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PRINCE2® Practitioner Upgrade

Educational Objectives

Following the completion of the course participants will be able to:

  • Describe and apply all facets of the PRINCE2 Principles,
    Themes, Processes and tailor each to a specific project
  • Set up and manage complex projects
  • Identify and control risks throughout the project
  • Ensure a focus on quality is maintained throughout the project
  • Monitor the objectives of a project and the essential adjustments
    needed to respond to changes in the environment


Subjects Covered

The following subjects will be covered during the course:

  • Relationship between the Business Case, programmes and the project
  • PRINCE2 Principles – Continued business justification, Learn from experience, Defined roles and responsibilities, Manage by stages, Manage by exception, Focus on products and Tailor to suit the needs of the project environment
  • PRINCE2 processes – Starting Up a Project, Initiating a Project, Directing a Project, Controlling a Stage, Managing Product Delivery, Managing Stage Boundaries and Closing a Project
  • PRINCE2 Themes – Business Case, Organisation, Quality, Plans, Risk, Change and Progress
  • Examination technique for the exam


PRINCE2 Practitioner Upgrade Pre-requisites

Project Management experience and experience working in project teams is advised.

A pass at the PRINCE2 Foundation level or current certificates in one of the following:

  • PMI Project Management Professional(PMP)
  • PMI Certified Associate in Project Management(CAPM)
  • IPMA Level A
  • IPMA Level B
  • IPMA Level C
  • IPMA Level D

(Documentary proof will be required)

Some pre-read material is provided prior to the event, which is expected to be fully read and studied before attending the course. This is an intensive course and some evening work will be required during the course.


The PRINCE2® courses on this page are offered by Insights ATO/Affiliate of AXELOS Limited. PRINCE2® is a [registered] trademark of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

If you are a project manager, team manager or team member with responsibility for or involvement in managing projects and have previously completed Foundation Level then this course is for you. It will provide you with an internationally recognised qualification in project management at Practitioner Level.

PRINCE2 Practitioner Examination

The PRINCE2 Practitioner examination is a 2.5 hour multiple choice objective test examination consisting of eight questions based on a given scenario. Each question is worth 10 marks (68 marks in total) and tests your knowledge in terms of application of the methodology to the scenario and in general. The pass mark for the exam is 55% (38 marks).

Please note that PEOPLECERT require every candidate’s identification to be verified by the examination invigilator. You may be required to produce some photographic identification before being allowed to take the exam.

Find out more about PRINCE2 on the Axelos website – https://www.axelos.com/best-practice-solutions/prince2/what-is-prince

To register your interest in this course please click here

Please note that the cancellation policy for our public training courses is as follows:


More than 3 weeks prior to the course start date - No cancellation fee payable.

Less than 3 weeks prior to the course start date - 100% of total fees payable or free transfer.


More than 6 weeks prior to the course start date - No cancellation fee payable.

Less than 6 weeks prior to the course start date - 100% of total fees payable or free transfer.

Substitute delegates will be accepted at any time at no cost.

Full joining instructions for the course will be emailed to you at least five working days prior to the course. In the meantime, if you have any queries please contact a member of our team on 028 9016 0587 or via email kate@aku.training.

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