PRINCE2 Qualification

AXELOS, a joint venture between the UK Cabinet Office and Capita plc, owns the PRINCE2® qualification. Today, AXELOS has a portfolio of globally-recognized qualifications.

The sole exam institute for the PRINCE2® qualification is PeopleCert. PeopleCert accredits training providers who conduct PRINCE2® training and exam. The PRINCE2® qualification is in two levels – Foundation and Practitioner.

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-Overview 

This level is for those who want to kick-start a career in project management. In other words, the PRINCE2® foundation course assumes that you do not have any project management experience. This level tests whether you have sufficient understanding of the PRINCE2® framework. Above all, the PRINCE2® Foundation certification proves that you can work within a project management team. 

-Eligibility 

There are no formal requirements for taking the course. 

-Target Audience 

This qualification is aimed at:

Project managers;

Aspiring project managers and

Anyone who is interested in learning the art of getting things done. 

-Exam Format 

60 questions

1 hour duration

Pass score: 33 (55%)

Closed book 

-How to get certified 

Getting certified requires that you must sit and pass the PRINCE2® foundation exam. There are no formal requirements for sitting the exam. However, it is advisable that you take the training before sitting the exam. Harrybaker Training is accredited by AXELOS through PeopleCert to conduct PRINCE2® foundation training and exam.

Please, visit our ‘PRINCE2® training page’ to learn more. 

-Recertification 

No recertification is required for PRINCE2® foundation.

-Overview 

This level is for those who have sufficient understanding of the PRINCE2® framework and want to apply it to a given project scenario. In other words, it is for those who want to demonstrate their ability in applying the PRINCE2® methodology. 

-Eligibility

To be eligible for the PRINCE2® practitioner exam, you must have successfully completed any of the following:

PRINCE2 Foundation,

IPMA Level A (Certified Projects Director),

Project Management Professional (PMP)®,

IPMA Level B® (Certified Senior Project Manager),

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®,

IPMA Level C® (Certified Project Manager),

IPMA Level D® (Certified Project Management Associate)

However, there are no requirements for attending a training. 

-Target audience 

Project Managers

General Managers

Programme Managers

Team Managers and support staff

Project Management Consultants.

Anyone who is interested and meets the requirement can opt for the PRINCE2® Practitioner. 

-Exam format 

68 questions

2hr 30 mins hour duration

Pass score: 38 (55%)

Closed book (official PRINCE2® manual only) 

-How to get certified 

To get certified, you must sit and pass the PRINCE2® practitioner exam. Harrybaker Training is accredited by AXELOS through PeopleCert to conduct PRINCE2® Practitioner training and exam.

Please, visit our ‘PRINCE2® training page’ to learn more. 

-Recertification 

The PRINCE2® practitioner certificate is valid for three years. At the end of the three years, you will need to either re-sit the practitioner exam or you can maintain your certificate through membership.

If you want to maintain your certificate through membership, you must meet the following requirements:

Become a member within three months of passing your exam. Also, you must continually renew your membership every three years.

As part of the membership, a PRINCE2® digital badge will be awarded to you. You must, therefore, maintain this badge every three years by recording 20 Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points per year,

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