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Level 5 Flexi Study Certificate in Project Management

Level 5 Certificate in Project Management (FLEXI-STUDY)


Bennetts Hill


Course summary

Only 1 in 5 Managers have a recognised management qualification and yet employers are actively looking for people with these qualifications right now! Why not join the ‘1 in 5’ and make your CV stand out from the crowd by gaining a CMI qualification with Sandwell College? If you already manage projects within your job role or are likely to manage projects in the future or aspire to have a career in project management, then a CMI Level 5 Certificate in Project Management course may be ideal for you. The course will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to manage projects successfully and overcome problems and challenges during the project management process. During the course you will plan and manage a genuine workplace project.


Flexi-Study enables you to fit your studies in around your work and personal life. The Flexi-Study approach combines one day a month of face-to-face classroom teaching with independent distance learning, using online, on-demand learning materials which are available 24/7. You will also have a dedicated tutor who is there to support you throughout your studies via scheduled online assignment workshops and a personal tutorial to provide support with each assignment. The monthly classes are delivered on a Friday from 9am to 5pm at Sandwell College’s Professional Studies Centre at Bennetts Hill in Birmingham City Centre. New Street Station and Snow Hill Station are only a few minutes walk away and the area is well served by buses and trams.

How much does the course cost?

The total fee for this course (including registration and certification) is £660. HOWEVER, if you live within ‘West Midlands Combined Authority’ region, you may be eligible to a FREE place on this course subject to certain terms and conditions

When does the course start and end?

Start Date: 9th February 2024 Other Sessions: 8th March 2024, 12th April 2024 and 10th May 2024.  

Course requirements

You must have a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above including English or equivalent qualifications. You will also have a CMI Level 3 Diploma in Management and Leadership or similar Business or Management qualification at level 3 or above.

You will study two units:-


· Managing Projects to Achieve Results

· Conducting a Management Project


Whilst on the course, you will be given FREE professional membership of the CMI, which includes access to a range of CMI products and services to support you throughout the qualification and later as you progress in their career.

Each unit is assessed by one written assignment of approximately 2,500-4,000 words. The second assignment will involve proposing, conducting and reporting on a workplace management project.

On successful completion of this course, you can progress to the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership. Upon achievement of the Level 5 Diploma, you may be eligible to apply for full membership (MCMI) or even Chartered Membership of the CMI (CMgr).


How can I apply?

Please contact [email protected]

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

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