What THIS PROGRAMME OFFERS
A job/money-back guarantee makes this Project Management Gold placement programme stand out.
You have access to carefully selected UK accredited courses, support services and a job placement guarantee so that you can get your first project support, coordinator, junior project manager, junior manager or senior administrator job.
You pay for your studies and invest in yourself and we guarantee you will get your first job working in a professional environment. Training and recruitment is what we excel at, we have been helping career seekers since 2009 succeed and climb the career ladder.
The second part of this 2-year programme takes your skills and qualifications to practitioner level.
Job seekers with certifications from this programme are always in high demand and generally attract higher salaries. Our recruitment experts have pinpointed the qualifications that are most sought after and provide the best career pathway towards Project Management, Business Analysis, Senior Administration or Change Management.
The certifications gained from the exams included in this training package will make sure that you have a strong footing from which to springboard your career.
The certifications are UK and internationally recognised and our training courses are accredited by the APM, PeopleCert, APMG and BCS (British Computer Society).
Not only will these qualifications add great value to your CV, they lay the foundation for a financially rewarding career. Once qualified, you will be passed to our inhouse recruitment team who will create the perfect CV, provide you with recruitment services and help you get your first professional job in the area you have studied.
You can find video testimonials of success stories, achieved this year already, on our website.
WHO IS IT FOR?
No previous experience is necessary, however if you are naturally organised, have strong administration skills, can follow processes and are a strong communicator, then you are ideally suited.
SUPPORT FROM PROFESSIONALS
From the moment you register with us, you will have the guidance and advice you need to successfully qualify and find work in your new career. Our specialist recruitment consultants support you each step of your job seeking journey. While our qualified tutors and mentors provide you with all the support you need to learn new skills and qualify.
ALL THE SUPPORT AND HELP YOU NEED, YOU WILL HAVE:
PLUS, YOU GET THE FOLLOWING CAREER SERVICES AND SUPPORT:
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Courses Included in this Package:
Below are the core courses of this package, other courses could be added to help you gain extra knowledge and skills. Also see the FAQs below for further information.
APM Project Management Qualification (PFQ)
PFQ is an introductory qualification that offers a fundamental awareness of project management terminology, offering a broad understanding of the principles of the profession.
The PRINCE2 Foundation course provides an understanding of one of the world’s leading methodologies. This course will lay the groundwork for a successful project manager career.
APMG AgilePM Foundation
This flexible methodology is popular and growing across the world. It offers an adaptable framework that is highly sought after, especially in sectors that create new products and services.
BCS Business Analysis Foundation
Learn about the tools, techniques and principles to analyse business needs, optimise performance, improve systems and determine what is required to resolve business issues.
Change Management Foundation
Understand the techniques and approaches used to prepare an organisation and its employees for change. All projects result in change and people need to be managed through this process.
In year 2, choose which practitioner course below to study. Study, prepare for your exams and take your practitioner exam.
The PRINCE2 Practitioner is the second level of training for Project Managers. To manage higher level projects, you will require the skills and knowledge learned from the Practitioner course.
Agile Practitioner is the second level of this popular methodology and to be a project manager using AgilePM, you need to build on your foundation level skills with this Practitioner course. Many companies use a hybrid of AgilePM and PRINCE2.
Career Path and Possible Annual Salaries
These are some of our most frequently asked questions. Please fill out the form below for one of our Career Advisors to call you to answer any further questions you have and to help you get your new career journey started.
Are you courses accredited?
We are an APMG, PeopleCert and BCS authorised training centre and each course is either APMG, PeopleCert or BCS accredited. All courses also follow UK methodology and practices used in both the private and public sectors.
Can I use these qualifications outside of the UK?
The courses are UK accredited and internationally recognised. PRINCE2 for example is the most widely used Project Management methodology across the globe.
What finance options do you offer?
We offer finance through our third-party finance partner, Omni Finance where you can spread the cost of your study package, exams, and the PRINCE2 manual over affordable monthly payments. This is the preferred option for our students. As an alternative where students do not qualify for Omni Finance, we offer monthly spread payments in-house (ITOL Finance) which are interest-free and covers the cost of the course component only. ITOL Finance, therefore, does not finance the cost of exams and manuals. You can however at any time call the exam booking team and pay for exams and manuals as you need them.
