PRINCE2 is a project management course that provides you with all of the knowledge and training you need to start a career in project management.
It is the worlds most practiced project management method and the recognised standard developed and used extensively by project managers around the world. It is based on established and proven best practice in project management, PRINCE2 is a flexible method that guides you through the essentials for running a successful project, regardless of type or scale.
The course is ideal for those who would like to get a qualification or start a career in project management.Careers in project management
The demand for project managers is high. Globally, the PMI expects 22 million new project management openings by 2027, and in the UK the project management profession is expected to have 168,196 new openings by 2027.
There is a demand for project managers across a wide range of organisations and sectors that includes construction, IT & digital technology, publishing, finance, insurance, utilities and professional services to name but a few. There are expected to be 960 new construction based project management positions in the UK each year between now and 2027.
Studying project management is an excellent way to future proof your career prospects. There are significant skill shortages for management professions both locally and regionally. There is also a widening gap between the need for skilled project managers and their availability across the globe.Other reasons to study project management:
This course covers all the principles of project management including the planning, organising, securing, controlling, leading and managing of resources and tasks to achieve specific business goals.
Successful completion of this course could lead onto employment in project management, progression to the PRINCE2 Practitioner course or a higher level management and leadership course such as the ILM Level 5 or 7.
All learners studying project management will have access to a virtual learning environment with access to teaching and learning resources 24/7. Learners will also be assigned a personal tutor to support them with their study both in and outside of college. In addition to this the course includes a master class session with an experienced project manager industry expert.
The college has a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if it is required and a welfare team that are on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college. For further information on student support please visit: wvr.ac.uk/student-support
The course fee is £650, and there is an additional £299 examination and registration fee.
You must have achieved a level 3 qualification in your specific field of study, and you must also have good standards of English, maths and IT.