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The cost of the course is £334.

Payment for the course can be made direct either by the learner or employer. Funding, concessions or loans may be available to help learners pay for the course. Please email studentfinance@nescot.ac.uk for details of eligibility (please make sure you mention the course you are applying for).

Course description:

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of managers responsible for projects, who wish to extend their skills and knowledge to embrace further project management disciplines. The content is about the nature and context of projects, individual roles and responsibilities within projects, and a project management process.

Who is the course suitable for?

It is expected that learners will already be working in a Project Management environment, although the qualification is also open to learners wishing to build on their general management skills.

Entry requirements:

You do not need to have any formal qualifications in order to follow this course, but you will need to demonstrate commitment and motivation to work through the specially prepared distance-learning materials. The qualification can be offered to learners from age 19. CMI does not specify entry requirements for the qualification, but we are required to ensure that learners admitted to the programme have sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment.

How is the course delivered?

Candidates work through the course materials for the programme at times convenient to them, so there is no need to attend the college to gain the qualification. The learning materials contain the knowledge needed to meet the assessment requirements of the course and activities to allow candidates to practice their skills and test their learning. Assessments are based on a combination of knowledge and skills learned on the programme and work-based activities and experience.

Learners should aim to complete the course within 6 weeks.

Course content:

CMI Level 3 Award in Project Management – Learners need to complete the mandatory unit to a total of 6 credits.

The Total Qualification Time is 60 hours, including 25 Guided Learning Hours.

Unit Number PM3001 (Ofqual Reference Y/602/3085) – Introduction to Project Management – Total Credit – 6.

Progression opportunities:

The qualification provides opportunities for progression to other qualifications at the same or higher levels, which could also be work-based or more academically structured. The qualification also supports learners in meeting the requirements for work and/or employment within all areas of management and leadership at this level.

Course Number (please note for application form): FCN3TUL