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Skilled project managers are a valuable resource for every organisation. They deliver results that have a direct impact on organisational performance and productivity. This qualification provides the skills, knowledge and recognition for people entrusted with this important responsibility.

Who will benefit

This qualification is designed specifically for people who have direct responsibility for the management of one or more projects. Participants may come from any industry or sector.

Key topics

    • Role of the Project Manager
    • Governance – roles and responsibilities
    • Effective and efficient procurement
    • Cost control
    • Ongoing monitoring and dealing with variations to scope
    • People and performance
    • Continuous improvement throughout the life of the project
    • Managing project risk.

What is required to gain the qualification

Attendance on the training program/s and successful completion of the assessment requirements. Assessment consists of set workplace tasks/assignments for each of the clustered units. Underpinning knowledge questions and third-party reports will also supplement the assessment approach.

Note: The assessment tasks will require submission of project planning documentation for a current workplace project you are managing, and also include an analysis of your current project management practices.

Participants have up to 2 years to complete the training and assessment requirements of the qualification. This time frame will vary for each individual depending on their existing level of skills and knowledge and their ability to attend the training programs.

AIM WA recommends regular attendance on the monthly Free Qualification Support Workshops while completing the assessment requirements.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available for all or part of this qualification.  Please refer to the Enrolment Kit for details or the document located under Related Information on the RPL process.

Plan your training

  1. Download the Enrolment Kit located on this page under Related Information
  2. Read through the kit to learn more about the qualification and its requirements
  3. Complete the self-assessment and LLN questionnaires
  4. Email the questionnaires along with the application form (and RPL application if applicable) to enrol onto the qualification to assessments@aimwa.com
  5. Book onto the associated training program/s listed in the table below
  6. Attend training and complete the assessment requirements.

More information on each program can be found by clicking on the program in the table below. Bookings can be made on-line or by contacting Client Services at aimwa@aimwa.com.



6 days total, face-to-face

Non Member
Professional Member
Corporate Bronze / Bronze Plus
Corporate Silver
Corporate Gold / Regional

12 Units of Competency

Non Member
Corporate/Professional Member

Assessment through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Non Member
Corporate/Professional Member

Related Information


Book on your choice of dates in the 2 programs listed in the table. Attendance on Applied Project Management is a pre-requisite for attendance on The Project Manager program (click on selected program name to view program outline and dates).

Program Name Relationship to Competency Standards Duration
Applied Project Management (106)
03 Apr 1907 May 1905 Jun 1924 Jul 1919 Aug 1918 Sep 1921 Oct 1911 Nov 1911 Dec 19

BSBPMG511 Manage project scope

BSBPMG512 Manage project time

BSBPMG513 Manage project quality

BSBPMG516 Manage project information and communication

BSBPMG517 Manage project risk

BSBPMG519 Manage project stakeholder engagement

BSBPMG521 Manage project integration

3 days
The Project Manager (114)
10 Apr 1926 Jun 1906 Aug 1929 Oct 1904 Dec 19

BSBPMG514 Manage project cost

BSBPMG515 Manage project human resources

BSBPMG518 Manage project procurement

BSBPMG520 Manage project governance

BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness

3 days
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