New Zealand Certificate in Project Management

Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Subject area

Project Management



18 Weeks

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with people who can carry out a broad range of support roles as a project team member and take responsibility for some parts of a project(s).

This qualification will benefit Aotearoa New Zealand by increasing project success through consistent application of project management skills.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to support the management of a project(s) under broad guidance, in accordance with ngā kaupapa o te Tiriti o Waitangi (the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi), and in a multi-cultural environment.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

To enrol in this programme, a potential tauira must meet all enrolment requirements, including Te Wananga o Aotearoa Terms and Conditions of Enrolment and any relevant conditions specified by the Ministry of Education, the Education Act 1989 and the Tertiary Education Commission. To enter this programme, tauira must be: - 16 years or older - A New Zealand citizen (which includes citizens of Cook Island, Niue and Tokelau) - A New Zealand permanent resident currently living in New Zealand - Must either be a graduate of a Level 3 qualification or complete a Pre-Entry assessment (PEA) to demonstrate competence in numeracy and literacy. A Pre-Entry Assessment is used as a diagnostic tool that allows: - the applicant to demonstrate their level of preparedness to engage with, and to successfully complete, the programme of learning they are applying for entry to - the kaiako to gauge the level of the applicant's preparedness and to identify any areas that may require additional or specific support to progress the applicant through to successful completion of the programme - the kaiako to identify and propose a more appropriate programme of study, and - for the ethical enrolment of applicants into appropriate levels of study. This programme requires applicants to complete a PEA if they are not graduates of a level 3 programme.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


18 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$0 $0
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$2,787 $2,787
Total $2,787 $2,787

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 355 553
Phone: (0800) 355 553
Fax: (7) 871 3224

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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