Certificate in Applied Project Management for Trust and Safety Professionals

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Course Overview

Master the tools and techniques to evaluate and apply project management skills in the Trust and Safety environment.

This programme is aimed at trust and safety or content moderation professionals who wish to develop sector-specific management skills. In particular, learners focus on data analytics and measurement tools to optimise performance under the pressures of multiple projects and deadlines.

Why study Applied Project Management at Griffith College?

On programme completion, learners are able to:

  • Evaluate the impact of project management in the role of a content moderator.
  • Apply tools and techniques to manage projects efficiently.
  • Define data analytics and the technologies used to manage Trust and Safety projects.
  • Analyse the value of measurement in a company.
  • Critically evaluate the responsibilities of Big Tech companies and their Trust and Safety operations. 

Intake Dates

We run two intakes for this course, commencing as follows:

  • Autumn: September*
  • Spring: February*


*subject to sufficient numbers

Course Details

This programme consists of a single module, worth 10ECTS credits, taught over two semesters.

Course Module

This module equips learners with the necessary tools and techniques to critically evaluate and apply project management in digital platform-based companies. Learners focus on best practice theories and industry case studies to gain an understanding of how to best perform under the pressure of multiple projects and deadlines. The module also explores multiple tools for managing day-to-day operations, from project management to data visualisation tools used for business intelligence.    

Course contact

Robbie Smyth

Journalism & Media Communications Head of Faculty
  • Dublin

How to Apply

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to hold a minimum of an honours (NFQ level 8) primary degree with a 2.2 award, or equivalent. To facilitate the diversity of workers in the area, who range from Level 8 graduates in communications, languages, psychology and business studies, entry to the programme is for non-cognate NFQ level 8 qualification holders. It is expected that applicants for the Certificate in Applied Project Management for Trust and Safety Professionals would be working in the broad online trust, safety and content moderation environment.

How to Apply

Directly to Griffith College.


For purposes of fee calculation, residence is counted from time of application.

Tuition Fees

General Fee Information 

An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.

Study Mode: Part-Time


EUR 1,500.00

Flexible payment options

Students wishing to pay their fees monthly may avail of our direct debit scheme. Please view our Fees information page for more information and assistance.


Is your company paying for your course?

They will need to complete a Griffith College Sponsorship Form and send this to the Student Fees Office:

  • Post: Student Fees, Griffith College Dublin, South Circular Road, Dublin 8
  • Email: [email protected]

2% Learner Protection Charge

All QQI accredited programmes of education and training of 3 months or longer duration are covered by arrangements under section 65 (4) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 whereby, in the event of the provider ceasing to provide the programme for any reason, enrolled learners may transfer to a similar programme at another provider, or, in the event that this is not practicable, the fees most recently paid will be refunded.

QQI Award Fee

Please note that a QQI Award Fee applies in the final year of all QQI courses. To find the relevant fee for your course level, please see the Fees page.