Project Management Level 3


Project managers are vital to the success of the businesses, consultancies and other organisations who employ them. This course will teach you the scope and responsibilities of the role, as well as giving you the basic skills necessary to plan, budget and execute a project successfully, in your own time.


Project Management Level 3

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About This Course

Looking to improve your career prospects, climb that elusive career ladder and explore a job that takes advantage of your natural planning skills? Our Project Management Level 3 course can provide you the skills and the knowledge to take this step.

Exclusively designed for home study, this course can help you to explore the broad skillset required to become an effective Project Manager, as well as the principles of the role, your responsibilities and employer expectations.

More importantly, our Project Management Level 3 course can offer you the flexibility to study all of this from the comfort of your own home. There is no need to attend any classes as all of your course materials will be send straight to your home.

And this is great news if you are just stepping back into education or are restricted by work obligations, as you can mould this 80 hour course to fit around your existing work commitments and essentially study when, where and how you want.

From learning about the various stages of preparing, planning and budgeting, to learning how to manage resources and oversee implementation; by the end of this course you will know how to deliver a product – and its benefits – successfully, and make a credible difference to business productivity.

Course Benefits

Split into 6 detailed and informative units, this course is the perfect stepping stone for progressing your career and gaining real and transferrable skills. With every unit that you complete, you will be given the opportunity to demonstrate your competency and comprehension of the course materials, but more importantly will be able to test your newly acquired skills within a practical setting.

This course will:

  • Give you the freedom to study when, where and how you want, and at your own pace.
  • Help you to achieve a healthy work-study balance – taking on average 80 hours of study time to complete, we will give you a full year to submit your assignments.
  • Provide you with a full years’ worth of tutor support.
  • Challenge your perceptions of this career field, whilst working to enhance your natural organisational skills.
  • Help you to climb the career ladder.
  • Offer you a stress free and convenient way to study – no strict deadlines, no stress, no pressure…

Course Units

Unit 1: Principles of Project Management

Unit 2: Project Planning and Preparation

Unit 3: Managing Scope, Schedule and Resources

Unit 4: Communication and Preparation 

Unit 5: Risk and Problem Management 

Unit 6: Delivering Quality and Safety 


This course is assessed using a series of typed assignments that are designed to test your knowledge of the course syllabus. These assignments will need to be submitted to your personal tutor for marking, whereupon they will supply you with tips and feedback. No external examinations are required.

Awarding Body

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive certification from National Institution of Qualifications (NIOQ).

This course has been designed to meet the requirements of specific learners or employers. It is endorsed by National Institution of Qualifications, meaning the course has undergone external quality checks to ensure that they are maintained and delivered to an excellent standard.

National Institution of Qualifications are a national certificating organisation. Endorsement of our courses ensures learners have access to high quality materials that cover all learning outcomes, helping them to achieve their potential.

Required Knowledge

No prior knowledge or experience is needed in order to enrol onto this course, making it ideal for those looking to progress their career and take their first tentative steps onto the career ladder.


We may specialise in the provision of home study courses; however at no point on your learning journey do you have to feel alone in your studies. From day one you will receive the highest standard of customer support – from comprehensive study guides to the assistance of our personal tutors; help is always at hand.

Our personal tutors are all experts in their field, meaning you can readily harness their knowledge, guidance and instruction and use it to progress your studies.

In turn, our student support team are always available to answer your questions and be a pillar of support. Just one click away… you’ll never have to wait long for an answer.

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

  • No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from tutoring to certification.
  • Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+).
  • Our customers have rated us ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot.
  • Our courses are up to date. Many providers create course content and fail to keep it up to date.
  • We are open later than any other home learning provider.
  • As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work.
  • All courses are fully endorsed by external awarding organisations.
  • 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.

If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!

You have 12 months to complete your course, however you can complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!

There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 10 month period.

If you choose to pay using a payment plan, to apply you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment doesn’t pass first time, you can retry as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.

This course is an endorsed certification, not a regulated qualification.

No, this is a distance learning course, which means your assessments will be submitted and marked using our online LMS (Learner Management System).

Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast-track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).

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