PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner

This course is 5 Full days (09:00-17:00) PRINCE2® 2017 is the method used for planning and managing projects in the public and private sectors. The method is used for a wide variety and size of projects. PRINCE2 is universally accepted as best practice project management course and is for those working in the area of project management who are responsible for the coordination of any size and type of project, in any environment. Our course is delivered by an APM Group approved trainer with practical experience of project management.

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GTA University Centre

Course Summary

The 5-day Foundation & Practitioner course incorporates the 3-day Foundation course and includes both the Foundation and Practitioner exams. During the fourth day, delegates will consolidate the PRINCE2® method and will prepare for the Practitioner exam. The Practitioner exam is taken on the morning of day five.

The syllabus for PRINCE2® was updated in 2017, this was the first major update to PRINCE2 since 2009. As of December 2017, all PRINCE2 courses offered by the GTA will run off the 2017 syllabus. If you have any questions about these changes please read this PRINCE2 Update FAQ document in the first instance.


This is a five-day Instructor-led classroom training course that could lead to potential employment in the Project Management industry. Structured Approach to Managing Projects

  • The Process-based Approach
  • Business Case
  • Organisation
  • Plans
  • Progress
  • Change
  • Quality
  • Risk
  • Practical Work

Approach & Exams

The PRINCE2 Practitioner course is a mixture of input and practical sessions, delivered by a PeopleCert approved trainer with practical experience of project management.

SPOCE's online event preparation is available to everyone attending this PRINCE2 Foundation and PRINCE2 practitioner-er certification event. Delegates should spend approximately 10 hours studying this pre-course material in order to be well prepared for the course.

Due to the intense nature of this Prince2 Practitioner course, delegates should plan to commit approximately 1 hour each evening during the course for study and review.

What examinations are taken on the Prince2 Practitioner Course?

PRINCE2 Foundation exam at the end of day 2

PRINCE2 Practitioner Exam: 2½ hours, open book (PRINCE2 manual only) consisting of 68 objective test questions.

To maintain your PRINCE2 Practitioner Qualification you will need to resit your PRINCE2 Practitioner exam within 3 years of passing your original examination or remain accredited under the AXELOS PRINCE2 Membership scheme

Successful candidates who achieve their Prince2 practitioner-er certification by passing the Prince2 foundation exam and the Prince2 practitioner exam will be entered into the Prince2 practitioner register (Successful Candidate Register).


From the date of acknowledgement by the GTA, the cancellation charges are:-

* More than 28 days of the course start date: No Charge

* 14-28 days of the course start date: 20% of the full fees.

* 7-14 days of the course start date: 50% of the full fees.

* Within 7 days of the course start date: 100% of the full fees.

Course Benefits


On completion of this course you will have achieved the following objectives:

  • Understand the PRINCE2® method at Foundation and Practitioner level and covers the full PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner syllabus
  • Understand the integrated elements of PRINCE2® (principles, processes, themes and tailoring) at a practitioner level
  • Appreciate business processes and lifecycle models for projects and project management to Prince2 Practitioner level. Help delegates to operate effectively with colleagues and managers within a structured project management environment at the Practitioner level.
  • Understand the benefits and principles underlying a structured approach to project management
  • Prepare you for your PRINCE2 Foundation exam and PRINCE2 practitioner exam

You may also be interested in our online training version, further details can be found via the link below;

PRINCE2 Passport E-Learning (online)


Tutor Profile


Richard Lampitt is one of the leading PRINCE2® trainers in the World. As SPOCE's PRINCE2® Lead Trainer, Richard is responsible for coordinating and developing all PRINCE2® training materials and then disseminating these to approved trainers, affiliates and licensees Worldwide.

Richard has trained over 20 trainers who have successfully completed the APMG trainer approval process and over the last 14 years, Richard has successfully delivered hundreds of PRINCE2 courses to thousands of people around the world.