PRINCE2®

PRINCE2® (Projects In Controlled Environments) is the internationally accepted project management method adopted by many organizations world wide. It is commonly used as a de-facto project management method in many government organizations.

PRINCE2 is an easy to learn and flexible method that can be adapted to all types of project. The PRINCE2 certification scheme places a new emphasis on tailoring the method to the needs of organizations and project management environments.

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There are two levels to PRINCE2, Foundation and Practitioner.

PRINCE2® Foundation

Description: The PRINCE2® Foundation Level introduces the PRINCE2® method. The Foundation certification aims to confirm that you know and understand the PRINCE2® method well enough to be able to work effectively within an environment supporting PRINCE2®.

The Foundation certification is also a prerequisite for the Practitioner certification.

Who is PRINCE2 Foundation for:

The PRINCE2® Foundation Certification is suitable for individuals who want to demonstrate they have sufficient understanding of the PRINCE2 methodology and can work effectively as part of a team or with a project management team within a PRINCE2 supporting environment.

Course Outcomes

To have an understanding of:

  • key concepts relating to projects and PRINCE2®
  • how the PRINCE2® principles underpin the PRINCE2® method
  • the PRINCE2® themes and how they are applied throughout the project
  • the PRINCE2® processes and how they are carried out throughout the project

PRINCE2 Foundation Examination Details

  • Closed book
  • 60 questions
  • 33 marks to pass or 55%
  • 60 minutes in duration
  • to be completed in pencil for paper based exam for classroom course; or
  • online proctored using and provided by PeopleCert system

For online course, you will be sent an email with voucher details for you to schedule the exam. It is a world wide system and has a wide range of times available. This allows you to take the exam anytime, any place and at a time convenient to you.

Duration: self-paced eLearning or Exam Only.

Cost: eLearning (self paced): $800 ex GST (or $880 inc GST)

Exam Only Option Now Available

For people with experience or knowledge of the subject area, you can now directly enrol into our Exam Only option. As part of this option, we will provide two sample papers (and answers) for you to use in preparation of taking the exam. The exam will be conducted online by PeopleCert Proctoring. Generally, schedules are available day and night with only 4 hours notice. We will issue the exam voucher for you to use which is valid for 12 months.

Please note that if you require the official course manual in preparation for the exam, then you can purchase this from our Bookshop page.

Exam Only: $450 ex GST (495 inc GST)

PRINCE2 Practitioner

Description: PRINCE2® Practitioner certification is for anyone who is managing projects as part of their role. This could be as part of a formal project management function or a role in which project management is an inherent part of day-to-day work.

The purpose of the Practitioner certification is to confirm whether you have sufficient understanding of how to apply and tailor the method in a range of different project environments and scenarios.

Holder of PRINCE2® Practitioner, 6th edition  are required to be re-registered within 3 years from their original certification.

Please note that the current edition of PRINCE2 6th edition was renamed as of 01 January 2020 from PRINCE2 2017.

Who is PRINCE2 Practitioner for:

The PRINCE2® Practitioner Certification is suitable for individuals who want to demonstrate they have achieved sufficient understanding of how to apply and tailor the PRINCE2® methodology in a scenario situation. The PRINCE2 Practitioner qualification opens the doors to advance your career in Project Management.

Course Outcomes and key benefits
  • This course equips you with a highly demanded certification in project management.
  • Learn and understand how to apply and tailor the PRINCE2® method in a range of different project environments and scenarios
  • The PRINCE2®Practitioner qualification opens the doors to advance your career in Project Management

PRINCE2 Practitioner Examination Details

  • Open book. You can use the Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2  V6 guidance.
  • 68 questions
  • 38 marks to pass or 55%
  • 2 and a half hours (150 minutes) in duration
  • to be completed in pencil for paper based exam for classroom course; or
  • online proctored using and provided by PeopleCert system

For online course, you will be sent an email with voucher details for you to schedule the exam. It is a world wide system and has a wide range of times available. This allows you to take the exam anytime, any place and at a time convenient to you.

Duration: self-paced eLearning.

Cost: eLearning (self paced) $670 ex GST ($737 inc GST)

Prerequisites.

To take the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination you must provide proof of having passed one of the following:

  • PRINCE2 Foundation (or higher) – this only applies to certificates obtained after 1 January 2009
  • Project Management Qualification (PMQ)*
  • Project Professional Qualification (PPQ)*
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)**
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)**
  • IPMA Level A® (Certified Projects Director)***
  • IPMA Level B® (Certified Senior Project Manager)***
  • IPMA Level C® (Certified Project Manager)***
  • IPMA Level D® (Certified Project Management Associate).***

For more information on which certifications are now recognized as approved prior learning for the PRINCE2 Practitioner certification, please refer to our guide:

Read the guide (PDF, 265KB).

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