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PRINCE2, firmly established as the world’s most-practised method for project management, is globally recognized for delivering successful projects.

The real success of PRINCE2 lies in its compilation of proven best practices in project management taken from academics, business professionals, and consultants across the years. Since its creation, at least two million PRINCE2 exams have been sat in over 150 countries worldwide. This is a clear testament to the value of PRINCE2 to individuals all over the world.

PRINCE2 is practical and accessible and plays a vital role in ensuring that projects of any kind will lead to beneficial outcomes.

These courses provide participants with a solid understanding of the PRINCE2 method covering the principles, themes and processes.

About this Course

Foundation Course Objectives

The objectives of the Foundation course are to understand:

  • Key concepts relating to projects and PRINCE2
  • How the PRINCE2 principles underpin the PRINCE2 method
  • The PRINCE2 themes and how they are applied throughout the project
  • Prepare for and sit the Foundation examination

Practitioner Course Objectives

The objectives of the Practitioner course are to:

  • Apply the PRINCE2 principles
  • Apply and tailor relevant aspects of PRINCE2 themes
  • Apply and tailor relevant aspects of PRINCE2 processes
  • Prepare for and sit the Practitioner examination

Please note that the Practitioner course is an examination preparation course and focuses on the application of PRINCE2 to prepare candidates for the Practitioner examination.

To achieve your course objectives, participants are required to complete pre-course work for both courses (refer to prerequisites section).

How this Course is Delivered

Course Summary

The courses explore the following content with the Foundation level focusing on the theory, whilst Practitioner considers the application of the method:

Key concepts of projects and PRINCE2

Definition of a project.  What makes a project a PRINCE2 project?  Features and benefits of PRINCE2.  The customer/supplier context.

PRINCE2 Principles

Understanding and analysis of the PRINCE2 principles.  Explain which aspects of a project can be tailored, who is responsible and how tailoring decisions are made.

PRINCE2 Themes

Understand the PRINCE2 themes and how they are applied throughout the project, including business case, organization, quality, plans, risk, change and progress.

PRINCE2 Processes

Understand the PRINCE2 processes and how they are carried out throughout the project. Explain the purpose, objectives and context of the PRINCE2 processes.  Apply and tailor relevant aspects of PRINCE2 in context.

Outcomes and Certification Eligibility

Foundation Certification

The Foundation course includes the PRINCE2 Foundation Exam which consists of:

  • 60 minutes
  • 60 questions
  • Pass mark is 33 out of 60 (55%).
  • Multiple-choice format
  • Closed book exam

Weekend courses: Exam taken on the morning of day 1 of the Practitioner course.

If you do not successfully pass the exam then you may take this paper-based exam again, on the same day as your original exam attempt, free of charge.

Note:  Any re-sits taken after the date of your original exam attempt will incur an additional exam fee.

Practitioner Certification

The Practitioner course includes the PRINCE2 Practitioner Examination. Please note, a Foundation pass is a prerequisite to sitting the Practitioner examination.

The exam consists of:

  • 150 minutes (2.5 hours)
  • 68 questions
  • Pass mark is 38 out of 68 (55%).
  • Multiple-choice examination
  • Open book (Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 2017 publication permitted – no other materials permitted)

The exam is taken on the afternoon of Day 2 of the Practitioner course.

Your PRINCE2 Practitioner certificate is valid for three years, at the end of which you will need to either resit the Practitioner exam OR you can maintain your certificate through AXELOS membership.

PeopleCert administers the PRINCE2 examination scheme. PM-Partners is an accredited partner of PeopleCert (Partner ID: 3800).

Course Prerequisites


Participants should:

  • Be project managers or team leaders or have been involved in a project environment
  • Understand project terminology and concepts or have completed a project management fundamentals course


The Foundation course is NOT a project management fundamentals course and therefore does not cover the principles of project management.

To ensure your outcomes are achieved both courses require some pre-course preparation.

For the Foundation course, this will be sent out 2 weeks in advance of the course (or at time of booking if booking less than 2 weeks prior to course commencement). Expected pre-course Foundation preparation time: 1-2 hours.


Participants joining a PRINCE2 Practitioner course will be issued with pre-course work at the end of the Foundation course to ensure adequate preparation for the Practitioner examination.

Expected pre-course Practitioner preparation time: minimum 4 hours.

To be eligible to sit the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination, participants must have attended the PRINCE2 Foundation course and obtained a pass in the PRINCE2 Foundation exam.

Course Dates


There are currently no dates scheduled. Please contact us today for future availability.



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