About The Course
PRINCE2® (an acronym for Projects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management. PRINCE2 is a very popular project management framework which covers the terminology, concepts that underpin effective project management and tailoring of the method to the needs of organizations and project management environments. PRINCE2 is globally recognized for delivering successful projects and is firmly established as the world’s most practiced method for project management.
SkillPoint offers the following PRINCE2® certifications:
• PRINCE2® Foundation, and
• PRINCE2® Practitioner, and
• PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner.
The accredited PRINCE2 Foundation e-learning course fully prepares you for the foundation examination. It is broken into bite-size sessions, combining leading-edge multimedia and interactive exercises for optimum enjoyment and knowledge retention. The PRINCE2® e-learning courses and exams are based on the current 2017 PRINCE2® guidance and certification scheme edition.
The PRINCE2 Foundation provides an introduction to the PRINCE2 project management method. The course provides a good overview of the PRINCE2 method enabling you to work effectively within, or with, a project management team supporting PRINCE2. The certification is aimed at current and aspiring professionals managing projects, and those involved in the planning, delivery and closure of projects. The Foundation certification is also an entry requirement for the Practitioner certification.
You do not need any qualifications or work experience to start the PRINCE2® Foundation course.
By the end of the PRINCE2 Foundation e-learning course you should 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.
Course access duration is 12 months.
Approximate study time required – 20 hours.
Official Exam & Accreditation
The Accreditation body is the AXELOS.
• computer-based exam format, taken online via Online Proctoring (webcam, microphone and valid ID required). Further information available here,
• consisting of 60 multiple-choice questions. Pass mark score is 33 out of 60 available (55%),
• examination duration – one hour,
• closed book examination.
There is no re-certification requirement; the PRINCE2® Foundation is a lifetime certification.
If the full package is purchased that includes official examination, please contact SkillPoint when you are ready to take your exam and we will send you full instructions on how to book your exam within 48 hours. Please note the exam must be taken within 12 months of purchase and all course modules need to be completed and assessments passed prior to this stage.
Further Study & Career Options
An improved skill set will enable you to qualify for positions within project management environments. Adding PRINCE2® Foundation to your CV proves your understanding of the PRINCE2 project management method.
Professionals in the following job roles use PRINCE2® method: Project Managers, project team members and other professionals involved in the planning, delivery and closure of projects or working with the project teams.
On successful completion of this course you could progress on to PRINCE2® Practitioner certification to expand your project management knowledge and improve your job prospects further. Also you could expand your project management knowledge with the globally-recognised PMP® certification or learn how to apply the agile methodology to your projects with AgilePM® Foundation or PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner certification.
Please get in touch with SkillPoint advisor who will discuss your current situation and will provide the advice and guidance to help you create your own tailored learning journey.
AXELOS have a PRINCE2® membership scheme that offers project management professionals a wide range of content designed to help you excel in your professional roles and advance your careers. You may apply for AXELOS PRINCE2® membership if you would like to become a member. Further information and pricing available here.
(Please note: AXELOS offers one year’s PRINCE2 Membership free of charge for those who pass PRINCE2® Practitioner examination).
The ‘E-learning’ package includes:
- the accredited e-learning course (12 months’ access),
- tutor support (via phone and email),
- mock exam simulator, and
- SkillPoint course completion e-certificate.
The ‘E-learning + Exam’ package additionally includes:
- the official exam (via Online Proctoring) which must be taken within 12 months of purchase, and
- the accredited e-certificate. Please note if you would like a physical copy, you will need to pay an additional fee to the exam board.
The link to the E-learning Portal and your login details are usually sent within 3 working hours after purchase (excl. Saturday and Sunday). This is sent to the email address that you use during purchase.