Course Details

Everything You Need To Know About The Course

Overview of Course

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in program management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. The job roles that relate to this qualification include Program Manager.

Individuals in these roles are responsible for managing or directing a program to achieve organisational objectives. A program is defined as a set of interrelated projects, each of which has a project manager.

Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to direct, plan, and lead a range of program functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters. They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.

The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link:

Targeted at international students

Target groups for the BSB60720 Advanced Diploma of Program Management are international students who are:

  • Seeking to pursue a career in program management
  • Seeking to enter a new industry sector
  • Seeking a pathway to higher-level qualifications.

Entry requirements

The Training Package requires that students must have successfully completed a Diploma of Project Management or have completed two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level within a project or program environment within an enterprise.

Kings Institute of Vocational Studies  has the following entry requirements:

  • Students must be over 18 years of age.
  • Students must have completed an overseas equivalent of Year 12 or higher qualification.

Students must have either an IELTS score of 5.5 total or above with no band lower than 5.0 or equivalent.

You are also required to take out Overseas Health Insurance Cover before arriving in Australia. Kings Institute of Vocational Studies provides details of OSHC providers in the International Student Handbook. You can approach any of these providers to find out costs and organise your cover.

Additional costs associated with living in Australia are outlined in the International Student Handbook. You should carefully review these costs in relation to budgeting. Further information can be found at https://www.studyinaustralia.

Units of Competency

Units  of Competency are as given below:

Code Title Core or Elective
BSBPMG630 Enable program execution Core
BSBPMG634 Facilitate stakeholder engagement Core
BSBPMG635 Implement program governance Core
BSBPMG636 Manage benefits Core
BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change Elective
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence Elective
BSBPMG633 Provide leadership for the program Elective
BSBPMG632 Manage program risk Elective
BSBPMG631 Manage program delivery Elective
BSBSUS601 Lead corporate social responsibility Elective
BSBOPS601 Develop and implement business plans Elective
BSBINS601 Manage knowledge and information Elective

Course Duration

This qualification will be delivered over 52 weeks, including 40 weeks of training and assessment spread over 4 terms of 10 weeks each and 12 weeks of holidays.

Study Mode

This program is delivered in the classroom and through structured self-study.

Fee and Charges

The costs for this course are as follows:

Course fees Non-tuition fees
Tuition fees: AUD $8,800 May apply and can be found in our International Student Handbook on our website at
Enrolment fee: AUD $200
Material fee: AUD $100

A detailed payment plan and payment arrangements are provided in the Offer Letter and Student Agreement.

You must pay all of your course fees and on time. Non-payment of fees may result in cancellation of enrolment.

Pathways Information

Potential employment options are as a program manager in a range of industry areas.

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into higher education qualifications in program or project management.

Course Credit

Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning). The granting of course credit may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course.

This process is outlined in the KIVS Student Enrolment and Completion Policy and Associated Procedures and Training and Assessment Policy & Associated Procedures

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