Foundation Certificate in Project Management Skills

Foundation Certificate in Project Management Skills

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SOLAS eCollege in partnership with PeopleCert and CENIT Group is offering the PRINCE2 Foundations Qualification to FET staff.

The PRINCE2 Foundations course is a cornerstone certification that provides an introduction to key project management skills that can be applied within any role. There are a variety of project management methodologies but PRINCE2 is a leader in the field and a very popular method used worldwide.

The Foundation Certification aims to confirm that you know and understand the PRINCE2 method well enough to be able to work effectively with, or as a member of, a project management team working within any environment.

Access to the course is completely online and is available 24/7.

Target group:
The course is tailored for beginners and is open to FET staff e.g. Management, Administration, Teachers, Tutors, Trainers etc.
Applicants should have some basic understanding of Project Management but there is no formal prerequisite for the Foundation qualification.

Tutor Support:
There is access to certified eTutors for support during regular business hours.

Assessment:
There is a single, one-hour exam that is taken at the end of the course at a Pearson VUE Testing Centre or at home using online proctoring.

Duration of course:
The course and exam should be completed within 16 weeks (approximately 2 hours per week). 

Fees:
There are no course fees for FET staff (standard course value is €657).

Number of places available:
Places are limited to 20 during the first phase.

Important Dates:
Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 10th December 2018 or earlier if the number of places on offer is exceeded.
Successful applicants will be notified and will commence their course from December 2018.

How to Apply:
FET staff who would like to apply for a place on the PRINCE2 Certificate course should apply through FESS.
Please email ALL of the following details to eCollege@fess.ie:
1. Name
2. Role / Job Title
3. Centre Name
4. Centre Address
5. Email address
6. Statement of intent (max 100 words) i.e.:Why are you applying for a place on this course?, What do you plan to do professionally with the qualification?