BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice
Course Code:
Certificate IV

BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

Suitable Course Candidate

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Contracts Officer, Project Administrator and Quality Officer.

Individuals in these roles work autonomously, and might be members of a project team, with no direct responsibility for overall project outcomes. Primarily, these roles would support wider project operations. They may use project tools and methodologies selectively to support organisational or business activities.


Qualification Pathway

Successful completion allows participants to articulate to higher qualifications of their choosing.

Course Units

To gain a Certificate IV in Project Management Practice the student is required to complete a total of 9 Units. While 3 of the units are compulsory for every student, plus 6 elective units of which

  • 3 elective units must be selected from Group A

  • for the remaining 3 elective units:
    – up to 3 units may be selected from Groups A and B
    – if not listed, up to 3 units may be selected from a Certificate IV or higher from this or any other        currently endorsed Training Package qualification or accredited course.

  • Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

    Chosen elective units must not include BSBPMG430 Undertake project work.

Core Units

National Course Code

Unit Name


Apply project scope management techniques


Apply project time management techniques


Apply project quality management techniques






Course Charges

Course charges for each qualification delivered in a Traineeship arrangement will be charged at the prescribed rate of $3.25 per nominal hour commenced, and each unit of competency in each course has a nominal hour allocated to it. Please CLICK HERE   for each unit of competency’s nominal hour allocation and multiply by the prescribed rate, currently at $3.25. Any unit commenced will be charged to the student or employer if engaged in workplace training in compliance of the VET FEES & CHARGES POLICY 2021 

Example:   SITXWHS101 Participate in safe work practices   = 15 nominal hours = $48.75

Course charges vary due to the electives selected  and units will be charged once commenced at yearly nominal rate fee

Contact or call 1300 60 62 67 for any course you wish to review for yourself or your workplace and relevant charges.

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees.

Recognition of Prior Learning

RPL is a form of assessment that acknowledges skills and knowledge gained through:
• Formal training conducted by industry or education, Work experience & Life experience
The main principle of RPL focuses on the outcomes of learning rather than when or where the learning occurred. Evidence of competency is collected by the student and submitted to the nominated assessor and assessment is made based on the required industry standard within the relevant training package unit of competency. If you believe this may apply to you for any part of the course, then you should request an application kit during the enrolment process.

TIAWA recognises statements of attainments and qualifications issues by any another Registered Training Organisation within Australia.

The Certificate IV in Project Management Practice can lead to careers as a:

Project Officer
Project Administrator/Coordinator
Project Analyst
Project Management Officer
Project Team Member
Project or Program Administrator