The primary purpose of the qualification is to provide learners with us to provide a foundation of basic project management knowledge and skills which can be used to build further project management related competencies. The focus is on the competence needed to be an effective project team member and to provide administrative support to a project manager and team members.
After finishing this course, the participant will have the skills needed to provide assistance to a project manager of medium to large projects. 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.