Are exams and the PRINCE2 manual included in the price?
As stated above, if you have paid in full or have been accepted through Omni Finance, then 3 official foundation exams, 1 official practitioner exam and the PRINCE2 manual are included in the price. If you are paying via our in-house spread payment plan (ITOL Finance), then exams and manuals are excluded but you can pay for these at any time by contacting our exam booking team.
What recruitment support to you offer?
Once you have completed your 3 foundation exams, you are then supported by our recruitment team. They will provide you with a professional CV review & LinkedIn profile, job seeking advice, interview advice and support you each step of the job seeking process. Our aim is to empower you, so you have all the skills needed to secure interviews, master interviews and land the job you want to get. These are skills for life and can help you at any point in your career when you want to change jobs. You will proactively work with our recruitment team as they support you.
What support do you provide?
You are supported by a team of tutors, mentors and recruitment consultants to help you qualify and get work in a professional environment.
How will I benefit from completing this programme?
A rewarding career enables you to grow and develop. This package lays the foundation and kick starts your career in project management. You will harvest what you invest in yourself. After this programme you will have learned new skills and validated this by passing 3 certification exams at foundation level and one exam at the higher practitioner level. This adds value to your CV and opens doors to rewarding career opportunities where you can further grow.
After you have passed 3 exams, you then project manage a simulated project that builds in real world experience where you get assessed on key areas of project management. This brings together everything you have learned and gives you the opportunity to apply your new skills.
How does your job guarantee work?
In the event that you have passed all 3 certification exams at first attempt and passed your project assessment within one year of registering with us and do not secure a job placement within one year after passing your project assessment, we will refund your study fees less the cost of your exams subject to you conducting yourself in a professional manner, accepting reasonable job offers and working proactively with our recruitment team. It is also subject to you paying your study package in full and if you are paying via spread payments, it is subject to you not missing any monthly payments. Our Terms and Conditions / Terms of Learning also apply.
Can I opt out of recruitment services and your job/ money-back guarantee?
Yes, you can opt out of recruitment services and the job/ money-back guarantee. If you do not need these services, the cost of your package will be reduced, however this can only be done prior to registering for this study package.
How long on average before I can find a new job opportunity?
This depends on how long it will take you to pass the 3 certifications and practical assessment. It also depends on your location and the number of opportunities close to you. We aim to ensure you secure a new job opportunity within 12 months of completing your practical assessment, however on average most students secure a role within 4 months of passing their practical assessment. Please note, our recruitment support only kicks in once you have completed your 3 foundation exams and the practical assessment as this is when your CV will stand out with your new certifications and skills. Some students opt to pass their Practitioner exam before working with our recruitment consultants to find a new role, this is up to you.
What is the best study path for me to follow?
If you are very new to project management, study the APM Project Management Qualification (PFQ) first as this course offers a fundamental awareness of terminology, principles and the profession. You can study the course and opt to either take the exam or not. Your tutor can advise you on this. Next study the PRINCE2 Foundation course. This course is compulsory due the gravitas in carries in the job market as it is the most widely used project management methodology in the world. After PRINCE2, choose to study AgilePM Foundation, Change Management Foundation or Business Analysis Foundation. You need to pass 3 foundation exams including the compulsory PRINCE2 Foundation. After completing these exams, you will manage a simulated project to put all your new skills into practice. In year 2 choose your practitioner course and take the respective exam.
I’m already working, can I study around my current job?
Yes, this study and placement programme is flexible and designed for career starters and career changers that might be working in jobs that do not align with their career goals.
Can you tailor a study package for me?
Yes, we can tailor a study package for you based on your experience level and taking into consideration studies you have already completed.
If I run out of time, can I renew my training?
You can renew your studies for another year if you need to. You can also add other courses to meet your career requirements. We have a renewals team and a renewals advisor will be in contact as you near the end of your study term.
Once I have completed my studies, can I study further?
This package includes one practitioner exam, once you have passed your practitioner exam explore other project manager and business improvement courses and exams. Speak to our Advisors for advice.
What if I have other questions?
Please fill the form in below and one of our Advisors will call you and help answer any questions you have.