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CompTIA Project+ (PK0-004 Professional Series) Certification

Course Overview

As a CompTIA Project+ certified professional you’ll have the required communication ability, business acumen and technical project management skills necessary to successfully deliver business and IT projects, under budget and on time.

This certification provides both business and IT professionals the fundamental concepts to be able to successfully manage small and medium-sized projects. You’ll be able to secure employment as a Project Manager, Business Analysts or Project Management Team member, in a range of sectors and industries with this training.  

Throughout this certification you’ll cover the entire Project Management lifecycle, including:

  •    Initiation
  •    Planning
  •    Execution
  •    Control
  •    Closure

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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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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
Course Details

Why study the CompTIA Project+ Certificate course with e-Careers?

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You’ll also benefit from:

  •    Training sessions which are focused on you
  •    Recruitment insight to enhance your employability
  •    Having a CompTIA Authorised Training Partner
  •    Unlimited Tutor Support
  •    Flexible payment plans

Why choose to study a CompTIA Certificate?

A CompTIA certification validates the things you have learnt, providing a proof of your skillset and abilities. 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.

CompTIA certifications represent high quality training, which are recognised internationally by employers. 

Students new to IT

If your new to working in the IT sector, a CompTIA Project+ Certification will make your CV stand out and reinforce your learning. Upon completion of your training, 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.  

Current IT Professionals

If you already work in the IT industry and want to learn how to successfully manage small-to-medium-sized projects, this CompTIA certification is for you.

Is the CompTIA Project+ Certificate course suitable for me?

Our CompTIA Project+ Certification would suit professionals who are required to manage smaller and often 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.

If you’re interested in learning your CompTIA Project+ qualification in your own time, wherever suits you best, this course is perfect for you.  


Required: No required prerequisites for this CompTIA Project+ Certification.

Recommended: While 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. 

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

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

With a CompTIA Project+ Certification, you can start applying for job roles such as:

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

(Source: ITJobsWatch)

CompTIA Project+ Certificate Syllabus

Learning Outcomes

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.


Chapter 1: 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

Chapter 2: Project Team Roles and Responsibilities

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

Chapter 3: Creating the Project Charter

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

Chapter 4: 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

Chapter 5: Creating the Project Schedule

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

Chapter 6: Resource Planning and Management

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

Chapter 7: Defining the Project Budget and Risk Plans

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

Chapter 8: Communicating the Plan

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

Chapter 9: 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

Chapter 10: 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+ Certificate Exam Details

Exam: Code PT0-001

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 format - Multiple-choice.

Number of questions - Maximum of 95.

Duration - 90-mins.

Pass mark - 710/900 (79%).

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  •    Alternative finance options*

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We offer a range of interest-free and interest-bearing finance options to help you spread the cost of your purchase over 12, 24, 36 or 48 months. Please contact our team today for further details.

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