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Achieve the next level of Your Career with our World Class Diploma of Project Management Online

CAL’s NEW Diploma of Project Management Qualification BSB51415 is nationally accredited in Australia, plus highly respected in Asia Pacific and worldwide.

What CAL Provides For You!

  • Gold Standard Accredited programs with achievable management pathways.
  • Facilitators that get you up to speed fast, as they draw upon actual real world career experience and depth of knowledge. We have been training project managers since 2001 and we know what works.
  • Access to dedicated coaching from experts in your industry, who are trained in adult learning principles. (CAL coaches take the time to understand your goals and then craft a learning plan to help you achieve them).

The College for Adult Learning understands 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.

Payment PlanPayment AmountPayment Plan LengthTotal Amount Paid
Full Payment Upfront$2995One Payment$2995
3 Monthly Payments$10303 Months$3090
6 Monthly Payments$5306 Months$3180
12 Monthly Payments$28012 Months$3360
52 Weekly Payments$6512 Months$3380
18 Monthly Payments$19018 Months$3420
78 Weekly Payments$4418 Months$3432

Feel free to contact us on 1300 907 870 to discuss a flexible plan that suits your budget

Course Duration

At last, you can set your own schedule and study when you want! Here’s how it could work for you.
Begin with Module 1. Overview and work progressively through the other 9 Modules.

Say goodbye to rigid timeframes! You could get your Diploma now, with little to no study or course work. CAL’s Recognition of Prior Learning process cuts the red tape to gather and assess the information you have on hand. Then leave it to us to tick the boxes, dot the I’s and cross the T’s. Read more here

Ease your way by simply ‘filling the gaps’ of your knowledge by only studying and submitting what you need to. Your coach will develop your own personal learning plan and get you to accreditation in the quickest time line possible.

CAL’s Diploma of Project Management is approximately 300 hours of study easily achieved in 6-12 months even if you know very little about project management. Also ideal if you need to supplement past experience with further evidence gathering, or need to work your study schedule around other commitments. You can submit your work 24/7 from anywhere in the world, in a flexible timeframe that works for you.Discover your anticipated timeline – Simply fill in our enquiry form to take our exclusive Online Project Management Quiz.

Project management is the world’s fastest growing profession. In the changing world of work where a job for life is being replaced by shorter term contract or project work and each person has maybe 5 or 6 career changes in their working life, project management is a discipline that offers flexibility in the face of an ever changing world.Project Management in Australia today is an exciting, constantly changing/evolving and incredibly diverse profession that is totally transferable from business to business, sector to sector, and profession to profession. In a profession of such enormous diversity, there are just as many diverse career choices & opportunities for professional project managers.

This program will give you the skills & knowledge recognised as essential for all project managers both in the Australian workplace & globally.

Are you seeking a PMP Qualification?

After you have 3 to 4 years of experience and 4500 hours of documented experience managing projects, the PMP certification is a powerful credential that gives you credibility in your organisation and recognition around the world. Once you have completed the CAL Diploma of Project Management we guarantee you will have learned all of the information and knowledge required to pass the difficult PMP certification exam, read more here.

  • An Accreditation you can trust from an authentic RTO with over 15 years experience in adult learning.
  • Flexible unit selection for adult learners – A tailored course that practically ‘fills the gaps’ in your experience, and does not require you to study what you already know.
  • Online 21st century learning – Quality video tutorials with comprehensive voice instructions and hands-on excercises that enable you to learn by doing.
  • Expert and up to date content – programs that are purposefully developed to be globally and future focused, rich in current workplace topics and practically relevant to your career.
  • A 30 day “earn your trust” no-risk Money Back Guarantee.
  • The option of quality 1 on 1 interactive support – Fully trained learning coaches who have been adult students themselves and actually care about your future success.
  • Access to a comprehensive package of bonus elective tutorials, unique to CAL, that will support your Accreditation with a distinct competitive advantage.
  • Specialist industry specific tool kit and resources that you will not find from any other course provider.
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, while building construction project managers in the private sector command up to $200K. Mycareer.com states the average 2012 salary for project managers is $140,000.

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. Increasingly, Australia’s top employers are seeking project managers who have earned the Diploma of Project Management from a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). The College for Adult Learning is an RTO that offers a highest quality project management diploma accreditation.

In PM, 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 PM 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.

The Diploma of PM code BSB51415 replaces the former BSB51413. There are 12 nationally accredited units, 8 Core and 4 Elective

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

BSBPMG518 Manage Project Procurement
BSBPMG519 Manage Project Stakeholder Engagement
BSBWOR501 Manage Personal Work Priorities and PD
BSBWOR502 Ensure Team Effectiveness

To undertake this qualification prospective students are required to have successfully completed year 12 or its equivalent and/or successful completion of a language, literacy and numeracy test.

There is no formal prerequisite study required to enter this qualification however, it is recommended that individuals have a Certificate IV qualification in their chosen field of study and have relevant industry experience to assist with the learning application required for this course. This may have been obtained through formal and informal training, work experience and/or life experience.

Entry for mature age students is determined on a minimum of 5 years recent, relevant industry experience.

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

Please refer to the student handbook for full details of the entry level requirements procedure.

