PRINCE2® Practitioner

Is this course for you?

PRINCE2® FoundationThis course is for those who have already passed the PRINCE2® Foundation exam and now wish to proceed towards the Practitioner qualification. You will gain a more focussed understanding of PRINCE2 at Practitioner level. The Practitioner is usually taken straight after the Foundation course. However, if you need to split the course you may take the Practitioner course and exam at a later date.

Level: Practitioner
Delivery method: Classroom/Live Online
Course duration: 1.5 days
Times: 09:00 - 17:00
Venue: Southampton - Solent or Live Online
Exam type: Objective testing
Exam mode: Online Proctored exam taken anytime, anywhere
Pre course work: 10 hours
Course dates in Southampton - Solent:

10th February 2022

07th April 2022

23rd June 2022

15th September 2022

10th November 2022

Price (exc.VAT):£699
Course dates Live Online - Confirmed:

10th February 2022

07th April 2022

23rd June 2022

15th September 2022

10th November 2022

Price (exc.VAT):£699

By the end of the course you will be able to: By the end of this PRINCE2® Practitioner course you will be able to:

  • Understand the PRINCE2® method at Practitioner level
  • Apply the principles of PRINCE2 to a project at Practitioner level
  • Pass the PRINCE2 Practitioner exam


What is the course like?

You will gain an understanding of PRINCE2® at Practitioner level and there will be a focus towards preparing you for the practitioner exam.

We have an average of eight delegates per course. The course will be delivered by a PRINCE2 approved trainer with professional experience. You'll work in groups undertaking exercises, discussions and sample questions. Exam techniques and an outline of the following morning will be explained.

What is included in the cost?

Pre-course material, the official PRINCE2® Manual, handbook, exam fee, *refreshments and *lunch (*Southampton only).

What examinations are taken?

PRINCE2® Practitioner Exam: 2.5 hours, open book (official PRINCE2 manual only) from 09:30 to 12:00 on Friday morning. There will be eight scenario based objective test questions - 10 question items per question, each worth one mark. 44 marks or more required to pass (out of 80 available) - 55%.

Your papers will be forwarded to the APMG for marking and your result will be e-mailed to you within 10 working days.

What is PRINCE2?

PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments, version 2) is a project management methodology.

The methodology includes quality management, control and organization of a project with consistency and review to align with the objectives.

PRINCE2 emphasis is on dividing the project into manageable and controllable stages. PRINCE2 is owned by a UK Government and Axelos made joint venture.


A structured approach to projects

PRINCE2 Principles Managing Successful projects with PRINCE2 The guiding requirements and good practices.

Continued business justification - Learn from experience - Defined roles and responsibilities - Manage by stages - Manage by exception - Focus on products - Tailor to suit the project environment

PRINCE2 Themes The seven Themes cover the specific treatment required by PRINCE2 for various project management disciplines. 

Business case - Organization - Quality - Plans - Risk - Change - Progress

PRINCE2 Processes The project lifecycle; getting started to closure. Every process provides a checklist of recommended activities, products and related responsibilities.

Starting up - Directing - Initiating - Controlling - Product delivery - Stage boundaries - Closing

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