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We continue to work toward important upgrades to Secure Client. These will provide enhanced functionality and security. Updates are now in progress and will continue between Monday 8th February and Wednesday 3rd March 2021. During this time our systems will be unavailable. 

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Project Management

Business and support services

This is an integrated qualification in Project Management, which includes requirements for both technical knowledge and practical competence. The requirements for the qualification have been set at Level 4 which is aligned with that of the first year of Higher Education. The requirements of this qualification have been defined by Excellence, Achievement & Learning Limited (EAL) the Awarding Organisation and the Association for Project Management (APM) the Professional Body for Project Managers, employers from different sectors, educational and training providers (including Higher Education). The requirements were defined in order to align with National and International Occupational Standards relating to project management.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
This qualification is restricted to learner's who are
over 18 years of age.

The EAL Level 4 Diploma in Project Management is designed specifically for those wishing to embark on a career as a project professional. It will help learners develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding at Level 4, equivalent to the first year of a degree.


Assessment is carried out in the workplace, with learners gathering a portfolio of evidence to show their achievements against the standards.

Competence based qualifications are undertaken in the learner’s place of work.