PRINCE2® 6th Edition Foundation & Practitioner
What is PRINCE2?
PRINCE2® (PRojects IN Controlled Environments), 6th Edition, is a globally recognised project management process model for managing a project in a controlled way. It can be applied to any kind of project in any industry, and includes the activities needed to direct, manage and deliver a project.
It is widely considered as the world’s leading project management method, and over 20,000 organisations are already benefiting from this trusted approach.
The PRINCE2® Foundation certification provides an introduction to the method, its principles, roles and themes, and its terminology.
Who is this qualification for?
This course covers everything needed to achieve the PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner certifications. It is suitable for project managers, aspiring project managers, and project team members.
It is also relevant to other key staff involved in the design, development and delivery of projects, including: Project Board members (e.g. Senior Responsible Owners), Team Managers (e.g. Product Delivery Managers), Project Assurance (e.g. Business Change Analysts), Project Support (e.g. Project and Programme Office personnel) and operational line managers/staff.
Anyone seeking familiarity with the PRINCE2® methodology and its terminology, but who doesn’t need to actively use or tailor it within a live projects environment, may prefer to register for the PRINCE2® Foundation only qualification.
Please note the Practitioner level is designed for those who need to apply and tailor PRINCE2® in a live project environment.
This is a very intense course that requires evening homework to help you along with your study's so, we advise booking out the full week to allow for full focus on the course and prepare you for your exams.
Download the PRINCE2 Foundation syllabus for learning outcomes and the assessment criteria for the Foundation element of the course.
Download the PRINCE2 Practitioner syllabus for learning outcomes and the assessment criteria for the Practitioner element of the course.
Accreditation / Qualification(s) offered
The PRINCE2 certification is split into two different qualification levels – Foundation and Practitioner. The Foundation level will be covered in the first 2 days of this course, the final 2 days of this course will cover the Practitioner level material, demonstrating how to apply the principles and understand how to use the PRINCE2 guidance in the workplace.
Successful completion of this course will mean you will be awarded the;
PRINCE2 Foundation certification (valid for 3 years),
PRINCE2 Practitioner certification (valid for 3 years).
PeopleCert Online Exams
Exam vouchers are valid for 12 months so you can take them at a time and day that is convenient to you but, we do recommend taking the exam during the week of your course if possible as pass rates are typically higher.
Some delegates prefer to take the Foundation exam on the second day of the course followed by the Practitioner exam on the fourth day or, they prefer to book out the fifth day for self-studying in the morning and then sitting both exams on the fifth day but please choose whichever method works best for you.
Foundation Exam – 60 minute, multiple-choice paper with 60 questions. The pass mark is 55% (33 correct answers required) and it is a closed book exam (Referencing the PRINCE2 manual is not allowed).
Practitioner Exam – 150-minute paper with 68 questions. The pass mark is 55% (38 correct answers required) and it is an open book exam (Referencing the PRINCE2 manual is allowed).
Click here for the PRINCE2 Foundation sample exam paper.
Click here for the PRINCE2 Foundation sample exam answers.
Course Resit Policy
We have a ‘FREE course resit policy’ for anyone who unfortunately does not pass their exam, all we require is that you pay for your exam resit. You can then attend the next PRINCE2 course for FREE!
Please contact your course organiser to discuss.
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What This Course Includes
This price includes course registration, the official PRINCE2 e-book, course materials, exam fees, and on successfully passing both exams, an official PRINCE2 Foundation certificate and PRINCE2 Practitioner certificate from the examining body, PeopleCert.
A hard copy manual is available at an additional cost, please ask your course organiser for more information.
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- This is a virtual course with a live instructor. It includes interaction and group-work to embed learning. We encourage use of cameras, and have regular breaks to maintain freshness and engagement.
£1,600.00 excl. VAT
- Small Classes
- Free Course Resit
- Both Exams Included
- PeopleCert Certificate
- 3 Year Certification
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This course covers the components, roles, principles, themes and processes involved in managing a PRINCE2 project.
The following topics are covered in detail, including their purpose, tailoring, and the relationships between them:
The seven themes of PRINCE2 demonstrate the business perspectives that will influence and impact the project:
- Business case
The seven processes within PRINCE2 cover all stages of a project’s lifecycle:
- Starting up a Project
- Directing a Project
- Initiating a Project
- Controlling a Stage
- Managing Product Delivery
- Managing a Stage Boundary
- Closing a Project
The seven PRINCE2 principles provide the outline of the PRINCE2 framework, its governance and practices
- Continued Business Justification
- Learn from the Experience
- Defined Roles and Responsibilities
- Manage by Stages
- Manage by Exception
- Focus on Products
- Tailor to Suit the Project
- One-hour multiple-choice paper
- 60 questions with a pass mark of 55% (33 correct answers required)
- Closed book (Referencing the PRINCE2 manual is not allowed)
- 60 minutes exam
- 150 minutes
- 68 questions with a pass mark of 55% (38 correct answers required)
- Open book (Referencing the PRINCE2 manual is allowed)
There are no prerequisites to join this course as you will cover the Foundation level in the first 2 days. The Practitioner level will be covered in the following 2 days of this course. You can then decide if you take both exams during the course week, or at the end of the course week on the Friday. Please note, you must successfully pass the Foundation exam to be able to sit the Practitioner exam.
If you already have the PRINCE2® Foundation qualification, or any of the certifications listed below, you can register for the PRINCE2® Practitioner only course rather than this combined option.
To take the PRINCE2® Practitioner examination you must provide proof of having passed one of the following:
- PRINCE2® 5th Edition (Foundation or Practitioner)
- PRINCE2® 6th Edition (Foundation)
- Project Management Qualification (PMQ)*
- Project Professional Qualification (PPQ)*
- Project Management Professional (PMP)**
- Project Management Professional (PMP)®**
- Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)**
- IPMA Level A® (Certified Projects Director)***
- IPMA Level B® (Certified Senior Project Manager)***
- IPMA Level C® (Certified Project Manager)***
- IPMA Level D® (Certified Project Management Associate).***
At Foundation level, the core knowledge and terminology of the PRINCE2® methodology is covered. The Practitioner level qualification builds on the knowledge base of PRINCE2® Foundation, giving delegates the opportunity to apply the principles and understand how to use the PRINCE2® guidance in the workplace.
The PRINCE2® Practitioner syllabus is aimed at ensuring sufficient understanding of PRINCE2® to both apply and tailor the method to meet the needs of a variety of different project environments and scenarios.
On completing this course, delegates will be well equipped to take a project through every stage of the project lifecycle. They will understand the PRINCE2® principles, theme and processes and be able to explain the relationship between them; demonstrating how PRINCE2 provides effective control for real-life projects. Delegates will also be confident to customise PRINCE2 in response to varying requirements.
Successful completion of the PRINCE2 Foundation exam leads to the PRINCE2 Foundation certification which does not expire. Successful completion of the PRINCE2 Practitioner exam leads to the PRINCE2 Practitioner certification being awarded which is valid for 3 years.
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