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

Traineeships

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.

Fee-paying

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
Tasmania
Other States

Funding for Queensland

Certificate 3 Guarantee

Health Industry Training is proud to be a pre- qualified supplier for the Queensland Government, under the Certificate 3 Guarantee. The Certificate 3 Guarantee supports eligible individuals to complete their first post-school certificate III level qualification and increase their skills to move into employment, re-enter the workforce or advance their career. To be eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee, participants must not hold or be undertaking a Certificate III or higher qualification. Qualifications undertaken at school do not affect eligibility.

Qualifications offered by Health Industry Training under the Certificate 3 Guarantee funding

QUALIFICATION CONCESSION
PRICE
NON-CONCESSION
PRICE
CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support $150.00 $300.00
HLT30113 Certificate III in A&TSI Primary Health Care $680.00 $850.00
HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance $220.00 $660.00
CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services $360.00 $720.00
HLT37315 Certificate III in Health Administration $260.00 $780.00
HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance $300.00 $900.00
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support $130.00 $260.00
HLT37215 Certificate III in Pathology Collection $280.00 $840.00

Concessional participants are defined as follows:

  • the participant holds a Health Care concession card or Pensioner concession card issued under Commonwealth law, or is the partner or a dependent of a person who holds a Health Care concession card or Pensioner concession card, and is named on the card; or
  • the participant can provide an official form under Commonwealth law confirming that the participant, his or her partner or the person of whom the participant is a dependent, is entitled to concessions under a Health Care or Pensioner concession card; or
  • the participant is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person.

Higher Level Skills Funding

Health Industry Training is proud to be a pre- qualified supplier for the Queensland Government, under the Higher Level Skills Funding. To be eligible for the Higher Level Skills Funding, participants must not hold or be undertaking a Certificate IV or higher qualification. Qualifications undertaken at school do not effect eligibility.

Qualifications offered by Health Industry Training under the Higher Level Skills funding:

Qualification Concession Price Non-Concession Price
CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support $540.00 $1,050.00
CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health $150.00 $825.00
CHC43121 Certificate IV in Disability Support $200.00 $600.00
CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work $340.00 $950.00
CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services $750.00 $1,200.00
HLT47715 Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting $345.00 $690.00
HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance $160.00 $320.00
CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work $360.00 $900.00
CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support $90.00 $180.00
CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability $90.00 $180.00
CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services $450.00 $1,050.00
HLT40113 Certificate IV in A&TSI Primary Health Care $315.00 $630.00
HLT47315 Certificate IV Health Administration $280.00 $700.00
HLT50113 Diploma of A&TSI Primary Health Care $300.00 $1,500.00
HLT50213 Diploma of A&TSI Primary Health Care Practice $310.00 $1,550.00
CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health $150.00 $825.00
CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services $800.00 $1,600.00
HLT57715 Diploma of Practice Management $1,500.00 $2,250.00

Concessional participants are defined as follows:

  • the participant holds a Health Care concession card or Pensioner concession card issued under Commonwealth law, or is the partner or a dependent of a person who holds a Health Care concession card or Pensioner concession card, and is named on the card; or
  • the participant can provide an official form under Commonwealth law confirming that the participant, his or her partner or the person of whom the participant is a dependent, is entitled to concessions under a Health Care or Pensioner concession card; or
  • the participant is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person.

Traineeships

Health Industry Training is working in partnership with Australian Apprenticeship Centers to increase the awareness of FUNDED training available to new and existing staff residing in Queensland, through the Australian Apprenticeships Scheme.

User Choice

The User Choice Program addresses skills needs by making government funding available to Health Industry Training  to deliver training for particular qualifications to eligible trainees. Additional incentives for employers may also be available. Health Industry Training can offer the following qualifications under the User Choice Program:

  • CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support
  • HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance (new employees)
  • HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (new employees)
  • HLT30113 Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
  • CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support
  • CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services
  • HLT37215 Certificate III in Pathology Collection

Traineeship

Under the Traineeship Program, employers may be eligible for funding to provide training to new or existing workers. The following qualifications can be delivered by Health Industry Training under the Traineeship Program:

  • HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance
  • HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
  • CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • HLT30113 Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
  • Certificate III in Health Support Services
  • CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services
  • HLT37315 Certificate III in Health Administration
  • HLT47315 Certificate IV in Health Administration
  • CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health
  • HLT47715 Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting
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Funding for South Australia

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 people may 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.

