Demand for project controllers increasing due to growth in planned construction and infrastructure projects

Ideal for developing in-house proficiency for effective estimation, planning, scheduling, cost control and project control

Gain independent verification of occupational competence with ECITB qualifications at technician and expert levels

Apprenticeship standards also available

ECITB training courses

ECITB Certificate in project control

This comprehensive nine month programme covers all aspects of estimating, planning, scheduling, monitoring and control.
Learners are taught through a blend of classroom workshops that include theory and practical exercises alongside assessments and work on a simulated project.
Modules include the fundamentals of project management and project initiation, risk and change management, estimating and scope definition plus more.

During the course, learners research and review how estimating, planning and control is undertaken in their own company and, in teams, complete a simulated industrial project that runs throughout the course. This brings the learning to life and reinforces how to apply the skills.

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9 months

Introduction to project control

This three day course teaches the purpose, benefits and fundamentals of project control including estimating, planning and scheduling, cost engineering, risk, information management and critical communication skills.
3 days

Managing risk as part of a project team

This one day course enables the participant to develop their understanding of risk management including risk terminology, risk management process, the practical implementation of a risk management plan and the tools and techniques commonly used in good practice project risk management.

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1 day

Estimating methodology and practice

Training in the principles and practices of estimating and how the role is linked to all activities company wide. It is aimed at those with some experience of estimating and includes practical activities as well as interpersonal skills for gathering the data required, different theories and estimating techniques and how to prepare an estimate.

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3 days

Project document managers' course

This one day course teaches the principles of project document management including ensuring transferability across a company and the supply chain, understanding requirements, setting up processes and leading the document management function.

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1 day

Approved courses from providers

Skills bootcamp in applied project control

This introductory level training provides an understanding of the core elements of project controls for those with no (or little) formal training or experience of project controls. This bootcamp includes the ECITB-approved courses for planning & scheduling practice, introduction to estimating and introduction to commercial awareness.

16 days

Foundations in stakeholder management

TS PC03 15

This one day course gives the participant skills in the identification, analysis and planning of stakeholder management strategies. This course brings the theory of stakeholder management into industry-specific case studies and scenarios resulting in aspiring project managers and key project team members being able to build and manage the most critical relationships on projects.

1 day classroom / 0.5 day eLearning

Introduction to estimating

TS PC02 06

An introductory course for those new to estimating with little or no existing formal training.

1 day

Principles of estimating

TS PC03 08

This training course introduces the techniques and methodologies of estimating and the effective implementation of these in engineering and construction projects.

2 days

Project planning and practice

TS PC03 09

For those with some experience of a planning and scheduling environment this is comprehensive training on the theory and practice required for aspiring planning and scheduling professionals, providing confidence to deliver the requirements of their role.

3 days

Applied risk management

TS PC03 04

An introduction to the principles of risk management and the effective implementation of these in engineering and construction projects. This is not a course about another risk tool or piece of software but rather more an inquiry into the deployed efficacy of such items.

1 day

Introduction to commercial awareness & risk management

TS PC02 02

An introduction to commercial awareness and risk management within the project control environment. An introductory level course ideal for those with little or no formatl training and for those looking to improve their knowledge.

1 day

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