Diploma of Project Management

Course Code BSB50820

Health Industry Training is passionate and committed to inspiring students to achieve their career goals and aspirations. If you want to be part of an exciting, fast growing industry, the health and community services sector and Health Industry Training can fulfil that goal.

The health sector is currently the largest employment and fastest growing sector in Australia. The opportunities for Australians are exciting and rewarding. To be part of this industry it is important you select the most appropriate training organisation to ensure you receive the necessary knowledge, skills and practical experience needed to secure a place. 

Health Industry Training has many years’ experience in the health sector. We specialise in health and community services and keep well informed of the current and future trends occurring in the health and community services sector.

Health Industry Training will help you successfully complete your qualification using an individual, supportive approach by providing you with a training plan individualised to suit your needs and lifestyle. Study your way, place and pace with the support of a personal trainer.

It is recommended that you read this course outline in conjunction with the student handbook that is available on the Health Industry Training website.

Delivery Method

The Diploma of Project Management is delivered through a blended delivery method.

Students are provided with learner resources for each unit of competency.  Theory assessment is submitted through our online assessment management system.

Assessment Methods

Health Industry Training uses a range of assessment methods to ensure sufficient evidence can be gathered to demonstrate you can perform the tasks against the specified criteria. Assessment methods can include:

  • Short answer questions
  • Projects / Reports
  • Case studies
  • Scenarios

Recognition of Prior Learning

RPL considers previous formal study and work experience and then assesses this against the elements of competency to determine competency. Students seeking recognition can apply for RPL on enrolment or throughout the duration of their study.

Credit Transfer

If you have completed a unit of competency within your intended qualification with another Registered Training Organisation (RTO) you may be able to apply for a credit transfer or exemption. A copy of the original transcript must be provided when applying for credit transfer.

Entry Requirements

To enrol in the Diploma of Project Management it is anticipated that you will have completed year 10 or equivalent.

In addition, students are required to provide Health Industry Training with their Unique Student Identifier number.

Minimum Age Requirements

The minimum age for this course is 16 years old. If you are under 18 years of age your enrolment form must be signed by a parent or guardian.

Literacy, Language, Numeracy (LLN) Requirements

Students must have an adequate level of Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills (LLN). Entry into the course requires English proficiency to Year 10 level or equivalent. Students are able to test their LLN skills by completing an LLN test by emailing info@healthindustrytraining.org.

Funding for South Australia residents

WorkReady Funding

Health Industry Training is proud to be a preferred supplier for the South Australia government’s WorkReady initiative. You may be eligible for government subsidised training if you live or work in South Australia and you are:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen
  • a permanent Australian resident, or
  • an eligible visa holder

and you are:

  • 16 years or over and not enrolled at school, or
  • 16 years or over, enrolled in school and undertaking training through the Training Guarantee for SACE Students (TGSS), or
  • undertaking training through a training contract as an apprentice or trainee in an identified course

Eligible participants can access:

  • one foundation skills course (if assessed to need it)
  • up to five bridging units at every qualification level (if assessed to need them)
  • unlimited priority courses.

To check your eligibility for funding visit https://www.skills.sa.gov.au/subsidised-eligibility

JobTrainer Funding

The South Australian Government is providing additional support for young people to help them to successfully transition from JobTrainer into work, further training or education. JobTrainer will provide young people, school leavers and job seekers access to training they need to get a job or to develop new skills in growth sectors and to create pathways to future careers

Around 15,000 training places will be provided through qualifications and micro-credentials tailored to industry need and aligned to a career pathway. Low fee training will be available for eligible students in courses.

For more information on JobTrainer Funding please visit: https://providers.skills.sa.gov.au/deliver/jobtrainer


Skilling South Australia provides subsidies towards the cost of training and assessment services for eligible Trainees and Apprentices. The program aims to assist people to get skills and qualifications to build careers and meet the workforce needs of industry through growth in Traineeships and Apprenticeships.

For more information on Skilling South Australia funding, please visit https://www.skilling.sa.gov.au/

Traineeships – Other States

This course is also available to be delivered as a traineeship in other states. Training is available for new and existing employees. Please contact your preferred apprenticeship centre to arrange sign up of your Traineeship.


To assist students who are not eligible for funding, Health Industry Training offers financial assistance by allowing students to take advantage of our affordable payment plan options (weekly, fortnightly or monthly instalments) (see enrolment form for additional information)

Throughout your course with Health Industry Training, you will be provided with a range of support services depending on your individual needs. 

Trainer Support

You will be provided with a team of dedicated trainers who are there to support and guide you through.  You may contact our trainers via phone and e-mail for assistance. Our trainers will also contact you on a regular basis to ensure you are on track to finish your qualification within your timeframe. Our professional trainers are there to ensure you have a successful learning journey.

In addition to our trainers, the administration team can provide you with support including your enrolment, changes to contact details or study plan, progress report and any issues you may encounter throughout your course.

The Diploma of Community Project Management has been packaged to include:

14 units are required to be awarded the qualification including:

  • 8 core units
  • 4 elective units

To view the course outline, including the recommended order in which to complete your units, click on the ‘Download Course Outline’ button on the right hand side of this page.

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South Australia
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Courses Duration

Maximum 24 months

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Course Fees


Concession - N/A

Non-concession - N/A

South Australia

WorkReady - N/A

Traineeship - $2000

Full Fee Paying


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Delivery Method


Individual needs approach to learning

Career Roles

Enrolment Method

Open enrolment