RTO NO. 41089 | CRICOS NO.: 03489A

BSB60720 - Advanced Diploma of Program Management



Qualification Code


Qualification Title

Advanced Diploma of Program Management

Total Course Duration

52 Weeks

Volume of learning


Delivery Hours


Face to face training in weeks


Holidays in weeks




Unit Code

Unit Name

Core / Elective unit


Manage innovation and continuous improvement



Lead and manage organisational change



Develop and implement business plans



Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving



Lead corporate social responsibility



Manage organisational finances



Provide leadership across the organisation



Develop and use emotional intelligence



Facilitate stakeholder engagement



Implement program governance



Enable program execution



Manage benefits



Entry Requirements

International students applying for this course either off-shore or on-shore will require:

  • Either a minimum IELTS (General) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course.

or,           IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 10 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course;

or,           IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 20 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course;

Results older than two years are not acceptable.



  • to provide evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States



  • to provide evidence that, within two years* of their signed written agreement date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.


Please note: ASOC will also accept equivalent test results from the following specified English language tests - TOEFL iBT, PTE, Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and /or TOEFL PBT.

The test must have been taken no more than two years** before you apply to study at ASOC.

*The date when ASOC receives the signed written agreement (either through email or in hand).


Academic requirements 

To enter into this course delivered at ASOC, applicants should have successfully completed one of the following qualifications: BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management; or BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management (or a superseded equivalent version).


Have completed two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level within a project or program environment within an enterprise.


Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN)

  • Students undertaking the 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.
  • All students are required to undertake a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) test according to the following qualification:


BSB60720 - Advanced Diploma of Program Management                  ACSF Level 4


Minimum age requirements

ASOC will only enroll students who are over 18 years of age at the proposed date of the qualification. Students must be above 18 years of age while filling up the application form.


Computer literacy requirements

All students enrolling into ASOC programs 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 along with 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.


Pathways from the qualification

Successful completion will enable the student to apply for BSB80120 - Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning)


Employment Pathway

Examples of indicative job roles for candidates seeking entry based upon their vocational experience include:

Program Manager, Project Director.

Note: - Australian School of Commerce does not guarantee any job or employment outcomes.


Course Duration:

52 weeks (48 Weeks Study and 4 weeks Holidays)

Classes are scheduled for 2½ days per week
Full Time studies requires students to attend a minimum of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.


Mode of Delivery:

Classroom based Face to face learning


Fees & Charges

  • Tuition Fee: $AU 15,000
  • Non-Tuition Fee: $AU 900
  • Estimated Total Course Cost: $AU 15,900


Course Location: 

  • Melbourne Campus
  • Hobart Campus

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