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Advanced Diploma of Program Management BSB61215



This qualification prepares students to apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in program management, across a range of contexts. It develops skills needed to direct, plan and lead a range of program functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes.

Job roles

• Program Manager
• Project Manager

Course Structure

Advanced Diploma of Program Management
11 subjects
  • Team Effectiveness
  • Financial Management 2
  • HR Planning
  • Manage Benefits
  • Initiate Programs
  • Program Risk
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Project Leadership
  • Business Cases
  • Alliances 
  • Program Governance

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Credit Transfer

Students may be eligible to obtain credits for individual modules as a result of experience gained in employment in the relevant business fields or from previous training or education. A fee is payable for assessing your RPL status. Students may also be eligible for credit transfer for relevant units studied at an Australian Registered Training Organisation.

Please check online for our RPL and credit transfer policy


Mode of Study

International students: Face-to-face (up to 25% of your course may be delivered online or by distance or online)
Local students: Face-to-face, online, distance, workplace or blended delivery modes are available.

Please refer here for more information.

Sample Timetable

Sample only - timetables can vary between campuses

07:30 - 09:30  SET^  SET^   14:00 - 16:00  EYES*  ASM# Tutorial   
09:30 - 12:30      Lecture       Lecture   16:00 - 17:00  SET^  SET^
12:30 - 13:30     SET^ SET^   17:00 - 20:00  Lecture    Lecture
14:00 - 16:00     EYES*  ASM# Tutorial    20:00 - 22:00  SET^  SET^


  • Timetables may vary slightly from campus to campus.
    • Sydney City campuses offer both morning and evening timetable options.
    • Brisbane and Melbourne campuses offer day timetable option only.
    • Bondi and Manly campuses offer evening timetable option only.
  • Lectures may be mixed and each student will study a total of 20 timetabled hours per week for each 9 week term they are enrolled in.
  • EYES and ASM tutorials are available at the same time on other days.

*EYES = Enhance Your Employability Skills tutorial.

#ASM = Academic Support Material tutorial.

^SET = Subject Enhancing Tutorial



All vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment types that may include examinations, essays, reports, group tasks, portfolios and/or presentations.

Entry Requirements


Students are required to have successfully completed the Diploma of Project Management.

English Level Required*

Successful completion of 10 weeks of General English at Upper Intermediate level (plus 80% attendance) at APC or at other approved providers or equivalent.

Check your English level here


Course Quick Facts

Course Length

4 terms (approximately 12 months)

Start Dates


Term 3: 24 Jul to 24 Sep 
(Mid-term: 21 Aug)
Term 4: 16 Oct to 17 Dec 
(Mid-term: 13 Nov)


Term 1: 05 Feb to 08 Apr 
(Mid-term: 05 Mar)
Term 2: 30 Apr to 01 Jul 
(Mid-term: 28 May)
Term 3: 23 Jul to 23 Sep 
(Mid-term: 20 Aug)
Term 4: 15 Oct to 16 Dec
(Mid-term: 12 Nov)

NOTE: Course and campus availability subjects to demand. 

One term = 12 weeks (9 weeks study & 3 weeks course break. Please note the Christmas/New Year break is 7 weeks).


Course fees*: Total: $9,800 ($2,450 per term) 
Workbook fee: Free to download or $10 per subject for hard copy.

Application fees: Student visa holders - $250 Other visas holders - $200 * Promotional fees may be applicable from time to time. Please contact us for further details.

Meet some of our teachers


HenryVET Assistant Academic Coordinator, Project Management trainer (at APC since 2014)

Industry Experience
  • More than 30 years working in various organisations including NBNCo, Ericsson and Nokia in Business Planning/Strategy, Project Management, Finance, HR, Marketing, Accounting, Leadership.
  • Diploma In Technology (1976)
  • Diploma in Administration (1991)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (1980)