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Course Description

This course can be achieved online at your own pace; you will gain knowledge of cost estimating and developing a budget, risk assessment, dealing with contracts, and scheduling and scope planning within realistic and workable timeframes.

A qualified and professional Open Colleges Trainer will support you throughout your course, helping and guiding you towards your career goals. You will be provided with industry-current learning materials developed by North Coast TAFE and you will receive a nationally recognised TAFE qualification upon completion of the course.

This course is offered by Open Colleges on behalf of North Coast TAFE.

This course can be achieved online at your own pace; you will gain knowledge of cost estimating and developing a budget, risk assessment, dealing with contracts, and scheduling and scope planning within realistic and workable timeframes.

A qualified and professional Open Colleges Trainer will support you throughout your course, helping and guiding you towards your career goals. You will be provided with industry-current learning materials developed by North Coast TAFE and you will receive a nationally recognised TAFE qualification upon completion of the course.

This course is offered by Open Colleges on behalf of North Coast TAFE.

Potential career outcomes

  • Contracts Officer
  • Project Administrator
  • Quality Officer
  • Small Business Operator
Course number E1075
Qualification name BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice
Course duration Maximum 18 months
Delivery Method Online
Recognition Nationally Recognised Nationally Recognised Training
Assessments Demonstrations, Multiple Choice Questions, Portfolio of Evidence, Short-Answer Questions, Written Reports
Fee for service option awarded by
  • North Coast TAFE (Provider number: 90010)

This course can be achieved online at your own pace; you will gain knowledge of cost estimating and developing a budget, risk assessment, dealing with contracts, and scheduling and scope planning within realistic and workable timeframes.

A qualified and professional Open Colleges Trainer will support you throughout your course, helping and guiding you towards your career goals. You will be provided with industry-current learning materials developed by North Coast TAFE and you will receive a nationally recognised TAFE qualification upon completion of the course.

This course is offered by Open Colleges on behalf of North Coast TAFE.

Open Colleges may make changes to the course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or other regulatory requirements. Please download the course guide for current information about the course and its status.

 

Note: Courses offered by Open Colleges on behalf of North Coast TAFE may include Units of Competency that are graded by TAFE NSW. Students studying through Open Colleges are not subject to TAFE NSW grading criteria, receiving an ungraded outcome for Units of Competency and Qualifications successfully completed.

Fee For Service Schedule

Module 1: Defining the project

  • Contribute to defining project scope
  • Apply project scope controls
  • Contribute to review of scope controls
  • Assist in developing project schedule
  • Maintain project schedule
  • Participate in assessing time-management outcomes

Module 2: Sustainability

  • Develop workplace sustainability policy
  • Communicate workplace sustainability policy
  • Implement workplace sustainability policy
  • Review workplace sustainability policy implementation

Module 3: Project cost and quality

  • Assist in developing the project budget
  • Monitor project costs
  • Contribute to cost-finalisation process
  • Contribute to project quality planning
  • Apply quality policies and procedures
  • Contribute to project continuous improvement process

Module 4: Project communications and HR requirements

  • Assist in determining human resource requirements
  • Contribute to establishing and maintaining productive team relationships
  • Assist with human resource monitoring
  • Contribute to evaluating human resource practices
  • Contribute to communications planning
  • Conduct information-management activities
  • Communicate project information
  • Contribute to assessing effectiveness of communication

Module 5: Risk and procurement

  • Assist with risk analysis and planning
  • Perform risk-control activities
  • Contribute to assessing risk-management outcomes
  • Assist with procurement planning
  • Contribute to supplier selection process
  • Conduct procurement activities
  • Assist in finalising procurement activities

Minimum age

You will need to be at least 18 years old

English

This course involves reading learning content and undertaking a range of written assessments and engaging in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication. As such, entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to Year 12 level.

If you haven't successfully completed English at Year 12 level, you can demonstrate equivalency through one of the following:

  • Successful completion of a Nationally Recognised Training qualification at Certificate III level or higher; or
  • 3 years relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication

Open Colleges recognises that not all people are able to read, write and perform calculations to the same standard. See the Language, Literacy and Numeracy Considerations section for more information on tools, resources and support services provided to by Open Colleges.

Computing

You will need access to a computer and the internet and you must have basic computing skills.

Minimum specifications for your computer are:

  • Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent
  • Broadband internet connection
  • 2GB of RAM
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive
  • Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
  • Access to software such as Microsoft Excel for producing GANTT charts, or software such as @task, FastTrack Schedule 9, Primavera P6, ZOHO Projects, Microsoft Project
  • You will also need access to a phone, printer, photocopier and scanner
  • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher.

Mac OS users:

  • Mac OS X v 10.5 or higher (Mac OS X v 10.6 or higher is recommended)
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster Intel processor (2GHz or faster recommended).

Windows users:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 or higher is recommended)
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor (2GHz or faster recommended)

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study a VET course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies. You can access the Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool here.

Minimum age

You will need to be at least 18 years old

English

This course involves reading learning content and undertaking a range of written assessments and engaging in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication. As such, entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to Year 12 level.

If you haven't successfully completed English at Year 12 level, you can demonstrate equivalency through one of the following:

  • Successful completion of a Nationally Recognised Training qualification at Certificate III level or higher; or
  • 3 years relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication

Open Colleges recognises that not all people are able to read, write and perform calculations to the same standard. See the Language, Literacy and Numeracy Considerations section for more information on tools, resources and support services provided to by Open Colleges.

Computing

You will need access to a computer and the internet and you must have basic computing skills.

Minimum specifications for your computer are:

  • Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent
  • Broadband internet connection
  • 2GB of RAM
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive
  • Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
  • Access to software such as Microsoft Excel for producing GANTT charts, or software such as @task, FastTrack Schedule 9, Primavera P6, ZOHO Projects, Microsoft Project
  • You will also need access to a phone, printer, photocopier and scanner
  • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher.

Mac OS users:

  • Mac OS X v 10.5 or higher (Mac OS X v 10.6 or higher is recommended)
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster Intel processor (2GHz or faster recommended).

Windows users:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 or higher is recommended)
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor (2GHz or faster recommended)

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study a VET course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies. You can access the Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool here.

For full list of requirements, download a FREE Course Guide

Open Colleges offers this qualification in association with North Coast TAFE (Provider number: 90010). The testamur will be issued by North Coast TAFE.

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