This is a NQF level 4 skills programme which is aimed at training participants on the basics of Project Management, focusing on project initiation, planning and implementation.
Entry Level Requirements:
Communication, Mathematical Literacy and Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3 and/or Grade 11.
The programme caters for the current and future needs of those working on projects in a general skill set, that is not sector specific.
The programme consists of 8 days of training, either online or classroom based. A total of 290 notional hours must be accounted for to be declared competent for this skills programme.
Cost from R8 400 per learner
(Terms & Conditions Apply)
|Unit Std||Unit Standard Title||Credits|
|120373||Contribute to project initiation, scope definition and scope change control.||5|
|120384||Develop simple schedule to facilitate effective project execution||8|
|120375||Participate in the estimation and preparation of cost budget for a project or sub project and monitor and control actual cost against budget.||5|
|120374||Contribute to the management of project risk within own field of expertise.||6|
|120383||Provide assistance in implementing and assuring project work meets quality requirements.||5|
The competent learner will be capable of:
- Contributing to the identification and co-ordination of stakeholders, their roles, needs and expectations.
- Contributing to the identification, description and analysis of the project needs, expectations, constraints, assumptions, exclusions, inclusions and deliverables.
- Contributing to preparing and producing inputs to be used for further planning activities.
- Contributing to monitoring the achievement of the project’s scope.
- Identifying, explaining and describing the purpose and process of scheduling project activities.
- Defining and gathering project activities from technical experts and within own field expertise.
- Developing a simple schedule for a project or part thereof.
- Identifying and recognising potential risks that could affect project performance.
- Contributing to the assessment of the impact and likelihood of identified risks.
- Contributing to the development of risk management statements and plans.
- Monitoring and controlling the project risks.
- Identifying elements and resources to be costed through interpreting the project scope statement, work breakdown structure and other project data.
- Participating in the preparation and production of a cost budget.
- Contributing to the monitoring and controlling of cost budget performance by maintaining records and communicating.
- Describing and explaining the need for consistent processes and standards to achieve quality.
- Suggesting actions, within own field of expertise, in support of the development of quality project deliverables.
Conducting tests as per test plan and communicating test results.