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APM Project Fundamentals Qualification Level 3

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The Association for Project Management, the chartered body for the project profession, is committed to developing and promoting project and programme management through its FIVE Dimensions of Professionalism. In 2017 APM was awarded a Royal Charter as part of its strategy to raise awareness and standards in the profession. The award-winning association has over 30,000 individual members and more than 500 organisations participating in the Corporate Partnership Programme making it the largest professional body of its kind in Europe.

The Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ) Level 3 (SCQF Level 6) was developed by APM, the chartered body, for the project profession and offers a fundamental awareness of project management terminology. It is for those wishing to gain a broad understanding of the principles of the project management.

During the course, a range of units will be covered including the following;
Project management & the operating environment, Project life cycle, Management structures by which projects operate, Project management planning, Scope management, Scheduling and resource management, Risk management and issue management, Project equality management, Communication, Leadership and teamwork.

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For more information on financial support options including payment plans, please visit our Money Management Service area or email [email protected].  

How will I learn?

Learning will take place primarily in a classroom environment with the opportunity to use case studies and tutorial-based exercises. Computer-based testing is used for assessment of all units, with mock exams taking place during the classroom sessions.  

Elements of this course will also be taught remotely. The chosen platform for this is Microsoft Teams. Teams allows learners and teachers to seamlessly work together, create content and share resources from a single, easy-to-learn and simple platform. On successful enrolment onto this course, you will be provided with all the details required to set up Teams.

A 60 minute online multiple-choice examination will be undertaken on completion of the taught element course.

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Entry Requirements

Candidates require a level 2 in Maths & English (A to C Grade GCSE or equivalent), and a good standard of general education. Support in obtaining these can be provided if required. A successful interview and assessment will be required prior to enrolling.

No prior knowledge or experience is required for this qualification. Successful completion will provide the skills and knowledge to make a positive contribution to any project. 

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For more information about this course please email [email protected].

Please be aware that some courses have fees that are payable on enrolment. More information on if this course has a fee can be found in the Availability section below.  

If you require financial support including payment plans, bursaries and advanced learner loans please visit the Money Management Service section of the website.

For more information on fees please view our Fees, Charges and Refunds Policy and our Applications, Admissions and Enrolment Policy and Procedures.

This course offers simpler and safer online enrolment requests, which means in a matter of minutes you can submit an enrolment request to us. However please be aware that upon submitting your enrolment form you are not guaranteed to be accepted. A number of our courses require assessments, qualification checks or simply a conversation with you before we can confirm your enrolment.

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Dates and Enrolment for this course

Course information last updated: Friday 22nd October 2021 @ 8.30am (5 hours ago)

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11th Oct 2021 - 24th Oct 2021
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