Project Management Course (6N4090)

QQI Minor Award Level 6 - Further Education & Training

Project management has traditionally been associated with engineering and construction industries. Now, however, it is recognised as a very effective approach to organising team work in all types of organisation. This programme offers managers at every level an understanding of project management and the proven techniques for planning, undertaking and completing projects.

The course is designed to provide the learner with the knowledge, practical skills and understanding required to operate effectively as a project manager or senior project manager.


Course Duration

  • 5 Days

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should preferably have a good working knowledge of English, have a leaving certificate or equivalent qualification and/or relevant life and work experiences.


Course Objectives

 Learners who successfully complete this module will:

  • Establish a context for project management in an organisation
  • Analyse and plan projects in an effective and consistent fashion
  • Create, structure and organise projects using project-management tools
  • Recognise the importance of teamwork in project management


Course Content

  • Change Context
  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Risk and Quality Management
  • Change and Configuration Management
  • Managing People
  • Initial Planning for Projects
  • Project Monitoring and Control
  • Managing Contracts for Projects

Programme Assessment

 All assessments are carried out in accordance with QQI regulations.

     Portfolio / Collection of Work    70%
     Assignment                            30% 


A QQI Certificate of Achievement will be issued following the validation of results by QQI and the credit (6N4090) will then be obtained by the candidate. 

National Framework of Qualifications: Course is a level 6 component award and is a recognised module within the National Framework of Qualifications.