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)

Programme code

NZ2462

Domestic

$610 - $820

Starts

Throughout the year

International

Please enquire

Credits

60

Course related costs

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Level

4

Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

Please enquire

Location

Online*

Content

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 .

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

Programme structure

To complete this Certificate you are required to complete 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

    Note: If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency.

Alternative requirements
  • Still want to study but don't meet the Academic Requirements?

    If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.

    Note: The number of courses you have to complete for this qualification may be reduced where you have relevant credits from previous study, or evidence of similar learning or experience in the workplace. Contact Ara for advice.

Additional requirements
English requirements
  • What if English is not my first Language?

    If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study. Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart .

    OR

    • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
    • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS, Pearson or other test through the Ara Examination Centre or in your home country.

    IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS test report form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.

    What if I have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance?

    You do not need to provide additional evidence of English Language skills.

OVERALL IELTS REQUIREMENTS

5.5 ACADEMIC

SPEAKING

5.0

READING

5.0

WRITING

5.0

LISTENING

5.0
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

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.