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Project Management

Further Education & Training Certificate:

Project Management Qualification Details:

Qualification ID: 50080 – NQF Level 4

Credits: 136

Modules: 9

Rationale

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
project/sub-project.
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.

Content

  • Assist the project manager and/or project team by contributing and participating in planning, execution and control
    activities
  • Work with others to undertake or support the project management activities
  • Assist the project manager and/or project team by contributing and participating in planning, execution and control
    activities
  • Assist the project manager and/or project team by contributing and participating in planning, execution and control
    activities
  • Assist the project manager and/or project team by contributing and participating in planning, execution and control
    activities
  • Assist the project manager and/or project team by contributing and participating in planning, execution and control
    activities
  • Provide support to the administration of a project
  • Work with others to undertake or support the project management activities
  • Provide support to the administration of a project
  • Supervise a project team of a small project to deliver project objectives

Exit level outcomes:

On achieving this Qualification, the learner will be able to:

  1. Work with others to undertake or support the project management activities.
  2. Assist the project manager and/or project team by contributing and participating in planning, execution and control activities.
  3. Provide support to the administration of a project.
  4. Supervise a project team of a small project to deliver project objectives.

Entry Requirements:

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).