PRINCE2® Practitioner

Our course code: PM002

Course fee £595 or from £45 per month

Enrol on this course

The Practitioner is the second of the two PRINCE2® courses you are required to pass to become a PRINCE2 Practitioner. This PRINCE2® Practitioner online learning course will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of the scope, content and structure of the PRINCE2® method, to fully prepare you for the PRINCE2 Practitioner exam.

Move to the next level in your project management career.

This course is aimed at anyone wishing to gain the qualification, having already achieved the PRINCE2® Foundation level qualification. This course would benefit:

  • Project Managers
  • General Managers
  • Programme Managers
  • Team Managers and support staff
  • Staff who will have a defined role
  • Project Management Consultants

Candidates need to exhibit the competence that was required for them to pass their Foundation qualification, and additionally, show that they can apply and tune PRINCE2® to address the needs and problems of a specific project scenario. Specifically, candidates must be able to:

  • Produce detailed explanations of all principles, themes and processes and worked examples of all PRINCE2® products as they might be applied to address the particular circumstances of a given project scenario
  • Show they understand the relationships between principles, themes and processes and PRINCE2® products and can apply this understanding
  • Demonstrate that they understand the reasons behind the principles, themes and processes of PRINCE2® and that they understand the principles underpinning these elements
  • Demonstrate their ability to tune PRINCE2® to different project circumstances.

The Practitioner is the second of the two PRINCE2® courses you are required to pass to become a PRINCE2 Practitioner.

  • A formal qualification

    This course is a formally recognised RQF qualification and is recognised throughout the UK, Europe and beyond.

  • Study with winners

    We’re an award-winning learning provider and have been recognised for our cutting-edge learning techniques.

  • At your own pace

    Study this course as quickly or slowly as you wish; we’ll work at a speed that suits you.

  • Awarding body: APMG

APMG International is an award-winning Examination Institute. APMG accredits professional training and consulting organisations and manages certification schemes for knowledge-based workers, and has a global reach, with regional offices located around the world.

Study Hours

This course should take around 15 hours of study to complete. However, additional hours may be required based on your learning style.

Study Method

The course is specially designed for study by distance learning via our online learning environment.

Course Duration

You have up to a year to complete this course and we have included a suggested number of study hours. This is usually ample time for learners, even with full-time jobs and other commitments. Don’t worry if you go over the year though, we can organise an extension to your course for an additional fee, which also extends your tutor support.


At the end of this course you will need to sit an open-book exam. You will need to achieve 44 correct answers out of 80 to pass. The test can be done online from home or at a local test centre; whichever best suits you. The cost of the exam is INCLUDED in the course price.

This level is aims measure whether a candidate could apply PRINCE2® to the running and managing of a non-complex project within an environment supporting PRINCE2®. To this end they need to exhibit the competence that was required for their Foundation qualification, and additionally show that they can apply and tailor PRINCE2® to address the needs and problems of a given project scenario.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course, you will receive an official certificate of completion from the Association for Project Management.

Additional Information

Entry requirements - Candidates must achieve a pass at PRINCE2® Foundation level before starting this course.

Course Content

1: Introduction
2: Exam Technique and how to Use the Manual
3: Processes SU and IP
4: Processes CS and MP
5: Processes DP, SB, CP
6: Business Case
7: Organisation, Team and Processes
8: Quality Theme
9: Plans Theme
10: Risk Theme
11: Change Theme
12: Progress Theme
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Frequently Asked Questions

We have some answers to common student questions, but if you can't find the answer you're looking for then please contact us and we will do everything we can to answer your questions.

You don’t need any prior skills in the subject area to start. However, as with all of our courses, we recommend a reasonable level of English reading and writing ability.

No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.

Most students finish comfortably within the course duration period given. However, if you do need more time, your personal tutor support can be extended for an additional fee.

Please check our main FAQs section or Contact Us, we have experienced course advisers who will be delighted to help!