Introduction to Qualification
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in program management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. The job roles that relate to this qualification include Program Manager.
Individuals in these roles are responsible for managing or directing a program to achieve organisational objectives. A program is defined as a set of interrelated projects, each of which has a project manager.
Entry to this qualification is limited to those who:
- Have completed one of the following qualifications: BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management; or BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management (or a superseded equivalent version). Or
- Have completed two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level within a project or program environment within an enterprise.
A total number of units including 4 core units PLUS 8 elective units is required for the award of this qualification.
|Units of Competency||Core/Elective|
|BSBPMG630 Enable program execution||Core|
|BSBPMG634 Facilitate stakeholder engagement||Core|
|BSBPMG635 Implement program governance||Core|
|BSBPMG636 Manage benefits||Core|
|BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving||Elective|
|BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change||Elective|
|BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement||Elective|
|BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence||Elective|
|BSBFIN601 Manage organisational finances||Elective|
|BSBSTR602 Develop organisational strategies||Elective|
|BSBOPS601Develop and implement business plans||Elective|
|BSBSUS601 Lead corporate social responsibility||Elective|
A range of assessment and evidence gathering methods and techniques are used, including 2 – 4 or more methods for each unit of competency. For this course, methods include:
Assessment Task 1. Written Activity
Assessment Task 2. Observation/Demonstration/Presentation
Assessment Task 3. Project works
Students who have successfully complete this qualification will be able to further complete BBSB50620 - Diploma of Marketing and Communication.
TACIS has qualified trainers/assessors with relevant vocational qualifications and experience. Existing trainers/assessors are required to have the current Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and relevant competencies for the areas in which they are delivering or assessing.
Students are required to complete 12 units of competency for the award of this qualification.
Approximate nominal hours required to complete qualification are 1200-2400 hours.
International students enrolled in this qualification are expected to complete their studies over a period of 52 weeks including 4 x 10 weeks terms and 12 weeks holiday breaks. The breakdown will be as follows:
1. Face-to-face and online tuition hours in total: 800 hours/40 weeks
2. Preparation for assessments: 10-15 hours/unit x 12 units = 120-180hrs
3. Delivery of this course will be via face-to-face classroom workshops for 2 days/week at TACIS premises and independent online studies for a minimum of 6 hours/week.
Learner Educational and Support Services
All Students are required to attend an induction session prior to commencement. All policies and procedures are explained in full. Students are also provided with a “Student Handbook” and information about the course and assessments.
Students are invited to contact their trainer for details and support. Where the application form indicates that Students may have special needs or a problem with English, a language, literacy and numeracy test will be conducted during the orientation session to identify any Students who may require additional support.
A range of support services are available free of charge to Students and are confidential. This will include, as appropriate:
- Counselling – general or personal, support and referrals
- Study assistance as required
- Language, literacy and numeracy support
- Accommodating work and study
Any identified support needs will be recorded on the Individual Training Plan.