BSB40920

Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (BSB40920) Online

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Kickstart your Project Management Career

Today’s career pathways are not as straightforward as they once were, with people expected to hold 17 jobs across five different careers over their lifetime. With such a variable working life becoming the norm, it’s vital to equip yourself with transferable skill sets built around communication, self-management and problem-solving. With a project management qualification, you can become job-ready for different industries, including construction management, IT, business administration, community services and many others.

The Certificate IV in Project Management Practice online has been designed to equip you with the complete range of skills needed to enter project management in any field, including project scoping, scheduling and quality planning. This course will set you up for long-term career growth, from identifying time and cost constraints to applying human resource management techniques and communicating with stakeholders.

Partnering with our Learning Coaches for one-on-one support, we’ll guide you through the course and provide you with the keys to your success.

Get started today and try us out risk-free for 30 days*.

  • 100% online, self-paced study,
  • Study for how long you want, when you want,
  • Fit your study time around your lifestyle – not the other way around,
  • No need to attend scheduled classes or tutorials,
  • No strict or unreasonable deadlines to meet,
  • Payment plans that can be tailored to your budget,
  • Generous 24-month enrolment period, with free course extension and deferral options.

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  • 96% of our students surveyed said they achieved their study goal - you can too.
  • Our commitment to helping you achieve real-world results.
  • Receive two FREE short courses for furthering or achieving your goals.
Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualification Framework

TIMEFRAME

Part-Time: Approx. 10-12 months
Full-Time: Approx. 8 months

Generous 24-month enrolment period

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Flexible Plans: Starting from just $37/wk
Upfront Discount: Only $2495*

Save up to 13.55%** when you pay a $1495 upfront deposit

UNITS

Hand-selected: 9 Units

Content created in partnership with industry leaders

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Course Details

Units

Get job-ready with industry relevant units designed to help you succeed

This Certificate IV incorporates the project management methodology of PMBOK. It is modelled around the 5 Project Management processes of; initiate, plan, execute, control + monitor and close a project, as well as the 9 knowledge areas.

The program covers all the key skills required to be an effective team member of a large, complex project or to manage a small project. It comprises the following 9 nationally accredited units:

UNITS
CODE UNIT NAME
BSBPMG420 Apply project scope management techniques
BSBPMG421 Apply project time management techniques
BSBPMG422 Apply project quality management techniques
BSBPMG423 Apply project cost management techniques
BSBPMG424 Apply project human resources management approaches
BSBPMG426 Apply project risk management techniques
BSBPMG427 Apply project procurement procedures
BSBPMG429 Apply project stakeholder engagement techniques
BSBPMG425 Apply project information management and communications techniques

Duration

Our courses are 100% online and are self-paced.

This means you can choose to study on a more intense time schedule, or just fit it around your lifestyle when you can.
The course can be completed in as little as 8 months with a full-time study load or in 10-12 months on a part-time study load, but we allow a generous 24-month standard course enrolment duration.

We provide engaging tutorials, industry-relevant assessments and work-ready learning outcomes.

  • Complete the course your way – at your own time, pace and convenience
  • You win from the start with no classes, no rush hour dash or parking hassles
  • Tutorials are easily navigated and the order can be adapted to your priorities
  • Unit quizzes serve to demonstrate knowledge obtained
  • You receive a personal learning plan and regular feedback and personal assistance from our experienced facilitators
  • Learning occurs on the job and you can apply your knowledge while you study for immediate results

Depending on your current skills and amount of experience you have, you may qualify for Recognition of Prior Learning and be eligible for course acceleration.

Study Pathways

Who is this course designed for?

This program is designed for current project team members and project managers, project or program administrators and anyone new to project management seeking to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to work effectively in the field either assisting in the planning, management and control of projects or managing their own smaller project.

The Certificate IV in Project Management is recognised in Australia as the entry-level certification for anyone seeking employment in Project Management, as an assistant or in a supporting role to a Project Management Professional or Manager.

Build your career with a diploma

This course offers pathways to further study with entry into:

Entry & Study Requirements

Study requirements

In order to succeed in our online qualifications, our students are required to:

  • Be 18 years or older at the time of registration
  • Demonstrate the required level of competency in English language, literacy and numeracy skills

The required level of competency in English language, literacy and numeracy skills for Diploma and Certificate IV qualifications is ACSF Level 3. To ensure you have the ACSF skills necessary to commence study with us, you may be required to completed a language, literacy and numeracy test if English is not your first language and you do not hold any nationally recognised Australian qualifications.

