The PRINCE2® methodology is renowned as a world-class and international qualification. Once you become a certified PRINCE2® Practitioner, you’ll have the skills and confidence to give your career a boost and increase your earning potential.
This PRINCE2® Practitioner training and Certification is provided by QA and fully accredited by Axelos. The microcredential will give you a definitive understanding of PRINCE2® methodology and the management roles required in a PRINCE2® project.
An amazing 95% of QA’s students say that their PRINCE2® training has improved their job performance, so you can look forward to gaining recognition for your new project management prowess after completing this course.
Apply the PRINCE2® principles, themes, and processes to any project
After recapping the PRINCE2® methodology, you’ll learn how the PRINCE2® method is applied and tailored to a real-life project.
By the end of this microcredential, you’ll be able to explain and apply the seven principles, the seven themes, and the seven processes of PRINCE2® project management:.
Assessing each individual step of the PRINCE2® journey, you’ll learn how to effectively manage the lifecycle of any project. Not only will your learning help you complete the PRINCE2® Practitioner exam, it will also boost your on-the-job project management skills.
Explore the PRINCE2® framework to make sure every project can succeed
The seven PRINCE2® principles provide the framework for managing a project and are built on evidence-based practice and developed from both successful and failed projects. You’ll learn how to apply each of these principles to your projects:
- Continued Business Justification
- Learn from Experience
- Define Roles and Responsibilities
- Manage by Stages
- Manage by Exception
- Focus on Products
- Tailor to the Environment.
You’ll also cover the seven PRINCE2® processes, each making up part of the chronological activities required to direct, manage, and deliver a project successfully. This includes pre-project, initiation, and delivery activities, as well as project closure.
You’ll learn these through a wide range of exercises, case-study applications, and practice exam questions, all developed to help you ingrain the four key PRINCE2® integrated components into your project management.
Learn from experienced PRINCE2® experts on a course designed by award-winning instructional designers
This microcredential has been created by award-winning instructional designers to make sure it gives you an engaging and interactive guide to PRINCE2®.
You’ll use elements from QA’s ‘Performance Based Learning’ approach, and with an outstanding 98% pass rate for their PRINCE2® Foundation course, you know you’re in good hands.
Are the PRINCE2® exam and official PRINCE2® manual included in the course?
This microcredential includes entry to the official PRINCE2® Practitioner exam at no extra cost. You’ll receive an exam voucher and details on how to book your online exam once you have completed the course.
The official PRINCE2® manual, Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2®, is not included in the cost of this microcredential and you will need to obtain your own copy. You may have this from your Foundation course. If not, please make sure you get the 2017 version of the manual.
What’s the difference between PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner?
The main difference between PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner training is the level of each course and exam. The Foundation training is aimed at newcomers to project management, whereas the Practitioner training and exam are intended for more experienced project managers.
To take the PRINCE2® Practitioner exam, you need to hold the PRINCE2® Foundation certification or one of the other suitable certifications listed on the AXELOS website.
How do I get PRINCE2® certified?
By completing this microcredential, providing suitable evidence of prior certification, and by passing your online exam, you will be certified at Practitioner level.
You must provide evidence that you hold the 2009 or 2017 version of the PRINCE2® Foundation certification, or another suitable certification listed on the AXELOS website (PMI, CAPM and PMP or an IPMA Level A-D qualification, for example).
Acceptable evidence would be a copy of your examination certificate and confirmed entry in the AXELOS Successful Candidate Register. You will need to provide the full SCR number (located on your certificate). Delegates without satisfactory evidence will not be permitted to sit the exam. For any queries, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Practitioner Examination Format: Objective testing, 68 questions per paper. 38 marks or more required to pass (out of 68 available): approximately 55%. Two-and-a-half hours (150 minutes) duration, no additional reading time, open book format. Candidates are permitted to use the official printed hard copy of Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® 2017 Edition. The official manual may be annotated and tabulated but no sticky notes and loose leaf papers containing additional notes will be allowed.