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QQI Project Management: Everything You Need to Know


Our Certified Project Management Course is extremely popular. There are two reasons for this. First, it's a very practical project management training. Second, it leads to the respected QQI Level 6 Project Management Certification.

In this article, we answer some of the most frequently asked questions about QQI Project Management.

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What is QQI Project Management?

QQI Project Management is a project management qualification developed by QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland). It sits at level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).

QQI certifications are widely recognised and respected by employers. The award code for this certification is 6N4090.

The learning objectives for this certification programme are designed to support those who complete it in understanding how to run a project successfully from initial planning through to closing stages.


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How do I get a QQI Level 6 Project Management Certification?

Begin by attending our 4 day, Certified Project Management Course.

Following the course, there is a self-directed learning period of 8 weeks. During this time, you will complete your assessment work and pursue further reading and project work.

You must submit all your assessment work by the end of this 8-week period. It will then go through grading and verification.

If you have successfully passed the assessment, you will receive your QQI Project Management certification within 3 months of submitting your work.

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Do I need to take an exam?

There is no exam during the 4-day training course.

There is assessment work, which must be completed and submitted 8 weeks after you attend. Your trainer will ensure that you have a detailed outline of assessment work to be completed before the course is completed.

Is QQI the same as FETAC Project Management Certification?

QQI has now taken over the roles and responsibilities of FETAC, HETAC and NQAI. Therefore, this QQI Level 6 certification replaces the former, FETAC Level 6 certification.

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What is covered on this QQI Project Management Course?

Our QQI Project Management Course is called "Certified Project Management". This 4-day course has a strong focus on practical skills. Participants apply the learning to a live project or a case study they choose.

The course content covers the journey of a project from planning through to closing. You'll cover skills needed to manage a project effectively at each stage.

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What Methodology Will I Learn?

The syllabus for this course is based around A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), the Project Management Institute's (PMI)® globally-respected framework for managing projects.

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Is QQI Project Management training suitable for me?

We recommend this QQI Project Management Course for anyone who works in, or has an interest in project management and would like to gain practical project management skills.

The skills you learn during this course are relevant and applicable in any sector.


Do I need experience to attend this course?

While some familiarity with project is helpful, no experience in project management is required. Both beginners and experienced project managers attend this course.

I am experienced project manager. Is this the right qualification for me?

This course is ideal for gaining practical skills and a QQI certification. However, as an experienced project manager, you may be interested in our Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam preparation course.

How Can I Get Started?

"How Can I Get Started on my QQI Project Management Certification?"

The first step towards achieving your QQI Level 6 Certification in Project Management is to attend our Certified Project Management Course. This 4-day course runs in Dublin throughout the year, with limited places available on each date.

Here are 3 Ways to Reserve Your Place

  • Call Us: You can reach us at Freephone 1800 910 810 during office hours (Monday - Thursday, 9.00am - 5.30pm, Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm). We'll advise on the next steps for your project management training and book your spot on an upcoming Certified Project Management date.
  • Reserve Online: You can reserve a place online by using the button at the top right-hand side of this page.
  • Download our Brochure:If you would like to read more about our Certified Project Management Course before you book, you can instantly download its brochure by using the blue button below.

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