Certificate in Construction Project Management (Online) (Intake 2: January 2021)

Limerick Institute of Technology (SB20CPM)
Key Programme Details
Award

Certificate in Construction Project Management (Special Purpose Award Level 6, 10 Credits)

NFQ Level

Level 6 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Online

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

10

Department

Department of the Built Environment

General Information
Contact

Brigid Della Pace

Email

Springboard@lit.ie

Phone

+353 61 293055

Address

Springboard+ Team @ LIT
Flexible Learning Department
Limerick Institute of Technology
Flexible Learning Office (3A.06)
Moylish Park
Limerick
V94 EC5T

Important Dates
Application Deadline

27/11/2020

Start Date

25/01/2021

End Date

29/03/2021

About this Course

This short 10 week, online programme is designed to give learners a solid grounding in the field of project management as applied to the construction sector. The programme is aimed at supervisors and managers in the sector and follows the body of knowledge developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Objectives

To give learners a solid grounding in the field of project management as applied to the construction sector

Entry Requirements

Minimum entry requirements are Grade OD3 or higher in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Applicants who do not have English as their first language must ensure they satisfy English Language requirements. For entry to undergraduate courses, a minimum score of 5.5 in an IELTS exam is required. For postgraduate courses, a minimum of 6.0 is required. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their English proficiency meets these requirements.

Long Description

This 100% online programme is designed to give learners a solid grounding in the field of project management as applied to the construction sector. The programme is aimed at supervisors and managers in the sector and follows the body of knowledge developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

The topics covered will include:

Project Management Process: Introduction to Project Management and the Project Management Process. Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)

The Planning and Scheduling Process: Conceptualisation / Scope management, project time management, project cost management

Methods of Measuring Work Progress: Updating of schedules (bar charts, networks, line of balance, time chainage). Earned value and forecasting. Trend analysis

Project Human Resource Management: Staffing, power, delegation, authority, performance appraisal. Role of the Project Manager and the project team

Project Quality Management: Policy, planning, assurance, control, improvement

Project Risk Management: Identification, quantification, mitigation. Decision tree analysis. Sensitivity analysis

Project Procurement Analysis: Planning, solicitation, source selection, contract administration, contract close out

Project Communications Management: Planning, information distribution, progress reporting, storage/archiving


What will the time commitment be?
Each 5 credits will normally equate to approximately 100 Total Learning Hours. Total Learning Hours includes the time you spend in class (lectures, tutorials, practical elements) and the time you spend completing work outside of college. The balance between these two varies by discipline, and by level of study. You should bear in mind that the workload will increase at particular times e.g. when assignments are due.

Timetable Info

This course will be delivered fully online over 10 weeks.
The course will run over a period of 10 weeks, with one 3 hour online lecture per week.
There will be a "watch-back" option if you miss a lecture.
Online classes will run from 6.30pm to 9.30pm

Delivery Location

This course will be delivered fully online over 10 weeks.
The course will run over a period of 10 weeks, with one 3 hour online lecture per week.
There will be a "watch-back" option if you miss a lecture.
Online classes will run from 6.30pm to 9.30pm

Delivery Notes

This course will be delivered fully online over 10 weeks.
The course will run over a period of 10 weeks, with one 3 hour online lecture per week.
There will be a "watch-back" option if you miss a lecture.
Online classes will run from 6.30pm to 9.30pm

Admissions Contact Details
Contact Person

Brigid Della Pace

Address

Springboard+ Team @ LIT
Flexible Learning Department
Limerick Institute of Technology
Flexible Learning Office (3A.06)
Moylish Park
Limerick
V94 EC5T

Phone

+353 61 293055

Email

Springboard@lit.ie

RPL Information

Applications may also be eligible for entry according to LIT's Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Procedures

Application Procedures

Apply online at www.springboardcourses.ie

To complete your application process you must scan the following supporting documents into ONE FILE and attach to your online application.

1. Current CV
3. Proof of nationality ie. passport
4. Proof of employment ie. payslip/p60 (amounts can be redacted) / social welfare payment ie. receipt/letter

Please note that places are LIMITED and only COMPLETE applications can be assessed. Please apply online here for your programme and ensure ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS are attached to your application. Any missing documents will lead to a delay in processing.

EMPLOYED APPLICANTS: ONE of the following: A recent payslip / most recent P60 / revenue documentation letter from employer confirming this (amounts may be redacted from financial documents) / letter/email from employer / proof from company website etc.

UNEMPLOYED APPLICANTS:Proof of social welfare: Written confirmation from the Department of Employment Social Protection (DEASP) that you are a Social Welfare recipient at the commencement of the course. Name of payment. Receipt from Post Office may suffice.

RETURNERS: If you are a returner who has been on home or other caring duties for 9 of the last 12 months OR you are economically dependent on a partner or spouse and have been unemployed for 9 of the last 12 months you must supply a notarized affidavit confirming this. Please email Springboard@lit.ie to request this form.

FORMERLY SELF-EMPLOYED: Provide a letter/statement from Revenue stating that the applicant is no longer trading or a similar letter from the applicants (former) accountant should be sufficient.

EXAMS: No final examination. Continuous assessment exercises will be set during the programme.

FEES: 100% Springboard+ funded. No fees for successful applicants.