Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®)


Course Code EDCVITIN19

Course Overview

A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) Certification. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning CAPM Course is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) Certification exam through home study. What's more, because the distance learning CAPM Certification Course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® is a valuable entry-level certification for project practitioners. Designed for those with little or no project experience, the CAPM® demonstrates your understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management. On passing your CAPM® examination you will have validated yourself as a recognised aspiring project management professional with a higher valued contribution to your organisation’s projects.

Project management is a rapidly growing profession and with the CAPM®, you’ll be on the fast track to opportunity. Regardless of your career stage, the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® is an asset that will distinguish you in the job market and enhance your credibility and effectiveness working on — or with — project teams. The CAPM qualification is the first stepping stone to improved employment opportunities and a career move into project management.


Who should take this course?

The CAPM course is of particular use to:

  • Project managers who need to improve on the basics of their discipline.
  • Employees who have recently acquired project management responsibilities and need to improve their skillset accordingly.
  • People interested in cross-training into a new career that involves elements of project management.


Advantages of the Course

Students enrolling on the PMP course can expect to benefit from:

  • Prepare for CAPM exam
  • A deeper understanding of project management procedures
  • Helps project management professionals become more proficient and effective in their jobs.
  • Improve the employment prospects of those completing the course

Course Features

Your Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) Course:

    Whether you are new to project management, or already serving as a subject matter expert on project teams, the CAPM can get your career on the right path or take it to the next level. The CAPM course and exam are an essential qualification for professionals who need a basic understanding of project management processes helping them to become more effective in their current roles.

Study Time

Study Hours are an approximate figure and are dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) course is: Self Paced

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Key Topics

The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) course is divided into following modules:

  • MODULE 01 Overview
  • MODULE 02 Organizational Influences and Project Life Cycle
  • MODULE 03 Project Management Process
  • MODULE 04 Project Integration Management-Part
  • MODULE 05 Project Scope Management
  • MODULE 06 Project Time Management
  • MODULE 07 Project Cost Management
  • MODULE 08 Project Quality Management
  • MODULE 09 Project Human Resource Management
  • MODULE 10 Project Communications Management
  • MODULE 11 Project Risk Management
  • MODULE 12 Project Procurement Management
  • MODULE 13 Project Stakeholder Management
  • MODULE 14 Professional Responsibility
  • MODULE 15 Preparing For Exam

This Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) course will prepare you for following certification :
CAPM®: Certified Associate in Project Management

To help you with Exam Preparations, we provide you with full length practice tests. These tests closely follow the exam objectives and are designed to simulate real exam conditions. Each course has a number of test sets consisting of hundreds of items to ensure that learners are prepared for the certification exam.

Entry Requirements
Experience in Project Management

PMI has the following prerequisites for CAPM exam:

  • A secondary degree (high school diploma) and 1,500 hours of project experience. OR
  • 23 hours of project management education.

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Visual Demonstrations & Multimedia Presentations: Our courseware includes instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations that allow students to develop their skills based on real world scenarios explained by the instructor.

Flash Cards & Educational Games:
We provide Flash Cards and Education Games throughout our courses which will allow you to train in ways that keep you engaged and focused. Each course will have dozens of Flash Cards so you can sharpen your skill-sets throughout your training as well as educational games designed to make sure your retention level of the materials is extremely high.

Quizzes & Exam Simulators:
The practice exams prepare you for your exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. You will have practice quizzes after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding. This will allow you to gauge your effectiveness before moving to the next module in your course. The courses also include practice exams designed to replicate and mirror the environment in the testing center. These exams are on average 100 questions to ensure you are 100% prepared before taking your certification exam.

Social Learning & Networking:
This course is designed with a world class Learning Management System (LMS). This system allows you to interact and collaborate with other students and employees, form study groups, engage in discussions in our forums, rate and “like” different courses and stay up to date with all the latest industry knowledge through our forums, student contributions and announcement features.

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Expert Instructor-Led Training
eDistance Learning uses the content from the finest publishers and only the IT industry’s finest instructors who have a minimum of 15 years real-world experience and are subject matter experts in their fields. You can study at your own pace which creates a personal learning experience and gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.

Key Features

In addition to instructor led training, we provide you with following features :

  • Exercise Questions
  • Flash Cards and Educational Games
  • Quizzes and Exam Simulators


This Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) course will prepare you for following certification:

CAPM®: Certified Associate in Project Management

The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) certification is a valuable entry-level certification for project practitioners or for those with little or no project management experience. The CAPM® demonstrates your understanding of fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management. The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® is an asset that will distinguish you in the job market and enhance your credibility and effectiveness working on — or with — project teams.

Possible Career Path
  • Marketing Executive
  • Project Manager
  • Project Administrator
What's Included

Our online courses are fully digitised so you can study on any smart device. Your learning programme is completely flexible so you can study at a pace that suits you. All our content is broken down into bite size chunks to make your learning more manageable and effective. Your course of study is broken down into units and sections, each of which contains lessons, activities and test papers. Courses are delivered on our Digital Learning Environment allowing you to study from anywhere on any smart device as long as you have access to the Internet. The course concludes by preparing you for examination using past papers in your chosen subject.

As a student, your course fee covers everything you will need to successfully complete the CAPM home study course and earn your award:

  • Online study materials to enable the student to successfully complete the course.
  • Expert Instructor-Led Training
  • Interactive Exercises
  • Exercises, Quizzes & Flashcards
  • Practice Test Sets
  • Exam Simulators
  • State of the Art Educator Tools
  • Award Winning Learning Platform (LMS)

You can also choose to pick from following while you are enrolling and avail the services at a highly discounted price for our students.


Makes your assignment submission and study on the move an absolute breeze. Available at a reduced price of £69.99 (RRP £99) to all students who enrol on 2 or more courses and pay for their course in full at the time of enrolment. Download your study materials and turn commuting time into profitable study time.

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Reordering a course pack, if you have damaged yours, can be costly. You can usually expect to pay a huge price for a copy. The 12 month insurance Cover will meet the cost for you if your pack was damaged. We will send out another Course Pack at no extra cost if you send us a proof of the damaged course.

See the details of '12 Month Course Insurance'.


We support our students even after they have graduated from the college. Learning for Life Services include:

  • 1. Academic Reference: We are often asked to provide references for students by employers or colleges and universities. The aims of an academic reference are to confirm facts (confirm accuracy of statements made in any application) and to provide relevant opinion on the candidate's aptitude and ability.

  • 2. CV Refresh Service: When you successfully complete your course you will be entitled to our CV refresh service. We will update your current CV to ensure that your new skills and achievements are presented to the highest standard. We will also add your CV to databank of our sister company www.twindo.co.uk

  • 3. 25% off Courses: *(This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers)

    For all students who successfully complete their course, you will be entitled to 25% off any future courses through eDistance Learning or it's partners.

    Furthermore this offer will be extended to your family and friends.

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Further Information
Award Level: Training Course

Awarding Body: PMI (Project Management Institute)

Format: Online

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Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above

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Mac OS X, Mac OS 9.2 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above

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This course can be enrolled upon by students internationally. There are no deadlines for enrolments.


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Professional Membership

About PMI Certifications

PMI is the world’s largest not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession. PMI professional certification ensures that you’re ready to meet the demands of projects and employers across the globe. Developed by practitioners for practitioners, PMI certifications are based on rigorous standards and ongoing research to meet the real-world needs of organizations. With a PMI certification behind your name, you can work in virtually any industry, anywhere in the world, and with any project management methodology.


What are the prerequisites for this exam?

PMI has the following pre-requisites for CAPM:
  • A secondary degree (high school diploma) and 1,500 hours of project experience. OR
  • 23 hours of project management education.

What is the exam registration fee?

  • For Member: USD 225
  • For Non-Member: USD 300
Pricing and taxes may vary from country to country.

Where do I take the exam?

The CAPM exam is administered by Prometric at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.

What is the format of the exam?

The exam consists of multiple choice questions.

How many questions are asked in the exam?

The exam contains 150 questions.

What is the duration of the exam?

180 minutes

What is the passing score?

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the CAPM exam, PMI's retake policy is:
  • Candidates are granted a one-year eligibility period to pass the examination. During the eligibility period, you may take three attempts to pass the exam.
  • If a candidate fails the examination three times within one year, they must wait for one year from the date of their last examination to re-apply for the certification.
  • PMI members will have to pay the re-examination fees of $150 and Non-PMI members will have to pay $200 for their second and third attempt to pass the examination.

What is the validity of the certification?

