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CompTIA Project+ (PK0-004 Professional Series) Certification

Course Overview

The CompTIA Project+ Certificate provides business and IT professionals the fundamentals to successfully manage small and medium-sized projects.

This certification will open the doors to careers including Project Manager, Business Analyst and Project Management Team member, in a wide range of sectors and industries.  

Key Learning Topics Include:

  •  Initiation
  •  Planning
  •  Execution
  •  Control
  •  Closure

This course is delivered via eLearning.

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  • Course Access: 12 months
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • Study anytime, anywhere
  • 24/7 access
  • Unlimited Tutor Support
  • Includes: Live Labs, Tutor Support and Official Exam
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Is the CompTIA Project+ Certificate course suitable for me?

This accreditation is suitable for professionals who are required to manage smaller and less complex projects, as part of their job function. Project+ is considered a more versatile certification compared with others on the market, as it covers essential project management concepts that go past a single methodology or framework.

The CompTIA Project+ course is delivered via eLearning, making it ideal for students wanting to learn in their own time 24/7 and wherever they choose.

Whilst there are no official prerequisites to enrol onto this certification, if you’re new to IT concepts we recommend taking the CompTIA A+ first, before undertaking this certification.

How will the CompTIA Project+ Certificate course benefit me?

 CompTIA certifications are globally recognised and represent high quality training. As such, a CompTIA certification provides tangible proof of your skillset and abilities, increases your employability. Often required as a minimum in IT related jobs, these certifications help you move into the IT sector, or progress into more advanced roles if you’re already working in this industry. 

If your new to the IT sector, a CompTIA Project+ Certification will make your CV stand out from the crowd. This certification will let you comfortably answer work related questions during interview stage and carry out your daily tasks confidently in a professional work environment. 

The certification is also suitable for professionals already working in the IT industry and want to learn how to successfully manage small-to-medium-sized projects as well as attain a globally recognised certification.

What jobs can I apply for after my CompTIA Project+ Certification training?

The average salary for a Project+ Certificate holder, is £53k.

With a CompTIA Project+ Certification, you can apply for jobs including:

  •  Project Coordinator/Manager - £32k
  •  Project Team Member - £35k
  •  Business Analyst – £43k
  •  Team Leader, Manager, Director – £40k-£60k

(Source: ITJobsWatch)

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By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates. 

You’ll also benefit from:

  •  Training sessions which are focused on you.
  •  Recruitment insight to enhance your employability.
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CompTIA Project+ Certificate Syllabus

Learning Outcome

  •  Project Basics – Be able to summarise the properties of project, phases, schedules, roles and responsibilities. Understand cost controls and be able to identify the basic aspects of Agile methodology
  •  Project Constraints – Have the ability to predict the impact of different constraint variables and influences during a project. Explain the importance of risk strategies  
  •  Communication & Change Management – Understand the best communication methods and use change control processes within your projects
  •  Project Tools & Documentation – Compare the different project management tools, and analyse partner-centric and project documentation   


Initiating the Project

  •  Defining the Project
  •  Understanding Organizational Structures
  •  Validating the Project
  •  Understanding the Project Management Knowledge Areas
  •  Understanding the Role of the Project Manager
  •  Summary
  •  Exam Essentials

Project Team Roles and Responsibilities

  •  Stakeholder Roles and Responsibilities
  •  Receiving a Project Request
  •  Summary
  •  Exam Essentials

Creating the Project Charter

  •  Project Process Groups
  •  Creating the Project Charter
  •  Holding the Kickoff Meeting
  •  Summary
  •  Exam Essentials

Creating the Work Breakdown Structure

  •  Documenting the Scope Management Plan
  •  Writing the Scope Statement
  •  Constraints and Influences
  •  Documenting the Requirements
  •  Creating the Work Breakdown Structure
  •  Summary
  •  Exam Essentials

Creating the Project Schedule

  •  Schedule Planning
  •  Defining Tasks
  •  Task Sequencing
  •  Assigning Resources
  •  Determining Task Durations
  •  Creating the Project Schedule
  •  Summary
  •  Exam Essentials

Resource Planning and Management

  •  Determining Resource Needs
  •  Personnel Management
  •  Conflict Management
  •  Project Kickoff
  •  Summary
  •  Exam Essentials

Defining the Project Budget and Risk Plans

  •  Estimating Costs
  •  Creating the Project Budget
  •  Expenditure Tracking and Reporting
  •  Risk Planning
  •  Summary
  •  Exam Essentials

Communicating the Plan

  •  Communications Planning
  •  Methods of Communicating
  •  Managing Stakeholder Expectations and Communication Needs
  •  Factors That Influence Communications
  •  Communication Triggers
  •  Summary
  •  Exam Essentials

Processing Change Requests and Procurement Documents

  •  Project Management Plan Review
  •  Implementing Change Control Systems
  •  Types of Organizational Change
  •  Procurement Planning
  •  Agile Project Management
  •  Summary
  •  Exam Essentials

Project Tools and Documentation

  •  Project Management Tools
  •  Knowledge Management Tools
  •  Using Performance Measures
  •  Project Endings
  •  Steps in Closing Out a Project
  •  Summary
  •  Exam Essentials

CompTIA Project+ Exam Details

The CompTIA Project+ exam tests your understanding of how to manage a project life cycle, the use of appropriate communication, how to manage your resources and stakeholders, and maintaining project documentation.

Exam - Code PT0-001

Exam format - Multiple-choice.

Number of questions - Maximum of 95.

Duration - 90-mins.

Pass mark - 710/900 (79%).

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