PrintDURATION: 2 days
|TIME: 09:00 to 17:00 GMT|
ELCAS Introduction to Project Management. Start your career in project management with our highly regarded two day PFQ (APM Project Fundamentals Qualification) course. No project management experience is required. Our courses are delivered from our Live Virtual Classroom and also at our Southampton-Solent classroom venue (between Portsmouth & Southampton).
This qualification is offered by IPSO FACTO and is one of several courses registered on the ELCAS scheme. For options to combine this ELCAS Introduction to project management with other qualifications, go to the ELCAS Resettlement page.
No prior knowledge or experience is required for this qualification.
The course offers a fundamental awareness of project management terminology and is for those wishing to gain a broad understanding of the principles of project management.
The syllabus assesses the key elements of the project management lifecycle and covers knowledge areas from the APM Body of Knowledge including:
You’re considering a career in project management but have no real experience.
You have no experience in project management, and this ELCAS Introduction to project management qualification is the perfect choice to combine with either Agile Project Management, PRINCE2, APM PMQ or Change Management.
Your APM PFQ exam will be taken online using Surpass. We will book your online exam to take place starting between 15:00 and 16:00 on day two of your course. The exam will be booked seven days before the exam date, where you will be sent an email invitation from Surpass to test your equipment. This will allow you plenty of time to test your equipment, identify and resolve any issues.
Its important that you carry out the tests straight away, as you will be charged by the APM to make alterations to your exam booking within five days of your exam. You must test the equipment you’ll be using for the exam.
An email invitation to take the exam will be sent 3 days before your exam date. If you are expecting an email to test your equipment or take the exam please check you spam. Contact the APM or IPSO FACTO if you have any concerns.
*** Important information about preparing for APM online exams
Step 1: Read the course outline, select location and date from the drop down lists. Click “Make enquiry button”, complete the form. Note our ELCAS number, course title, course date and course location for your resettlement forms.
Step 2: We’ll email you with a detailed acknowledgement of the course, and reserve a place. In addition, we’ll invoice the costs including your contribution, and include our terms and conditions.
Step 3: On receipt of your payment contribution, we’ll email joining instructions. There are no pre-course materials for the course.
This Introduction to Project Management qualification using your ELCAS funding can be used to start a career in project management that ultimately takes you to become a Chartered Project Professional.
Link to Associate Membership of the APM: https://www.apm.org.uk/membership/associate-member/