Upon enrolment, all students will also be assessed over time by their learning coach for their language, literacy and numeracy skills. Where these levels fall below the requisite ACSF standard for the qualification, the coach will advise the student of the remedial options open to them. This may involve additional support or withdrawal of enrolment and refund of fees paid.

Please refer to the relevant CAL Policies and the Student Handbook for full details of the entry-level requirements procedure.

Technical requirements

You will need regular access to a laptop or desktop computer with the following:

  • An adequate and reliable internet connection,
  • At least the equivalent of Microsoft Office or Office for Mac, with word-processing capabilities and spreadsheets,
  • A PDF Reader installed,
  • Full permissions to install and access third-party software as required.

You will also need regular access to a laptop, desktop computer or device with an adequate camera to undertake video calls for assessments as required. Typically, we recommend using a laptop or desktop computer with the latest version of Chrome. Please check to ensure your device/s align with the system requirements for our major services:

  • Brightspace D2L – Our Learning Management System (LMS) platform
  • Zoom – Our video call platform
  • Respondus – Our quiz assessment platform
  • Vidyard – Our video embedding platform

Recognition of Prior Learning

Get credit for demonstrated skills and knowledge

If you have extensive experience in the industry with a high level of knowledge, competency and ability, you may be eligible for RPL.
This process may enable you to get unit credits for competencies you’ve already demonstrated so you can fast-track your qualification.

Learn more about Recognition of Prior Learning here or contact us to see what you might qualify for.

Fees & Payment Options

CAL Offer flexible payment plans to suit any budget

At The College for Adult Learning, we understand that not all students are in a position to pay for their studies upfront. For this reason we offer flexible weekly or monthly payment plans that can suit any lifestyle or budget.

Payment Plan Payment Amount Payment Plan Length Total Amount Paid
Discounted Upfront Fee* $1495 + $58.82/mo Upfront Deposit + 17 Months $2495
3 x Monthly Payments $870 3 Months $2610
6 x Monthly Payments $445 6 Months $2670
12 x Monthly Payments $235 12 Months $2820
52 x Weekly Payments $55 12 Months $2860
18 x Monthly Payments $160 18 Months $2880
78 x Weekly Payments $37 18 Months $2886

*Please note: The College for Adult Learning’s obligations as an RTO include taking actions to protect your fees. These protections exist to ensure that you can enrol with confidence. The principal protection which is provided to you is a pre-paid fee limit; CAL will never require you to pay more than $1,500 in advance and will never allow your advance payment balance to rise above $1,500.



**In conformance with the protections and to make our course fees more accessible to our students, you will only be required to pay $1495 at the time of registration, with a $58.80 recurring monthly payment debited for the next 17 months, equalling a total fee of $2494.94 - saving you up to 13.55% off the normal payment plan fees.

FEE-HELP and VET Loans

In order to maintain the high quality training we’re so proud of, we are not affiliated with FEE-HELP schemes or VET Student Loans, and remain a Fee For Service provider. We understand the financial pressure and concerns that come with undertaking study, so we keep our prices highly competitive and offer flexible payment plans to suit all budgets and lifestyles. Don’t hesitate to contact us on 1300 907 870 to discuss a flexible plan that suits your budget

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Certificate IV in Project Management Practice?

The Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (BSB40920) is a qualification for professionals who want to develop project skills and knowledge that are in-demand for many industry roles. This qualification is the perfect pathway for getting into project management, and for pursuing project management as a rewarding career path. This project management course online is a Nationally Recognised qualification in Australia and internationally respected. Learn the essential project management skills you need to start your career including applying project scope, time, cost, quality and stakeholder management techniques.

How long does a Certificate IV studying project management take?

The length of studying a Certificate IV in Project Management Practice is approximately 8 months with full-time study. The duration of your qualification is also dependant on how many hours you put in each week to study. However, at CAL, all students are offered a generous 24-month self-paced enrolment period to complete their project management qualifications online.

Can I do project management online?

You can study project management courses online and this option is best suited to working professionals. Studying project management courses online means no compulsory classes and the freedom to study on your terms, completely self-paced. Students can fit online study around a busy lifestyle of work and personal commitments. Make your way through the units with clear tutorials, supporting content, as well as activities and quizzes to test and strengthen your learning along the way.

