NZ Certificate in Project Management [Level 4]

Study Options



19 weeks total or equivalent part-time


Level 4

Do you mean business?

So you want to move into project management? Arm yourself with the knowledge and skills to lead, plan and execute a project with confidence. Learn the complex techniques to successful project management and develop your planning and problem solving arsenal.

Do you want to become a project manager but aren’t sure how to get your foot in the door? Do you currently assist a project management team and want greater responsibility? Are you a small business owner looking to gain more skills in managing your business and projects? Then a qualification in project management could be for you.

You can fit your study around your work, family and lifestyle – there is no need to be a full-time student while studying with eCampus NZ. You can work and learn. All study is completely online – with supportive facilitators and advisors to help you along the way.


This course is fully online and requires approximately 600 learning hours.




The purpose of this qualification is to provide New Zealand business entities 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).

Graduates of this qualification will gain:

Technical knowledge and skills

  • Apply project management knowledge to support the initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and control, and closing of a project(s).
  • Lead aspects of a project(s) under broad guidance.
  • Select and use project management tools and techniques appropriate to the project management task.

People skills

  • Collaborate and contribute to the achievement of objectives.
  • Communicate information clearly to stakeholders.

Affective skills

  • Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviour, in a socially and culturally appropriate manner.
  • Manage self to contribute to the project’s performance.

Cognitive skills

  • Determine solutions for operational issues in a project(s).

Business environment skills

  • Comply with internal policies, legislation and other external requirements for the entity.

Career Opportunities and Outcomes

Upon graduating you will have the skills and knowledge to be employed in a variety of business entities in project support roles. You will also be able to contribute to community groups in volunteer project roles.

Your study pathway could progress onto the NZ Diploma in Business [Level 5] or the Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS).



For online study through eCampus NZ there are flexible monthly start dates.

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Entry Requirements

Entry with Credit

Academic Learning Services

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