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Certificate IV in Project Management Practice


BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

The Certificate IV in Project Management Practice reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge in a wide variety of contexts. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Contracts Officer, Project Administrator and Quality Officer. Individuals in these roles work autonomously, and might be members of a project team, with no direct responsibility for overall project outcomes. Primarily, these roles would support wider project operations. They may use project tools and methodologies selectively to support organisational or business activities.

Typical Scouting Pathway
Experiences and learning received through participation in Scouting, align closely to the requirements of Certificate IV in Project Management Practice. Any member of Scouts Australia who has sufficient evidence can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Typical pathways that enables collection of valid evidence are;

    • Have at least twelve (12) months Scouting experience and completed the relevant learning pathway.
    • Complete Wood Badge training program to the minimum of receiving your Certificate of Proficiency, and Gilwell woggle
    • Engaged in active contributions of project management in the leadership of at least two (2) major Scouting projects or events such as:
      – Gang Show or Showtime.
      – Branch Cuboree, Jamboree, Venture or Moot.
      – Other significant regional or Branch events.

After completing your enrolment with the Scouts Australia Institute of Training (SAIT), am assessor will be assigned to you and they will assess your evidence. They may ask for further evidence or have a conversation with you to gather further information about your experiences. After successfully completing your Recognition of Prior Learning assessment, you will receive a Certificate IV in Project Management Practice.

Structure of the Qualification
An example of the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice that can be achieved by following the Scouting pathway of key achievements in the youth program or adult training may include the following units of competency:

  • BSBPMG420 Apply project scope management techniques
  • BSBPMG421 Apply project time management techniques
  • BSBPMG422 Apply project quality management techniques
  • BSBPMG424 Apply project human resources management approaches
  • BSBPMG425 Apply project information management and communications techniques
  • BSBPMG426 Apply project risk management techniques
  • SITTGDE004 Lead tour groups
  • SITTGDE011 Coordinate and operate tours
  • SITTGDE012 Manage extended touring programs

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Assessment through SAIT is based on the provision of a portfolio of evidence and professional conversations may be used to attest to a competency or authenticate evidence provided. A portfolio of evidence may comprise of:

  • Scout Portfolio (Youth program achievements or adult training and volunteer experiences)
  • Completion of other Qualifications
  • A Curriculum Vitae (CV/Resume) and third party referees
  • Evidence against specific criteria for each unit of competency