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PRINCE2® 6th Edition Foundation & Practitioner

Course Duration: 5 days

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Course Duration: 5 days

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Course Duration: 5 days

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Includes cost of exam
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Course Overview

This accredited PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner virtual course contains all the required training and materials to fully prepare you for the Foundation & Practitioner examinations, in just five days. The PRINCE2® Foundation introduces you to the PRINCE2® method whilst the Practitioner teaches you to apply and tailor PRINCE2® to the running and managing of a project. This course conforms to the 6th Edition syllabus.

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This is an intensive five-day course that prepares you for the PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner examinations. The training is conducted via a virtual training environment. You need to ensure that you can satisfy the technical requirements that can be found on our website here.


There are no formal pre-requisites for taking the Foundation examination. In order to sit the Practitioner exam you must have passed the Foundation exam.

All PRINCE2® Foundation courses on this page are offered by ILX Group an ATO of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

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Target Audience

This course will benefit:

  • Project managers and aspiring project managers
  • 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)
  • Operational line managers/staff


There are no formal pre-requisites for taking the Foundation examination. In order to sit the Practitioner exam you must have passed the Foundation exam.


This is an intensive course that requires you to complete mandatory online pre-course study, which is expected to take approximately two to three hours to complete. Full instructions with a link to the online pre-course will be issued within 48 hours of your confirmed booking.

You will also be required to complete some evening work during the virtual classroom event.

The Exam

Delegates will take the PRINCE2® Foundation exam at the end of day 3 and the PRINCE2® Practitioner exam on day 5.  

The course ends with an exam that allows you to achieve the PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation certification. 

Foundation Exam format: 

  • 1 hour exam 
  • Closed book 
  • 50 questions, each worth 1 mark 
  • Pass mark is 28 out of 50, or 55% 

Question types 

  • Standard 
  • Negative 
  • List 

The PRINCE2® Practitioner exam is a 2½ hour, open book, objective testing style exam.  The exam is taken during the afternoon of the third day, when you are permitted to use your PRINCE2® Manual during the exam.  The exam is structured using 5 questions with a total of 50 marks. 

Exam fees are included in the list price. 

Course Objectives

  • Understand the need for project management and a project management method. 
  • Understand the Principles, Themes and Processes used in PRINCE2® and how they are integrated. 
  • Understand how to practically apply PRINCE2® to projects. 
  • Prepare for and take the PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner examinations. 

Syllabus – Key points



  • Objectives 
  • Benefits 
  • Scope 
  • Structure 

Project organisation 

  • Organisational structure 
  • Roles and responsibilities 
  • The project board 
  • The project manager 
  • Team manager 
  • Project assurance 
  • Project support 
  • Supplier relationships 


  • Purpose and importance 
  • Components and levels of plan 
  • Planning techniques 
  • Product based planning 
  • The steps in planning. 

Project control 

  • Work package authorisation 
  • Stage assessments 
  • Establish project & stage tolerance 
  • Checkpoints & highlight reports 
  • Handling exception situations 
  • Project issues 
  • Project reporting 

Risk management 

  • Understanding risk 
  • Risk management Procedure  
  • The risk register 


  • Understanding quality 
  • Quality planning 
  • Product descriptions 
  • Quality control and quality review 

Change Control 

  • Change control procedure 
  • Authority levels 
  • Analysing change 


  • Starting up and initiating a project 
  • Directing a project 
  • Managing stage boundaries 
  • Controlling a stage 
  • Managing product delivery 
  • Closing a project 

PRINCE2® in practice 

  • Tailoring PRINCE2® for different business environments including Agile 
  • Scaling PRINCE2® for use with projects of different type and/or size 
  • Implementing PRINCE2® in an organisation 
  • Project documentation 


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Frequently asked questions

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