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Further Yourself with Our Project Management Course

Become a certified NQF 5 Project Manager with our comprehensive and all-encompassing Project Management Course. Fulfil your love of seeing things through and getting things done with this action-orientated programme.

This course is part time and takes place at our faculty every Saturday.

Purpose:

The purpose of this qualification is to equip a person to become a highly-trained and capable Project Manager. Project management is a well-sought after profession that uses the industry knowledge, processes, skills, tools, and techniques to help projects meet their deadlines and reach their goals. Qualified students will enjoy the reward of accomplishment that comes with this dynamic occupation.

A qualified learner will be able to:

  • Initiate a project to address specific project objectives.
  • Plan and prepare the delivery of a project. 
  • Plan project management systems.
  • Execute and control the delivery of a project management plan.
  • Manage the project close out process.

This qualification also requires the following Work Experience Modules:

  • Attend to project initiation management processes
  • Attend to project planning processes
  • Attend to project execution and control processes
  • Attend to project close out processes

"Being a Project Manager is Like Being an Artist. You have the different coloured project streams combining into a work of art.”

– Greg Cimmarrusti

Project Management Course Structure: Occupational Certificate: Project Manager NQF 5

Phase 1: Introduction to Project Management

Phase 1: Introduction to Knowledge Management

Knowledge and Practical Skills Modules

Duration:

Part-time: 9 consecutive Saturdays 8:00 – 10:00.
Three intakes per year:

Intake one lectures commence 1 February 2020 08:00 – 10:00.

Intake two lectures commence 9 May 2020 08:00 – 10:00.

Intake three lectures commence 1 August 2020 08:00 – 10:00.

Project Management Course Fees:

R 5 600.00
R 2 600.00 deposit and the balance in 2 equal instalments of R 1 500.00

Project Management Course Structure: Occupational Certificate: Project Manager NQF 5

Phase 2: Knowledge and Practical Skills Modules

Knowledge Modules

practical skills Modules

Duration:

DEPENDANT ON ENTRIES

Part Time:

30 consecutive Saturdays.

Intake one Lectures commence 1 February 2020: 10:00 – 12:00.

Intake two lectures commence 25 July 2020: 10:00 – 12:00.

 

Project Management Course Fees:

R 7 300.00

R 2 300.00 deposit and the balance in 4 equal instalments of 
R 1 250.00

Project Management Course Structure: Occupational Certificate: Project Manager NQF 5

Phase 3: Knowledge and Practical Skills Modules

Knowledge and Practical Skills Modules

practical skills Modules

Duration:

Part-time: 35 consecutive Saturdays 12:00 – 14:00.

Only one intake per year. Lectures commence 1 February 2020. Logbook to be maintained, included, but not limited to.

part time:

30 consecutive Saturdays.

Intake one Lectures commence 1 February 2020: 10:00 – 12:00.

Intake two lectures commence 25 July 2020: 10:00 – 12:00.

Project Management Course Fees:

R 27 000.00

R 3 000.00 deposit and the balance in 8 equal instalments of R 3 000.00

notes:

Qualifying for external assessment:
In order to qualify for an external assessment, learners must provide proof of completion of all required knowledge and practical modules by means of statements of results and a record (Logbook) of completed work experience

Conclusion:
The qualification is closely aligned with the two most recognised international standards for project managers.

Disclaimer:

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