What can I do with a certificate IV in project management?

The Certificate IV in Project Management Practice is a qualification that will allow you to successfully launch your project management career. With a project management qualification, you can pursue rewarding roles such as Project Coordinator, Project Administrator, Contract Administrator and more. The Certificate covers the core areas outlined in the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBoK), giving you the skills you need to successfully coordinate projects using any methodology, from Scrum to Six Sigma, Agile and PRINCE2. The best thing you can do with a certificate qualification in project management is using your new foundational skills and project knowledge to successfully pursue project management roles and be confident in your future project career.

Are project management jobs in demand?

Project management jobs are in high demand all over the world and particularly in Australia, with project skills essential to many job roles and industries. With the versatility of project management and how essential it is to a multitude of industries, jobs and project skills will only increase in demand over the next 10 years in Australia.

What are three careers in project management?

Rewarding careers in project management include construction project management, roles in government and project management roles in IT and business. You can apply your fundamental project management skills from the online project management qualification you have undertaken and work towards a role like Construction Project Manager, which can fetch an average annual salary of around $150,000 in Australia (PayScale). Construction project managers oversee large scale construction projects and have a variety of responsibilities in managing teams, budgets, timelines and more.

Project management roles in government are in high demand in Australia and have very rewarding job benefits and salary packages attached. These roles are mostly contract-based and require strong analytical, technical project and transferable management skills. Project management roles are competitive, with annual salaries commonly more than $200,000 (Glassdoor, 2021).

Another career path to pursue in project management is in the IT sector, where project professionals oversee all planning, developing and launching of businesses information technology projects and goals. IT project managers can fetch over $130,000 (PayScale 2020) for annual salaries, with some roles offering $240,000 or more. These project roles require detailed knowledge of information technology and experience managing other departments or strategic business objectives is ideal.

What qualification is needed to be in project management?

To have a successful career in project management, it is strongly recommended to develop foundational skills first with the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (BSB40920) online. After completing the Certificate IV qualification online, many PM professionals go on to study the Diploma of Project Management (BSB50820) to further refine their technical skills and know-how but also develop key soft skills and management skills necessary for roles such as Project Manager.

What is the difference between the Certificate IV and the Diploma, and which PM course is right for me?

The difference between the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice and the Diploma of Project Management is that the Certificate IV is a qualification for professionals who do not have project experience and want to build core skills to launch their project management career. The Diploma is best suited for professionals who have worked in a project role for a few years and want to upskill into higher management roles. By chatting to one of our friendly Learning Consultants at CAL, you can help determine which online project management course is the right fit for you and your career goals.

