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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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)

Interpret and use information from texts

Interpret and use information from texts

8969

8969

5

5

Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes

Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes

8973

8973

5

5

Write texts for a range of communicative contexts

Write texts for a range of communicative contexts

8970

8970

5

5

Apply knowledge of statistics and probability to critically interrogate and  effectively communicate findings on life related

Apply knowledge of statistics and probability to critically interrogate and  effectively communicate findings on life related

9015

9015

6

6

Engage in sustained oral communication and evaluate spoken texts

Engage in sustained oral communication and evaluate spoken texts

8974

8974

5

5

Read, analyse and respond to a variety of texts

Read, analyse and respond to a variety of texts

8975

8975

5

5

Represent, analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional  space in different contexts

Represent, analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional  space in different contexts

9016

9016

4

4

Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal,  business, national and international issues

Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal,  business, national and international issues

7468

7468

5

5

Accommodate audience and context needs in oral communication

Accommodate audience and context needs in oral communication

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

Fundamental Credits

Fundamental Credits

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)

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS in a workplace, and its  effects on a business sector, own

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS in a workplace, and its  effects on a business sector, own

13915

13915

4

4

Apply knowledge of self and team in order to develop a plan to enhance team  performance

Apply knowledge of self and team in order to develop a plan to enhance team  performance

13912

13912

5

5

Elective Credits

Elective Credits

14

14

Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal,  business and national issues

Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal,  business and national issues

7456

7456

6

6

Apply a range of project management tools and techniques

Apply a range of project management tools and techniques

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

Provide assistance in implementing and assuring project work meets quality  requirements

Provide assistance in implementing and assuring project work meets quality  requirements

Conduct project documentation management to support project processes

Conduct project documentation management to support project processes

Contribute to project initiation, scope definition and scope change control

Contribute to project initiation, scope definition and scope change control

Contribute to the management of project risk within own field of expertise

Contribute to the management of project risk within own field of expertise

Develop a simple schedule to facilitate effective project execution

Develop a simple schedule to facilitate effective project execution

Explain fundamentals of project management

Explain fundamentals of project management

Implement project administration processes according to requirements

Implement project administration processes according to requirements

Monitor, evaluate and communicate simple project schedules

Monitor, evaluate and communicate simple project schedules

Participate in the estimation and preparation of cost budget for a project or sub project and monitor and control actual budget

Participate in the estimation and preparation of cost budget for a project or sub project and monitor and control actual budget

Plan, organise and support project meetings and workshops

Plan, organise and support project meetings and workshops

Work as a project team member

Work as a project team member

Use the writing process to compose texts required in the business environment

Use the writing process to compose texts required in the business environment

12153

12153

5

5

Write for a wide range of contexts

Write for a wide range of contexts

8976

8976

5

5