SELC’s BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice is suitable for autonomous individuals who identify and apply project management skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts. Job roles can include contract officers, project administrators, quality officers and small business operators.

SELC’s BSB41515 allows individuals to be a member of a project team, without direct responsibility for the project outcome. This can include the use of project management tools and methodologies to support organisational or business activities.

Career Opportunities

The qualification gained in SELC’s BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice allows access to job roles and titles varying across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Contracts Officer
  • Project Administrator

Qualification structure and course content

This course allows students to practice applying skills needed to participate in a project management team. They will be exposed to a range of techniques to apply to individual aspects of projects, including human resources and risk management skills.

Cluster 1 - Project initiation.

BSBPMG409 Apply project scope management techniques (core unit)
BSBPMG417 Apply project life-cycle management processes
BSBPMG412 Apply project cost management

Cluster 2 - Project communication.

BSBPMG411 Apply project quality management techniques (core unit)
BSBPMG418 Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques
BSBCUE405 Survey stakeholders to gather and record information

Cluster 3 - Project management.

BSBPMG410 Apply project management techniques (core unit)
BSBPMG413 Apply project human resources management approaches
BSBPMG415 Apply project risk management techniques

Delivery and Assessment

All vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment types that may include written assignments, case studies, reports, group tasks, portfolios and/or presentations. Students must successfully pass all units to complete the qualification.
All course materials and workbooks are available for free download from SELC’s e-learning platform, or for optional purchase at $10 per unit for hard copy. Assessment workbooks are provided inclusive of course fees.

Sample Timetable

International students undertake 15 hours face-to-face + 5 hours online study per week.


Terms and breaks

SELC Business and Management courses are delivered over 9 weeks terms, with 3 week breaks, with intakes 4 times a year.*

2017 Term Dates
Term 1: 23 Jan to 24 Mar 2017
Term 2: 18 Apr to 16 Jun 2017
Term 3: 17 Jul to 15 Sep 2017
Term 4: 09 Oct to 08 Dec 2017

* Please note the Christmas/New Year break is 7 weeks.

Exit point/award

BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (AQF – Level 4) is a nationally recognised qualification under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course entry duration and requirements


Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or international equivalent

English Level

Non-native English speakers must provide evidence of one of the following:

  • Successful completion of 10 weeks of SELC General English at Upper Intermediate level (plus 80% attendance) or at other approved providers;
  • Score of Upper Intermediate or above on SELC’s placement test. N.B. Tests taken overseas or off-campus must be re-taken on campus prior to finalising enrolments;
  • Cambridge FCE (above 150);
  • IELTS proficiency level of 5.5 or above (minimum of 5 in writing) or equivalent;

Please see here for entry requirements and durations across all SELC vocational courses.