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06:50 27 Jul 21
Jason was very helpful and supported me with all my questions that lead to my decision to start studying the double diploma.
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23:24 16 Jul 21
Jason was so helpful and easy to deal with. He is knowledgeable of what new aspiring student’s needs and what outcomes i intend to achieve at the completion of the course.
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Gayan S.
11:39 28 Jun 21
I recently joined with this institute in order to follow the quality auditing +compliance double diploma program. After doing a pre research I found this institute is more. Convenient and supportive. As a learning consultant Jordan Edward’s has given his fullest support and direction to enrol with the best suitable program for me. I appreciate his support, being thankful and also looking forward to successfully complete the course.
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Roman N.
09:28 10 Jun 21
Jenni, Leigh, Samantha and the CAL team have made me welcomed and supported from the day I spoke to them. Definitely recommend to everyone wanting to get into their choice of study with excellent material and most of all ongoing help and support.
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Sa P.
02:50 02 Jun 21
Shout out to Jason Rawlinson for the great customer service and patience to put up with my many questions and curve balls I threw at him. He helped me in making an informed decision on which course to take with the greatest benefit not only for now, but moving forward too. Thanks Jason!
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07:32 31 May 21
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Koko A.
19:22 28 May 21
PERFECT LIFE COACH AND STUDIES MENTORS!!I was given all the information I needed to know and spent nearly 2 hours today on one phone call in regards to one enquiry i was having about a course. I had given -Jason, ‘College for Adult Learning Representative’ , a big headache on the phone call with never-ending questions about my course I’m about to start and he helped me through with each and every one. I have studied on different academic levels in different countries and I’ve honestly never met someone so passionate and eager to mentor me through my journey as if I was his younger brother. If you’re reading this Jason, thank you so much and I’m sure karma will come back to you right like you’ve helped me today on the phone call! 😊
Eddy P
Eddy P
11:09 28 May 21
I was tossing up whether or not to move forward with registering for the double diploma in building and construction management and project management - Jason had tried to call me and I missed it so he flicked me an email and when I replied (at 5.20pm on a Friday night mind you) he called me strait back and said I was a really good candidate for the course, so I registered and he approved it for me strait away so I could enrol and get started over the weekend.He was so good to deal with, easy to talk to and very reassuring. So thank you Jason, for helping me take the next step toward my career goals.
James Horton
James H.
03:39 21 May 21
Well knowledgeable coach's , pleasure to talk to
Naija Spic
Naija S.
07:47 18 May 21
Was very impressed how easy it was to apply and the great guidance provided by Jason :) highly recommend :)
Chris
Chris
12:17 16 May 21
I was issued with an Individual Learning Plan with two units exactly the same but rebranded with different unit numbers and icons, upon querying this I was told to proceed with the units but then had to ascertain for myself that they had made an error that effectively led me to many extra hours of study that were of no use. Their attempt to resolve and remedy has been honest, responsive and conducted in a constructive manner, after initially not speaking favourably of them I can now attest to their diligence, and want to improve as a training provider. They do need to improve the grammar throughout all the tutorials and assessments though as the English is littered with mistakes.Overall the course is good and challenging and the coaches are really helpful and knowledgeable too.
Aaron Patton
Aaron P.
07:14 16 May 21
Jason Rawlinson has been an absolute pleasure to deal with and has always been helpful with any questions that I have ever had.
Mirna Al
Mirna A.
06:59 08 May 21
Just completed my last unit as part of the double diploma qualification in HRM and Leadership & Management with CAL. I've definitely learned so much through this program. The course material included was really useful. I was also fortunate enough to have received the support of a great coach and assessor like Marissa. She was friendly and always happy to assist and provide me with meaningful feedback when I needed help or clarification. Overall, I was satisfied with my experience at CAL.
Ashleigh Cox
Ashleigh C.
04:00 07 May 21
I have just signed up and have had a fabulous experience so far. The information and service that was provided to me on my enquiry by Jason was sensational and was one of the reasons I chose to go with this college over other providers.
Jasmine Pacini
Jasmine P.
23:34 25 Apr 21
Friendly knowledgeable staff.Great resources.Fast response time.Convenient format.
Wendy Woodford
Wendy W.
03:54 14 Apr 21
Kerre is always extremely helpful when I call her for a query. She is very knowledgeable and communications very effectively.
Charmaine Sime
Charmaine S.
01:43 05 Apr 21
I find the coaches so helpful, thank you Kerri for yesterday. They're logical and encouraging particularly if you're not feeling 100% confident. It's also really refreshing to know that help is easily accessed when needed. So I'd certainly recommended Kerri and the team :-)
Daniel St Clair
Daniel St C.
11:39 22 Mar 21
I spent a long time tossing up whether or not to go back to studying...it’s been over 20 years since I last hit the books! While already juggling family, work and other commitments, I was no doubt going to put myself under even more pressure! I decided to take the plunge and, sure enough, it was every bit the anxiety inducing ride I expected it to be!That said, I am so glad I went ahead and did this. Not only will these qualifications assist me in the future but The College For Adult Learning also has coaches like Kerri Waddell to help you through it making it almost worth the premature ageing. If it weren’t for her ability to keep me focused (and sane) then I’m confident I’d have packed it in! She has fantastic knowledge of the course content, an ability to give clear and concise feedback and a calming influence during the coaching calls.If you’re unsure whether or not to go back to studying, I won’t lie, it’s TOUGH! But if you land a coach like Kerri who can keep you on the right track then the only person who can stop you from getting through it......is YOU!
