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Project Management Course (Level 1)

Course Overview

Online Project Management Course

The course introduces basic aspects of projects and project management, it also provides understanding of key project terminology. Online Project Management Course, is equally suitable for those either working in a project team and want to gain basic knowledge of project management or those who are new to project management.

On this course you will explore what is Project and Project Management ,the Role of a Project Manager, the Benefits of Projects, a Project’s Life Cycle ,stages of a Project ,the Vision Process, setting Project Goals, working on target Chart, producing the Statement of Work, creating cost and Schedule Estimates, List of Stakeholders , the Communication Plan and Project Planning Worksheet.

Course objectives;

By the end of this course, the learner will;

  • understand what is meant by a project
  • Explain what project management means
  • Identify benefits of projects
  • Identify the phases of a project’s life cycle and apply a simple lifecycle to a project in order to break in into easily manageable stages.
  • Identify project planning tools
  • Discuss your project, including goals and vision statements
  • Discuss stages involved in report writing

Who is it for?

This course has been specially designed for those who are new to projects, or non, project staff who want to gain basic understanding of the project management systems, tools and processes.

  • New project team members
  • Staff required to communicate with the project team but are not directly involved in project activities.
  • Individuals looking to start their career in project management
  • Project team members who are interested to enhance their CVs and want an accredited certificate.

Online Project Management Courses with Certificates: Key Benefits;

  • Accredited Certificate can be claimed
  • Ideal for you if you are planning to work in the field or are an existing project team member and want to have a basic understanding of the project management.

each unit contains an assessment to demonstrate your knowledge of the topics covered. 

Course Syllabus

Unit 1: Defining Projects and Project Management

  • What is Project and Project Management
  • The Role of a Project Manager
  • The Benefits of Projects
  • A Project’s Life Cycle
  • Stages of a Project

Unit 2: Selling a Project

  • The Vision Process
  • Project Goals
  • Target Chart

Unit 3: Preparing your Project

  • The Statement of Work
  • Cost and Schedule Estimates
  • List of Stakeholders
  • The Communication Plan
  • Project Planning Worksheet
Fee & Payment Options

Paying in Instalments: £180 (Interest FREE Instalments)

Deposit: £40

No of Instalments: 10

Each Instalment: £14

Pay in Full: (£40Discount) £140


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementfrom ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Brentwood open learning college has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 1 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by Brentwood open learning college to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Career Path

A secure, rewarding and enjoyable career in project management begins with a strong educational foundation. This entry-level course paves the way for higher-level studies, ultimately leading on to roles in business analysis and research, project coordination and high-level business management. With the required skills, knowledge and experience, salaries between £20,000 and £50,000 are highly plausible prospects. 

Who Should Take This Course?
  • Candidates interested in an entry-level overview of project management
  • Business owners and start-up entrepreneurs
  • Anyone looking to enhance their CV and improve career prospects
  • Existing professionals with no formal qualifications

Related Links:

Certificate in Project Management (Level 2)

Certificate in Construction Management (Level 3)

Certificate in Risk Management (Level 3)

Course Level
Level 1

Awarding Body
ABC Awards

Study Method
Online Learning

Course Duration
80 Hours Approx.

Entry Requirements
There are no particular entry requirements

Start Date

  • Learn what constitutes a project and what project managers do
  • Explore the benefits and mechanics of business project s
  • Study a breakdown of the project life cycle
  • Learn the basics of project planning, estimating and scheduling
  • Build a strong foundation for ongoing study 

Customer Reviews

Total Reviews: (1)


The material was well detailed and easy to understand. I liked the tutor response time and feedback on my assignment was very quick.


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