Maintenance veteran fuelled by new skills

Name: Ismir Gugic
Company: Caltex
Position: Maintenance Superintendent
Problem: A challenging job with many variables and diverse projects to manage, on time and on budget.
Solution: CAL’s Online Diploma of Project Management
Outcome: “After seven years with Caltex I could see that opportunities existed for me to widen my professional knowledge. As a high level management position, my job is very demanding. The Diploma in Project Management has given me the tools I needed to meet both the day to day challenges and long term results required from my work.”
Highlights: “CAL exceeded my expectations. I have a Diploma of Engineering and I have studied online with another provider before, which was unfortunately an unpleasant experience. CAL’S course was nicely structured and gave me exactly the knowledge I needed. The facilitators were readily available for help and I was pleased with the self-organising environment. Doing the course at night around my fulltime job allowed me the flexibility I wanted and I finished it in a timeframe I was very happy about.”

Building on career potential pays off”

Name: Reece Stubbs
Position: Site and Project Manager for High End Residential Construction
Problem: Reece wanted to move from onsite work into the office and showed talent in project management. When an opening came up, his company suggested he obtain a recognised qualification to give him the credentials required to apply.
Solution: CAL’s Online Diploma in Project Management
Outcome: Reece got the job which included a salary increase. “The tutorials were self-explanatory and when I needed coaching to clarify the initial expectations, my learning coach was very helpful.”
Why online? “I needed to keep working fulltime so online was the perfect solution. I worked 7am to 4pm and studied 5pm to 9pm most nights.” Long term benefit: “The 6 months it took to complete the course was well worth the effort and I learned a lot I didn’t know. I intend to stay in project management so the diploma will benefit me forever.”

PM course gets the tick from council guru

Name: Colin Rosa
Company: Bendigo City Council www.bendigo.vic.gov.au
Position: Technical Officer Parks Division
Problem: With local government there is a large paperwork requirement and correct procedures to follow when managing projects that range in size and complexities; from smaller irrigation jobs to new playground installations to large scale multipurpose cricket facilities.
Solution: CAL’s Diploma of Project Management Workshop Outcome: “I now have other departments in the council coming to me for advice on how to run projects correctly.”
Skills acquired: “Knowing how the whole procurement system works, budgeting to make sure everything is running right and OHS issues. I feel like I can be on top of it all at once now. My job involves being responsible for rate payers money and I am confident in my ability to do the best job possible now.”

Gaining a qualification is an important career choice, (especially for Adults, you want to get it right the first time). Even after researching and reading about our course information, facilitator background, high quality of coaching and graduate testimonials, we understand that you may still need more…

If you do need more, then enquire today for an exclusive login to CAL’s free course preview where you can ‘try before you buy’!

You will login as if you were a CAL student, watch an actual video tutorial and experience for yourself the ease of learning with CAL. You will see how easy the course is to use and get a firm handle on the value the course has to offer you. Simply call us on 1300 907 870 or use our online enquiry form

  • Online learning is an exciting and dynamic learning environment. You are not a passive learner, but fully engaged in the tutorials, assessments and 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.
  • Talk privately and securely with your personal coach as often as you need via phone, video conference and email. There are no chat rooms or message boards; you receive private direct answers to your questions.
  • Unit quizzes serve to demonstrate knowledge obtained and your readiness to proceed to the next unit.
  • Your coach evaluates each assignment and advises any areas that need to be expanded upon. This method ensures you understand ‘best practice’ project actions, calculations and plans.
  • Advice from a real person, not a computer! You receive a personal learning plan and regular feedback and personal assistance from our experienced facilitators, including our instructor who has over 15 years of PMP experience.
  • Learning occurs on the job and you are able to apply your knowledge real time for immediate results.
  • Online learning abilities are highly respected by employers – read our blog for more.
  1. Many course providers offer ‘cookie cutter’ one size fits all courses based on a mass production model that does not allow for individual tailoring.
  2. Traditional training with a TAFE type course is a one schedule for all, rigid semester system that may not be conducive to your timeframe.
  3. Some employers prefer to employ students who have studied with private RTOs rather than TAFEs and other publicly funded RTOs because they know you will be work ready; employers also value that there will be no need for wasting time with lengthy workplace induction programs, as a CAL course will have you hit the ground running.
  4. Large course providers are virtually a training supermarket. They often do not offer facilitators with specialist knowledge in course fields. You may be chatting in forums with school leavers or international students who are not on your wavelength and don’t share your level or experience or maturity.
  5. Beware of courses that do not have a legitimate course identifier number, or who use these expressions; ‘Like a Diploma, ‘Based on a Diploma, ‘the same as a Diploma’, or ‘a Partial course’. These courses are not worth the paper they are printed on and will not be recognised in the workforce.
  6. Check that the company or individual providing the training is a Registered Training Organisation with a TOID number. (CAL’s TOID no. is 22228).
  7. Ensure your course provider is one that knows the current curriculum and is up to date with changes in PM related regulations, codes and legislation. Content and guidelines are constantly changing and courses must be updated regularly to stay relevant to your job and the market. Eg: CAL recently included updates to reflect the changes to Fair Work Australia contract legislation, the recent ISO review and emerging project governance issues.
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