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New Zealand Certificate in Project Management - Online

Level 4

Develop your skills in project management with UCOL's New Zealand Certificate in Project Management.

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Quick info

Level: 4

Locations: Online via the TANZ eCampus platform.

Duration: 19 weeks, full-time or study at your own pace.

Monthly intakes throughout 2017. Please enquire about the next start date.

Domestic Fees:*
$640 (discounted from $2,962.01)

International Fees:*
Not applicable

* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). Fees for multi-year programmes are for one year of study.

Businesses and organisations need people who can manage projects on time and within budget. Learn these valuable skills in UCOL's New Zealand Certificate in Project Management.

Career & Study Outcomes

Successful graduates of the New Zealand Certificate in Project Management will have the skills and knowledge to be employed in a variety of business entities in project support roles, and be able to contribute to community groups in volunteer project roles.

  • Project Support
  • Project Assistant

To find out more about possible job prospects and salaries, see Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's Career Prospects as a Manager guide.

Education pathway

Graduates who wish to further specialise can enrol in:

Learning Facilities

Online via TANZ eCampus platform.

Domestic Entry Requirements

NCEA Level 2 (including Literacy 10 credits at Level 2 and Numeracy 10 credits at Level 1)


Equivalent academic achievement


On a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Executive Dean*

*Pending NZQA approval

International Entry Requirements

English Proficiency Entry Requirements:

International student applicants whose first language is not English must have an IELTS (or equivalent including TOEFL) score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5. UCOL is a TOEFL iBT testing centre. The English Proficiency test is accepted for English language entry into all UCOL programmes.

Advice & Guidance

This programme is designed for those who want to be employed or currently are employed in a project management support role.  It is recommended that applicants have 40 credits NCEA Level 1, including 10 literacy credits and 10 numeracy credits.

The New Zealand Certificate in Project Management comprises 60 credits.  

Applications for Recognition of Prior Learning, including Cross Credit, Credit Transfer and Assessment of Prior Learning may be made on the Recognition of Prior Learning Form where a student believes all learning outcomes for a course or unit standards have already been met.

Course Information

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Scope Management
  • Lead a Project Component
  • Management Project Monitoring and Controlling


The programme is approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority under the provisions of the Education Act 1989, and Universal College of Learning (UCOL) Trading as Universal College of Learning (UCOL) is accredited to teach it.