Melanie Carmichael
Melanie C.
08:11 18 Mar 21
Have had the pleasure of studying a double diploma with CAL. The support throughout the journey has been second to none. I can't thank everyone at CAL enough for helping me succeed. Thank you!
Samantha McNamara
Samantha M.
06:16 16 Mar 21
Having been in the workforce for a few decades I am very aware that my resume needed some attention to make it more appealing to prospective employers (now I know it is not a CV!). My experience with Jenni the career counsellor was exceptional. She requested that I send through my current resume for review prior to our meeting. The feedback from Jenni was so helpful. She was encouraging too, and made me feel more sure about how to 'sell myself' to the target employers. I am very impressed with CAL's careers hub - many resources that I will use. Thank you very much for your help.
Hannah Webb
Hannah W.
06:18 08 Mar 21
Great experience with Kerre. She provides helpful feedback and guidance when doing my roleplays. She is also very encouraging and positive.
Daniel Fitzpatrick
Daniel F.
23:00 23 Feb 21
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Alex Shambho
Alex S.
12:15 30 Jan 21
Absolutely amazing start, Jason was super helpful in getting me signed up for the course. we needed to clarify some details via phone . Jason was fun to talk to and very competent in helping me out with my problems. I am looking forward to the start of the course. thank you very much
Elizabeth Flemming
Elizabeth F.
09:59 25 Jan 21
Has anyone done the Double Diploma of Business and Business administration. needing a little help full time mum . and full time worker doing 40 + hours a week. All suggestions would be helpful
Phillipa Schulze
Phillipa S.
07:14 20 Jan 21
Definitely a positive coaching call. I found it very helpful and from it I feel confident following my new career path.
Naomi Sampol
Naomi S.
08:20 07 Dec 20
I have thoroughly enjoyed my studies through the College for Adult Learning. The learning material was easy to read and tutors always on hand when ever you need help. I even receive courtesy emails and reminders on how I was going throughout the process. The staff are of excellent and professional services and I couldn't recommend them more. Thank you CAL for helping me reach my goals in such a short period. I studied the Double Diploma of Building and Construction (Management) along with Project Management and couldn't have done it without the team at CAL. Thank you for providing this wonderful service! I'm sure I will be back to do a Leadership Management course!
Nick Larubina
Nick L.
04:35 02 Dec 20
Jason was a legend !!! So easy to deal with and I can’t wait to complete my studies and advance my career
Simone Machado
Simone M.
22:14 25 Nov 20
I just finished unit 6 of Project Management and leadership. It was a hard, extensive unit but I must admit that it was reworded the knowledge gained especially with the great support of Nasser Babaee that with his experience and advice has kept me going in the right direction. His professionalism is admirable. Thank you
Billy Martin
Billy M.
20:01 20 Nov 20
I have recently completed a Double Diploma in Project Management and Leadership & Management through CAL. The coaches at CAL are friendly and very helpful. I was able to complete the course well under the allocated time due to the user friendly platform that CAL have constructed and also aided by the fast response times from CAL staff.My assignments were returned quickly with a detailed response indicating what I did well and what I should pay more attention to which helped shape my thought patterns through the course until I had the bigger picture on what was required from me at the final assessment.CAL staff have always been easy to contact and very considerate to the fact that most learners are working full time while undertaking their studies.I have learnt a great deal through this course and would like to thank everyone at the College for Adult Learning for their assistance through my journey.
Taylor Prestopino
Taylor P.
06:21 08 Nov 20
I have recently completed my Double Diploma of Humam Resources Management & Leadership Management with CAL - it was a great experience & I enjoyed completing my studies with CAL. I had great support from my coaches & the college throughout my course which made stress free. I would most definitely recommend CAL to all looking to complete a nationally recognised diploma at a self paced level. I completed my course in 2.5 years while working full time, the college was so supportive during my 2.5 years of studies with them! I am now qualified in the field I have been passionate about which mean I can now confidently apply for roles with HRM thanks to my new Double Diploma I have completed with CAL! I highly recommend CAL to prospect students!
Jenni Pickert
Jenni P.
01:33 07 Nov 20
Celebrating that I recently completed my Double Diploma in Business Administration & Leadership and Management. I feel that I learnt valuable skills and knowledge to assist my career. I commenced this course during a period of not having a workplace due to taking leave to care for my aged mother and wanting to improve my work skills. I used all of the Case Study resources which were relevant to units and this provided good direction and material to complete assessments. With my previous work knowledge and experience I was able to fast track quite a few of the units and then other units I found it valuable to work through the tutorials and activities to gain further knowledge.My coaches and assessors over the course were Meagan and Marissa and they were both wonderful facilitators, being friendly, encouraging and supportive. It was always a pleasure to talk with them and also made me feel comfortable completing role play assessments. If I needed any clarification of requirements it was easy just to book a call and then gain insight to get the tasks completed. Thank you Meagan and Marissa, you gave me wonderful inspiration to complete the course.My whole experience across the course was that it was very supportive from all of the team at CAL from the beginning to the finish, including the student administration team and the online learning platform is easy to use.It feels rewarding to have completed the course and it’s given me greater confidence now that I’m back in the workforce.Jenni Pickert
Ty Tabs
Ty T.
04:14 05 Nov 20
I was about to quit due to things happening in my personal life and they really really understood me and gave me alternative options to finish my Diploma. Thanks College for Adult Learning.
