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CAPM Certification Training

Becoming a Certified Associate of Project Management (CAPM) is a crucial stepping-stone on your path to career advancement. This course is ideal for professionals in any industry who want to build on their current skillset or pursue an exciting new career in project management.

Get certified to find project-based opportunities. Typical roles of CAPM holders include project coordinator, project administrator, and project officer lead.

Kick-start your project management career with CAPM® Certification.
Certificate of Completion, CAPM® Certification
23 Hours
€ 795
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Get ready for the CAPM Certification Exam

CAPM is a globally recognised certification ideal for anyone taking the first step in building a career in project management.

Our focused approach to CAPM exam preparation is designed to give you a comprehensive knowledge of project management fundamental principles and core concepts, as well as an understanding of the practical implementation of predictive, agile, and hybrid approaches.

This CAPM certification course conforms to the new CAPM 2023 exam, and your instructor is a certified PMI practitioner with extensive real-industry experience. Importantly, our CAPM course gives you the 23 contact hours of project management education required to apply for the exam.

Get the tools to devise a structured study plan and earn your CAPM certification to distinguish yourself as a skilled professional in project management.

What will I learn?

The content of this course is based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), the Agile Practice Guide, and the CAPM exam content outline. To help you take the next step in your career, we will give you:
  • Interactive instructor-led training
  • Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) samples
  • Exam application guidance and tips

Browse more information about the course modules, what’s included in the student pack, and check if you are eligible to apply for the CAPM exam.
Learning Objectives

By completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify of the various project life cycles and processes.
  • Understand project management planning, project roles and responsibilities.
  • Follow and execute planned strategies or frameworks.
  • Apply common problem-solving tools and techniques.
  • Explain when it is appropriate to use a predictive, plan-based or adaptive approach.
  • Create a project management plan schedule.
  • Document project controls of predictive, plan-based and adaptive projects.
  • Plan project iterations.
  • Explain the components of an adaptive plan.
  • Prepare and execute task management steps.
  • Understand business analysis (BA) roles and responsibilities.
  • Conduct stakeholder communication.
  • Determine how to gather and validate requirements through product delivery.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of product roadmaps.
  • Determine how project methodologies influence business analysis processes.
Course Modules

These modules are designed to help you learn in a results-driven, interactive environment to give you all the knowledge and tools needed to pass the CAPM certification exam and achieve your career progression goals:

 

Project Management Fundamentals
  • Project life cycles and processes
  • Planning for project schedule, cost, quality, and risks
  • Project roles and responsibilities
  • Following and executing project plans
  • Problem-solving skills, tools and techniques
Predictive Methodologies
  • Using a predictive, plan-based approach
  • Planning the schedule of a predictive project
  • Documenting and controlling a predictive, plan-based project
Agile Frameworks and Methodologies
  • Appropriately adopting an adaptive approach
  • Planning project iterations
  • Documenting an adaptive project
  • Creating an adaptive plan
  • Preparing and executing project tasks
Business Analysis Frameworks
  • Business Analysis (BA) roles and responsibilities
  • Stakeholder communication
  • Requirements collection
  • Product roadmap
  • Business analysis processes in Adaptive and/or Predictive projects
  • Requirements validation through product delivery
Exam Preparation
  • Overview of exam structure and format
  • Exam application guidance
  • Practical tips to successfully complete exam questions
CAPM Student Pack

For Certified Associate Project Management (CAPM®) exam preparation success you will receive:

  • PMI content to study for the exam.
  • 23 contact hours are required to take the exam.
  • Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) exam samples.
  • Tips on answering exam questions successfully.
  • Exam application guidance.
CAPM Exam Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to sit for the PMI CAPM exam, a candidate must first meet the following specific education and professional requirements:

  • Leaving Certificate (High School Diploma or global equivalent)
  • 23 contact hours of formal training in project management or CAPM® certification.
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Is a CAPM Certification worth it?

According to PMI, research indicates 25 million new project management-oriented employees are needed to meet global talent demands by 2030. This is the best moment to start your career in this field.

Investing in a CAPM certification will give you:

  • An understanding of the best project management practices.
  • Project management credibility and knowledge.
  • Better career opportunities.
  • Global recognition.
  • Increase salary prospects.
  • Personal growth and increased confidence in your work.
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This course is perfect for ...

This training is ideal for aspiring project management practitioners who wish to:

  • Acquire the requisite 23 hours of project management education to apply to the PMI for the CAPM exam.
  • Gain entry into future project management roles.
  • Be part of larger projects and hold more responsibility within project management organisations
  • Capture a clearer understanding of project management processes, best practices, and approaches
  • Obtain the required experience to become a project manager and qualify for the PMP certification exam.

 

Not sure if this course is for you? Schedule a call to speak with an educational adviser.

Why IPM?
Reputation & History
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Why Choose This Course?
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Reputation & History
  • Established in 1989 as the first Irish professional body dedicated to the promotion of project management as a discipline.
  • Trained over 40,000 Professionals and Certified over 6,000 Project Managers.
  • National Body for IPMA® in Ireland.
  • First PMP Certification exam hosted in Ireland.
  • Worked with over 500 different corporations.
  • Globally recognised certification body.
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Project Management Expertise

Unlike other organisations, which offer different training programs across many functional areas, the Institute is a specialist organisation dealing solely with the disciplines of project, program, and portfolio management.

