Further Education and Training Certificate: Project Management

NQF Level



Minimum 136

Estimated Days




Accrediting Body

Service SETA

The primary purpose of the 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.
  • 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.

    This qualification is directed at learners working:
  • As contributing team members on a moderately complex to complex project when not a leader or;
  • As a leader in the context of a simple project/sub-project.

    This qualification is intended for those with prior work experience or an NQF Level 3 qualification in project management or business administration or equivalent. The learners accessing this qualification will be working in or with project management teams or using a project approach to their business. These projects may be technical projects, business projects, government projects or community development projects and will cut across a range of economic sectors. This qualification is also of value to learners running their own business, as project management is an integral component of any business system.

Entry Level Requirements

Learners accessing this Qualification will have demonstrated competence as follows: Communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent. Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent. Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent. A basic understanding of the workplace, project processes and operations and competence in National Certificate at Level 3 in Business Administration or Project Support Services or equivalent is preferable. KVR Pre-assessment

Learning Outcomes

Qualifying learners working on a project will have the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to function more effectively and in a professional manner, add value to their job performance and enhance their ability to follow and implement policies and procedures.

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