Skills Academy Project Management Studies

Do you like planning? Are you the kind of person who likes to manage every step of a project? Then Project Management studies might be just the course for you! The course will teach you all the skills you need handle a project.

We Offer The Following Project Management Courses:

Project Management Courses (Provider Programmes)

Short Course In Project Management

This is a short project management course that is made up of two subjects, and can be completed within 4-months.

Proficiency Certificate in Project Management

The proficiency certificate in project management is made up of four subjects, and can take you up to 8-months to complete.

Comprehensive Certificate in Project Management

This is our most advanced project management course. It is perfect for someone who has past experience in project management.

What is Project Management About? 

A project is a series of tasks which has a clear beginning and end (usually short-term) with specific goals set out by the project manager. Everything from hiring new staff, advertising new products, organising corporate events, and the construction of a new building are all examples of events.

Is This the Right Field for you?

You want to make sure that you have the right type of personality and have certain goals in mind in order to have a long and successful career in project management. Here are the qualities needed in someone who wants to work in this field.


You Want to get Into a Career Quickly

Project Management Institute (PMI) states that the demand for people skilled in Project Management will grow by 33%. This is equal to 22 million new jobs by the year 2027, you can read up on PMI’s great news here.


You do not Like Boredom

Two days are hardly ever the same in project management. You work with a team of different personalities, tackle a wide range of tasks and use a variety of skills for each situation.


You Don’t Have a Problem Saying no

There will be times when you have to disagree with requests, plans, and actions of your team members, managers, and boss.


You can Stay Calm Under Pressure

This is a very important skill to have in your career and to show during an interview. When times are tough, we will often look at our leaders to give us a solution on what to do next. To be able to be effective under pressure you have to be able to keep calm.

Where Will You Find Work in Project Management?


  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Information Technology Industry
  • Construction
  • Entertainment
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Finance

Job Titles:

  • Project Director
  • Project Assistant
  • Program Manager
  • Project Lead
  • Project Coordinator
  • Resource Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Budget Manager
  • Risk Manager
  • Quality Control Manager

How Much do Project Managers Earn?

As stated by Payscale at the time of writing, this is what project managers working in South Africa earn on average per year.

  • Project Management Director: R 809 269
  • Project Assistant:  R 156 406
  • Project Coordinator: R 209 889
  • Procurement Manager: R 416 709
  • Risk Manager: R 507 932
  • Quality Control Manager: R 267 428 

Ready to get Started?

  1. Simply fill in the form on this page, and we will get back to you shortly to make sure this is the best course for you.
  2. Fill in our Online Registration Form and get started right away.
  3. Call us toll-free: 0800 39 0027
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Last Updated: July 10, 2019

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