Jennie Mcgorlick
Jennie M.
05:45 31 Oct 20
I have just completed the Double Diploma of Business and Leadership Management. The course was closely aligned with the skills I was developing in my role at my workplace. I was priviledged to have such an excellent, professional, supportive tutor in Marissa Litonjua. She was always encouraging, very helpful, approachable and accommodating. I will miss the weather updates from sunny Queensland. Thanks for being a vital part of my career aspirations. Jen
Michael Bellamy
Michael B.
03:27 30 Oct 20
2020 a year of turmoil and uncertainty, CAL have maintained there standards and assistance through out.
Peter Jacques
Peter J.
20:39 29 Oct 20
Extremly impressed with the level of service
Girish Kakade
Girish K.
07:19 27 Oct 20
A very detailed and systematically designed course with excellent; helpful and friendly staff members. I would definitely recommend Nasser Babaee- a good mentor and a guide.
Sonia Wise
Sonia W.
01:17 26 Oct 20
I completed a double diploma with CAL. I found the material easy to access with their online dashboard. I felt that there was material available for various learning styles - which sometimes is missed with on-line learning. Learning material was perfect for me as it allowed me to push and challenge myself and get the most out of the course that I required. The whole team were supportive in my learnings and offered help with work / study / life balance when I was time poor due to work commitments, which I feel is a nice personal touch, they understand the human side and you are not just a number. I 100% recommended CAL as a study platform.
Tom Mahlook
Tom M.
12:38 21 Oct 20
Hi there. Has anyone enrolled in, or completed the Double Diploma in Logistics + Business (Procurement)?Any feedback would be appreciated. Thank you😁
Kylie Benson
Kylie B.
05:30 07 Oct 20
My experience with CAL feels like I have invested my money well. Thank you CAL
Kylieruth Benson
Kylieruth B.
05:28 07 Oct 20
I was very impressed with my experience today with my career coach. Jenni gave me an informative consultation on how to further my career. I felt that I have invested well with CAL. Thank you so much.
Marc Hammill
Marc H.
01:33 28 Sep 20
Very helpful, informative conversation, allowed me to establish if I was going on the right track with my future career. Thanks Nasser
Jeff Keating
Jeff K.
23:38 06 Sep 20
The team at CAL has prepared relevant and diverse online content to make it easier to study. The coaches are warm, encouraging & supportive to deal with. I'm thoroughly enjoying the Double Diploma in Project Management and Leadership & Management.
Sonia Wise
Sonia W.
03:41 09 Aug 20
I have just completed my double diploma in HR Management and Business Admin. This has been one of the best online platforms that I have used for my learning experiences. The content Is excellent and very thorough, there are various methods you can use, depending on your learning style. There is a lot of work, but is totally rewarding as you work through it. My biggest take home is if you have any issues or get stuck is to always communicate with the lecturers or even the office staff, the whole team is super supportive. I struggled a couple of times with work time pressures where it got too much, the CAL team where very supportive and assisted me through it. Kerry and Marissa where both great facilitators when working though my major assignments, and thanks them both for making it an easy process. At the end of the day CAL want you to pass and will work with you through the process. Thanks to the CAL team!!! 😎😎
Monica Lazaro
Monica L.
01:12 05 Aug 20
I recommend students who are looking for a well spread out modules covering all areas of a topic. The course module and tasks enables to think in a practical manner. As a result I feel confident to enter workforce. The coaches are amazing. No question is silly or too small to ask. Very helpful & positive coaches.
Ray Millard
Ray M.
04:10 28 Jul 20
Starting my HR Diploma in March 2020, being part of CAL has been an amazing experience. The information is very rich and up-to-date. The staff and assessors are extremely helpful. Thank you CAL for helping me transition back into HR and into the workforce !
John Simunovich
John S.
08:25 24 Jun 20
CAL has been a great online learning platform. Access for a coach is simple & easy and never too hard to get hold of one.
Francisco Pina Pais
Francisco Pina P.
11:25 04 May 20
I strongly recommend the studies at CAL. My experience so far was exceptional; I learned immensely and always had the support of all team. Great people, Great teachers, Great school. The methodology and the contents are beneficial and aligned with the requirements of the work industries
Luke Long
Luke L.
06:34 03 May 20
I recently finished my double diploma of building and construction / project management through CAL. It is a great course and I learnt a lot along the way - a great experience and there is always plenty of support through the CAL team and the facebook group. Nasser was very helpful throughout the course as well!
Ashleigh Rowe
Ashleigh R.
05:04 20 Apr 20
I have just completed my double diploma in project management and leadership management. It has a lot of information and I learned so much. The price you pay in money and mentality was worth having these two diplomas now and I can’t thank CAL enough. I have always had good experiences with the coach’s, timing and content. I would recommend studying with CAL to anyone. Just chip away at it and keep motivated.
Serneste Mare
Serneste M.
06:16 30 Mar 20
In the current climate, we are all facing I have found that my coach and also the student support and administration has been VERY helpful, reassuring and timely in their communication and help. I enjoy the course and my experience from the start has been great. The effort is on me to contact and reach out and once I did this the team was on my questions immediately.
Luise Napier
Luise N.
09:28 27 Mar 20
I have studied with CAL for the past 22 months, completing a double diploma of Practice Management and Business Administration, Meagan my accessor has been a wealth of knowledge and assistance in developing my career in Practice Management. By learning the modules of the course this has allowed me to transition smoothly into my new career. I had already accepted my new role prior to completing this course, with commitment, discipline, and perseverance and an end goal the double diplomas are achievable.I strongly recommend CAL to anyone looking to further their education !!
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Eldrian B.
04:55 13 Mar 20
