The Certificate IV Project Management Practice is aimed at those working in a project team or project environment. The Certificate IV provides the fundamentals of Project Management and equips participants to work effectively in the project environment as a project team member as well as the skills and knowledge required to manage small projects.
Students are required to have access to a workplace, ideally to apply the project management principles, this may include a previous workplace, an understanding of the work environment is required. School leavers will not be enrolled into this qualification.
There are two main pathways into this qualification
Ideally participants should hold a Certificate III in Business. However there are a number of other accepted qualifications from industry areas such as Business, Health and Safety etc. Many participants of this program are tertiary qualified professionals looking to migrate into a project role. If you would like to discuss your acceptance based upon your existing qualifications please contact our friendly team.
Many students enter this qualification without holding an existing qualifications. As the programs are designed based upon the work environment, experience within that environment is an acceptable point of entry. In regards to the Certificate IV of Project Management Practice Management, this may include but not limited to experience within a project environment, or another technical field, this may be either as a team member, supervisor or leading hand. If you would like to discuss your acceptance based upon your existing experience please contact our friendly team.
The amount of effort and time required for this qualification is based upon your existing skills and experience (find out more on how competency based learning works). It is suggested that the course take approximately 500 hours of learning. However we find that due to our learner profile and the methods by which our programs are structured this is rarely the case. As a guide:
30 minutes (through RPL) to 50 hours
We provide students with the ability to complete the Certificate IV Project Management Practice over a one year period; however we find that the average time is between 3 to 6 months. During that time there is a large variance in the amount of time each student spends working on the qualification. Please contact our staff if you would like an estimate based upon your individual situation
Upon successful completion of 9 chosen units, participants will be awarded the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (BSB40920). The Certificate IV in Project Management Practice is highly regarded as the industry standard in the recognition of those who have demonstrated the ability to work effectively within a project environment.
Participants will undertake learning to sharpen their skills (as per key skills section) as well as the opportunity to apply project management concepts to work-based situations. This will provide participants with the skills they need to work as effective project team members as well as the confidence to apply them in a practical setting.
Broadly the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice confirms to an employer your application of the following skills within a project environment:Communication, Teamwork, Problem-solving, Initiative and enterprise, Planning and Organising, Self-management, Learning and Technology skills.
Further information is contained within each of the units.
The Certificate IV in Project Management requires the completion of 9 units. The following are those selected by Scope Training in consultation with industry. Alternative units can be selected, please contact our friendly team to arrange.
The Certificate IV in Project Management conveys to employers that the holder has practically demonstrated the skills and knowledge to work effectively as a Project Team member as well as manage small projects. Furthermore a qualification from Scope Training advocates that the learner has demonstrated the ability to apply these skills in a work context, reassuring employers of job-readiness.
Job Roles include: Project Team Member, Project Coordinator, Project Administrator, Project Manager
Project Coordinator (General)
Project Coordinator (Industry Specific e.g. IT)
After successful completion of the Certificate IV in Project Management further educational pathways include:
Diploma of Project Management, Diploma of Business, Diploma of Management as well as opening the door to many other qualifications.