Diploma Project ManagementBSB51415

Diploma Project ManagementBSB51415

This qualification reflects the role of Project Managers who 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.

If you are currently or have recently worked in industry in Project Management and require a qualification at diploma level, this pathway is for you.

It is designed to recognise the skills and expertise you possess and the evidence we require will come from your work experience.

Job roles

  • Project manager
  • Project leader
  • Project team leader
  • Project contract manager
  • Project vendor manager.

Assessment Overview

A fully mentored recognition of prior learning (RPL) process means you have access to an assessor who is an industry expert.  Your assessor will guide you through the process and give you full support until you have gathered the required evidence.

RPL recognises the skills, knowledge and experience acquired training, work or life experience, internal training courses, professional development and can even extend to hobbies and charity work related to project management.

Evidence Required

Work History, documentation relating to projects you have managed, evidence requirements will be discussed with your BEST Assessor and can be tailored to your particular industry.


  • 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
  • BSBPMG518 Manage project procurement
  • BSBWHS506 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
  • BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness

Other units from Diploma level or higher qualifications will be considered as electives on request. Contact BEST administration for clarification.

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites, however you must have extensive vocational experience in project management.

Candidates must have vocational experience in project roles where they may have had some responsibility for the output of others but do not have a formal project management qualification.

How much does it cost?

$POA – No upfront fees are required prior to being accepted as eligible for RPL.