Certificate Introduction: Project Management

Introduction: Project Management

  • NQF: 4
  • SAQA ID: 21046
  • CREDITS: 120


The correct operation of any institution is dependent on the knowledge and skills of a capable leader. From large-scale development projects to small scale in-house projects, the skills of a competent leader who can lead a team are in great demand. This programme is designed to mould individuals into leaders that are capable of planning, organising, and managing a project from start to finish. The course will expose learners’ to general management principles, equipping them with financial management, data processing and risk management skills.

Admission Requirements
  • N1 (Grade 10) certificate or equivalent, or
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Career Fields

Project Assistant
Project Coordinator
Project Planner
Certification and Examination Authority

Upon successful completion of this programme, learners will receive a Certificate: Introduction Project Management issued by the Quality Council for Trades & Occupations (QCTO).


One (1) year full-time or two (2) years part-time

Study Materials
  • A prescribed textbook list is available from the Academic Department at the campus
  • Electronic copies of the study guide for this course is available on the student portal

Enquire at the Berea College of Technology campus for a pricelist for the programme you are interested in.

Additional Costs

Students must make provision for additional items such as textbooks, stationery, supplementary examinations, research costs and printing of study guides.

1st Semester Subjects
Communication, Fundamentals of Project management, Project Operation Management, Project Administration
2nd Semester Subjects
Mathematical Literacy, Project Risk and Financial Management, Project Scheduling

Formative and summative assessments are an integral part of the programme and are used to ensure that the learner understands the course and is able to successfully complete the qualification.

Student Support Services
  • Job readiness skills
  • CV writing, interview training and workshops
  • Campus Counsellor
  • Work-integrated learning, internships and post-graduate employment
Centre for Student Relations (CSR)

The Centre provides a free online service to students who require additional academic and personal support.

Further Studies

This qualification enables both horizontal and vertical articulation options. Enquire about post-certificate studies at your nearest campus.

For more information on this course and further study options, visit www.bct.ac.za

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