Study Project Management and obtain the advanced skills you need to succeed as a project manager or team leader. Project Management is suitable for individuals who are able to identify and apply project management skills and knowledge in a variety of contexts. Project managers are in demand globally, with over 15 million project managers needed across all industry in the coming years!
Project Management Courses
Project Managers work as part of a team using a range of project management tools and methodologies to support organisational or business activities. According to the Australian Government’s Job Outlook service, there are expected to be around 60,000 job openings for contract, program and project administrators over the next five years. Employers are looking for qualified candidates who can provide good customer service, and communicate well with a variety of stakeholders.
Project Management Courses
Cert IV of Project Management Practice
In this mid-level qualification you will learn specialsed skills and knowledge in procurement procedures, stakeholder engagement processes as well as the time management and quality management.
Diploma of Project Management
This high-level qualification will give you specialised knowledge and skills to manage project costs, risks, quality and scopes.
Advanced Diploma of Project Management
This high-level qualification will develop you with advanced skills in project management, from directing, planning and leading a range of program functions. You will also understand how to effectively work with stakeholders and fulfill governance requirements.
Contracts Officer, Project Administrator, Project Team Member or Manager, Program Manager
Typical Subjects that you will study in your Project Management course include:
- Manage project scope
- Manage project time
- Manage project quality
- Manage project cost
- Manage project human resources
- Manage project information and communication
- Manage project risk
- Manage project integration
Bachelor of Project Management
Bachelor of Applied Management
Steps towards an Australian Skilled Visa
As Project Manager occupations are currently on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL), once qualified and with the necessary professional experience, it may be possible obtain a skilled or employer-sponsored visa that will allow you to continue to live and work in Australia once you have completed your Australian studies.
- Step 1 - Finish Your Eligible Course
- Step 2- Graduate Visa
- Step 3 - Gain professional experience
- 4 - Apply for a Skilled Visa
Complete your bachelor level course
You will usually need to study a bachelor level with a duration of at least 3 years. Your Study Gurus Counselor will help you enrol in a course that will meet the duration and qualification levels to become eligible to apply for a graduate visa.
Apply for your 485 Graduate Visa
After you have studied your bachelor degree, you may be eligible to apply for a Temporary Graduate Visa. You will need to demonstrate your English proficiency. The graduate visa will allow you to live and work in Australia for up to 2 years so you can gain professional experience. Our team of migration agents will work with you through the graduate visa process.
Apply for a formal Skills Assessment
After you have completed your post qualification work experience you will usually need to apply for an official assessment of your skills. This involves having your qualification and professional work experience assessed by an assessment authority such as Vetassess. You will need your skills assessment certificate to be able to apply for an employer-sponsored or skilled independent visa.
Apply for a Skilled or Employer-Sponsored Visa
Upon receipt of your positive skills assessment, you may be eligible to apply for a General Skilled Migration Visa or for the employer sponsorship. Common visas available to a Project Manager include:
189 – Skilled Independent (subclass 189) – Points-Tested
190 – Skilled Nominated
482 – Temporary Skill Shortage – Medium Term Stream
494 – Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (provisional) – Employer sponsored stream
491 – Skilled Work Regional (provisional) visa
*Applicants must meet the applicable visa eligibility criteria including qualifications, professional work experience, English proficiency, character
Job Outlook for Construction Project Managers
Median Weekly Pay
Full Time Share
93% of the profession hold full-time employment