Qualification Overview

Project management consists of the planning, organisation, motivation and the control and allocation of resources needed to achieve specific goals and objectives. The primary purpose of this qualification is to provide learners with a foundation of basic project management knowledge and skills which can be used to build further project management related competencies. This qualification will give learners the knowledge and skill to put strategies together and the ability to implement the techniques and processes to manage projects.

Qualification Overview

Project management consists of the planning, organisation, motivation and the control and allocation of resources needed to achieve specific goals and objectives. The primary purpose of this qualification is to provide learners with a foundation of basic project management knowledge and skills which can be used to build further project management related competencies. This qualification will give learners the knowledge and skill to put strategies together and the ability to implement the techniques and processes to manage projects.

Project Management SAQA ID- 50080 (NQF 4)

Project Management SAQA ID- 50080 (NQF 4)

6 modules

6 modules

Full Online

Full Online

1 Year 

1 Year 

On achieving this qualification, the learner will have competencies in:

  • A foundation of basic project management knowledge and skills which can be used to build further project management related competencies.
  • Competence to be an effective project team member.
  • Competence to provide administrative support to a project manager and team members. 
  • Competence to provide assistance to a project manager of medium to large projects.

On achieving this qualification, the learner will have competencies in:

  • A foundation of basic project management knowledge and skills which can be used to build further project management related competencies.
  • Competence to be an effective project team member.
  • Competence to provide administrative support to a project manager and team members. 
  • Competence to provide assistance to a project manager of medium to large projects.

Pre-requisites / Assumed Learning

Learners accessing this Qualification should be competent in:

  • Communication at NQF level 3 (Grade 10)
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF level 3 (Grade 10)
  • Computer Literacy at NQF 3.

Pre-requisites / Assumed Learning

Learners accessing this Qualification should be competent in:

  • Communication at NQF level 3 (Grade 10)
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF level 3 (Grade 10)
  • Computer Literacy at NQF 3.

Further Study Options

Learners completing this qualification may consider further studies in:

  • Generic Management (NQF 5)

Further Study Options

Learners completing this qualification may consider further studies in:

  • Generic Management (NQF 5)

Qualification Accreditations

Qualification Accreditations

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  • Portfolio Required:                              
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Required Qualification Course Credit Composition

Required Qualification Course Credit Composition

Core Component Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                                                                         66

Core Component Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                                                                         66

Fundamental Components Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                                                      56

Fundamental Components Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                                                      56

Elective Component Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                                                                   14

Elective Component Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                                                                   14

TOTAL QUALIFICATION CREDITS                                                                                                                                                                    136

TOTAL QUALIFICATION CREDITS                                                                                                                                                                    136

Accredited Unit Standards: Project Management (SAQA ID. 50080) - NQF 4

Accredited Unit Standards: Project Management (SAQA ID. 50080) - NQF 4

Unit Standard

Unit Standard

Unit Standard Title

Unit Standard Title

Credits

Credits

Core Component (Compulsory)

Core Component (Compulsory)

6

6

6

6

9

9

5

5

8

8

5

5

5

5

4

4

6

6

4

4

8

8

CORE CREDITS

CORE CREDITS

66

66

Unit Standard

Unit Standard

Unit Standard Title

Unit Standard Title

Credits

Credits

Fundamental Component (Compulsory)

Fundamental Component (Compulsory)

8969

8969

5

5

8973

8973

5

5

8970

8970

5

5

9015

9015

6

6

8974

8974

5

5

8975

8975

5

5

9016

9016

4

4

7468

7468

5

5

8968

8968

5

5

Studies and Assessment

Studies and Assessment

Online or Blended

Place of work or Host Company

12 (Minimum) onsite or via   Skype/ Zoom

Yes, Integrated Assessment

Yes

Online or Blended

Place of work or Host Company

12 (Minimum) onsite or via   Skype/ Zoom

Yes, Integrated Assessment

Yes

Project Management Fundamentals

Project Meetings and Records Management

Project Initiations and Scope Management

Project Support

Project Human Resource and Quality Management

Project Resources and Monitoring

Project Management Fundamentals

Project Meetings and Records Management

Project Initiations and Scope Management

Project Support

Project Human Resource and Quality Management

Project Resources and Monitoring

Qualification Modules

Qualification Modules

56

56

Unit Standard

Unit Standard

Unit Standard Title

Unit Standard Title

Credits

Credits

Elective Component (Learner to complete a minimum of 27 credits)

Elective Component (Learner to complete a minimum of 27 credits)

13915

13915

4

4

13912

13912

5

5

14

14

7456

7456

6

6

120385

120385

7

7

120383

120383

120376

120376

120373

120373

120374

120374

120384

120384

120372

120372

120381

120381

120387

120387

120375

120375

120382

120382

120379

120379

12153

12153

5

5

8976

8976

5

5