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PRINCE2 (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) Foundation & Practitioner (Combined course)

Course Information

  • Course Code: EC322
  • Duration: 35 hours
  • Price: £1200.00
  • Times: 09:00-17:00
  • Delivery Type: PT

Start Dates

  • Monday, 19 October 2020
  • Monday, 17 May 2021

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PRINCE2® is the standard method for project management, and recognised as such world-wide. It provides a flexible, adaptable approach for organising, managing and controlling projects.  

PRINCE2 (PRojects IN Controlled Environments), is a widely used project management method that navigates you through all the essentials for running a successful project.  The principles of the PRINCE2 method and associated training can be used for all types of project.   PRINCE2 is based on Cabinet Office best practice and is aligned to P3O®, MSP®, and M_o_R®.


Target Audience:  Project Managers, Programme Managers, Project Support Teams and all those working in a project environment.

What will I study?

The Courses are a mixture of input sessions and examination-based practical work, with feedback from the Tutor.


Activities include:

  • Buzz Groups
  • Case Study and Exercises
  • Practice examinations



  • PRINCE2 Foundation Objectives
  • Understand the characteristics and context of a project
  • Understand the benefits of adopting PRINCE2
  • State the purpose of the PRINCE2 roles, management products and themes
  • Describe the PRINCE2 principles
  • Know the purpose, objective and context of the PRINCE2 processes



  • PRINCE2 Practitioner & Re-Registration Objectives
  • Be able to apply PRINCE2
  • Understand how to tailor PRINCE2
  • Describe the relationships between the roles, management products principles, themes, techniques and processes
  • Be able to apply the principles, themes and processes to a project
  • Be able to create and assess management products.


Course Delivery:

PRINCE2 Foundation Qualification – 3 days

  • The course will begin at 9.00am and end at 5.00pm
  • There will be a lunch break (lunch provided) and further short breaks in the morning and afternoon
  • Exam on final day


PRINCE2 Practitioner Qualification – 2 days

  • The course will begin at 9.00am and end at 5.00pm
  • There will be a lunch break (lunch provided) and further short breaks in the morning and afternoon
  • Exam on final day


Delegates have the option to attend the courses separately or combine the two courses over 5 days and sit both exams.



Course Preparation before attending:

All delegates will receive the following:

  • The manual:  “Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2”


Learn_P2 :  (3 – 4 hours)


The Manual “Managing Successful Project with PRINCE2”  (2 - 4 hours)














PRINCE2 Themes



Introduction to Processes


13 – 18

Process Chapters

Purpose, Objective & Activities


Tailoring PRINCE2 to the project environment




  • Delegates should:
  • Allow at least 6-8 hours to prepare for the course
  • Expect about 2 hours of homework every evening
Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for the Foundation course, however, delegates should have an understanding of project management.  To undertake the Practitioner element of the course, students should have completed the Foundation course/exam

How will I be assessed?


PRINCE2 Foundation Exam

  • One hour, closed book exam set by the APMG
  • 70 examination multiple choice questions plus 5 trial questions
  • 50% pass mark (35 correct answers out of the 70 examination questions)
  • The exam papers are marked the same day by the trainer
  • Unsuccessful delegates will be able to re-sit the exam on the same day


PRINCE2 Practitioner Exam

  • 5 hour exam, set by the APMG
  • Candidates may refer to their annotated copy of the official PRINCE2 manual
  • 80 Objective Testing multiple choice questions
  • 55% pass mark (44 correct answers out of 80 questions)
  • The exam papers are marked by the APM Group who set the exam
  • Results are normally sent to delegates 5-6 weeks after the exam


Evidence of Identity:   When attending the exam, delegates must present an official form of photographic identification (i.e. Passport, driving licence).  Delegates will not be eligible to sit the exam without this identification





PRINCE2® is a Registered Trade Marks of Axelos

What can I do next?
For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email

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