This Qualification is for any individual who is or wishes to be involved in the Project Management function within any industry, or non-commercial venture/organization. It is also the building block to advance the learner into the National Certificate Project Management: NQF Level 5. This Qualification is intended to enhance the provision of service within the field of Project Management within all business and non-commercial sectors. The Qualification ensures progression of learning, enabling the learner to meet standards of service excellence required within the Project Management field of learning, through building day-to-day Project Management skills as well as general operational competencies.
It will provide the broad knowledge, skills and values needed in the Project Management field for all business and non-commercial sectors and will facilitate access to, and mobility and progression within, education and training.
Learners may access this Qualification in terms of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is subject to quality assurance by the relevant accredited ETQA and is conducted by a registered workplace assessor, subject to the terms of the model decided upon by the relevant ETQA.
Acess to the qualification:
No restrictions, other than the learning assumed to be in place are prescribed.
Candidates for this qualification may be working part-time or full-time in the workplace, on community or volunteer projects and have limited formal project management training / experience.
They may be a team member, a team leader, in specialised support roles including Project Secretary, Project Administrator, procurement or cost support, or planner-estimator support. Learners who have completed a Bachelors degree and who wish to enter the field of project management may also access the qualification.
Familiarity with the English language such as speaking, reading and writing skills is needed since some of the learning material is not available in any other language.