SELC’s BSB61215 Advanced Diploma of Program Management is suitable for individuals who apply a variety of knowledge and skills, together with experience in project management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

SELC’s BSB61215 Advanced Diploma of Program Management explores a program defined as a set of interrelated projects, each of which must have a project manager. Managers at this level must use their initiative and judgement to direct, plan and lead a range of program functions. They are accountable for personal and team outcomes with broad parameters.

Career Opportunities

BSB61215 Advanced Diploma of Program management allows access to a variety of Job roles and titles may vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Contracts Officer
  • Project Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Program Manager

Qualification structure and course content

This course allows students to practice applying abroad range of management skills which will allow them to feel confident in the workplace. It covers a variety of workplace practices including collaborating with others, implementing change and leading others.

Cluster 1 - Manage the program

BSBPMG610 Enable program execution (core unit)
BSBMGT510 Plan and manage the flexible workforce
BSBPMG616 Manage program risk

Cluster 2 - Engage and lead the program

BSBPMG611 Facilitate stakeholder engagement (core unit)
BSBPMG614 Engage in collaborative alliances
BSBPMG617 Provide leadership for the program

Cluster 3 - Program governance and change

BSBPMG612 Implement program governance (core unit)
BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change
ICTICT602 Develop contracts and manage contracted performance

Cluster 4 - Develop the program

BSBPMG613 Manage benefits (core unit)
BSBFIM601 Manage finances
PSPMNGT607B Develop a business case

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.*

2018 Term Dates
Term 1: 29 Jan to 29 Mar 2018
Term 2: 23 Apr to 22 Jun 2018
Term 3: 16 Jul to 14 Sep 2018
Term 4: 08 Oct to 07 Dec 2018

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

Exit point/award

BSB61215 Advanced Diploma of Program Management (AQF – Level 6) 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;