Overview

QA Total Learning™ is our newest and most effective way to learn.

Combining the best of digital and live learning, with access to world class industry experts, we focus on making sure you can apply our learning to help you drive impactful results in your workplace. This is all underpinned by our digital platform, giving you the tools to track progress and manage your own learning.

This course is for existing and aspiring project managers looking to develop their fundamental Project Management knowledge and earn an industry best practice qualification.

Learners could be in their first project support or management role looking to develop an understanding of the theory of project management. Alternatively, they could be completely new to projects looking gain an appreciation of project management principles, themes and processes. This course will provide both with the opportunity to prove their knowledge and enhance their project credentials by gaining the PRINCE2® (Projects In Controlled Environments) foundation certificate.

In this Total Learning course, learners will have the best of both essential digital and live learning to provide the best possible preparation to pass the PRINCE2 Foundation examination. This includes the official PRINCE2 Manual and digital learning designed around the PRINCE2 syllabus, including sample exam questions, quizzes and a combination of video and written content.

The one day virtual live event focuses on deepening learners’ understanding of the key topics and feedback sessions on exam craft aligning to the question types in the PRINCE2 foundation exam enabling learners to confidently progress on to the foundation exam.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by PeopleCert and includes the PRINCE2 Foundation examination.

For Certified courses, we off a pass pledge. We’re confident in our training and in the unlikely event that our learners don’t pass on their first attempt, we’ll give a free exam resit. Terms and conditions apply.

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Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for this course but delegates would benefit from some experience of working in projects prior to attendance.

Course material
The PRINCE2 Manual provided is an ebook – Please ensure you bring a device such as a mobile phone, tablet or laptop to be able to load your course material on to as you may need this for use in the evenings.
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At the end of this course, the learner will be able to:

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

This Total Learning course consists of three key phases, all explained during a 1 hour virtual kick off session, which includes Q&A:

  • Digital Essential Learning - 10 hours, completed over a minimum of 2 weeks
  • Live Virtual Classroom – 1 days
  • Exam – 1 hour Foundation examination

Digital Essential Learning

During the digital phase, learners will work through online content exploring the PRINCE2 foundation syllabus through a series of modules.

The digital modules include:

  • Introduction
  • What is a Project and what is PRINCE2?
  • Making PRINCE2 work
  • PRINCE2’s 7 principles
  • Introduction to themes
  • Meet the team (Organisation theme)
  • Introduction to project processes
  • Starting up a project process
  • Directing a project
  • Initiating a project
  • Controlling a stage
  • Managing product delivery
  • Managing a stage boundary
  • Closing a project

Live Virtual Classroom Event

During the 1-day virtual live phase, learners will work individually and in teams to consolidate the PRINCE2 foundation theory through practical, exam-focused activities. The facilitator will use Miro to create a digital workspace environment enabling a collaborative and interactive learning experience.

  • Live Day 1: (Foundation Focus)
    • Introductions
    • Business case theme
    • Quality theme
    • Plans theme
    • Risk theme
    • Change theme
    • Progress theme
    • Minimum requirement analysis

Exam

After the live phase, learners will progress on to the PRINCE2 Foundation exam.

Please note we recommend that learner’s pre book their foundation exams from 4:30pm after the live event.

PeopleCert exams take place remotely via PeopleCert Online Proctoring, and the afternoon of the last day of your course will continue with your learning until approximately 4.00pm. When booking your exam please ensure that it is for a time after the course has concluded and at a time convenient for you. You will be required to download and install ExamShield and conduct a compatibility test prior to sitting the exam..

About the foundation exam:

  • 60 minute exam
  • 60 questions
  • Closed book
  • Multiple choice questions
  • 55% pass mark

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Why choose QA

  • 95% say our PRINCE2® training will improve job performance
  • 98% pass rate for our PRINCE2® Foundation course
  • 90%+ would recommend our PRINCE2® training

We are fully accredited by PeopleCert on behalf of Axelos.

PRINCE2® Accredited 

PRINCE2 certificate courses:

PRINCE2 certification pathways

Dates & Locations

PRINCE2® certification paths

Required Star = Required
Certification = Certification
PRINCE2® qualification Pass the separate Foundation and Practitioner exams, or take one of the combined options
PRINCE2 Agile® qualification Pass one of the prerequisite courses then pass the Agile® Practitioner exam, or take the combined option
PRINCE2® and PRINCE2 Agile® qualification bundle This bundle is available for just £2,199 + VAT – that's a saving of over £600.
PRINCE2® and PMQ qualification bundle This bundle is available for just £2,349 + VAT – that's a saving of over £1,100.
PRINCE2® and PRINCE2 Agile® qualification bundle Average salary: £TBC

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