Diploma of Project Management

We provide a range of nationally recognised qualifications (local government specific) and council-specific non-accredited short courses as well as other professional development training options.

View course on Training.gov.au

Who should attend?

Council officers and managers who are currently, or soon to be, responsible for projects within council.

Course objectives

Create work breakdown structures, develop realistic estimates and devise integrated project plans. Improve communication skills to effectively manage project roles and responsibilities. Understand and apply the Critical Path Methodology. Optimise time, money and resources better by assigning the right people to the task – project delegation.

Refine their project management and leadership skills by improving their abilities to initiate, plan, execute and deliver projects and evaluate their own work and the work of others.

Course pathways

This course is recommended for those with extensive vocational experience in project roles seeking a formal project management qualification.

On successful completion of your course and all assessments, you will receive a Nationally recognised qualification outlining the course completed and the units within that course.

Course details

Course features
  • Project Management principles and steps – PMBOK Model
  • Quality, performance and outcomes
  • Project analysis and client interaction
  • Managing people
  • Instigating systems and compliance
  • Benefits/advantages of promoting effective project management
Core units
BSBPMG530 Manage project scope
BSBPMG531 Manage project time
BSBPMG532 Manage project quality
BSBPMG533 Manage project cost
BSBPMG534 Manage project human resources
BSBPMG535 Manage project information and communication
BSBPMG536 Manage project risk
BSBPMG540 Manage project integration
Elective units
BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBPMG537 Manage project procurement

Manage project stakeholder engagement

BSBPMG539 Manage project governance
  • Has a minimum of two-years full-time employment, working with Council’s projects and administration processes; and
  • Holds a position which requires you to undertake projects within the Council’s operations; or
  • Acquired a completed Performance Appraisal statement within the last twelve months, reflecting your competencies within Council’s Projects and Administration sector.
Our instructor-led course provides participants with interactive sessions including group discussions, case study reviews, question and answer sessions.  Our training course includes all course training materials, assessment and mentoring/assistance by your allocated trainer.
Duration & locations
Our standard structure for this course is 6 full days to be completed over a period of six months and can be delivered in any metropolitan or regional areas of Queensland.
Please contact Peak for course fees or a proposal for onsite/in-house training.


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Upcoming Dates:

    Block 1: 4-5 May Block 2: 25-26 May Block 3: 22-23 June
    Virtual Classroom
    Block 1: 12-13 October Block 2: 2-3 November Block 3: 7-8 December
    Virtual Classroom