Qualification ID: 50080 – NQF Level 4
The (Further Education and Training Certificate) FETC: Generic Project Management, NQF level 4 Qualification caters for
the current and future needs of those working on projects, in a general skills-set that is not sector-specific. The Project
industry is integral in the global business environment and skilled practitioners are required to meet the demands of the
industry, providing significant benefits to individuals, global corporations and the country.
Projects are diverse in their nature, so a wide range of competencies is required to manage them and other similar
systems and programmes. This qualification aims to provide the foundation or the initial skills required for an individual in
an organisation to conduct projects successfully; be an effective project team member; undertake a range of project
management administration or support tasks and contribute to the planning and execution of projects or sub-projects. It
is designed for people working in a project environment as a team member, project administrator or leader of a small
The Qualification gives accessibility and flexibility to the unemployed and employed. The level of flexibility reflects the
multiple job roles, organisational requirements and changing technological nature of the industry and also allows the
individual to work towards a nationally recognised Qualification.
On achieving this Qualification, the learner will be able to:
Learners need at least a Grade 10 (Std 8) with 1 – 2 years’ experience in a Project Management role.
They need to be competent at a Grade 10 Standard Grade in Maths and English Literacy (NQF 2 or higher).