Thank you for extending the expiring date of my current course.It is clear that the College for Adult Learning is a institute of high ethical values, where the student's education is still superior to potential monetary gain.GOOD ON YOU.I will highly recommend the College for Adult Learning to any future students, and will also make a point to promote CAL to all young people in the hospitals where I work. Dr Eldrian Basson - Clinical Epidemiologist
Gail Kerr
Gail K.
05:40 06 Jun 19
I found my whole experience with CAL to be a positive one. It's been many years since I have been in a "school" environment, so it took some discipline to get through this course. I set myself a 2 hour minimum study period each day which took a fair bit of effort and focus, as I work full-time plus have a family to look after. It was hard initially, but after a couple of weeks, I found my rhythm and it was smooth sailing after that. I also didn't put any pressure on myself-if I had a bad day at work-I didn't touch any study as I found no joy when I hit the books in that frame of mind, and that made it hard work. So, I found giving study a miss for one or two days actually beneficial, and when I did go back, I was more involved and interested in my course than before. I have nothing but praise for the support I received from the whole team at CAL - from the admin staff to the tutors. They responded quickly and the coaching calls helped me to get to the next questions/units quickly. A big thank you to each of you for the part you played in helping me achieve a long-held goal. I highly recommend CAL to anybody who is looking to take on some study. The content is laid out well and easily followed. The exercises for each topic and the assessments went a long way in ensuring that the information absorbed was drilled home.
Ben Clark
Ben C.
04:03 05 Jun 19
CAL provided a great opportunity to learn at your own pace. I would highly recommend their Diploma of Project Management if you are new to the field and looking for an opportunity to learn as you do. The Diploma greatly supported the project I was working on at the time, running me through all the steps as I implemented them.
Carl Wicken
Carl W.
10:11 20 May 19
I have just completed a double diploma with CAL. I found all of the staff there very supportive indeed and did not experience any rudeness whatsoever. Unforeseen circumstances meant that i had to request an extension , CAL were very professional in their response and understanding. Studying online is not for everyone and can be difficult if you are returning back to study after a long period. However CAL are there to support you it just takes a little bit of time to get a response from your coach, but once you are speaking with them they clarify and help you with your course work. I would recommend sourcing a study group either students from CAL or somewhere else where you can bounce ideas off each other regarding the course. This will help you as you work through the self directed learning and complete your tasks and activities in the course.Thanks to all the team at CAL who helped me through my course and got me to the end.
Robert Michael Gatt
Robert Michael G.
06:50 18 May 19
I have been impressed with CAL from the first point of contact, I totally recommend for anyone that's thinking off further their education to make the first step and contact CAL
Jason Murray
Jason M.
20:17 22 Feb 19
Just submitted my final unit for the diploma of PM, it has been quite a journey, nothing but great great support from the CAL team, will definitely looking at the next course after a short break in study. Highly recommended for anyone looking to study online. CAL are fantastic.
Belinda Rantino
Belinda R.
02:54 22 Jan 19
I really enjoy my studies at the college of Adult Learning, ( I am studying the double Diploma in Human Resources and Leadership Management)the trainers are helpful and very easy to talk to. It’s taken me a bit longer to complete than expected but I can go at my own pace and I now book regular coaching calls to keep me active in my studies. Over all, I’m really happy I choose this course and this college.
Sylvia Iskandar
Sylvia I.
22:32 20 Dec 18
I have officially finished my double diploma with CAL and I must say it was a great experience. The content was terrific and the staff/assessors were very prompt with their responses. I highly recommend if you enjoy online studying.
Linc Sporne
Linc S.
02:15 19 Nov 18
I have just submitted Unit 10 and I must say it has been a tough course but feel I have put in what I wanted to get out of the course. I wanted to push myself so only asked for coaching advice a couple of times. Hard to juggle with kids and work but if you plan your time well it will work. Recommended course content and coaching were quick to respond. Thanks CAL
Belal Pickering
Belal P.
09:26 14 Nov 18
I’m currently doing a double diploma of construction management and Project Management. All the coaches and staff at CAL have been very helpful and the studies have been great as they provide all the text books and study resources that I need to understand all processes and regulations involved in the field I am pursuing.
Timmy Eisel
Timmy E.
08:11 17 Oct 18
I recently completed the Double Diploma in Project Management | Leadership and Management. From my initial enquiry and dealings with Tristan who was super helpful, informative and supportive, through to starting the course with the help of Student engagement coach David who helped me every step of the way and checked in to see how I was getting on, The College for Adult Learning was a fantastic learning experience which exceeded my expectations. With each Unit completed the next would be unlocked straight away and marked within the times stated (generally in half the time). The feedback from the coaches was the best of all always super encouraging and supportive but also included much needed advice in areas that may require extra study or focus. Anything I was unsure of I simply booked a time that suited me for a coach to call me to discuss anything I was unsure about. I highly rate and recommend CAL and look forward to studying with them again in the near future! Thanks so much guys !!
Johnny Preston
Johnny P.
00:51 09 Oct 18
It's got the best support mechanism in place.Coach I have been using it calm her name is Meaghan.She's calm. I'm calm.
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Investing in yourself is the greatest investment you can make. Project Management is an in demand career, and the earning potential is growing fast. The key to building a career is a recognised qualification like the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice.

