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PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner

Project mgmt
  • Course overview

    PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner (Combined) courses

       'I really liked this PRINCE2® course as it was wasn't rushed like other intensive 3-5 day courses. I could do the E learning in my own time and attend live online classes after work, which were recorded, good experience overall'  Anthony Talbot- Read more Reviews

    The PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner is a combined qualification course which is made up of the first 7 weeks of the foundation certificate, and once that is successfully passed, you can progress for a further 4 weeks to the practitioner certification.

    Ideal for those working in Project Management where you need to cover all the principles of PRINCE2® methods and apply the methodologies in the workplace as a PM practitioner.

    Participants must pass the Foundation exam before progression to the Practitioner level and exam. There is a study week to do the online exam before progressing to the Practitioner level.

    What is PRINCE2®?

    PRINCE2® stands for Projects IN Controlled Environments and is a widely used project management method providing all the essentials for running a successful project. It is a standard globally recognised and used by the UK government, private sector, and internationally.  PRINCE2® sets out best practice in project management and is a flexible method aimed at all types of projects.

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    Course Content

    The PRINCE2 method is composed of 7 themes, 7 principles and 7 processes and is based on a published textbook ‘Managing successful projects with PRINCE2® ‘. It is 
    integrated with 4 main elements.

    The Principles - These are the guiding obligations and good practices which determine whether the project is genuinely being managed using PRINCE2. There are seven principles and unless all of them are applied, it is not a PRINCE2 project.

    The Themes - These describe aspects of project management that must be addressed continually and in parallel throughout the project. The seven themes explain the specific treatment required by PRINCE2 for various project management disciplines and why they are necessary.

    The Processes - These describe a step-wise progression through the project lifecycle, from getting started to project closure. Each process provides checklists of recommended activities, products and related responsibilities.

    Tailoring PRINCE2 to the Project Environment - This addresses the need to tailor PRINCE2 to the specific context of the project. PRINCE2 is not a 'one size fits all' solution; it is a flexible framework that can readily be tailored to any type or size of project.

    A Unique approach 

    The course is delivered through an incremental ‘non boot camp’ approach which guarantees better results and adoption of the Prince 2 methodology over time. The course duration deliberately avoids the intensive 'boot camp 4-5-day approach’ which results in higher failure rates, additional repeat test fees and lack of integrated learning.  

    Globally recognised Accreditation

    Axelos are the owners and creators of PRINCE2®and operate through Examination institutes (EI) and Accredited Training Organisations. PeopleCert is the largest Axelos (EI) and VMEdu is one of the biggest Accredited Training Organisations. CMI are an Authorized Training Partner (A.T.P.) of VMEdu.

    Axelos              VmEdu Autorised Training Partner

    What’s included on my PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner (combined) course?

    E Learning Features (Pre-recorded)

    • Access to the online platform
    • 360-day unlimited access to PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner materials
    • Access great resources; 18 chapters and tests, 47 High Quality Videos, Interactive case studies, 18 Helpful Study Guides, 588 Test Questions, Sample Answers, 584 Terms and Definitions, Podcasts
    • Progress tracker to help you stay focused and test your knowledge
    • Self- Schedule the PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner exam
    • Further exam attempt options
    • Attempt Sample PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner exam
    • Duration: 12 months to complete

    Option: + Live Online Classes

    • All E-Learning Features
    • + Live online Weekly Classes
    • Industry qualified PRINCE2® trainer
    • One night per week
    • Times: 18.30-21.30
    • Live classes duration: 

    PRINCE2® Foundation – 7 weeks

    PRINCE2® Practitioner - 4 weeks

    Exam Format

    Exams taken online and remotely proctored.

    PRINCE2® Foundation level Exams
    60 minute exam duration
    60 questions
    Closed book
    33/60 required to pass = 55% pass mark

    PRINCE2® Practitioner level Exams

    150-minute exam duration
    68 questions
    38/68 required to pass = 55% pass mark
    Open book exam (official PRINCE2 manual only)

    E Learning (Pre-recorded)


    You can now do the PRINCE2® E Learning course from the comfort of your own home at your own pace, with up to 12-months to complete.  E learning allows you to interact with videos, quizzes and course content. Pre-recorded Modules are delivered by qualified PRINCE2® trainers and practitioners. The course tracker allows you to monitor your quiz attempt’s and progress. The great thing about E learning is that you can revisit material at your own pace. Once you are ready you will receive an exam voucher to attempt an online exam.

    Option: + Live online Classes

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    • All E-learning features
    • + Live Online Instructor led PRINCE2 training
    • See and talk to your teacher
    • Interact with fellow participants
    • Classes are recorded for useful revision and playback

    The Live online Classes option enhances the course and allows you to receive teaching from a professional PRINCE2® practitioner. Attending live online classes is just like a classroom environment, except it is online. Some benefits of choosing E learning plus Live online classes


    Award body: Axelos

    PRINCE2® Foundation: 60 minutes

    PRINCE2® Practitioner : 150 minutes

    Award:  PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner Certification

    Award Body:     Axelos & PeopleCert

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    PRINCE2®  Practitioner Certification

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  • Modules

    PRINCE2® Content

    The course content is composed of 7 themes, 7 principles and 7 processes and is based on a published textbook ‘Managing successful projects with PRINCE2®  2017 edition‘. 

    7 Principles

    1. Continued business justification
    2. Roles & Responsibilities
    3. Learn from experience
    4. Product focus
    5. Manage by stages
    6. Manage by exception
    7. Tailor to the project environment   


    7 Themes

    1. Business Case                           
    2. Organisation
    3. Quality
    4. Plans
    5. Risk 
    6. Change
    7. Progress                                        


    7 Processes

    1. Starting up a project                      
    2. Initiating
    3. Directing
    4. Controlling stage
    5. Managing a stage boundary
    6. Managing product delivery
    7. Closing a Project
  • Fees

    PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner Certificate Course & Exam (combined)

    E Learning - 1,250.00

    E Learning + Live online classes (11 weeks) - €1,750.00

    How do I book

    Online Booking: Simply complete the online booking form 

    Choose Pay FULL fee

    Your place on the course is confirmed within 2-3 days of receipt of online booking/payment and an email providing code access to start the online course.

    Online Bookings and payments are subject to CMI Terms & Conditions.

Course timetable

  • Timetable

    • Start: Weds 15 July; 18.30-21.30
    • End: Weds 23 September; 18.30-21.30
    • Assigments: Online exam
    • Duration: E learning : 180 days Anytime ; + Live Classes: 7 F + 4 P weeks, 1 night per week
    • Level: Foundation & Practitioner
    • Places: Limited


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Kieran O'Hara is a qualified PMP and technology consultant for AOL. He is a

Global Program Manager with over 14 years’ experience managing complex, cross-functional software development projects in an international environment.  Adept at taking projects through every stage of the software development life cycle in a collaborative way that engages and respects all stakeholders. A strong proponent of agile methodologies who believes in continuous process improvements and actionable feedback loops with strong experience in building solutions that scale. PMP, SAFe and CSPO certified. Kieran teaches the PMP certification course for CMI.

He holds the following qualifications:

Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Bachelor of Business Studies, Project Management Professional (PMP No. 418330) Project Management Institute, Diploma in Business Studies (Management), Graduate Diploma in Software Localisation, Bachelor of Arts in European Studies. 

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