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BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (Trades Focus)

Are you ready to build your skills and join that next big project?

The BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice will equip you with the skills needed to be an effective member of a project team.

Discover how to apply project management skills and knowledge to a wide variety of contexts. You’ll learn how to support project operations in one or more roles and under direction may also use project tools and methodologies selectively to support organisational or business activities.

This qualification is available through PPS College or Gold Coast Trades College if you require a trades or construction focus.

Participants will learn about the principles of time, quality and cost, how to engage stakeholders, and apply risk management techniques. Another topic is taking responsibility for your own outputs in terms of organisational and project quality requirements. Ideal candidates for this course may have limited responsibility for the output of others.

Training is customisable and delivery is flexible. We tailor our solutions to meet your needs and in many cases, address improvement and development opportunities within the course duration.

Delivery Options
Our campus: Y
School based:
Online: Y
Blended: Y
Career Outcomes
Possible job roles relevant to this qualification include:


  • Communications liaison
  • Contracts officer
  • Estimator and scheduler
  • Project administrator
  • Project analyst
  • Project assistant or coordinator
  • Quality officer
  • Small business operator

Total number of units = 9


3 core units plus

6 elective units, of which:

  • at least 3 units must be from Group A below

the remaining units:

  • may be from either Group A OR Group B
  • may be from any endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Certificate IV level or higher.

Elective units chosen must be relevant to the work and industry context for project practice. They must not include the choice of the unit BSBPMG522A Undertake project work.

Core units

BSBPMG409 Apply project scope-management techniques

BSBPMG410 Apply project time-management techniques

BSBPMG411 Apply project quality-management techniques

Elective units

Group A

BSBPMG412 Apply project cost management techniques

BSBPMG413 Apply project human resources management approaches

BSBPMG414 Apply project information management and communications techniques

BSBPMG415 Apply project risk-management techniques

BSBPMG416 Apply project procurement procedures

BSBPMG417 Apply project life cycle management processes

BSBPMG418 Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques

Group B

BSBADM405 Organise meetings

BSBCCO405 Survey stakeholders to gather and record information

BSBLEG415 Apply the principles of contract law

BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

CPPDSM4047A Implement and monitor procurement process

MSMENV472 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

PSPETH002 Uphold and support the values and principles of public service

PSPGEN043 Apply government processes

PSPPCY004 Support policy implementation

TLIE4006 Collect, analyse and present workplace data and information

Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Participants do however need intermediate language, literacy, numeracy and computer skills.

Participants may possess substantial experience in a range of settings but seek to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions.

On the other hand, it may also apply to those with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.

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