Diploma of Government (Project Management)

This specialist qualification covers the competencies required of persons responsible for the coordination of personnel responsible for the management of projects. Electives should reflect the responsibilities of the individual and the job skills required for effective performance. Where a free choice of electives is possible in the qualification packaging rules, electives may also be drawn from other Training Packages to reflect the work context and career plans of the individual.


11 units of competency are required for this qualification:

6 core units

5 elective units

Choose elective units from the list below.

Up to 2 elective units may be selected from elsewhere within this Training Package, or another endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course.

Units selected should not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification.

All elective units must be selected from an equivalent qualification level or higher, unless otherwise stated.

** For this qualification, a maximum of 1 unit from Certificate IV level may be used.

Core Units

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Promote the values and ethos of public service

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Undertake research and analysis

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Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector

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Design complex projects

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Manage complex projects

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Close complex projects

Elective Units

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Promote diversity

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Conduct evaluations

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Use complex workplace communication strategies

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Refine complex workplace documents

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Coordinate risk management

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Monitor and maintain workplace safety

It is recommended that possession of the nine BSB Project Management units be strongly considered for Recognition of Prior Learning against the specific Project Management units within this qualification.


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Licensing Information

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Employability Skills

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