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PRINCE2 Practitioner

PRINCE2 Practitioner certification trains learners to consider the adaption of PRINCE2 in different project environments and is best suited for someone managing projects. This could be someone working in a role that involves project management as part of their day to day work. The PRINCE2 Practitioner program is a 1.5 day program aimed at refining the participant’s knowledge and ability to apply PRINCE2.

This program builds on the PRINCE2 Foundation course by exploring the key elements of the PRINCE2 method in greater detail and combines techniques for approaching the PRINCE2 Practitioner certification exam. The PRINCE2 Practitioner course is targeted at project managers, project assurance members and project team members.

PRINCE2 Practitioner Training

Training Syllabus

The PRINCE2 Practitioner training course comprises of the following elements:

  • Review and revision sessions of key elements of the PRINCE2 project management methodology
  • Sample PRINCE2 Practitioner exam questions, combined with answer review and exam technique guidance led by the trainer

Certification Exam

The aim of the PRINCE2 Practitioner certification exam is to assess a participant’s ability to apply PRINCE2 on a given scenario. The exam is a 2.5-hour scenario-based exam. It is an open book exam where participants are permitted to bring to the exam an official copy of the PRINCE2 manual; Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2. The Practitioner exam comprises of 68 questions, where 38 or more correct answers are required to achieve PRINCE2 Practitioner certification.

  • 68 questions
  • 55% passing score
  • 2.5 hours
  • Scenario-based exam
  • Open book (PRINCE2 Manual)

The PRINCE2 Practitioner certification exam is completed as an online exam following the completion of the training. Candidates select their exam date and time based on available slots. Exams are taken online from the candidate’s own location using a webcam exam proctor, where an invigilator will be observing them take the exam.

Exam questions cover:

PRINCE2 7 Principles:

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

PRINCE2 7 Themes:

  • Business Case
  • Organization
  • Quality
  • Plans
  • Risk
  • Change
  • Progress

PRINCE2 7 Processes:

  • Starting up a project
  • Directing a project
  • Initiating a project
  • Controlling a stage
  • Managing product delivery
  • Managing a stage boundary
  • Closing a project

Pre-requisite for this course

The PRINCE2 Foundation certification is a pre-requisite to completing the PRINCE2 Practitioner certification exam.

Who should attend this Course?

Target Audience

  • Project managers
  • Project assurance members
  • Project team members
  • Change managers
  • Portfolio, programme and project office members

Training approach

The PRINCE2 Practitioner program includes review and revision sessions of the PRINCE2 methodology and completion of sample exam questions.

Throughout the Practitioner program, the trainer will guide the class with detailed explanations for sample exam questions together with guidance on how to approach the PRINCE2 certification exam and specific question styles.

Public training

Learn more about PRINCE2 project management courses by attending one of our public training programs.

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Corporate in-house training

Our PRINCE2 Practitioner Course can also be delivered at your selected location. Contact us to request a quote for our in-house course pricing.

Online training

If you’re looking to complete your PRINCE2 Practitioner certification or PRINCE2 Practitioner re-registration, our PRINCE2 online training package also includes:

  • Practitioner exam overview;
  • Practitioner sample exam questions; and
  • Practitioner exam simulator to also check your exam readiness.

Continuous access to the online PRINCE2 Foundation modules provides an ideal base for revision and PRINCE2 Practitioner exam preparation.

This self-paced e-learning package includes:

  • 9-month online access
  • Foundation & Practitioner e-learning
  • Accredited trainer support
  • Sample exam papers
  • Exam simulator
  • Live online Practitioner exam

To complete the PRINCE2 Practitioner exam, you must have first successfully passed the PRINCE2 Foundation exam.

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