project management course

Project Management course


In contrast to a lot of other courses, this Project Management course is oriented towards independent study and practical aspects of the subject.


“The course content was excellent, the language was simple and straight to the point” Claire S


This is the process of managing all aspects of a particular project including resources, people, deadlines, outcomes etc. It can involve knowledge of a number of disciplines and management of a range of activities all aimed at a common goal.

About the Project Management course

In contrast to a lot of other courses, this Project Management course is oriented towards independent study and practical aspects of the subject. It assumes no prior knowledge so will provide you with the basic foundation and then takes you, incrementally, through all the stages of the process allowing you to acquire the necessary techniques and skills as you progress.

Module Module Title

1 Objectives of this Course – What is Project Management?

2 Project Identification

3 Project Planning

4 Project Implementation

5 Project Completion and Evaluation

6 Technical Skills

7 Leadership Skills

8 Interpersonal Skills

Award 1 is Project Management Diploma
Project Management Diploma

Award 2 Level 3 Project Management Award
At the end of this course successful learners will also receive a Level 3 NCFE Award Certificate of Achievement. Our course has been accredited under our NCFE IIQ Licence and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

What Are Your Study Options?

The Distance Education Academy aims to provide flexible, convenient arrangements for our students, so you can study through two methods:
Traditional paper-based;
Online study provides quick access to online course material and enables you to submit question papers to your tutor, and receive feedback and results, through your personal online student account. The online system also gives access to course material instantly.
Study Hours
The Distance Education Academy can only approximate the time it takes to complete a course at it will largely depend on your speed of learning and assimilation plus how often and how much time you can dedicate to study. You also need to complete a question paper after each lesson and these normally will take 1 – 2 hours.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 120 hours.

Learner Support And Assessments

This distance learning course provides unlimited access to your a personal tutor who will be a specialist in the field you are studying. Their role is to make sure you get appropriate and constructive feedback and to answer your questions and provide guidance on areas you are not sure about. You can contact them by phone, email or fax.
We also have a team of course advisors and administrators who will give you friendly and relevant advice on issues relating to your online courses and study. We will always try to make you feel like you’re not by yourself and that someone will help you if you get into difficulties with anything.

Assessment Method
There are question papers set after each session; these have to be completed and sent to your tutor to mark. Continuous assessment like this means that your progress is monitored regularly and that any problems or difficulties are identified and addressed as early as possible.