National Diploma in Project Management NQF5

Course Objectives

The aim of this Course is to assess a candidate’s ability to demonstrate their competence in a wide range of project management skills, a mock simulation or directly related to managing a specific project. These skills include:

  • selecting and organizing viable projects
  • project leadership
  • management of change
  • the ability to solve problems
  • conflict resolutions

It is vital that candidates are able to demonstrate not only competence in their technical ability but also excellent interpersonal management skills. The candidate will also be required to be computer literate and use a range of appropriate project management software.

Training Learning Outcomes

The National Diploma in Project Management

Workshop Activities Include

The learner will go through a mock simulation project in the training workshop and will have to complete the simulation project in the training workshop and photo’s will be the evidence of practical competence.

This syllabus includes all the units/modules, assignments descriptions and Candidate Assessment records needed to complete this qualification. Each unit/module is laid out under the following headings:

• Area of Competence defines the competence by title within the general context of the unit title above. Areas of competence are numbered and must be signed off by the Candidate and either the Facilitator or the Project Sponsor.
• Knowledge and Understanding defines the activities and underpinning knowledge requirements specific to each are of competence.
• Computer Application defines the related computer (information technology) competence required within each area of competence.

Evidence of Competence indicates examples of evidence to be compiled in the candidate’s Project File and Assignments, along with naturally occurring evidence from their negotiated project

Training Learning Outcomes

Each learner has to complete a Portfolio of Evidence (POE) and assignments in order to complete the National Diploma in Project Management (NDPM). The learner’s POE and assignment will be sent to be assessed and moderated. Once the POE has been assessed and moderated the learner will be given feedback as to the assessment and moderation. If the learner is found competent, the learner will be issued with a Certificate of Competence and if the learner is not yet competent, the learner will have the right to re-appeal or to redo the POE or assignment.


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  Unfortunately no refund or credit can be given to delegates who do not attend without giving prior notice.

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