Advanced Diploma of Program Management

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BSB60720 Advanced Diploma of Program Management

Are you an experienced Project Manager? Have your skills recognised and receive this qualification through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

As a strategic Project Manager you are likely to:

  • Apply highly specialised knowledge and skills across large projects
  • Understand the external factors that apply to a project in industry contexts
  • Manage sets of interrelated projects or programs
  • Achieve organisational objects through effective program management
  • Use initiative and judgement to direct, plan and lead across projects
  • Identify, analyse and synethise information to inform project decisions
  • Transfer your project management knowledge to your team members

Course Outcomes

One course offers many courses of action and pathways for you. 

Upon successful completion of this course you will be awarded an Advanced Diploma of Program Management (BSB60720).

Likely job titles of those suited to RPL for this qualification include:

  • Branch/Section Leader – Project Management
  • Project/Program Manager
  • Program Director
  • Senior Project Procurement Officer
  • Project Manager – Construction/Health

Entry Requirements

This qualification is suited to those who already possess extensive skills in program management.

Entry to this qualification is limited to those who:

  • Have completed one of the following qualifications: BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management; or BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management (or a superseded equivalent version).


  • Have completed two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level within a project or program environment within an enterprise.

Not sure whether this is you?

You can take our Free Skills Assessment to determine your eligibility. Our assessors can also recommend pathways suited to your skills and experience.

What will I need to provide to enrol?

  • Enrolment Form
  • USI
  • Photo Identification
  • Payment

This course is not open to international students (student visa 500).

Units of Competency

To be awarded this qualification you will be required to provide sufficient evidence to satisfy the requirements of 12 units of competency.

Core Units

  • BSBPMG630 Enable program execution
  • BSBPMG634 Facilitate stakeholder engagement
  • BSBPMG635 Implement program governance
  • BSBPMG636 Manage benefits

Elective Units

  • BSBAUD601 Establish and manage compliance management systems
  • BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
  • BSBFIN601 Manage organisational finances
  • BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change
  • BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement
  • BSBSUS601 Lead corporate social responsibility
  • BSBAUD514 Interpret compliance requirements
  • BSBHRM611 Contribute to organisational performance development

*Alternate electives may be available on request, but are not guaranteed. For the full list of elective units available in this qualification please visit The cost for custom unit packaging is $250 for RPL.

Delivery Options

This qualification is only available through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Contact us for a Free Skills Assessment to determine your suitability to undertake this qualification. This will be sent to our RPL Facilitator who will assess your eligibility and can provide you with recommendations for suitable RPL pathways that match your skills and experience.

If you are deemed a good candidate for RPL for this qualification, a non-refundable 50% deposit will be required to proceed with your RPL with full payment required before a certificate is issued.

For each unit of competency, candidates will be given the option to demonstrate competency through a combination of any of the following:

  • Written or verbal questions demonstrating the required knowledge
  • Case studies or practical activities demonstrating the required skills
  • Projects based on a real or simulated workplace
  • Portfolio of evidence which may include:
    • Prior qualifications, both accredited and non-accredited
    • Employment history such as position descriptions and performance appraisals
    • Industry appointments such as board and committee roles
    • Publications and journals
    • Samples of work and other relevant documents, photos, videos, etc.
    • Testimonials and other references from verifiable sources

Each candidate is assessed individually. Our assessment team will validate the evidence supplied and conduct mapping against the evidence requirements for each unit. Where required, assessors will request additional evidence and provide guidance on suitable types of evidence for the candidate to supply.

Time frames for completion of your RPL

Students are required to submit the requested evidence for assessment by Asset College within 3 months of paying their deposit. If requested evidence cannot be supplied within this time frame an extension fee may be required.


After completing this course you may wish to further your studies with:

Course Fees

Course Fees

This qualification is only available through RPL.



Individualised quotes will be discussed with our RPL Manager after submission of a free skills assessment. Please read the full outline on our RPL process here.

1. 2 split payments

Pay 50% of the course fees to begin your RPL, with 50% due on completion before your certificate is issued.

2. zipMoney – From $154 a week over 6 months

Up to 6 months interest free on zipMoney. Best for people with an existing zipMoney account.

Other Information

Please read our Course Fees and Refund policy here.


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Mark truly has surrounded him with great professionals – like yourself.

Thank you again for getting our RPL process started by clearing the arrangement with Mark. I wanted to inform you that we have now reached a successful completion of the RPL process. Thank you very much for your help in our RPL process.”

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