You can enrol in a maximum of two subsidised courses at a time.

FEES:  The fees under the WorkReady Funding are listed in the table below.

Traineeships

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/

Qualification WorkReady Fees Traineeship Fees
CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support $ 300 $ 300
CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services $ 300 $ 300
HLT37315 Certificate III in Health Administration $ 500 $ 500
HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance $ 300 $ 300
HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance $ 300 $ 300
HLT37215 Certificate III in Pathology Collection N/A $ 300
HLT30113 Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care N/A $ 500
HLT37121 Certificate III in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support N/A N/A
CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support $ 300 $ 300
CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health $ 500 $ 300
CHC43121 Certificate IV in Disability Support $ 300 $ 300
CHC40413 Certificate IV in Youth Work $ 300 $ 300
CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services $ 300 N/A
HLT47121 Certificate IV in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support N/A N/A
HLT47315 Certificate IV in Health Administration $ 500 $ 500
HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance $ 300 $ 300
BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management $ 800 $ 800
BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice $ 1,000 $ 1,000
HLT47015 Certificate IV in Sterilisation Services N/A $ 300
HLT47515 Certificate IV in Operating Theatre Technical Support $ 300 N/A
BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management $ 1,500 $ 1,500
BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management $ 2,000 $ 2,000
HLT57715 Diploma of Practice Management $ 1,500 $ 1,000
CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services $ 300 $ 300
CHC52215 Diploma of Community Development $ 300 N/A
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User Choice funding now available in Tasmania. Please call our office on 07 3082 3960

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Higher Level Skills

The Higher Level Skills program provides eligible individuals with access to a subsidised training place in selected certificate IV level or above qualifications, and priority skill sets.

The aim is to assist individuals to gain the higher level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in priority industries or to transition to university to continue their studies. Employers may also be able to access training to address workforce development needs.

Answer the following questions to test your eligibility for funding.

  • Are you an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident?*
  • Are you 16 years or over and no longer at school?*
  • Do you currently hold or are you enrolled in a Certificate IV or higher qualification?*
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You may be eligible for Higher Level Skills Funding for this course. Please submit this enquiry form.

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You are eligible to apply for a full fee paying place in this course. To receive your enrolment pack please complete the Course Enquiry Form.

WorkReady Initiative

To test your eligibility to receive subsided funding under the South Australia WorkReady Initiative please answer the following questions.

  • Are you an Australian Citizen, an Australian Permanent Resident, a New Zealand Citizen, or an eligible Visa holder? *
  • Do you live or work in South Australia?*
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  • Are you aged 16 years or over?*
  • Are you enrolled in high school?*
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  • Would you like to do an apprenticeship or traineeship?*
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You may be eligible for WorkReady Funding for this course. Please submit this enquiry form.

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You may be eligibly for JobTrainer Funding if you are:

  • Unemployed; or
  • Between 17 and 24 years of age and not at school; or
  • hold a Health Care, Pensioner or Veteran Affairs concession card

If you fall into any of the 3 categories above please call student administration on 07 3082 3960.

If not, you are eligible to apply for a full fee paying place in this course. To receive your enrolment pack please complete the Course Enquiry Form.

It sounds like you want to combine some vocational education with your SACE! You're likely to be eligible for subsidised training, but you'll need to speak to your school’s career counsellor or VET coordinator.

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Great news! Even if you've done some subsidised training before, you're likely to still be eligible for subsidised training if you want to do an apprenticeship or traineeship. Please call our South Australia Program Coordinator on 07 3082 3960, or you can give the Department a call on 1800 673 097 if you need more info

You are eligible to apply for a full fee paying place in this course. To receive your enrolment pack please complete the Course Enquiry Form.

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Courses Duration

Maximum 24 months

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Course Fees

Full Fee Paying

$5500

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Delivery Method

Flexible

Individual needs approach to learning

Prospective
Career Roles

Enrolment Method

Open enrolment