New Zealand Certificate in Project Management (Level 4).xml New Zealand Certificate in Project Management (Level 4)

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CertificateFull-time and part-time to suit your needs

Annual Fees(indicative 2019)

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$600 - $800


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Domestic Applications due

Received all year

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Gain the skills to contribute to the successful management of projects.

This programme will equip you with skills to enable you to scope, manage and lead projects under broad guidance. You'll learn how to use project management software, and about critical path analysis, communicating with stakeholders, determining solutions for operational issues and collaborating and contributing to the achievement of objectives.

You'll also learn about professional and ethical behaviour, and how to comply with internal policies, legislation and other external requirements, enabling you to contribute as a member of a project team to the various stages of a project.

* This online offering is available through TANZ eCampus .

Credit recognition

If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

Programme structure

To complete this Certificate you are required to complete a minimum total of 60 credits. Please browse the guide below to view the course options currently available within this qualification.

Core courses
Elective Courses

To be a full time student you need to maintain a workload of 120 credits per year. We recommend you talk with us to ensure you choose electives to benefit your future career.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • 40 credits NCEA Level 1, including 10 literacy credits and 10 numeracy credits

Alternative requirements
  • Skills for tertiary study (including literacy and numeracy) may be acquired through study, work and/or life experience. Students who can demonstrate these skills may be approved for alternative entry.

Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English is not your first language you may also be required to provide evidence of your English language. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.

    Note : Students who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English Language Skills.










Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this programme, please:

  • Complete an application form

If you feel you have gained your learning through on the job experience, talk to us about recognition or assessment of your prior learning.

Application documents

Career opportunities

As a graduate of this qualification you'll have the skills and knowledge to be employed in a variety of business entities in project support roles. You can also utilise your skills for volunteer project roles within community groups.

Study pathways

Further study options include the New Zealand Diploma in Business Level 5 (with strands in accounting, administration and technology, leadership and management, and project management). As a graduate of this programme you may be eligible for Project Management Institute Professional credentials.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics