Project Management Foundation Credential

Foundation Credentials are awarded to individuals who have successfully completed a Tech Industry Gold accredited Foundation Training Programme. They have passed a classroom assessment proving their knowledge and skills in a process which is quality assured by TechSkills.

The credentials include core skills (ie the core content applicable to all foundation training programmes) and specialist skills relevant to different pathways into digital and tech careers.


Credential Project Management Foundation
Issued by TechSkills, a techUK company
Type Certified Skills
Description This individual has demonstrated an understanding of the techniques and practices for planning, monitoring and governing projects, including process analysis, detailing business requirements, measuring success and reporting. They have successfully completed a Tech Industry Gold accredited training programme, meeting industry skills standards for employability in entry level Project Management Office Analyst roles, with a holistic blend of technical, business, project and professional skills.
Skills tags
  • Business Strategy
  • Business Value And Risk
  • Change Management
  • Communication
  • Investigation Techniques
  • Process Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Requirements Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Teamwork
Earning Criteria This individual has successfully completed a classroom assessment proving their knowledge of the following:

  • Technical foundations including systems development lifecycle stages, data management and analysis, use of visualisation tools, safety and security.
  • Business understanding including the application of technology to deliver business value, risk management, and regulation and compliance.
  • Project management processes and tools, including planning, delivery, evaluation and the management of, quality, stakeholder communications and risk.
  • Methodologies, governance and control of technology-enabled solution development projects.
  • The use of quantitative and qualitative investigation techniques as applied to delivery and quality problems.
  • Process analysis and modelling for technology-enabled solution delivery.
  • Governance and control across the project lifecycle, using recognised tools and techniques.
  • Business case development and evaluation for technology-enabled solutions.
  • Change management including documentation, evaluation and project communications and reporting.
  • Professional skills including client communications, teamwork, self-direction and personal performance improvement.
Standards Tech Industry Gold is the industry accreditation for tech and digital skills. Successful completers of Tech Industry Gold accredited programmes have met industry standards covering the holistic blend of technical, business, project and professional skills required for job readiness. Tech Industry Gold is led by employers and managed by TechSkills.