CLASS DATES: TBD (Weekly Online Virtual Class)


General Information:

Total Hours of Instruction: 40

External Opportunity: N/A

Total Program Hours: 40

Materials: Students will need access to a computer/laptop and internet. All other materials necessary for this program are included. PMI exam fee is not included.

Course Description:

The CVCC Workforce Development PMP Certification Exam Prep Course offers weekly instructor-led classes which are interactive, comprehensive, and effective. Traditional and virtual on-line classes are offered at various times annually. The course features an interactive, personalized path toward success with access to assessments, practice questions, learning modules, quick-start videos, study flashcards, post-tests, and an online resource center.


The Project Management Institute (PMI) offers and sets the eligibility criteria for the PMP certification. Applicants must meet specific educational and work experience criteria at the time they submit their application in order to be eligible to sit for the PMP exam. These requirements are outlined below:

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 7,500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education


  • Four-year degree
  • 4,500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education

PMI offers and sets the eligibility criteria for eight certifications to include PMP. For additional guidance visit:


The Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation teaches the tasks within the five PMP Process Groups and ten Knowledge Areas. Materials in this course are based on the Project Management Institute’s, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—Sixth Edition. These chapters include:

  1. Project Management Concepts
  2. Project Management Framework
  3. Project Management Skills
  4. Integration Management
  5. Scope Management
  6. Time Management
  7. Cost Management
  8. Quality Management
  9. Human Resource Management
  10. Communications Management
  11. Risk Management
  12. Procurement Management
  13. Stakeholder Management
  14. Exam Preparation and Review

Course Exam:

The Project Management Institute (PMI) is the leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project management profession. Students will be required to complete an online application process, create an online profile, and schedule an exam date in PMI’s online portal. The exam fee is not included in the cost of the class.

$1,995 (without financial aid option)

Financial Aid Options Available:

Workforce Credentials Grant (WCG) – Student must meet Virginia Domicile criteria.Cost reduced to $665
Financial Aid for Noncredit Training leading to Industry Credential (FANTIC) – Funding based on income limits. Cost reduced to $0.
Tobacco Commission - Students that meet Virginia Domicile criteria and live in a county or city eligible for funding through the Tobacco Commission. Cost reduced to $332.50
Other: Additional resources are available through Community Partners. Cost reduced to $0.

Course offerings, dates and times, and locations are subject to change without notice. For up-to-date information, please call the Workforce Development office. Financial Aid funds are limited, and availability of the reduced tuition costs are contingent upon the allocation and availability of state funds for the program. A student's best option for determining eligibility is to arrange an appointment with Workforce. For information on our cancellation and refund policies, visit our cancellation and refund policies page.