PMI Certified Associate in Project Management certification expires after five years from date of issue, after which the certification holder will need to renew their certification. Click here for more information.

Where can I find more information about this exam?

To know more about the CAPM exam, click here.

How long do I have to complete the course?

Most courses are for 12 months from the date of purchase and we actively encourage you to complete within this time frame.

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Our comprehensive course materials are designed to be self-contained with all the relevant information you require to complete the course and gain the relevant certification. However some of our students undertake additional reading via relevant textbooks/study guides and/or the Internet to add value to their studies.

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Course Outline

How is the Course Structured?

MODULE 01 Overview

  • 1.1 Overview-Part1
  • 1.2 Overview-Part2
  • 1.3 Overview-Part3
  • 1.4 Introduction

MODULE 02 Organizational Influences and Project Life Cycle

  • 2.1 Organizational Structures and Process-Part1
  • 2.2 Organizational Structures and Process-Part2

MODULE 03 Project Management Process

  • 3.1Project Management Process-Part1
  • 3.2 Project Management Process-Part2
  • 3.3 Project Management Process Questions

MODULE 04 Project Integration Management-Part

  • 4.1 Project Integration Management-Part1
  • 4.2 Project Integration Management-Part2
  • 4.3 Project Integration Management-Part3
  • 4.4 Project Integration Management Questions

MODULE 05 Project Scope Management

  • 5.1 ProjectScopeManagement
  • 5.2 Define Scope
  • 5.3 Create WBS
  • 5.4 Validate Scope
  • 5.5 Project Scope Management Questions

MODULE 06 Project Time Management

  • 6.1 Project Time Management-Part1
  • 6.2 Project Time Management-Part2
  • 6.3 Project Time Management-Part3
  • 6.4 Project Time Management-Part4
  • 6.5 Project Time Management-Part5
  • 6.6 Develop Schedule-Part1
  • 6.7 Develop Schedule-Part2
  • 6.8 Develop Schedule-Part3
  • 6.9 Develop Schedule-Part4
  • 6.10 Develop Schedule-Part5
  • 6.11 Develop Schedule Questions

MODULE 07 Project Cost Management

  • 7.1 Project Cost Management-Part1
  • 7.2 Project Cost Management-Part2
  • 7.3 Project Cost Management-Part3
  • 7.4 Project Cos tManagement-Part4
  • 7.5 Project Cost Management-Part5
  • 7.6 Project Cost Management Questions

MODULE 08 Project Quality Management

  • 8.1 Project Quality Management-Part1
  • 8.2 Project Quality Management-Part2
  • 8.3 Project Quality Management-Part3
  • 8.4 Project Quality Management-Part4
  • 8.5 Project Quality Management Questions

MODULE 09 Project Human Resource Management

  • 9.1 Project Human Resource Management-Part1
  • 9.2 Project Human Resource Management-Part2
  • 9.3 Project Human Resource Management-Part3
  • 9.4 Project Human Resource Management Questions

MODULE 10 Project Communications Management

  • 10.1 Project Communications Management-Part1
  • 10.2 Project Communications Management-Part2
  • 10.3 Project Communications Management Questions

MODULE 11 Project Risk Management

  • 11.1 Project Risk Management-Part1
  • 11.2 Project Risk Management-Part2
  • 11.3 Project Risk Management-Part3
  • 11.4 Project Risk Management-Part4
  • 11.5 Project Risk Management-Part5
  • 11.6 Project Risk Management-Part6
  • 11.7 Project Risk Management-Part7
  • 11.8 Project Risk Management Questions

MODULE 12 Project Procurement Management

  • 12.1 Project Procurement Management-Part1
  • 12.2 Project Procurement Management-Part2
  • 12.3 Project Procurement Management-Part3
  • 12.4 Project Procurement Management-Part4
  • 12.5 Project Procurement Management-Part5
  • 12.6 Project Procurement Management Questions

MODULE 13 Project Stakeholder Management

  • 13.1 Project Stakeholder Management-Part1
  • 13.2 Project Stakeholder Management-Part2
  • 13.3 Project Stakeholder Management Questions

MODULE 14 Professional Responsibility

  • 14.1 Professional Responsibility

MODULE 15 Preparing For Exam

  • 15.1 Preparing For Exam
  • 15.2 Outro

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Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore any registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the CAPM home study course is £225, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £180 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.

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