  • Fact: qualified project managers earn more and get promoted faster, than unqualified project managers.
  • The 2010 Hays Salary guide reports senior project managers earning $120-165K
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With the need for professional project managers increasing, how do you keep your knowledge current and stand out from the crowd?

You may be at risk of being passed over for career progression, salary increases or promotion opportunities because you do not have a recognised qualification in project management.

In Project Management, hiring decision makers consider the real quality of your qualifications.

Your qualification needs to stack up to the level of your experience as represented by your CV. In this competitive market some may be tempted by a quick fix, tick the box Project Management course. Beware – these less reputable courses do not stand up under scrutiny. You need an assessment based, quality accreditation that is clever enough to validate your experience using evidence from your workplace, while giving you the skills to secure the job and future income you deserve.

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A qualification in project management shows potential employers that you are serious about your career and the discipline of project management and also that you are both qualified and competent to do the job and have the correct set of skills required.

Although you will use the same fundamental skills and processes across projects, don’t be afraid to pursue one specific area. A great project manager should be able to manage projects across any industry but many will choose to specialise in one area of project management to really hone in on their skills. Take the time to figure out which types of projects you would like to manage and focus your learning to know as much about that industry as you can.

A huge portion of a project manager’s work is communicating with team members and project stakeholders. For instance, if something was to unexpectedly happen during project execution and the project manager realised there may be a delay in the completion date. A great project manager will need to communicate this information as soon as possible to all those involved. Different stakeholders need to be approached differently and may need phone calls or personal visits to reassure them.

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