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Project Officer Courses

A Project Officer performs a range of duties surrounding a particular work project. You might have a specialised role such as managing a budget or perform tasks designed to support other project staff. Project Officers work in a range of industries and may be employed to work on one major project or work on several projects at one time.

Project Officers should be strong communicators and be able to work well in a team environment. It’s important that you are organised and are able to multitask. Project Officers should have strong problem solving abilities and be able to liaise with various project stakeholders.

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Popular Project Officer Courses

There are 11 courses available for people who want to become a Project Officer. These are the top 5 most popular courses.

BSB50820
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Project Officer earn?

In Australia, a full time Project Officer generally earns $1,500 per week ($78,000 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Project Officer?

The number of people working in this industry has remained stable over the last five years. There are currently 120,700 people employed in this sector in Australia and many of them specialise as a Project Officer. Project Officers may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Labour Market Insights

How do I become a Project Officer?

A Diploma of Project Management is an ideal qualification if you’re planning a career as a Project Officer. This course covers a range of topics including scoping and costing out major projects, managing budgets, managing resources and managing a work team. A Certificate IV in Project Management Practice may also be suitable.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within project management. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.