Our graduates are instructed by a world-class faculty of international subject-matter experts ranging from Project Directors to former Heads of PM Certification Authorities. Focusing solely on project management guarantees exceptional instruction and learning opportunities.

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Why Choose This Course?
  • This course prepares you for the prestigious CAPM certification and includes access to PMI resources, such as up-to-date practice questions.
  • Our faculty of handpicked international experts will provide you with a variety of perspectives.
  • You will join a large and growing cohort of IPM Alumni.
  • The programme is practical and pulls from internationally respected methodologies.
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Globally Positioned

IPM is uniquely partnered with the world’s leading project management certification bodies: IPMA (Member Association & Certification Body), PMI (Authorised Training Partner), and PRINCE2® (Accredited Training Organisation). We are the national body for IPMA in Ireland.

We have also partnered with Ireland’s second largest University, Technological University (TU) Dublin, meaning we can offer Bachelor & Master’s levels programmes. This affiliation links us to the European University of Technology (EUt+).

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  • Join Ireland’s largest project management community of 25,000 followers.
  • Mentoring and Events– Get support for your career or help guide new project managers.
  • Volunteering – Gain project experience while helping the project management community.
  • Platform for your voice – Submit an article to our blog and showcase your writing.
  • Industry updates – Get the latest PM news and insights from global experts.

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Trevor Guidera

Senior Project Manager
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Great course, structure, content and lectures. An excellent distance learning experience given the challenging times we have.
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Barry O’Sullivan

Project Manager - Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail
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Well rounded course content and lecturers. Highly recommended course. It will up-skill you and provide the necessary tools & techniques needed to manage modern day projects.
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Jennie McBride

Billing & Cloud Platform Specialist - Thesaurus Software
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I recently completed a project management qualification through IPM and while the course content was comprehensive, it was manageable. Many of the lecturers are industry professionals whose real world experience is valuable and insightful.
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Sean Halligan

Contractor Deployment Manager - Esb Networks
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Having the option to view recorded lectures really helped me. This course has already proven itself useful in my current role and will be invaluable in my project management career going forward.
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Des Quinn

Head Lean & Operations Development - Sulzer
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IPM as a training provider offer a first class service. Easy to understand lectures with expert tutors to support. I completed the Project Management diploma course and I can easily put what I learned into practice in real World situations.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Need further information?

Find your questions answered and everything you need to know about the course.
Am I eligible to sit for the CAPM® Exam?

To be eligible to sit for the CAPM exam, you must first meet the following prerequisites:

  • Secondary degree, such as a high school diploma, GED (general educational development), or global equivalent
  • 23 hours of project management education completed before the exam, which can be fulfilled by taking our CAPM certification training
How do I get CAPM certified?

Firstly, you need make sure you meet the CAPM exam eligibility requirements. For that, you will need the required 23 hours of training this course will offer you. PMI advises the coursework must be completed at the time of your examination.

 

Then, you need to make your exam application online at www.PMI.org and provide some basic general Information, such as your name, address, educational background and length of time that you have undertaken project management training (i. e. through our course).

 

PMI will verify your application and, once it is accepted, they will send you further instructions to pay the examination fee (circa $225 – $300 USD) and schedule the exam. Typically, processing times are quick, but if your application is selected for an audit, it might take a little longer.

What is the CAPM Certification cost?

Our preparation course costs €795 and gives you the learning hours required to be allowed apply for the CAPM exam.

 

The CAPM exam and certification are administered by the US-based certification body, which is the PMI. The examination fee is currently US$225 for PMI members and US$300 for non-members. This fee is paid directly to PMI.

 

How can I obtain 23 hours of formal training on PM?

You can gain 23 hours of formal training in project management by doing our exam preparation course, the CAPM Certification Training.

What is included in the course fee?

The course fee includes access to all course materials on the Student Hub, live expert-led virtual classes, recordings for a limited period of time and unlimited support from our Student Support team.

What are the delivery formats available for this course?
  • Online. Classes typically run over three consecutive days online from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Your instructor is a certified PMP practitioner with real-industry experience. Do not worry about missing an online class – a recording of each online class will be available for playback in the Student Hub for a limited period of time.
  • Classroom. Choose classes on campus for in-person learning with industry-expert lecturers. Classes run at the National College of Ireland (Dublin). Please note the scheduling of in-person classes is subject to demand.
Is the course suitable to people without former project management knowledge/experience?

The CAPM course is ideally suited for aspiring project management professionals from various industry backgrounds. As such, prior knowledge or experience in project management is not required.

Is the course applicable to any industry?

Yes, the content of this course is suitable for various industry sectors. We have students from different backgrounds – such as engineering, pharmaceuticals, design, construction, IT and many others.

How will this course help with my career?

This course curriculum is designed by certified PMI industry-experts to help you gain confidence to go forward in your career and show you have the skills to drive project results and increase your organisation’s impact in the global business environment.

How long does it take to get CAPM certified?

You should make your application at www.PMl.org and schedule your exam as soon as you finish our preparatory course. Please read the instructions carefully to avoid delays in processing your application.

However, plan to spend some time studying the core material while preparing for the exam. This will vary based on each individual’s capability.

After the application is approved, PMI will e-mail
you instructions for scheduling your exam using your eligibility code.

Will recordings be available if I miss a class?

A recording of each online class will be available for playback in the Student Hub, so you do not need to worry about missing a class.

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