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Diploma of Project Management - In person (BSB51415)

Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) is a nationally accredited program which supports middle and upper-level management personnel to improve their project management skills and building on their industry experience. You will receive intensive and in-depth training on the fundamentals of managing for profit.

This course was created by the Air Conditioning & Mechanical Contractors’ Association (RTO 5139) to share knowledge, support talent, and promote growth across the industry.


Diploma of Project Management

Once you have completed all assessment requirements to a satisfactory level, you will be issued with a Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415). If you do not complete the course, or if there are any units you are not yet deemed to be competent in, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units you completed.

Learning outcomes

This program is designed to educate you on systematic strategies that can support you in achieving better and more profitable outcomes. 

Your coursework will cover all aspects of management, including:

  • Planning and scheduling 
  • Risk assessment
  • Occupational Health & Safety (OHS)
  • Human Resource Management (HRM)
  • Productivity improvements 
  • Communication and negotiation skills
  • Environmental management 

Eligibility requirements

This program is best suited to those who have had experience managing small to medium projects.

To participate in the program, you must:

  • Have 3 years of experience in a project management environment or Certificate IV Project Management Practice (BSB41515)
  • Have 2 years of industry experience 
  • Be currently working in a project management role 

Delivery and assessment

The program takes 27 weeks to complete, supported by at least 4 hours of self-directed learning and workplace assessment each week. 

The program consists of 2 week-long residential workshops that incorporate industry cases studies delivered by specialist trainers and industry experts. The workshops are held at the AMCA headquarters located in Burwood, Victoria. Attendance is mandatory, as knowledge sharing is a key component of the program.

Modern accommodation, training facilities, and relevant technologies and equipment are available to provide you with the ideal learning environment.

Structure and content

The program consists of 8 core units and 4 elective units, as outlined below.

Core units

BSBPMG511       Manage project scope  
BSBPMG512  Manage project time 
BSBPMG513  Manage project quality 
BSBPMG514  Manage project cost 
BSBPMG515  Manage project human resources 
BSBPMG516   Manage project information and communication
BSBPMG517  Manage project risk 
BSBPMG521  Manage project integration


Elective Units

BSBMGT516       Facilitate continuous improvement  
BSBPMG518  Manage project procurement 
BSBPMG519   Manage project stakeholder engagement 
BSBPMG520  Manage project governance 

Training policies

To learn about our training polices, please refer to the AMCA Learner Handbook. 

The handbook details how the following policies relate to our learners:

  • Student Code of Conduct
  • Student Support Services
  • Safety information
  • RTO Obligations
  • Compliance and Appeals
  • Qualifications and pathways
  • Assessment
  • Student Record Management

You can download the AMCA Learner Handbook from our website.

Cost and payment

Course costs include course materials, morning/afternoon teas, and lunches. 

All costs include GST.

Cost  Member      Non-member      Additional information 
Enrolment fee $1,500 $1,500  Non-refundable deposit 
Per unit cost $291.50 $375 Includes units awarded under recognition of prior learning
Total course cost      $5,000 $6,000  Based on completion of all 12 units


Course costs exclude airfares and accommodation. Replacement certificate will incur an additional charge of $25.  

Refund and cancellation policy

A full refund of the enrolment fee will be provided if the AMCA is notified in writing at least 10 working days prior to the course commencement date. Participant substitutes will be considered if they fit the course criteria, with notification to be provided in writing.

We reserve the right to cancel, postpone, or reschedule the program due to insufficient registrations or other reasons beyond our control. In the event of a program cancellation, a full refund will be provided.

Course schedule

The Diploma of Project Management is offered annually. 

Registrations close   30 April 2021
Course commences       16 May 2021

How to apply

To apply, please email your expression of interest to the AMCA Training Department.

AMCA House 30 Cromwell Street BURWOOD, VIC 3125 AUSTRALIA


TicketRate TypeRates
RegistrationMember$ 5000.00
RegistrationNon Member$ 6000.00


Registration16 May 2021 

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Terms and Conditions

Cancellation Policy

The AMCA reserve the right to cancel, postpone or reschedule events and training courses due to insufficient interest or other reasons beyond our control. In the instance that events or training courses are cancelled, a full refund will be given.

Refund Policy

A full refund will be given if the AMCA is notified in writing a minimum of 4 business days prior to the course commencement date. A 50% administration charge will be incurred if the AMCA is notified within 3 business days or less. No refund will be given if the AMCA is not notified of cancellation.