Project Management Courses

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 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

Course Options

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.

Career Options

Contracts Officer, Project Administrator, Project Team Member or Manager, Program Manager

English Proficiency

You will need to demonstrate you have competent English skills by showing a test results such as IELTS 5.5

High School Certificate 

You will need to provide a copy of your high school diploma to show that you have at completed Grade 12

18+

Be 18 years old and above.

Typical Subjects that you will study in your Project Management course include:

Subject Description
  • 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

Gold Coast

Melbourne

Sydney

If you are hoping to continue your studies at university, once you have finished your Diploma of Project Management you could request course credit towards a number of different bachelor degrees such as:

Bachelor of Project Management

Bachelor of Applied Management

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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.

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

Future Growth

Strong

Median Weekly Pay

$3450

Full Time Share

93% of the profession hold full-time employment