RTO NO. 41089 | CRICOS NO.: 03489A

BSB50820 - Diploma of Project Management

CRICOS Course Code


Qualification Code


Qualification Title

Diploma of Project Management

AQF Level


Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge in a variety of contexts, across a number of industry sectors. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Project Manager and Project Team Leader.

Individuals in these roles 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.

Total Course Duration

52 weeks (including holiday breaks)

Students are required to attend a minimum of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week. 

Volume of learning


Face to face training in weeks


Holidays in weeks



Unit Code

Unit Name

Core / Elective unit


Manage project scope



Manage project time



Manage project quality



Manage project cost



Manage project human resources



Manage project information and communication



Manage project risk



Manage project integration



Develop critical thinking in others



Communicate with influence



Lead and manage effective workplace relationships



Manage meetings



Entry Requirements

Age requirements

Students must be above 18 years of age while filling up the application form.

Pre-training Review

The Pre-Training Review (PTR) will be conducted prior to the enrolment into your course of studies to ensure that the training and assessment provided by ASOC is able to meet the student’s individual needs. Students are required to fill out the PTR form which is a part of the Application Form.

ASOC will review the student’s current competencies, student needs, English level, support requirements and oral communication skills, to enroll them in the most appropriate course to achieve their intended outcomes.

English Language Requirements for International students.

International students applying for this course either off-shore or on-shore will require either a minimum IELTS test score of 6.0 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course.

or IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 10 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course.

or IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 20 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course.

or Oxford Placement test with score 61 or higher.

Note: Results older than two years are not acceptable.

Refer to Enrolment Kit available on ASOC’s website https://www.asoc.edu.au/ IELTS 5.5 equivalent policy for additional information.

Academic Requirements

To enter into this course delivered at ASOC, applicants should have successfully completed year 12/ Senior Secondary School studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to Australian senior secondary school examination.


Mature Age students will also be considered without the minimum education requirements considering they have relevant work experience within the chosen area of study and a demonstrated capacity to meet the course requirements. A minimum of 2 years’ experience would normally be expected; however, each case will be reviewed individually with relevant work experience evidence in the form of an employment reference letter on company letterhead, work samples and curriculum vitae submitted will be considered. Such learner will be accessed for possible RPL opportunities, and their course duration and volume of learning will be adjusted accordingly, if any RPL is granted.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN)

Students undertaking this course must possess sound Numeracy skills since it requires them to do calculations or any other course related work. To determine this, all students wanting to study at ASOC are required to undertake LLN Test prior to the commencement of the course. Based on the test outcome, students may be identified as requiring internal support and/or external support.

LLN test will be conducted on campus by using an ACSF mapped online LLN assessment tool - LLN Robot - under the supervision of qualified LLN assessor.

Students will be required to undertake a language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) test as per the following level:

BSB50820 – Diploma of Project Management ACSF Level 3.

Refer to ASOC’s Enrolment Kit and/or students Handbook available on ASOC’s website for detailed information

Computer literacy requirements

All students enrolling into this course at ASOC must have basic computer skills. Student are required to fill in the questions related to computer and internet skills in the Pre-Training Review form provided in the application form. 

Students who do not possess basic computing skills will be provided with basic computer using support. Students can contact ASOC for any further information or assistance on 1300 781 194.

Materials and Equipment Required

Institute will provide access to computers/laptops with required resources during classroom hours however to work on assignments and tasks for self-study all learners are expected to have access to a laptop or computer with the Windows 7 operating system or higher. Students must have an active email address for communication and be contactable by phone (mobile or landline) and by mail (postal address).  All learners are expected to have access to MS office applications such as Microsoft Word, an email platform.


 Assessment Methods:

Assessment methods used for this course are Role plays and Presentations, case studies, projects, reports and knowledge test.


Pathways from the qualification

Successful completion may enable the student to apply for BSB60720 – Advanced Diploma of Program Management.


Employment Pathway

Units in this qualification reflect the knowledge and skills of individuals with significant experience in:

  • Project Manager
  • Project Team Leader
  • Project Contracts Manager


Note: - Above pathway information is in line with qualification description on National Training Register  https://training.gov.au/ my skills https://www.myskills.gov.au/courses/details?Code=BSB50820, it however doesn't imply any job guarantee or job role at the end of the course. ASOC doesn’t claim any employment outcome or job guarantee associated with its courses as it will be misleading.


Mode of Delivery:

Classroom based Face to face learning.


Course Location: 

  • Melbourne Campus: Level 4, 123-129 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000.
  • Hobart Campus: Level 4, 18 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000.


 Fees & Charges

  •  Tuition Fee: $AU 12,000
  •  Non-Tuition Fee: $AU 900
  •  Estimated Total Course Cost: $AU 12,900


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer 

ASOC recognises qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other Registered Training Organisations in Australia and offers all students the option of Recognised Prior Learning and Credit Transfer. For further details, please refer to the Student Handbook or enquire on campus by calling at 1300 781 194 or email us at Info@asoc.edu.au.    

Course Information may not be sufficient to make an Enrolment decision. Please refer to the Student Prospectus and Student Handbook available on this website for detailed information.