BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

National Code: BSB40920
Nationally Recognised Training: Yes
Government funding: Yes Smart and Skilled 

Project management practice is integral to the successful planning of businesses large and small. The BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice is designed for individuals, managers, supervisors and team members working on projects. To get qualified and enhance your job opportunities, the BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice is the perfect practical qualification.

Course Description

This qualification is suitable for autonomous individuals who identify and apply project management skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts. Job titles for these roles may include contracts officers, project administrators, quality officers and small business operators.

Individuals in these roles 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.

What kind of careers and work could I do?

As an entry-level project management qualification, the Certificate IV qualification reflects the roles of workers who participate in project work. Possible job titles and roles relevant to the BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice  include a wide variety of contexts and may include workers, team members, managers and supervisors:

  • Project OfficerCIV Business
  • Contract Officers
  • Project Administrator
  • Project team member
  • Manager
  • Team Leaders
  • Logistics / Transport / Mining / Defence and Health projects

What are the entry requirements?

There are no entry requirements for this qualification, this course is an entry-level project management practice qualification.

Where can I study, what locations are available?

No courses or classes running for the remainder of 2023 and we are taking EOI’s (Expression of Interest) for 2024.

Kiama, Illawarra – National Headquarters.

You chose the way you want to study.

Flexible delivery is a combination virtual classroom and/or self-study.

How is the course delivered?

This course is delivered as a virtual classroom via Microsoft Teams with access to a trainer and assessor or flexible online/self-paced.

We currently do not have this course as a face to face course.

What units am I required to complete?

You need to complete 9 units for this BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice qualification, all learning materials and a USB are included in the price. The three core units of the course are:

  • BSBPMG420 Apply project scope management techniques
    project management practice
  • BSBPMG421 Apply project time management techniques
  • BSBPMG422 Apply project quality management techniques

The remaining six electives are chosen on your work roles, job requirements and interest in project management, common electives include:

  • BSBPMG423 Apply project cost management techniques
  • BSBPMG424 Apply project human resources management approaches
  • BSBPMG427 Apply project procurement procedures
  • BSBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationships
  • BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
  • BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs

Smart and Skilled

This course is government subsidised and you maybe eligible, if you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Permanent Resident, live or work in NSW, are over 15 and no longer at school, you may be eligible under Smart and Skilled, meaning the course is subsidised by the NSW Government, visit our page here. 

How much is the course?

This BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice qualification is available under the NSW Government’s Smart and Skilled funding. Prices depend on whether it is your first or subsequent qualification or if you are eligible for a concession fee or exemption.  The fees are:

$0         Fee Exemption *
$240     Concession, for eligible Centrelink recipients

$1,580  First qualification
$2,450  Second qualification
$5,070  Fee for service (non-subsidised)

* You may be eligible for an exemption, which means that you do not have to pay anything for the course if you are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, or if you have a disability, health, chronic medical or mental health condition. Contact our office 1300 653 501 for more information or email us: [email protected].

How interactive and practical is the course?

At NTM this course is practical, interactive and with sufficient time to complete all your assessments. This course includes interesting readings and practical assessment work to be completed at home or at work. There will also be written assessments, projects and case studies related to project management activities.

Pathways to further study

After successfully completing the BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice you may enter:

  1. BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management
  2. BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Licensing and regulatory information

There are no licencing or regulatory requirements for this course.

I would like to discuss the course before I enrol

Please call our learning consultants on 1300 653 501 to discuss the course. At NTM we are committed to enhancing your learning potential by providing a range of services. If you would like to speak to a qualified Career Development Practitioner before enrolling or to discuss Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) about your previous qualifications or workplace training experience just contact our office.

To support your learning journey we have a range of support services available including: Career Development, Counselling, Disability and Adult Basic Education services. As an NTM student, these support services are available at no extra cost.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

From 1 January 2015, anyone enrolling into a TAFE or Registered Training Organisation needs a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not have a USI or have lost it, get it quick and free at  A USI gives you access to an online account and will contain all your nationally recognised training and results from 1 January 2015 onward.

Enrolling is easy.

Step 1: Complete the enrolment form: (due to no classes for the rest of 2023, we will update the enrolment form for Term 1 2024 in December 2023)

Step 2: Send the enrolment form to [email protected]

For any assistance call 1300 653 501, you can also enrol over the phone.