OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Project Management
The OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Project Management is to develop a learner’s practical project management skills and prepare them to work in a wide range of contexts.
Learners will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of operations management, project quality management, business strategy, responsible business practices, project planning and execution and digital business practices.
Successful completion of this qualification will equip learners with industry-specific and practical skills, enabling them to successfully apply their knowledge in the workplace, enhance their career prospects and allow progression to further study.
✓ These qualifications are designed for learners who are typically aged 18 and above.
✓ The entry profile for learners is likely to include at least one of the following:
✓ Relevant Level 4 Diploma qualification or equivalent qualification.
✓ GCE Advanced level in 3 subjects or equivalent qualification.
✓ Mature learners (over 21) with relevant management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme).
✓ If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country, they must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit the English Language Expectations page on the OTHM website.
OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 5 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Foundation Degrees, Higher National Diploma (HND) and Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree.
The OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Project Management qualification consists of 6 mandatory units, 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and the recommended Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for this qualification is a minimum of 600 hours.
DURATION AND DELIVERY:
The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study, but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning.
The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials, seminars, distance, online by approved centres only.
ASSESSMENT AND VERIFICATION:
All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the centre and externally verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.
To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgement that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by the Assessor.
The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgement of the learners’ overall achievement has been arrived at.
The OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Project Management qualification enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their further study.
As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are also eligible to gain direct entry into Year 3 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.
For more information visit University Progressions page.