
A 20% deposit may be required. Payment plans are available for individuals.

Please note: 

  • ASC Training & Development does not take payment of more than $1,500 from individuals in a single payment.
  • Nationally recognised training is GST free.

To enrol in this course you must:

  • have English language and literacy skills sufficient to undertake study at the diploma level. 
  • have good computer skills and be able to organise and manage files, edit documents, research information on the internet, and record video on your phone, tablet or other device.
  • be able to commit 20-35 hours of your own time for each assessment (assessment tasks are completed between sessions).

Recognised Prior Learning

If you believe you have relevant prior skills and knowledge which covers your current learning, please contact us. You will need to provide documentary evidence as proof of RPL.


This qualification is made up of 12 units of competency (8 core and 4 elective).

Based on our many years' experience working with a wide range of organisations, we have customised this qualification to reflect key project management competencies.

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


  • BSBPMG538 Manage project stakeholder engagement
  • BSBPMG539 Manage project governance
  • BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development
  • BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness


  • Assessment is competency based. You will be assessed as ‘Competent’, ‘Partially Complete’ or ‘Not Yet Competent’ for each unit of competency.
  • You will be invited to resubmit work until competency can be demonstrated.

Our graduates tell us that this course has given them the confidence to manage more complex projects by giving them:

  • a better grasp of the formal project management steps and demystifying project management terminology
  • a practical toolkit and framework that they can use for all their project management
  • the skills to better manage project teams and stakeholders.

Employers tell us that successful projects have been developed, implemented and managed as a result of staff attending this course.

Course duration

  • Orientation session followed by 12 training days 

Course dates

We are finalising dates for the next course. In the meantime, please make an enquiry to register your interest in this course or to schedule a course for your group.

Why should I undertake this qualification? 

This qualification is ideal for those in charge of project teams focused on meeting project goals. Ideal candidates are those currently involved in project work, transitioning into project leadership roles, or seeking to enhance their project management skills. For participants lacking direct project experience, case study options are available.


Diploma of Project Management

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  • Nationally recognised training
  • Live virtual classroom AND Face-to-face
  • Tools & Tech: Zoom or Teams, ASC Training Online 

  • Duration: 12 training days

Need help choosing the right course?

By continually reviewing and redefining our workplace learning standards, we ensure that the training you receive is the training industry demands and future leaders need.

Speak to our Training Coordinator today about your training needs. 

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